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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,757
Posted By cx
You'll need to be more specific, Dan.

You'll need to be more specific, Dan.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By cx
You actually have torque wrenches calibrated in...

You actually have torque wrenches calibrated in psi, Tap?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By cx
If they have the skill required to set tile on...

If they have the skill required to set tile on the fresh mortar bed, it's not a problem. But for tiling on a "cured" mortar bed, the industry standards require a minimum cure time of 20 hours, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 594
Posted By cx
How would that deal with the pipe and duct at the...

How would that deal with the pipe and duct at the top of his back wall, Peter?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 594
Posted By cx
Why can you not simply make the small bump-out...

Why can you not simply make the small bump-out soffit/fur-down enough to cover the plumbing as you show in your photo? No loss of ceiling height. No loss of floor space or elbow room. Adjust your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By cx
2. I don't understand this one? 6. Yes. ...

2. I don't understand this one?

6. Yes. Yes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By cx
Feel out of place to whom, Karl? If the owner of...

Feel out of place to whom, Karl? If the owner of the bathroom likes it, and if you're willing to put in the time to do the pattern, I'd say it's just right.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By cx
Jon, if you don't put that geographic location...

Jon, if you don't put that geographic location into your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page and that information is very important in answering some types of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 594
Posted By cx
Dan, I assure you the title of your thread makes...

Dan, I assure you the title of your thread makes absolutely no difference to the folks likely to respond to your questions here. Each new post bumps the thread to the top of the queue and puts it in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By cx
What Justin said. I've done a lot of residential...

What Justin said. I've done a lot of residential construction, but I'm not sure what a "construction smell" might be. Seems to be different things depending upon what stage of construction we're...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By cx
Jonathan, you should not be having a problem...

Jonathan, you should not be having a problem communicating with the tile installer if you have a contract with a GC for this work. You should never try to make changes or get clarification on any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By cx
In my experience, Wolfgang, if you had treated...

In my experience, Wolfgang, if you had treated wood sole plates, they would have been the old CCA type and likely still have some green tint. I've seen such wood of that age that could still be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jonathan. :) I fear you're dealing...

Welcome, Jonathan. :)

I fear you're dealing with the wrong people here.

While your pan liner may now have a pre-slope under it, how does your installer plan to now attach wallboard down in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By cx
Well, Jon.......how to put this? You've clearly...

Well, Jon.......how to put this? You've clearly got some structural issues with the landing. Can't really tell how sound the treads and risers might be. You could certainly bond some tile to all...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By cx
I didn't even consider floor after he said...

I didn't even consider floor after he said half-inch Hardi, Goldstein. Good catch.

Is there thinset mortar under the Hardibacker panels on the floor, Hue?

Again, photos of the damage would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By cx
You can probably get away with patching the...

You can probably get away with patching the substrate, but I would always find it far more expedient to remove the wallboard, tile and all, to begin with and start over with new material unless it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Hue. :) This in a shower wet...

Welcome back, Hue. :)

This in a shower wet area or outside the wet area?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 594
Posted By cx
Dan, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Dan, it'll help if you'll 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...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,063
Posted By cx
3. I agree with Dan that the Ramset won't hurt...

3. I agree with Dan that the Ramset won't hurt the fittings, but using a Ramset on hollow CMUs can be quite frustrating and is more likely to damage the blocks than the pipe fittings. Shoot all the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,503
Posted By cx
Hearing protection required! :)

Hearing protection required! :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By cx
There is no standard for what you're asking,...

There is no standard for what you're asking, Devon. What you generally want is for your waterproofing and tile to extend several inches beyond the glass enclosure if possible.

For a curbless...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By cx
You're certain there is no SilFoam or roofing...

You're certain there is no SilFoam or roofing felt under the exterior sole plates, Wolfgang? It was common to use such material under only the exterior wall plates and not the interior plates. Or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By cx
Again, Geoff, what is the tile application here? ...

Again, Geoff, what is the tile application here? In the shower? Outside the shower? Where?

Is there a properly sized and used exhaust fan in this bathroom?

Sealing the grout won't keep it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 594
Posted By cx
Best option? Not for me, Dan. They're too...

Best option? Not for me, Dan. They're too large, not properly sloped, and too expensive. A few 2x4s (or different sized material to taste) stacked with the top one sloped, covered with drywall or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By cx
Are the corners grouted or caulked, David? ...

Are the corners grouted or caulked, David?

With what, in either case?
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