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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By PC7060
I’d do one of two options 1. Use a tile...

I’d do one of two options

1. Use a tile cutting blade on a grinder to open up the gap to a clean rectangular opening and inset a stone transition.

2. Or make a simple oak tapered transition...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,060
Posted By PC7060
3/4 stone (aka #57) is considered self compacting...

3/4 stone (aka #57) is considered self compacting and would be preferable to using soil as the fill.


Re the linear drain, I have to agree with CX. Linear drains are typically installed to the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-11-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By PC7060
Interesting video, one of the few that adequately...

Interesting video, one of the few that adequately describes the process of lowering the subfloor in a retrofit job. The system seems very robust and does a good job explains how to extend the slope....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By PC7060
Susan, Do you know the manufacturer of the...

Susan,

Do you know the manufacturer of the 1-1/8” subfloor? They will typically have guidance on floors covering that can be installed over subfloor based on thickness and joist spacing.

I’ve...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By PC7060
It may be harder than you think to find select...

It may be harder than you think to find select grade 2x wood. Number two or better Doug fir will be fine. Take Dan’s advice and look for clean straight pieces And adjust up or down as required to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,653
Posted By PC7060
In my area, the old school radiators are...

In my area, the old school radiators are typically pulled out during renovations; I'm adding more!



I’ll be sure to pass that along! Currently she’s just using for wet rain coats!

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,653
Posted By PC7060
Things are still moving along on my mega home...

Things are still moving along on my mega home addition project. Running lots of copper lines for domestic water supply and the radiant heat. My lovely wife really likes the look and warmth of old...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,239
Posted By PC7060
A linear drain located at one wall would be a...

A linear drain located at one wall would be a better option with the large tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By PC7060
Cue the psycho music!

Cue the psycho music!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By PC7060
I agree with Dan and Kevin, I didn’t see anyway...

I agree with Dan and Kevin, I didn’t see anyway the Redguard could be causing those spots. Barring extreme heat or very strong solvents, curing of Redguard is irreversible. Given the location in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,535
Posted By PC7060
Gotta weight in on the autosensing fan controls....

Gotta weight in on the autosensing fan controls. So much more effective than the previous method I used which consisted of yelling “did you turn the fan on?!?” at the kids. :D

My recommended...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,284
Posted By PC7060
I see some of the high end houses using studs mad...

I see some of the high end houses using studs mad of lvl type material. Perfectly straight I’m sure but betcha the cost is 3x of Doug fir.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By PC7060
Jim - While the blocking is certainly a strong...

Jim - While the blocking is certainly a strong connection, it’s really over kill for the application. Also, the blocking is tricky to install right and can cause squeaky floors due to joist movement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,345
Posted By PC7060
My go to size for asecond layer of subfloor is...

My go to size for asecond layer of subfloor is 5/8 (19/32) plywood. Refer to this liberry Article for guidance on screwing plywood to subfloor.
...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-04-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By PC7060
If this is Masonite or any of the other similar...

If this is Masonite or any of the other similar MDF type material, its dimensionally stable and easily worked. Fill with drywall compound, sand smooth, prime, paint and forgetabotit!
Forum: The Mud Box 03-31-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 38,627
Posted By PC7060
Great, now I’m going to have that tune stuck in...

Great, now I’m going to have that tune stuck in my head today! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By PC7060
3" Flat, small 5/16" is what I used...

3"



Flat, small 5/16" is what I used but maybe 1/4" just make sure the screw head wont pull through.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By PC7060
Agree with CX, you need to remove the top section...

Agree with CX, you need to remove the top section of trim on one side of the door so you can remove it from the track and then trim to size. I prefer to use a edge clamp for this type of cut, very...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By PC7060
KB, welcome to the forum! You are correct,...

KB, welcome to the forum!

You are correct, the deflection rating for the numbers you proved are L / 480. Great for porcelain but a complete no go for natural stone.

Good plan discarding that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By PC7060
You still planning on ripping down joists? You...

You still planning on ripping down joists? You should give use of 2x8 another look. Much simpler than cutting down 2x10 and then dealing with the inevitable bowing with not wiggle room.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,806
Posted By PC7060
The serpentine pattern you describe is fine;...

The serpentine pattern you describe is fine; don’t worry about getting close to edges. Lay a 1/2 bead about 12-18” peak to peak.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By PC7060
Paul’s site is builtwithfoam.com or ...

Paul’s site is builtwithfoam.com or

https://builtwithfoam.com/

You can upload drawings or use the website to get pricing.

Pretty sure you can upload step models or 3-D files too.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,653
Posted By PC7060
The shipment from contractors direct arrived on...

The shipment from contractors direct arrived on Saturday, 2 days after ordering. I was surprised that the OSG board is a good bit heavier than the Kerdi board. Still have a ways to go before close-in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,905
Posted By PC7060
Dooh! I missed that.. Here I was thinking this...

Dooh! I missed that.. Here I was thinking this was a fiberglass unit.

Your earlier pictures of the finished for the tub is pretty typical for a cast iron unit.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,905
Posted By PC7060
Are you planning to set the tub in mortar?

Are you planning to set the tub in mortar?
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