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marble tiles- should i lay on a thin layer of sand??

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by CREAM, 15 Jul 2008.

  1. CREAM

    CREAM

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    hi i am wondering if anyone could give me some advice as to how i should lay my marble floor tiles.
    i have heard a few things but not sure which of them is correct....
    should i lay them straight onto the concrete ??
    someone has told me to lay on a layer of sand........ if this is correct could someone please elaborate?

    will be soo grateful of any hep i recieve

    Thnaks
    :)
     
  2. jefoss

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    i find a good layer of gravy to be better than sand, if you get the bisto it is a fantastic bed for the marble tiles and also when you are mixing it it smells nice too.

    :LOL: ;)
     
  3. Jasonb

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    The problem with gravey is it can stain light coloured marble brown ;) For this and several others reason I would go with a white powdered floor tile adhesive and don't forget to seal the stone before grouting.

    Jason
     
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