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Bondable surfaces are required for a successful tile installation. This course reviews bond breakers, how to check for them, and how to review them.
Previously you learned about tools used in demolition. In this couse, the learner will understand the demolition process including what to do prior to demolition and how to demo floors and walls.
Before the tile installation begins, the concrete needs to be prepped for the installation. This could include checking for flatness or making sure the surface in bondable. This course will review the requirements for concrete before the tile installation begins.
This course introduces the learner to products that can be used to patch concrete and how they are used.
This course introduces the learner to SLU over concrete and how it is used.
This course will review surface prep and installation techniques of mortar bed
This is an introduction to backer boards including the different types and where they are used.
Before the tile installation begins, the wood needs to be prepped for the installation. This could include checking for flatness or making sure the surface in bondable. This course will review the requirements for wood before the tile installation begins.
Wood substrates may not meet industry standards when installed, this course will review the types of material that can be used to patch wood and how they are installed.
This is an introductory course to SLU over wood substrates and how it is installed.
This course introduces the learner to what underlayments are, and why they are used.
In a previous course, we introduced you to primers. In this course, we will review of bonding primer uses and limitations.
In the 101 course you learned the basics of different types of waterproof membranes. This course expands on what you have already learned and reviews different types of waterproof membranes and installation techniques
This course expands on what was learned in crack isolation 101.
This course introduces the learner to underlayment mats, how they are different from other membranes, and how they are installed.
Vapor barriers limit the flow of moisture and vapor through them. This course reviews products that are considered vapor barriers, how they are tested, and where they are used.
This course reviews what makes a membrane a sound reduction membrane, how the membranes are tested, and code requirements for sound and impact resistance.
Introduction to sources of moisture in concrete and testing
Introduction to helping the setter on the job.
We have reviewed a lot of courses specific to safety when installing tile. This course reviews information that was explained in those courses.
Now that you have finished several courses over your first year of employment, let's take a quick review of what you have viewed and quiz you on what you have learned.