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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By jadnashua
Using fat mud is similar to plastering a...

Using fat mud is similar to plastering a wall...to get it looking nice takes a bit of practice. It might take a lot of spraying the brick to get it so it doesn't suck all of the moisture out of your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By jadnashua
Which pin does the wire go to in the receptacle? ...

Which pin does the wire go to in the receptacle? And, where does that wire end up? Can't tell, is the stove receptacle 3 or 4 pins?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By jadnashua
The installation instructions for ALL cbu...

The installation instructions for ALL cbu products that I'm aware of REQUIRE that they be bedded in mortar. That is more to ensure that they are fully supported versus actually holding it in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,086
Posted By jadnashua
KerdiBoard is a faster install than drywall or...

KerdiBoard is a faster install than drywall or cbu, then covering it with Kerdi and a LOT easier to carry home and cut.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By jadnashua
Finding 3/8" ply that doesn't closely resemble a...

Finding 3/8" ply that doesn't closely resemble a pretzel or a Pringle chip is hard, although it is the minimum thickness recommended by the TCNA. But, yes, if you can find some that is actually flat...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By jadnashua
FWIW, SLC needs some help getting level, and you...

FWIW, SLC needs some help getting level, and you may end up with it not being any better than your slab unless the guys are good. It's certainly easier to get it nice and flat versus a concrete...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By jadnashua
Many of the epoxy grouts are fairly clear until...

Many of the epoxy grouts are fairly clear until you add in the aggregate. Depending on the one you choose, that could be glitter, or a colored 'stone' or plastic. Some glow in backlight. There's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,086
Posted By jadnashua
Note, if you choose HardieBacker versus most...

Note, if you choose HardieBacker versus most others, the build technique is slightly different and IMHO, a bit harder. HB is a fiber-cement board. the fiber is cellulose as in wood fibers. As a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,086
Posted By jadnashua
Kerdi can be installed over deck mud, and gives...

Kerdi can be installed over deck mud, and gives you more options than utilizing the preformed pans, but the preformed ones may be faster if they meet your size requirements and your floor is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By jadnashua
It's easier to get a mud bed perfectly flat than...

It's easier to get a mud bed perfectly flat than a concrete pour. I'm assuming that this will now be enclosed, otherwise, you should retain the slope.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,815
Posted By jadnashua
LInear drains tend to work best at either one end...

LInear drains tend to work best at either one end or side of the shower where the entire thing is sloped to the drain, or in the middle where there are two symmetrical slopes to the drain. One...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By jadnashua
The one part material is likely an acrylic. A...

The one part material is likely an acrylic. A silicone based material is generally not compatible for use as a grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,815
Posted By jadnashua
FWIW, the vast majority of people here have your...

FWIW, the vast majority of people here have your best interests in mind.

If you choose to use a linear drain, you might want to rethink your preslope. It probably won't work well if it is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By jadnashua
The hassle with any liquid waterproofing is that...

The hassle with any liquid waterproofing is that it really wants each application coat to be between the min/max thickness. But, give 10 people the same brush or roller, and you can get vastly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,815
Posted By jadnashua
I'd bet you can demo the pan in less than an...

I'd bet you can demo the pan in less than an hour. Carrying out the debris may be the harder part. Cost wise, the pan has all of maybe $30 at this time. The first one may have taken awhile, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,752
Posted By jadnashua
Were the screw holes and seams properly...

Were the screw holes and seams properly waterproofed prior to installing the tile?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-27-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By jadnashua
FWIW, if I read it correctly Laticrete also...

FWIW, if I read it correctly Laticrete also allows use of gypsum (drywall) behind their Hydro Ban sheet material in a shower. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,752
Posted By jadnashua
The major hassle with this in a wet area is that...

The major hassle with this in a wet area is that moisture DOES get behind tile. Having gaps in the adhesive behind it means that it can accumulate. Depending on what the substrate is, and the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,752
Posted By jadnashua
KerdiFix cures at a rate of about 1/8" per day...

KerdiFix cures at a rate of about 1/8" per day from the outside in. The end bond could be 3-4x stronger than mortar, but it will be slightly flexible, and it is WAY more expensive than mortar. If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,815
Posted By jadnashua
IF you have a way to cut the cbu at the level of...

IF you have a way to cut the cbu at the level of your pan, you might not need to fill the gap in. If you scored it well all around, you may just be able to snap that stip off and leave it in place....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By jadnashua
Whichever one you choose, make sure you use a...

Whichever one you choose, make sure you use a white one or you'll change the look of the tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,815
Posted By jadnashua
OF the various methods outlined in the TCNA...

OF the various methods outlined in the TCNA handbook (you might want to actually buy one and look it over!), they all work to produce a reliable, long-term product. One of them is what is often...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,815
Posted By jadnashua
FOr the most part, companies that have been in...

FOr the most part, companies that have been in business for a long time know their products and how best to use them. That knowledge is part of their installation instructions and for the most part,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By jadnashua
FWIW, cutting right-angle chunks out of any tile...

FWIW, cutting right-angle chunks out of any tile can be problematic. Some of them have some significant internal stresses, and they can crack either before or after installation. Cutting with that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,815
Posted By jadnashua
When using a conventional liner, you typically...

When using a conventional liner, you typically install blocking between the studs, notching down low so that the folds of the liner don't cause things to bow out when building up the wall, installing...
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