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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 349
Posted By jadnashua
Turn the box to the closet side and just put a...

Turn the box to the closet side and just put a blank cover on it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By jadnashua
If you decide to use something like screw jacks...

If you decide to use something like screw jacks on poles, you might try doing this over several days, raising it a little bit more each day to get it where you want. Wood lignin acts sort of like a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By jadnashua
As said, the plastic or roofing felt is there to...

As said, the plastic or roofing felt is there to help prevent the subfloor from sucking too much moisture out of the dry pack before it can cure properly...it doesn't take anything fancy. Pretty...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By jadnashua
Even on a connected sheet, the 1x1" tile won't...

Even on a connected sheet, the 1x1" tile won't work well over Ditra...the goal is to have each tile supported by enough thinset towers so a point load won't cause it to tip into one of the plastic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 556
Posted By jadnashua
Removing a tile from KerdiBoard will likely tear...

Removing a tile from KerdiBoard will likely tear the outside covering off. Now, the board is waterproof without that, so it wouldn't be as catastrophic as pulling the fleece off of the membrane...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By jadnashua
The industry standard for a long tile like you...

The industry standard for a long tile like you have is not to use a 50% offset, more like a third. What you have, when the tile is bowed, is the high point of the tile in the middle sitting over the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By jadnashua
As I understand it, none of those options would...

As I understand it, none of those options would meet industry standards.

With the planks, if you want them to remain, you need at least 1/2" plywood installed on top of it.

None of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 556
Posted By jadnashua
The foam used in KerdiBoard is a denser version...

The foam used in KerdiBoard is a denser version of the foam coffee cup you may use...it's waterproof on its own. The coverings make the board stiffer and help improve the vapor transmission, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 556
Posted By jadnashua
That's what happens when you skim messages... ...

That's what happens when you skim messages...

Yeah, Doesn't matter which way Kerdi is run, and you don't need to do it via shingling, but it doesn't hurt...the seam will be waterproof if it's done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 556
Posted By jadnashua
Drywall is definitely stronger along the long...

Drywall is definitely stronger along the long side, as is plywood. Take a sheet of paper or newsprint and try to tear it. Then, try turning 90-degrees and tear it again...they align the fibers...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By jadnashua
It depends somewhat on how big the tiled surface...

It depends somewhat on how big the tiled surface is and what the temperature variations are. The thermal expansion rates are a relative known, but the bigger the temperature variation is, the bigger...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By jadnashua
Another alternative would be to cut the CI pipe...

Another alternative would be to cut the CI pipe off some, then use a no-hub connector to attach a short ABS riser to it, and then glue your new drain onto it. Whether that's an option would depend...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By jadnashua
With glass and translucent tile, you want a white...

With glass and translucent tile, you want a white thinset and full coverage. If you don't compress all of the trowel ridges, they can show through the tile somewhat in some lighting circumstances,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By jadnashua
There's one possibility that may work for you...

There's one possibility that may work for you without tearing things out completely.

Is the end of that cast iron a hub?

Fernco, and probably some others, make rubber donuts that are designed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By jadnashua
Some tile has some built in stresses, so when...

Some tile has some built in stresses, so when cutting it, it can be a problem. Keep that in mind as the tiles are expensive, so you don't really want to trash one in the process. This time of year,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By jadnashua
You'll need some glazier suction cup handles, and...

You'll need some glazier suction cup handles, and as mentioned, cutting can be an issue.

They may have changed the recommendations since I was first introduced to large tile, but at the time, they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 556
Posted By jadnashua
You want the walls flat, so the tapered long edge...

You want the walls flat, so the tapered long edge on the drywall can allow you to get an indentation unless you're careful, and what you use to embed the Kerdi across that joint is not long enough,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By jadnashua
As the cement in the thinset continues to cure,...

As the cement in the thinset continues to cure, it's possible that that tightened up the joints. The majority of that happens in the first few days. After a week, it slows down considerably, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By jadnashua
Over a wooden subfloor, extra thickness of the...

Over a wooden subfloor, extra thickness of the mud bed under the drain is not a problem. While many people make that moderately thin, industry guidelines call for a minimum thickness over plywood of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By jadnashua
If you've installed the Kerdi pan properly,...

If you've installed the Kerdi pan properly, there's no need for weep holes in the drain. Weep holes in a conventional liner shower are required since some moisture WILL get beneath the tile, and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By jadnashua
You have what appears to be a huge amount of...

You have what appears to be a huge amount of thinset covering the seams and to the drain flange. Kerdi becomes waterproof at the seams by intimate contact of the two membranes' fleece touching each...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By jadnashua
How was the floor prepped? INdustry standards...

How was the floor prepped? INdustry standards call for it to be VERY flat to handle that sized tile.

Second thing is you will need to include expansion joints all across the floor, probably in a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By jadnashua
I don't think it would void any warranty, but it...

I don't think it would void any warranty, but it will make it much harder to get the finished tile to lay flat without a lot of lippage.

WIth many things, prep is much more than half of the work...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 875
Posted By jadnashua
That looks like sanded grout, and it looks like...

That looks like sanded grout, and it looks like they overwashed it or used poor technique when doing it which pulled more grout out than they should have.

Generally, to regrout, you need more than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By jadnashua
Looks good. In my case, I found that I liked...

Looks good.

In my case, I found that I liked the 'wet' look as it brought the colors out more in the granite (polished would show more than flamed). So, I ended up using an enhancing sealer on...
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