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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
A lot of times with osb most of the uneveness...

A lot of times with osb most of the uneveness will be at the seams. Pretty easy to sand the seams down. Small divots can be filled. If that doesn't get you there you may need an slc or sometimes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Obo2
This is kinda neat. Between sorting and possibly...

This is kinda neat. Between sorting and possibly cleaning pennies you can get some cool effects. I imagine it's harder to find the ones with a good patina.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
Kerabond t is a medium bed thinset it's just a...

Kerabond t is a medium bed thinset it's just a little thicker of a mix to help support and fill larger variations with larger tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
I used the kerabond t for large format porcelain...

I used the kerabond t for large format porcelain over ditra.

The one you have should do fine.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,870
Posted By Obo2
Adjust door?

Didn't quite tile the door to my balcony closed but close.

The weather stripping on the bottom of the door is a little too tight to the tile making the door a little tuff to open.

I tried...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
it is unmodified. ansi 118.1

it is unmodified.
ansi 118.1
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Obo2
here's another good video ...

here's another good video

https://youtu.be/lN5kYIRpNTI

suggestion is to use strong alcohol on friends to get the pennies all put down :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Obo2
you don't really want 1/4" ply anywhere in your...

you don't really want 1/4" ply anywhere in your tile installation.

I'd be inclined to add 3/4" on top and wouldn't go less than 1/2"
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Obo2
I wouldn't trust the rest of them that you...

I wouldn't trust the rest of them that you haven't identified as messed up.

Edges should not be grouted at all. Yes you should get it fixed. If it's a plane change that will be visible like at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By Obo2
A leveling system can certainly help but it's...

A leveling system can certainly help but it's more for fine tuning. Most of the leveling needs to be done the traditional way, the leveling system helps keep it that way and gets the last bit of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
They show in some of their videos that you can...

They show in some of their videos that you can spray the chaulk line with hairspray to make it stay.

I'm sure you could do it with unmodified too but most people have extra modified mixed up from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
It's not necessarily and probably not really...

It's not necessarily and probably not really preferred.

Yes you would still use unmodified to set the tile.

It's just to make less work later. It's also fairly convenient as it doesnt take...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
It seems pretty common to go ahead and use the...

It seems pretty common to go ahead and use the extra modified from laying the ditra to fill the waffles. Less waste and less pushing thinset around when you are trying to lay tile.

I guess the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,247
Posted By Obo2
I believe 6 " spacing is plenty for the...

I believe 6 " spacing is plenty for the subflooring. You'll also want to glue to the joists.

You'll want your screws to fully penetrate the subfloor so go with 1 3/4ths or 2" and use decking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,247
Posted By Obo2
do you even lift bro? I'm 6'2 and a full...

do you even lift bro?

I'm 6'2 and a full sheet of plywood is one of the most awkward things i have ever picked up.

I would try to keep the pieces as large as needed to minimize seems though.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By Obo2
i would just cut out some of the water damaged...

i would just cut out some of the water damaged drywall.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,247
Posted By Obo2
for plywood you want exterior grade glue. it...

for plywood you want exterior grade glue.

it should be labeled bcx or acx not sheathing and not pressure treated.

HD and lowes will do some basic cutting for you to be able to get the supplies...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,247
Posted By Obo2
i know at least with ditra they require a minimum...

i know at least with ditra they require a minimum 1/2" ply over plank subfloor.

The deflection rating you got is for your joists not your subfloor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By Obo2
there should be caulk there and it would...

there should be caulk there and it would certainly slow the water down but the fact that it's leaking to the room below means you have bigger problems.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Obo2
Level isn't necessarily too important. Flat is. ...

Level isn't necessarily too important. Flat is.

Yes you can use slc over backer board
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By Obo2
was the joint cleaned really well? anytime i...

was the joint cleaned really well?

anytime i use tape be it caulk or paint it gets pulled off right away. I also like to use a grout float or caulk shaping tool to get very even joints and to help...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,150
Posted By Obo2
You need modified ansi 118.11 to adhere the ditra...

You need modified ansi 118.11 to adhere the ditra to the plywood. This is important to get a good bond to the wood.

You need an unmodified preferably large format or medium bed thinset to set...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,817
Posted By Obo2
That's quite the "circle"... That's also a...

That's quite the "circle"...
That's also a horrible place for a register.
It sounded like a sweet setup to begin with, keep the tootsies warm, now you will have a pee soaked grate that spews oude...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Obo2
That looks really nice.

That looks really nice.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Obo2
The deflectolator does not take in to account...

The deflectolator does not take in to account your subfloor. It only tells you if your joists meet the deflection rating.

You will need to sister the joists or something of that nature to improve...
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