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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
I would say that epoxy is a great idea but it's...

I would say that epoxy is a great idea but it's not the simplest thing to install and it can have big consequences if not done correctly.

However, since you have a pebble floor you'll be using a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-13-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
I think you can get one for a cell phone now but...

I think you can get one for a cell phone now but I don't know how effective it would be.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-13-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
This is just input, but I think one of the perks...

This is just input, but I think one of the perks of wallboard is that the drywallers install it as opposed to the tile installer. So the difference in price might be greater than what would be...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-05-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Seems to be working now. The box is now right...

Seems to be working now. The box is now right below the notification box and I can mouse over it.

Good work, Dave! :D

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 959
For the niche, I usually add 1/8 inch onto my...

For the niche, I usually add 1/8 inch onto my measurements for a safety net. Then the tile will usually hang past just a small amount. Then any gap gets filled in flat with thinset once the tile...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-29-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
I think I just found a bug: I'm showing that...

I think I just found a bug:

I'm showing that I have 1 notification below my user name in the upper right. A private message.

When I go to click on the message it shows a box about 1 inch lower...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-29-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
That's a big outage! Glad you guys got things up...

That's a big outage! Glad you guys got things up and running again.:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
The tongue & groove is part of the support...

The tongue & groove is part of the support system. They rely on each other. Without the t&g they move way too independently.

I've seen the old non-t&g planks and they are usually in bad shape,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 649
Now I get it :)

Now I get it :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Good move. I don't think that cast iron drain had...

Good move. I don't think that cast iron drain had any weepholes either.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 649
Pushing up Durock on the wall past the ceiling is...

Pushing up Durock on the wall past the ceiling is fine. Looks like the plywood on the subfloor might be the wrong direction?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
For starters, I don't think you mean "modern" the...

For starters, I don't think you mean "modern" the way it's used in design which is, as Mike pointed out in post 6, clean lines and more minimal. The shower, as it currently stands, isn't a modern...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
I totally agree with Kevin about the mortar. If...

I totally agree with Kevin about the mortar. If it was me and some how I got talked into tiling over tile the only mortar I would use in the Custom Building Products line would be MegaLite.

For...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Could be the grout but usually, it isn't. It's...

Could be the grout but usually, it isn't. It's usually movement somewhere. If the subfloor meets the requirements then it's probably somewhere in the installation. Underlayment-to-subfloor or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,530
Bottom line is that this isn't an easy...

Bottom line is that this isn't an easy installation and if the GC isn't confident then you should go with someone that has experience with this type of installation.

The paper is on the correct...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
I'm on one of these subfloors right now. I'm...

I'm on one of these subfloors right now. I'm installing an Ardex product over the top so I put in a call to my local Ardex rep and their answer was that if it has 1/2 inch ply over it and it meets...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Ardex FL is a cement-based grout and can still...

Ardex FL is a cement-based grout and can still benefit from a grout sealer.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,826
I think the perforated ones let more water...

I think the perforated ones let more water through. Some manufacturers will have certain ones that conform to ADA standards and those ones have to have a good amount of flow.

But if you make the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,826
I do the same as Paul and Peter above. 2 inch...

I do the same as Paul and Peter above. 2 inch foam cut down and installed on edge. I don't have any videos of installing the foam but I use Wedi and glue it with their sealant.

Here's a couple of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
All of the systems work it's just a matter of...

All of the systems work it's just a matter of installing them properly.

It's probably best to stick with one manufacturer and use their entire system. Whether that's Schluter, Laticrete, Wedi,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-01-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,324
I've heard this can also be a problem if the...

I've heard this can also be a problem if the shower head isn't high enough above the tub spout. I like to drop the outlets down when installing an adjustable handheld but can't do it with the tub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,826
Personally, I like the 2 inch foam for curbs but...

Personally, I like the 2 inch foam for curbs but it's just a personal choice.

What I would do is build your shower pan the way that you want it with Kerdi fabric. Run the fabric up the walls at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,752
It won't make much difference, but I like to flip...

It won't make much difference, but I like to flip the tile upside-down and measure the height that way. Sometimes you're measuring the sloped shoulder of the tile when you have it face-up.

Also,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
I would recommend a lightweight thinset for what...

I would recommend a lightweight thinset for what you are doing. It's not that it can't be done without but I think it'll be a little bit easier. Laticrete has Multimax light and Trilite. The Multimax...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,774
Use Bostik's Blaze urethane cleaner which is...

Use Bostik's Blaze urethane cleaner which is designed for use with their grout.

Other than that, you might look into a grout release and simply try changing your wash water more frequently and...
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