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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2016, 11:04 AM
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Posted By big_rat
cx. I am planning on using Redguard.

cx. I am planning on using Redguard.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
1) I am also interested in creating a custom...

1) I am also interested in creating a custom shower niche with cement board and 2x framing. The wall behind where I want to put the niche has drywall. Do I glue the cement board for the back of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2016, 09:22 AM
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Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-26-2016, 06:40 PM
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Posted By big_rat
I am also interested in creating a custom shower...

I am also interested in creating a custom shower niche with cement board and 2x framing. The wall behind where I want to put the niche has drywall. Do I glue the cement board for the back of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
The lattice molding looks perfect but it would...

The lattice molding looks perfect but it would cost so much money to do both walls with it. The stuff in my local home center costs almost $7 for a 96" length piece.

If I get plywood and rip it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Shimming cement board behind shower tile

Hello all,

What method do you use to shim out cement board for shower walls?There are drywall shims that seem like they would work well except they are made of cardboard. I sprayed one with water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Ok so you are saying caulk the tile flange, dont...

Ok so you are saying caulk the tile flange, dont caulk the cement board to the tub and caulk the tiles to the tub. Does the sound right?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Thanks cx. I found 3/4" true BC plywood exterior...

Thanks cx. I found 3/4" true BC plywood exterior glue at Home Depot and replaced the shorter planks that I installed.

I recently found a company that sells 48" tubs and they have an option to have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I measured the new T&G plank at 11/16. Also I...

I measured the new T&G plank at 11/16. Also I have some sanded cabinet grade plywood that is 11/16" thick. Will 1/16 less thickness be a problem or will the second layer of plywood take care of it? I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I replaced some of my true 3/4" plank subfloor...

I replaced some of my true 3/4" plank subfloor with new planks but have come to notice the new planks are a little less thick than the old ones. I went to the store and saw most of the flooring is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I removed furring strips from a wall so now there...

I removed furring strips from a wall so now there is like a 1"-1.25" gap between the ceiling and the wall. I will push the cement board up there but the gap will only get reduced to 1/2"-.75". Should...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Ok so I found this video about how to use kerdi...

Ok so I found this video about how to use kerdi board/band. They specifically mention when there is no tiling flange to use kerdi fix between kerdiboard and the tub:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Do you happen to have any pictures of this...

Do you happen to have any pictures of this process? This is the tub so the rim is not that large
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I ended up purchasing a soaking tub because it is...

I ended up purchasing a soaking tub because it is one of the few choices that fit my small bathroom. The tub does not have a tiling flange. They sell a tiling bead accessory for this scenario:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Hi Wayne, After I add the supports to the...

Hi Wayne,

After I add the supports to the two 2x4s, their span will be cut roughly in half to 18" on one half of the 2x4s and 24" on the other half. Can you tell me how that will affect the L/278...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I just checked again and there is not enough room...

I just checked again and there is not enough room to get 2x4's right side up let alone 2x6's.

Did mortar beds of old have greater tolerance? The old floor held up very well and the floor does not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I should add that this boxed in section is above...

I should add that this boxed in section is above an exterior wall. One side of the box is over my living room and the other is above my porch. Though I don't see anything attaching these flat 2x4's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Pics kind of impossible unless I rip out a bunch...

Pics kind of impossible unless I rip out a bunch of more subfloor. Essentially subfloor in this 41"x47" section is screwed into 2x4s on their backs and the 2x4s are nailed into the joists. I think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I have another question. Underneath where the...

I have another question. Underneath where the toilet goes in this bathroom has some boxed 2x8 framing. Its about 41"x47" in this boxed 2x8' area. The subfloor is screwed onto 2x4s which are laid out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
Good question. I forgot I had a moisture meter...

Good question. I forgot I had a moisture meter lol.

The new planks are 7-8%. The old planks are about 10.5%.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
There is no need to have 1/8" gap like tongue &...

There is no need to have 1/8" gap like tongue & groove plywood?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
I removed the affected planks. I bought new T&G...

I removed the affected planks. I bought new T&G planks to install. Do I need to have any spacing between each plank or do I just jam them together and screw them down? The old planks have some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By big_rat
The plank that the shower drain goes through has...

The plank that the shower drain goes through has a cut through it. Do I need to replace that plank as well? I would like to avoid cutting into the plank with the black glue or whatever that is on...
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