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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,516
Posted By J.Roddick
I really like that tub. I did my surround flush...

I really like that tub. I did my surround flush with the tub lip.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By J.Roddick
I've never sloped my membrane layer on the curb....

I've never sloped my membrane layer on the curb. I add slope when I tile it. I've only done about 12 showers dating back 15 years but so far - no problems. The first Kerdi shower I did in 2003 still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By J.Roddick
Yeah, that's what I barely remembered. But I...

Yeah, that's what I barely remembered. But I can't use unmodified over cutback, sooo...why don't I skim coat the cutback with modified let it cure and then lay the Ditra, Kerdi, etc. with unmodified....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By J.Roddick
Thanks CX ! I thought about ditra over the 'crete...

Thanks CX ! I thought about ditra over the 'crete but don't really need an isolation membrane. It's 50 year old concrete with no cracks but what the heck it's no more trouble to ditra that bit. Can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By J.Roddick
The owner is already stressed about dust and the...

The owner is already stressed about dust and the floor hasn't been tested so I think grinding has been ruled out, but that's what I would do if it were my house. I'm just a volunteer on this project.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By J.Roddick
Yes, the kerdi will be going on the walls as...

Yes, the kerdi will be going on the walls as well. The room had a neo-angle cast shower base in one corner so it's getting completely gutted. The framing needs to be flattened, new shower valve and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By J.Roddick
Roll in shower retrofit

I'm wondering what ya'll think about this plan to add a curbless wheel chair accessible shower to an existing shower/toilet room on a slab. We're cutting out the shower area and pouring a new...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,536
Posted By J.Roddick
Ham, I haven't used Spectralock but I did grout...

Ham, I haven't used Spectralock but I did grout my shower last weekend with Opticolor. I cleaned it with plain water but the spots that I missed I cleaned up with a vinegar solution a day later....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-17-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,503
Posted By J.Roddick
I've been building with TJI floor joists on 2'...

I've been building with TJI floor joists on 2' centers since the early 90's. They are engineered for 1/480 deflection and I use 1 1/8" plywood. The price is about the same as 16" joists and 3/4...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-29-2005, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By J.Roddick
Wade, Thanks for the reply. It wasn't me who...

Wade, Thanks for the reply. It wasn't me who emailed you though. I am designing a couple of houses for people and they have asked what it costs to add heat under their tile floors. I can tell them...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-29-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By J.Roddick
radiant heat installed cost

What should I budget for the added cost of radiant such as Warmly yours under Ditra for a 50 sq.ft. (total area) bath including installation, wiring, etc. anybody got a ballpark estimate? $1000 was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,863
Posted By J.Roddick
Kilroy, Don't you know this is a nice family...

Kilroy, Don't you know this is a nice family site. I'm not sure you should be posting pictures of a three person shower :D That thing is huge!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,038
Posted By J.Roddick
My grout lines were dictated mainly by the...

My grout lines were dictated mainly by the layout. I used 3/16ths in the bathroom but had to go to 1/4 in the kitchen/entry to make the layout work.

http://home.comcast.net/~housedepot/listello.jpg
Forum: The Mud Box 01-09-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,278
Posted By J.Roddick
A few of my favorites : Local Hero Almost...

A few of my favorites :

Local Hero
Almost Famous
A mighty Wind, Best of Show, etc.
The Hidden
Conrack
The Quiet Earth
In the Name of the Father
Last of the Mohicans
Forum: The Mud Box 12-31-2004, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By J.Roddick
I have heard that the anode rod will also protect...

I have heard that the anode rod will also protect copper piping from corrosion. Don't know if it's true but i have anodes in all my water heaters. Most of the well water in my neighborhood has...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-24-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,506
Posted By J.Roddick
Good God ! Pastor Moorehead is the guy who got...

Good God ! Pastor Moorehead is the guy who got arrested for weinie wagging in a florida restroom and left his church in disgrace.

May 18, 1998
Redmond, Washington (AP) -- The pastor of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2004, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,252
Posted By J.Roddick
Thank you, thank you. :bow: I had lots and lots...

Thank you, thank you. :bow: I had lots and lots of time to think about the tile layout. It's amazing how obvious the answers are if you just stare at something long enough. I was sweating how to make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,252
Posted By J.Roddick
I finished all my tile work a while ago. One...

I finished all my tile work a while ago. One Kerdi shower, a bathroom floor, a kitchen floor, and a backsplash. I can't thank the JB forum enough, the information, helpfulness, and encouragement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,266
Posted By J.Roddick
cutting concrete pavers

To anyone contemplating cutting pavers with your tile saw: I bought a 10" Felker with the Idea that once my tile was done I could use it on concrete pavers. Well the TM-1 does a superb job on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,986
Posted By J.Roddick
Rusty, I tiled the walls first in my Kerdi...

Rusty, I tiled the walls first in my Kerdi shower, starting from a level thinset screed on the shower floor. My floor tiles fit perfectly inside the wall tiles so there was no question of the wall...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-09-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,996
Posted By J.Roddick
The Walmartians bring down the test results in...

The Walmartians bring down the test results in the red states. They were originally settled there because the looser zoning and land use regulations made it easier to erect their huge supply depots....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,144
Posted By J.Roddick
I use type M in my houses but Culligan comes out...

I use type M in my houses but Culligan comes out every 2 weeks and adjusts the ph of our well water. I have 4 houses on the same well so it's pretty convenient. I have used type L on occasion and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2004, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By J.Roddick
Not to make light of your disaster but that's one...

Not to make light of your disaster but that's one of the drawbacks to these newfangled houses built on the level. The 16' x 22' kitchen in my old farmhouse is 2" out of level side to side. My sister...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2004, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By J.Roddick
I just did my first mud base a couple of weeks...

I just did my first mud base a couple of weeks ago and it turned out great. Per advice on this site, I used 2 parts sand topping mix to 1 part sand. I packed it quite vigorously with a wood float and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2004, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By J.Roddick
I ordered an MK 225 with my Felker and will be...

I ordered an MK 225 with my Felker and will be sending it back. It has a nasty wobble and chips the tile much more than than the K 1000. The K 1000 has no problem cutting Crossville porcelain.
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