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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By PC7060
Thanks for the pictures. The tape “taped” to...

Thanks for the pictures. The tape “taped” to beam was helpful:) You should have no problems given you are in the center between the beams. It can be a concern when the floor bridges a beam due to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By PC7060
Hi Karen, The flex of the steel beam are...

Hi Karen,

The flex of the steel beam are insignificant and can be ignored. Run your floor span through the Deflecto tool using the nominal 2x10 (1.5x9.25 actual) selection and see what it come up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By PC7060
The detail work is very creative, nice work....

The detail work is very creative, nice work. :drool2:

PS: Might to ask one of the moderators to move your posts into new thread so it won’t get lost in this 15 yo wet saw thread.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By PC7060
Also want to follow up on your comment that ABS...

Also want to follow up on your comment that ABS is not allowed in Virginia. While PVC is certainly more common in our area, I do not see anything in the VA 2015 IRC plumbing code banning the use of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By PC7060
Hi Peter, welcome :) I’ve been in your same...

Hi Peter, welcome :)

I’ve been in your same situation and spent quite a bit of time trying to fix an old floor before I realized it was a lost cause. While ripping up the subfloor seems like a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By PC7060
Hi Daniel welcome to the forum :) It’s a bit...

Hi Daniel welcome to the forum :)
It’s a bit hard to see what’s going on can you give us some pictures that are further back that show the entire shower floor? How deep is the water that sitting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By PC7060
Hi Mary Ann – Those codes can be hard to...

Hi Mary Ann – Those codes can be hard to interpret. That looks like a batch number but that’s purely a guess. I’d recommend you call the manufacturer product support line. They will be able to give...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-20-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By PC7060
As a reference, I’ve got a pair of Bostich 15ga...

As a reference, I’ve got a pair of Bostich 15ga gun, one air and the other a 20v battery operated unit. Both can drive Bostich nails thru 1/2” Nichiha siding, similar to Wayne’s experience.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By PC7060
huh, that's a new one for me. What kind of floor...

huh, that's a new one for me. What kind of floor is being installed over the leveled sand?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 740
Posted By PC7060
Thanks for the information, Kevin. :tup2:

Thanks for the information, Kevin. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 740
Posted By PC7060
Just go with full depth with dry pack. Can’t say...

Just go with full depth with dry pack. Can’t say I understand the OSB plan but no need for it as far as I can tell.

Re the ratios, I don’t know the starting ratio of the sand mix so I’m afraid I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By PC7060
Hi Joanna, sounds like you have an interesting...

Hi Joanna, sounds like you have an interesting project.
With all the multiple layers you’ve described I would recommend taking it all the way down to the base subfloor at a minimum. That would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 740
Posted By PC7060
The classic mud base is the best way to extend as...

The classic mud base is the best way to extend as the manufacture recommends. Not sure where you can get premix but I’m sure the ratio of sand to Portland (5:1?) is published in the liberry.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,079
Posted By PC7060
Hi Dave, The subfloor will require all edge...

Hi Dave,

The subfloor will require all edge to be supported so you should block around all edges. Doesn’t need to be 2x4; ply wood glued and screwed works just fine.

Since you are doing tow...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,233
Posted By PC7060
Hi “W” I’d go with 3/8” trims; the 3/8 is...

Hi “W”

I’d go with 3/8” trims; the 3/8 is the size of the outside L so the 5/16 tile will sit inside the L nicely.

Good luck.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,214
Posted By PC7060
Regarding the splices, I had the unfortunate...

Regarding the splices, I had the unfortunate opportunity to have to use them when an errant contractor nicked two lines going into finished space. Had to use Tyco standard 2 wire splice and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,463
Posted By PC7060
1/4” concrete backer underlayment. Follow...

1/4” concrete backer underlayment. Follow manufactures instructions; thin-between CBU and subfloor, fastened per schedule.

Good luck with that small hex tile. You setting in sheets or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By PC7060
Time to get a Bosch Bulldog SDS rotary hammer. It...

Time to get a Bosch Bulldog SDS rotary hammer. It makes short work out of the small jobs like this. I’ve seen tbe factory reconditioned units sell for $180

I’ve also got a 75lb jack hammer for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 10,591
Posted By PC7060
Nice, love the detailed work. Very clean.

Nice, love the detailed work. Very clean.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By PC7060
Hello??

Hello??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By PC7060
Hi Jenn / sorry I missed your response. The...

Hi Jenn / sorry I missed your response.

The slopes don’t have to match, it just complicates the tile setting slightly.

Moving a drain is a pretty simple process and cannot fathom how that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,792
Posted By PC7060
Drilling in the horizontal surface is fine as...

Drilling in the horizontal surface is fine as long as they do not go through the top granite layer. Glass shops are completely idiotic when it comes to drilling into shower surface. They would never...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By PC7060
The cabinet shown is 72”. Can do two sink bases...

The cabinet shown is 72”. Can do two sink bases using two 30” base. Really your call either way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By PC7060
34-1/2” plus countertop / 36” total. Depth is...

34-1/2” plus countertop / 36” total. Depth is 22”. My wife and I both tall so we like the tall counters.

The double sink is between you and your boss. We initially thought about single but ended...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By PC7060
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