One edge of my final mortar be in my shower pan has a low spot. What can I do?

Reply

  #1  
Old 01-25-12, 05:18 AM
H
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: usa
Posts: 10
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
One edge of my final mortar be in my shower pan has a low spot. What can I do?

So, I put in my final mortar bed and this morning realized (probably due to the late hour I worked until) that I have a low spot on one of my edges of my concrete bed. Of course, this will affect my tile laying.... Is there anything I can use to fill the low spot? More concrete? Heavy on the thinset? Thanks for any help.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 01-25-12, 03:15 PM
chandler's Avatar
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 39,967
Received 5 Votes on 5 Posts
I would opt for a thicker thinset (no oxymoron intended), as you lay your tile. Adding a layer to the bed may not adhere properly and cause a slip in the layers, not sure.
 
  #3  
Old 01-25-12, 06:11 PM
A
Member
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: usa
Posts: 135
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
if its less than 3/8ths, then i would build it up with thinset, let it dry, then tile. If you try to build it up with thinset as you are tiling, chances are the tile would sink and the thinset ooze up between the joints. You should use a grout float to beat the smaller tile into the thinset as you are laying it. make the thinset too thick and you might not get the bond you want.
 
Reply
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description: