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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By cx
Laura, I'd recommend a different plumber. You...

Laura, I'd recommend a different plumber. You don't want to use that adapter drain unless it's necessary. Necessary being that there is some compelling reason you cannot remove the existing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,073
Posted By cx
Appears you've already finished tiling the wall...

Appears you've already finished tiling the wall around the window, V. Too late to do any waterproofing. You can use a flexible sealant in the gap between window and tile and stop some direct water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,172
Posted By cx
You could get some paper backing made...

You could get some paper backing made specifically for face-mounted mosaics and apply it to your tiles after you get them all set the way you want them. Pull the adhesive paper out of the niche...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By cx
If your tiles meet the requirements of ANSI...

If your tiles meet the requirements of ANSI A137.1 they will have an Aesthetic Classification that will be indicated in the data sheet for the product. That looks like about a V2 class to my eye. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,596
Posted By cx
You can get by quite well just dampening that...

You can get by quite well just dampening that Hardiebacker if you're tiling directly to it with thinset mortar. You want the surface damp, but not wet. The Hardiebacker can absorb quite a bit of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By cx
I didn't explore any "large chip" option on that...

I didn't explore any "large chip" option on that site. Thought I was saving you an eighth of an inch. :)

Gotta admit I actually think the uncoupling membrane concept may actually work, but I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By cx
That would be a purely aesthetic choice and best...

That would be a purely aesthetic choice and best made by Mrs. Edward.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By cx
"Concrete bonding adhesive" is usually something...

"Concrete bonding adhesive" is usually something similar to Elmer's white glue, Phil. I'd recommend a slurry of of thinset mortar or Portland cement. The Portland slurry tends to dry very quickly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 248
Posted By cx
You really want the perimeter of your shower to...

You really want the perimeter of your shower to be level to make the wall tiling look best and the centered drain allows you to have a more consistent slope to your drain.

With your current drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,596
Posted By cx
Sorry, the TDS for what product is requiring the...

Sorry, the TDS for what product is requiring the primer over the Hardiebacker?

The ceramic tile industry doesn't recognize any gap smaller than 1/8th" as a movement accommodation joint.

Must...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Jason. :) Are you talking...

Welcome back, Jason. :)

Are you talking about the Mapesil T sealant or the 511 sealer?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By cx
The object is to have a level perimeter and as...

The object is to have a level perimeter and as close as possible to an equal slope to the drain from all four corners. That would call for locating the drain in the center of the footprint for the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By cx
Richard, you can subscribe to your thread and...

Richard, you can subscribe to your thread and receive email notice of new posts.

When I look up FIAT (https://www.fiatproducts.com/), of which I'd never heard, I see that they call those receptors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 248
Posted By cx
What is your current subfloor structure? Are...

What is your current subfloor structure?

Are you planning to move the drain?

I'm thinking that shower was waterproofed with some sort of cementitious waterproofing membrane. I don't know what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By cx
You finally got Lil' Davy setting the tiles, Davy?

You finally got Lil' Davy setting the tiles, Davy?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By cx
SC, please keep all your project questions on one...

SC, please 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 title any time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By cx
An uncoupling membrane is never required, but you...

An uncoupling membrane is never required, but you can use one in lieu of the CBU if you prefer. There is no tile industry standard for uncoupling membranes, so you use whatever one your prefer and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By cx
Welcome, Lala. :) Is there a shower in that...

Welcome, Lala. :)

Is there a shower in that tub enclosure?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ted. :) Let us know if the added...

Welcome, Ted. :)

Let us know if the added link is not the tile you're looking at.

Your existing subfloor, as described, is not suitable for any kind of flooring as far as I'm concerned, not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By cx
I'd carry that a step farther and recommend...

I'd carry that a step farther and recommend against that tile for any application unless Peter was gonna be the one to grout it! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 248
Posted By cx
Dennis, you use either the traditional method of...

Dennis, you use either the traditional method of creating your shower receptor or one of the direct bonded waterproofing membrane methods (Schluter's Kerdi is one) and either will work fine if done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 578
Posted By cx
You get into all sort of issues with those...

You get into all sort of issues with those non-ceramic tiles, Michael. For example, your linked instructions include this line: "Please refer to the current edition of the TCNA Handbook for best...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By cx
What about VCTs and LVTs and stone tiles and...

What about VCTs and LVTs and stone tiles and encaustic tiles, Saltillo tiles, glass tiles, etc, Laz? "All tiles are ceramic," would be a bit off the mark, eh?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 578
Posted By cx
That link doesn't take me to anything concerning...

That link doesn't take me to anything concerning encaustic tile, Michael. Goes to a homeimprovement.com page. After I corrected the close [/url]
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Larry. :) Your tiles don't...

Welcome back, Larry. :)

Your tiles don't give a rat's patooti whether your floor is level, they care only that it's flat. The larger the tiles, the more they care.

You need to reduce that...
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