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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By BostonOwner
I mix it for about 4 min. Let it sit for about 8...

I mix it for about 4 min. Let it sit for about 8 min then remixed in accordance with bag instructions
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By BostonOwner
Mixing with a paddle 1/2 hardi embedded into...

Mixing with a paddle
1/2 hardi embedded into thunder and screwed down
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By BostonOwner
Evening Tiger Mountain, On the mix it said 5...

Evening Tiger Mountain,

On the mix it said 5 qts per 50 lb bag so I mixed in small batch 10ths so 1 qt and like a smidge more water
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By BostonOwner
Herringbone Pattern Woes!!

Hi all...packed it in earlier starting a herringbone pattern 1/2 bath.

Tile size is 6x12

Using Custom FlexBond...so first I added just a hair more water than the bag recommend as as I've heard...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By BostonOwner
Could Henry 549 be used? Or Mapei planipatch?

Could Henry 549 be used?

Or Mapei planipatch?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By BostonOwner
Tile contractors would fill the dip after putting...

Tile contractors would fill the dip after putting down the cement board not before with a leveler?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By BostonOwner
Cleaned up the work space. Have a slight drip...

Cleaned up the work space. Have a slight drip between two pieces of plywood where the T&G come together. Has the correct gap between the plywood, I think that one joist has a slight dip.

Say 1/16...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By BostonOwner
No, It's a different bathroom. I was just curious...

No, It's a different bathroom. I was just curious if most prefer the hardi or just regular cement board lick durock
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By BostonOwner
HardiBacker Board Question

Hi all ready to do a small 1/2 bath. Was going ti install 1/4 hardi over 3/4 ply but after I cut my first hardibacker I noticed it'd manufactured in what appears to be laminated process. Some pieces...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By BostonOwner
also anyone have opinion on which of the two...

also anyone have opinion on which of the two tiles would look better?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By BostonOwner
Thanks for the reply CX I was incorrect my joist...

Thanks for the reply CX I was incorrect my joist spacing is 16" OC...Deflecto says L / 1389.

The way that room is situated in the hose it lands on two beams in the basement that are 8ft apart.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By BostonOwner
1/2 bath and marble tile advice

Morning all. Looking for some advice on a 4.5 x 9 1/2 bath. So joists are 12" on center with 3/4" B/C plywood.

My plan is to install 1/4" hardibacker with 1 1/4" stainless steel ring shank roof...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
By grade you mean ac, bc, ? What grade...

By grade you mean ac, bc, ?


What grade should you use?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
If you put 1/4"ply, and 1/4"hardi, then tile is...

If you put 1/4"ply, and 1/4"hardi, then tile is that also a no, no?

What do tile guys do if you ever want to change tiles, and you have diltra or cement board thinset to subfloor??? Destroy the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
Just checked these are 1/4" I only picked up a...

Just checked these are 1/4" I only picked up a couple as samples, pretty sure they are floor, but have to go back and look at the box. If they are only 1/4"is that a problem in a 12 x 12 for a floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
Bob, I could also go to Lowes, if they have...

Bob,

I could also go to Lowes, if they have something better.

If not is there only one type vesabond at HD so I don't get confused what to buy?

I also have some megabond left over from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
Ok, Well guess I'll get the Ditra, saw a...

Ok,

Well guess I'll get the Ditra, saw a roll opened at HD last night, guy said he would mark it down, looked to be enough for what I needed. Looked like someone had cut into the roll before, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
Question My preference would be not to use ditra, as I...

My preference would be not to use ditra, as I don't want to thinset on the subfloor.

So, if I were to use 1/2"hardi can i just screw it then tile on top???

Also, I guess a 1/2"hardi and 1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
first picture is from the outside in, you can see...

first picture is from the outside in, you can see the door to the kitchen and hardwood floor. Second pict, if you look to the left where you see the broom that's the closet, that's all there is,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
I was going for 3/4" so it could butt up nicely...

I was going for 3/4" so it could butt up nicely against my hardwood floor.
Also, about 26" x 50" of the tile will be in the pantry.

I saw the ditra at HD today, didn't even think they sold it,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By BostonOwner
Small entrance room ceramic job

Hi guys,

Very nice friendly site you have here. Nice to see pro's helping DYI people.

What I have is a small mud room. You walk in the back door, and you have 4.5ft x 8.5ft. Deflecto says I...
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