preparing freshly poured concrete for laying slate

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  1. Jul 10, 2009 #1

    hvarnado

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    I have a freshly poured outdoor
    concrete patio. How should I prepare the surface before laying slate tile.
     
  2. Aug 15, 2009 #2

    glennjanie

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    Welcome Hvarnado:
    The manufacturer should have instructions on laying the tile. Or you could google for instructions.
    Glenn
     
  3. Aug 16, 2009 #3

    yesitsconcrete

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    pressure wash it before doing anything to remove the dirt that's accumulated since placing,,, slate gets laid in mortar, NOT thin-set,,, don't worry too much about it, tho, as the slate'll pop off when the water freezes - yes, even here in atlanta,,, that's why its not suggested as you wish
     

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