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Newly laid tiles flooded

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by Soton, 16 Jun 2010.

  1. Soton

    Soton

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    Looking for advice, I have a new downstairs toilet just been put in - 18mm tongue and groove tiled with a man-made composite tile, flexible adhesive, water resistant grout

    However, the toilet feed was not capped while the toilet was out and tiler said to leave it for a day before putting it back on top of the tiles.
    The toilet feed is on the same isolator as an outside tap which was being connected up, about 20 hours after the tiler was finished.

    Plumber tests tap outside, comes in 10mins later, very wet tiles.

    The blame is with me for not making sure the toilet feed was capped or that the plumber knew about the shared pipe work. :oops:

    But what am I looking at? The T&G is in place of old floor boards so well suspended so should dry out quickly, but the new grout and adhesive will have taken a serious wash. Will they need to come up?
     
  2. joe-90

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    Just wait until it dries. Shouldn't be a problem.
     
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  3. jctilingservices

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    chances are that the addy was 90% dry before the tiler left mate, should have nothing to worry about
     
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    18mm very thin the tile onto. :eek:
     
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