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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By cx
No, No, No, Dan, it's potato chip, not pretzel! ...

No, No, No, Dan, it's potato chip, not pretzel! Please try to get your snacks right. :D

But his comment in general about the nominal 3/6ths" plywood is sound. It's just difficult to get most of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By cx
Wil, if you don't add that geographic location to...

Wil, if you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page.
'Fraid I don't understand any of that. Photos might help.

And the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 101
Posted By cx
Welcome, Deanna. :) I would not tile over a...

Welcome, Deanna. :)

I would not tile over a single layer nominal 5/8ths" subfloor under any circumstances, regardless Schluter's advertised minimum, and especially not over a damaged and patched...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By cx
Welcome, Brad. :) You'd first hafta explain...

Welcome, Brad. :)
You'd first hafta explain just how you'd do that. You'll still need a drain and waterproofing, no?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By cx
Welcome, Wil. :) Have you first evaluated...

Welcome, Wil. :)

Have you first evaluated the framing of your deck to see if it qualifies for a ceramic tile installation?

I'm guessing by "PT deck" you mean you have pressure treated boards or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,976
Posted By cx
Given that it's a closet and unlikely to have a...

Given that it's a closet and unlikely to have a lot of heavy traffic, I think you could get by with that plan, Jim, without much concern with that change of framing area. See my warranty information...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By cx
I certainly don't think that vee-notch cutting...

I certainly don't think that vee-notch cutting would get you any closer to the manufacturer's installation requirement than you are now. If you think you've got the joints waterproofed with what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By cx
Not sure I understand the thinking there at all. ...

Not sure I understand the thinking there at all. The requirement for plywood over the sawn board subflooring applies even in interior installations in conditioned space, Jeremy.

Keep in mind that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By cx
The VersaBond is sufficient for your application....

The VersaBond is sufficient for your application. You really have no need for an A118.15 mortar for what you're doing.

I moved your question about your GoBoard installation here for continuity.
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-07-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 76,038
Posted By cx
It was discontinued when USG was bought out by a...

It was discontinued when USG was bought out by a private German company, Kevin. I know of no reported problems with the foam board and it's likely that we (TYW) would hear about it if it happened. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By cx
That's likely to cause you grief, Jeremy. The...

That's likely to cause you grief, Jeremy. The joist spacing and exposure are not the considerations all CBU manufacturers are using when recommending against use of their product over sawn board...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By cx
More clarification, please. You installed your...

More clarification, please. You installed your Durock directly over dimension wood decking. Is that correct?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jeremy. :) What Peter said. Photos...

Welcome, Jeremy. :)

What Peter said. Photos are usually helpful as well. Use the paper-clip icon above the Reply dialog box to attach photos from storage on your computer. What you really want...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By cx
Welcome, Eric. :) Hate to pile on, but I'm...

Welcome, Eric. :)

Hate to pile on, but I'm gonna agree with Dave in post #2. What that shower needs is a new contractor. Or, better still, needs you to start over and do it yourself to get it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By cx
Craig, if you'll add that geographic location to...

Craig, if you'll add that geographic location to your User Profile it'll appear permanently and help in answering some types of questions.
Forum: The Mud Box 07-06-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By cx
Hope it works out well for you, Brad.

Hope it works out well for you, Brad.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By cx
Welcome, Steven. :) Your layout question...

Welcome, Steven. :)

Your layout question might best be answered by determining what the center location does at the other end of the layout. Any lack of centering will become more obvious as you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,976
Posted By cx
Jim, I think you weren't getting response to your...

Jim, I think you weren't getting response to your load questions because of the mass of data provided (unintentional pun). In general I can just say, without benefit of being on site to evaluate your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By cx
Welcome, Craig. :) Any direct bonded...

Welcome, Craig. :)

Any direct bonded waterproofing membrane indicating that it meets the requirements of ANSI A118.10 would be acceptable.

You can get a gallon of Custom's RedGard at your local...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-05-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By cx
Thinset mortars of different colors play quite...

Thinset mortars of different colors play quite nicely together, Al.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By cx
Davy, the TDS I find online for that product...

Davy, the TDS I find online for that product doesn't even say it's a Type I or II organic adhesive nor that it meets ANSI A136.1. Dunno what might be in that bucket, but they do make a point of not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By cx
Russel, I'm curious as to why you're doing all...

Russel, I'm curious as to why you're doing all the difficult preparation work and paying someone else to do the easy part. Why would you not set the tiles yourself and get a really good job of it?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By cx
I think 3/8ths" per foot of slope is fine. I...

I think 3/8ths" per foot of slope is fine.

I agree with not making the final mud bed until most of the shower is completed, 'specially if you plan to use a ladder in there.

My opinion; worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By cx
I don't understand the question. You...

I don't understand the question.

You indicated you intend to use natural stone on your backsplash. Not a good idea to use organic adhesive (mastic) with natural stone or what appeared to be glass...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-04-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By cx
David, for a non-permanent structure such as...

David, for a non-permanent structure such as yours I'd leave it at what you've got. Will you get some frost heave-type movement? 'Bout a 100 percent chance. Will it damage the building? I...
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