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Old 11-16-2009, 08:03 PM   #1
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I was really ready to tile today. So I mixed the thin set and started tiling. I didn't read the bag when it said to wait 5-10 mins before tiling. So question is did I really mess up or will the tiles wind up ok?


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Old 11-17-2009, 06:35 AM   #2
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you need to wait for the thinset to "slake" This allows the chemicals to react and strengthen the mix. I would suggest removing the tiles you just set and start over correctly.


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Leave em, you should be fine.
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Old 11-18-2009, 10:58 PM   #4
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Leave them, either that or Bob will come over and fix everything for you.

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