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I've been installing tiles for quite a while now and one of the most frustrating things I have to deal with, is unlevel walls. Even when I've worked with contractors and had made it clear to them that a level wall was crucial, I still get tsunami walls.
Have you a unique way of dealing with it?:huh:
 

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My answer is Tec 3n1 :thumbsup: being both a thin and medium bed mortar you can float out many out of plumb areas, add in the no slip (6# /sf) properties and it is hard to find a better mortar for walls.
 

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I am guessing by his description he is talking about flat. The " tsunami" reference would indicate a wavy wall (crown in and out).

Screw the paper and lathe route, those crazy hobbiest...

Drywall shims as a first resort. That has always worked for me. If they are way out of plane you can sister or plane as needed.
 
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