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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2020, 04:08 AM
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Posted By JWOrl
Thanks Houston. I ended up buying a countersink...

Thanks Houston. I ended up buying a countersink bit and using the screws.

I have to say I'm not thrilled with the Hardiebacker product so far, it has a lot of quirks that James Hardie doesn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
I called Custom Building Products to ask about...

I called Custom Building Products to ask about what proportions to make the primer mix of Redgard + water because I wasn't sure of the proportions.

The guy told me they no longer recommend that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Thanks Dan. The water idea sounds good.

Thanks Dan. The water idea sounds good.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
I found a countersink bit that seems to work with...

I found a countersink bit that seems to work with the screws on the edges...thanks for the advice.

Do you guys do your pre-drilling (for screws) outside? I've noticed a fair amount of dust gets...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Thanks. I'm not sure if I will use HB again if I...

Thanks. I'm not sure if I will use HB again if I ever do one of these again.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Thanks. I was thinking 1.75 inches might be...

Thanks. I was thinking 1.75 inches might be better for penetration into the studs since I have furring strips attached to these studs to shim it out.

Do you pre-drill holes for these nails or just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Shawn, thank you! After your post and also...

Shawn, thank you!

After your post and also consulting with James Hardie co. on the phone I've decided to use the nails in the edge areas.

Can I use these hot dipped galvanized nails in the link...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Hello again. I followed Hardie's rules and...

Hello again.

I followed Hardie's rules and put the Backer On screws 2 inches from corner and more than 3/8 from edge. Every time I tried it it ended up cracking the CBU. They went in fine in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Thanks Dan...it will be a relief to have to fool...

Thanks Dan...it will be a relief to have to fool around with the Band although I'll have to resell my Kerdi Band and Kerdi Fix online somewhere (too late to return to store).

I'll be careful with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Thanks CX. I should still use the kerdi band...

Thanks CX. I should still use the kerdi band fabric and Kerdi fix to seal the 1/8 gap between the tub deck and CBU, right?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
I decided to hang the CBU over the tub flange...

I decided to hang the CBU over the tub flange instead of above it, because of the Moen valve length issue.

I called Kohler first to see if it is acceptable to bring the CBU down to the Kohler...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Dan I'll have to check when I go back over to the...

Dan I'll have to check when I go back over to the rental house...

I've found a thread about this problem on the Terry Love forum...apparently I'm not the only one to have this issue, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Am I going to have an issue with this valve...

Am I going to have an issue with this valve protruding too much from the wall? The CBU is .42 thick and the tile I've chosen is 5/16 inch thick. As you can see from this photo the valve protrudes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Great, thank you cx, for the very thorough...

Great, thank you cx, for the very thorough explanation! :)

I had no idea how many aspects there were to this back when I started this project...but now I've learned a ton.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
When you install the 5 inch Kerdi band as fabric...

When you install the 5 inch Kerdi band as fabric around the tub / CBU transition -- does this create a huge "hump" where you have to build the thinset way up on the rest of the CBU to be level with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
OK thanks. I didn't understand this stuff -- I...

OK thanks. I didn't understand this stuff -- I thought it all had to do with format size and that there was a size you cannot go beyond...but it has to do just as much with the framing member and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Thanks. This has been quite confusing. The 3 X 12...

Thanks. This has been quite confusing. The 3 X 12 that I was looking at earlier has a manufacturer reco of 33% offset and yet I see photos online where people have installed this tile at 50%...who is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
They don't give any ANSI information in the...

They don't give any ANSI information in the online specs, I'll have to go back to the store and see if the box says anything about that.

Maybe it's best to go buy 2 boxes of this stuff, mix them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
I found a subway tile that I like that's 4.25 X...

I found a subway tile that I like that's 4.25 X 10.

I looked at the specs for the product online and there is no guidance about whether I have to use a 33% offset for this size of tile. I don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Thanks cx, I've read about creating the Redgard...

Thanks cx, I've read about creating the Redgard primer and I definitely plan to do that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
No I'm using Redgard, cx.

No I'm using Redgard, cx.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
I was planning to use Kerabond for setting the...

I was planning to use Kerabond for setting the Kerdiband over the tub/CBU joint because the Kerdi instructions say to use unmodified thinset mortar for the Band.

Am I then supposed to use a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
thanks cx

thanks cx
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
I am planning to put vinyl plank flooring over...

I am planning to put vinyl plank flooring over the tile floor in this house, but it is one of the things I was going to do later. I haven't chosen what color or brand I want -- I might do Lifeproof...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,358
Posted By JWOrl
Good point, I didn't think of the fact that they...

Good point, I didn't think of the fact that they might not be exactly the same sizes.
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