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Plasterer left 2 inch gap at bottom of wall for skirting...

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by hampshire_rob, 4 Aug 2006.

  1. hampshire_rob

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    I know this is quite common.

    Problem is I want to tile to the bathroom floor and have no skirting. What can I Use to fill the gap and create a good bonding surface for the tiles?

    Rough plaster the gap myself (my plastering skills are zero)?

    Or,

    Leave the void there (the tiles are very large anyway)?
     
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    If the tiles are large and you have a full one at the bottom i would leave it. ;)
     
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    Bear in mind that if you belt an unsupported tile with a vacuum it'll crack a damn site easier than one that's fully supported. The choice is yours - for what's involved, why not just chuck some bonding plaster in the gap? You don't need any plastering skills to do that.
     
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    you can fill it with anything probably that sets hard. some sand and cement or some extra tile adhesive... I would certainly fill with something though as it will be easier when it comes to grouting.

    sanjay
     

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