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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2020, 11:39 AM
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Posted By MIke G
OK, time for an update. I've got all the CBU...

OK, time for an update.

I've got all the CBU screwed down with modified thinset in the kitchen, except under sink and DW. Will do that once i have firm date on cab delivery. Job has went slowly,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2019, 08:24 AM
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Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Thanks Dan, This is planned over the month...

Thanks Dan,

This is planned over the month as I have not ordered tile yet. Need it ready for when cabs show up, most likely early Jan at this point.

Mike
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2019, 03:32 PM
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Posted By MIke G
OK, a couple of updates. 1. As you may...

OK, a couple of updates.

1. As you may recall I needed 5/16" thick something to fill in areas. HD had it online got me a couple of boxes in 2 days, so most areas are patched, it worked great. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2019, 03:41 PM
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Posted By MIke G
Update on this flooring mess, been trying to...

Update on this flooring mess, been trying to finalize kitchen details (not going that well).

I've screwed the existing floor down with coated deck screws (recall this is 3/4" plywood with 5/16...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 12:20 PM
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Posted By MIke G
yeah, realizing that is the most viable approach....

yeah, realizing that is the most viable approach. I just bought some stock in a few screw companies....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 09:58 AM
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Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Tool guy, thanks for info, yeah that is what...

Tool guy, thanks for info, yeah that is what others have said. Unfortunately, I will need to fill in areas as described with something. Mike
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2019, 05:03 PM
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Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Just found out that 3/8" thick plywood is 0.313"...

Just found out that 3/8" thick plywood is 0.313" and 5/16 = 0.3125. Should be good for under cabinets and a couple of other spots me thinks.

Though I think CX indicated 3/8" isn't great stuff.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2019, 04:58 PM
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Posted By MIke G
Also, meant to thank CX for the underlayment...

Also, meant to thank CX for the underlayment article in the liberry, well written.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
OK, I screwed down a good bit of the existing...

OK, I screwed down a good bit of the existing parquet/subfloor, surprisingly it went well. The screws bit into the oak, thru the subfloor and into the joist without pulling up the oak or otherwise...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Dan, that is my plan, figuring I may have to...

Dan, that is my plan, figuring I may have to pilot drill parquet after snapping lines (and countersink). Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2019, 09:36 AM
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Posted By MIke G
Dan, got it, thanks for info, long direction...

Dan, got it, thanks for info, long direction perpendicular to joist. I can start with a half length to offset, no problem. Mike
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2019, 08:27 AM
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Posted By MIke G
CX, 2 more simple questions. The direction...

CX,

2 more simple questions. The direction that I put the new 1/2" plywood down in should not matter, correct? My goal is to basically not align joints with the existing plywood under the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
CX, thanks for all the input on this. One of...

CX, thanks for all the input on this.

One of the big box places has 4 ply 1/2", but I have a good lumber yard I've used, I may check with them, they could just deliver me 8 or 9 sheets and i'm...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
CX, Just read it again and realize they mean wood...

CX, Just read it again and realize they mean wood or metal framing, not flooring. Gotta read more carefully here, good thing I double checked with them and you guys.

Either way, I plan on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
CX, Although Hardie rep says no go, it is...

CX,

Although Hardie rep says no go, it is here under can I use liquid nails or glue under Hardie backer cement board, it is about 2/3rd down on the FAQ, 2nd paragraph.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 11:57 AM
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Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Dan, issue is parquet is bonded well, not coming...

Dan, issue is parquet is bonded well, not coming up. if it came up, then sanding makes sense.

I haven't even really started on this project, but it is getting on my nerves. Time to step back,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 10:40 AM
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Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
OK, forget that, just talked to tech help at...

OK, forget that, just talked to tech help at Hardie, they said no, no and no on adhesive.

Hardie seemed to have encountered this before, agreed that parquet will not come up and indicated tearing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Well, life isn't working out on this effort as I...

Well, life isn't working out on this effort as I thought I few posts back.

1. Heat gun to soften glue doesn't work as initially thought, only works occasionally. This glue is tough stuff and of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
CX The 1/2" CBU is to get height to match...

CX

The 1/2" CBU is to get height to match existing floor.

Mike
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Guys, thanks for the thoughts. Ditching 1/4"...

Guys, thanks for the thoughts. Ditching 1/4" plywood, back to 1/2" CBU, once parquet is up.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
That's what its about dissenting opinions, er I...

That's what its about dissenting opinions, er I mean discussion. We'll see how the removal of the parquet goes, but if I get the glue off, then i'll just use the 1/2" CBD with thinset. Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Guys thanks for the great input. As I'm...

Guys thanks for the great input.

As I'm fiddling with this mess, I see some of the parquet comes off easily, but some has a ton of glue under it. So, depending on how well (or bad) this goes, I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
CX, Mike, OK, i'm finally back on this task....

CX, Mike,

OK, i'm finally back on this task.

I realized my heat gun should soften the glue under the parquet I just ran a test and quickly got the hang of it, by which I mean, I can peel up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Seems to make sense to me also. Of course I...

Seems to make sense to me also. Of course I still have the parquet.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,259
Posted By MIke G
Guys, thanks for the great info, glad I found...

Guys, thanks for the great info, glad I found this site. Not glad about the parquet, but I've got some time to think it over.
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