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Bathroom Tile Question

2 months ago


We just built our home 2 years ago, but we already got water under our shower tiles (hexagon mosaic pattern). I had a tile guy come in (most reasonable priced and good yelp ratings) and he started to remove the tile. It turns out that water seeped throughout all the foundation cement in the shower and most of it just broke apart like loose sand. He removed everything and re-cemented it.

I have a few questions:

1. He's coming back about 5 days after the cement was laid (almost 2 inches over a 4x5 area) to lay tile. Is that too soon?

2. We had a marble mosaic installed, but I don't think it was sealed, thus the water underneath. We're going to switch to porcelain tile, but should we still seal the grout (Mapei Ultracolor FA)?

3. What is the best sealer? I currently have 511 H2O plus sealer.

Thank you!

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