Can I add more water to thinset?
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Besides, how much water do you add to Thinset?
Water Mixing Ratio Thinset is available in powder form in both 25- and 50-lb. bags. The ratio of water to mortar for thinset tile is 6:50 or 6 qts. of water per 50-lb.
Beside above, how long can you use thinset after mixing? The instructions clearly give a max pot life of 3 hours, saying that power remixing may be needed if the mortar starts to harden.
Similarly one may ask, what happens if you put too much water in Thinset?
If you put too much water in thinset several things happen. This can easily make the tile go too low, sending thinset up the grout lines causing an unnecessary mess, and then you have to peel the tile back up to add more thinset to bring it back up to the level of the other tiles. 2. It takes a very long time to cure.
Can you rewet Thinset?
There is no way to save mixed thinset. Thinset cointains portland cement, which chemically reacts with the water you add to harden. It does not dry by evaporation, so if you mix up a batch of thinset and pack it in an air-tight container, it will still harden in a few hours.