|Fred Gray's published article in the Feb/March issue of SPLASH! magazine|
Tiling to Last a Lifetime
Fred Gray, LATICRETE Technical Service Manager, provides great tips on things to consider before going ahead with your tiling work, in his article as published in the February - March issue of SPLASH! magazine.
"Following on from my last article, I thought it prudent to go into a little more depth with some of the considerations and practices when preparing one of the most common substrate for ceramic tiling in pools – the concrete shell.
Preparation – The first step in substrate preparation is the evaluation of the substrate and its surface condition. This includes the levelness (plane or flatness deviation), identification of general defects (e.g. structural cracks, shrinkage cracks, laitance, etc…), and the presence of curing compounds or surface hardeners, and contamination." Click here to contain reading the full article.