Today we discuss tips for how to tile a shower pan using penny tile mosaics. Sure, tile mosaics look amazing but they require attention to detail. So we share how to make installations much better.

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Tip #1 – Install pre-sloped shower pans over a flat and level substrate according to directions

Tip #2 – Waterproof shower walls and flood test the shower system

Tip #3 – Use the correct thin-set mortar, e.g. Schluter’s ALL-SET, and NOT MASTIC!!!

Tip #4 – Pick tile mosaics with very little adhesive between the tile and mesh

Tip #5 – Choose the right trowel size according to the tile size, shape, and thickness

Tip #6 – Directional trowel thin-set mortar and achieve 95% thin-set coverage

Tip #7 – Leave an expansion and contraction joint between mosaics and the wall/shower curb

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