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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2020, 04:21 AM
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Posted By vbtalent
Thanks... :) I must say that I admire you...

Thanks... :)

I must say that I admire you pro's who do this for a living - this is a lot of hard work! Hopefully when I'm finished the personal satisfaction will out weigh the physical anguish,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
quick bump...

quick bump...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2020, 05:51 AM
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Posted By vbtalent
Any suggestions for addressing seams where the...

Any suggestions for addressing seams where the backboard isn't perfectly flat? possibly shaving the seam or something like that... just small areas.

There may have been some thin set that had...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Can I lay tile the same day I lay the CBU?

Can I lay tile the same day I lay the CBU?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Roger that on the thin set for setting the CBU -...

Roger that on the thin set for setting the CBU - jadnashua

... and roger that on the tape - CX. I thought that was B.S.!

VB,
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Thanks Dan for confirming, I think we were saying...

Thanks Dan for confirming, I think we were saying the same things.. just on a different wave length.

So the floor is pretty flat but the installation requirements for Hardie say to use a 1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
I'm setting a 24"x24" tile.. I think it should be...

I'm setting a 24"x24" tile.. I think it should be the LFT thin set.

Since I already have the VB I'll use what I have but was confused by the comment that was made about "not the LFT variant". I'm...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
ss3964spd, did I misunderstand your reply?

ss3964spd, did I misunderstand your reply?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Using Versabond for plywood to Hardie...

Using Versabond for plywood to Hardie (https://www.homedepot.com/p/Custom-Building-Products-VersaBond-White-50-lbs-Fortified-Thinset-Mortar-MTSW50/100091767)

Using VersaBond Natural Stone for Tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Gotch on the flattening of the surface as opposed...

Gotch on the flattening of the surface as opposed to bonding for the CBU...

I bought Versabond for the Ditra and I assume that will suffice for the leveling?

VB,
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Can I use the same thin set I was going to use...

Can I use the same thin set I was going to use for setting the Ditra for setting the CBU?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Thanks... the project rages on, lol!

Thanks... the project rages on, lol!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-29-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
No thoughts on construction adhesive between the...

No thoughts on construction adhesive between the top 1/4" layer and the sub floor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
ss3964spd, I hear all of the items you're saying....

ss3964spd, I hear all of the items you're saying. The subfloor is attached via nails and it looks like the 1/4" is stapled, it's very flat and very stable.

My plan is to screw the existing 1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
When reattaching some of the 1/4" plywood to the...

When reattaching some of the 1/4" plywood to the sub floor is it preferred to use construction adhesive or simply nail and screw it to the floor joists?

Can I also use the same thin set I was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
So, a 1/4" CBU...

So, a 1/4" CBU (https://www.lowes.com/pd/DUROCK-Brand-0-25-in-x-36-in-x-60-in-Cement-Backer-Board/1000383885) on top of the 1/4" plywood fastened directly to the floor joists, got it.

1/4" CBU...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 07:09 PM
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Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Dan, what's the finished floor height with 1/2"...

Dan, what's the finished floor height with 1/2" ply? 3/4 + 1/2 + 3/16 + 1/8 (Ditra) + 1/2 = 2"?


CX, Dan recommended DITRA.. you'd go with 3/4 + 1/4 + 1/2 (CBU) why not the Ditra??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
OK, I understand CBU then. So then I'm at a...

OK, I understand CBU then.

So then I'm at a crossroads... :confused: I have DITRA but I'm more comfortable with a backer board material (CBU).

Given my circumstances which would you think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Thanks for the input. The floor is very flat and...

Thanks for the input. The floor is very flat and very sound so I'm contemplating it, am I more concerned about the flatness or the adhesion of the thinset to the ply and the Ditra??

I'm unfamiliar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
1 - 3/4" 2 - 1/4" 3 - Yes 4 - Staples, but...

1 - 3/4"
2 - 1/4"
3 - Yes
4 - Staples, but it can be screwed down

VB,
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
After removing the carpet from one of the rooms...

After removing the carpet from one of the rooms the floor already has some plywood underneath it and its in very good shape can I lay Ditra right on top of it, seems like unnecessary work to remove...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Thanks for the link. We have some white...

Thanks for the link.

We have some white grout in another section of the house and it has greyed over time with foot traffic. I was hoping they had made some progress on keeping it white with some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm also good...

Thanks for the suggestions.

I'm also good with a Lowes product.. MAPEI...what's your take on that manufacturer??...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
I overlooked that CX, thanks. Last question...

I overlooked that CX, thanks.

Last question I hope... grout.

Is the preference for floors to go with sanded grout when laying LFT's?

Any particular brands that are recommended? Does this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,268
Posted By vbtalent
I have read the manual but there is no indication...

I have read the manual but there is no indication of coverage or material usage.

I'll be using a 1/2" trowel but that would really not impact the amount of thinset needed to "cover" the DITRA???
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