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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By qwertyjjj
What is the reason you can't put heat cable...

What is the reason you can't put heat cable against a wall or close to it? The manufacturer says 3" but surely a wall is not going to heat up excessively.
Secondly, I'm heating a bench/seat in a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By qwertyjjj
Ok, and lastly where the tile meets the drywall,...

Ok, and lastly where the tile meets the drywall, how do I finish the cut there? I could cut into the drywall by 2" but not ideal. Suppose I should cut a bit out first to see exactly what's behind
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By qwertyjjj
If I rip up a few tiles whole, is there anyway to...

If I rip up a few tiles whole, is there anyway to re-use then and take the thinset off the bottom of the tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By qwertyjjj
Tile https://imgur.com/a/h61wJlW

Tile https://imgur.com/a/h61wJlW
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By qwertyjjj
How to cut installed tile on floor

This is tile in an entrance way.
Unfortunately, the tiler did something weird whilst we were not watching and the tile is not lined up with the wall next to it. He instead took some sort of odd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
Is it worth a try for the ceiling? There's not...

Is it worth a try for the ceiling?
There's not an easy way to solidify the stairs now.
Most of the stair load is obviously on either side of the steps where the diagonal support is.
I figured if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
Can you decouple stairs from tile?

One of our showers is under stairs.
We're worried about the vibration eventually cracking the ceiling tiles. Could ditra decoupling help?
I can't find any information about installing it on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
What is the shape of Schluter base?

Is the shower tray a linear slope from each side or is it curved?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
It's because there's a wall that runs off at 90...

It's because there's a wall that runs off at 90 degrees from there that will only have one column of the tiles cut in half next to the curb and you'll see it there unfortunately.
Any techniques in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
They are 4x6" tiles for the wall. 3/8 is a big...

They are 4x6" tiles for the wall.
3/8 is a big difference to deal with I guess.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
Yes, but not the waterproofing. I did that. ...

Yes, but not the waterproofing. I did that.
Regardless though, the wall is not straight so I'm wondering how to adjust given that I can't adjust the boron since the base is tiled.
Seems like my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
All different contractors. The tiler did the...

All different contractors.
The tiler did the base tile long after the structure/wall contractor did walls
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
It's all waterproofed already and all the board...

It's all waterproofed already and all the board in place.
They tiled the floor and grouted and thinset the drain.
The problem I have is that the one wall leans inward.
So, I need to add 3/8" at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
What do you mud it with? Anyway to diy with say...

What do you mud it with?
Anyway to diy with say float strips?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
A week already

A week already
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
How to level wall

We had a contractor install some Kerdi board but it seems on one wall, it's not perfectly vertical. I think the studs were the old ones and must be a bit bowed (100 years old). The problem is the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
Move kerdi grate?

The tile we had installed on the shower base is not looking good and we're thinking of installing another on top. Is there a way to remove the grate and reinstall or does it have to be ripped out and...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-13-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By qwertyjjj
Mortar for under water heater

I'm finding self leveling concrete a bit expensive and I have 2 bags of mortar mix lieing around.
I need to add a 3/4" layer of cement/mortar for a water heater in a closet - just 4' x 2.5'
How...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-05-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By qwertyjjj
2 heating cables, separate shower

You often see manufacturers suggest one heating cable for the room and a separate one for the shower in case the shower one fails.
Is the cable really so fragile that you can't just use one long...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
How far below the surface can the drain be? I...

How far below the surface can the drain be?
I installed it and used a layer of ditra heat underneath so it would be at the correct height. However, it seems much lower than if there was no ditra...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
How far below the surface can the drain be? I...

How far below the surface can the drain be?
I installed it and used a layer of ditra heat underneath so it would be at the correct height. However, it seems much lower than if there was no ditra...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
Yes. OSB underneath, then ceramic to to the...

Yes. OSB underneath, then ceramic to to the tray/membrane
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,203
Posted By qwertyjjj
Modified unmodified

I'm installing a shower base and have modified thinset spare. Does it really make any difference? Schluter recommend unmodified but our tiler has used modified on all Schluter board and membrane so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By qwertyjjj
Yes, nail down. Sorry missed that :)

Yes, nail down. Sorry missed that :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By qwertyjjj
If it's a 1/4" then I don't have much choice...

If it's a 1/4" then I don't have much choice apart from planipatch or to raise the whole floor with plywood.
It might be easier to rip up the plywood for the tile and put membrane but I glued it so...
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