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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Shady at Best
This came up very first when I googled it. This...

This came up very first when I googled it. This isn't alternating like your pic. But it's your other layout choice. Your local tile showroom will likely have a large area covered this way.
Most of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Shady at Best
I think that's the perfect scenario for one of...

I think that's the perfect scenario for one of these. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
Kevin, That's what I thought it was for but...

Kevin,
That's what I thought it was for but wanted to run it by you all first.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the vote of confidence. Tie the...

Thanks for the vote of confidence.

Tie the existing mud walls together with the new stuff on the pan and lower 12ish inches of the walls. I am planning on reusing the existing float and am a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
Since we are talking. The float came clean...

Since we are talking. The float came clean relatively easy. The plan now is to fix and our reinforce the subfloor, build a new mortar shower pan, mud the walls and tie the 2 together, then cover...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
Hello everyone. Anyone know what the white...

Hello everyone.
Anyone know what the white piece is for that's included in some, maybe all, delta rough in's?
Looking for what it is and what it does. See attached photo. Photo got turned...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,216
Posted By Shady at Best
Will the bubble lay flat if popped? I might cut...

Will the bubble lay flat if popped? I might cut an x, maybe 1 inch high, peel back the flaps, squirt some kerdi fix in there, fold it back up tight, and hit the cut kerdi with more kerdi fix or a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By Shady at Best
Dan, Not a big deal at all, especially with 2...

Dan,
Not a big deal at all, especially with 2 grown ups who will try not to make a mess of it. And since its not like the tile is what makes a shower waterproof. Do as others have said, hang some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
HI Davey, There is tar paper, thin aqua bar...

HI Davey,
There is tar paper, thin aqua bar type paper, behind the float and on top of what appears to be sheet rock. The staples that hold the wire up have rust and I assume that water has gotten...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
Well.. it's not looking like a simple repair. ...

Well.. it's not looking like a simple repair.
Has anyone ever done a repair to a shower with this sort of problem?
I want to say that I saw a video with a simular repair where they removed the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By Shady at Best
Fixing hot mopped shower pan

Hey all. I spent the day fixing a hand full of leaks in cast iron waste pipe. Well, one of the leaks turned out to be a leaking hot mop shower pan. The shower is 10-15 years. I told the homeowner, ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Shady at Best
So i have come to the conclusion that there is...

So i have come to the conclusion that there is never a situation where the underpinning and subfloor is good enough to just run a cbu and tile it. So what are you guys doing? Are you completely...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks cx. I will cover the whole thong with...

Thanks cx.
I will cover the whole thong with half inch and then use ditra.
Anyone have suggestions for the carpet to tile transition. 1/2" ply + 1/4"ish for the ditra + 3/8 tile + 1/4" for thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Shady at Best
Am i using the deflecto meter correctly

I am replacing a standard 5' bath tub, moving the drain to the center and replacing with a shower. I have 2x6, 24 oc, on top of 4x6 that is 4 feet apart, with 3/4 t&g on top. I would prefer,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Shady at Best
Have you guys seen this. My buddy Isaac tested a...

Have you guys seen this. My buddy Isaac tested a bunch of grouts. Its not looking good for these "High Performance" Grouts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idej7pqD5cw
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By Shady at Best
Chad, If you are still wondering. I use versabond...

Chad, If you are still wondering. I use versabond a lot when installing ditra on both cement and wood foundations. I think it might be my preferred ditra/kerdi installation thinset although it...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-30-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Shady at Best
I have an idea. Maybe an end cap for the slider...

I have an idea. Maybe an end cap for the slider track for the passenger seat. Don't know why it decided to pop off after 10 years

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Forum: The Mud Box 03-30-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Shady at Best
Kman, agreed. I thought seat belt clicky thing. ...

Kman, agreed. I thought seat belt clicky thing.

Cx, found on the passenger side floor. Not sure how long it's been there. My truck hasn't been the cleanest for the past 3 months.

There have...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-29-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Shady at Best
What is this?

I found this in my truck. I am not sure what this is to or for. It appears to be a fitment shim of some sort. But I have no idea what is from. Anyone see one of these. Might be related to a Toyota...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Shady at Best
The tiles are all of the same lot. H/o says that...

The tiles are all of the same lot. H/o says that they were custom made for them.
Transport wasn't as big as a deal the customer was making it. They had me second guessing myself.
Speaking of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Shady at Best
Update. They are 32x32 inch tile and they...

Update.
They are 32x32 inch tile and they weigh 22 pounds each, or 44 pounds per box. I haven't read though the info yet.
But here's the link to the product. I told him $2950 for installing 215...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Shady at Best
Do you think 22 pound sounds light or heavy or...

Do you think 22 pound sounds light or heavy or neither? Iam thinking it sounds light. I forget what I charged for the other floor but thinking about charging 10 bucks a foot for this floor. I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Shady at Best
24x24 inch porcelain install

Hi everyone.
I will ask for answers instead of searching the forums. In my defense I use the tapatalk app and the search function sucks. I am also going to ask about what others would charge and I...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-20-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By Shady at Best
I predrilled the 2x4 trim. My regular framing...

I predrilled the 2x4 trim. My regular framing nail gun wasn't able to push the nail though.

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