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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,257
Posted By kdev
Dang if that center section didn't look raised to...

Dang if that center section didn't look raised to my eyes. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
Thanks Wayne. I forgot that the deflecto is for...

Thanks Wayne. I forgot that the deflecto is for floors and not walls.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
USG foam tile backerboard deflection requirement

Question: If you have installed 1/2" USG foam backboard for shower wall use, did you follow the USG maximum allowable deflection spec?

Background: In reading the USG installation manual for their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
I did check contractors direct. Pricing is about...

I did check contractors direct. Pricing is about the same as Home Depot. Their shipping seems very reasonable, but I am concerned about damage to the foam board during shipping, which I think would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
USG shower system?

Any particular opinions here about the USG shower system?

I am considering buying the 32x60 foam tray with center drain and pairing it with the USG foam board for the walls of the shower.

Also,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,787
Posted By kdev
David, Any particular reason why you want...

David,

Any particular reason why you want the perimeter of the shower sunk by 1" compared to the finished floor height?

I think it would look more contemporary and be easier to tile if you kept...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,787
Posted By kdev
Welcome to the site! One of the tile pros will...

Welcome to the site! One of the tile pros will chime in to answer most of your questions. :)

I'm just a DIYer, but your drawings make me wonder about 2 things:

1. How are you venting the drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
Thanks cx. I'm a ways out on my drain...

Thanks cx.

I'm a ways out on my drain install, so you'll probably be able to help me yet.

The blue drain support thingy is used in conjunction with their foam tray...not sure it would be needed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
bump for cx

bump for cx
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
USG bonded drain on concrete slab?

From post #84 above:



cx,

I'm looking into the USG drain, but I can only find installation instructions/installation video for a wood subfloor install. USG shows a square with rounded off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By kdev
I'm just a DIY observer here, but I can't figure...

I'm just a DIY observer here, but I can't figure out what you want the finished product to look like and how you are proposing to get there:

1. Final shower drain height? Same as before, higher,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,266
Posted By kdev
Also, how are you going to deal with the exposed...

Also, how are you going to deal with the exposed vertical flange of the tile bead kit? Are you expecting to tile over it? If so, the added thickness there will kick out the bottom of the tile. This...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,266
Posted By kdev
I can refer you to this thread on options of how...

I can refer you to this thread on options of how to treat that interface:

http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=106503

See posts #7 and #9 by Houston Remodeler and cx.

Once...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
Thanks for the reply CX, and I'll think it...

Thanks for the reply CX, and I'll think it through again to see if I'm missing anything.

If I do end up drilling through the 2x4's, I'll likely use these stud shoes for reinforcement.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,984
Posted By kdev
http://www.amazon.com/Mueller-Industries-Hxspg-Clo...

http://www.amazon.com/Mueller-Industries-Hxspg-Closet-Fittings/dp/B000BOHIMI

Use this 4x3 hub by spigot closet bend and leave the 4" portion protruding uncut above the subfloor.

Then this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,266
Posted By kdev
What happens in the page 10 detail if water gets...

What happens in the page 10 detail if water gets behind the tile/grout? Looks like it would run down the wallboard/tile plane and collect in the little square shaped 'gap' between the tile bead...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
More framing

I'm having to reconsider the north stud wall config that I posted about back in #77 due to HVAC obstructions I didn't notice before.

My new plan is to use a section of unistrut (well, several...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By kdev
http://ceramictec.com/tile-to-tile-transition ...

http://ceramictec.com/tile-to-tile-transition

I found this via google search and recognized the ceramictec name from this forum. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,645
Posted By kdev
I stopped listening at 36:50. There went 2...

I stopped listening at 36:50. There went 2 minutes of my life that I'll never get back.

Lots of threads here prove his 'physics' wrongs. Water can and does penetrate through such holes in the pan...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,385
Posted By kdev
Hi Abby, Adding my novice advice to the...

Hi Abby,

Adding my novice advice to the experienced opinions of cx and Bodie...

I just did this type of slab reinforcement a few weeks ago. Here is my finished product.

I bought 4' #3 rebar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
bump for my question in the previous post

bump for my question in the previous post
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
Framing question for when you double up studs...

Framing question for when you double up studs where the curb meets the wall [in order to provide solid backing for a glass shower door]:

Do you orient the studs in the normal manner or would you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,597
Posted By kdev
Andy, I went through this exact situation with my...

Andy, I went through this exact situation with my plumber (shower riser pipe out of plumb).

Couple of questions for you:

1. How tall is the riser pipe? (ie. how far under the drain is the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
Thanks cx. So I am thinking that the...

Thanks cx.

So I am thinking that the sequence of building my mud pan will be:

1) Cut riser pipe to correct height and dry fit kerdi drain.
2) Pack deck mud in the bottom couple of inches of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,403
Posted By kdev
Will get back to the framing questions/progress...

Will get back to the framing questions/progress shortly, but in the meantime:

I've got a 2" ABS riser pipe and a 5.5" diameter hole in my [freshly poured :D] concrete slab.

Question: What is...
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