How big is a QEP square notch trowel?How big is a QEP square notch trowel?
Which is easier to use square notch or V notch trowel?Which is easier to use square notch or V notch trowel?
V-notch trowels are also easier to handle than square-notch trowels because they are moving and extruding less thinset mortar. V-notch trowels with soft, plastic handles are recommended to make them easier to hold.
What do notches do on a mortar trowel?What do notches do on a mortar trowel?
The notches do two important things. First, they make it easy to apply only a specific amount of mortar. No matter how much mortar you pile onto the trowel, the notches apply it in nice, even lines of identical thickness. Second, the trowel creates spaces between the lines of mortar.
How big of a trowel do I need for 6×36 tile?How big of a trowel do I need for 6×36 tile?
What size trowel for 6×36 tile? A ½ x ½ inch square notch trowel is a good choice for this size of tile. What size trowel for 12×12 wall tile? A ¼ inch x ⅜ inch square notch trowel works well for most 12 x 12 tiles (30cm x 30cm). What size trowel for penny tile floor? ¼ inch x 3/16 inch V-notch trowel works well for most penny round tiles.
What kind of trowel to use for square tile?What kind of trowel to use for square tile?
As a general rule, square-notch trowels are used for most floor tile and any tile over about two inches square. A variation of a square-notch trowel is the U-notch trowel.