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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,508
Posted By cx
The slopes make theoretical sense, Dan, but I...

The slopes make theoretical sense, Dan, but I don't know what drain you have and I'm not familiar with a clamping-type linear drain that's gonna allow you to use that liner up the back wall with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By cx
Welcome, Greg. :) 1. There is that chance. ...

Welcome, Greg. :)

1. There is that chance.

2. You'd need to ask them.

3. There is certainly that risk. Higher or lower depending upon the tile and the grout.

I would opt for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By cx
Welcome, Neil. :) The ability of a product...

Welcome, Neil. :)

The ability of a product to resist the effects of moisture vapor emissions varies with the product, of course, but for your chosen RedGard you can find this information in their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By cx
Yes, it is. The primary purpose of the cleavage...

Yes, it is. The primary purpose of the cleavage membrane in that application is to prevent the wood floor from wicking moisture out of your deck mud, preventing proper curing. Stapling it down is...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By cx
Following product manufacturers' recommendations...

Following product manufacturers' recommendations is a good idea. If they recommend sealing, then sealing might be a good idea if you want to do that on a shower floor. If grout removal is your...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By cx
Are any of these porcelain tile glazed? ...

Are any of these porcelain tile glazed?

Spectralock 1 is not an epoxy grout, Ode. It's a pre-mixed grout and is advertised as "stainproof" in residential applications and of particularly high...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,909
Posted By cx
I trust you're asking about a thinset mortar,...

I trust you're asking about a thinset mortar, Steve. Thinset is a method, not a material. I would recommend you use a modified thinset mortar meeting ANSI A118.4 for that application. That number...
Forum: Computer Training 09-26-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,081
Posted By cx
Anybody know of a Windows 10 propensity for just...

Anybody know of a Windows 10 propensity for just shutting itself off for no apparent reason? Complete loss of functionality. Only way to get it back up is to push and hold the on/off button to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By cx
Nominal half-inch plywood is the industry...

Nominal half-inch plywood is the industry standard minimum requirement for over sawn board subflooring, Jake. And the minimum is all you need in this application, your existing subflooring meeting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jake. :) Best chance of long term...

Welcome, Jake. :)

Best chance of long term success is, of course, #3, but with thicker plywood and still no warranty.

Second best would be #2 if appropriate subfloor materials were used.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By cx
So long as your banding will extend at least two...

So long as your banding will extend at least two inches into the undamaged part of the orange cover I wouldn't be concerned about it, Josh.

Not sure I understand the part where the foam meets with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,508
Posted By cx
I would be reluctant to cut out that corner of...

I would be reluctant to cut out that corner of your framing. The ledger that is bolted to the concrete wall may be OK, but you're cutting out the part that supports the ledger on the adjacent wall. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,508
Posted By cx
'Fraid I'm not understanding what you wanna notch...

'Fraid I'm not understanding what you wanna notch and what that's gonna provide, Dan.

Only thing in your photo that would be a furring strip is the 2x2 piece on top of the ledger board on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,909
Posted By cx
I can't find anyplace in the thread indicating...

I can't find anyplace in the thread indicating that you have ever evaluated your joist structure in this bathroom, Steve. That's been done?

The weight of the new tile installation, including the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,206
Posted By cx
If the wall is sound (can't really tell from your...

If the wall is sound (can't really tell from your description) and sufficiently flat, you should be able to rough up the paint and bond your tiles with a good quality modified (A118.4) thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,131
Posted By cx
OK, then, sealers it is. The only thing I...

OK, then, sealers it is.

The only thing I would find more concerning than using dark grout on white tiles is using white grout on floors or counter tops. But that's entirely up to you.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By cx
Don't know that there's a specific requirement...

Don't know that there's a specific requirement from the manufacturer, Lou, but I'd want blocking behind the bottom of the wallboard in your application.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By cx
I can't tell by your photos, but will you even...

I can't tell by your photos, but will you even have vertical room for two sweeps and a drain fitting with proper fall, even if you ream out the top of that trap as Jim suggests?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By cx
You could fill those low spots, MJ, but I...

You could fill those low spots, MJ, but I wouldn't bother. Your mortar will fill them when placed over your cleavage membrane, 'specially if you use polyethylene sheeting as your membrane. Your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By cx
Rich, your comment about your "sagging beams"...

Rich, your comment about your "sagging beams" requires me to suggest you correct all your foundation/floor framing issues before you continue with your remodel. Even were you to create the perfect...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By cx
Welcome, Al. :) Can't say I've ever heard of...

Welcome, Al. :)

Can't say I've ever heard of your waterproofing membrane. That would be this Lanco MD-863...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By cx
I agree with Davy. And, while vinegar might...

I agree with Davy.

And, while vinegar might remove the haze, if you put vinegar or similar acid on there this early, anything that ever goes wrong with that grout, or even the tile installation,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By cx
Welcome, Rebecca. :) If your contract or...

Welcome, Rebecca. :)

If your contract or proposal from the tile contractor doesn't specifically include sealing the unglazed tiles, you can most safely assume that sealing is not included in his...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-21-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By cx
I think it speaks volumes about the state of the...

I think it speaks volumes about the state of the entire residential construction industry when someone would actually expect to be paid for work of that apparent quality. And that's just the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,131
Posted By cx
Think he's asking about sealants rather than...

Think he's asking about sealants rather than sealers, Jim. The makers of your grouts should have color matched sealants for your movement accommodation joints, Mike. If not, you can shop online at...
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