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Old 09-05-2011, 01:30 PM   #1
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I'm laying cement patio slabs on top of my cement entryway . What kin of adhesive should I use , is mortar OK to use ?

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Old 09-05-2011, 01:43 PM   #2
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I've hard of people laying them on "-1" of sand. And I've heard of people mortaring them in place.

I plan on ripping out my concrete and replacing it with a 4" crushed 3/4" rock bed, 1" of paver sand and then pavers. The patio comes flush to the laundry room floor, so I don't have a choice to build upward.

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Ida are you laying them tight to one-another or spacing them for a grout joint?
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Old 09-05-2011, 02:26 PM   #4
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Isn't that the most irritating computer glitch???
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Earlier I was trying to make it happen and I couldn't figure out at what point in the process it occurs. I am still wondering if proof-reading would catch it and one would have an opportunity to correct it.
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It's in the system----when CT changed over to the 'New and Improved' that showed up in my profile.which was done several years back.

It just happens on certain days----server error?
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Ida are you laying them tight to one-another or spacing them for a grout joint?
I don't plan to leave any space between the stones
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Okay good! If it were me I would use modified thinset mortar for ceramic tile and bond only the perimeter stones, allowing the interior stones to float. This will accommodate any freeze/thaw cycles that may occur and still keep everything in place.
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bud's probably suggested the best method under the circumstances however be advised no tile ( conc, ceramic, glass, etc ) is permanent for exterior use.
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What exactly are you using? Describe these "cement patio slabs".
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You can adhere your pavers directly to the concrete using paver adhesive from your local distributor.

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