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Forum: The Mud Box 06-04-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 17,187
Posted By ckl111
If the guys on this board were concerned about...

If the guys on this board were concerned about getting rich, they wouldn't be spending so much unpaid time giving free advice to people wanting to DIY and do their job for free.


Whatever you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,564
Posted By ckl111
I hate to tell you this but the flange could have...

I hate to tell you this but the flange could have gone on top of the tile.....

That being said, What's going on behind the toilet? The arrangement looks a bit unconventional.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,834
Posted By ckl111
I just did a 200 sq.ft. tile removal from a...

I just did a 200 sq.ft. tile removal from a basement floor with a 2" SDS max. tile chisel. I used a smaller rotary hammer as opposed to the demo hammer mainly because it was lighter and easier to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,702
Posted By ckl111
I'm wondering where you are getting .48th of an...

I'm wondering where you are getting .48th of an ounce from the instructions? Are you converting from litres or quarts?

Maybe there was a mix-up between imperial quarts or ounces with US quarts...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,253
Posted By ckl111
I would permanently install the nosing first and...

I would permanently install the nosing first and do whatever adjustments necessary to ensure the tile will be flush with the nosing. That way, the tile can be slightly raised or lowered to meet the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,253
Posted By ckl111
Just wondering, why haven't you installed the...

Just wondering, why haven't you installed the nosing yet?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,624
Posted By ckl111
Pouring a concrete footing is the best idea...

Pouring a concrete footing is the best idea except from what I am reading in your post, this setup will be on top of an existing city sidewalk. You would have to cut and dig under the sidewalk to do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,545
Posted By ckl111
Do not use scratch coat mortar for kerdi or...

Do not use scratch coat mortar for kerdi or ditra. It will not stick properly nor will it spread properly for that use. You need a quality thinset mortar. ( For those unfamiliar with it, packaged...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,202
Posted By ckl111
Welcome to the forums Jill, Can you clarify...

Welcome to the forums Jill,

Can you clarify what exactly the plumber used to create the preslope? You can certainly extend a mortar bed but I don't know what a plumber can POUR.

Anything...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,981
Posted By ckl111
What size and type of material are you hoping to...

What size and type of material are you hoping to lay after reinforcing the floor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,981
Posted By ckl111
The 2x4 nailed to the bottom chord acts as...

The 2x4 nailed to the bottom chord acts as bridging to stiffen the bottom chord.

These are span charts for for Open Joist™ trusses.

Open Joist™ Span Charts...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,545
Posted By ckl111
Are the cabinets installed on top of the old...

Are the cabinets installed on top of the old tiles? It will be tricky to remove the old tiles from under the cabinets if they were.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By ckl111
I usually fill the hole with gravel and then the...

I usually fill the hole with gravel and then the top 3" with concrete. It's stronger and cheaper than thinset.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By ckl111
For grout joints 1/8" or larger, sanded grout...

For grout joints 1/8" or larger, sanded grout definitely should have been used. It would have alleviated the shrinkage cracks you are seeing and the pin holes.

The joints should have been as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By ckl111
Judy, Your pictures may be larger than the...

Judy,

Your pictures may be larger than the forum allows. If so, you'll have to resize them to be able to upload.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By ckl111
How are the tiles even staying in place???:wtf:

How are the tiles even staying in place???:wtf:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,981
Posted By ckl111
There isn't any useful structural information...

There isn't any useful structural information from the plans you attached. There are way too many designs and manufacturers of flooring systems to guestimate the rated deflection.

If you don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By ckl111
That doesn't look like 1 1/4" PVC. I don't see...

That doesn't look like 1 1/4" PVC. I don't see how that drain line is being vented either.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By ckl111
Sounds like you have several issues: 1.The...

Sounds like you have several issues:

1.The drain should be 2" or at least 1 1/2" depending on your local plumbing codes. 1 1/4" is way too small for a shower drain.

2. The maximum horizontal...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-13-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,877
Posted By ckl111
http://youtu.be/5UY1vDapPEY :tongue: I...

http://youtu.be/5UY1vDapPEY :tongue:

I like the reproduction at the Korean Miniature world (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UY1vDapPEY&feature=youtu.be#t=125)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,839
Posted By ckl111
No wonder. They looked like big metal spikes on...

No wonder. They looked like big metal spikes on my phone's screen.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,839
Posted By ckl111
I dunno. Am i missing something? A spikey roller...

I dunno. Am i missing something? A spikey roller and heating wires doesn't seem to be a good combination....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,309
Posted By ckl111
Amanda, You will find in the GTA that you...

Amanda,

You will find in the GTA that you will be facing an up hill battle. It's not just the jack of all trades handy man that does it. I won't name names but some of the largest tile ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By ckl111
Isn't that a CBU cutter Paul? :shrug: Never...

Isn't that a CBU cutter Paul? :shrug:

Never thought to use it for grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,975
Posted By ckl111
Hi Jess, The way this forum works is that...

Hi Jess,

The way this forum works is that they like you to keep all questions regarding the same project in the same thread. That way new responders will have all the background of the project...
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