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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Shady at Best
So i have come to the conclusion that there is...

So i have come to the conclusion that there is never a situation where the underpinning and subfloor is good enough to just run a cbu and tile it. So what are you guys doing? Are you completely...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks cx. I will cover the whole thong with...

Thanks cx.
I will cover the whole thong with half inch and then use ditra.
Anyone have suggestions for the carpet to tile transition. 1/2" ply + 1/4"ish for the ditra + 3/8 tile + 1/4" for thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Shady at Best
Am i using the deflecto meter correctly

I am replacing a standard 5' bath tub, moving the drain to the center and replacing with a shower. I have 2x6, 24 oc, on top of 4x6 that is 4 feet apart, with 3/4 t&g on top. I would prefer,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Shady at Best
Have you guys seen this. My buddy Isaac tested a...

Have you guys seen this. My buddy Isaac tested a bunch of grouts. Its not looking good for these "High Performance" Grouts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idej7pqD5cw
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Shady at Best
Chad, If you are still wondering. I use versabond...

Chad, If you are still wondering. I use versabond a lot when installing ditra on both cement and wood foundations. I think it might be my preferred ditra/kerdi installation thinset although it...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-30-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Shady at Best
I have an idea. Maybe an end cap for the slider...

I have an idea. Maybe an end cap for the slider track for the passenger seat. Don't know why it decided to pop off after 10 years

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Forum: The Mud Box 03-30-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Shady at Best
Kman, agreed. I thought seat belt clicky thing. ...

Kman, agreed. I thought seat belt clicky thing.

Cx, found on the passenger side floor. Not sure how long it's been there. My truck hasn't been the cleanest for the past 3 months.

There have...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-29-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Shady at Best
What is this?

I found this in my truck. I am not sure what this is to or for. It appears to be a fitment shim of some sort. But I have no idea what is from. Anyone see one of these. Might be related to a Toyota...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Shady at Best
The tiles are all of the same lot. H/o says that...

The tiles are all of the same lot. H/o says that they were custom made for them.
Transport wasn't as big as a deal the customer was making it. They had me second guessing myself.
Speaking of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Shady at Best
Update. They are 32x32 inch tile and they...

Update.
They are 32x32 inch tile and they weigh 22 pounds each, or 44 pounds per box. I haven't read though the info yet.
But here's the link to the product. I told him $2950 for installing 215...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Shady at Best
Do you think 22 pound sounds light or heavy or...

Do you think 22 pound sounds light or heavy or neither? Iam thinking it sounds light. I forget what I charged for the other floor but thinking about charging 10 bucks a foot for this floor. I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Shady at Best
24x24 inch porcelain install

Hi everyone.
I will ask for answers instead of searching the forums. In my defense I use the tapatalk app and the search function sucks. I am also going to ask about what others would charge and I...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-20-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Shady at Best
I predrilled the 2x4 trim. My regular framing...

I predrilled the 2x4 trim. My regular framing nail gun wasn't able to push the nail though.

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,749,045
Posted By Shady at Best
Tearing out a tile floor after a water leak. What...

Tearing out a tile floor after a water leak. What percent coverage would this be? 55%-65%?

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Forum: The Mud Box 10-26-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Shady at Best
How to attach hardi trim and nail guns woes

Hi everyone. I am looking for some tips for attaching the 5/4 hardi trim to the exterior of a house. I know that some of you would say that you do it following the manufactures instructions. It's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-23-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,749,045
Posted By Shady at Best
Jeff, wow. That's bad. Currently tasked to...

Jeff, wow. That's bad.
Currently tasked to replace entry door. Had to remove a few tiles to make the new threshold fit. Tile is about a year old. Looks like a b+ maybe a- install visually....
Forum: The Mud Box 09-10-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for all the info. I would surely buy a...

Thanks for all the info. I would surely buy a stabila jamber for $200. As for the 8 footer, i think i can pass. I could do the tape a level to a straight edge trick. It's too bad magnetic levels...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-09-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Shady at Best
I need a new level, what size? 78" or 96"

I am looking for recommendations for a new level or maybe even a set of levels. This might come as shock to you all but i don't own an 8 foot level. My longest is 6 feet. And i also don't currently...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-09-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Shady at Best
The wrb, tyvek, assuming that we are talking...

The wrb, tyvek, assuming that we are talking about the same thing is on the studs. Then it's got this ox thermo ply sheathing on top of the wrb. I am going to attempt to attach the block that i made...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-08-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Shady at Best
Wayne, Thanks for the reply. I have the 5.5"...

Wayne,
Thanks for the reply.
I have the 5.5" hardi fascia/trim. There are 4 lines coming from the inside unit. Hot/cold evap lines, condensation drain line and a 3/8" 4 wire signal line. I am...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-08-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Shady at Best
I need your brains. I need ideas for running hvac lines through exterior wall

I am helping the brother in law install a minisplit in a shed/ future office. I don't know if Tough Shed, the builder of this shred, is nation wide or not but these things are a joke. But that's a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-25-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,749,045
Posted By Shady at Best
This isn't tile related but deserves a mention. ...

This isn't tile related but deserves a mention. I was diagnosing a water leak and doing the sheet rock repair afterwards. I cut open the ceiling and it's pretty obvious to me on what was leaking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Shady at Best
On these hot days i will add ice to the mix to...

On these hot days i will add ice to the mix to keep it cool and keto it from kicking. It's how my papi did it and his papi before him while working on the Hoover dam.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Shady at Best
Cx, what trowel does schluter want for ditra? Is...

Cx, what trowel does schluter want for ditra? Is the ditra trowel not sufficient?

Jim,
The thinset at the damaged pan was still semi wet in the pic. I wiped it up and covered it with kerdi band....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Shady at Best
Updates. Entry way/wall into the shower was...

Updates. Entry way/wall into the shower was badly out of plumb. The homeowner suggested removing the wall and i agreed.
The h/o had purchased a kerdi shower kit. The pan had a dent, tear, hole...
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