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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Shady at Best
I am here with the same type of question. Quartz...

I am here with the same type of question. Quartz tub deck on kerdi. No weight will be on the tub deck. The end of the deck slopes down into the shower.
Thinset or silicon? The installers are here....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-18-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By Shady at Best
I decided that i dislike 12x24 also. I really...

I decided that i dislike 12x24 also. I really dislike plank and any running bond pattern in a small area.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Shady at Best
Ended up going with 1/4th inch hardi backer and...

Ended up going with 1/4th inch hardi backer and took the cup wheel to the shower floor.
Caught the homeowner walking on the shower floor when i came back in from making cuts.
He said he walked...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,382
Posted By Shady at Best
After 2 weeks of drying I decided to start...

After 2 weeks of drying I decided to start separating the kerdi band and kerdi membrane from the kerdi panel. Both thinsets held on to the kerdi extremely well. Both pulled the fleece from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks Jim and cx. That is what I thought.

Thanks Jim and cx.

That is what I thought.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks Jim🖒 Joist distance is 12ish feet. I...

Thanks Jim🖒
Joist distance is 12ish feet. I meant to include that in the other post.
I use the tapatalk app, so i don't see the blue bar. But i have committed its location to memory.

What...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-07-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Shady at Best
Here are 2 different results using the app. I...

Here are 2 different results using the app. I might be getting rid of it.
Both searches were for tile over tile one was "tile over tile"

I haven't gone through the threads to see if those words...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Shady at Best
First time tiling over tile and an underlayment?

I have been tasked to install 12x24 porcelain tile on a second story. I can't find the deflecto meter and blaming that on tapatalk. Nor can i find any of the thousand other threads on the subject. ...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-07-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Shady at Best
Yeah. I am right now searching for the deflecto...

Yeah. I am right now searching for the deflecto calculator. Can't find it anywhere. Searched goggle. Goggle links John bridge forum. I click the link and tapatalk opens to a thread that doesn't...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-04-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Shady at Best
Anyone use the Tapatalk app? Search issues?

I have been using the tapatalk app for awhile now. It makes posting and following threads essy. One of my issues with it is the search function. I just searched for threads about tiling over tile in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By Shady at Best
This would be prefect for my invention. Colored...

This would be prefect for my invention. Colored thinset. A few drops of coloring added to thinset before installation.

Can you insure that you will not have thinset issues if you tear it up and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By Shady at Best
My thoughts 201969 Sent from my SM-G935V...

My thoughts

201969
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Shady at Best
I was checking out the New nuheat the other day. ...

I was checking out the New nuheat the other day. Appears to be almost exactly like ditra heat. I wouldn't hesitate to use it. Especially if it cost less.

While researching how to wire up a 220...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Shady at Best
Return that cultured marbel tray and do it the...

Return that cultured marbel tray and do it the traditional way. You don't need to cut the joist to do it the traditional way. Especially if you are planning on adding 2 layers of 3/4 plywood.

...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By Shady at Best
I would bet that those tiles are loose. There is...

I would bet that those tiles are loose. There is a cracked tile in the upper photo

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By Shady at Best
Is this facing up hill/ downhill or level. Looks...

Is this facing up hill/ downhill or level. Looks like it could be slightly uphill
201972

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-12-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,382
Posted By Shady at Best
The customblend passed the water test. ...

The customblend passed the water test.

Homeowner thinking that they are funny.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Shady at Best
In California we use water resistant sheetrock in...

In California we use water resistant sheetrock in bathrooms. It's usually colored either green or the newer stuff which is purple . This is different than the type of waterproofing used for showers. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-10-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,382
Posted By Shady at Best
Doing a test with kerdi board, kerdi membrane,...

Doing a test with kerdi board, kerdi membrane, and kerdi band.
Adhering a strip of kerdi band and membrane to a piece of kerdi board. I used non modified customs customblend and versabond. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,357
Posted By Shady at Best
I much prefer the kerdi drain over the durock...

I much prefer the kerdi drain over the durock drain. But i like the durock membrane better

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Shady at Best
What size tile are you using and how bad is the...

What size tile are you using and how bad is the low spot?
I would not worry abbot it If it's under an 1/8th inch and you are using big tile.
Tape the seam with alkali resistant tape and thinset, ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Shady at Best
Its really hard to tell without being there but...

Its really hard to tell without being there but it Looks like they know what they are doing. I would assume that there is slope on that shelf/ bench.


Edit: even more proof that they know what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Shady at Best
I concur. It appears that you basically have...

I concur. It appears that you basically have drywall that was skimmed with thinset. You can apply over that.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Shady at Best
I think that you should put down a fresh layer of...

I think that you should put down a fresh layer of either plywood or hardibacker over the existing 3/4. The adhere the ditra to that.
There aren't many thinsets if any that will stick to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Shady at Best
Cool. Thanks guys. I talked to the local rep and...

Cool. Thanks guys. I talked to the local rep and he said that it was changed. Its supposed to work better with the newer schluter thinsets. He didn't say better but it's what he meant.

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