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Forum: The Mud Box Today, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By cx
Thanks, Joe, for adding to my Learn Something New...

Thanks, Joe, for adding to my Learn Something New Every Day program. :)

Q: I've always (40 years?) used Purdy brushes, both natural and synthetic, and have never heard of your Wooster brushes. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By cx
Bob, you'll do better getting answers if our...

Bob, you'll do better getting answers if our folks know more specifically what you're working on. This the same bathroom with the drop-in tub, perhaps?

For general discussions on various grouts,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By cx
Welcome, Dan. :) First, do you actually know...

Welcome, Dan. :)

First, do you actually know that your joists are Douglas Fir or Southern Yellow Pine and are of good grade? If not, your calculations might be much better than your joist...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By cx
Up to you, T. My advice is always to make your...

Up to you, T. My advice is always to make your floor suitable for your tile installation and then make transitions as necessary to adjacent floor coverings.

You might get by just fine tiling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By cx
Eddy, that bonding of mosaic size tiles to a...

Eddy, that bonding of mosaic size tiles to a separate material and bonding that material to your wall backing is a common method of dealing with the different thicknesses of tile, but cork is not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By cx
For what calculation, Joe?

For what calculation, Joe?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,689
Posted By cx
Thanks, Joe. If you'll add some biographical...

Thanks, Joe. If you'll add some biographical information to your User Profile it will help our other visitors understand from where the information is coming.

Kim, I'm sorry we hijacked your...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By cx
Thanks, Joe. If you'll add some biographical...

Thanks, Joe. If you'll add some biographical information to your User Profile it will help our other visitors understand from where the information is coming.

Kim, I'm sorry we hijacked your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By cx
T, you're gonna hafta ballance some of your...

T, you're gonna hafta ballance some of your issues here. The Versabond will work for installing your heating membrane over your plywood subfloor. That even complies with the recommendation of the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By cx
Joe, how 'bout you go over here and start at post...

Joe, how 'bout you go over here and start at post 49 (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=1514763#post1514763) and give us a painter's view of the all-in-one primer and paint...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By cx
I see you've already purchased DitraSet, but that...

I see you've already purchased DitraSet, but that plus the additive required to make it meet A118.4 (likely even meet A118.15, which you don't need) will cost you a whole lot more than you need to be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By cx
Repid, here's our most recent example of the use...

Repid, here's our most recent example of the use of tile and grout as shower waterproofing. (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=126787)

Hundreds of similar threads here on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By cx
T, the A118.15 standard is relatively new to the...

T, the A118.15 standard is relatively new to the industry and is the standard for improved Modified Dry-Set Cement Mortar (emphasis mine) as opposed to the much older A118.4 standard for Modified...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 532
Posted By cx
It's a bit lighter than the required 2.5lb, Tim,...

It's a bit lighter than the required 2.5lb, Tim, just doing the math according to the Q&A weight, which may/may not be accurate. I'd not be afraid to use it in your application, though.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 532
Posted By cx
No. For metal lath that you'll apply to your...

No.

For metal lath that you'll apply to your floor before placing your deck mud you want expanded metal lath of a minimum 2.5 pounds per square yard.

Available at your local home center...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By cx
If you're not willing to replace the tile,...

If you're not willing to replace the tile, Brandon, the best you can hope for is that when you force grout into the joints some of it will get under the edge of that void and help support it some. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,689
Posted By cx
Do you know what the difference in formulation...

Do you know what the difference in formulation might be for the alleged "paint and primer" mixtures, Dan?
Forum: The Mud Box 01-13-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By cx
Do you know what the difference in formulation...

Do you know what the difference in formulation might be for the alleged "paint and primer" mixtures, Dan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By cx
Joe, while the ceramic tile industry requires a...

Joe, while the ceramic tile industry requires a deflection of no more than L/360 for the backing material for a tile installation, the load limits for walls is much less than those for floors. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By cx
Ted, you do not want that concrete floor wet when...

Ted, you do not want that concrete floor wet when you install the Ditra. Sponging it off before installing is good, and having it damp is OK, but it should not be wet.

My opinion; worth price...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By cx
I noted that installation method using the Bostik...

I noted that installation method using the Bostik adhesive, T, and I've never seen it before with any radiant heating system under ceramic tile. I'm not at all familiar with the Greenforce product,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,615
Posted By cx
If you keep it covered with the poly, Ali, you...

If you keep it covered with the poly, Ali, you don't really need the misting.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By cx
The T stands for thixotropic, AC, but it's still...

The T stands for thixotropic, AC, but it's still an ISO C1 class mortar, meaning it is unmodified.

I would certainly not pay a dime more for it than for Kerabond in your application.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,689
Posted By cx
Put that exhaust fan on a timer and never look...

Put that exhaust fan on a timer and never look back. :)

I'm hoping we'll hear from some real paint experts about that self-priming paint. I just don't know enough about it (read, nothing) to even...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-12-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By cx
Put that exhaust fan on a timer and never look...

Put that exhaust fan on a timer and never look back. :)

I'm hoping we'll hear from some real paint experts about that self-priming paint. I just don't know enough about it (read, nothing) to even...
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