Peel and Stick Tile Curling Up

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Old 04-20-04, 06:18 PM
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Question Peel and Stick Tile Curling Up

I installed some peel and stick tile in my basement on a concrete floor (I did have it tested for moisture). I cleansed the concrete before installation and applied the recommended adhesive. Now it seems that the edges are starting to curl up. Could I have applied them too close together or What?
 
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Old 04-20-04, 06:38 PM
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Curling self adhesive tile

If after cleaning concrete and allowing to thoroughly dry before tile installation, then perhaps curling could be do to one of the following:

Wrong trowel size used (too little adhesive) causing tile movement.
Allowing a wet-set adhesive to over dry.
Tiles not acclimated to job site causing expansion or contraction.
Improper rolling or not rolled at all.
 
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