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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By PC7060
Things have finally started to move on the...

Things have finally started to move on the accessible shower. It’s been quiet a long process getting demolition complete along with getting a 8’ deep basement foundation design approved and finally...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 522
Posted By PC7060
Living space below? Can you remove the boards to...

Living space below? Can you remove the boards to access the area? You will need to sister the joist over 2/3 - 3/4 of the span to be effective.

The link to my thread is below. I documented all...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 522
Posted By PC7060
Bert, I’ve run into similarly overspanned...

Bert,

I’ve run into similarly overspanned 2x8 and it was a bear to correct and required removing a bunch of drywall from the ceiling below. Do you have access from below and are you will to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,844
Posted By PC7060
Hi Jane, I’d fill the gap with polyurethane...

Hi Jane,

I’d fill the gap with polyurethane sealant (Kerdifix, sikaflex) and overlap the kerdi as you described.

Making progress on my project too although the foundation had to go through a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By PC7060
I’d personally go for AFCI on the 110v lines and...

I’d personally go for AFCI on the 110v lines and the sooner the better. The 220 lines are much heavier and are not as sensitive to the heating cooling expansion cycle that causes aluminum connections...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 771
Posted By PC7060
Following up on CX nicely detailed post of the...

Following up on CX nicely detailed post of the pro/con of PEX versus copper; if you want the simplicity of straight lines and no crimp fitting, you should consider CPVC. PEX and CPVC are easier than...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-11-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 1,376,735
Posted By PC7060
Recently bought this wetsaw for demo work; works...

Recently bought this wetsaw for demo work; works great!

Does a 2” deep cut and is perfect for jobs in tight space. We cut most of the concrete on this job using a 14” rental wetsaw from Homers....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By PC7060
Electrical work for a small job like that...

Electrical work for a small job like that shouldn’t be too expensive; I’d think it would be just a few hundred including moving the 220v and getting the wire out of that chase so you can get rid of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By PC7060
Hi Henry, The electrical seems to be a minor...

Hi Henry,

The electrical seems to be a minor mess and I’d get a electrician to wire it correctly.

Re moving the appliances, not difficult; just need to address new power configuration and the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-28-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,878
Posted By PC7060
They should leverage the “Infinity” name from the...

They should leverage the “Infinity” name from the shower drain aka “Infinity shower systems”. Wonder who owns that trademark?
Forum: The Mud Box 10-18-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 340,033
Posted By PC7060
I watched that on Late Night with David Letterman...

I watched that on Late Night with David Letterman as part of his Christmas show just LMAO. :rofl:

Jay Thomas and Letterman, classic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By PC7060
Thx for the info CX. I’ll keep an eye out...

Thx for the info CX. I’ll keep an eye out myself.

We’ve been excavating for the new additions this week so I’ve got a bit of time before I have to worry about the new showers. :D

I’d upload a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-13-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By PC7060
The cell phone accessory units have lower...

The cell phone accessory units have lower reviewer ratings but at $300 versus $3000 for the E8 handheld unit, the performance to price point looks pretty good.

The current version is the FLIR One...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By PC7060
Hi Lenny, Option 1 is only choice. The...

Hi Lenny,

Option 1 is only choice.

The sisters need to be continuous so no splices in the middle. Personally, I’d use 10’ lengths min; 12 would be better.

No need for them to rest on on...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By PC7060
I've borrowed our FLIR E8 handheld from the...

I've borrowed our FLIR E8 handheld from the office a time or two; very useful when locating radiant heat lines or inspecting for hot spots in chimney flues.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By PC7060
Number 1! Number 1! Number ! (Chant) :D ...

Number 1! Number 1! Number ! (Chant)

:D

Seriously though, much simpler and better to plane down the joist. Your call on replacing the subfloor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 29,684
Posted By PC7060
Very high tech and great detail work. Looks like...

Very high tech and great detail work. Looks like one of the “show” bathrooms at a industry trade conventions.

After being offline for so long you and Mrs. Dan will have to go through a training...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By PC7060
I looked around online and couldn’t find any info...

I looked around online and couldn’t find any info on what items will be discontinued in December or if as John indicates, that’s it for the entire line.

Appreciate any article or other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,257
Posted By PC7060
I will quite often (dare I say routinely? :D )...

I will quite often (dare I say routinely? :D ) reuse the nut and the compression ring when installing new valves. And be sure to replace with 1/4 ball seal type.

You may be able to work off the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,881
Posted By PC7060
Very nice work on the shower rod. :tup2: ...

Very nice work on the shower rod. :tup2:

Those custom shapes are tricky.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By PC7060
Agree with Davy’s suggestions of grinding down...

Agree with Davy’s suggestions of grinding down the band but rather than prime, I’d use Jasco to treat the bare metal. Jasco will react with the surface of the metal to provide a stable rust...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By PC7060
The designs I’ve seen for that application used...

The designs I’ve seen for that application used 3” of rigid foam board with a 1/2” air gap behind the water resistant wall board. Provides R15 insulation and no fiberglass batt to hold water.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By PC7060
Hi Collin, Sounds like you have the right...

Hi Collin,

Sounds like you have the right plan. Cut back to clean solid subfloor, install blocking along all unsupported edges and around toilet then you’ll be ready to install the patch.

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By PC7060
T&G ensures the load on one plank is distributed...

T&G ensures the load on one plank is distributed to the adjoining planks. Adding the 1/2” layer of subfloor screwed to the planks performs the same function. If you want a bit of extra insurance, go...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-28-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By PC7060
If you are planning on a recessed base for a curb...

If you are planning on a recessed base for a curb less shower, you’ll want to avoid notching those 2x6 joists. Much better to frame a recessed section in now while you can.

The only area you...
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