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    Why do tile substrates take different times to dry?


    Why is it important to wait much longer for certain tiling substrates to dry in comparison to other scenarios?

    Asked by Adam on 5th Jan 2022
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    Antonio De Souza

    "There is just one difference between the two cases, one dries quickly and the other one takes longer, however, the resistance is the same in both cases. That's all

    I prefer that one who dries quickly as I finish the job quickly as well."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Oct 2019 - report

    "Depends on what surface material is used and is also sucks in moisture."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
    CJKings Tiling

    "Hi, it all depends on the substrate. If it absorbs more moisture it will dry quicker I.e timber/cement board."

    Answered on 6th Jan 2022 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Domestic maintenance/ handyman& Cleaners Service

    "Depends on the amount of tile adhesive, the quality of the tile, and the quality of the wall.
    Because I wouldn't bounce the tile."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report

    "All substrates are different depending on weather ie heat or cold 99 % will be fine after 6 weeks unless it's a soft based pour then a moisture test will be required primer is the key to all substrates after 6 weeks"

    Answered on 10th Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report

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