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technical tiling help please

Posted by maineadventure (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 27, 11 at 13:34

I thought I already posted this, but it seems to have gone into the ether....hmmm...

Ok, I'm an avid DIY and have done well so far...however...I really screwed this one up -I'm tiling my bathroom floor and installing a decorative center lay in the middle of the floor.

I was square until one of the travertine mosaic listellos went awry (didn't realize until the mortar was set) - now I'm no longer square and the tiles don't match up on the outside far left corner. Luckily, I have not grouted yet - so should I chisel up the tiles (I have plenty of extra) and "cheat" it a bit to get them square or should I just cheat the remainder to get it square - it will definitely be a "cleaner" line if I pull them up, but I'm scared because I've laid the tile over skim coat over radiant heat flooring.

Ideas? My husband wants me to finish this stupid floor today! Thanks for your help!


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RE: technical tiling help please

Can you post a photo? In general I'd say replace the tile (my little "cheats" never fail to jump out at me months later, just because I know they're there). But it depends on the severity of the un-squareness.


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