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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By PC7060
Welcome to the club. I’d inject a polyurethane...

Welcome to the club. I’d inject a polyurethane sealant such SikaFlex or KerdiFix which will stay flexible and watertight for decades.

Sikaflex is easily obtained at both Lowes or Home Depot. Be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,868
Posted By PC7060
A) This is completely your call. Sometime I’ve...

A) This is completely your call. Sometime I’ve stopped on the backer board and mudded and tape the board to blend into drywall. Other times I’ve taken the tile out several inches on the drywall
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,112
Posted By PC7060
Joes - Wow, only 460 miles. Easy peasey! :D ...

Joes - Wow, only 460 miles. Easy peasey! :D
I’m in the same situation regarding shower floor tiles. Which tiles did you select? I found some at Lowe’s I liked but not available in enough quantity...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,430
Posted By PC7060
I’d let it ride. The cure is worse than the...

I’d let it ride. The cure is worse than the problem especially with the complexities of the heating cable.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By PC7060
Finish details are typically non-inspection times...

Finish details are typically non-inspection times by the code authorities. That is defined in the details of the contract which should specify material to be installed per manufacturer instructions...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By PC7060
Frame the floor with 2”x8” recessed a minimum of...

Frame the floor with 2”x8” recessed a minimum of 2” below the standard framing.
Forum: The Mud Box 05-09-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By PC7060
The unit Justin provided link to looks pretty...

The unit Justin provided link to looks pretty similar to the Bosch 3-axis unit I have at about 1/2 the $. Seems like good option.
Forum: The Mud Box 05-09-2022, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By PC7060
I have a BOSCH GLL 3-80 360 Degree Three Plane...

I have a BOSCH GLL 3-80 360 Degree Three Plane Laser. I found the 360° lasers to be considerably brighter and easier to use than the smaller versions. I use this laser to verify elevations of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By PC7060
Simply apply mesh tape over the joint between the...

Simply apply mesh tape over the joint between the backer board and drywall and then mud with drywall compound like any other drywall joint. I’ve posted a pic below which shows a mudded backboard to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By PC7060
Or this: Uneven surface? Wire mold extension box...

Or this: Uneven surface? Wire mold extension box always saves the day
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By PC7060
Here’s another good option too, they picture...

Here’s another good option too, they picture framed the outlets.


https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=122210
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By PC7060
Just to clarify what I said earlier, I’d use a...

Just to clarify what I said earlier, I’d use a diamond coated blade on a oscillating saw to recess/notch the surrounding stone to create a even surface for a larger outlet plate. Cut a rectangle a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By PC7060
Agree with Laz. The install should use a larger...

Agree with Laz. The install should use a larger plate and notch out the surface of stone to provide a flat mating surface.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,430
Posted By PC7060
I’d guess you are right that it from the original...

I’d guess you are right that it from the original flood test. It will works it’s was out of the system over a few weeks and I don’t see any long term problems with the kerdi board wicking. You could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,430
Posted By PC7060
Wonder if it’s wicking up from the wet mud bed...

Wonder if it’s wicking up from the wet mud bed caused by initial problem?

When you say “no marks on the backing”; do you mean the reverse side of the board (outside of the shower)? If so is it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,430
Posted By PC7060
Minor wicking like you’ve shown is pretty typical...

Minor wicking like you’ve shown is pretty typical if the water is directly applied against the kerdi board. Did your flood test go up above the band.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By PC7060
Hi Kim, welcome to the forum, Clean and...

Hi Kim, welcome to the forum,

Clean and stable paint is a fine and common substrate for tile in dry areas. Personally I’d sand the patched area smooth and tile away. I typically put a primer coat...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By PC7060
Shower drains utilized either a clamping drain...

Shower drains utilized either a clamping drain that connects to a pvc liner under a mud base or bonds to a surface applied membrane. The PVC liner and surface applied membrane both serve to water...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By PC7060
Hi Kevn, see you made it over here from the...

Hi Kevn, see you made it over here from the Heating Help site. Welcome!

Couple issues come to mind with the concrete shower floor. First is how you will waterproof the floor to keep the water from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By PC7060
Good idea Jim.

Good idea Jim.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,929
Posted By PC7060
Nice work! Ps: Too stubborn to quit is a great...

Nice work! Ps: Too stubborn to quit is a great trait!
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By PC7060
Entirely possible. Personally I’ve learned those...

Entirely possible. Personally I’ve learned those transition zones will require repainting or at least some touch up. :bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2022, 06:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,168
Posted By PC7060
Nice work Josh! Really like the transition from...

Nice work Josh! Really like the transition from LFT to small (1”?) tiles on shower floor.

Do you recall where you bought the hexagon tiles?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-23-2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By PC7060
Hi Neil, I hate it when people don’t color inside...

Hi Neil, I hate it when people don’t color inside the lines. :)
I’ve found white vinegar to be very effective for thinset. Hit or miss for grout depending on type. Cheap and easy to apply with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,430
Posted By PC7060
Justin, I wouldn’t be concerned about that; the...

Justin, I wouldn’t be concerned about that; the kerdi fabric is pretty tough.
From this point, I’d set the drain grate to the proper height and use a good thinset to bring the recessed area up to...
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