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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:19 AM
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Posted By frantznewb
Regarding your #61, I suspected as much -thanks...

Regarding your #61, I suspected as much -thanks for spelling it out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:17 AM
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Posted By frantznewb
Talking Another, oooohh ok . So bridge between tile edges...

Another, oooohh ok . So bridge between tile edges w/caulk but leave the actual expansion gaps unfilled. I think that's what your nifty drawings illustrate, but I missed it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:49 AM
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Posted By frantznewb
Ohhhhhh, ok -is this universal? By which I mean...

Ohhhhhh, ok -is this universal? By which I mean whether it's a corner, edge, etc. leave a small ungrouted gap where surfaces meet for expansion and backfill with silicone?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
Thanks for the pointers Dan! Turns out, the...

Thanks for the pointers Dan! Turns out, the baths drain just a little more slowly. Thinking perhaps the hydrophobic nature of the membrane material is helping shed water.

I'm gathering tools to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
Smile So, over the course of a few days, I patched and...

So, over the course of a few days, I patched and used a thinset slurry to resurface the bed. As suggested, I also ramped up to the top of the curve. Membrane is down and although I haven't yet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
I wasn't clear, sorry about that. I meant cover...

I wasn't clear, sorry about that. I meant cover the curb and bench with the Laticrete membrane.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
I like the step ladder test- makes total sense!...

I like the step ladder test- makes total sense! IF a redo occurs, I will lower the drain to reduce the bed thickness and expose more of the curb. Otherwise, maybe I will gently slope to the top of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Thanks Dan! I'll see if I can get that...

Thanks Dan!

I'll see if I can get that filler. The curb in this shower
is well away from the wet area and the bed is level in the curb area. So it doesn't really serve its traditional purpose,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
Had some trouble attaching pic to my post. Here...

Had some trouble attaching pic to my post. Here it is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
Arrow So I finally tore out the old bed, waterproofed...

So I finally tore out the old bed, waterproofed the walls and and put in a new floor. Unfortunately, I think the floor may need to be redone (see pic.) The pitted areas
occurred after I took a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Thanks guys, very helpful! So I plan to do the...

Thanks guys, very helpful! So I plan to do the tear out and replace the drain with Laiticrete's direct bond flange drain and to use their sheet membrane. Sigh, still more materials to buy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Thanks everyone! Ive attached a basic layout...

Thanks everyone! Ive attached a basic layout w/measurements I have handy (not there presently). Width is about 3' on one end and 4' on the other. Overall length is around 5.5 ft.

If I do a tear...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Thanks for the info! If I did a repair of the...

Thanks for the info! If I did a repair of the preslope then proceeded with the top bed, I think the overall bed height would be too high...

So my options, as I see it are:

1) repair the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Please do tell, why would a traditional receptor...

Please do tell, why would a traditional receptor be difficult to pull off if the footprint was ÷ into 2 areas with different perimeter heights?

There is an undersloped area about a foot out from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Please do tell, why would a traditional receptor...

Please do tell, why would a traditional receptor be difficult to pull off if the footprint was ÷ into 2 areas with different perimeter heights?

There is an undersloped area in the drain area and I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
I found a Laticrete bonded flange installation...

I found a Laticrete bonded flange installation video that shows the procedure using liquid applied membrane (no sheet) so I'll go with that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By frantznewb
I was thinking of using two areas as an option as...

I was thinking of using two areas as an option as well.

Would a traditional receptor be difficult because of the angle change at the border(pvc bunching) between the 2 areas, or??

Also, will I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Unhappy What is the best way to evaluate whether to tear ...

What is the best way to evaluate whether to tear out and redo the preslope?

The farthest corner is 5 ft from the drain = 1.25 rise. The drain hole edge is about 1 ft. from the nearest wall. Is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
If the bed height at the pan wall is already at...

If the bed height at the pan wall is already at or above the required height but a flat area interrupts the proper slope, should I slope down from higher on the wall or try to chisel out the flat...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Lightbulb Regarding the out of square wall: guess, I'll...

Regarding the out of square wall: guess, I'll figure a way to flaunt it then!

As I mentioned, there was some damage to the preslope. I patched it with thinset, thinking I was ready to add the pan...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Bench is level, ceiling is not, top plate...

Bench is level, ceiling is not, top plate consists of blockers angled flush with the bottom face of the rafter. Studs tops are cut at the rafter angle and screwed into the blocker. The top of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Bench is level, ceiling is not, top plate...

Bench is level, ceiling is not, top plate consists of blockers angled flush with the face of the rafter bottom. Studs tops are cut at the rafter angle and screwed in. The top of the wall slopes down...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Mwa ha ha, got creepy af, did some slashing and...

Mwa ha ha, got creepy af, did some slashing and it felt so good ;-) .So many
questions, thanks again for the help. This site is a lifeline, so glad I found it! Ok this problem has me spooked.The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
...STILL haven't gotten to the preslope patch and...

...STILL haven't gotten to the preslope patch and top bed pour. Was delayed due to a framing impasse but FINALLY arrived at a solution over the diagonal wall ceiling beneath rafters. Now have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By frantznewb
Will do and thanks for those pro tips. Not ready...

Will do and thanks for those pro tips. Not ready to do this yet, but what about spot repairs of the pre slope? It has some dings and pocking. I'm wondering what material to use to smooth out the...
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