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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By rmckee84
I believe the tile gods call for 1/4" movement...

I believe the tile gods call for 1/4" movement joints at all changes of plane, but most installers including myself usually match the joint width to the size of the grout joint we use with our field...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By rmckee84
If you're asking about pitching the tub deck,...

If you're asking about pitching the tub deck, that is usually done when fraiming. A suitable patching compound that can be used over your substrate could be used to create a slope as well I suppose....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,106
Posted By rmckee84
The 1st gen run of all set was junk...that being...

The 1st gen run of all set was junk...that being said I've used about 20 bags of the reformulated allset in the last month and it really wasnt that bad at all. It's not my favorite product but it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,830
Posted By rmckee84
Its obviously hard to see sometimes, but it looks...

Its obviously hard to see sometimes, but it looks like those tiles are tight against the wall? Forgive me if they aren't, just looks that way. Gotta leave room for movement in any installation.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 395
Posted By rmckee84
Adding a support wall underneath to cut down the...

Adding a support wall underneath to cut down the span would be a good start. Unfortunately that only takes care of the joist deflection and doesn't do anything for the between joist deflection of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By rmckee84
Dewalt is the most popular among the groups I...

Dewalt is the most popular among the groups I frequent. I have a lackmond beast 7" and it works for,me but at times I wish I would have gone with a dewalt. The husqvarna saw have a pretty good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 395
Posted By rmckee84
Like mentioned it sounds more like a structural...

Like mentioned it sounds more like a structural issue. If you only have 1/2" over another layer of 1/2" that may be part of the issue. Deflection may be another, enter your info and let us know...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,801
Posted By rmckee84
With permacolor selct you do not have to mix all...

With permacolor selct you do not have to mix all of it at once, I never do and havent had any color issues. You have around 10% buffer on ratios of powder to water so its pretty forgiving. Only mix...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By rmckee84
Davy has asked the most important question,...

Davy has asked the most important question, waterproofing...that drain doesn't look right either.

I have seen this a few times before, it's usually caused by
-Improper installation methods...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By rmckee84
Good luck, its hard to find a company that does...

Good luck, its hard to find a company that does it correctly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By rmckee84
I can give you an unproven, theoretical way to do...

I can give you an unproven, theoretical way to do this but I'd rather not put it out here for everyone to read. Feel free to message me and I can let you know what I was told by a rep. Again I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By rmckee84
If it were me, I would take your 6" bullnose and...

If it were me, I would take your 6" bullnose and cut almost all the way through to create a false grout joint. Your edges will match and you will be able to have your running bond look with much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By rmckee84
Like Davy said, if I came out to look at your job...

Like Davy said, if I came out to look at your job I would shoot you an estimate for a full gut and redo. I wouldn't give an option to fix it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By rmckee84
Well Matt I'll go ahead and say it, you're plan...

Well Matt I'll go ahead and say it, you're plan is crazy. Is the floor over a crawl space or is the space below finished? Is there any way you can get underneath and Jack up what I assume is a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By rmckee84
If you're needing to skim coat an area use...

If you're needing to skim coat an area use something like laticrete NXT Skim or ardex feather finish, don't attempt to play chemist and make your own concoction....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By rmckee84
Another follow up question then, are you planning...

Another follow up question then, are you planning to tile the step? Whats your plan for that if you were able to successfully run the liner over the step? Lathe and Mud?

I think most would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By rmckee84
What stage are we looking at in the pic? That...

What stage are we looking at in the pic? That mud bed looks awful wet and the liner looks like it stops right at the top of the mud? Liner is supposed to overlap the curb as well. I'm not a liner...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By rmckee84
Not that I'm aware of. I have 2 different ones,...

Not that I'm aware of. I have 2 different ones, one for floor and one for walls.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By rmckee84
If you look above in the blue boxes there is a...

If you look above in the blue boxes there is a deflecto calculator that allows you to enter your info and calculate deflection.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By rmckee84
Jerry, your posts are very confusing...schluter...

Jerry, your posts are very confusing...schluter vs. Wedi, both are good products but last time I checked wedi was about 2x the price. I prefer laticrete hydroban board personally.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By rmckee84
I'd be concerned about the crack at the junction,...

I'd be concerned about the crack at the junction, but without knowing how your shower was constructed it hard to say how big of a deal it is.

I wouldn't seal anything until you're able to clean...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By rmckee84
Have you checked your deflection? Is it tounge...

Have you checked your deflection?
Is it tounge and groove?
How thick?
True osb or something like advantec?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By rmckee84
I think you're right Suzy, it looks like that...

I think you're right Suzy, it looks like that little ledge is probably part of the reason you're seeing moisture along that edge.

In your first set of pics it almost looks like the durock was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By rmckee84
For curiosity sake try pouring some water between...

For curiosity sake try pouring some water between the tile and kerdi board and see what happens if you get a chance. In the end moisture will get behind the tile and I suspect that all the sealer...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By rmckee84
I think if it were me I would probably prime and...

I think if it were me I would probably prime and pour some liquid backer board and have a nice flat substrate to install those.

Laticrete stratamat allows for NXT level so I to be poured over...
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