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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Dchesky
Based on what I’ve learned about kerdi membrane,...

Based on what I’ve learned about kerdi membrane, it cannot be directly applied to wood. It has to be either gypsum, cement board or some other suitable substrate. That is the problem. So...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Thanks for the reply. That inside corner is not...

Thanks for the reply. That inside corner is not within the shower area. The shower ends about 30” from that corner. Guess I could’ve just used regular drywall there but had the extra material so went...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Another Transition from kerdi to drywall post

Hi everyone, I’ve searched through the forum and read countless posts on the topic and am still unclear on the best way to address the seams between the kerdi board and drywall at the ceiling. I’ve...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Thanks much for the reply and info. Spoke with a...

Thanks much for the reply and info. Spoke with a rep from schluter to get clarification of the info on page 39 and their concern is with small format pebble type tile. The tile I’m using is a 1” x 3”...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Shower base leveling - Kerdi shower base

Curious though why the same issue they’re calling out, which appears to be related to the glue used on the backing material, wouldn’t apply to a mud bed as well. How does the underlayment affect...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
CX, check out page 39 of the Schluter shower...

CX, check out page 39 of the Schluter shower systems handbook


https://sccpublic.s3-external-1.amazonaws.com/sys-master/images/h61/hbe/8973947306014/Shower%20System%20Installation%20Handbook.pdf...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Ok, so if I do go ahead and make my own floor...

Ok, so if I do go ahead and make my own floor from deck mud, can I still use the kerdi drain and kerdi board on the walls? No issue with combining the two methods? Use kerdi band at the junction...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Another question... for the kerdi tray, is there...

Another question... for the kerdi tray, is there an issue with using mosaic tiles with the tray? Am I reading the kerdi manual correctly that schluter recommends using a mud pan with mosaic floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
No room to sister the joists. Lots of electrical...

No room to sister the joists. Lots of electrical in the way.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Thanks for the reply, Slope is 5/8” over 42” ...

Thanks for the reply,
Slope is 5/8” over 42”
Using two layers cause that’s what what I took out and I like the strength two layers of 3/4” provides. The other two bathrooms I’ve done in this house...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Dchesky
Shower base leveling - Kerdi shower base

Hi all, I’m in the middle of my master bath Reno using schluter. Installing the subfloor. Floor is not level so I need to level the area where the shower pan is going. I can’t decide what the best...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dchesky
Thanks for the explanation. The joints are mostly...

Thanks for the explanation. The joints are mostly 1/16". Some are a bit wider bit no more than an 1/8" anywhere which is why I went with unsanded. I'm going to try 50/50 solution of vinegar and water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dchesky
Just curious for the admin/moderator. My last...

Just curious for the admin/moderator. My last post was entirely a new topic and has nothing to do with the thread this last post was moved to even though it's the same project. I don't see getting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dchesky
Another excess grout thread

Hi everyone,
DIY'er here. Just finished grouting the new kitchen floor last night and after about 2 to 3 hours went back over to clean the face of the tiles and there is some grout residue that is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dchesky
Thanks for the info guys. I will definitely be...

Thanks for the info guys. I will definitely be putting the ply back in then and switching to ceramic. Ceramic was installed for many decades with no cracks, so I'll go back with the same. Finished...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dchesky
Granite in my Kitchen

Hi all,
Hopefully someone can offer some guidance. Just finished the demo on our kitchen and was planning to install 1/2" granite 18" x 18". My framing is 2x8's, 16" oc, and the span is about 12'....
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