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Hot Mop (old hat)

Posted by Raymond VinZant Plm Prof on January 23rd, 2003 07:14 PM
In reply to Waterproofing tiled shower floor by Kenny on January 23rd, 2003 12:27 PM [Go to top of thread]

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Hot mop floors were popular before the invention of pvc and poly roll liners. These new liners are not subject to the cracking and breaking of tar. In the same manner that roofers have switched to rubber membrane roofs, good tilers have switched to membrane under tile. Every time you put hot water in the shower you have expansion and contraction. Tar lasts, but PVC and other plastic liners last longer. Still some of the older tile guys, very old, stick with what they learned and have not adapted.
Good Luck
Raymond VinZant

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