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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 02:48 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
The installation instructions for Hardie on a...

The installation instructions for Hardie on a floor specifies thinset mortar between the two, in addition to the screws. They also specify what size trowel to use, how to place/space the panels...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 02:27 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
If the dip is still there, and I suspect it will...

If the dip is still there, and I suspect it will be if you install the backer correctly, and given the fairly small area, and accounting for the likely hood that your long tiles are probably bowed to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 02:07 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
That's how I'd do it.

That's how I'd do it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 01:50 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
How long and wide is the dip? But assess that...

How long and wide is the dip? But assess that after you install whatever type of backer you plan to install over the plywood.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 12:20 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
Sure you don't want something like Vignesh's...

Sure you don't want something like Vignesh's Super Awesome Bathroom Remodel to End All Remodels? You can title the individual posts with something more specific.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 12:17 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
Cutting those big ones down into a bunch of...

Cutting those big ones down into a bunch of little ones is doable, but obviously time consuming. All the cut tiles will end up with a very, very sharp edge, and unless your saw and blade are quite...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 12:11 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
You new post got merged with your previous posts...

You new post got merged with your previous posts for this project, Vignesh, we like to keep all Q&A's regarding a single project in one place, helps everyone how contributes to have the big picture...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 05:06 PM
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Views: 3,240
Posted By ss3964spd
Because the manufacturer does not state that...

Because the manufacturer does not state that installing Hardie directly over planks is an acceptable method, it suggests it wouldn't. That your previous tile installation survived with just such an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 12:01 PM
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Posted By ss3964spd
I think I'm still missing something. I understand...

I think I'm still missing something. I understand you have the planks, but thought I also understood that you've covered those planks with 1/2" plywood. Maybe I missed it from a previous post.

If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 07:17 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
I see the issue now Vignesh. Even without the...

I see the issue now Vignesh. Even without the Ditra (is that what that stuff is?) it appears your subfloor is a bit above the shower pan in some spots.

I think the only way you'll be able to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2020, 08:14 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
I think I understand the issue, Vignesh, but I'd...

I think I understand the issue, Vignesh, but I'd like to see a photo showing the entire shower opening.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2020, 06:50 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
1/2", exposure 1 ply, with a face grade no lower...

1/2", exposure 1 ply, with a face grade no lower than "C", followed by Ditra is a solid plan, Vignesh.

You will want to lay the ply so that it's long edge is perpendicular to the joists. Use 1...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2020, 08:32 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
You're also going to want to screw down those...

You're also going to want to screw down those 3/4" planks, Vignesh, if they aren't already. 2" construction type screws will do the trick. You might want to drill pilot holes and counter sink the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2020, 08:45 AM
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Posted By ss3964spd
Yes, welcome Vignesh. That's quite a gap...

Yes, welcome Vignesh.

That's quite a gap between the drywall and the wall studs, and given how narrow that strip of drywall is between the window trim and the Wedi, I don't believe you can run any...
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