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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By cx
I would definitely recommend you waterproof at...

I would definitely recommend you waterproof at least a couple inches, three would be better, beyond the outside edge of the curb and extend that down to the floor to make a "tub leg," which I would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By cx
Why, Jim. You sound just like a crotchety ol'...

Why, Jim. You sound just like a crotchety ol' engineer. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By cx
Well, if you had tile before and you're...

Well, if you had tile before and you're comfortable that your structure is sound enough to have tile on a CBU installation rather than a mortar bed, that's up to you. We got away with a lot back in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By cx
Welcome, Greg. :) If you don't add that...

Welcome, Greg. :)

If you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page. And it's frequently helpful.

Were the wall tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By cx
You can certainly keep all the floors here, so...

You can certainly keep all the floors here, so long as they don't start getting confused. Such as the joist structures and such.

I always recommend, and have always done in my own houses, that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By cx
Because of availability of tile installation...

Because of availability of tile installation products in my area, I would use Versabond for all the thinset mortar applications in your project, except that I might buy a bag of Custom Blend for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By cx
Welcome Kerry. :) You don't need to level...

Welcome Kerry. :)

You don't need to level your floor at all to make your tiles happy, they care only about flat. The larger the tiles, the more they care.

If your floor is already level, using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By cx
The exhaust fan will be one of the better...

The exhaust fan will be one of the better features of your remodel, if you use it regularly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By cx
Much better. Wishing I could do the same. :)

Much better. Wishing I could do the same. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By cx
Where are you getting nice drawings today, Peter?...

Where are you getting nice drawings today, Peter? You are creating them?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By cx
That covers a lot of ground, Chris. Have you...

That covers a lot of ground, Chris.

Have you evaluated your joist structure to determine if it qualifies for a ceramic tile installation?

Do you know what plywood you have for a subfloor?

Is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,275
Posted By cx
Elle, porcelain tile is ceramic tile, just a...

Elle, porcelain tile is ceramic tile, just a better grade thereof. Harder, more dense, hotter fired, etc. If your joist deflection is suitable for a ceramic tile installation (L/360 or better) it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By cx
Ando, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Ando, 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 generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By cx
The only tile size restriction for Ditra is a...

The only tile size restriction for Ditra is a minimum, Jim. Nothing smaller than 2x2-inch tile is approved. Anything larger is fine.

"Why would an installer pick Ditra XL?" I dunno. Schluter...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jay. :) A photo or two might...

Welcome, Jay. :)

A photo or two might help.You understand that you did not waterproof your shower walls, yes?

Unless your ceiling is a good deal lower than the more common 8 feet, you can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By cx
You are asking perhaps about the Blanke Permat...

You are asking perhaps about the Blanke Permat (https://www.blankecorp.com/products-for-tile-setting/products/floor-and-underlament-systems/blanke-permat) membrane, Jim?

You are believing their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By cx
Good tools, Phil, but the only way you'll know if...

Good tools, Phil, but the only way you'll know if it's the right combination for your application is to try it.

I have a smaller rotary hammer version, which is a good deal lighter and not as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,259
Posted By cx
That looks to me like some sort of blackboard...

That looks to me like some sort of blackboard between his siding and studs, Dan. Probably a brazillian kinds of it out there, but it's an asphalt impregnated cellulose of some sort and made...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By cx
Might wanna try that photo again, Jim.

Might wanna try that photo again, Jim.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,998
Posted By cx
An eighth of an inch should be plenty. My...

An eighth of an inch should be plenty.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By cx
And why would he put a linear drain in that...

And why would he put a linear drain in that location on the shower floor?

Josh, I think you really need to find a way to get shed of that guy. Even if you hafta bite the bullet on all the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By cx
OK, not a foam board. Closer to Hardiebacker's...

OK, not a foam board. Closer to Hardiebacker's new "waterproof" Fiber/Cement board, but with a sheet membrane rather than liquid. And the rest of their "system" appears to be a close knock-off of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By cx
Welcome, Dennis. :) I'd like to know more...

Welcome, Dennis. :)

I'd like to know more about the subfloor over which this installation is being made. Your heating system...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By cx
Welcome, Josh. :) I was racking my ol' pea...

Welcome, Josh. :)

I was racking my ol' pea brain for the right wording, the more gentle wording, to critique that installation, until I realized you didn't perform the work, but had it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,905
Posted By cx
We are talking about just additional nailers...

We are talking about just additional nailers here, Dan? If so, what I see in the second photo would be sufficient. Discriminating on the basis of east or west end of the joist bay would seem overly...
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