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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2017, 10:04 AM
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Posted By udtp0011
Well I removed the slate tiles, the concrete...

Well I removed the slate tiles, the concrete isn't all cracked up but it is rather gouged up now.... Some of the gouges are a half an inch thick from the tile removal. Should I try to remove as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By udtp0011
Removing/Prepping over Spancrete

I'm removing slate tile that is over spancrete and prepping it for new tile. I've chipped away a few of the tiles and it appears that the tile is laid directly on the concrete slab. Also the slab...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Thanks Kevin, when you say LFT mortar will work,...

Thanks Kevin, when you say LFT mortar will work, are you saying its not necessarily needed? Is it applied differently than regular thinset? I have have 1.5 bags of regular thinset, but could return...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Also on the thinset, is the regular versabond OK...

Also on the thinset, is the regular versabond OK to use, or should I be getting the versabond LFT?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Yep we did redgard. On the plank floor tiles...

Yep we did redgard.

On the plank floor tiles what is the general consensus on 1/16 vs 1/8 grout lines? Tiles are just over 5" wide by 31" long.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Ahh yea on the tub it has sort of a double...

Ahh yea on the tub it has sort of a double flange. Here's a picture. And it's hardibacker thanks for the tip to dampen the floor first.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Nope that's just the pvc pipe with duct tape on...

Nope that's just the pvc pipe with duct tape on it. Still need to put the flange on after the tile is done.

Any comment on the tile around the floor register?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Here is a picture of the progress so far. Still...

Here is a picture of the progress so far. Still need to caulk.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
So I'm further along and were getting ready for...

So I'm further along and were getting ready for the floor tile. I have to cut around this heat register in the floor. Is this the best way to do it or is this going to crack in few months due to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Can anyone comment on how far over to go with the...

Can anyone comment on how far over to go with the drywall? Attached is a picture before I gutted the bathroom and a picture if what it currently looks like. Should I bring the drywall all the way...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Ok thanks. How about on the seam between the...

Ok thanks. How about on the seam between the durock and sheetrock? Don't need to know how to seal it right this moment. But I'm hoping to finish the sheetrock on the back wall tonight so need to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Also is there a way to make my picture so you can...

Also is there a way to make my picture so you can click on it and see it bigger? Its a high resolution picture, but maybe when I upload it, it shrinks it to the smallest picture size therefore not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Bathtub Tile and Niche questions

We gutted our entire bathroom and are at the sheetrock/durock phase. Where the durock meets the sheetrock how much should I overlap the sheetrock with tile? And where the durock and sheetrock meet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Yes they are only 100" long, it appears that part...

Yes they are only 100" long, it appears that part of the house was the stairs to the basement at one time. So there is a header that those tie into. Attached is a close up picture showing this.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Yes I'm willing to put some sister joists in and...

Yes I'm willing to put some sister joists in and maybe even use 1/2 ply on top of the 3/4 I put down. The only joists I could really add a sister joist to are 6 and 7, and I suppose maybe 3, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Pictures

Pictures
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
So I have most of the floor out. Under the tub...

So I have most of the floor out. Under the tub where the 2 sheets of plywood were it was a stairway at one time. Attached is a picture of the floor joist layout. A couple notes.

1. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
I take that back there is a beam under the main...

I take that back there is a beam under the main wall (not the laundry wall I mentioned in my previous post, lol) in the basement. So the max unsupported span is 14.5'.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
The unsupported length is basically the width of...

The unsupported length is basically the width of the house which is 27'. There is a wall in the basement I can see from the laundry room but it's just a 2x4 wall that I don't believe is meant to be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
So I started removing the subfloor. Glad I did,...

So I started removing the subfloor. Glad I did, top layer was Luan and so far I've found a piece of partial board and the diagonal slats are in basically half of the bathroom. I'm most likely...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
How would you even go about tearing down to the...

How would you even go about tearing down to the floor joists? The bathroom is in the center of the house, and neither of the 2 walls falls directly on a floor joist (pretty typical I'd think).
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
The subfloor is a little more complicated than...

The subfloor is a little more complicated than that, I'm only going off of what I can see. So under the tub it has two 1/2" sheets only. Then under the vanity on the other side of the bathroom it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,723
Posted By udtp0011
Bathroom Flooring questions

We are currently in the process of a full bathroom remodel. For the flooring, we removed a layer of stick on tiles and a layer of linoleum. At that point we are down to a layer of ΒΌ inch...
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