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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By jadnashua
We've been over this before...in Europe, they...

We've been over this before...in Europe, they don't use the ANSI system. The system they use to define their mortars will tell you if it is a modified that needs to dry to attain proper strength in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By jadnashua
If it didn't leak, you should be golden. Unless...

If it didn't leak, you should be golden. Unless you have excess thinset in the seams, generally, moisture doesn't wick more than about 1/4-1/2" into the seam during a flood test, and if you did it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By jadnashua
The drain cover of all Kerdi drains that aren't...

The drain cover of all Kerdi drains that aren't SS, are anodized aluminum, same as their profiles that aren't pvc or SS. So, I would expect the same issues about ensuring getting them cleaned up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By jadnashua
https://futurastonedecorativeconcrete.com/ ...

https://futurastonedecorativeconcrete.com/

My guess is that if you wanted to put tile over it, you may need to use an epoxy adhesive (thinset). That stuff is expensive. You MIGHT get by using a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By jadnashua
You might be able to play with chemically...

You might be able to play with chemically anodizing the thing in place. That might get the color closer, but unlikely to become a match.

I know on their profiles that are anodized aluminum,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By jadnashua
Going with a bonded membrane means you just need...

Going with a bonded membrane means you just need your preslope...the membrane goes directly on it and then tile...the membrane IS the waterproofing. It does require a proprietary drain.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By jadnashua
You can't do a bonded mudbed since the substrate...

You can't do a bonded mudbed since the substrate is not continuous. An unbonded one would need to be in the order of 2"+ thick with metal reinforcement 1/2-way through the middle to work. Thinner,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By jadnashua
How much height addition can you accept? Maybe...

How much height addition can you accept? Maybe an unbonded mudbed?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,094
Posted By jadnashua
IMHO, you're better off sticking to one company's...

IMHO, you're better off sticking to one company's products to ensure compatibility.

GoBoard calls for the use of their proprietary sealant on all joints and penetrations. Should you decide to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 763
Posted By jadnashua
Nobody will guarantee your install will fail if...

Nobody will guarantee your install will fail if you don't reinforce things, but nobody will guarantee it won't, either. What the industry has found, though, is that when you meet their minimum...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 763
Posted By jadnashua
Every cbu manufacturer requires the panel to be...

Every cbu manufacturer requires the panel to be bedded in thinset. That's more to ensure there are no gaps rather than trying to actually bond it in place...the screws do that. So, just that factor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 763
Posted By jadnashua
There is no structural benefit from thicker...

There is no structural benefit from thicker cbu...you only need it if you're trying to match heights. CBU is a compatibility intermediary layer, not a structural one. You absolutely need a second...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,155
Posted By jadnashua
At least some of the Noble products call for...

At least some of the Noble products call for using their proprietary sealant on the seams (although, the body can be adhered with thinset, if you choose). AN advantage of using their sealant is that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,149
Posted By jadnashua
Schluter does make a stretchy version of...

Schluter does make a stretchy version of KerdiBand called Kerdi-Flex that can be used to help over expansion joints.
Schluter®-KERDI-FLEX is a flexible
polyethylene waterproofing strip used to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-25-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By jadnashua
The glass must be cut before it is tempered, so...

The glass must be cut before it is tempered, so you can't (as far as I know) rework the existing piece, but would need a new one to resolve this...probably the main reason they're trying to run a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By jadnashua
There is a difference in working time between a...

There is a difference in working time between a rapid set and an extended set SLC, but both set far faster than most things you might use except probably a hydraulic cement. A rapid setting one will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By jadnashua
One of the mistakes many people make is trying to...

One of the mistakes many people make is trying to make the tape and seams nice, covering the tape, like it were a drywall surface that was going to get a coat of paint. While the purpose of the tape...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By jadnashua
Unless you're going to waterproof the surface,...

Unless you're going to waterproof the surface, sometimes, it's better to just install the tape while you're tiling otherwise, you can create 'speed bumps'.

You could try using a rubbing stone to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By jadnashua
I prefer the devices that have you put the wire...

I prefer the devices that have you put the wire in the back, but then, it's anchored by a plate being pushed against it when you use the screw...

While the back jabbed receptacles can work, if the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By jadnashua
First thing I'd do is pull the cover off of the...

First thing I'd do is pull the cover off of the receptacle that no longer works. Look at the cable(s). Is there more than one coming into that box? Is there a ground wire? If there is, measure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By jadnashua
The stuff shrinks some as it cures. Some types...

The stuff shrinks some as it cures. Some types are better than others (there's more than one cement). You're probably fine, but it could be an issue.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By jadnashua
At some time, someone may have protected those...

At some time, someone may have protected those receptacles with another GFCI buried somewhere. TOday's codes want them almost everywhere, but especially in kitchens, bathrooms, outside and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By jadnashua
I have no experience with ceiling mounted shower...

I have no experience with ceiling mounted shower curtain tracks.

If you had long enough chains, the gap could be sufficient, but you'd probably want them to be SS so they wouldn't rust, and I'm...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By jadnashua
It will trap more moisture in the shower and...

It will trap more moisture in the shower and might call for tiling and maybe waterproofing the ceiling. Most glass enclosures and shower curtains (except steam showers) don't extend up to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,535
Posted By jadnashua
A conventional shower construction will work to...

A conventional shower construction will work to provide a reliable, leakless shower, but, IMHO, there are lots of better ways to build one. A surface applied, sheet membrane would be my first...
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