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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2020, 07:26 PM
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Posted By presidentsdad
Hey all, Thanks for the help. Thought I'd post...

Hey all,
Thanks for the help. Thought I'd post some finished pictures. (Of the Tub/Toilet Area anyway).
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks y'all.

Thanks y'all.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 01:39 PM
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Posted By presidentsdad
Gotcha. Any reason to "knock down" the ridges...

Gotcha. Any reason to "knock down" the ridges before attempting to set the tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By presidentsdad
Yep, on a mesh back. Do I need to mix the...

Yep, on a mesh back. Do I need to mix the thinset a bit stiffer to lessen the seepage out of the joint lines? Or just mix it like I regularly do?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
2x2 Hexagon Mosaics over Ditra - Trowel Size

Hey all,
About to get to the next step of the Jack and Jill #1 bathroom project. I've decided to do 2x2 porcelain hexagon mosaics over standard ditra. I plan on using Schluter All Set for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks CX, I appreciate it.

Thanks CX, I appreciate it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks all, I have learned quite a lot about...

Thanks all, I have learned quite a lot about premium vs. crappy thinset mortars. I'll be sure to use better for the next project. :)

Back to my question on this project though. Is Kerabond or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Welp... It's a bit too late for "critical"...

Welp... It's a bit too late for "critical" situations since I already used it to adhere the kerdi but I'll stop using it for any future projects.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 09:30 PM
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Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks all. I'll certainly buy better stuff next...

Thanks all. I'll certainly buy better stuff next time. Question though...If it meets the ANSI 118.1 standard, why would it not be good enough?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
CX... Yes. It's for the jack and Jill but for...

CX... Yes. It's for the jack and Jill but for whatever reason I couldn't find that post. The cbp met ANSI 118.1 and I used that under the kerdi for this bathroom and for my other bathroom Project 10...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Need some thinset advice for over Kerdi - Shower Wall Tile

Hey all,
Been here many time seeking advice and I always get good info!

Setting 3x6 subway wall tiles over Kerdi. I know Schluter says to use ANSI 118.1 unmodified thinset mortar. Typically,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
I should also note, that I'm replacing the tile...

I should also note, that I'm replacing the tile that was in the bathroom previously. It was not cracked in any way. I think the house just settled in this spot (and a similar spot across the hall....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks CX. I'm fairly certain it's way less than...

Thanks CX. I'm fairly certain it's way less than 16' since this is in the center of the house where a lot of the load bearing walls meet downstairs. Probably thinking about a mosaic tile pattern on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Pretty sure the floor can handle the weight. My...

Pretty sure the floor can handle the weight. My home is 2 x 10 floor joists and nothing is over a 16 foot span for the whole house. Most of them are somewhere near 10-12 feet. This is also in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
What are the limits?

What are the limits?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2020, 03:53 PM
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Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Also, I have no idea why these are upside down.

Also, I have no idea why these are upside down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Alright so as it turns out, over the almost 13'...

Alright so as it turns out, over the almost 13' length of the bathroom, it's fairly flat. The first 6 ish feet (from back wall where the single water line is) is dead flat and the last 6.5' the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By presidentsdad
Project: Jack and Jill #1

Hey all,
I have two Jack and Jill bathrooms I need to renovate and I'm in the middle of #1. The bathroom consists of two rooms. One is the sink room with an 88 inch double vanity and the other is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,013
Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks CX, I was just looking back through my...

Thanks CX, I was just looking back through my notes and noticed that as well. Any "brands" that are recommended for this?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,013
Posted By presidentsdad
About to install Ditra, can y'all help me...

About to install Ditra, can y'all help me remember?

Subfloor is plywood. I know it's unmodified thinset above ditra, but below the tiles. What is it below ditra but above the plywood? Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,013
Posted By presidentsdad
I already bought the T&G only cost a few extra $$...

I already bought the T&G only cost a few extra $$ and the current subfloor is a bit flexible so I figure it wouldn't hurt. But...thanks so much for the info.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,013
Posted By presidentsdad
Thanks CX, what exactly does that mean?

Thanks CX, what exactly does that mean?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,850
Posted By presidentsdad
Just speaking from my own experience....if you...

Just speaking from my own experience....if you attempt #2, you are likely going to have to do #3 because I haven't seen ANY home renovation yet that didn't get more involved once you start peeling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,013
Posted By presidentsdad
Alriiiighty then....finally got the top layer of...

Alriiiighty then....finally got the top layer of subfloor removed. Got a question about putting down the new T&G top layer.

The subfloor that I have right now spans lengthwise across the joists. ...
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