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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,078
Posted By cx
That's likely where CX got that word, Lou. :)

That's likely where CX got that word, Lou. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By cx
Welcome, Blue. :) Let us know if the link...

Welcome, Blue. :)

Let us know if the link added to your post is not correct.

Follow the shelf manufacturer's instructions. You'll not really be bonding much to the backing material anyway,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,078
Posted By cx
I can't see your "scuffed up" cut, Rigo, but it's...

I can't see your "scuffed up" cut, Rigo, but it's likely you can touch it up a bit with some wood stain and maybe a bit of polyurethane if needed. Doesn't sound like it's gonna be a big eyesore. If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By cx
Joe, if you cannot verify the type of reinforcing...

Joe, if you cannot verify the type of reinforcing in your concrete SOG by visual inspection of the exposed perimeter, the only reliable, non-invasive, way I know of determining the type of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By cx
Moving the drain location in SOG floors is not a...

Moving the drain location in SOG floors is not a terribly difficult procedure, Joe, and it results is a more more acceptable floor in my estimation.

If you do, in fact, have a post-tensioned slab,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By cx
Welcome, Joe. :) 1. Modified. But I would...

Welcome, Joe. :)

1. Modified. But I would recommend you not use the foam tray at all and instead use deck mud to create your own properly sloped shower floor to perfectly match your shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,571
Posted By cx
I would have wanted both the wall waterproofing...

I would have wanted both the wall waterproofing and tile to have covered those areas, Chrissy, but it's a bit late for that now. I can't think of a way to make it right at this point, but perhaps...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By cx
Welcome, James. :) I gotta agree with Peter...

Welcome, James. :)

I gotta agree with Peter on the additional nominal 1/2" plywood. I know Schluter allows single layer plywood or OSB over 19.2" joist centers with their Ditra, but I wouldn't be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By cx
Just a point of clarification here: You do not...

Just a point of clarification here: You do not want any metal lath in an unbonded mud bed. The requirement is for a welded wire mesh (several sizes will work) in the vertical center of a minimum 1...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Trask. Been a while. :)

Welcome back, Trask. Been a while. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By cx
This is the grout you used...

This is the grout you used (http://www.tecspecialty.com/products/grouts/premixed-grout/incolor.html#.W8YRNfn_qUk), Jason?

I can't tell much at all from your photo.

1. No. In fact, at one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 522
Posted By cx
Matt, if you don't add that geographic location...

Matt, if you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile it'll be lost again before we leave this page.

The structure is as important and if not up to required standards the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 522
Posted By cx
Welcome, Matt. :) Your description of the...

Welcome, Matt. :)

Your description of the structure of you deck doesn't really address some of the requirements for a ceramic or natural stone tile installation and, to my thinking, your concrete...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By cx
Ryan, We've combined your first three threads on...

Ryan, We've combined your first three threads on this project here so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic title...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-15-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,051
Posted By cx
Welcome, Paul. :) You a rep for these Kiesel...

Welcome, Paul. :)

You a rep for these Kiesel products?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-15-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By cx
After ten years the OP probably no longer cares,...

After ten years the OP probably no longer cares, Paul, but somebody else might. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,462
Posted By cx
Your Kerdi corners serve the purpose of dam...

Your Kerdi corners serve the purpose of dam corners used in a traditional mud/liner/mud shower receptor, Peter.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,175
Posted By cx
Gardner, it'll help if you'll keep all your...

Gardner, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By cx
XT, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

XT, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By cx
I can give you a positive answer to that. I'm...

I can give you a positive answer to that. I'm positive I don't know what the problem is. Sorry.

I can tell you we have seen instances where the mixing instructions on the package were clearly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By cx
The spiral mixing paddles with the thin, flat...

The spiral mixing paddles with the thin, flat blades have been shown to make some difference in the final outcome, Matt, but that would not account for your mix being too thick or not wet enough.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jon. :) Wish you hadn't used that...

Welcome, Jon. :)

Wish you hadn't used that Custom Blend, but if you got a good bond (that's the problem) you should be OK. Some Kerdi Fix around that edge, 'specially the part Robert asked about,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By cx
What Shawn said.

What Shawn said.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By cx
Ah, I see. That would be what Schluter calls...

Ah, I see. That would be what Schluter calls ALL-SET, then, rather than being all set to use it? :)

But I'm still confused about the deck mud question where he says the floors are already...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By cx
At 8mm you're not actually into the realm of Thin...

At 8mm you're not actually into the realm of Thin Porcelain Tile Panels, but you're not as thick as some floor tiles.

The opinion of the tile manufacturer is the one you should be relying upon. ...
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