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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,004
Posted By cx
When it comes to ceilings, all drywall is "too...

When it comes to ceilings, all drywall is "too heavy to work with," John. :D But since I usually hafta use a drywall lift when I'm doing the drywall work myself, it doesn't really matter much which...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By cx
What is the spacing of the 2x8 floor joists? ...

What is the spacing of the 2x8 floor joists?

If you're staying with the traditional receptor construction, what is your plan for waterproofing the walls?

I would want to change that new...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jason. :) That would be in order to...

Welcome, Jason. :)

That would be in order to install some "skinnies" up along the window as opposed to just living with what you've got?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By cx
While self-leveling is rather a misnomer in...

While self-leveling is rather a misnomer in regard to those cementitious leveling products, they, being semi-liquid, will make some effort to seek their own level. Some are advertised to be usable...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By cx
Welcome, Augmont. :) That appears to be a...

Welcome, Augmont. :)

That appears to be a manufactured structure and the first thing I'd want to know before planning any ceramic tile would be the subfloor structure. And the wall structure,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,004
Posted By cx
John, I'm not sure what you're talking about with...

John, I'm not sure what you're talking about with blocking around the perimeter of the room for your ceiling board, but keep in mind that it's common to leave the entire perimeter of the ceiling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By cx
Congratulations! You get any help from your wife...

Congratulations! You get any help from your wife or girlfriend on that? :)

You're free to tile or build your shower over anything you want, David, we can only tell you what the ceramic tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,004
Posted By cx
Quite.

Quite.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,004
Posted By cx
Perhaps I don't really understand the situation,...

Perhaps I don't really understand the situation, John, but if I do I can't see what difference that location would make except that it might be a little easier to do the cutout around the fan unit. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By cx
Robin, 100 percent silicone sealant is available...

Robin, 100 percent silicone sealant is available that will look almost exactly like your grout. Check out the ColorSil caulks at ColorRite (http://colorriteinc.com/color-sil). Available in satin or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By cx
I knew you'd been around the block a time or two,...

I knew you'd been around the block a time or two, Jim. Figgered you'd learned a thing or two along the way. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,913
Posted By cx
I can't see what you have from over here, Paul,...

I can't see what you have from over here, Paul, even when I squint real hard. 'Specially when you don't have a geographic location in your User Profile and I don't even know which direction to look,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By cx
I think they are poorly executed weep holes made...

I think they are poorly executed weep holes made by the glass fabricator to drain moisture from their glass channel. Not sure why they're so big and round. Ones I usually see are small horizontal...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-20-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By cx
Welcome, Evan. :) I've separated you from...

Welcome, Evan. :)

I've separated you from the other visitor's thread to avoid confusion on both projects.

A photo or two of what you're looking at would almost certainly be helpful. Use the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By cx
I'm thinking you were with Parex LaHabra when...

I'm thinking you were with Parex LaHabra when first I ran into you, Jim. That sound right?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By cx
Both. Your explanation does make some sense, but...

Both. Your explanation does make some sense, but it's overkill in the respect that it's not necessary and won't really help. If you'll just grout when you're finished tiling and mix your grout to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By cx
Welcome, Robin. :) First, if that tub...

Welcome, Robin. :)

First, if that tub surround includes a shower, we should probably go back a few steps to learn how your contractor prepared the surround for moisture contol, etc.

You could...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mary. :) Please keep in mind that...

Welcome, Mary. :)

Please keep in mind that we're primarily a ceramic tile installation website here and not attorneys, nor do any of the regulars here play one on TV. We do have one "tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By cx
Definitely not the same manufacturer date...

Definitely not the same manufacturer date numbering system used by other manufacturers, Robin.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By cx
Do they appear on the tub side of the glass also,...

Do they appear on the tub side of the glass also, Lisa?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By cx
The problem with using that chemical remover,...

The problem with using that chemical remover, Doug, is that now your concrete surface is probably well sealed. You'll want to do a test by pouring a little water on the surface and seeing how well...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 755
Posted By cx
The minimum thickness requirement was never...

The minimum thickness requirement was never troublesome to describe, Eric, the troublesome part was actually achieving the thickness requirement. Custom apparently thinks that by describing the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,138
Posted By cx
As with your grout, you want the joint clear for...

As with your grout, you want the joint clear for at least 2/3rds the depth of the tile where you're gonna apply your flexible sealant, SusanMary.

You should be able to clean out those joints...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-20-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 397
Posted By cx
Ah, yes, those are the same fine people who want...

Ah, yes, those are the same fine people who want me to build my houses so air-tight that the HVAC systems can't function properly so they then demand that I cut a large hole in the wall to allow for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 598
Posted By cx
George, when using the Durock Shower System...

George, when using the Durock Shower System membrane, I'd recommend you not wait to order any pre-formed corners. Their pre-formed corners are substantially thicker than their membrane and not as...
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