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Old 05-21-2011, 06:19 AM   #1
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Is it a must to apply thinset to backer even though I put 30 screws in each 32x60 piece?

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Old 05-21-2011, 06:24 AM   #2
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The thinset helps to even out any irregularities in the floor. Not doing so potentially could lead to a void in the floor which could cause a crack in the tile later. The seams also need to be taped.

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