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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 02:02 PM
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Posted By arnav
The light is not in the wet area...

The light is not in the wet area...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 01:04 PM
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Posted By arnav
No of course not. By the entrance to the...

No of course not. By the entrance to the bathroom.

What do you think about this:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 12:20 PM
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Posted By arnav
One with 8 4000K daylight LEDs :D The camera...

One with 8 4000K daylight LEDs :D
The camera is compensating, but it is hospital like bright. Got sick from the Mrs. saying "I can't see anything" when she is doing the girls hair...

Anyhow,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 11:56 AM
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Posted By arnav
- Redgard applied - walls are taped, spackled...

- Redgard applied
- walls are taped, spackled and painted. I had to spackle over the CBU to drywall transition with a straight edge in place (simulating the trim) to fill up to the seam.
- Light...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 11:43 AM
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Posted By arnav
Gonna tile this weekend but I realized I haven't...

Gonna tile this weekend but I realized I haven't posted redgard pictures. It was definitely more involved / time consuming since i last redgard'd 5 years ago. USG seems to have changed Durock's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2020, 09:05 PM
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Posted By arnav
Kerdi-band applied. Its hard to see, but there is...

Kerdi-band applied. Its hard to see, but there is a crease at the tub's deck.

Up next, redgard
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2020, 09:00 PM
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Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
The CBU is taped. I must embarrassingly admit...

The CBU is taped. I must embarrassingly admit that it came out a tad too thick to my taste and I sanded it down a little. I used the same thinset I am tiling with (custom's large natural stone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 08:57 AM
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Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
Yeah, this is what I was thinking about as well...

Yeah, this is what I was thinking about as well (water sipping through the corner), and hence the question. I may just bend it into the backwall and do a foot or so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2020, 10:36 PM
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Posted By arnav
awesome, thx. What do you think about...

awesome, thx.

What do you think about these:

3. Does the band go before or after redguard is applied?

4. Do you patch with thinset the CBU screws before applying redguard (like you would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2020, 08:49 PM
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Posted By arnav
Done (pic attached). Up next, taping the...

Done (pic attached).

Up next, taping the sheets and niche.

I do have these questions:

1. If the poly is out, and redguard is in, the kerdi-band is in as well (for the CBU that is flush with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2020, 08:44 PM
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Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
And the CBU is back up again

And the CBU is back up again
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2020, 08:42 PM
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Posted By arnav
Today's progress. Hi poly... ...bye poly

Today's progress.

Hi poly...
...bye poly
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 10:34 AM
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Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
Yeah, I was thinking about how much I hate alcove...

Yeah, I was thinking about how much I hate alcove tubs, and how poly doesn't seem ideal in a situation where there is space between the tub and the studs, the CBU doesn't overhang the flange, and you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 07:54 AM
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Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
same apparent contradiction for the mfrs....

same apparent contradiction for the mfrs. recommendation to apply silicone sealant between the CBU and flange (when it overhangs the flange).

What is the SOP for taking CBU off and re-putting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
ok. I'll decide what I want to do. If I...

ok. I'll decide what I want to do.

If I decide to reset the poly, would you recommend to:
1. Reuse the CBU sheets, screw it back through the existing holes that were put in it.
2. Reuse the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2020, 08:22 PM
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Posted By arnav
Hi CX, I''ll try and recap where things are...

Hi CX,

I''ll try and recap where things are at, and what has been discussed.

1. Since the corner is greater than 90 degrees and results in a 1/4" gap between the side walls and tub (image...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
bump to whether you think the kerdi-band should...

bump to whether you think the kerdi-band should also be applied to the back wall if there are no tub flange screw holes through the poly and the CBU overhangs the flange?

Thx
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
Thanks for the help. Page 32 (page 17 in...

Thanks for the help. Page 32 (page 17 in previous versions?) of the Schluter shower handbook helped portray the process.

The flange is fairly long (1-1/4") so I think I'll leave some of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
Sorry to nag... 1. 10" or 5" Kerdi-Band for...

Sorry to nag...

1. 10" or 5" Kerdi-Band for the extra waterproofing by the flange?
link: https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=1550896&postcount=195

2. Apply it only on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
I found these and figured it would be nice to...

I found these and figured it would be nice to replace them in a few years if they get gross and rusty. I linked to them in case it helps anyone.
0.5":...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
New sink and toilet supply lines. My first time...

New sink and toilet supply lines. My first time installing compression valves. Wasn't bad (as long as they stay put :)). I'll replace them throughout the entire house now.
The valves are made in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
Drywall is up. I added support for towel racks...

Drywall is up. I added support for towel racks etc' since they always seems to fall. Also added backing to secure the vanity to.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
A few posts to catch up on the latest progress......

A few posts to catch up on the latest progress...

This is how I treated the edge of the bathtub apron. I figured its better to put CBU there as oppose to drywall. Maybe redguard as well?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
Hi, 1. 5" Kerdi-Band is ok? 2. Do I...

Hi,

1. 5" Kerdi-Band is ok?

2. Do I apply it only on the sides or continue it to the back wall were the CBU does overhang the flange?

3. Does the CBU gets taped to the ceiling as well?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,152
Posted By arnav
Got it. Thx! The CBU is up.

Got it. Thx!

The CBU is up.
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