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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By cx
Welcome, Scott. :) If it were my project I'd...

Welcome, Scott. :)

If it were my project I'd remove that existing floor covering without the slightest hesitation. Wear a decent respirator and keep the area damp and just take it out. But you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By cx
Christopher, I've combined four of your first...

Christopher, I've combined four of your first five threads on your project here so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. We can give it a more generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By cx
Christopher, the requirement in that application...

Christopher, the requirement in that application is that the fasteners fully penetrate the bottom layer of subflooring.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By cx
Welcome, Tim. :) Not sure what you mean by...

Welcome, Tim. :)

Not sure what you mean by "Kerdi tape," but I would recommend you use Kerdi Band (or similar) and attach it to the tiling flange of your receptor with Kerdi Fix and to your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By cx
What Kevin said, Jerry. The pre-slope is a...

What Kevin said, Jerry. The pre-slope is a building code requirement and if the guy building the shower doesn't know even that you're really gonna need to keep an eye on him.

My opinion; worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By cx
Welcome, Wade. :) Not sure I understand the...

Welcome, Wade. :)
Not sure I understand the question.

If I were building the house, the baseboard in the carpet areas would be installed before the carpet was installed and the carpet tucked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By cx
Kraul, it's entirely up to you whether you follow...

Kraul, it's entirely up to you whether you follow the manufacturer's recommendations for the installation of that shower receptor, but the mortar under the receptor usually provides stabilization and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By cx
Wade, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Wade, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. I've combined your first three threads...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,653
Posted By cx
In a properly built shower it doesn't matter...

In a properly built shower it doesn't matter whether you have any grout or caulking in the tile surface at all, Dave. Well, not until time to clean it, of course.

The big concern with what you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By cx
Is this the tool you have in mind...

Is this the tool you have in mind (http://www.gotgreattools.com/tyrex-corded-sheathing-decking-tool-drives-1-1-43inch-collated-screws-d600-ac.html), Christopher?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By cx
Your subfloor is common on the Left Coast...

Your subfloor is common on the Left Coast (helpful if you'll add that geographic location to your User Profile) and with the addition of nominal 1/2" plywood is suitable for a ceramic tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tim. :) 1. You have no change in...

Welcome, Tim. :)

1. You have no change in setting method. It appears that you plan to use the thinset method for your installation and plan to build up under part of your installation with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By cx
Welcome, Paul. :) 1. Control joints must be...

Welcome, Paul. :)

1. Control joints must be cut or troweled into a concrete SOG within 24 hours of pouring if they are to be of any value at all, and the 24 hours is actually too long in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By cx
Welcome, Wil. :) Is this the drain you have...

Welcome, Wil. :)

Is this the drain you have in mind to use as your floor drain? (https://www.supplyhouse.com/Jones-Stephens-D50001-4-Shower-Drain-Floor-Drain-w-Stainless-Steel-Round-Strainer-PVC)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By cx
2. Again, measure and mark carefully and you can...

2. Again, measure and mark carefully and you can start installing your tiles at any place, or places, on your floor so long as you honor your lines the same way everywhere.

Type laser into the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By cx
Welcome, Sue. :) Think I gotta agree with...

Welcome, Sue. :)

Think I gotta agree with Ryan on that, but you might wanna contact the folks at MAPEI (http://www.mapei.com/US-EN/document.asp?IDCartella=2336) and ask if their Echo Prim Grip...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,858
Posted By cx
Why not look into some sort of obscured glass for...

Why not look into some sort of obscured glass for that window, Paul. No need to move it and could still raise the floor if you want. I would go to pretty great lengths to avoid that step in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By cx
Jason, please don't start new threads with the...

Jason, please don't start new threads with the same questions as it causes confusion and extra effort on the part of our all-volunteer army of helpers.

With the proper care you can do your patch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,115
Posted By cx
Still potentially useful information for some...

Still potentially useful information for some future visitor, Craig.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,858
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Paul. :) Clearly, we've...

Welcome back, Paul. :)

Clearly, we've visited this shower before so I've combined your new thread here.

1. Did you ever rebuild the shower years ago or are we at the same place we were in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By cx
Jason, you can do any of those things and it just...

Jason, you can do any of those things and it just depends upon what's gonna make you the most comfortable. For a spot that small I think I'd be inclined to just tile over it on a shower floor, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By cx
Understand.

Understand.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By cx
I think reducing the slope of your shower floor...

I think reducing the slope of your shower floor is more likely to exacerbate the problem of slip/fall rather than reduce it. Allowing the water to pool or build up more on the surface of the tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By cx
Welcome, Zayd. :) Were I to use a linear...

Welcome, Zayd. :)

Were I to use a linear drain I'd actually prefer one that had a strip of the direct bonded waterproofing membrane as part of the drain. But aside from that, I'd suggest you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By cx
Welcome, Kraul. I'm gonna disagree with Dan...

Welcome, Kraul.

I'm gonna disagree with Dan on that. I would recommend you not caulk between the backerboard and the polyethylene at the bottom edge.

I am in agreement with leaving some...
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