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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,428
Posted By cx
Carol, the OP hasn't been back to the site for...

Carol, the OP hasn't been back to the site for seven years. Don't think you're likely to get a response, but it doesn't hurt to try I suppose.

You'd get far better results if you'd start a thread...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By cx
Welcome, Andrew. :) You can attach photos...

Welcome, Andrew. :)

You can attach photos from storage on your computer using the paper-clip icon above the Reply dialog box.

What you tried to do in your first post won't work and we'll need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 562
Posted By cx
Looks good from over here, Tracy. :)

Looks good from over here, Tracy. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By cx
Pretty simple math, Frans. If your Sakrete...

Pretty simple math, Frans. If your Sakrete weighs 60 pounds and is a 4:1 mix of sand and cement, you'd need to add 12 additional pounds of sand to make it a 5:1 mix. That'd be roughly a quarter of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By cx
Chris, Dan could have added SLC to his list in...

Chris, Dan could have added SLC to his list in post #11. No manufacturer will allow his product to be installed over a sawn board subfloor. None.

Look again at post #3. I was not kidding when I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By cx
Welcome, jack. :) I agree with Peter on the...

Welcome, jack. :)

I agree with Peter on the step. Not sure I like the staging platform much better.


7. Do you plan to tile the floor outside the shower?

8. If yes, have you evaluated...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By cx
'Fraid I don't understand the thinking there,...

'Fraid I don't understand the thinking there, Stephanie.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By cx
Kerdi is about 19 mils thick, Antonio.

Kerdi is about 19 mils thick, Antonio.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By cx
I presumed that meant a fully enclosed and...

I presumed that meant a fully enclosed and covered room that was not conditioned space, Jim.

Perhaps we need clarification on that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By cx
We can't tell without knowing the species, grade,...

We can't tell without knowing the species, grade, and unsupported span of the joists, Chris.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,250
Posted By cx
There are no dumb questions here, Adam, if you...

There are no dumb questions here, Adam, if you don't know the answer. We do, however, reserve the right to supply some pretty dumb answers at times. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By cx
The reason for the half-inch plywood is to...

The reason for the half-inch plywood is to isolate the tile substrate and tile installation from the inherent movement in the sawn board subflooring. No manufacturer of tile substrate products will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By cx
A geographic location in your User Profile is...

A geographic location in your User Profile is frequently helpful in answering some types of questions, Stephanie.

Most (all?) manufacturers of ceramic tile installation products are going to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By cx
Welcome, Chris. :)You understand that the minimum...

Welcome, Chris. :)You understand that the minimum requirement is that you add a minimum of nominal 1/2" exterior glue plywood with no face of grade lower than C and then an appropriate tiling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By cx
Please keep all the project questions on this...

Please keep all the project questions on this thread, Jim.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By cx
Antonio, KerdiBand actually measures about 16...

Antonio, KerdiBand actually measures about 16 mils thick. That's far, far less than 5/32nds of an inch.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,147
Posted By cx
It always troubles me to see folks do such a nice...

It always troubles me to see folks do such a nice job of tiling a shower floor when there is still much work to do on the walls and ceilings. You're gonna need to provide a lot of protection for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By cx
Mark, have you downloaded the Kerdi Shower...

Mark, have you downloaded the Kerdi Shower Installation Handbook from the Schluter website? If not, please do yourself a big favor and download that and read it all so you have a better idea of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By cx
Mark, you're using the wrong stuff. Stop! ...

Mark, you're using the wrong stuff. Stop!

The "mortar" used to create the sloped floor in the shower is not thinset mortar. Thinset mortar is used for bonding tile to the substrate or bonding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,250
Posted By cx
Adam, you can scrape the grout out of those...

Adam, you can scrape the grout out of those joints as you clean the grout on the rest of the tile surfaces. Or you can try the Admiral's method if you like. She may be onto something, but I wonder...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By cx
You posted it as a new thread, Danno, I merged it...

You posted it as a new thread, Danno, I merged it with your project thread for continuity.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By cx
Chris, I'm sure you're gonna find a disclaimer...

Chris, I'm sure you're gonna find a disclaimer somewhere in Schluter's published literature somewhere for those shelves saying they are not intended for use as hand-holds or similar supports.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By cx
Danno, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Danno, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give the thread a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Mark. :) 1. Any of those...

Welcome back, Mark. :)

1. Any of those would be acceptable. I would choose b.

2. Don't understand. Why would you want something other than the 5/8ths" drywall ceiling?

3. The double...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By cx
1. So long as the original joist has a...

1. So long as the original joist has a sufficient footprint on the load bearing supports, you can add the sister joist with no contact on the supports at all. If you are somehow able to exceed the...
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