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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,668
Posted By cx
That's easy; I have no idea. :)

That's easy; I have no idea. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By cx
Type tent into the Advanced Search and you boys...

Type tent into the Advanced Search and you boys can find lots of suggestion for ways to bring those saws indoors and even upstairs to make all those cuts.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 482
Posted By cx
Si, I've again combined your new thread with your...

Si, I've again combined your new thread with your project thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic title...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By cx
Not really unless you've encountered water...

Not really unless you've encountered water damaged OSB in past and can compare. You might get a small piece of half-inch plywood and just try screwing it to the floor in that area and see how the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 255
Posted By cx
You might remind them that if they refuse to fix...

You might remind them that if they refuse to fix it they'll hafta pay for it anyway if you hafta have someone else come in and replace the shower. You'll want to first read the written contract you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By cx
Christina, I've combined your new thread with...

Christina, I've combined your new thread with your original thread on this bathroom for continuity. A moderator can give it a more generic title any time you'd like to suggest one.

The problem...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 255
Posted By cx
Receptor is the correct term for the thing you're...

Receptor is the correct term for the thing you're calling the shower pan, Daniel. And I agree that the only real fix is to replace it with one hopefully properly manufactured and properly installed....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By cx
I always prefer to butt my carpet directly...

I always prefer to butt my carpet directly against my tile edge, Bill, but there are also metal carpet edge strips available. Or, if you like the Schluter-type edges, you can butt the carpet against...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By cx
Shail, the problem with your adding more RedGard...

Shail, the problem with your adding more RedGard to the walls is that once you do that, or anything else in regards to that shower, any subsequent problem or failure with the installation, will be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By cx
That's for thinset mortar, Bill. The Henry...

That's for thinset mortar, Bill. The Henry product is not thinset mortar. Read the instructions for the product and I think you'll find it can be used in the necessary thickness.

Yes, real men...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By cx
Mike, that mortar might not actually be doing any...

Mike, that mortar might not actually be doing any real bonding under that fiberock and it might come out fairly easily. I'd recommend you at least try to remove it and see how difficult it proves to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By cx
Bill, you should be able to find a concrete...

Bill, you should be able to find a concrete patching material at your local home center that would fill that gap suitably for your new tile installation. Something like the Henry Feather Finish...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 233
Posted By cx
I'd wanna correct any squeaks before installing...

I'd wanna correct any squeaks before installing my second layer of subflooring.

The requirement for the riser is for the screw to penetrate a minimum of 3/4" into the wood.

The requirement for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,668
Posted By cx
I dunno, Eric, but I just don't see thinset...

I dunno, Eric, but I just don't see thinset mortar bonding to that drain surface despite their instructions that appear to recommend just that.

Let's wait for someone who has perhaps used one of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 233
Posted By cx
I'm still confused, Cody. We're not talking...

I'm still confused, Cody. We're not talking about that riser?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 233
Posted By cx
Lumber changes dimensions with changes in...

Lumber changes dimensions with changes in humidity and your tiles fall off.

For what purpose, please?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By cx
I'm more than a bit concerned about that, Shail. ...

I'm more than a bit concerned about that, Shail. And I really can't tell much about what you've got from the photos.

I can't tell what the blue is around the edge. Looks like blue masking tape,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By cx
Haven't been to one of those meetings for years,...

Haven't been to one of those meetings for years, Dan, and I'm sorry I missed that one. I coulda at least stood up in the back of the room and hollered, "Hear, Hear!" :)

Seems it would be fairly...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-22-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 200
Posted By cx
Trying to be, Lou. Some of my old customers have...

Trying to be, Lou. Some of my old customers have a bit of difficulty with the concept, though. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,591
Posted By cx
Kerdi would not be used on a floor, Matt, but...

Kerdi would not be used on a floor, Matt, but yes, you're on the right track. Products such as uncoupling membranes, crack isolation membranes, or similar that might be bonded using thinset mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By cx
Welcome, Shail. :) Let's start with the...

Welcome, Shail. :)

Let's start with the bottom. How did your tile contractor build the shower receptor? That's the waterproof basin at the bottom of the shower, sometimes referred to as the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-22-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 200
Posted By cx
Karen, construction materials have forever been a...

Karen, construction materials have forever been a bit cyclical. Wood products, especially, of one kind or another become scarce only to magically appear in quantity again. We've seen periods of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,591
Posted By cx
I got no eye-dee what might be the difference...

I got no eye-dee what might be the difference between your 36-dollar OSB and your 48-dollar OSB, Matt. Either one is over priced to my thinking, but youins Yankees like to spend more dollars for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By cx
Dave, in dry areas you can finish over the CBU...

Dave, in dry areas you can finish over the CBU or/and thinset mortar with plain ol' drywall mud just like any other area of drywall.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,591
Posted By cx
Matt, there is absolutely nothing wrong with OSB...

Matt, there is absolutely nothing wrong with OSB for subflooring. Some types of it are actually superior for the application in my estimation. The drawback to having it as the final surface of your...
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