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Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,186
Posted By cx
Laz, looks like you're back to your long...

Laz, looks like you're back to your long copy-and-paste threads so I've combined the recent ones here on the thread we made for you here years ago. We can give it an updated title if you like.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jeff. :) A link to the tile would...

Welcome, Jeff. :)

A link to the tile would be helpful. You can't yet post links, but just paste the URL with an extra space in the www and a moderator will light it up for you.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By cx
Please verify the links I added to your post are...

Please verify the links I added to your post are correct, Kari. You may post your own links going forward (anti-spam measure the site has in place).

Do you know specifically what was used for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 73
Posted By cx
Understand. Can you get Mrs. Ron or Ron Jr. to...

Understand. Can you get Mrs. Ron or Ron Jr. to hold a vacuum hose behind the grinder as you make the cut?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,264
Posted By cx
James, I fear we're still not getting through. ...

James, I fear we're still not getting through. The required slope is a minimum of 1/4-inch vertical drop per horizontal foot to the far corner of the shower. Not a total drop of 3/8ths-inch from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 73
Posted By cx
Ron, I trust you're talking about a Fein...

Ron, I trust you're talking about a Fein oscillating tool, yes?

While it might work with the proper blade (don't know what blade that might be), but I think you'd need to bring a lunch. Davy's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,047
Posted By cx
I've not used the 547. In the same brand is...

I've not used the 547.

In the same brand is Henry's Feather Finish (549) (https://www.wwhenry.com/product/henry-549-featherfinish/), which I know would be good for your application. Download the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By cx
Welcome, Michael. :) I'm a little dense...

Welcome, Michael. :)

I'm a little dense today, so I can't figger out just what you intend based upon your description or your drawing. What is the significance of the yellow lines, for example,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,025
Posted By cx
You can use the Deflectometer for your joist...

You can use the Deflectometer for your joist structure, Larry, you just need to get a little creative. If you enter your joist information as 2x6 material on 24" centers you'll get the same...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By cx
Kat, you might type Ultracolor into the Advanced...

Kat, you might type Ultracolor into the Advanced Search feature and read some of the discussions about that product. I've not used it, but pay heed to the rapid setting claim. Apparently they're...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By cx
Why would you not use the same AquaDefense to...

Why would you not use the same AquaDefense to waterproof your niche?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,386
Posted By cx
Tile industry considers a mortar bed to be...

Tile industry considers a mortar bed to be "cured" for purpose of setting tile (or, presumably a membrane) over it after 20 hours, but they prefer more time if available.

While I can say for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By cx
For what purpose do you want to seal the grout in...

For what purpose do you want to seal the grout in your steam shower, Laura?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,823
Posted By cx
Depends upon the tile size, Greg, but for larger...

Depends upon the tile size, Greg, but for larger tiles I'll usually try to allow for about half an inch.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By cx
David, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

David, 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: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 82,346
Posted By cx
Understand, Shawn. I've got one roll left and I...

Understand, Shawn. I've got one roll left and I don't do showers any more, but a fella never knows when he might get an offer he can't refuse, eh? :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-03-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 82,346
Posted By cx
Spoke with the owner of the USG Durock Shower...

Spoke with the owner of the USG Durock Shower System and he indicated that he does indeed have a patent on the drain for that system. Agreed that the one Shawn discovered is sufficiently different...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By cx
Jeff, if you'll use the Advanced Search feature...

Jeff, if you'll use the Advanced Search feature and enter marble shower you'll find a good bit of discussion of many such problems with marble installations, especially in wet areas. You'll likely...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-03-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By cx
Welcome, Kari. :) Some specifics, please. ...

Welcome, Kari. :)

Some specifics, please. Links would be good. You can't post them, but just post the URL with and extra space in the www and a moderator will light it up.

1. What is the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,255
Posted By cx
Will, I don't know if your available overlap is...

Will, I don't know if your available overlap is enough or not. I don't like liquid-applied membranes for shower receptors at all and I'm sure that bias is spilling over here. In a perfect world you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,823
Posted By cx
2. If you didn't slope the bench, slope the mud....

2. If you didn't slope the bench, slope the mud.

4. You can use any of those things you prefer. I use rips of plywood because I always have some in the shop and it's easy for me to make the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,053
Posted By cx
Didn't know you were planning to tile over it,...

Didn't know you were planning to tile over it, Matt. While you could probably get away with tiling over the 3/4" plywood (I had recommended 3/8ths" rather than 3/4"), it's not a recommended wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,255
Posted By cx
Not sure I see what good removing the floor and...

Not sure I see what good removing the floor and lowering it a bit will do, Will. You'd still have the problem of not being able to properly tie the new waterproofing to the old wall waterproofing. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 576
Posted By cx
Gene, you can start a thread in the...

Gene, you can start a thread in the Professionals' Hangout with your location and need for a pro. Put a link to this thread in the body for any discussion. You should also add a geographic location...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By cx
What Goldstein said, 'cept I don't know that that...

What Goldstein said, 'cept I don't know that that wedge casing has enough thickness at the outside edge to make that work and still look the same.
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