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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 162
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Posted By dave.adams
Thanks CX, thatís all very helpful. I donít have...

Thanks CX, thatís all very helpful. I donít have a Ditra trowel, and while I could buy one, Iíd just as well avoid the extra $30 if I can. A 1/4 inch square notch would probably be fine, just might...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Gotcha, thanks. Reposting my earlier questions so...

Gotcha, thanks. Reposting my earlier questions so they donít get lost.

Some more tile questions:

(1) Does there need to be a gap between edge of floor tile and the wall? Is there a maximum...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Also wondering if Iím supposed to grout between...

Also wondering if Iím supposed to grout between tile and drain or caulk or run the tile up tight to the drain?

And if I should grout or caulk, then how big of a joint should I leave?


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Some more tile questions: (1) Does there...

Some more tile questions:

(1) Does there need to be a gap between edge of floor tile and the wall? Is there a maximum allowable gap assuming that it will be covered by wall tile and/or caulking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
So I installed the corners and band at seams last...

So I installed the corners and band at seams last night, and it seems be solidly adhered to the membrane but there are a few spots where it didnít lay flat against the membrane leaving a bit of an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Gotcha, thanks. About to kerdi the floor and a...

Gotcha, thanks. About to kerdi the floor and a couple more questions:

(1) do I need to wet shower pan down with a sponge so it doesnít suck up moisture out of the thinset?

(2) can I go ahead...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Thatís good to know. I suppose Iím a bit...

Thatís good to know.

I suppose Iím a bit nervous about doing walls before floor in case the flood test fails. If it failed, then I would need to rip out kerdi on the floor and bottom couple...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
(1) I guess I donít understand how itíd be...

(1) I guess I donít understand how itíd be possible to create a layout in which you wouldnít have some cuts butting up to the bullnose? Since Iím using glazed tile, CX suggested that I couldnít...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
A few questions as Iím getting ready to tile: ...

A few questions as Iím getting ready to tile:

(1) if Iím finishing the edge off with a bullnose, I wonít have any show cuts right?

(2) is it ok to tile the wall before the I waterproof the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Iím just now realizing that by show cut you may...

Iím just now realizing that by show cut you may have meant a tile in which the cut edge is showing? So if Iím finishing the ends with a bullnose, I wonít have any show cuts if Iím understanding this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Iím not sure about the pillowed or beveled edges....

Iím not sure about the pillowed or beveled edges. They do have lugs for spacing it looks like. And they are glazed.

So how does the layout need to be planned if I canít create a nice finish on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Yes I have, sorry for asking dumb questions. Iím...

Yes I have, sorry for asking dumb questions. Iím always a bit paranoid thereís something Iím missing, even in following manufacturerís instructions.

In getting ready to tile, I have a wet saw,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Gotcha. Thanks. Also wondering how long I...

Gotcha. Thanks.

Also wondering how long I need to wait after setting kerdi membrane before I can move forward with water test and tiling? Wasnít sure if there was a special amount of time the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
So it's been about 15 hours and some of the water...

So it's been about 15 hours and some of the water that seemed to pool by the drain has evaporated. There are still some beaded pools on the membrane that haven't evaporated.

I poured two large...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Here are some pictures from this morning about 15...

Here are some pictures from this morning about 15 hours after water was poured.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
So it's been about 15 hours and some of the water...

So it's been about 15 hours and some of the water that seemed to pool by the drain has evaporated. There are still some beaded pools on the membrane that haven't evaporated.

I poured two large...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Well that's the level set just on one side of the...

Well that's the level set just on one side of the drain, does that make sense? I did that to show there's slope but the water is still pooling a bit. This is the level set flat across the drain.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
So I just placed the membrane on the floor and...

So I just placed the membrane on the floor and then ran a couple pitchers of water on it to make sure everything was draining properly. Overall it seemed pretty good, but water seems to be pooling a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Couple more questions about the layout: (1)...

Couple more questions about the layout:

(1) I'm planning to put the shower niche in stud gap that is second to the right wall, and I'm wondering if there is a standard height for a 12x20 shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Yes, this is the bull nose: ...

Yes, this is the bull nose:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/100117006


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
[emoji23][emoji23] well that answers it. ...

[emoji23][emoji23] well that answers it.

Changed up our choice for the wall tile, any problem with using this? Ceramic semi-vitreous tile:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/205428188


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Nothing special about the kerdi one vs any other...

Nothing special about the kerdi one vs any other 1/8 inch square notch right?

Thanks!


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
Changed up our choice for the wall tile, any...

Changed up our choice for the wall tile, any problem with using this? Ceramic semi-vitreous tile:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/205428188

Also, I've seen schluter recommends either the kerdi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
My drain doesn't have a step down. It was an...

My drain doesn't have a step down. It was an adaptor drain for a clamping ring, and for some reason doesn't have a step down like some others I've seen.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,579
Posted By dave.adams
So the membrane could cover the fleece all the...

So the membrane could cover the fleece all the way to drain opening?


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