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Old 10-20-2010, 01:59 AM   #1
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How to install marble floor tiles...
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Old 10-20-2010, 11:02 AM   #2
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Haily, that is a complicated question to answer. You are really asking us to write a book. There is a heck of a lot of information to cover; subfloors, deflection, different thinsets, materials, etc. before you even get to touching a tile. If you just spread out some thinset and stick marble tile down without doing it right from the git-go, you are asking for all kinds of trouble.
Actually, there have been books written on the subject. I would suggest you pick one up at your local library or home improvement store and then come back here with specific questions.

Edited to add: On re-reading this I see you are on concrete, but still, a good tile book would be invaluable.

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Will the marble tiles go directly on to the concrete?
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Haily, that is a complicated question to answer. You are really asking us to write a book. There is a heck of a lot of information to cover; subfloors, deflection, different thinsets, materials, etc. before you even get to touching a tile. If you just spread out some thinset and stick marble tile down without doing it right from the git-go, you are asking for all kinds of trouble.
Actually, there have been books written on the subject. I would suggest you pick one up at your local library or home improvement store and then come back here with specific questions.

Edited to add: On re-reading this I see you are on concrete, but still, a good tile book would be invaluable.
You mean you're NOT supposed to stick them down with bubble gum????

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