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LARGE FORMAT TILE INSTALLATION TIPS

Get the most out of your Daltile product by following these helpful instructions for installing large format tile.
 
Dos & Don’ts
  • Large format tile installation requires particular attention to proper substrate preparation, grout joint sizing, trowel selection and mortar coverage.
  • When installing large format tile, there must be at least 90% mortar contact and a minimum grout joint of 3/16".
  • Large format tile must be installed on a level substrate.
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Installation Requirement

For proper bonding, medium bed mortar should be used in installing tiles with a dimensional length greater than 20" x 20", large rectangles or tiles with greater dimensional thickness than normal.
 
Back buttering tiles of this nature in the installation process will also assure proper coverage for body.

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Maintenance

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the Right Tile

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