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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By cx
1. The Ditra manufacturer says you don't need...

1. The Ditra manufacturer says you don't need additional subflooring, Steve. If your truss top chords are wider than 1 1/2 inches, you may have even more margin above their minimum requirement. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By cx
Look at the link I posted, Tom. I believe the...

Look at the link I posted, Tom. I believe the ColorSil product comes in standard 10oz caulking gun tubes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By cx
Well, all caulk is "quality," Tom. I'm guessing...

Well, all caulk is "quality," Tom. I'm guessing you're looking for a good quality product rather than a low quality one?

Best source I know of for sanded 100 percent silicone sealant is ColorRite...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Bryan. :) Yes and no. Yes you...

Welcome back, Bryan. :)

Yes and no. Yes you can use an epoxy grout, no it won't provide any movement accommodation.

That thin layer of deck mud may provide some measure of crack isolation over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,667
Posted By cx
Not sure how you're gonna get that installation...

Not sure how you're gonna get that installation to look right with the contoured edges of the shelf set into the cut tiles, Chris. They've clearly designed the shelf for their surface installation...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,667
Posted By cx
How 'bout a link to the product in question,...

How 'bout a link to the product in question, Chris?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By cx
Like so many things, Fred, it's only common...

Like so many things, Fred, it's only common knowledge to those who know it. We're all ignorant, we just have different categories. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By cx
Fred, there are a number of threads in the...

Fred, there are a number of threads in the Hangout about use of vinegar on your hands after working with Portland cement products. Here's just one....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By cx
Welcome, Lana. :) It would be helpful if...

Welcome, Lana. :)

It would be helpful if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile. Texas is a pretty big place, eh?

I'm presuming your foundation is concrete slab on grade and that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By cx
That would be the case if you were properly...

That would be the case if you were properly creating an unbonded deck mud installation of a minimum 1 1/4" thickness.

I'm a long way from Ohio, Brad. Masonry supply outlets would be my first try.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By cx
Y'all weird. :rolleyes:

Y'all weird. :rolleyes:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,039
Posted By cx
Well, then unregard my last. Guess I'm just too...

Well, then unregard my last. Guess I'm just too far away from the industry to keep up with that sorta thing. And I'm technically no longer permitted to do my own electrical work in the fair State...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,039
Posted By cx
Or get larger switch box plates, Dan. They have...

Or get larger switch box plates, Dan. They have two sizes larger than the standard plates.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,355
Posted By cx
Most common problem we see in flood testing these...

Most common problem we see in flood testing these direct bonded waterproofing receptors is not adequately sealing the drain pipe prior to the flood test, Jon. A good test ball, properly inflated,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By cx
I rip five to six inch strips of 3/4" material,...

I rip five to six inch strips of 3/4" material, Raymond.

I'm careful to ensure that the strips do not touch the joists at either end to eliminate any potential for squeaks.

My opinion; worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,773
Posted By cx
Well, then, unregard my question.

Well, then, unregard my question.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By cx
That is what I'm saying, Raymond. Far stronger...

That is what I'm saying, Raymond. Far stronger than T&G, eh?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,773
Posted By cx
Looks like you're replacing a 1 1/2" trap with a...

Looks like you're replacing a 1 1/2" trap with a 2" trap, Sean. That the case?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 632
Posted By cx
Ralph, at your local Homer's you can find these...

Ralph, at your local Homer's you can find these self-drilling lath screws. (https://www.homedepot.com/p/Teks-8-x-1-in-Phillips-Zinc-Plated-Steel-Truss-Head-Lath-Screws-170-Pack-21508/100142621) I've...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By cx
Between joist blocking need not even be attached...

Between joist blocking need not even be attached to the joist structure, Eric, only to the two subfloor sections. I generally use 3/4" plywood for that application, glued and screwed. Where you're...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,929
Posted By cx
How 'bout you give the folks a post number to...

How 'bout you give the folks a post number to look at, Jon? I'm not seeing your computer mock-up, or not identifying as such.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By cx
Welcome, John. :) What method of...

Welcome, John. :)

What method of waterproofing do you have on the walls of that shower and how is it continued over the tiling flange of that receptor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By cx
For a bonded mortar bed you need to apply a...

For a bonded mortar bed you need to apply a slurry of pure Portland cement or thinset mortar and place your deck mud while that slurry is still wet.

To set tile on a cured mortar bed the mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By cx
The difference, Ali, is that thiset mortars will...

The difference, Ali, is that thiset mortars will adhere quite well to the membranes you mention, based upon required testing of those products.

Thinset mortar will not generally adhere to a sealed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By cx
If your walls are not yet tiled, John, by all...

If your walls are not yet tiled, John, by all means notch your wall tiles to accommodate your shelves.

You can, of course, tile the walls and then use the biscuit method, but the notched wall...
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