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


Old 01-25-12, 05:18 AM
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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.
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Old 01-25-12, 03:15 PM
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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.
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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.
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