Appliances on top of new floor tiles

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Posted by: from Kitchener
4/18/2016 at 11:08:24 AM

My husband is installing new porcelain tiles in our laundry room. Once the installation is complete, can we go ahead and put our washer and dryer right back in, or should we wait some length of time for it to settle/cure...?

Many thanks!

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Date/Time4/18/2016 at 12:15:18 PM

You should wait a minimum of 24 to 48 hours for it to cure properly. To be safe I would personally wait 48 hours.

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Date/Time4/18/2016 at 1:42:55 PM

Good afternoon,

You should wait 48 hours for floor to cure.

Depending on the humidity levels in your home, it may need 72 hours of cure time.

Hope this helps.

All the best,


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Uzma from UR Homes in Milton
Date/Time4/18/2016 at 3:34:29 PM

After doing grouting you can put washer and dryer after 8 hours. Nothing will happen to tiles. Ideal dry time is 48 hrs.

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Date/Time4/18/2016 at 7:55:49 PM

I would say 24 to 48 hours but also consult the label of the materials you are using as they may have more detailed information.

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Date/Time4/18/2016 at 10:21:16 PM

The responses you have received are pretty good.

I would wait 48 hours before moving the appliances back on. That is what I always do.

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Teri in Kitchener
Date/Time4/21/2016 at 8:48:59 PM

Thank you all very much!

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