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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 08:06 PM
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Posted By y5mgisi
I know i thought for sure they would be 2x8. But...

I know i thought for sure they would be 2x8. But they were 2x6 (new style). Crazy.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By y5mgisi
Oh ok good idea! I'll see what i can do. Wont be...

Oh ok good idea! I'll see what i can do. Wont be till morning as i work swing shift...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
If i post a pic of the joist, do you think you...

If i post a pic of the joist, do you think you guys would be able to tell what it is?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Does the size of the room itself make any...

Does the size of the room itself make any difference? I mean the whole bathroom is only 4x5.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
I'll work on it. All i know for now is the 2x6 on...

I'll work on it. All i know for now is the 2x6 on 16" centers with 5/8" plywood. How new they looked made me suspect they had been replaced after the fire. But i really dont know.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By y5mgisi
Now, i THINK based on my un educated evalutation,...

Now, i THINK based on my un educated evalutation, that the floor is good enough to support the tile. But, if i can determine that its not, how would one go about adding support? Marry another 2x6...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Ok i'll steer clear of the fast set stuff. Would...

Ok i'll steer clear of the fast set stuff. Would usong 1/2 backer help with strength? The floor seems very solid and srurdy, but i was unable to determine the span between supports. Theyare 2x6s and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Back to the thinset, It says, Does...

Back to the thinset, It says,



Does that mean that i can apply weight to it after 2 hours? I ask because i want to know how soon i can go back onto the hardie to start laying tiles after i...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Ok, turns out the foors are 2x6 joists on 16"...

Ok, turns out the foors are 2x6 joists on 16" centers. the current sub floor is 5/8". It seems pretty dern stable and not very deflective. But, as you can see in the pics, It pretty much needs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Ok thanks. I'll give that a shot.

Ok thanks. I'll give that a shot.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Thanks guys. Im going to go under the house (yuk)...

Thanks guys. Im going to go under the house (yuk) now and chexk out the joist situation. After that i will have all the particle up. By the way, what would be the best way to post pics? I tried...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 12:23 AM
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Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Also, with marble, would i want sanded or non...

Also, with marble, would i want sanded or non sanded grout?

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
So, assuming i do need another layer of plywood,...

So, assuming i do need another layer of plywood, what kind of wood should i get? Also, could someone break down the layers? Would it go ;

subfloor
new plywood
thinset
hardi
thinset
tile

?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Thanks Jaz. Im going to have the particle board...

Thanks Jaz. Im going to have the particle board up tomorrow and the vanity out. We can go from there. My concern obviously, is, if i have to add a layer of thick plywood, how do i make it look...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
I fear that this is going to be a nightmare......

I fear that this is going to be a nightmare... Always looks so easy in the stupid DIY shows... "trowel thinset, lay tile, grout, done!" Is how they make it seem. SO apprehensive about this... Oh...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Thank! I set my options to instant e mail when...

Thank! I set my options to instant e mail when someone replied but i guess i didnt get it... Anyway, thanks! I plan on getting the demo done by the end of friday night so i can (hopefully) start...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
Trying to get some pics posted.

Trying to get some pics posted.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By y5mgisi
New to Tile. Need a couple pointers before I start.

Hi everybody. I have been doing a ton of research and reading and im still not clear on several things... My bathroom floor is about 5x5. pretty small. Right now it has linoleum over particle board...
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