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Joined: April 2009
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northridge, CA
Posted: May 5, 2009 10:47 PM

I need to learn how to do marble floors so I can quit turning down those jobs.

Anyone got any tips or anyone in the (818) need a helper to teach.  I have equipment and I'm not trying to get paid.  I just want to learn marble fast.


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Joined: July 2008
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Orlando, FL
Posted: May 6, 2009 12:56 AM

RE: Marble
Marble typically has very tight joints, no bigger than 1/8th inch. This means it is critical to get the tiles level and even. You can use a mud set technique or a good quality thinset mortar. You will need to use a two foot and a four foot or larger level. Go slow, and remember the key is flat and level with no lippage. You may want to look into using Lash leveling wedges and clips which is supposed to virtually eliminate lippage. Good luck.
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Joined: August 2008
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Posted: May 6, 2009 9:27 PM

RE: Marble

In addition to what Michael said, you should check out FindAnyFloor's advanced tile and stone installation guide here www.findanyfloor.com/pub/pdf/Insta...

There are some good tips in there.  Other than that, Michael is the one to go to for tile and stone advice around here.  I'm sure here will be able to answer any questions you have.

Good Luck!
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