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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By cx
Jon, the voice in post #28 is one I'd be inclined...

Jon, the voice in post #28 is one I'd be inclined to listen to on this matter, even if he is a Yankee now. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By cx
Ben, if you can get a number from that bearing, I...

Ben, if you can get a number from that bearing, I think you'll easily find a replacement online. If no visible number, accurate size measurements might be enough.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By cx
If those MAPEI products are easily available to...

If those MAPEI products are easily available to you, that's what I would use. The FA in the grout stands for fine aggregate and will work quite well in tight grout joints.

My opinion; worth price...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By cx
It's the measured difference between the tiles of...

It's the measured difference between the tiles of the same advertised size, Jon. You need to stand several tiles on edge, face to back, and lay a straight edge across the top edges to judge the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By cx
Ity, it's my understanding that the Eco Prim Grip...

Ity, it's my understanding that the Eco Prim Grip is to aid in bonding to difficult surfaces. Don't know why you'd need it for properly prepared concrete, but I suppose you could use it there if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jonathan. :) If you don't put that...

Welcome, Jonathan. :)

If you don't put that geographic location into your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page and it's frequently helpful in answering some types of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ity. :) I'm not seeing the photo in...

Welcome, Ity. :)

I'm not seeing the photo in your post. You want to use the paper-clip icon above the Reply dialog box to attach photos from storage on your computer.

I think I understand your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By cx
"My area" would be more meaningful if you'd add a...

"My area" would be more meaningful if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile, Tom.

Depends upon where you shop. Homer carries USG (the former USG) products, including the Easy Sand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cx
Jay, while you're correct about the advertised...

Jay, while you're correct about the advertised grout joint width allowance for that Fusion Pro, I strongly suggest you make up a test board with Lou's comments in mind before you commit to the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By cx
Nothing that exotic (or expensive) required. A...

Nothing that exotic (or expensive) required. A good PVA paint primer is often recommended. You can get such in Kilz brand at your local home center.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 819
Posted By cx
First recommendation would be for you to call up...

First recommendation would be for you to call up our Advanced Search feature and type in marble shower. Read at least a few of threads about the problems with that material in a shower before making...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By cx
Some of us will need a little help with that,...

Some of us will need a little help with that, Tyler. Thought we were dealing with tile over a wood framed floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By cx
First, determine what you have for subflooring. ...

First, determine what you have for subflooring. The subflooring is usually more critical than the joist structure when it comes to a ceramic tile installation.

If your house was built within a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By cx
If you don't put the location into your User...

If you don't put the location into your User Profile, the information will be lost before we leave this page.

Don't know what the stamp represents. It is not a grade stamp.

That deflection...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By cx
Tyler, a geographic location in your User Profile...

Tyler, a geographic location in your User Profile will be helpful in responding to some of these issues.

We don't want to guess at the subflooring. Two sheets of nominal half-inch plywood is not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By cx
Advertised as the world's friendliest tile advice...

Advertised as the world's friendliest tile advice forum, Dustin, and we do try to live up to that. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By cx
This the result of the flood damage for which you...

This the result of the flood damage for which you have a thread, Ron?

No way to know about your cracks 'till you see them. If you have cracks, It's very important to determine if there any height...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By cx
Should be fine, Dustin. My opinion; worth...

Should be fine, Dustin.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tom. :) You're certainly gonna want...

Welcome, Tom. :)

You're certainly gonna want to remove any loose plaster before you do anything else. For the patching and flattening for a kitchen backsplash, you could use some setting-type...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 700
Posted By cx
I would not accept a 2 3/4" "skinny" in a layout...

I would not accept a 2 3/4" "skinny" in a layout using 12"x24" tiles and certainly not to accommodate the location of a niche in the shower wall.

Time for Plan B. :)

My opinion; worth price...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 700
Posted By cx
We're still using 12"x24" tiles, Chris?

We're still using 12"x24" tiles, Chris?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 700
Posted By cx
I would bevel my cuts. The tile industry...

I would bevel my cuts.

The tile industry standards require a movement accommodation joint in the tile surface in any place where there is a change in direction of the substrate. Matters not at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tyler. :) We need a good deal more...

Welcome, Tyler. :)

We need a good deal more information to help you much.

1. What is this "adhesive" you currently have?

2. What is the plywood subflooring? Thickness and edge style?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Dan. :) I've combined your...

Welcome back, Dan. :)

I've combined your original thread on this floor here.

Would help if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile, but even for Southern SPF I can find a span...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By cx
I'd at least try to scrape it off, Dustin, to...

I'd at least try to scrape it off, Dustin, to keep from having bump there come time for tile. If that's not an issue, just bond the KerdiBand over it with more Kerdi Fix. The mechanical overlap...
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