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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By cx
I didn't see a response to my question and that...

I didn't see a response to my question and that would influence my response to your question.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By cx
As Martha would tell your wife, "This is a good...

As Martha would tell your wife, "This is a good thing." :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By cx
Welcome, S. :) If you don't put that...

Welcome, S. :)

If you don't put that geographic location into your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page. And it's frequently helpful in answering some types of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By cx
Only High Sierra...

Only High Sierra (http://www.halconceramicas.com/en/productos/serie/highsierra/) I can find on their site is roughly 9"x36" when translated.

I don't find anything on the porcelain tile page of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By cx
Welcome, KJ. :) It'd help if you'd identify...

Welcome, KJ. :)

It'd help if you'd identify the tiles. Brand name, make and model.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By cx
Matt, if you'll type flexcolor into the Advanced...

Matt, if you'll type flexcolor into the Advanced Search feature you'll find lots of discussion of that product, including a very long thread in the Professionals' Hangout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By cx
Laura, I'd recommend a different plumber. You...

Laura, I'd recommend a different plumber. You don't want to use that adapter drain unless it's necessary. Necessary being that there is some compelling reason you cannot remove the existing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,148
Posted By cx
Appears you've already finished tiling the wall...

Appears you've already finished tiling the wall around the window, V. Too late to do any waterproofing. You can use a flexible sealant in the gap between window and tile and stop some direct water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,235
Posted By cx
You could get some paper backing made...

You could get some paper backing made specifically for face-mounted mosaics and apply it to your tiles after you get them all set the way you want them. Pull the adhesive paper out of the niche...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By cx
If your tiles meet the requirements of ANSI...

If your tiles meet the requirements of ANSI A137.1 they will have an Aesthetic Classification that will be indicated in the data sheet for the product. That looks like about a V2 class to my eye. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,619
Posted By cx
You can get by quite well just dampening that...

You can get by quite well just dampening that Hardiebacker if you're tiling directly to it with thinset mortar. You want the surface damp, but not wet. The Hardiebacker can absorb quite a bit of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By cx
I didn't explore any "large chip" option on that...

I didn't explore any "large chip" option on that site. Thought I was saving you an eighth of an inch. :)

Gotta admit I actually think the uncoupling membrane concept may actually work, but I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By cx
That would be a purely aesthetic choice and best...

That would be a purely aesthetic choice and best made by Mrs. Edward.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By cx
"Concrete bonding adhesive" is usually something...

"Concrete bonding adhesive" is usually something similar to Elmer's white glue, Phil. I'd recommend a slurry of of thinset mortar or Portland cement. The Portland slurry tends to dry very quickly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 258
Posted By cx
You really want the perimeter of your shower to...

You really want the perimeter of your shower to be level to make the wall tiling look best and the centered drain allows you to have a more consistent slope to your drain.

With your current drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,619
Posted By cx
Sorry, the TDS for what product is requiring the...

Sorry, the TDS for what product is requiring the primer over the Hardiebacker?

The ceramic tile industry doesn't recognize any gap smaller than 1/8th" as a movement accommodation joint.

Must...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,398
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Jason. :) Are you talking...

Welcome back, Jason. :)

Are you talking about the Mapesil T sealant or the 511 sealer?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By cx
The object is to have a level perimeter and as...

The object is to have a level perimeter and as close as possible to an equal slope to the drain from all four corners. That would call for locating the drain in the center of the footprint for the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-20-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By cx
Richard, you can subscribe to your thread and...

Richard, you can subscribe to your thread and receive email notice of new posts.

When I look up FIAT (https://www.fiatproducts.com/), of which I'd never heard, I see that they call those receptors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 258
Posted By cx
What is your current subfloor structure? Are...

What is your current subfloor structure?

Are you planning to move the drain?

I'm thinking that shower was waterproofed with some sort of cementitious waterproofing membrane. I don't know what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,926
Posted By cx
You finally got Lil' Davy setting the tiles, Davy?

You finally got Lil' Davy setting the tiles, Davy?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By cx
SC, please keep all your project questions on one...

SC, please 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 more generic title any time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By cx
An uncoupling membrane is never required, but you...

An uncoupling membrane is never required, but you can use one in lieu of the CBU if you prefer. There is no tile industry standard for uncoupling membranes, so you use whatever one your prefer and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By cx
Welcome, Lala. :) Is there a shower in that...

Welcome, Lala. :)

Is there a shower in that tub enclosure?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ted. :) Let us know if the added...

Welcome, Ted. :)

Let us know if the added link is not the tile you're looking at.

Your existing subfloor, as described, is not suitable for any kind of flooring as far as I'm concerned, not...
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