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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Kman
I wouldn't put anything thinner than 3/8" plywood...

I wouldn't put anything thinner than 3/8" plywood under the tray.

And yes, Versabond is fine for installing Kerdi, although you'll not have any warranty from Schluter because it's modified.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Kman
Silicone tutorial...

Silicone tutorial (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=85634)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Kman
If you're not having a bullnose tile at the edge...

If you're not having a bullnose tile at the edge where the planks meet tile (there's no real reason to do so) you could buy or make a t-mould there. I would try to find or make something out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Denise. :) I was...

Welcome to the forum, Denise. :)

I was about to ask you how denephews were doing until I saw your user name. :D

The problem you are having is the result of one or two things, movement and/or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Kman
Never heard of any kind of metal in a subfloor...

Never heard of any kind of metal in a subfloor make-up. I'd want to find out what that is, and it's purpose for being there.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Kman
I would use a membrane for the tub-to-wall...

I would use a membrane for the tub-to-wall junctions. A 4" strip of Kerdi or similar membrane would work, one edge on the cement board and the other to the tub flange.

Same on the bottom and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-18-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Kman
Rust? I thought those were knots in the wood. :D

Rust? I thought those were knots in the wood. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Kman
I'd probably send those back if they weren't able...

I'd probably send those back if they weren't able to be cleaned up easy enough.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-18-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Kman
We used to have that years ago, but entire posts...

We used to have that years ago, but entire posts were being quoted unnecessarily, including pictures, that resulted in really long pages of useless extra information.

Here's a tutorial ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-17-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Kman
To estimate fixing it or replacing it? Only...

To estimate fixing it or replacing it?

Only one reasonable option, in my opinion.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-17-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Kman
I've had no problem doing it, Joe. Do you...

I've had no problem doing it, Joe.

Do you not see the quote box when you begin a reply?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Kman
Is the window frame metal, wood, or plastic? ...

Is the window frame metal, wood, or plastic?

What waterproofing are you using on the walls?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 310
Posted By Kman
This may have been mentioned already, but it's...

This may have been mentioned already, but it's important to have all your tools there at the shower and ready to go before you start mixing anything. You don't want anything to take your attention...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Kman
If that's the case, then I wouldn't bother with a...

If that's the case, then I wouldn't bother with a membrane at all.

If you have enough of them come up, and sooner or later you won't be able to get any more tile to replace the ones coming up,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By Kman
You mean they said the unmodified mortar won't...

You mean they said the unmodified mortar won't stick to the porcelain? Well, many tile have been installed that way. If done properly, it'll work.

If you're using versabond and having good luck,...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-13-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Kman
I think you'd have to answer the question, " Why...

I think you'd have to answer the question, " Why is it doing that in the first place?" before coming up with a way to fix it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Kman
Welcome back, Paul. :) You can't really...

Welcome back, Paul. :)

You can't really seal it, as such, bit rather cover it to manage the moisture.

Ditra would be a good choice, with the seams sealed with Kerdi. I would probably have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By Kman
That's a possibility. If you reset the tiles and...

That's a possibility. If you reset the tiles and see cracking grout and tile later on, you'll know it wasn't just a poor bond that caused the original problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By Kman
When resetting those tile, put a skim coat of...

When resetting those tile, put a skim coat of mortar on the back of each tile, in addition to what's combed out on the floor, to get the maximum bond strength between the tile and mortar.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Kman
I think Paul's suggestion would be the safest and...

I think Paul's suggestion would be the safest and easiest option.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,861
Posted By Kman
Not sure how that would work, since the felt or...

Not sure how that would work, since the felt or plastic would have to drape down inside the waterproofing layer on the floor.

I've done a couple of hybrid systems with Kerdi on the horizontal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Kman
Why do dads always get the blame for everything? ...

Why do dads always get the blame for everything? ;)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-10-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Kman
They recommend not installing it in a steam...

They recommend not installing it in a steam shower.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Howard. :) I would...

Welcome to the forum, Howard. :)

I would recommend you double check your joist span, grade, and species, then run it through this calculator...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-10-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Kman
The website says you can even use it on a shower....

The website says you can even use it on a shower.

Not in any shower I would build. ;)
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