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    zeke31719 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 10, 2006, 09:50 PM
    I need to slope a floor toward the drain?
    I have been asked to do a tiel job. The problem is that there is a floor drain that doesn't slope properly. I need to put a small slope on the floor but not too much. The existing floor is concrete. Do I use a Mud bed? How do I get a gradual slope over a large area? Please help.
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    Oct 11, 2006, 06:42 AM
    A mud floor would be your best bet. Determine how much slope you need. Chalk lines along the wall as a starting (high) point then slope the mud toward the drain.
    You can use a 6' level and a long striaght 2x4 as a screed board.

    There was a tile forum I think member Dherman mentioned a while back, but I forget what it was.

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