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Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By cx
When I grew up in Yankee Land, Joe, my parents...

When I grew up in Yankee Land, Joe, my parents had a pair of those snow removal systems for their driveway way back in the '50s. I was one of'em. :D

If I had to live up there again, I'm thinkin'...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By cx
Welcome, TJ. :) I'm guessing you meant...

Welcome, TJ. :)

I'm guessing you meant 15/32nds-inch plywood, i.e. nominal 1/2-inch, rather than 13/32nds, yes? Or did you actually mean 13/32nds?

I'm guessing further than you meant you used...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By cx
Sounds like it woulda been easier to just sell...

Sounds like it woulda been easier to just sell half your old house and not hafta move at all, Joe. Maybe just add another bathroom. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By cx
Jim, you wanna check the framing requirements for...

Jim, you wanna check the framing requirements for use of that purple gypsum board on your ceiling. Frequently the requirement is for closer joists when using those MR boards. You'd likely be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 487
Posted By cx
I would not pay more to purchase Hydroban if I...

I would not pay more to purchase Hydroban if I had RedGard more readily available. Not sure who it is that "supposes" the Hydroban to be the better product, Fred. :)

My opinion; worth price...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By cx
Again, I question the reasoning for trying to...

Again, I question the reasoning for trying to create a waterproof pan on the bathroom floor, Barry. If you actually want to do that, you'll need to create some sort of barrier at the entry door as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 487
Posted By cx
The manufacturers of those products you mentioned...

The manufacturers of those products you mentioned will have such specifics in their technical data sheets and installation instructions, Rob. Do read and follow the instructions for whatever...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By cx
Steve, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Steve, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 487
Posted By cx
1. Dealer's choice. 2. Depends. If you...

1. Dealer's choice.

2. Depends. If you use a true CBU and not a Fiber/Cement board or any gypsum-based board, you can set the bottom into the final mud bed of a traditional shower receptor. You...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By cx
Rich, if your project is staying in the same...

Rich, if your project is staying in the same room, keep it on this thread. If you have two different projects in two different bathrooms, it might be helpful to have separate threads, but it's not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By cx
Welcome, Barry. :) You don't wanna guess at...

Welcome, Barry. :)

You don't wanna guess at that, you wanna measure. If your joists are nominal 2x8s, they likely need help. If they are a full 8 inches deep and actually only spanning 12 feet,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By cx
You can't pull the paper off gypsum drywall with...

You can't pull the paper off gypsum drywall with that installation, Jeff. I'd also not worry about the paint if it was properly applied, but you can if you like. I'd be more inclined to worry about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 487
Posted By cx
Welcome, Rob. :) It'll help if you'll keep...

Welcome, Rob. :)

It'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By cx
They said what's not necessary? Does the...

They said what's not necessary?

Does the Prova manufacturer actually recommend the use of that product over gypsum board in a shower application, Tim? Will you require code compliance inspections...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By cx
1. Margaret, we have tile pros on here who...

1. Margaret, we have tile pros on here who indicate they will give quotes over the phone, but I'm with Ryan. I won't give a quote for any kind of work without first visiting the site and seeing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By cx
Rich, if you're gonna continue on this project a...

Rich, if you're gonna continue on this project a moderator can change the title to something more generic if you like.

If you're starting another project, start a new thread.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By cx
What's the application, Tim? Is this for a...

What's the application, Tim? Is this for a shower, perhaps?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,228
Posted By cx
Fran hasn't visited the site for well over a...

Fran hasn't visited the site for well over a year, guys, and I'm sure the situation would have played out by now.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,241
Posted By cx
I've never used that brand, the the specs sound...

I've never used that brand, the the specs sound all right to me, Jeff.

Yes, the length is appropriate.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-17-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ezra. :) Sufficiently diluted, I'm...

Welcome, Ezra. :)

Sufficiently diluted, I'm sure Muriatic acid (Hydrochloric acid) could be used in DIY cleaning situations, but diluted sufficiently to make it reasonably safe to use would render...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By cx
1. The Ditra manufacturer says you don't need...

1. The Ditra manufacturer says you don't need additional subflooring, Steve. If your truss top chords are wider than 1 1/2 inches, you may have even more margin above their minimum requirement. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By cx
Look at the link I posted, Tom. I believe the...

Look at the link I posted, Tom. I believe the ColorSil product comes in standard 10oz caulking gun tubes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By cx
Well, all caulk is "quality," Tom. I'm guessing...

Well, all caulk is "quality," Tom. I'm guessing you're looking for a good quality product rather than a low quality one?

Best source I know of for sanded 100 percent silicone sealant is ColorRite...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Bryan. :) Yes and no. Yes you...

Welcome back, Bryan. :)

Yes and no. Yes you can use an epoxy grout, no it won't provide any movement accommodation.

That thin layer of deck mud may provide some measure of crack isolation over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,848
Posted By cx
Not sure how you're gonna get that installation...

Not sure how you're gonna get that installation to look right with the contoured edges of the shelf set into the cut tiles, Chris. They've clearly designed the shelf for their surface installation...
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