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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
I would place the sleepers in the direction of...

I would place the sleepers in the direction of the water flow to avoid pooling. The deck boards would be the other direction.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
I would allow it to float on top without...

I would allow it to float on top without fastening except along the edge boards to the side walls. Once installed, it won't go anywhere due to weight.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
I am considering some of these tongue and groove...

I am considering some of these tongue and groove options over sleepers that add a little more slope. These might be the best overall option.

https://www.aeratis.com/porch-flooring/

Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
There are finished porches under these decks ...

There are finished porches under these decks

It was my initial thought to have the EPDM as a final layer, or a wood floor possibly over it in the future (using sleepers). This was completed about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
Are there any suggestions for a non-ceramic tile...

Are there any suggestions for a non-ceramic tile option that wouldn't look like poop?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
Drip edge, it is kind of hard to see, but it is...

Drip edge, it is kind of hard to see, but it is there. Basically a 2x4 ripped at an angle to have a point and allow the fascia (PVC) and flashing up under it.

I am in Atlanta if that matters for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
See attached pictures of the 2 porches The...

See attached pictures of the 2 porches

The top 2 are under a covered area, the other 2 are an open porch.

There is a drip edge covered with epdm on the edges that has a flashing under them to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
We have about 1.5-2" we can go up at the house...

We have about 1.5-2" we can go up at the house side. I would prefer to be less as there are columns/posts built into the floor and will need to work around their bases. I will get pictures of both...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By paarlberg
tile over epdm

We built a house a few years ago and had epdm on several porches. Now my wife wants to put tile on said porches. There is about 1/4" (or very close) slope on the porches. They do not leak at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
I ended up hiring it out to a local contractor....

I ended up hiring it out to a local contractor. It came down to whether or not I had time to do it or not. We just installed 5500 sq ft of wide plank flooring and about 3000 sq ft of that required...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
I was thinking the same.. There is a shared bath...

I was thinking the same.. There is a shared bath for 2 guest rooms upstairs. I was thinking that it would not be used much if any, so a good place to start. I have 2 other baths for the kids that I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
I am still torn on whether or not to hire out the...

I am still torn on whether or not to hire out the job. I think I could handle the project, waterproofing is my largest concern.

The house we are building is designed to look like an 1890-1910...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
I think I could prolly handle it, but prolly...

I think I could prolly handle it, but prolly won't be good enough if I have a leak from the second floor.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-07-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By paarlberg
Looking for contractor in NE Atlanta (Duluth 30096)

I had thought about doing my showers, but I don't trust myself enough for a wet area. See link below for more info. You can PM me for additional info or to schedule a time to quote the job.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
Maybe a sign around my neck next to the GWCC that...

Maybe a sign around my neck next to the GWCC that says.. "free beer for tiling job" :loaded:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
Maybe I should bribe some of the guys coming for...

Maybe I should bribe some of the guys coming for Coverings 2013 in Atlanta to do a quick job while they are here :crazy:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
I have some left over material that was used for...

I have some left over material that was used for a flat roof. Here is a link to what it is. It appears to be better than the typical pan liner you can get from the big box stores.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
I am in NE Atlanta. Would you recommend...

I am in NE Atlanta.

Would you recommend using the Kerdi membrane? From what I have seen/read, it looks like a good option for a waterproofing membrane.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
Here is a picture of the master shower...

Here is a picture of the master shower pre-sheetrock. 3 sides have full walls and 1 side has a half wall with an opening in the middle.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By paarlberg
My first tiling project - am I nuts?

Been reading over a lot of the good info here for a while to see if I want to tackle doing 4 showers in my new house. A little background on my project. It was a small remodel that turned into a tear...
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