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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-05-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By wwhitney
Is that "Original Krud Kutter"? They have a...

Is that "Original Krud Kutter"? They have a bunch of products.

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By wwhitney
Is that because you judge it to be "subject to...

Is that because you judge it to be "subject to shower spray"? That's the somewhat subjective standard in the NEC for wet rating versus damp rating.

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,595
Posted By wwhitney
FYI, that flexible blue tubing is called ENT...

FYI, that flexible blue tubing is called ENT (Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing), not EMT (Electrical Metallic Tubing).

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,393
Posted By wwhitney
1) Yes. 2) No, that is the purpose of the...

1) Yes.

2) No, that is the purpose of the tongue and groove. If you are doing a repair, and a long edge will not be engaging the adjoining piece of subfloor, then you do need to provide blocking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,043
Posted By wwhitney
Those are called trusses. The Deflectolator...

Those are called trusses. The Deflectolator won't work for trusses. Can you see any informational stamp or tag on the trusses? [Edit: the one rectangular stamp visible in your photos, on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,964
Posted By wwhitney
x2 on the darker. Cheers, Wayne

x2 on the darker.

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,595
Posted By wwhitney
If you use 1.5" screws and avoid the joists...

If you use 1.5" screws and avoid the joists proper, any penetration into the cleats will be minimal as per the article.

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By wwhitney
Since the Tile Redi pan doesn't have a flange, I...

Since the Tile Redi pan doesn't have a flange, I think I would trust a continuous strip of Kerdiband across the Kerdiboard/pan junction more than I would trust Z-flashing. I assume Kerdifix would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By wwhitney
I see that your tiles are 14" long horizontally,...

I see that your tiles are 14" long horizontally, but I don't see the dimensions of your pan. Have you mapped out your pattern to determine the size of the tiles in the corners?

I think it is fair...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By wwhitney
Why does the Kerdiboard have to be flush with the...

Why does the Kerdiboard have to be flush with the walls of Tile Redi base? If the Kerdi board overhangs the Tile Redi base by only 1/8", couldn't you just add more epoxy mortar when you set the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By wwhitney
Searches on Amazon turned up the following...

Searches on Amazon turned up the following sealants in a tube that are described using the word silane:

Wedi Joint Sealant $29 / 10.5 oz
Kerdi Fix $28 / 9.8 oz
Sikaflex 505 $21 / 10.1 oz...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,595
Posted By wwhitney
There are 1 gang ENT boxes, e.g.: ...

There are 1 gang ENT boxes, e.g.:

https://www.homedepot.com/p/1-Gang-22-cu-in-ENT-Electrical-Box-A122-CAR/202077343

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,595
Posted By wwhitney
OK, except the sensor wires can't be in the same...

OK, except the sensor wires can't be in the same conduit as the cold tails. But you can zip tie the sensor wires to the outside of the conduit if you want.

If you want to use ENT or LFNC, you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,595
Posted By wwhitney
No, a raceway is something like EMT, PVC, ENT,...

No, a raceway is something like EMT, PVC, ENT, FMC, etc.

You could also set a box very low in the wall, run the cold tails into it (they are OK to cut shorter), and run NM from the low box to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,595
Posted By wwhitney
The NEC requires the heating wires to be in a...

The NEC requires the heating wires to be in a raceway until they get to the floor. That is because they are individual wires, not a cable like Romex.

The NEC prohibits the sensor wires from being...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,926
Posted By wwhitney
Maybe just center the single gang thermostat box...

Maybe just center the single gang thermostat box over the 3 gang box. Centering is a pleasing form of visual coupling. :-)

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,926
Posted By wwhitney
The DITRA-HEAT-E-RT thermostat measures 3-3/16" x...

The DITRA-HEAT-E-RT thermostat measures 3-3/16" x 5-1/8".

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,595
Posted By wwhitney
You can get two tank kits in sizes from 12 to 650...

You can get two tank kits in sizes from 12 to 650 board feet, e.g.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Touch-n-Foam-Foam-Insulation-Kit/50179527

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,345
Posted By wwhitney
If that was the only issue, there's no reason you...

If that was the only issue, there's no reason you couldn't just patch the niche hole in your membrane and do it the way you originally intended.

That is, cut a rectangle of membrane that's 4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,183
Posted By wwhitney
Maybe use a coupling and nipple to lower the tee...

Maybe use a coupling and nipple to lower the tee so its side inlets are below the valve outlets?

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By wwhitney
Here's what the National Electric Code has to say...

Here's what the National Electric Code has to say about it:

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,926
Posted By wwhitney
I picked a random circuit breaker brand and...

I picked a random circuit breaker brand and looked at their trip curve for 15 amp circuit breakers. If I've read the chart correctly, a 1.5x overload may take as long as two minutes to trip. A...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,811
Posted By wwhitney
If you need to change your plumbing again, you...

If you need to change your plumbing again, you can try cutting the bottom-most fitting just above the bottom-most hub. Then if you are lucky or did a bad job gluing it, you'll be able to separate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,811
Posted By wwhitney
Does the tub have an overflow? Will that slip...

Does the tub have an overflow? Will that slip joint connection be accessible after the tub is installed?

Cheers, Wayne
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By wwhitney
To get 1 in 5 from a six sided die: 1 = Yes ...

To get 1 in 5 from a six sided die:

1 = Yes
2 to 5 = No
6 = Reroll

Cheers, Wayne
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