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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By ss3964spd
FYI, if you intend to install a bidet seat for...

FYI, if you intend to install a bidet seat for that wall hung now's the time to run the electrical and plumbing. Toto has a kit for the plumbing.

"Exterior" ply, Mike? Or do you mean exposure/EXP...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 849
Posted By ss3964spd
Good job, Michael, all the prep work takes a...

Good job, Michael, all the prep work takes a looong time.

You built a bump out for the wall hung toilet, same as I did. Though much of the weight is transferred to the bottom plate there's still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,350
Posted By ss3964spd
Glad you got it sorted, Stewart.

Glad you got it sorted, Stewart.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By ss3964spd
I, too, have no idea how your contractor intends...

I, too, have no idea how your contractor intends to pull this off. Sloping the floor from the entrance? "Rolling" the liner over that short vertical edge? How exactly does he intent to affix the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,350
Posted By ss3964spd
It wouldn't surprise me, Stewart, if the vanity...

It wouldn't surprise me, Stewart, if the vanity top isn't dead flat, nor if the vanity cabinet itself isn't off a bit.

Go right ahead and shim it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,911
Posted By ss3964spd
Yup, same page, Kent, you'll want those corner...

Yup, same page, Kent, you'll want those corner joints to be about 1/8th of an inch.

The goal is not to fill the void completely, but enough that the caulking will adhere to the edge of one tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By ss3964spd
Correct, Dave, the foam curb will not hold a...

Correct, Dave, the foam curb will not hold a screw so if the door you've chosen requires such a solidly mounted track then you're best off building the curb from 2X's or, perhaps better, CMU's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By ss3964spd
Bummer, Shannon. But yes, remove the liner...

Bummer, Shannon.

But yes, remove the liner and let the mud bed dry out completely. If you're careful with removing the liner, especially at the drain connection, you might be able to determine...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,911
Posted By ss3964spd
I used the USG foam boards for mine too, Kent,...

I used the USG foam boards for mine too, Kent, really liked them.

For the corners; do you mean where the tile stops at a corner next to an untiled wall? For that I prefer a tight joint, 1/16th. If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By ss3964spd
Depends on how skilled you are at troweling on a...

Depends on how skilled you are at troweling on a very consistent thickness of thinset mortar and skilled you are at setting each tile to the same depth in the mortar as the the adjoining tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By ss3964spd
The first thing I'd do, Jake, is make sure you...

The first thing I'd do, Jake, is make sure you can get all that old sealant off the tub well enough that it looks presentable. Doing that might be a challenge; the tub appears to be cast iron and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,780
Posted By ss3964spd
I re-read the last page or so and to be honest...

I re-read the last page or so and to be honest I'm not entirely sure where you are now, Will.

I believe you need to raise the floor a bit, and you're currently considering using thinset mortar to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,918
Posted By ss3964spd
Yes. Yes she is. :D No worries, we'll...

Yes. Yes she is. :D

No worries, we'll combine your two threads.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,787
Posted By ss3964spd
Under cutting the jambs produces a cleaner look,...

Under cutting the jambs produces a cleaner look, Pete, I'd strive to do so. Won't matter if there's no Ditra under it, IMO, it won't be walked on.

I get the challenge you're having with the tile,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,918
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome back, Steve, is this your original...

Welcome back, Steve, is this your original thread? https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=56321
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By ss3964spd
In that case I think I'd be inclined to remove...

In that case I think I'd be inclined to remove the existing threshold and craft a new one. You might have to source a hardwood board thick enough, or glue some stock together, then use a table saw to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By ss3964spd
Are you able to get the old threshold out, Lou?

Are you able to get the old threshold out, Lou?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,846
Posted By ss3964spd
There are recessed fixtures/trims that are wet...

There are recessed fixtures/trims that are wet rated, Charlie, I used 3 of them in my shower. You'll need the "can" part for above the ceiling. You can find old work/retrofit cans if you don't have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By ss3964spd
Nice job you two, looks clean and tidy!

Nice job you two, looks clean and tidy!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By ss3964spd
This the same project as your recent shower wall...

This the same project as your recent shower wall thickness post, Joe?

First off, you cannot install Durock directly on toppa sawn plank boards. Well, you can, but not according to Durock or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By ss3964spd
No reason you can't give it a try, Tino, as long...

No reason you can't give it a try, Tino, as long as those cut edges will be hidden by baseboard or other trim.

No idea if the DW blade is "good", but if your cuts will be hidden by trim you don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By ss3964spd
I think it's more likely the bricks and tile...

I think it's more likely the bricks and tile under the mortar were already cracked, they simply used them as filler so they'd A) not not have to dispose of them and B) not have to mix as much mortar....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,267
Posted By ss3964spd
Has been a while since I installed a shower...

Has been a while since I installed a shower valve, Greg. Are you certain the instructions say the plaster guard needs to be X from the studs, and not X from the finished wall? Regardless, nothing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome back, Bill, Since you're going to...

Welcome back, Bill,

Since you're going to terminate the Hardie just above the tub flange you don't have a lot of options. You might consider using a band of water proof membrane, like Kerdi, to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By ss3964spd
Good point about the new water proof Hardie, cx,...

Good point about the new water proof Hardie, cx, but if it does have some sort of coating on it I'd want to know how well RD will adhere to it. Perhaps CBP has tested it.
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