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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Redlands Okie
Sounds like your subconscious is telling you that...

Sounds like your subconscious is telling you that there is a problem. Seems it thinks the manufactures instructions are very important. Same as several others in the thread. Itís more work but way...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Redlands Okie
proper procedure for Durock installation

CX has lots of expertise in this and I suspect you might one to modify my recommendations as he suggested.

P.S. Caulk tubes are not required for construction adhesives. We buy construction...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Redlands Okie
Thin set is recommended under the durock....

Thin set is recommended under the durock. Construction adhesive would be a VERY GOOD idea between the joist and chip board and plywood but not required.

What are you calling chip board. If its...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Redlands Okie
http://www.durockshowersystem.com/en/resources/ins...

http://www.durockshowersystem.com/en/resources/installation-guide.html#standard-install-1-shower-walls





A interesting idea over the plywood

FOR INTERIOR WALL PREPARATION (see Fig. 5)
ē...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Redlands Okie
One more recommending backer board over the...

One more recommending backer board over the plywood. Then your stone or tile products. Pay careful attention to instructions on proper install of backer board.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Redlands Okie
Builder using Diamondback in bathrooms, is this bad?

https://www.certainteed.com/resources/CTG_2509_Diamondback_Install_Guide_Eng.pdf




Read the manufacture instructions in the link. Seems your inspector has been correct in what you posted.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Redlands Okie
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Redlands Okie
Advice on higher priced gear, time is of the essence

Lackmond and Rubi cutter If your going to be able to do what you need with a 7 inch and your NOT going to spend more money on tile cutting tools. Seems like a nice combo for doing a variety of work. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,594
Posted By Redlands Okie
First Tile Job Questions

Is the shower kit just Kerdi membrane ?

I am understanding that the concrete cracks are in th e concrete floor? Would a schluter foam shower pan isolate the Kerdi and tile from the cracks in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,594
Posted By Redlands Okie
Hmm, forgot, epoxy works great for attaching....

Hmm, forgot, epoxy works great for attaching. Schluter Kerdi fix probably work just fine also though never tried it for this purpose.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,594
Posted By Redlands Okie
You can use your imagination on how to attach...

You can use your imagination on how to attach them and what to attach them to. There are also similar products on the market that might fit your needs better.

Yes I have used them and they work...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,594
Posted By Redlands Okie
Here is a idea if its in a dry area. ...

Here is a idea if its in a dry area.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Schluter-Rema-Magnetic-Access-Panel-Kit-for-Tile-REMA/100127214
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Redlands Okie
How do I repair shower pan after tile tear out

Just a basic 4 to 5 inch hand grinder. They can be rented if need be.

Then a cup grinding wheel

https://www.homedepot.com/p/RIDGID-4-in-Double-Row-Diamond-Cup-Wheel-HD-AWD40/202884364

Itís...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Redlands Okie
The schluter adapter ring their suggesting does...

The schluter adapter ring their suggesting does not use the existing drain pipe threads to attach the drain. It bolts to the top of existing ring and glues / seals to it. I would think that your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Redlands Okie
Shower Drain thread problem

Hmm. Itís really important that the drain be installed correctly which it seems your trying to do. Your probably not going to like the suggestion but you might have to remove the floor as needed and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,120
Posted By Redlands Okie
You need to resolve the permitter grout issue no...

You need to resolve the permitter grout issue no matter what. Before any foundation work is done. Could just make new problems.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,120
Posted By Redlands Okie
Sound like classic lack of expansion room on the...

Sound like classic lack of expansion room on the edges. Also keep in mind if the foundation did move some then no grout around the edges would have allowed some room to shift.
Did the foundation...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Let us know once the cause of the problem is...

Let us know once the cause of the problem is solved, thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Shower installed with no waterproofing

Was anything added to the grout when the gray wall was done? Such as grout drying out and water added. And so the bucket is messed up. Perhaps a fresh bucket. (Yes I know its a premix but itís...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Sad part of all of this is that many people...

Sad part of all of this is that many people including contractors seem to think that whatever code requires must be how its supposed to be done. They do not realize that code is the minimum allowed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Shower installed with no waterproofing

Personally ask your local inspector about why he passed the pan. He could have easily missed it or just made a mistake.

Also at least you will know if he actually saw it or if its just the GC...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Well since grout, tiles, Concrete and backer...

Well since grout, tiles, Concrete and backer boards are all absorbent then it seems they need to be covered
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Is there any way you can get a city, county, or...

Is there any way you can get a city, county, or independent building inspector involved ? Might be something to think on. Sort of a neutral 3rd party to establish the apparent lack of credentials or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Your contractors location and ďits not done...

Your contractors location and ďits not done around hereĒ comments has nothing to do with proper work.

Concrete is porous sort of like a sponge. Red guard applied to the floor a little way from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Your correct to be concerned. Halt them now and...

Your correct to be concerned. Halt them now and verify moisture barrier in walls and floor and the floor membrane being attached to the drain. Correct work on the curb also. His remark about tile,...
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