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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Tripawd
Advice on tiling tub apron.

I have a tub that will need the apron tiled. Should/can the apron be framed so that the finished tile is flush to the front of the apron? Or does the framing on the apron need to extend out so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
So I am nearing completion of the shower,...

So I am nearing completion of the shower, starting to come together.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Tripawd
Thanks Pete...

Thanks Pete...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Houston.... The slope is running toward the...

Houston....

The slope is running toward the shower entry. The drain is a kerdi linear drain.
I am also using a kerdi sloped shower tray.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Tripawd
Actually Pete, the area is only 8 inches wide by...

Actually Pete, the area is only 8 inches wide by 4 feet long and the dry pack is going along the edge of a kerdi shower tray because the tray is not big enough for the length of the shower., it's a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
This area is inside the shower albeit 7' in the...

This area is inside the shower albeit 7' in the air but it is in the shower. Another one of my concerns is the void between the kerdi board and the sheet rock when they butt up to each other. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Kerdi board to angled sheet rock transition

When I do install the kerdi board, it's not going to butt up flush to the angled sheet rock ceiling. The kerdi board will have the tiled side of the board sit flush with the sheet rock. How do I go...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Tripawd
Thank you...

Thank you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Tripawd
So Paul... I just scoop two 64 oz buckets of...

So Paul...

I just scoop two 64 oz buckets of topping mix and then just add one scoop of all purpose sand?


With the topping mix, I was unsure what part was 3 to 1.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Tripawd
Dry pack mortar

I am trying to figure out how much all purpose sand to add to my quickcrete sand/topping mix to achieve a 5:1 ratio. Im not sure where to even start to figure out this equation because im not sure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
I am going to use a kerdi shower LS pan and...

I am going to use a kerdi shower LS pan and linear drain.

So I am still trying to figure out what I am going to do with this un-level shower floor. The floor is level everywhere except inside...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Local builder stopped by today. He didn't think...

Local builder stopped by today. He didn't think the joist needed to be sistered because the shower was directly on a load bearing wall. He said the shower can be built with no worries and later on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
OK, no one has been by yet to look at the joist...

OK, no one has been by yet to look at the joist but I have more questions.

I was going to use a schluter linear for this curbless shower but I am getting worried because I didn't check to see if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Just a preliminary observation from a bridge...

Just a preliminary observation from a bridge engineer who I know. The middle beam will take on most of the weight and transfer most of the weight, straight down to the foundation and closest outside...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
One other question about this calculator. Is the...

One other question about this calculator. Is the calculator taking into consideration that the house has a center beam? And that the shower will be placed on the center beam? Will the center beam...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Yes ok, so I guess I'm going to get an engineer...

Yes ok, so I guess I'm going to get an engineer out here to look at this.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
I don't think 2 x 8's would fit. At this point I...

I don't think 2 x 8's would fit. At this point I would be ripping out the ceiling from beneath and trying to sister the joists. The 2 x 8 won't be able to fit between the center beam and new sub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Need advice from an engineer.

I recently used the deflecto calculator to determine if the floor on the second story of my house was suitable for tile. The deflecto calculator said the floor was not suitable for tile. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Ryan, yes I was... Another question about...

Ryan, yes I was...

Another question about the deflecto calculator. How does deflecto determine if the floor is suitable for tile without know the actual dimensions and weight of the shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Yes I do, it's a Panasonic whisper quiet 110 cfm....

Yes I do, it's a Panasonic whisper quiet 110 cfm. At this point time is not on my side and those windows are brand new. Unfortunate i will have to explore other options in regards to keeping water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Thumbs down I forgot to say that the framing around the...

I forgot to say that the framing around the windows is also anchored to the rafters and cross members between the rafters. Do you really think this house could move much?

I am also noticing that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Bathroom is here... Yes the vent and...

Bathroom is here...

Yes the vent and plumbing will all be new. I am running the drains and supply lines along the joists but will be pulling the ceiling apart on the first floor to do that. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Yes, this home was built in 1954 but I think she...

Yes, this home was built in 1954 but I think she is stronger than most. The wood in this place is very hard. The picture with the room that had no floors is the same room after I tore all the old...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Thanks Ryan.... Can I use the smaller kerdi...

Thanks Ryan....

Can I use the smaller kerdi board for the jam of the windows? Instead of 1/2"?

I would probably use 1/2 for the sill.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,079
Posted By Tripawd
Ryan, So use kerdi-fix to adhere the kerdi...

Ryan,

So use kerdi-fix to adhere the kerdi band to the window frame?
No need for thinset here?
About how much kerdi band is needed for the overlap onto the frame?

When using kerdi fix I...
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