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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:58 AM
Replies: 71
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Posted By PC7060
Yes to single layer of 3/4 ply when using...

Yes to single layer of 3/4 ply when using porcelain. Apply the Ditra heat over the plywood using a Versabond thinset. You can buy it at Home Depot for about $15 a bag, it a lightly modified thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 960
Posted By PC7060
IMO, 1/16 over 5 is perfectly fine! Certainly...

IMO, 1/16 over 5 is perfectly fine! Certainly less than the standard 1/4 per ft slope of the tray.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
Jane - to support the edge next to wall, simply...

Jane - to support the edge next to wall, simply glue and screw 2x4 to bottom of wall plate offset slightly so the 2x4 edge will support othe edge of the plywood. You can use one long section of 2x4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By PC7060
:lol1:

:lol1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
You will have to use PT for the portion against...

You will have to use PT for the portion against the masonry footing and there is no issue using 3-4 stacked flat if all you need is 4.5-6 to support the beam as you said in your earlier post. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
Hi Jane, I’d build up the support pylon...

Hi Jane,

I’d build up the support pylon using 6-8” long pressure treated 2x6 sections laid flat on tbe footinng.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By PC7060
Maybe not, the extra 1/2" of width makes for a...

Maybe not, the extra 1/2" of width makes for a stronger joist and will more that offset the 16" joist spacing. Double check all of your measurements and let's see what the next step should be. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By PC7060
Hi James, You are very close to the require...

Hi James,

You are very close to the require stiffness level. I’d go inspect the framing to determine the wood type. You’ll likely not find grade marks but try to inspect all of the material to...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-14-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By PC7060
I’m certainly no expert but I’d expect the oils...

I’m certainly no expert but I’d expect the oils reference a standard or specification. Sorta like thinset specs (but be sure not mix them up!)
:D :D :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By PC7060
Hi Patrick, :wave: Well Id say Mrs. Patrick...

Hi Patrick, :wave:

Well Id say Mrs. Patrick has the say in this decision. More bathroom are updated due to changing tastes and styles than failures.

At 25 years, youve had a good run. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By PC7060
Id treat that same as a turning a corner on a...

Id treat that same as a turning a corner on a wall and grout that joint.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By PC7060
Hi Jeff! :wave: The thinset over Luan isn’t...

Hi Jeff! :wave:

The thinset over Luan isn’t what folk are objecting too, it’s the luan itself.

It’s your choice, but I’d remove it given that the voids in the luan can cause failure of the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-07-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By PC7060
Nice website, Paul! Love the google review....

Nice website, Paul!

Love the google review. It really captures your quality work and attitude.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By PC7060
Your sistered joist will have save you, IMO,...

Your sistered joist will have save you, IMO, assuming you glued and screw it to the original joists.


Re the ignorant plumber, I’ve included a link to the notching and boring section of the IRC....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By PC7060
Kristen, Its possible the builder ran a...

Kristen,

Its possible the builder ran a double 2x12 the full width of garage parallel to the stair case. Use a stud finder on the ceiling below the closet determine if thats the case.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 664
Posted By PC7060
Plywood is fine; glued and screw as recommended...

Plywood is fine; glued and screw as recommended by CX. Use 1 5/8 grip rite screws with locktite PL adhesive.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By PC7060
And for the good bad and ugly, you can read my...

And for the good bad and ugly, you can read my master bath shower (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=1298902#post1298902) thread :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,425
Posted By PC7060
Nice work! I’d put that one in the family...

Nice work! I’d put that one in the family projects win column!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,000
Posted By PC7060
Profiles are typically metal and go around edge...

Profiles are typically metal and go around edge of tile to provide a clean finish with no grout or caulking.

Schluter makes a wide variety. I believe this is Schluter Jolly in buffed aluminum ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
Screw spacing CX provided is along the joists.

Screw spacing CX provided is along the joists.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
Nope, on side is fine. The ply will be screwed...

Nope, on side is fine. The ply will be screwed to the blocks and will be plenty strong.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
The ply in the picture is good. I’d avoid...

The ply in the picture is good.

I’d avoid the 1-1/8”. Expensive and stinkin’ heavy. Use combo of 3/4, 5/8 or 1/2” to get the thickness you want.

No need for washers unless the sisters joists...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
Hey Jane, Happy Friday! No blocking required...

Hey Jane, Happy Friday!

No blocking required under T&G joints between boards. Only unsupported edges.


Lay the 2x4 flat centers on the joists. Use a bead of PL3 and 3” Griprite (or similar)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
Afraid I don’t understand. You’ll need to make...

Afraid I don’t understand. You’ll need to make sure that there is blocking under all unsupported edges.

For example, you’ll see there is blocking around the edges of this bathroom for the new...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,351
Posted By PC7060
Ha! Ill defer shower construction questions to...

Ha! Ill defer shower construction questions to Kevin, CX or one of the other tile wizards. :yipee:
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