Peel and Stick Tile Curling Up

Old 04-20-04, 05:18 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
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?
Old 04-20-04, 05:38 PM
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: USA
Posts: 15,817
Received 1 Vote on 1 Post
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.

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: