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Mosaics on floor

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by Terry7556, 20 Oct 2015.

  1. Terry7556

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    I'm in the middle of a wet room job at home
    I would like to use a mosaic on the floor to help with my fall into the gully/drain rather than cut larger tiles
    Swmbo has chosen emperador mixage mosaic 50/50 on a 300 mm sq sheet , they are 8 mm thick But are classed as a wall sheet
    Is this a definate no no to use on the floor?
    I am sick to death of looking at tiles and visiting tile shops and I also really Love that the only tile she likes is over £100 sq mt
    Any advice or opinion welcome
     
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    If its a natural Emperador marble and not an imitation, that should be fine for the floor. Needs to be well sealed though and fixed with a white cement-based adhesive.

    They probably only offer it as a wall mosaic due to it having no slip resistance, but the grout lines will stop you from sliding too far.... maybe... but strength wise it'll be solid.

    Now all you need is Ice-Skating lessons :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Never considered the white adhesive , great tip , cheers paul
     
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    Yeah, one of the main things with natural stone, especially marble and travertine, because it is porous a dark adhesive can bleed in to the back and permanently discolour it.
     
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