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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 826
Posted By Elkski
Plywood is not compatible with kerdi. Kerdi...

Plywood is not compatible with kerdi.
Kerdi can go on plane jane drywall and that's what is mostly used. Just take time to get walls plumb and flat and blocking in all the corners. If your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,837
Posted By Elkski
I got in the furnace room yesterday... I think...

I got in the furnace room yesterday... I think the last place I can see my I joists. Mine measures 1.75" wide by just shy of 1.5" tall but I also noticed there maybe places where glue is at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By Elkski
very nice looking Dan.. pleasing colors. are...

very nice looking Dan.. pleasing colors. are those LED lights? is that a medicine cabinet? those sinks look big and very elegant. you have lots of room on counter for each person. I could go with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,883
Posted By Elkski
very nice looking.. that white caulk line really...

very nice looking.. that white caulk line really looks nice. that metal trim is a nice look. if the drain isn't leaking its ok by me.... I asked about the sink height because people are putting in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By Elkski
It was the Bosch bull dog SDS. I had some mean...

It was the Bosch bull dog SDS. I had some mean cement with some Rocks like 1".. I even drilled a hole outline... and normally once you get a hole through it goes fast but this didn't since it was so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By Elkski
Your cabinets have a small slot on the end? Is...

Your cabinets have a small slot on the end? Is that granite on the edge of the toilet wet wall popout? I think a legged cabinet will look good from the master bed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Elkski
So there is a slope on the joists? That would...

So there is a slope on the joists? That would help by 1". I didn't show anything about the door. My drawing is sideways but it is how flashing needs to look to protect that red corner. I was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Elkski
Here is my quick sketch of flashing for the red...

Here is my quick sketch of flashing for the red area.

It looks like you could cut off those outer 3 support joists and build in a slope. I think this is important because flat plywood is asking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Elkski
They do make some modern stretchy window flashing...

They do make some modern stretchy window flashing that may be good to use. Also some aluminum metal that stretches and conforms. Both are easily damaged.
https://youtu.be/FSY12oovX0U

Your deck...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Elkski
But the tyvex needs to go under the old tarpaper....

But the tyvex needs to go under the old tarpaper. But like history tells me the water gets behind tar paper or tyvex because of all the staples holding it up and all the stucco metal staples. In...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Elkski
ok I see you need to decide quickly. When I...

ok I see you need to decide quickly. When I researched my deck I did read that some people shimmed a slope on top of the joists using a tapered board. but your joists run the wrong way. You could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,864
Posted By Elkski
isn't wet wood a feast for termites? during a...

isn't wet wood a feast for termites? during a hard rain the bottom of the window an fill up and its supposed to drain out the weep holes on the outside.. not down through the tapcon holes. I wonder...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By Elkski
yes i was under gunned because i was chipping...

yes i was under gunned because i was chipping next to the footer and it was like 6" thick with lots of large gravel in it and 20 years old. But once I started it was easier to just finish rather...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Elkski
I have a similar deck. I sloped the I joists at...

I have a similar deck. I sloped the I joists at over 1/4" per foot.. its 14x 28.
I Put up the ledger board and had the stucco guys put a flashing on at the right height so I could slide my 3/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,837
Posted By Elkski
Thanks CX, that was my intent I've been using...

Thanks CX, that was my intent I've been using some sites that you just copy and it auto quotes even a portion of a previous post.
Would you want cross bracing at the walls? seems like it would be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By Elkski
How would this look for a makeup desk? It's for...

How would this look for a makeup desk? It's for sale locally 125$ I could repaint it but it may look ok on a nice tile floor. Then I would need a vanity that matches it contrasts.


Update...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By Elkski
I guess these freestanding vanities are popular...

I guess these freestanding vanities are popular but who cleans under them. And my walls are 60.25" apart and the sides of this lowes vanity is probably about 58" so you have this dark slot on each...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,837
Posted By Elkski
if your joist is going to be double sided blocked...

if your joist is going to be double sided blocked how do you screw the far side after you attach the first side?

SS3964 "I'm a little skeptical too, Charlie. One thing I can see right off the bat...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By Elkski
do you ever feel you are being priced out of the...

do you ever feel you are being priced out of the World?

http://www.urbanarchaeology.com/plumbing/plumbing/RainShowerWallMounted.html
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,837
Posted By Elkski
That kit looks like a good idea. I wonder what...

That kit looks like a good idea. I wonder what depth those joist hangers are? 3.5" + .75"? Maybe a little less so you can trim the 2x4's
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,883
Posted By Elkski
What kind of toilet is that? Clean looking job....

What kind of toilet is that? Clean looking job. I like the thin countertop. Is that 2 cm? How tall was the cabinet using those tall sinks?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,864
Posted By Elkski
You should spray the wall above the window with...

You should spray the wall above the window with the hose and have wife take video with lights to watch the dripping
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,864
Posted By Elkski
How do they fill the gap between square windows...

How do they fill the gap between square windows and the block? Stucco is like a porous stone. Was it painted with elasoimeric paint? That is what some people did to try to stop leaks. But it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By Elkski
I used a schluter linear drain in my steam shower...

I used a schluter linear drain in my steam shower and I would go circular if I did it again. Why, because cost. I think mine was near 58" size and I think it cost a good 850$ for the drain base and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,864
Posted By Elkski
What is the exterior made of? I think I see...

What is the exterior made of? I think I see stucco like expanded metal? My belief is all that wood around the window rotted by water coming in around the window. That window has got to go. I hate...
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