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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Kman
And how long did each coat dry before the next...

And how long did each coat dry before the next was applied?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Kman
My first question would be, under what...

My first question would be, under what temperature and humidity conditions did it dry for 40 hours?

How many coats did you put on? Same number all over?

What is the substrate on the walls?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,561
Posted By Kman
You want the gap at all vertical surfaces with...

You want the gap at all vertical surfaces with all materials, tile included. A color-matched caulk or silicone will work there. I use a T-moulding at doorways between dissimilar surfaces, but you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By Kman
I've heard that the excess tension gets built up...

I've heard that the excess tension gets built up in the cooling process. If the outside of the tile is cooled but the inside is still too hot, there's tension built up in the tile.

I know that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,784
Posted By Kman
Just get the smaller brick and make the rest up...

Just get the smaller brick and make the rest up with mud.

I've never done one with brick and a PVC liner, so you may want to wait until one of the other guys with some experience with that comes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,923
Posted By Kman
I bet you could find one or two on this here...

I bet you could find one or two on this here forum from time to time. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By Kman
I thought non-pressure would be for drains. But...

I thought non-pressure would be for drains. But I wouldn't pressure test a drain line up to 180 lbs., Not even a quarter of that.

If I remember correctly, just 7-8 pounds is enough to blow a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,923
Posted By Kman
Really all the bracket is doing is holding the...

Really all the bracket is doing is holding the pipe against the wall. It doesn't get enough stress on it to amount to anything.
Forum: The Mud Box 03-24-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,682
Posted By Kman
The ones that should worry are the men and women...

The ones that should worry are the men and women of Congress who were privy to all of this before it went public and sold all their stock before it dropped.

Aw, who am I kidding? They never have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 921
Posted By Kman
I'd sister the studs, so that you have total...

I'd sister the studs, so that you have total control over how much the build-out is.

Ideally, you'd want the face of the waterproofing to be flush with the tub flange. I realize the tub flange...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,561
Posted By Kman
I'd get all the screws out, then use an angle...

I'd get all the screws out, then use an angle grinder with a diamond cup wheel to get the glue off. It may come off well enough with a scraper, I can't tell from your pictures. That would be your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,784
Posted By Kman
Hello, Nick. Someone moved this post over to...

Hello, Nick. Someone moved this post over to your other thread. I was about to do that myself. It helps if we have more details on your project, so we don't have to rehash what we've already done...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-21-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Kman
Yeah, you have to raise them with one hand and...

Yeah, you have to raise them with one hand and try to get the pin in with the other hand. The ratchet type you just raise with one hand and it locks in place.

Same for dropping them. The ratchet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,561
Posted By Kman
What would concern me is that you'd still have a...

What would concern me is that you'd still have a single layer of 5/8" OSB to hold up everything. If you add a layer of 1/2" plywood, you can bond Ditra directly to it with the appropriate mortar and...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-21-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Kman
I have a set of ramps that I only use for my lawn...

I have a set of ramps that I only use for my lawn mower, and then not very often. I just use a 3 ton two-stage jack and a pair of jack stands.

A note on the stands: make sure you get the ratchet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By Kman
The use of reinforcing fabric in the corners is...

The use of reinforcing fabric in the corners is optional with Regard, if I remember their instructions correctly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,381
Posted By Kman
I would drill a hole in the middle of each of...

I would drill a hole in the middle of each of those corners and set a screw into each one.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,381
Posted By Kman
I see a little mortar through the gaps in those...

I see a little mortar through the gaps in those panels. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,561
Posted By Kman
It's okay, Dan. He used Liquid Nails. ;)

It's okay, Dan. He used Liquid Nails. ;)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 450,718
Posted By Kman
Steve, check the post above yours for that PDF...

Steve, check the post above yours for that PDF and let Dave know via PM what it is you want.

The store payment system is down, which is causing some issues, but Dave can take care of you. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,019
Posted By Kman
I doubt that you'll be able to see the sloped bed...

I doubt that you'll be able to see the sloped bed of mud under the liner, if there is one. The only way you could see it is if the bed at the perimeter is taller than 1 1/2", which is unlikely.
...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-15-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,682
Posted By Kman
The Arkansas attorney general announced that...

The Arkansas attorney general announced that price gouging law are in effect for is now, so goods can only be sold for 10% above the price that they originally retailed for.

It was enacted years...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,800
Posted By Kman
Lighting makes a difference as well. If there's...

Lighting makes a difference as well. If there's a light shining across the surface of the tile, lippage will be more noticeable.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By Kman
Yep, I always grout that around the dish.

Yep, I always grout that around the dish.
Forum: The Mud Box 03-13-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,652
Posted By Kman
That's probably a smart thing to do. You gotta...

That's probably a smart thing to do. You gotta take care of yourself. That machine ain't going nowhere. :)
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