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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By cx
As well you might, Lou. There really is no good...

As well you might, Lou. There really is no good way to handle a wood framed bench in traditional shower receptor construction. Most commonly a liner would be installed, a moisture barrier installed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By cx
Welcome, Don. :) If your contractor intended...

Welcome, Don. :)

If your contractor intended to waterproof the interior of the shower using the direct bonded waterproofing membrane (RedGard in your case), he should not have installed the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By cx
As Jim pointed out, we invite our visitors to...

As Jim pointed out, we invite our visitors to post here in the Professionals' Hangout when they are seeking a paid contractor, but we have no place on the site for individual contractors to solicit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By cx
Where's your spirit of adventure? :) I...

Where's your spirit of adventure? :)

I would want blocking all across the bottom of the wall at the countertop, whatever it takes to get it there. An unsupported CBU edge span there would be in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By cx
Welcome, Fabian. :) You have a "typical"...

Welcome, Fabian. :)

You have a "typical" Florida shower setup that was probably constructed with no waterproofing at all for the receptor or walls. Lots and lots of threads about those here on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By cx
Scott, if I understand what you did, I wish you...

Scott, if I understand what you did, I wish you hadn't done it.

The existing drywall would have been far more than adequate for installation of your ledgerstone panels.

Removing a section of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Posted By cx
Jon, it would be helpful if you'd add a...

Jon, it would be helpful if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile to aid folks in answering some types of questions. Including this one.

Those links (the ones that will open for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By cx
I gotta say it looks extraordinarily clean and...

I gotta say it looks extraordinarily clean and functional, but for a room that's 40 years old and for a room that had been used by children - of any age. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By cx
Kris, regardless what you are told or who told it...

Kris, regardless what you are told or who told it to you, you wanna take the time to make a test board to try your selected grout and grout release and sealer (if any) before you commit to your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By cx
Shane, if you'll take a piece of that 40mil PVC...

Shane, if you'll take a piece of that 40mil PVC waterproofing membrane, bend up a 12" section to make a 90 degree angle, then lay it on your floor and try to bend the horizontal portion down over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By cx
Up to you, Matt. Your having only nominal...

Up to you, Matt. Your having only nominal 5/8ths" plywood for your first layer of subfloor I would consider the second layer mandatory, but the manufacturer of your CBU will say it meets their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By cx
Once again, evidence of the single most common...

Once again, evidence of the single most common problem with human communication - the misperception that it has taken place. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By cx
Welcome, Matt. :)Hate to be the one to tell you,...

Welcome, Matt. :)Hate to be the one to tell you, but you may as well not have bothered with that second layer of subflooring if that's the case. While it might make a nicer surface to work over, it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By cx
If I intended to seal the stone I'd wanna do that...

If I intended to seal the stone I'd wanna do that before applying the grout release, but you really wanna check with the manufacturer of both products (or each product) before deciding that.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jack. :) With that mortar I'd hafta...

Welcome, Jack. :)

With that mortar I'd hafta agree with what Lou said.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By cx
Welcome, Kris. :) If you don't add that...

Welcome, Kris. :)

If you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page.

1. That mortar will work in your application, but any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By cx
Welcome, Vic. :) I would recommend you tell...

Welcome, Vic. :)

I would recommend you tell your contractor to have his subcontractor or helper remove the "blueboard" in the shower area and install some plain white drywall without finishing any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By cx
Welcome, Chris. :) If you don't add that...

Welcome, Chris. :)

If you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page.

I'm glad to see you recognize that you really need a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By cx
Dani, if you'll visit our FAQ or the Liberry...

Dani, if you'll visit our FAQ or the Liberry you'll find a brief tutorial showing how to post and properly attribute quotes here on the forums. Very simple once you see it. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 791
Posted By cx
Precisely. That's what you want done.Or he's...

Precisely. That's what you want done.Or he's actually doing research into the correct method of creating your shower receptor. This would be a good thing.

If you change to a direct bonded...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,011
Posted By cx
Just Google mounting fabric for mosaic tile or...

Just Google mounting fabric for mosaic tile or similar wording, Vignesh. Lots and lots of options out there.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 791
Posted By cx
No evidence to support that I'm aware of, Dani. ...

No evidence to support that I'm aware of, Dani. A direct bonded waterproofing membrane (Kerdi, etc.) may exacerbate the problems.

The only way I'm aware of to avoid problems with the use of light...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By cx
Chris, you really, really don't wanna try to...

Chris, you really, really don't wanna try to flatten your subfloor while installing the CBU over it. Install the CBU per the manufacturer's instructions and if you still require flattening do it on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By cx
I can't tell what you'll have where the stair...

I can't tell what you'll have where the stair ends in that room, Kevin. You've got to pay serious attention to the rise of that last step when you're changing floor elevations at that landing.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By cx
If you can determine what species of wood you...

If you can determine what species of wood you have for joists, Kevin, you may find that your structure is suitable for tile as it is. But L/292 is not really "close" to L/360. You can certainly...
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