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traditional method

full mortar bed

2

separates tile+reinforced mortar bed,
from structural floor.

cleavage membrane:

3

cleavage membrane material

typ 15lb roofing felt,
4 mil polyethylene film

4

membrane in place of cleavage membrane,
preferred in commercial showers (continuous wetness)

waterproof membrane

5

cleavage membrane use

floors where excessive deflection expected,
and precast / post-tensioned concrete floors.

6

full mortar bed installation process

placed while mortar still plastic,
or after cure in 2nd coat of dry-set or latex-portland cement mortar.

7

full mortar bed reinforcement:
at floor

2x2, 16 gage wwf.

8

full mortar bed reinforcement:
at walls

portland cement base coat,
on galvanized metal lath.

9

thinset mortar: con

if deflection, will crack

10

thinset mortar: process

cementitious panel nailed to subfloor.

tile laid in thin coating,
dry-set or latex-portland cement mortar.

11

@ noncommercial construction,

thinset methods can be combined w

waterproof cementitious backer boards,

12

chips of marble, quartz, granite,
in matrix of cementitious/chemical/both

terrazzo

13

terrazzo types:
most common,
small chips < ⅜”

standard

14

terrazzo types:
chips > ⅜”.

venetian

15

terrazzo types:
thin, random-fractured slabs of marble,
w standard terrazzo between.

palladian

16

terrazzo types:
matrix depressed to expose chips.

rustic

17

terrazzo types:
12 / 16” squares,
laid in cement mortar like stone or ceramic tile.

precast floor tiles: