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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By rzep
Thanks John. Bob

Thanks John.

Bob
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By rzep
floor level issue under per-fab

Ok. I realize that most of you guys here are in mud beds
etc. I like my pre-fab which I am replacing (after 10+ years)
of service with larger one. Problem I am having is that floor
is off by 1/8...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By rzep
thanks Brian. I looked at the hardi website and...

thanks Brian. I looked at the hardi website and somehow missed it. I leave
the way it is.

This leads me to two more questions:

1. the website states to leave 1/8 gap between the boards and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By rzep
HardiBacker orientation

The guy working on my bathroom installed 1/2 inch hardibacker
on the shower walls. Tonite reading the sticker from the hardibacker,
it states "install this side down" which I think applies to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2004, 10:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Davy, I understand it now. Since the studs...

Davy,

I understand it now. Since the studs are notched and I also shimmed in few places, the mud behind CBU at the bottom sound like really good idea.

I'm glad I asked.


thanks

Robert
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2004, 09:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Davy I am still banging my head against the...

Davy

I am still banging my head against the wall :bang: . Are you saying to push some mud between CBU and the liner/vapor barrier ? How thick ?

Thanks for all the tips, including smilies. :bow:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2004, 08:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
John, I wish I could blame everything on the...

John,

I wish I could blame everything on the pixs. The "bird view" pixs are little deceiving. My wall height is little over 87 inches, ceiling to the liner. With two horizontal CBUs hanged this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2004, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
And another view ...

And another view ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2004, 07:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Here are couple pixs. I will do mortar bed...

Here are couple pixs. I will do mortar bed tomorrow, so if you guys seeing something really wrong, this is the time to scream
at me.

For few reasons I have little unorthodox approach and have CBU...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2004, 09:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Davy, Thanks. I just learned something new. ...

Davy,

Thanks. I just learned something new.

Robert
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2004, 11:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Davy, Interesting .... are you saying that ...

Davy,

Interesting .... are you saying that people tile from the bottom to the top ... ? I am going to tile the entire wall(s) height (to the celing) and therfore I would think that it would be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2004, 10:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
John Do you recommend tiling walls before...

John

Do you recommend tiling walls before doing mortar bed ?

Does it matter ? I don't think it does as there is only so much adjustment one can do on the mortar bed thickness to compensate for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2004, 06:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Thanks John. I meant LOWER flange in my previous...

Thanks John. I meant LOWER flange in my previous posting. Sometimes you mean one thing and when you type something else comes out.

I am too busy with other staff. Too many things going on ....
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2004, 12:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Gentlemen I will be adding PVC liner and...

Gentlemen

I will be adding PVC liner and mortar bed thru the weekend. Few more insecurities ....

1. What else is the X15 "liner adhesive" used for ? I know that it is used for dam corners....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2004, 10:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
John, others ... I should have asked that...

John, others ...

I should have asked that question before ...it is not too late yet..

Most of my wall frame elements have stud spaced at ~ 10-12 inches which is pretty close to recommended...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2004, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,585
Posted By rzep
Adrian, I have never done mudding the walls...

Adrian,

I have never done mudding the walls but I bet requires both - more time and more skill comparing to hardi becker.

I would rather learn thru trial and error how to mudd the wall when...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
John, In couple places I have shower walls...

John,

In couple places I have shower walls which meet in non 90 degree angles. See pics few postings before. I did the best cut I could (hardi becker) but I have created couple gaps, under 1/4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,585
Posted By rzep
Adrian I am not pro in this area so you...

Adrian


I am not pro in this area so you want to take my advise with caution. Yet, workin on 3X5 shower now I know how painful shimming is. Personally, if most of frame was not plummed and out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2004, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,585
Posted By rzep
Adrian I am also hanging 1/2 hardi on the...

Adrian

I am also hanging 1/2 hardi on the walls and I don't have the problem you are seeing. I am using 1 5/8 hardi screws (green)without pre-drilling. I had one stud which was little off w/r to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Is there a standard witdth for a door opening in...

Is there a standard witdth for a door opening in the shower ?

I am about to frame wall which will dictate the size of the door.
The door widths I have in mind are 20,22 and 24 inches.

Since...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Question John thanks for prompt replies. After busy...

John thanks for prompt replies.

After busy weekend I finally got more detailed look at my pre-slope. Not sure how I screwed it up - in 2-3 places around parameter, the top layer of pre-slope...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2004, 07:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Not on the first pic that the wall at the...

Not on the first pic that the wall at the forefront still needs to be contructed. I delayed to have easier access for the pre-slope as well this will allow me to get insulation and cement board...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2004, 07:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Wink And here is the level pic to prove that indeed...

And here is the level pic to prove that indeed this has the slope !
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2004, 07:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By rzep
Here is my FIRST pre-slope ? It is hard as a rock...

Here is my FIRST pre-slope ? It is hard as a rock but I think it is still drying .. Is this going to eventally turn grey ?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2004, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By rzep
thanks for the responses. Should keep me busy...

thanks for the responses. Should keep me busy tomorrow.

Sometime later the coming week I will start pre-slope, so
likely I have more questions.
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