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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
You could just order the USG Durock foam pan and...

You could just order the USG Durock foam pan and accessories and do it all out of one brand.

Otherwise, you'll find instructions on how to install the Kerdi pan with Kerdi board on Schluter's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21,710
Views: 4,353,934
I have some photos available so I thought that I...

I have some photos available so I thought that I would post them. These are projects over the last couple of years.

This project is in the Mirrormont neighborhood in Issaquah. It's an A-frame so...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Look into Hamilton Tile, Kris Nardone is down...

Look into Hamilton Tile, Kris Nardone is down there, and also Cain from A Tile Experience is down there.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
1. I would do some cross blocking. On every seam...

1. I would do some cross blocking. On every seam and probably one in between.

2. Kerdi board is the exact same product that it was 9 years ago

3. You can have the slab company cut a seam that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
All my curbs these days are 2-inch foam like the...

All my curbs these days are 2-inch foam like the one in the photo. I do a mud pan and wrap the membrane over the top.

I don't remember how it works with the Kerdi system but Wedi makes a 2-inch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
I understand what you are asking and you'll need...

I understand what you are asking and you'll need to spend some time on the layout to get everything the way that you want it.

What you'll want to have is the floor tiles in the back of the shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
I would definitely skinny-up that curb if space...

I would definitely skinny-up that curb if space is that big of a premium. All my curbs nowadays are 2-inch foam. Once tile is installed they are 2 3/4-3-inches thick.

Some frameless sliders...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,373
So these things are weep holes too. I would cut...

So these things are weep holes too. I would cut the shower liner back to the size of the drain hole. If you do that, then the weep holes that I've pointed to should be clear. If the liner extends...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
I use the new systems and new products but I do...

I use the new systems and new products but I do question whether or not the new style systems are a better approach. Do you want the water on the surface or would it be better to drain down?

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
In regards to the drypack shower, what is the...

In regards to the drypack shower, what is the plan for waterproofing that one? Are you going to use Kerdi over the top of the drypack and then were hoping to install it over the plywood? Or was there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
I would not use either of those products that you...

I would not use either of those products that you show in your photo. They both are poor performers.

If it were me, I would use 100% silicone sealant...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-14-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Here it is. The red (pink?) coating is definitely...

Here it is. The red (pink?) coating is definitely only on one side. I think someone mentioned that it's waterproof throughout so maybe the red is just for marketing?

If I hadn't bought my stuff...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Did you put the water shut offs in? I see those...

Did you put the water shut offs in? I see those sometimes in condos but not usually in a residential single family home.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,373
So here's one that I did several years ago. ...

So here's one that I did several years ago.

The mud bed around the drain was still wet after months of no use. When I dug into it the mud dried right out.

This repair fixed the problem with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-08-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Welcome Billy! This is a good place to learn...

Welcome Billy! This is a good place to learn about tile. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,373
Weep holes are clogged.

Weep holes are clogged.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,629
the word "tent" is in the posts also edit: I...

the word "tent" is in the posts also

edit: I think I figured it out. Apparently, the specified user has to use the word "tent" in a post.

I liked it better when I could blame the server. :D
Forum: The Mud Box 12-07-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,629
This may not be a server issue but I can't figure...

This may not be a server issue but I can't figure out what I did wrong.

I was using the Advanced Search to look for the thread on wet saw tents. This is what I used for parameters:

211139
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
I would rather see you use Wedi board throughout...

I would rather see you use Wedi board throughout but if you want to "redneck engineer" it then I think I would use Wedi fabric on that corner between the Hardi and Wedi.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-07-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
My local Daltile had a piece of this new...

My local Daltile had a piece of this new waterproof Hardibacker on display. It looks like normal Hardibacker with Redgard on it. Not sure what I expected but that's what it looked like. Don't know...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,665
Just read through this whole thread. Definitely...

Just read through this whole thread. Definitely some legitimate complaints and probably some being too picky. But, as you said, if they had got right on it you might not be looking as hard as you...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-30-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,629
3:43 pm Pacific time. Chrome browser. Clicked...

3:43 pm Pacific time. Chrome browser. Clicked again a second later and it was back to normal.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Also, you can just build a frame around the glass...

Also, you can just build a frame around the glass block to hold them in place before it dries. I would use a different mortar. Glass block mortar is more like brick mortar but white. I'm not sure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Shawn, in post 3, has the very best tip for...

Shawn, in post 3, has the very best tip for minimizing lippage. Clips, mortars, and grout joint sizing all help the cause but none as much as a flat floor.

I use both Ardex feather finish or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
The 254 will grab better and I would trust Ryan's...

The 254 will grab better and I would trust Ryan's advice on the 257. I've never tried it. 253 is perfectly fine from a spec sheet perspective but you'll have more issues with the mat wanting to curl...
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