Using thinset as grout


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Old 05-09-03, 07:48 AM
Peter Poon
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Using thinset as grout

Hi,

Can anybody tell me whether I can use the same thinset that I use to install the floor tiles as grout. If not, what is the disadvantage. If yes, 1/4 inch of grout space is good?

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Old 05-09-03, 08:20 PM
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Grout and mortar are different compositions. I don't know why, but I sure wouldn't take the risk just to save a few bucks on an otherwise expensive job.

1/4" spacing is good if you like the looks of that. Within reason (1/8" to 1/2"), it's a matter of personal taste.
 
 

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