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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,713
Posted By PC7060
Very nice work on the shower rod. :tup2: ...

Very nice work on the shower rod. :tup2:

Those custom shapes are tricky.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Posted By PC7060
Agree with Davyís suggestions of grinding down...

Agree with Davyís suggestions of grinding down the band but rather than prime, Iíd use Jasco to treat the bare metal. Jasco will react with the surface of the metal to provide a stable rust...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By PC7060
The designs I’ve seen for that application used...

The designs I’ve seen for that application used 3” of rigid foam board with a 1/2” air gap behind the water resistant wall board. Provides R15 insulation and no fiberglass batt to hold water.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By PC7060
Hi Collin, Sounds like you have the right...

Hi Collin,

Sounds like you have the right plan. Cut back to clean solid subfloor, install blocking along all unsupported edges and around toilet then you’ll be ready to install the patch.

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By PC7060
T&G ensures the load on one plank is distributed...

T&G ensures the load on one plank is distributed to the adjoining planks. Adding the 1/2Ē layer of subfloor screwed to the planks performs the same function. If you want a bit of extra insurance, go...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-28-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By PC7060
If you are planning on a recessed base for a curb...

If you are planning on a recessed base for a curb less shower, youíll want to avoid notching those 2x6 joists. Much better to frame a recessed section in now while you can.

The only area you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-27-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By PC7060
If you run the joist as shown in the orange...

If you run the joist as shown in the orange orientation, you will need to use 2x8 joists. 2x6 will work if you use install perpendicular to the center beam (which you should reinforce per my earlier...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-27-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By PC7060
Thomas, The beams are a bit undersized for...

Thomas,

The beams are a bit undersized for my liking, I’d add a third 2x6 to each beam section. Are there other concrete piers with the framing removed to either side single beam we see in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By PC7060
Here the link to the cutter Jim recommended:...

Here the link to the cutter Jim recommended:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By PC7060
Thatís a big span for such a significant load...

Thatís a big span for such a significant load over a concentrated section. Iíd give the joist manufacturer a call to get their recommendations before proceeding. What type of flooring is in this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,933
Posted By PC7060
Following up to Davy and CX post; Iíve posted a...

Following up to Davy and CX post; Iíve posted a link to the Versabond at HomeDepot.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,316
Posted By PC7060
Breakaway will work fine. Not under pressure so...

Breakaway will work fine. Not under pressure so donít worry about gushing out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 27,000
Posted By PC7060
Yep, I've got several projects going on two...

Yep, I've got several projects going on two houses which can be a challenge. Just complete demolishing the 1970's addition off of a 1928 listed house. Getting the sections down went well but took a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By PC7060
Sands - welcome to the site and sorry you are...

Sands - welcome to the site and sorry you are have such problems.

The cracking is typically cause by inadequate floor structure such as over spanned joists. This doesn’t mean the house is falling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 27,000
Posted By PC7060
Looks great! Glad one of us is making significant...

Looks great! Glad one of us is making significant progress on their projects. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,852
Posted By PC7060
Good to know. What size tile are you using? Is...

Good to know. What size tile are you using? Is this a smaller area (2-3Ē across) or a larger area?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,852
Posted By PC7060
:idea:

:idea:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,852
Posted By PC7060
What is the unit of measure for ďtinyĒ? :D

What is the unit of measure for ďtinyĒ? :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By PC7060
Iíve not experience with hydroban, hopefully one...

Iíve not experience with hydroban, hopefully one of the pro will chime in soon.

From a technical perspective, the outside of the curb is considered a dry area. Seems like the tiler could wrap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By PC7060
Hi, Can you give us a picture from back a...

Hi,

Can you give us a picture from back a ways?

In general no screws should go through the water layer on the top of the curb. Is the Hydroban be applied over the concrete board after the top...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By PC7060
What Paul said. Or go a bit further, remove all...

What Paul said. Or go a bit further, remove all the planks, sister the joists as required to get a flat surface and then install that 3/4 plywood you wanted.

Many of us have had to replace...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By PC7060
Got a picture of the situation? I’ll sometimes...

Got a picture of the situation? I’ll sometimes use a plinth block to deal with transition between materials of different thicknesses and shape.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By PC7060
For those 12x24 tiles your should skip the LFT...

For those 12x24 tiles your should skip the LFT and just use standard Versabond.

You should consider using a leveling system such as LASH which inexpensive and available at Home Depot. Plenty of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By PC7060
Hey John, I had a similar issue with a...

Hey John,

I had a similar issue with a bathroom black splash and used Schluter Jolly edge trim to provide a clean edge.

I cut the aluminum using a miter saw with high tooth carbide blade and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By PC7060
You can install Ditra over the floors leading...

You can install Ditra over the floors leading into the shower to provide a fully water proof floor including the terlet area!

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