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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By ss3964spd
You've got it correct, Paul, the flange is...

You've got it correct, Paul, the flange is connected to the floor and the toilet is, more or less, held in place by it's connection to the flange. You do want to keep the flange still by whatever...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By ss3964spd
Almost forgot a key bit - Schluter requires...

Almost forgot a key bit -

Schluter requires a dedicated 15A circuit for their floor warming installations. It makes sense since if anything goes wrong down the road with the t-stat you don't want...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By ss3964spd
The first bit of advice I'll offer, Pancho, is to...

The first bit of advice I'll offer, Pancho, is to purchase the Ditra Heat in sheets, not the roll, so you don't have to fight with it when it tries to roll itself back up while you're trying to set...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By ss3964spd
If the pavers are glazed on only one side...

If the pavers are glazed on only one side couldn't you just flip the bottom ones over?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 694
Posted By ss3964spd
Since your tile will extend past that joint by...

Since your tile will extend past that joint by 3-4 inches I'd use Kerdi band and thinly mixed mortar to do that seam, especially since the seam aligns with the front of your curb. Indeed, you really...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By ss3964spd
3) And if the installer applied mortar to the...

3) And if the installer applied mortar to the floor and installed the 1/4" backer board panels into it, as well as how he fastened the backers to the subfloor.

4) Ay idea how thick the subfloor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By ss3964spd
A crude drawing for your reference, Bill. If...

A crude drawing for your reference, Bill.

If you used a crown with a thick 5/8"-3/4" reveal at the bottom you could maybe get away with not building it out, and of course you'd loose the reveal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By ss3964spd
Yup. that's about right Poncho. Since I...

Yup. that's about right Poncho.

Since I couldn't get a clear answer from the plumbing inspectors office concerning just how does one flood test a curbless shower I felt I had to come up with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,846
Posted By ss3964spd
Thanks PC. Yeah, got a wild hair to do some major...

Thanks PC. Yeah, got a wild hair to do some major landscaping at the front of the house, a project that also snowballed to include painting brick fašade of the house. And oh, fixing the truck - but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,834
Posted By ss3964spd
Ah, so the cold water is coming from a tee on the...

Ah, so the cold water is coming from a tee on the other side of the toilet.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By ss3964spd
I also did a built up crown. Simply some 9/16th...

I also did a built up crown. Simply some 9/16th flat stock installed flat to the wall around the entire perimeter, followed by some beaded stock - it's bottom edge even with the bottom edge of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By ss3964spd
I, too, constructed a temporary dam to flood test...

I, too, constructed a temporary dam to flood test my curbless install....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,834
Posted By ss3964spd
I can't tell what I'm looking at there, Teddy,...

I can't tell what I'm looking at there, Teddy, you have a hot and cold supply going to that valve?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,265
Posted By ss3964spd
If you stuff foam backer rod in there it quite...

If you stuff foam backer rod in there it quite possibly will act like a dam, I think.

If you have .5" of gap you might find it challenging to find some trim pieces that thick - and you need the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,846
Posted By ss3964spd
More...

More...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,846
Posted By ss3964spd
Pics...

Pics...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,846
Posted By ss3964spd
Has been tough to find/make the time, so many...

Has been tough to find/make the time, so many competing projects, but still more progress made.

A milestone reached - all tile has been installed. And I'd say 2/3rds of it grouted. Was nice to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,265
Posted By ss3964spd
That's a tough one, Keven, a 1.2" (really 1.2"?)...

That's a tough one, Keven, a 1.2" (really 1.2"?) is gap is quite large, I see no way to fill that with any flexible sealant.

Since the real remedy isn't a viable option the only way I can think of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By ss3964spd
I'd also be concerned about rolling a floor jack...

I'd also be concerned about rolling a floor jack around, and jack stands. The point loads are pretty concentrated, the steel wheels and thin steel legs will, I think, make a mess of the tile.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By ss3964spd
Sometimes, Chris, trying to save the existing...

Sometimes, Chris, trying to save the existing drywall turns out to be more work than simply tearing it all out and installing new.

Yeah, you could do some things to mitigate the difference but it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,437
Posted By ss3964spd
IIRC, the instructions say to wait at least 20...

IIRC, the instructions say to wait at least 20 minutes before the first wash, but not more than an hour from when the batch was first mixed. My limited experience suggests that if you wait 20 to 30...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By ss3964spd
A 1/16th joint typically can use sanded or...

A 1/16th joint typically can use sanded or unsanded grout, Deb, but it depends a little on which unsanded (some have larger aggregate than others).

I would guess that the packaging for the Tech...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By ss3964spd
Like Bubba suggested then. The 1/4" V notch will...

Like Bubba suggested then. The 1/4" V notch will probably do the trick.

I used a 1/4X1/4 square notch with my 2X2X3/8 and it worked really well. Yours being only 1X1's a little less mortar under...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,437
Posted By ss3964spd
Just had a 4 hour Spectralock session last night,...

Just had a 4 hour Spectralock session last night, Lenny, such fun.

I'd give it 12 hours.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By ss3964spd
How thick are the 1" tiles, Bob?

How thick are the 1" tiles, Bob?
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