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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By jadnashua
Believe in the system (assuming you install it...

Believe in the system (assuming you install it properly), so option 3 would be the best. They spent a lot of time and research to ensure it would work and pass the certification tests...why second...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By jadnashua
They do make marine grade birch plywood, but that...

They do make marine grade birch plywood, but that stuff tends to be expensive. It's nice and stable for furniture though in its normal form. I like to use it to make drawers, with a finished...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By jadnashua
You want an exterior rated glue, which may not be...

You want an exterior rated glue, which may not be in the birch ply. It may work...don't know for sure.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,419
Posted By jadnashua
Someone said that porcelain panels are available...

Someone said that porcelain panels are available up to 5m long. Just transporting something that large while keeping it intact takes special skill and materials, as does setting it or cutting. Some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By jadnashua
Your first batches may have been old (there's...

Your first batches may have been old (there's usually a date code on the packaging somewhere), or they were stored somewhere and froze.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,419
Posted By jadnashua
Are you talking about using large format tile on...

Are you talking about using large format tile on the pan as well as the walls? IF so, several things come to mind:
- many tile can be very slippery when wet...in a shower, smaller ones with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By jadnashua
There are two classes of CBU, and the...

There are two classes of CBU, and the installation details differ some between them...IOW, they're not universally interchangeable. HardieBacker is stiffer mostly because it has fibers mixed into...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By jadnashua
Florida seems to think that the national building...

Florida seems to think that the national building codes don't apply to them, and allow showers without liners in some circumstances. Doesn't make sense to me, but hey, I don't live there! One would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By jadnashua
The biggest thing with installing Ditra is...

The biggest thing with installing Ditra is getting the thinset the right consistency. Part of that is to wipe the surface of the floor down with a wet sponge first, just prior to applying the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By jadnashua
It doesn't really matter which side is out. ...

It doesn't really matter which side is out.

HardieBacker is VERY thirsty...I know with RedGard, when used over Hardie, they want you to thin with water some Redgard and then use it as a primer. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By jadnashua
Surface bonded membranes have been around since...

Surface bonded membranes have been around since the 1980's, have millions of installations, and are not new. They work when you install them properly, and it isn't really very hard but you do need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,658
Posted By jadnashua
In a conventional shower build it is critical...

In a conventional shower build it is critical that the mudbed above the liner be porous. The waterproofing is the liner, not the tile nor the grout. SOme, not much, moisture will get beneath, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By jadnashua
You appear to have enough depth to not use a curb...

You appear to have enough depth to not use a curb in the conventional sense at all with a step down rather than a surface curb rising from the main floor, or a very short one. As CX said, though,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-15-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By jadnashua
If you're a pro, go to the pro area and introduce...

If you're a pro, go to the pro area and introduce yourself. The moderators here tend to direct people looking to have work done there, and you could respond if it's in your area and are interested.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By jadnashua
It shouldn't do that, but there's at least a few...

It shouldn't do that, but there's at least a few reasons why that could happen.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By jadnashua
KerdiFix is stable and is specifically designed...

KerdiFix is stable and is specifically designed to stick to KerdiBoard and other Kerdi products. It has great tack, but it does cure fairly slowly (about 1/8" per day from the edges in they told us...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By jadnashua
What you might end up with eventually is...

What you might end up with eventually is effectively a floating floor held together by the thinset on top and the grout...if you start to hear crunching when walking on it, the grout joints will fail...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,419
Posted By jadnashua
A prudent installer will take training to...

A prudent installer will take training to understand and practice how to install new materials, but that isn't a requirement, and doesn't always happen. Some will then end up getting a less than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By jadnashua
Something like Mapei's Eco Prim Grip primer MIGHT...

Something like Mapei's Eco Prim Grip primer MIGHT work, if you want to call them, but with the cost of that, changing the drywall may come out a wash, at least on materials costs.

WHen installed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By jadnashua
Grout, unless it's a highly contrasting choice,...

Grout, unless it's a highly contrasting choice, tends to hide minor imperfections. In a quick look, I don't see sheet-to-sheet joints that are a more common complaint. Sometimes, those are quite...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By jadnashua
Big difference with the sheet membrane over a mud...

Big difference with the sheet membrane over a mud pan versus the material attached to their foam, whether it is one of the preformed pans, or Kerdiboard, or the membrane over the (older) foam pans...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By jadnashua
FWIW, in a class there, they told us that if you...

FWIW, in a class there, they told us that if you penetrate Kerdiboard or their similar shower tray in the manner you indicated, as long as it did not go entirely through, to just tile over it. You...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By jadnashua
Time priorities can vary considerably depending...

Time priorities can vary considerably depending on whether you're a DIY'er, or a pro trying to get to the next job. The tileable grate can help hide it in the field if that's useful to you, and if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By jadnashua
You can use the Kerdi system with your own mud...

You can use the Kerdi system with your own mud pan, if you wish...done all of the time, and means you only need one mudbed rather than two.

But, yes, using mud is the best way to produce a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By jadnashua
Where I live, obviously way across the country,...

Where I live, obviously way across the country, the fabricator I've used sells his remnants for 50% of the per sqft price of a normal slab order. One of the more expensive options working with stone...
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