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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By greenjp
Concur with the advice to move 'em down and make...

Concur with the advice to move 'em down and make the access via the vanity. This would not be difficult. Use whatever saw you like to make the cuts, get yourself a sharkbite deburring/depth tool, a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 10,227
Posted By greenjp
Do a search on your favorite site(s) for glass &...

Do a search on your favorite site(s) for glass & tile bits, or multimaterial bits. Plenty to choose from. Here are the ones I used for drilling through my wall tiles to mount my shower door:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By greenjp
I had a shower fail in pretty much exactly the...

I had a shower fail in pretty much exactly the same sequence. Hmm where's this water coming from. Oh there's cracks in the grout in the shower. Uh oh some of these tiles are loose. What is this,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By greenjp
Howdy folks. Been a while since I've been able...

Howdy folks. Been a while since I've been able to work on this but am now strategizing for the next steps. I sistered in some 2x4 and 2x6s and added a cross piece here and there, so almost the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By greenjp
The product you're talking about is cement board,...

The product you're talking about is cement board, not concrete board, and yes it is an appropriate product for your shower. It will require additional measures for waterproofing, either in the form...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By greenjp
First order of business this morning was...

First order of business this morning was replacing a leaking coolant hose on the MIL's car. With that out of the way I turned my attention to the bathroom...

The tiles came up very easily, just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By greenjp
Kevin, Good eye. That's the end of a long...

Kevin,
Good eye. That's the end of a long bolt running through all three joists, the other end can be seen in this photo. It appears they put the 3rd one in, probably when the house was built, as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By greenjp
I am back at the house with every tool and spare...

I am back at the house with every tool and spare supply I think I could use. Took a closer look at the joist structure and found the following:
The joists are 9"x1.5" on 16" centers.
They are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,807
Posted By greenjp
Thomas have you considered using one of the...

Thomas have you considered using one of the inherently waterproof foam boards? Wedi, Kerdiboard, etc? The only drawback is cost but they require no additional waterproofing, are very light and easy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By greenjp
This bathroom and the adjacent master bath were...

This bathroom and the adjacent master bath were both remodeled (a couple years apart by different people) and the PVC pipe seems to be related to those jobs. The original piping looks to be ABS. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By greenjp
Mike I was planning on doing exactly that,...

Mike I was planning on doing exactly that, cutting the drain off down in the basement and then replacing it all when the time comes. The drain piping in the basement is weird, some of it is white...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By greenjp
floor & toilet problem

My mother in law has a small full bathroom in her home that was remodeled about 10-12 years ago. Unfortunately her husband passed away a few years ago and there's not much record of who or what was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By greenjp
Ridgid has a system that from what I can tell is...

Ridgid has a system that from what I can tell is nearly a copy of Spin Doctor, available at HD. 100 of the tops are $20, 100 of the bottom pieces are $10. They make a few different kinds of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By greenjp
Sorta too late now but there's a thing called an...

Sorta too late now but there's a thing called an edge profile that's specifically made for this purpose. Schluter makes them and if you stroll the tile section of your local big box store you'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By greenjp
The good thing about a Wedi shower base is that...

The good thing about a Wedi shower base is that the entire thing is inherently waterproof. That is, damaging the top cement/fiber layer won't compromise the waterproofing.

So if you carefully...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By greenjp
Suggest contacting Wedi with this question,...

Suggest contacting Wedi with this question, they'll be able to give you the official position on any of these options.

As for the drain cover, Wedi supplies an extender piece with the base &...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,701
Posted By greenjp
In post #61 - "Keracaulk U Avalanche color for...

In post #61 - "Keracaulk U Avalanche color for where wall meets the floor in the shower (per floor and decor's suggestion)."

Keracaulk U is a Mapei acrylic caulk - in a shower you want to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By greenjp
When in doubt, consult the product's installation...

When in doubt, consult the product's installation instructions. According to Schluter, for 16" spaced joists, the minimum subfloor thickness for single layer plywood or OSD is 5/8 tongue & groove. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By greenjp
So you're worried the finished tile will be above...

So you're worried the finished tile will be above the existing hardwood?

What is the existing 1/2" underlayment? Plywood? It's not advisable to tile directly to that. What's the joist...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,891
Posted By greenjp
I did something like Ali is suggesting when my...

I did something like Ali is suggesting when my shower leaked down into our living room :uhh: It was not obvious after removing the drywall from the living room ceiling where the water was coming...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-04-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By greenjp
I set ours at 84 for 0530-0900 and 1900-2200...

I set ours at 84 for 0530-0900 and 1900-2200 (0700-1000 and 1900-2300 on the weekend) as those are the hours we're most likely to be in there without shoes on. The rest of the day it's set for 64...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 10,227
Posted By greenjp
The manufacturers of this stuff generally provide...

The manufacturers of this stuff generally provide excellent product information so best to check with them as the primary source. According to USG...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By greenjp
The age old question! So common Schluter has a...

The age old question! So common Schluter has a video dedicated to it. How large are your tiles and what trowel do you plan to install them with? If they're not too big and you're going to be using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 10,227
Posted By greenjp
What's with the studs (or lack thereof) on the...

What's with the studs (or lack thereof) on the right side?

The foam boards are not the same thing as a surface applied membrane. Some companies make both things though. Schluter for instance...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 10,227
Posted By greenjp
Study, take your time, and don't scrimp on the...

Study, take your time, and don't scrimp on the prep work.

I did my first (and only) shower last year and used the Wedi system. It seemed to me as a complete and utter noob to be the simplest...
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