Asked by: Ferney Areasasked in category: General Last Updated: 29th January, 2020
How much thinset do I need for tile?
Thereof, how much thinset do I need for 12x24 tile?
Thinset & Grout Coverage Info
|TILE SIZE||RECOMMENDED SPACING||Sq Ft COVERAGE (based on 25lb sanded)|
|12 inch||3/16 inch||115 - 125 Sq Ft|
|18 inch||3/16 inch||140 - 150 Sq Ft|
|12 x 24 inch||3/16 inch||130 - 140 Sq Ft|
|24 inch||3/16 inch||190 - 200 Sq Ft|
Similarly, how much thinset should I use? Holding the trowel at a slight angle with the flat side against the surface, spread the thinset across the floor or wall like butter on bread. Leave a thin but even layer of thinset on a 3-foot-square area -- or about as much space as you can cover in a few minutes.
Furthermore, how much grout do I need for tile?
Average Coverage A 25-pound bag of dry grouting compound, when mixed with water, usually is sufficient to grout around 200 square feet of typical 4 1/4-inch square ceramic tile that is 1/4 inch thick, with 1/8-inch grout lines. A 200-square-foot area is equivalent to a wall about 8 feet high by 25 feet wide.
How many bags of thinset do I need for 200 square feet?
(22.68 kg) bag of mortar per 150 - 200 ft2 (13.9 - 18.6 m2). To bond tile to DITRA, using a 1/4" x 3/8" (6 mm x 10 mm) square- or U-notched trowel: Use one 50 lb (22.68 kg) bag of mortar per 40 - 50 ft2 (3.7 - 4.6 m2).