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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By rmckee84
Yep, red flags for sure. All layers should run...

Yep, red flags for sure. All layers should run perpendicular to the joists.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By rmckee84
1. Plywood 2. Yes 3. I don't know that it...

1. Plywood
2. Yes
3. I don't know that it matters too much what thickness is used on the sides, you may be able to get by with just screwing CBU to the sides and face.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By rmckee84
Your situations shows the importance of layout...

Your situations shows the importance of layout planning. Either go with the small cut or the pvc crown. Another idea would be level out the ceiling and find a pencil or listello that would fit.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By rmckee84
Menards carries prova brand products and they...

Menards carries prova brand products and they make a good sheet membrane for waterproofing.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,863
Posted By rmckee84
Enjoy it, looks good. I agree with the kerdi...

Enjoy it, looks good. I agree with the kerdi band and patches causing build up. I've switched to laticrete hydroban board, and use their sealant for seams and penetrations on the walls but still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,333
Posted By rmckee84
Feathered edge means to bring it to nothing. ...

Feathered edge means to bring it to nothing. Like a drywall butt joint, you "feather" the edge out to nothing.

1/2x1/2 will work but it can be difficult to collapse the ridges unless you move the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,260
Posted By rmckee84
Check your local big box stores for some drywall...

Check your local big box stores for some drywall shims. They're basically dense cardboard that you staple to studs to make them plane off with others.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,333
Posted By rmckee84
Ditra XL is usually used to end up flush with...

Ditra XL is usually used to end up flush with hardwood. Regular ditra is only about an 1/8"
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By rmckee84
Talking with some laticrete folks earlier and...

Talking with some laticrete folks earlier and this was brought up. Cracking of the hydroban means applied too thick, bubbles means moisture below.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By rmckee84
Like I said I am not saying it will fail, just...

Like I said I am not saying it will fail, just make sure and do a flood test to make sure everything is working properly. The floor elf knows his stuff and gives sound advice, but once you start...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By rmckee84
My only concern is the kerdi drain isnt mean to...

My only concern is the kerdi drain isnt mean to be used with liquid waterproofing. I'm not saying it will fail, but I would definitely want to plug the drain and fill the pan using water from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By rmckee84
I get where Chris is coming from, but as long as...

I get where Chris is coming from, but as long as you get full contact it will probably be ok. Many of the foam board manufacturers have approved what is called wet shimming. Typically it is done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,601
Posted By rmckee84
Might not get much movement if the casing or...

Might not get much movement if the casing or brick mold is on, but try removing a screw from the top hinge and driving a 3" screw in that hole. It really depends on whether there is room at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By rmckee84
If the glue is non-water soluble then there are...

If the glue is non-water soluble then there are options for tile. Laticrete 254 is an approved thinset for use over cutback for installing new tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By rmckee84
The rigid seems to be hit or miss. If you're...

The rigid seems to be hit or miss. If you're used to a professional grade saw a rigid may disappoint. I havent heard much about the Bosch.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By rmckee84
Google mitered return. Its a way to end a piece...

Google mitered return. Its a way to end a piece of baseboard and have a finished edge.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By rmckee84
What is the thickness of the osb currently there?...

What is the thickness of the osb currently there? Is it Tounge and groove?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By rmckee84
Posting a pic may help. If it were me I would...

Posting a pic may help. If it were me I would probably cut the lips off if possible. Again, a pic would help with ideas on how to address it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By rmckee84
It was a slightly confusing read... 1. A curb...

It was a slightly confusing read...
1. A curb can be however wide you want it. Personally its a little wide for my taste.
2. I would cap it with a piece of solid surface like granite or quartz....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By rmckee84
What is the reccomendations for grout joint width...

What is the reccomendations for grout joint width for polyblend unsanded? Most unsanded isn't good for anything over 1/8" and most pebble floors have gaps bigger than that. I would pitch the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By rmckee84
Keep buckets of water around where you are...

Keep buckets of water around where you are working. Keep one by your mixing station to stick your paddle in. Spin it in the water after mixing and that will clean it pretty well. Sponge off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,941
Posted By rmckee84
Razor blade and time is all it takes.

Razor blade and time is all it takes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By rmckee84
Have you contacted the company to see what they...

Have you contacted the company to see what they have to say?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By rmckee84
Yea I don't see foam working under a washing...

Yea I don't see foam working under a washing machine. Mud the floor, pitch it to a kerdi drain and cover the floor with kerdi.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By rmckee84
1. It doesnt matter if the house is 200 yrs old,...

1. It doesnt matter if the house is 200 yrs old, it is an installers responsibility to ensure the area has been prepped properly. If that means correcting the framing then that's what has to...
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