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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 04:15 PM
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Posted By attdsltech
Thanks I think it will be ok. It is near tub not...

Thanks I think it will be ok. It is near tub not shower heads. I think it will not see much water that far from where you would be showering. Another quick question. I see the debate over Wall or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 02:23 PM
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Posted By attdsltech
Anyone have advice? The birdbath dried in a...

Anyone have advice? The birdbath dried in a couple of hrs but would like to eliminate it if possible. Thanks

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2019, 06:04 PM
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Posted By attdsltech
Just finished flood test everything went fine no...

Just finished flood test everything went fine no leaks all seams tight, very light wicking in spots. I have one issue to ask about. I missed a low spot in a corner opposite shower heads near tub. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2019, 09:01 PM
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Posted By attdsltech
Great I can now move forward, Thanks cx for the...

Great I can now move forward, Thanks cx for the advice.



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Ok I tried to search for answer on how soon I or...

Ok I tried to search for answer on how soon I or if I can use thinset to fill imperfections in deck mud but no luck. I vacuumed surface again no more loose areas everything is very solid. I figure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By attdsltech
Second attempt was much better. Surface is solid...

Second attempt was much better. Surface is solid no soft areas. There are a few spots where the surface flaked a little. Less than a 1/4 " deep and largest maybe 2" wide. Can these areas be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Thanks for reply. It only took 30 mins to remove...

Thanks for reply. It only took 30 mins to remove mortar bed. Definitely too dry. Was able to get mortar from under flange with a chisel. Had enough play in plumbing to raise it enough to break...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2019, 08:24 AM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Ok tried with less water total fail. Now need to...

Ok tried with less water total fail. Now need to remove mortar and start over. The question now is how to breakup mortar around kerdi drain without damaging the drain flange. I have not access to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2019, 01:15 PM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Ok ready for next steps. Kerdi finished, tub in...

Ok ready for next steps. Kerdi finished, tub in and drain connected. Kerdi drain set(no access method). Ready for drypack mortar bed. Have some questions. I did a trial run on a mockup to get a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Thanks that's the info I needed. I will do my...

Thanks that's the info I needed. I will do my kerdi first thing in morning when its cooler. Need all the time I can get.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 01:32 PM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Ok just went up 6" speed bump above tile now. ...

Ok just went up 6" speed bump above tile now. Now ready for the kerdi. Floors and decor has Mapei Kerabond T in store but not Kerabond. Data sheet says Kerabond T needs additive to use on drywall....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2019, 11:06 AM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Wife overruled stopping at 7' so I'm going with...

Wife overruled stopping at 7' so I'm going with 8' option. The question: Can I cut 6" more to get above last course or do I need to go all the way to the ceiling?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
So my options are to remove another 6" of...

So my options are to remove another 6" of sheetrock to get beyond the top of the last tile, stop at 7' so last tile missing the lip or Do I need to go all the way to ceiling with new sheetrock?
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
I have run into an issue today. I finished...

I have run into an issue today. I finished hanging the drywall on shower walls. I have 9' ceiling but planned on only tiling to 8'. I cut the existing drywall at 8'. The issue I have now is an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2019, 04:00 PM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
New question. I finished plumbing and now ready...

New question. I finished plumbing and now ready to hang the sheetrock. How flat does the wall need to be? I have shaved some of the crowned studs and have drywall shims for some other studs. I'm...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2019, 01:42 PM
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Posted By attdsltech
Progressing along with my project. Finished...

Progressing along with my project. Finished framing for tub and now roughing in rest of plumbing. Looking ahead I have some questions regarding bathroom flooring. Seeing all the post on floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Ok perfect Thanks for quick reply Sent from...

Ok perfect Thanks for quick reply

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
I'm currently building my curb with 3 Kiln dried...

I'm currently building my curb with 3 Kiln dried 2x4's. To get the proper slope can I add drywall shims between the 2nd and 3rd 2x4 to get 1/4" per foot slope?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Ok Thanks for reply. That makes sense you are...

Ok Thanks for reply. That makes sense you are basically sealing the raw edge of the drywall. Schluter video just showed them applying kerdi seal in opening but nothing else after that.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Making some progress. Finished rough drain lines...

Making some progress. Finished rough drain lines and framed tub platform. I'm waiting on plaster ground for the Moen transfer valve missing from valve kit. Have some questions regarding sealing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,722
Posted By attdsltech
Mine was much worse than yours when I removed the...

Mine was much worse than yours when I removed the tile. Mine had been leaking for years. It has since dried no evidence of dry rot still structurally sound just stained. If you have no dry rot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Ok so work in slices so your exposed area is...

Ok so work in slices so your exposed area is still wet as work around drain. As opposed to doing whole perimeter which could have some sides too dry before you get to them.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Found a video on Schluter's website on using Dry...

Found a video on Schluter's website on using Dry pack with kerdi drain. They show the drain flange supported by spacers 1" above subfloor. Question, Is 1" at drain flange a thick enough mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Thanks cx. I did some more reading on the tray...

Thanks cx. I did some more reading on the tray and see that making my own with deck mud seems to make more sense. This brings up some questions. Is there a step by step procedure on the web to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By attdsltech
Kerdi Shower tray question

Progressing on master bath remodel prepping rough plumbing for new shower. Here's the question. The shower is going to be 53" 65" I plan on using a 72"72" prefab tray trimming width to 53"...
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