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Old 06-20-2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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Shower Mortar Bed Thickness?


Now that my hot mop is done (and passed), time to do the rest.

After I install the Hardibacker on the walls, I need to make the mortar bed.

Yes...I know to do 1/4"/foot of slope...but how how much space should I allow for tile at the drain? I'm assuming my tile will be about 1/4" thick...so maybe another 1/8" to allow for the thinset?

Hence, I want my mortar bed to be about 3/8" below the top rim of the drain?


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Old 06-20-2013, 08:31 PM   #2
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Is there an adjustable drain set?---I usually figure 1 1/2" at the drain---Let's see if Jaz is looking---He knows a lot about the specs on everything tile related.

PS--I know nothing about hot mop---

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