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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2019, 01:03 PM
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CX, ive already laid out the liner. I think it...

CX, ive already laid out the liner. I think it would easier for me at this point to put small 1/4" strips along the wood that i could screw the hardibacker into. This will allow for it to sit over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2018, 11:50 AM
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hi guys, i am clearly taking my time with this...

hi guys,
i am clearly taking my time with this project and what not but i have a question. So i have the CBU cut up correctly around the walls (even where the shower head and valve are), but i am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2018, 04:20 PM
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Posted By worldknown
KMan you are referring to Durock?

KMan you are referring to Durock?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2018, 01:07 PM
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Posted By worldknown
https://youtu.be/V1Q5NvTSR4M The way this...

https://youtu.be/V1Q5NvTSR4M

The way this gentleman builds his curb is using Durock over 2x4 that he screws in. Then he covers the whole Durock and seams/screw holes with thinset. After the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2018, 02:38 AM
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Posted By worldknown
Yes I am

Yes I am
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2018, 05:09 PM
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Posted By worldknown
The screws or nails I use in the hardibacker? I...

The screws or nails I use in the hardibacker? I watched that whole video and donít know where fasteners would go 3Ē above the curb. Thanks for dumbing it down for me
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2018, 03:41 PM
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Posted By worldknown
What do you mean fasteners? And does it...

What do you mean fasteners?

And does it matter what walls of the hardibacker I put up first?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2018, 02:48 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Okay and should I put the Lath and concrete the...

Okay and should I put the Lath and concrete the curb before I hardibacker the walls? I currently have the preslope with the pan liner installed. The pan liner is also over the 2x4 curbs I built
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2018, 11:34 AM
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Posted By worldknown
Thank you CX. So on one side of that curb where I...

Thank you CX. So on one side of that curb where I already cut the hardibacker the hardibacker doesn’t extend past the curb. The other side I’m about to cut I will make sure extends past the curb. On...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2018, 09:55 AM
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Posted By worldknown
When doing the hardibacker. Should the...

When doing the hardibacker. Should the hardibacker stop at the curb or extend past the curb an inch or two on the outside of the shower?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2018, 01:45 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Lou Ma do you have a video of this? Every video...

Lou Ma do you have a video of this? Every video Iíve seen on YouTube has the installer using hardibacker on both sides of the curb
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2018, 01:18 PM
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Posted By worldknown
When attaching hardibacker to the curb on the...

When attaching hardibacker to the curb on the inside of the shower how do you attach the cement board? If I screw it in I will pierce through the shower pan liner into the 2x4
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 11:00 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Thanks Davy. So the corners were easy when...

Thanks Davy. So the corners were easy when completing the fold for the pan liner but the struggle was getting it to lay flat and even when bending the liner around a curb. Do you recommend I redo...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 09:02 PM
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Posted By worldknown
There are 2x6's behind that liner you just cant...

There are 2x6's behind that liner you just cant see it. what do you mean by dam corner? i think its pretty waterproof..no?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 08:58 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Thanks guys. Is durock easier to cut than...

Thanks guys. Is durock easier to cut than hardibacker?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 08:31 PM
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Posted By worldknown
This is where Iím at right now

This is where Iím at right now
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 08:11 PM
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Posted By worldknown
in a shower. I tried to use a diamond blade on my...

in a shower. I tried to use a diamond blade on my angle grinder but it looked like it was struggling to cut through the 1/2 inch stuff. should i get durock instead?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 07:54 PM
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Posted By worldknown
keep breaking hardibacker - impossible to cut in and around

Hey guys, any tips here? I'm struggling big time with hardibacker. I've broken like 3 boards trying to cut noches and holes and its driving me angry as heck. How do you guys cut this stuff?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2018, 11:21 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Do you buy a ready bagged one or mix it yourself?...

Do you buy a ready bagged one or mix it yourself? What would be a good ready to purchase bagged one?

By the way hereís how my shower looks today after following Davyís instructions and grinding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2018, 10:17 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Davy, can i use Quickrete Deck Mud? They say on...

Davy, can i use Quickrete Deck Mud? They say on their feedback that their deck mud isnt to be used as a slope though - thats what confusing me. You guys say use deck mud but they say use a sandmix.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2018, 01:41 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Best ready to buy deck mud mix?

Mapei sells a 4-1, quickcrete sells their Deck Mid mix, but they say this mix isnít appropriate for shower pans.

What ready to use shower pan deck mud do you guys use? I use Mapei 4-1 but it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 09:53 PM
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Posted By worldknown
thank you Davy

thank you Davy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 08:27 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Thanks Davy, What if my top coat turns out...

Thanks Davy,
What if my top coat turns out similar to how this coat turned out? Should i be using a different mix than the mapei 4 to 1?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 07:11 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Yeah I did multiple passes with a steel trowel. I...

Yeah I did multiple passes with a steel trowel. I donít want to do the preslope again cuz that was my 3rd time. Do I thinset over this to smooth it out or should I just use a concrete rub?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By worldknown
Thanks Davy. Any idea why I canít get it look...

Thanks Davy. Any idea why I canít get it look smooth how everyone elseís pictures look? Is it cuz that Mapei mix isnít good? Instead of sanding it down should I thinset over it?
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