Dry time for thinset under hardi and thinset on seams...

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Old 07-01-11, 08:59 AM
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Dry time for thinset under hardi and thinset on seams...

Can I install the hardi, tape and mortar the seams, and lay the tile all in one go? Does the thinset under the hardi need to dry before tile goes down? Does the thinset on the seams need to dry before the tile goes down?
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Old 07-01-11, 09:05 AM
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You need to let the stuff under the Hardi cure per instructions...but most people here say they tape and tile all at once. AFAIK at least
 
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Old 07-01-11, 02:09 PM
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By the time you finish taping, the thinset will probably be dry anyway, as it is only a skim type coat anyway. Let the thinset dry as Vic stated before you put weight or tile on it.
 
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Old 07-01-11, 09:17 PM
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Sorry guys...but no. You can install any CBU, tape and tile right away. The only exception is if there's an important game on tv.

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Old 07-02-11, 06:04 AM
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I think the OP was wondering about the thinset "under" the cbu. Yeah, as stated the tape can be tiled over almost immediately.
 
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Old 07-02-11, 11:49 AM
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I think the OP was wondering about the thinset "under" the cbu.
Yes I know, all cbu's require thin set under them.

Spread thin set - fasten boards - mix more thin set for tiles - (a bit thicker) install tiles taping seams as you go. Or if it's a larger job you can tape then set tiles next day, or if you're worried about creating speed-bumps tape the next day too.

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