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The bottom edge of the backer should terminate above the upper most edge of the pan. The tile should come further down over the rim and occlude the rim flange and terminate about 1/4" above the pan shoulder. That 1/4" gap should be caulked with waterproof caulking.
if you are making up 2" of space, standard premix concrete is fine. you dont need anything else. its mass and mechanical locking expansion will hold everything together just fine. if its 1", you can still do it with premix, bud you need to add polymer modifier and i would put in a sheet of steel rebar mesh (3 x 3)
dont use any of the diy junk people are mentioning up above - its all overpriced and slower than molasses in january. use these: http://oceandiamondtools.com/Core-Bit-Wet-Blue-Photo.html they chuck up on a variable speed grinder (5/8-11 stub) and are used with regular wetting. a 6mm hole like what you are probably doing will take about 20 seconds in ...
I install these items professionally in commercial buildings. Hammer drills with sds bits are the way to go. Just be careful not to crack the tile.
If you are leaving the tiles in place: peanut butter and a little rubbing. The only problem is it will remove the deep shine, in that area. Just give the flooring a little Mop & Glow..
Put up some sort of trim (quarter-round is canonical) to cover the gap.
I would recommend heavy duty constructive adhesive followed by grout colored caulk that best matche the grout around the tiles https://www.google.com/search?q=grout+colored+caulk to minimize cost and work I would risk using the caulk as glue try to remove the old adhesive clean back of tile and wall well put a lot of construction adhesive on the back of ...
Get a fine sander/ grinder. Carefully remove adhesive from back of tile. Apply tile adhesive (available from hardware store) to the back of the tile. Put the tile back where it fell from. Hold the tile until you can remove your hand without it falling off or you can put something heavy against it to hold it in place.
just go rent or buy a demolition hammer with a concrete chisel. they are small enough to not make too much vibration to damage whats below, but large enough and enough power that you dont turn a 20 minute job into a 20 day job. hitachi dh40fa is the best one i have used, but they dont make it anymore. anything like this will work: ...
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