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blocked up cupboard now proud of wall before tiling

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by Stupida, 12 Oct 2019.

  1. Stupida

    Stupida

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    Removed an airing cupboard to give space to the kitchen on the other side and framed the opening with pressure treated 3x2. however when I place the tile backer board (12.5) against the frame its proud of the wall by about 6mm.

    Will the tiler be able to make up the difference with adhesive or do I need to use a thiner tile backer?

    The uprights centres in the frame are only 300mm .... I I I

    Forgot to mention the room is a bathroom being refurbished the rest of the partuicular wall is plaster having removed the old tiles
     
  2. bobasd

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    why not post a photo?
     
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  3. Stupida

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    After screwing the board to the frame the gap is only about 3mm now...

    If the tiler can't sort it out what about skimming the wall to match it to the backer board?
     

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    thanks for the pics - what you show is the wall running out, not the backer board.
    properly prepped, thats no problem at all for tiling over or skimming over.

    fwiw: is that simply a wall or is it a chimney breast?
     
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  5. Stupida

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    It’s a bathroom wall. No bath or shower on this wall though.
     
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