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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:35 PM
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Posted By cx
I trust we're talking about Schluter Ditra,...

I trust we're talking about Schluter Ditra, Jeffrey?

The purpose of the polyethylene sheeting or roofing felt under the drypack over a wood framed subfloor is to prevent the wood from sucking the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 169
Posted By cx
That's certainly a consideration, Dan, if they...

That's certainly a consideration, Dan, if they don't meet code. But they do meet code. And after the fire, how is anyone to determine if the splice device was snaked through the wall or if it was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By cx
If you have no special circumstances, such as...

If you have no special circumstances, such as much direct sunlight or moisture sources, you technically need to shorten the 33-foot span with at least one movement accommodation joint (maximum 25...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 169
Posted By cx
I hafta agree with Mike on that one. If the wall...

I hafta agree with Mike on that one. If the wall was open and you ran a fish tape through it, covered the wall, and them pulled the wire through, that would somehow make the use of the device...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 216
Posted By cx
Then no, that would not be an appropriate...

Then no, that would not be an appropriate product. In that same brand you'd want their Mortar Mix or Mason's Mix. The Mortar Mix being a Type N mortar and the Mason's Mix a Type S mortar. Either...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 216
Posted By cx
You're talking about some kind of composite...

You're talking about some kind of composite shower receptor that says you bed it in mortar, Dave?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By cx
Doesn't work that way, Jay. Your half-inch first...

Doesn't work that way, Jay. Your half-inch first layer just doesn't count. The only way you can make it part of your subfloor would be if the surface were in near pristine condition and you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By cx
What are the dimensions of the tile area, Dan?

What are the dimensions of the tile area, Dan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 169
Posted By cx
That's a new one on me, Mike, but 334.40B...

That's a new one on me, Mike, but 334.40B certainly does describe something like that for "repair wiring" if it is listed. I'll hafta ask my real electrician if he's used such devices. I can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 524
Posted By cx
You'll first hafta school some of us as to what...

You'll first hafta school some of us as to what mold resistant drywall might be. I'm familiar with alleged moisture resistant or MR board, usually green or purple or maybe some other color these...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By cx
But the wedge angle is square-cut. :)

But the wedge angle is square-cut. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,134
Posted By cx
I suppose you could, Mike, but I'm not sure what...

I suppose you could, Mike, but I'm not sure what difference it would make if the fitting came out when you had to remove whatever that is in your hand. Could you not screw it right back in?

While...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 169
Posted By cx
If the OP's planning a KerdiBoard shower, Mark,...

If the OP's planning a KerdiBoard shower, Mark, I'm thinking chances are very good that his walls will be completely open and it'll be pretty easy to route wires to a ceiling light and a switch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 169
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mike (Chrome71) :) If you can't do...

Welcome, Mike (Chrome71) :)

If you can't do as Jeff suggests, it's perfectly legal to add a box for your splice that is open through the side of the wall opposite your shower. You can simply put...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 169
Posted By cx
I removed the parts where you called the OP...

I removed the parts where you called the OP stupid, Mike, and I sent you a PM explaining the action. Please don't do it again.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By cx
Well, I think someday he'll come back and 'splain...

Well, I think someday he'll come back and 'splain us. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 216
Posted By cx
Dave, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Dave, 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, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By cx
Naa, you can't tell anything at all about your...

Naa, you can't tell anything at all about your floor joists by looking at the ceiling joists above, Jay. But that's OK on accounta you'll soon get to see the floor joists.

Half-inch plywood is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By cx
Concrete counter top mostly made of the same...

Concrete counter top mostly made of the same materials as the grout, Mary Ann. Neither of'em like acids.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By cx
Mary Ann, it'll help if you'll keep all your...

Mary Ann, 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 Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By cx
Nope, not in my book. There must be a...

Nope, not in my book. There must be a waterproofing layer of some type either behind the wallboard or on the face of it and in either case it's the waterproofing membrane which must lap over the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,469
Posted By cx
Thanks. Looked smaller that that to mine eye and...

Thanks. Looked smaller that that to mine eye and I thought they might be useful. Actually thought they might be a TileSpikes knock-off in a different color.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jay. :) 1. I'm guessing that...

Welcome, Jay. :)

1. I'm guessing that material to be deck mud, which is hands down the best substrate available for ceramic tile. Or it could be poured concrete, which would be a less good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By cx
Wow! I would expect that floor to feel much like...

Wow! I would expect that floor to feel much like a stiff trampoline with that joist system, Scully.

Even adding full length 2x8 joists between the joists you have would not get you to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By cx
Mmmm. I figgered he was axing about a bevel...

Mmmm. I figgered he was axing about a bevel rather than cutting the tiles at an angle to follow the slope, Kevin. I figgered that was a given. Maybe not? :)
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