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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By cx
Keith, if you'll visit our FAQ or the Liberry,...

Keith, if you'll visit our FAQ or the Liberry, you'll find a brief tutorial showing how best to post and properly attribute quotes here on the forums. I think that would cut down a lot on my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 170
Posted By cx
I would say, probably. 1. No. 2. ...

I would say, probably.

1. No.

2. Without seeing what you've go, I can't say, but I can say I doubt the concrete finishers provided anything like what you really need there.

3. No, I would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By cx
1. You should wait the 28 days as the industry...

1. You should wait the 28 days as the industry recommends, but it's enti othing you can realistically do to determine that the slab might be ready before that. You can trowel or cut some control...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 170
Posted By cx
Welcome, Sam. :) I think you know in your...

Welcome, Sam. :)

I think you know in your heart of hearts you know the only reasonable fix is to remove that foam tray and make a properly sloped floor for your shower.

Always discouraging to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By cx
Yes, clearly confusing, Jake. :) You need...

Yes, clearly confusing, Jake. :)

You need also to note the "Project Tip" just below bullet point number 6.

They're apparently trying to tell you (with no clarity at all) how to tile over a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By cx
Jake, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Jake, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one 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...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By cx
Greg, I don't think you'll find either the...

Greg, I don't think you'll find either the Laticrete 9235 or the Custom 9240 is recommended as the sole waterproofing layer for exterior decks over occupied space as you're recommending.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By cx
Yeah, geeez, only 460 miles, why bother? :D

Yeah, geeez, only 460 miles, why bother? :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,395
Posted By cx
Are you talking about trowel notch sizes, Greg? ...

Are you talking about trowel notch sizes, Greg?

My experience with advice from employees at F&D (only on here, I've never visited one) is that it's similar to asking advice from people in orange...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,965
Posted By cx
You can make that change in material any place...

You can make that change in material any place you like, so long as you use something other than gypsum drywall any place you intend to be a wet area.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,090
Posted By cx
Here is a picture of the optimal profile Jim is...

Here is a picture of the optimal profile Jim is recommending for a flexible sealant in a joint, Bob. Rarely achieved in real life, but it's what you should be shooting for.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,965
Posted By cx
Robbie, if your intent is to waterproof the...

Robbie, if your intent is to waterproof the walls, you cannot do that with either product you mentioned over gypsum drywall. Only Schluter and, I think now, Laticrete make a sheet-type waterproofing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By cx
Robert, the tile industry standards call for a...

Robert, the tile industry standards call for a flexible sealant in the tile surface any place the backing material makes a change in plane and between tile and dissimilar material.

How you treat...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By cx
I've never used the Schluter screws, Riley, and...

I've never used the Schluter screws, Riley, and can't comment. What does GoBoard recommend for fastening their product?

Your 12x24" tiles are no heavier per square area than 4x4" tiles of similar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By cx
You're fixin' to hike the whole trail, Joe? :eek:

You're fixin' to hike the whole trail, Joe? :eek:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By cx
Robert, it'll help if you'll keep all your...

Robert, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one 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...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 623
Posted By cx
Anna, without a geographic location in your User...

Anna, without a geographic location in your User Profile and more detail about the scope of work, it's not realistic for any of us to make any judgement about the proposed costs.

Trying to make a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By cx
Anthony, I'd recommend a 1/8th" gap between the...

Anthony, I'd recommend a 1/8th" gap between the tile and counter top for any backsplash application. And certainly no less than 1/16th".

If you start trying to "cheat the level" to resolve your...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-13-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By cx
The Third Hand poles are indeed a good deal...

The Third Hand poles are indeed a good deal sturdier than the Zip poles, Jim.

Lot of negative comment on that Bosch pole mount, specifically about the lack of stability of the actual mount for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 623
Posted By cx
Anna, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Anna, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one 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...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By cx
This is your shower application, John?Grout and...

This is your shower application, John?Grout and caulk are two quite different animals and I'm not sure what you mean by "grout caulk." Perhaps you can clarify?

A photo, or better description of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By cx
Welcome, Matt. :) Don't think I've ever seen...

Welcome, Matt. :)

Don't think I've ever seen anyone use one of those Oatey foam pre-slopes. Waiting for the photos.

I'd really like to see pictures of your waterproof liner installation,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By cx
Probably is a measurable difference, but I would...

Probably is a measurable difference, but I would disregard it were I making a double layer subfloor.

Here is a good article from our Liberry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By cx
Depends upon your risk tolerance, Tim. The...

Depends upon your risk tolerance, Tim.

The nominal 3/4" over joist spacing of 16" or less exceeds all tile substrate manufacturers' recommendations. Over 18" joist spacing, you're on your own. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By cx
Should not your tile consume at least that 1/4"...

Should not your tile consume at least that 1/4" of nipple?
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