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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,385
Posted By PC7060
Following up to Davy and CX post; I’ve posted a...

Following up to Davy and CX post; I’ve posted a link to the Versabond at HomeDepot.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,043
Posted By PC7060
Breakaway will work fine. Not under pressure so...

Breakaway will work fine. Not under pressure so don’t worry about gushing out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,846
Posted By PC7060
Yep, I've got several projects going on two...

Yep, I've got several projects going on two houses which can be a challenge. Just complete demolishing the 1970's addition off of a 1928 listed house. Getting the sections down went well but took a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By PC7060
Sands - welcome to the site and sorry you are...

Sands - welcome to the site and sorry you are have such problems.

The cracking is typically cause by inadequate floor structure such as over spanned joists. This doesn’t mean the house is falling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,846
Posted By PC7060
Looks great! Glad one of us is making significant...

Looks great! Glad one of us is making significant progress on their projects. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,454
Posted By PC7060
Good to know. What size tile are you using? Is...

Good to know. What size tile are you using? Is this a smaller area (2-3” across) or a larger area?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,454
Posted By PC7060
:idea:

:idea:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,454
Posted By PC7060
What is the unit of measure for “tiny”? :D

What is the unit of measure for “tiny”? :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By PC7060
I’ve not experience with hydroban, hopefully one...

I’ve not experience with hydroban, hopefully one of the pro will chime in soon.

From a technical perspective, the outside of the curb is considered a dry area. Seems like the tiler could wrap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By PC7060
Hi, Can you give us a picture from back a...

Hi,

Can you give us a picture from back a ways?

In general no screws should go through the water layer on the top of the curb. Is the Hydroban be applied over the concrete board after the top...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By PC7060
What Paul said. Or go a bit further, remove all...

What Paul said. Or go a bit further, remove all the planks, sister the joists as required to get a flat surface and then install that 3/4 plywood you wanted.

Many of us have had to replace...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By PC7060
Got a picture of the situation? I’ll sometimes...

Got a picture of the situation? I’ll sometimes use a plinth block to deal with transition between materials of different thicknesses and shape.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By PC7060
For those 12x24 tiles your should skip the LFT...

For those 12x24 tiles your should skip the LFT and just use standard Versabond.

You should consider using a leveling system such as LASH which inexpensive and available at Home Depot. Plenty of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By PC7060
Hey John, I had a similar issue with a...

Hey John,

I had a similar issue with a bathroom black splash and used Schluter Jolly edge trim to provide a clean edge.

I cut the aluminum using a miter saw with high tooth carbide blade and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By PC7060
You can install Ditra over the floors leading...

You can install Ditra over the floors leading into the shower to provide a fully water proof floor including the terlet area!

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By PC7060
Hey Spruce! I want to commend you on a...

Hey Spruce!

I want to commend you on a great project and I’d be happy to help in any way.

As Davy said, the kerdi fabric bonds directly to the the drain assembly as well as the Kerdi walls. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-29-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By PC7060
Vendors usually dump small lots pretty quickly;...

Vendors usually dump small lots pretty quickly; sometime it ends up at Habitat Re-stores. Hit a few of those and if you are really lucky...:postitbg:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By PC7060
The spike shoes (aka golf shoes) are so you can...

The spike shoes (aka golf shoes) are so you can walk on the SLC as you are spreading it. Sandals and other shoes will leave footprints like in concrete. Also, I’m pretty sure you would not want the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-27-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,843
Posted By PC7060
Davy, I’m sorry, I was thinking you also cut the...

Davy, I’m sorry, I was thinking you also cut the tiles to that shape too. Wondering how you got such smooth finish. ;)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-27-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,843
Posted By PC7060
How did you cut the curves Davy?

How did you cut the curves Davy?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By PC7060
Personally if I was “patching” (aka short term...

Personally if I was “patching” (aka short term hack) marble on a floor I’d use clear West Systems 2 part epoxy. For walls with tile I would add flour or wood dust to get the shade you desire; it will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,437
Posted By PC7060
Lenny, The cut looks great! Put it in the...

Lenny,

The cut looks great! Put it in the win column and move on.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By PC7060
People do all kinds of things that are not...

People do all kinds of things that are not specifically recommended by manufacturers. Some work well. Others not so much. Just have to wait to see how it survives the test of time.

Take a look...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-24-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,458
Posted By PC7060
Adrienne, The cracks are caused by...

Adrienne,

The cracks are caused by structural issues so you’ll have to start there. I had same issue will those little tiles and after stabilizing floor I decided to leave well enough alone.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By PC7060
Andrew, I ran the numbers you provided for...

Andrew,

I ran the numbers you provided for the joist structure and came up with L/375. This will be fine for porcelain but will not meet the L/720 requirement for natural stone.

FWIW: You...
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