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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By PC7060
Larry, If you don’t have a tub there is no...

Larry,

If you don’t have a tub there is no need for the diverter valve. Please let me know if I am missing something.

Are you planning to use the secondary diverter output for a separate hand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By PC7060
I’d probably go to a foam pan over mud to avoid...

I’d probably go to a foam pan over mud to avoid cutting any joists down.

HoustonRemodeler has branched our into that market; check out the builtwithfoam.com site for details.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-14-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,561
Posted By PC7060
Dan - I think I’ve seen that very machine in...

Dan - I think I’ve seen that very machine in front of the old Baby’s R Us store in Fairfax. Store is long gone now but my kids clocked many imaginary flights!!
Forum: The Mud Box 02-08-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,561
Posted By PC7060
Not sure where your landing rates in Chuck’s...

Not sure where your landing rates in Chuck’s scale but I’m sure glad to hear you are back up and moving around.

Following up to no memory of event; I had a similar thing happen while coaching...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By PC7060
In my experience, trying to rationalize TCNA...

In my experience, trying to rationalize TCNA handbook rules is up there with understanding the why behind the electrical code book. Best to accept most such things as “because it says so”! :D
...
Forum: Computer Training 01-25-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By PC7060
Hi Dan :wave: Norton is definitely a good...

Hi Dan :wave:

Norton is definitely a good product but I hated the size of the install. Has it gotten better under the subscription based service?
Forum: Computer Training 01-25-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By PC7060
You’d certainly be welcome if you make it this...

You’d certainly be welcome if you make it this way, CX. You’d fe at home in Fredericksburg, VA than my old digs in Fairfax. Definitely a feel of the south here; the confederate cemetery is right...
Forum: Computer Training 01-25-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By PC7060
So true!!! :D I’d definitely avoid norton,...

So true!!! :D

I’d definitely avoid norton, it’s a computer hog. We’ve found built in window defender combined with malwarebytes to be highly effective at protecting our systems.


We also...
Forum: Computer Training 01-23-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By PC7060
That’s a good price with the 1x8GB upgrade and...

That’s a good price with the 1x8GB upgrade and the solid state drive.

I’d say go for it!



I’m being forced to upgrade my 4 year old system too. New systems are nice but it’s a pain to...
Forum: Computer Training 01-23-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By PC7060
Hi CX, Sorry I missed this earlier. ...

Hi CX,

Sorry I missed this earlier.

RAM: go with 1x8GB ram. This will preserve the other slot for future growth. Our office uses 8GB ram standard with heavy users getting upgraded to 16GB. A...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By PC7060
Hi Dave, SLC will certainly work as would a...

Hi Dave,

SLC will certainly work as would a standard mud bed. Shimming is really not feasible.

How far out of level are we talking about?

Also, what’s the rationale for the second layer of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By PC7060
Hey Michael, Sounds like there is a lot...

Hey Michael,

Sounds like there is a lot going on with this project.

1. I can’t say if thinset will be effective in the application but it will not harm the drywall.

You may want to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By PC7060
I’m sure how much control I had over children in...

I’m sure how much control I had over children in their teens! Although the liability was certainly a concern. :D


Atlas - when I hear things like this I think of Forest Gump quote “stupid is as...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,298
Posted By PC7060
:yo:

:yo:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,298
Posted By PC7060
Sooooo, any idea what name was the winner? ...

Sooooo, any idea what name was the winner? Lining up supplier for two showers and would love to use the “formerly known as USG” products.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By PC7060
Such a bummer but at least you located a good...

Such a bummer but at least you located a good source for technical guidance as you go forward.

From a Project Management perspective, my next step would be claims court unless this guy give you a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By PC7060
Morning may be correct, Tool Guy. Maybe CX is...

Morning may be correct, Tool Guy. Maybe CX is doing a wildlife survey of the creatures on some exotic South Pacific island (such as Dr. Moreau). :turkey: :sheep: :turkey: :sheep:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,266
Posted By PC7060
Looks great! Watch those glass guys at all time...

Looks great! Watch those glass guys at all time and don’t let them drill into the curb. They will do it even as they are swearing they never would!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,266
Posted By PC7060
Agree with Dan with slight modification; I prefer...

Agree with Dan with slight modification; I prefer polyurethane sealant versus silicon. SikaFlex masonry sealant is my go to brand. About $8 at Home Depot or Lowe’s in white or grey.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,477
Posted By PC7060
Looks like those ground rods were a retrofit...

Looks like those ground rods were a retrofit after slabs were poured. Unusual in my parts to have inside. My local authority in Virginia requires the rods to be located outside in “permanently wet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,477
Posted By PC7060
No reason the copper ground wire can’t be tiled...

No reason the copper ground wire can’t be tiled over so long as you don’t disturb the ground rod connection. Ground wire is supposed to be protected, the tile would do that.

Regarding ground tied...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 744
Posted By PC7060
The special washers Dan refers to can be replaced...

The special washers Dan refers to can be replaced with generic foam panel washers available on line at McMaster Carr. Cost is around $8 for 24 which is about 1/3 of the Schluter price. You can also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By PC7060
Beautiful work Paul. What is under the IPE?

Beautiful work Paul. What is under the IPE?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By PC7060
Things have finally started to move on the...

Things have finally started to move on the accessible shower. It’s been quiet a long process getting demolition complete along with getting a 8’ deep basement foundation design approved and finally...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 867
Posted By PC7060
Living space below? Can you remove the boards to...

Living space below? Can you remove the boards to access the area? You will need to sister the joist over 2/3 - 3/4 of the span to be effective.

The link to my thread is below. I documented all...
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