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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By cx
Welcome, John. It'll help if you'll keep all...

Welcome, John. It'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,445
Posted By cx
Not sure what you're calling "regular thinset...

Not sure what you're calling "regular thinset mortar" and "ceramic tile thinset," Doug, but Lou's advice above should solve your dilemma.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,225
Posted By cx
Welcome back, MP. Same shower that was gonna be...

Welcome back, MP. Same shower that was gonna be a Kerdi shower couple years back?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By cx
From your description, Tim, I'd be inclined to...

From your description, Tim, I'd be inclined to use plain ol' drywall mud to finish your walls. Not sure what the government supposes they're saving you from by requiring a CBU (or Fiber/Cement board...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By cx
https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.ph...

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By cx
You'll want to read and follow the manufacturer's...

You'll want to read and follow the manufacturer's installation instructions for whatever waterproofing system you elect to use, Brian. In the case of Schluter's Kerdi, they recommend plain white...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By cx
Welcome, Brian. :) In the shower you must...

Welcome, Brian. :)

In the shower you must install a CBU to a point above the shower head supply pipe. That's considered the wet area. Above that you can leave the drywall and you could install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By cx
Welcome, Will. :) That appears to be an...

Welcome, Will. :)

That appears to be an approximately 6mm product, generally the thinnest the industry recommends for floor use and the manufacturer recommends it for such use up to Light...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By cx
If he can see Durock below the bottom row of wall...

If he can see Durock below the bottom row of wall tiles, Davy, I'm guessing they didn't Kerdi the walls at all. I got no eye-dee what they might have had in mind there.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By cx
Welcome, Franklin. :) Not sure just what you...

Welcome, Franklin. :)

Not sure just what you might have been sold, there. If it was intended to be a Kerdi shower, you should see nothing but orange behind your tiles from the drain at least up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By cx
Jamie, if you have nominal 3/4" OSB, it meets the...

Jamie, if you have nominal 3/4" OSB, it meets the minimum standards for all tile installation substrates of which I'm aware. But if your edges are not center-matched (T&G), that could still result...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By cx
And I know Laticrete has a similar...

And I know Laticrete has a similar grout-as-thinset-mortar system, too, if TEC is not readily available to you. I suspect some other manufacturers have similar systems, but I'm not familiar with any...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-07-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 678
Posted By cx
Glad it's finally getting close to home, Jim. ...

Glad it's finally getting close to home, Jim. Dealing with the FAA is fun at almost any level, eh?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By cx
Eco Prim Grip is suitable for Res3 (Residential...

Eco Prim Grip is suitable for Res3 (Residential Wet) Environmental Exposure Classification, Lou, which includes shower floors.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By cx
Ceiling tile, too. :) 210007

Ceiling tile, too. :)

210007
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By cx
Welcome, Yasha. :) Your joist structure as...

Welcome, Yasha. :)

Your joist structure as described should be adequate. If those subfloor boards have T&G edges and are well fastened, you're good to go so long as you first install a minimum...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-06-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By cx
Welcome, TT. :)Our folks will need specifics on...

Welcome, TT. :)Our folks will need specifics on the cleaning product. Brand name, make and model.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By cx
Welcome, Hans. :) 'Fraid I don't know what...

Welcome, Hans. :)

'Fraid I don't know what an "LVP" might be, but if you were going to bond to your floor with something like a thinset mortar for tile you for absolutely sure do not want to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By cx
Welcome, Seth. :) The decision to have any...

Welcome, Seth. :)

The decision to have any sort of accent feature is the same as the decision on what field tile to use in the shower and rests with the customer. The proper place for any such...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By cx
Not sure why you'd wanna do that, Alex, but you...

Not sure why you'd wanna do that, Alex, but you could. When you do the top you'll wanna be sure to mix up some very loose thinset mortar to put on the old edges to bond with the new mud on top. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,440
Posted By cx
If the plaster is basically sound, Mike, your...

If the plaster is basically sound, Mike, your drywall finishers should have no trouble at all finishing over it when they do the rest of the walls. Biggest difficulty you're likely to have is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By cx
Using the VersaBond, Jeff, I wouldn't give the...

Using the VersaBond, Jeff, I wouldn't give the matter even a minute's consideration. Set your tiles, grout when you're ready (not before the minumum 24 hours, of course), and move on.

My opinion;...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,440
Posted By cx
You'll want to account for the thickness in your...

You'll want to account for the thickness in your patch, Mike, but I would not do it with roofing felt between plywood layers. I think I'd want to shim your first layer at the top of your framing to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By cx
Is that some local company, Mark, or did you...

Is that some local company, Mark, or did you actually contact the manufacturer of Prolite, Custom Building Products?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By cx
No doubt in my mind that you picked up that...

No doubt in my mind that you picked up that "lightly modified" tag here on the site, Jeff and I've tried several times to get someone to tell me who originated it and what the "information" was based...
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