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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By cx
Not your problem, Dave. There must be blocking...

Not your problem, Dave. There must be blocking for the edges of your subfloor.

Here is a good article from our Liberry ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By cx
The quartz, or whatever you put on that seat, is...

The quartz, or whatever you put on that seat, is strictly a decorative covering, Larry. It has nothing at all to do with the waterproofing of the shower.

I suppose a fella could install that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 39
Posted By cx
Welcome, Dave. :) Yes, there should be solid...

Welcome, Dave. :)

Yes, there should be solid blocking around the entire perimeter of your new plywood subfloor. There is no danger to the walls, but your other concerns are valid.

My opinion;...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,597
Posted By cx
How long those ledgers been in place, Phil, and...

How long those ledgers been in place, Phil, and how old was the RedGard before you installed them?

My concern is that the ledgers, if they were fastened pretty tightly to the wall, might now be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By cx
Larry, you absolutely must put the Wedi panel on...

Larry, you absolutely must put the Wedi panel on that seat and complete the waterproofing of all the seams and fasteners. That is one of the most critical areas of any shower and one of the first...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By cx
Dan, have you ever done even a rudimentary...

Dan, have you ever done even a rudimentary moisture vapor emissions rate test (MVER) on that basement floor? Such as taping down 2x2-foot squares of six mil polyethylene sheeting for a few days?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By cx
Oh, c'mon, Davy, gravity alla time pulls in the...

Oh, c'mon, Davy, gravity alla time pulls in the same direction. 'Least on this planet. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 35
Posted By cx
Welcome, Cody. :) We'd need to know a lot...

Welcome, Cody. :)

We'd need to know a lot more about your step.

This would be a wood framed step? A concrete step? An interior step? An exterior step?

The vertical surface of which you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By cx
Rome wasn't built in a day, Art. :) 1. The...

Rome wasn't built in a day, Art. :)

1. The CBU would be a good option. There are also sheet membranes for crack isolation that would also serve your purpose.

2. Their Tip 14 is saying you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By cx
Not sure I understand, Larry. You're talking...

Not sure I understand, Larry. You're talking about the wood (I think) top we see there where all the tools are piled?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ross. :) You've evaluated your...

Welcome, Ross. :)

You've evaluated your floor structure and found that the joist system meets the required L/720 design deflection required for a natural stone tile? If your floor structure was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By cx
Curbless shower starting at the joist tops if you...

Curbless shower starting at the joist tops if you have a nominal 3/4" subfloor around the shower would allow you a little less than a maximum of 3 feet from the linear drain to the entry door in your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By cx
Welcome, Theo. :) First, I would never do...

Welcome, Theo. :)

First, I would never do such a "pan replacement" as you plan unless I expected it to be temporary while waiting for a better time to replace the shower. It's done, and I've done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Rob. :) This is intended to be...

Welcome back, Rob. :)

This is intended to be a doorless shower as well as curbless?

While there are some shower receptors designed to be used over open joists, I doubt you'll find one in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,538
Posted By cx
If you don't have a rub-brick, Mark, you probably...

If you don't have a rub-brick, Mark, you probably aughta get you one to use on that surface after you've keyed-in some mortar or similar. Likely need to knock down some ridges or/and bumps before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 639
Posted By cx
Well, the Japanese did have their empire,...

Well, the Japanese did have their empire, Christopher, just not the one from which we got our Imperial measuring system, eh? And the British folks from whom we got it had the good sense to switch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By cx
Wisdom? Well, I could recommend you not try to...

Wisdom? Well, I could recommend you not try to do that, but if you've already installed penny tiles on a vertical surface successfully, my only response is you're a better man than I am, Gunga Din....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By cx
Robbie, I'd recommend against the MR Board...

Robbie, I'd recommend against the MR Board ("green board") if you plan to use Kerdi membrane. Use the plain ol' white drywall. Some of the MR boards have a bit of a coating on the surface that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:29 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,538
Posted By cx
It's not uncommon for folks to key-in a thin...

It's not uncommon for folks to key-in a thin layer of thinset mortar to the surface of their sloped mud shower floor to alleviate that sandy surface problem, Mark. I've found that sometimes if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By cx
Thanks, Dan. That's the kind of information that...

Thanks, Dan. That's the kind of information that I find really helpful for our visitors.

Although I don't know just how a fella would grout one of those "pebble" floors without any dips. And...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 639
Posted By cx
Mmmm, I do believe that would more likely be an...

Mmmm, I do believe that would more likely be an Imperial calibrated tape, Christopher. Although, I suppose, any sort of measuring tape would be concerned with empirical results, eh? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 639
Posted By cx
Or a yard? Which is three feet, of course. And...

Or a yard? Which is three feet, of course. And what's a foot? (no, no, silly, not that kinda foot) Twelve inches, of course. C'mon, Jim, what could be more intuitive? :D

I got no metric...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 639
Posted By cx
Having just measured a piece of of Rondec, I can...

Having just measured a piece of of Rondec, I can say the nominal measurement for Rondec is from the top of the bonding flange to the top of the profile. Were you to place a tile actually measuring...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,538
Posted By cx
Mark, when you flood test your shower receptor,...

Mark, when you flood test your shower receptor, which way is the sheet-type waterproofing there gonna be "shingled?" We're making this vessel waterproof, not rain-tight, not moisture resistant,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ryan. :) 'Bout the only practical...

Welcome, Ryan. :)

'Bout the only practical way to handle that would be to remove the wallboard, fur out the studs, and replace the wallboard such that it hangs over the tiling flange on the drain...
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