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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By cx
If I intended to seal the stone I'd wanna do that...

If I intended to seal the stone I'd wanna do that before applying the grout release, but you really wanna check with the manufacturer of both products (or each product) before deciding that.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jack. :) With that mortar I'd hafta...

Welcome, Jack. :)

With that mortar I'd hafta agree with what Lou said.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By cx
Welcome, Kris. :) If you don't add that...

Welcome, Kris. :)

If you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page.

1. That mortar will work in your application, but any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By cx
Welcome, Vic. :) I would recommend you tell...

Welcome, Vic. :)

I would recommend you tell your contractor to have his subcontractor or helper remove the "blueboard" in the shower area and install some plain white drywall without finishing any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By cx
Welcome, Chris. :) If you don't add that...

Welcome, Chris. :)

If you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page.

I'm glad to see you recognize that you really need a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By cx
Dani, if you'll visit our FAQ or the Liberry...

Dani, if you'll visit our FAQ or the Liberry you'll find a brief tutorial showing how to post and properly attribute quotes here on the forums. Very simple once you see it. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By cx
Precisely. That's what you want done.Or he's...

Precisely. That's what you want done.Or he's actually doing research into the correct method of creating your shower receptor. This would be a good thing.

If you change to a direct bonded...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,980
Posted By cx
Just Google mounting fabric for mosaic tile or...

Just Google mounting fabric for mosaic tile or similar wording, Vignesh. Lots and lots of options out there.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By cx
No evidence to support that I'm aware of, Dani. ...

No evidence to support that I'm aware of, Dani. A direct bonded waterproofing membrane (Kerdi, etc.) may exacerbate the problems.

The only way I'm aware of to avoid problems with the use of light...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By cx
Chris, you really, really don't wanna try to...

Chris, you really, really don't wanna try to flatten your subfloor while installing the CBU over it. Install the CBU per the manufacturer's instructions and if you still require flattening do it on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By cx
I can't tell what you'll have where the stair...

I can't tell what you'll have where the stair ends in that room, Kevin. You've got to pay serious attention to the rise of that last step when you're changing floor elevations at that landing.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By cx
If you can determine what species of wood you...

If you can determine what species of wood you have for joists, Kevin, you may find that your structure is suitable for tile as it is. But L/292 is not really "close" to L/360. You can certainly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By cx
The nominal 3/4" plywood subfloor over 16" joist...

The nominal 3/4" plywood subfloor over 16" joist centers satisfies the minimum requirement of all known tile substrate manufacturers.

While the minimum required size of a shower is as little as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By cx
I should have added that I've had access to Dave...

I should have added that I've had access to Dave Gobis for the better part of 20 years, too. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By cx
Kevin, not sure there is much use in concern for...

Kevin, not sure there is much use in concern for a step into the shower in a bathroom that requires climbing a set of stairs for access, but that's up to you.

ii. If you use the Schluter products...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By cx
You shouldn't be embarrassed at all to ask that...

You shouldn't be embarrassed at all to ask that sort of question, Dani. I would call it just part of your due diligence. I share your SO's concern about getting information on the Internet from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By cx
Kayle, your photo is of the shower in question? ...

Kayle, your photo is of the shower in question? I fear some confusion of advice might creep in with your doing two bathrooms in one thread and we don't want any such confusion.

Showers are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By cx
Welcome, Dani. :) You've got some problems...

Welcome, Dani. :)

You've got some problems there. Tell your SO his objections are overruled.

If your contractor intends to use a direct bonded waterproofing system, everything he has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,173
Posted By cx
Shane, the location of your drain and the shape...

Shane, the location of your drain and the shape of your shower footprint is problematic. Were it mine, and were I to treat the entire area as shower floor, I think I would divide the slope into two...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By cx
1. White cementitious products. 2. I would...

1. White cementitious products.

2. I would want sanded grout unless I couldn't force it into the joints or it scratched the surface unacceptably.

3. None that I'm aware of except the very...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By cx
Clark, the plywood your previous tile was bonded...

Clark, the plywood your previous tile was bonded to was an underlayment. The second layer of structural plywood you intend to install is a second layer of structural plywood. The Ditra will be your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By cx
If the vinyl is not cushioned, James Hardie may...

If the vinyl is not cushioned, James Hardie may not care if it's under his Hardiebacker.

If by pressboard you mean particle board or MDF or similar, yes, it must come out.

And you need to know...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By cx
If I were doing both parts of that installation I...

If I were doing both parts of that installation I would install the tile first on the face of the fireplace with the top edges flush with whatever substrate was on the top. I would then provide the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,329
Posted By cx
You might could do that, Russ. Either with fat...

You might could do that, Russ. Either with fat mud or one of the proprietary patching materials made by the setting products manufacturers.

There would likely be some longer term holding of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Jim. :) First, if you don't...

Welcome back, Jim. :)

First, if you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page.

Second, I've added a link to your post. Is...
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