Adhering to the manufacturers specifications for; Substrates, Waterproofing systems, Adhesives, Tiles, Grouts etc… is critical in avoiding defects and failures.
Involving the tiler in the planning stage will avoid some common problems.
Unfortunately too often we are contacted after the substrate is fixed and the tiles are purchased.
A common avoidable problem we see is the tile weight per m² is heavier than the allowable weight per m² for the wall substrate.
Click on the following topics that are relevant to your project, they may help avoid costly mistakes.