What to fill this gap with?

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WDavison

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Need to tile my vestibule but theres a large 5 by 4 inch deep gap behind the door that someone has previously filled with wood and expanding foam.

What would be best to fill this gap with ready for tile?

First thought was just cement but prob would create a rising damp issue there I guess.

Cheers

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Bond

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If it’s as deep as you say, l would use a fast setting concrete on a plastic dpc vertical and horizontal also fold at ends.
 

Bond

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Not sure why l got a dislike ? above, for suggesting an aqueous bitumen solution could be used instead of a physical dpc as first suggested, it’s mainly used as a tanking and dpc membrane, usually requiring two or three coats.
 
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Waluigi

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Don’t worry about it.

Just ignore the reputation system like I do. You just need to change your preferences so you’re not notified.
 

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