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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 02:10 PM
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Posted By speed51133
thixotropic - there is a word of the day if I...

thixotropic - there is a word of the day if I ever saw one.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 131
Posted By speed51133
I am not familiar with sanding off threads of a...

I am not familiar with sanding off threads of a drain to make it level.

Can you describe this better?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By speed51133
get a new oven/stove. OR pay to have the stone...

get a new oven/stove. OR pay to have the stone removed and cut.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By speed51133
I think the mortar notches were too far apart. I...

I think the mortar notches were too far apart. I would have used a smaller one.
I would have kept all the notches running in the same direction when spreading the mortar. I would have also left a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By speed51133
you can use a screed that goes wall to wall, like...

you can use a screed that goes wall to wall, like a straight 2x6 or something.

put a level on it or even screw level strips on the walls as a guide.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By speed51133
how did you spread it? what did you use? how...

how did you spread it? what did you use?

how big are these hills and valleys?

I would say this is probably a non-starter IF they are substantial.

Can you lay a level across some of them and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By speed51133
https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.ph...

https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=71374

It first showed up on these forums in 2009.

According to the manufacturer, they OK slate on it. Not sure about "pavers".

The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By speed51133
Why don't they list any specs???

Why don't they list any specs???
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By speed51133
Ok, so you will not kerdi the slab, but the...

Ok, so you will not kerdi the slab, but the existing pan. Check all the spots for slope. Especially the few inches by the close wall to the drain. Use a smaller level.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By speed51133
im confused, if you lay the membrane right on the...

im confused, if you lay the membrane right on the slab, will there be any slope???
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By speed51133
They don't have any specs for the product. For...

They don't have any specs for the product. For one, joist spacing would be critical.

Doesn't seem like a very established product. Good luck
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By speed51133
Or a square window sill either. I did all...

Or a square window sill either.

I did all the shades set within the returns in all my windows. The variation drove me nuts. I wanted all the shades within a 1/16in of the sides. Forget it. I think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By speed51133
The manufacturer link is dead. Just looking for...

The manufacturer link is dead. Just looking for the technical specifications
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By speed51133
Got a link to proboard?? Never heard of it

Got a link to proboard?? Never heard of it
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-10-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 1,509,399
Posted By speed51133
that bench is AWESOME! I can just imagine...

that bench is AWESOME!

I can just imagine the guys building it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By speed51133
While there may be less movement, there is still...

While there may be less movement, there is still movement. homes are built with wood, which expands and contracts.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By speed51133
Yes, cutting off the entire closet flange and...

Yes, cutting off the entire closet flange and putting on a new one.
You know your flange looks 90 degrees rotated. How do you attach the bolts??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By speed51133
Doh! No steel ring

Doh! No steel ring
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By speed51133
That's how the Romans set tile thousands of years...

That's how the Romans set tile thousands of years ago. It works.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By speed51133
Is the aqua painted on drywall?

Is the aqua painted on drywall?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By speed51133
pretty much, yes. you are stuck with a pan...

pretty much, yes.

you are stuck with a pan that needs to be replaced.

FYI, durock is NOT waterproof neither is tile or grout, regardless of what kind or how much sealer you use). It will not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By speed51133
wonder if Barbara is swimming in her pool...

wonder if Barbara is swimming in her pool yet:confused:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By speed51133
was there a rubber/pvc liner in the wall? the...

was there a rubber/pvc liner in the wall? the liner should have gone up the wall a bit. It looks like yours is cut flush with the top of the mud pan or totally absent.

Even if you were 100%...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By speed51133
Chris, what you are proposing is a topical...

Chris, what you are proposing is a topical waterproofing on the mud bed. While that can be done, it requires the use of a drain that is meant for it. You do not appear to have such a drain.

What...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,398
Posted By speed51133
(this is all my mom's house, I am volunteering my...

(this is all my mom's house, I am volunteering my work)
At least mine were capped off though with metal plates. I also found duplex outlets secured with drywall screws. The drywall screws were...
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