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Forum: The Mud Box Today, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 131
Posted By cx
Unless, of course, it's a particular FBI (I...

Unless, of course, it's a particular FBI (I think) agent who, if I recall correctly, can draw from a shoulder holster under his suit coat while facing away from the target and hit said target in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By cx
I don't have the current TCNA manual either, my...

I don't have the current TCNA manual either, my most recent being 2015.

1. I don't know what you mean by the 250psf.
2. See #1.
3. No.
4. Yes.
5. TCNA is recommending you follow at least...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By cx
I would recommend you not make such assumptions. ...

I would recommend you not make such assumptions. F155 requires a minimum of nominal 3/4" plywood or OSB subflooring.'Fraid I'm not at all sure what you might mean there. The TCNA recommends a joist...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By cx
That would be a maybe, Robert. Lou's...

That would be a maybe, Robert. Lou's recommendation in post #18 would be a safer choice.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By cx
It's appropriate for any member to post useful...

It's appropriate for any member to post useful comments in this forum, Wolfgang.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By cx
Always mix more deck mud than your calculations...

Always mix more deck mud than your calculations call for, Jerry. Throw away any leftovers. Mud's dirt cheap.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-21-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By cx
Welcome aboard, Matt. :)

Welcome aboard, Matt. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By cx
Welcome, Steve. :) Think most of us would...

Welcome, Steve. :)

Think most of us would need to see some kind of layout to give you any help there. You can post photos from storage on your computer using the paper-clip icon above the Reply...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By cx
Welcome, Chris. :) It'll help if you'll keep...

Welcome, Chris. :)

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. A moderator can give...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By cx
Aside from the manufacturer of the Ditra not...

Aside from the manufacturer of the Ditra not recommending the use of the product over dimension wood, I see no advantage to trying to use it in your application.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 23,807
Posted By cx
Welcome, Wendy. :) Been more than five years...

Welcome, Wendy. :)

Been more than five years since Mark has visited the site. You might try sending a PM, which may or may not work.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By cx
Not by those who need to warranty their work,...

Not by those who need to warranty their work, Curley. You always want a movement accommodation joint between ceramic tile and any other material, especially wood.

I'd recommend you follow the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By cx
Chris, contrary to what it says on that bucket,...

Chris, contrary to what it says on that bucket, that is not a thinset mortar. That's an organic adhesive, aka Mastic. If you'll look carefully at the bucket you'll find it meets the requirements of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By cx
Pam, I have frequently installed fixed glass...

Pam, I have frequently installed fixed glass panels in shower walls as you show in your drawing. Only difference would be that I would have a waterproof membrane directly under the plastic spacers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By cx
Welcome, Chris. :) Some clarification...

Welcome, Chris. :)

Some clarification please. You installed a KBRS pre-fab shower receptor and then coated it with their proprietary liquid-applied waterproofing membrane?

Then you installed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By cx
Jon, all the advice above still holds. If you're...

Jon, all the advice above still holds. If you're unable or unwilling to create a properly sloped waterproof membrane on that sill area, anything you do is just a temporary measure.

That said,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,026
Posted By cx
I suppose you could, but I think I'd look to...

I suppose you could, but I think I'd look to raising the vanity or the top a quarter-inch. Look more like you planned ahead, eh? :)

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,936
Posted By cx
I would point out the situation to the landlord...

I would point out the situation to the landlord and ask that he get some larger tiles. No need making the situation more difficult just to accommodate tiles that are not well suited to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By cx
Without a lot more information it's difficult to...

Without a lot more information it's difficult to determine how much of your failure would be caused by your incorrect orientation of the second layer of subflooring, Cori, but you certainly did...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,448
Posted By cx
Steve, if you don't have your wallboard...

Steve, if you don't have your wallboard installed, I'd recommend you install some blocking for your bench before you do that. Installing such devices prior to installing your wallboard could limit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 796
Posted By cx
Welcome, John. :) If it's not too late, I'd...

Welcome, John. :)

If it's not too late, I'd point out that you could have created your own mud shower receptor in that space and been far ahead of your current situation. No need at all to level...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jennie. :)More specifically, what device...

Welcome, Jennie. :)More specifically, what device did you use to get this particular reading?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,448
Posted By cx
Well, since we're all editing our posts, I'm not...

Well, since we're all editing our posts, I'm not sure just which of you I'm agreeing with so just let me say I think it's a good idea to embed the wall CBU into the final deck mud in a traditional...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tim. :) The pre-bagged Sand Mix is...

Welcome, Tim. :)

The pre-bagged Sand Mix is really richer than you'd want for making workable deck mud. If you'll go to the Shower Construction thread in our Liberry you'll find recipes for deck...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,936
Posted By cx
Marion, you must use a thinset mortar that...

Marion, you must use a thinset mortar that indicates it meets the requirements of ANSI A118.11 for bonding anything to plywood. Find that number on the bag.

At Homer's you could find Custom's...
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