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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By cx
Jeff, the tile industry standards call for a...

Jeff, the tile industry standards call for a flexible sealant (and in your case for sure a backer rod) in those joints. That there are those of us out here who have grouted lots of them should not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By cx
While Innovis does indicate you can install the...

While Innovis does indicate you can install the Better Bench after the walls are tiled, I wouldn't do it. You may, of course, but I'd recommend you tell Mrs. Ryan that ship has sailed and maybe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By cx
This for the shower you were working on a couple...

This for the shower you were working on a couple months ago, Ryan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,123
Posted By cx
I would not use any kind of sealer on any part of...

I would not use any kind of sealer on any part of that installation, Chris.

If you visit the Niches section of our Alumni Album forum...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By cx
You want the striking tool to be larger than the...

You want the striking tool to be larger than the grout joint width, Mike. The object is not to go down into the joint, but to force the grout with greater pressure and give it a very slight concave...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 714
Posted By cx
Dave, Custom Building Products makes a Glass...

Dave, Custom Building Products makes a Glass Tile Premium Thinset Mortar, which would be sold by Home Depot, but I don't know if it would be stocked at your local Homer's. Can't vouch for it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 111
Posted By cx
Tough to keep up with the manufacturers' online...

Tough to keep up with the manufacturers' online instructions sometimes, Goldstein. :)

See post 3, Paul.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 111
Posted By cx
Welcome, Paul. :) Were it mine, based upon...

Welcome, Paul. :)

Were it mine, based upon your description, I'd recommend you make a serious effort to force mortar into those joints while spreading mortar to set your tiles. The mesh tape...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By cx
Tom, you'll wanna be very careful trying to...

Tom, you'll wanna be very careful trying to remove the Kerdi Fix, presuming that's what you've got, from the Kerdi. It will not wanna come off there without bringing the fleece with it. Tearing off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By cx
Now that I re-read the earlier thread, my guess...

Now that I re-read the earlier thread, my guess would be that the gray bonding material would more likely be Kerdi Fix or similar, except that it apparently didn't bond with the stone. Seems that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By cx
Probably better he started another thread in the...

Probably better he started another thread in the Hangout specifically soliciting a pro in his area, no, Goldstein? One with the request right in the title?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By cx
I don't think the gray stuff I see in the photo...

I don't think the gray stuff I see in the photo is part of your waterproofing, but that's best judged by someone on site.

What would stick to that material is anybody's guess if we don't know what...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By cx
Your finger might remove and shape the grout,...

Your finger might remove and shape the grout, Mike, but it would not improve the surface density as would a hard striking tool and it's that increased density that Gobis was recommending. And if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By cx
Your first post about this floor was more than 4...

Your first post about this floor was more than 4 years ago, Tom.

Without knowing what the previous setting material might be, I couldn't say whether using an epoxy adhesive would be any better...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By cx
That appears to me to be showing the tongue of a...

That appears to me to be showing the tongue of a long edge of your T&G OSB panel, Christina, which is a good thing except that the gapping appears a bit wide.

Now that we know you have 24" joist...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By cx
Seems we've visited this shower floor in past, so...

Seems we've visited this shower floor in past, so I've combined the threads here, Tom.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By cx
And the reason you and hubby wouldn't just do...

And the reason you and hubby wouldn't just do that yourownselfs?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,818
Posted By cx
1. For most manufacturers it is not. Tile a bit...

1. For most manufacturers it is not. Tile a bit proud of the trim is acceptable if you can't have it flush.

2. I dunno. [Edit] Actually, I do. I just looked at one of my old Schluter profile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,661
Posted By cx
You want to fasten the second layer only to the...

You want to fasten the second layer only to the first layer, avoiding the joists, Matt. In our Liberry you'll find a good article...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 714
Posted By cx
Gotta agree with Goldstein here. I can't read...

Gotta agree with Goldstein here. I can't read the bags in the photos, but downloading the TDS (https://www.mapei.com/us/en-us/products-and-solutions/products/detail/mosaic-glass-tile-mortar)...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By cx
Mike, in my grout tool bucket were always some...

Mike, in my grout tool bucket were always some short pieces of various sizes of wood dowel rod for the purpose of striking and shaping cementitious grout joints in some applications. I think that's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,720
Posted By cx
That's easy; I have no idea. :)

That's easy; I have no idea. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By cx
Type tent into the Advanced Search and you boys...

Type tent into the Advanced Search and you boys can find lots of suggestion for ways to bring those saws indoors and even upstairs to make all those cuts.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By cx
Si, I've again combined your new thread with your...

Si, I've again combined your new thread with your project thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic title...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By cx
Not really unless you've encountered water...

Not really unless you've encountered water damaged OSB in past and can compare. You might get a small piece of half-inch plywood and just try screwing it to the floor in that area and see how the...
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