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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Somehow everything I do takes a bit longer than...

Somehow everything I do takes a bit longer than expected. Then there is the yard work to be done this time O' year. Hoped to have the shower pan floated but just got the curb built and cement board...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
I'm a bit worried I don't have enough water in my...

I'm a bit worried I don't have enough water in my thinset mixture. Kerdi is sticking fine. Versabond is thunder mortar.

I know this kerdi piece was a bit high. That has been fixed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Phil, there is no wood and although spray is...

Phil, there is no wood and although spray is fairly even, leather gloves were required when moving it due to some sharp pieces of fiberglass.

Dan, I followed the Kholer instructions almost to a T....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
It is the Kholer Underscore K-1121-L-0. Very...

It is the Kholer Underscore K-1121-L-0. Very solid feeling tub, even before I set it in the motar bed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Finally got the tub plumbing and niche finished...

Finally got the tub plumbing and niche finished and tub set. That niche was a pain.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
My OCD is battling with my budget mindedness,...

My OCD is battling with my budget mindedness, that's why I asked. Haha. I think I'll see how many screws I have left before opening a new box once I've got it all up.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
With Kerdi boards 24" horizontal screw schedule...

With Kerdi boards 24" horizontal screw schedule is there any need to put screws in a stud between a 22" span of screws? Them screws are expensive and just more holes i have to kerdi later.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Getting ready to purchase my shower floor tile....

Getting ready to purchase my shower floor tile. It comes in 24 sq ft cartons. My shower floor will be apprx. 3x5. The tile is 2x2 hexagon mosaic porcelain sheets. Any reason I would need more than 24...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Time for me to start thinking about tiling,...

Time for me to start thinking about tiling, finally!

1) leveling systems. The spin doctor system seems like a good one to me. Question is, is it worth the money for my wall tiles given expense....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Ok. One of my biggest concerns was the amount of...

Ok. One of my biggest concerns was the amount of water on the subfloor needed to get the dust up. Sounds like i really need to "mop" the subfloor and then just use fans to dry it out afterwards.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Drywallers... actually it wasn't too bad but they...

Drywallers... actually it wasn't too bad but they left a mess despite my best efforts. I swept and vacuumed the subfloor but there is still drywall residue. I wiped it with a damp rag but that didn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
How do y'all deal with nail plates under drywall...

How do y'all deal with nail plates under drywall and kerdi board where tile is going to go?

I put some in before the drywallers come Monday and they are thicker than I thought they'd be. Will they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,006
Posted By MTy
Can't help you with the flange, Mark but can I...

Can't help you with the flange, Mark but can I ask what that floor tile is? The Hex tile I had originally picked for my project has been recently discontinued and I am still trying to track some down...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Maybe I shoulda drawn a picture. Here is what I...

Maybe I shoulda drawn a picture. Here is what I plan to do. I am putting a custom handmade tile which is 13 by 13 with the niche so its height is going to put it so I can't run the full 32 with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
The bathroom is gutted right now so no drywall to...

The bathroom is gutted right now so no drywall to worry about. Please see attached picture of framing. I don't think there will be any issues. No joist sits over the center stud I want to head off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Subfloor is in, framing is done, and the...

Subfloor is in, framing is done, and the electrician starts his second day tomorrow. I have drywallers coming in a couple of weeks so I need to get everything behind the walls done.

I've decided...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Yes, first layer. Is there a particular distance...

Yes, first layer. Is there a particular distance apart screws are supposed to be?

Expansion gap has nothing to do with blocking in general but may need some so I have enough wood supporting the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Plumbing is nearly done subfloor is going in this...

Plumbing is nearly done subfloor is going in this weekend. I've got an ice storm on its way so I'm going to grab my materials tonight. Its my understanding I want 3/4 or closest equivalent, exterior...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Nearly gotten my DWV plumbing done and starting...

Nearly gotten my DWV plumbing done and starting on the supply lines this weekend. (The good folks over at Terry Love have been helping me get the plumbing right)

I am wrapping up the shower drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
Thank for all your help CX! Didn't feel I...

Thank for all your help CX!

Didn't feel I had to post this but decided to incase anyone else buys one of these drains by infinity drain and happens on this thread. I don't think I see anyway it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
I think I've come up with a solution and it...

I think I've come up with a solution and it didn't cost me much extra. I bought the Kerdi kit that comes with the base drain flange that has the fleece and the gaskets and some corners I was going to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
My tile in drain arrived today. A bit different...

My tile in drain arrived today. A bit different than I expected. This is the product I purchased. (https://infinitydrain.com/products-tile-drain-tdb15-5x5-bonded-kit)

It is supposed to work with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
I am the cleaning crew and had approved it with...

I am the cleaning crew and had approved it with myself until you said that, haha. Its not a shower tub combo so can't imagine it will see much water. Other than that I don't see much opportunity for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
I'll know when I've pulled up the rest of the...

I'll know when I've pulled up the rest of the subfloor tomorrow but I think there is room in that furdown to put another 2x8 under the damaged one. I am pretty sure the wall studs are lined up with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By MTy
On a side note from joist issues which I am...

On a side note from joist issues which I am working and hope to have fixed this weekend...

1. I am currently planning to put a few rows of stone veneer around the alcove tub (its not a shower). I...
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