This detail shows tile laid in a mortar bed on concrete. The tile is adhered using a dry-set or latex-modified portland cement mortar bond coat (optional). The sand and cement mortar bed is reinforced with a 2″ x 2″ wire mesh. If required, a waterproof / antifracture membrane is applied to the concrete subfloor. This detail is based on TCNA Method F121.
06.130.0201: Floor Tile - Cement Mortar Bed on Concrete