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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ss3964spd
How much height from the joist tops to the...

How much height from the joist tops to the existing adjacent finished floor at the doorway do you have, Daniel?

And agreed, don't let the videos dissuade you. I recently completed a curbless...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 949
Posted By ss3964spd
No photos? Didn't happen. :D Glad it turned...

No photos? Didn't happen. :D

Glad it turned out great, Jim!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 47
Posted By ss3964spd
If it's out of level only in that one corner,...

If it's out of level only in that one corner, Andrew, Jeff's got you covered with the feather finish product. Keep in mind that those self levelers don't really self level all that great so you'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By ss3964spd
Zero I'm afraid, I'm just a DIY'er who's never...

Zero I'm afraid, I'm just a DIY'er who's never installed one.

While Eric is indeed affiliated with Noble he has been a contributor here for quite a long time, so I wouldn't chalk up his post as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By ss3964spd
I dunno, Brad, I feel like there's a reason all...

I dunno, Brad, I feel like there's a reason all the big players charge significantly more for a linear drain of that length while Neodrain, well, doesn't.

Aside from the grade of the SS, it seems...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By ss3964spd
Spencer, Someone here posted Schluter...

Spencer,

Someone here posted Schluter literature showing their foam pan installed over a recessed subfloor that was dead even with the tops of single joists, so theoretically it can be done.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By ss3964spd
Be sure to snap some photos Ryan. Not for you, of...

Be sure to snap some photos Ryan. Not for you, of course, but for us. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, Linda and Steve, You can do a...

Welcome, Linda and Steve,

You can do a search on "Flexcolor CQ" here and come up with many threads/posts, delivering to you many hours of reading, after which you can make an informed decision. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By ss3964spd
The edge of the 3/4" ply will show if you leave...

The edge of the 3/4" ply will show if you leave it, and I don't think there's tidy way to hide it.

Since you want to protect the floors AND not destroy the cabinet boxes I'd first start with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 406
Posted By ss3964spd
I've never set tiles that tiny but I'd can...

I've never set tiles that tiny but I'd can definitely see how they will conform to all surface irregularities.

If the dips in your self leveler are only 1/16th you can fill them with thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By ss3964spd
That's right, Chris. To test the pan and drain...

That's right, Chris. To test the pan and drain assembly correctly you need an inflatable plug for the side of your drain riser. Big box stores will have them, about 20 bucks. You insert it down far...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 406
Posted By ss3964spd
Hi Deena, we've merged your two threads for your...

Hi Deena, we've merged your two threads for your project as it helps us when answering questions if we have all the history in once thread. We can rename the thread to something more generic if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,510
Posted By ss3964spd
<5/8th ain't much. I'd rather compromise with an...

<5/8th ain't much. I'd rather compromise with an all plastic flange that has a longer reach onto the riser. If you can get to it from underneath you could replace it with a longer riser. Or, use an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 868
Posted By ss3964spd
Due to surface tension the quartz pieces for the...

Due to surface tension the quartz pieces for the niche shelf and curb top would have to be pitched a surprising amount so that all the water sheds off of them, so I wouldn't consider "some" remaining...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By ss3964spd
The disadvantage is there is nothing to old the...

The disadvantage is there is nothing to old the bottom of the cement board tight to the studs since you cannot nail or screw it to the studs that low.

Install the CB panels so they end 1/4" or so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By ss3964spd
The 5/16th is what you want for those tiles,...

The 5/16th is what you want for those tiles, Brad.

The thing I'd be worried about is how the matte black finish holds up to being grouted. You might need an unsanded grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By ss3964spd
While there are membranes that are installed...

While there are membranes that are installed using thinset mortar, Ryan, that blue rubber stuff isn't one of them.

As said, if the curb was constructed the same way you're likely to find similar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome back, Chris, Not much you can do,...

Welcome back, Chris,

Not much you can do, will just have to wait it out. As you've likely guessed there's a good possibility that it's going to leak again. Just deal with it when it does, maybe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By ss3964spd
Sounds like a plan, Brad. Don't know how the...

Sounds like a plan, Brad.

Don't know how the Neodrain integrates with the water proofing but I suspect you've already looked into that.

Main thing that put me off with the Toto carrier is the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,101
Posted By ss3964spd
Nothing you can do about that plywood joint and...

Nothing you can do about that plywood joint and joist along the wall. You already understand the reasoning to avoid the alignment of CBU and plywood seams so do the best you can.

You will want to...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-15-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By ss3964spd
Old school charcoal meats high tech temp probe. ...

Old school charcoal meats high tech temp probe.

Well done! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,101
Posted By ss3964spd
Don't know if you plan to do so, James, but ya...

Don't know if you plan to do so, James, but ya might consider removing all that baseboard. You might also consider having some type of tool on hand to cut the bottom of those door jambs and casings...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By ss3964spd
I, too, would look into a foam pan, I think you'd...

I, too, would look into a foam pan, I think you'd have a devil of a time cutting joists that have already been sistered, never mind getting those cuts reasonably accurate.

Consider recessing the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By ss3964spd
Probably not, Bert. When the bottom row of...

Probably not, Bert.

When the bottom row of wall tile is pulled it's more than likely that the AD is going to tear, come off, or otherwise be compromised. If the AD is compromised along the line...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,611
Posted By ss3964spd
I believe 2' below grade is code here, cx, for...

I believe 2' below grade is code here, cx, for electric/water/NG/sewer, and except for water the 2' rule is for physical protection.

You're right, of course, even 2' down may not save them from a...
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