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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2013, 04:45 PM
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Posted By mibagent_x
Here are some wider pics.

Here are some wider pics.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By mibagent_x
The joist is solid one piece. That particular...

The joist is solid one piece. That particular joist is part of a cold air return. They took flashing and turned the space between 2 joists into a branch of the cold return. I think the color change...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By mibagent_x
Nobody gonna take a stab at what size beam I need...

Nobody gonna take a stab at what size beam I need to use? 4x4, 6x6, 2 spiked 2x10s something else? Or am I missing some important info?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By mibagent_x
Ok here are pics of the joists and a layout...

Ok here are pics of the joists and a layout sketch. No grief on the sketch I am no graphic designer. And it is not to scale. :lol2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By mibagent_x
The boards look similar but will put up some pics...

The boards look similar but will put up some pics tonight. This side of the house the span is shorter. There is a cold air return that's framed in and supported. And the other side was a estimate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By mibagent_x
Tim's kitchen reno

I am finally doing a reno on my kitchen, long over due. The space is 18x12 L shaped. I have 2x8 unknown grade joists, I believe CX has IDed as yellow pine once before. 16in on center and about 12ft...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By mibagent_x
Permastone kitchen

I am in the planning stages, or dreaming stages, of a kitchen facelift. I would love ceramic however there are a few things in the way. Floor temp, I put ceramic in the bath and the wife hates that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
Got my mud deck completed last night. How long...

Got my mud deck completed last night. How long does the deck need to cure before setting tile? And what thinset should I use? Just plain good unmodified thinset? And and special prep before setting?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
Thats sounds do-able. Now Under the mud deck on...

Thats sounds do-able. Now Under the mud deck on the framing side is 3/4 ply good enough or do I need more?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
I have been thinking. Could I chisel the existing...

I have been thinking. Could I chisel the existing mortar/concrete down far enough to span the new 3/4 ply from the framing to hearth and use thinset to glue the ply down then Ditra. Eliminating the 2...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
Is there a way to not have an expansion joint?...

Is there a way to not have an expansion joint? Make the sub thicker maybe? There was old tile there before that showed no sight of failure, I know yet. Just sayn'
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
OK, slight change of plan. The wife decided she...

OK, slight change of plan. The wife decided she liked some tile instead. So I got some 17x17 tile at a local tile shop. I have 3/4 plank sub with 1/4 MDF. The 3/4 hardwood is going directly on top of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
Ok I want to make sure I don't screw this up. I...

Ok I want to make sure I don't screw this up. I attached an image that I hope helps explains what I got. Everything in red is 2x8 lumber, blue is what I want and coincidentally what is currently...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
Ok crawled under the house and this is what I...

Ok crawled under the house and this is what I found. The notched 2x8 with the mortar I think is where the old hearth was. Before the bought the house years ago there was a ting hearth maybe 2 deep....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,274
Posted By mibagent_x
Natural stone hearth

I am getting ready to install hardwood in my living room and have a fireplace than needs some TLC before the wood goes in. The current hearth is 12x12 ceramic. I want to replace with a single slab of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
So for the stairs something like in the images?...

So for the stairs something like in the images? Miter the metal where the tread and riser meet. I think I could manage that. how would I go about setting spacing on that, butt everything to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By mibagent_x
I am part way thru doing a sunroom with tile. And...

I am part way thru doing a sunroom with tile. And going to be moving in a pool table. I chose tile instead of carpet because I didn't want the table to settle into carpet/pad. Something to think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
Well, all is going well I got about 90% of the...

Well, all is going well I got about 90% of the floor laid. Just the outside cut pieces are left now and the steps. I now how a few more questions.

1. At the threshold to an exterior door I left...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
Decided to tile the steps. I cut out the extra...

Decided to tile the steps. I cut out the extra wood and screwed in some 1/2 Hardibacker with the backer on screws. But only enoght to hold it up currently. What kind of spacing on the screws do I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
Sorry forgot I didn't mention the door here is a...

Sorry forgot I didn't mention the door here is a picture. I had a typo about the membrane I was going to use. It is HydraFlex by Tec. Part of the curing instructions says I need to use "a sutable...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
Doing some searching and it looks like I need...

Doing some searching and it looks like I need some sort of backer ovre the wood, even if it is a single piece. And after I put the membrane down I can lay however I wish. So here are my next...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
I am finally almost ready to tile. :tup2: I got a...

I am finally almost ready to tile. :tup2: I got a few more questions. For the seam crack whatever it in in the concrete I got a small tub of hdraflex and some mesh roll from a friend as a favor. He...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,178
Posted By mibagent_x
I am finishing up a similar situation only my...

I am finishing up a similar situation only my mess was from carpet and twice the size. http://johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=67581 Cup wheel made great progress. Is the glue still tacky? I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
Got the floor almost ready. Went ahead and took...

Got the floor almost ready. Went ahead and took the cup wheel to most of the floor. Now a new problem. The steps going into the room are nasty what would you do them. Was thinking hardwood but don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,471
Posted By mibagent_x
I was thinking about using SLC on the floor but...

I was thinking about using SLC on the floor but the floor remained pretty much in tact, the main area atleast. The smaller of the two slabs is rougher but pretty uniform. I did not plan on leveling...
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