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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By cx
I trust you do at least have a couple glass cups,...

I trust you do at least have a couple glass cups, Joe?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By cx
That would be correct, AS, a cleavage membrane...

That would be correct, AS, a cleavage membrane would be required for a reinforced mortar bed in your application.But if you also plan to use an optional crack isolation membrane, you would install...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 481,123
Posted By cx
Well, it has been a whole week. Still on the...

Well, it has been a whole week. Still on the same page, though.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Angie. :) Yep, starting over...

Welcome back, Angie. :)

Yep, starting over would certainly seem the best approach, 'specially since you indicate the existing stoop "has settled a few inches." No tellin' just what you might be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,504
Posted By cx
Some photos might be helpful, Art. I'm a bit...

Some photos might be helpful, Art. I'm a bit confused about what "appear to be holes," though. Seems like there would be holes or not holes.

Have you discussed this with the tile contractor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By cx
I'll respectfully disagree with that. I would...

I'll respectfully disagree with that. I would leave that joint open.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By cx
Such repairs over direct bonded waterproofing...

Such repairs over direct bonded waterproofing membranes are often prone to damaging the membrane. That's why I asked. If you think you've repaired it with no harm done, good on you.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By cx
Welcome, Don. :) How did you waterproof your...

Welcome, Don. :)

How did you waterproof your shower receptor?

A photo of your floor might help.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Gadus. :) This is the same car...

Welcome back, Gadus. :)

This is the same car plank subflooring over joists on 36" centers we've visited a couple times before?

If so, the only technically correct method of installing ceramic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By cx
Well, Kevin, that's a good question. For the...

Well, Kevin, that's a good question. For the most part I can say no, that's not what it's for. But the ceramic tile industry has no standard for Uncoupling Membranes, not is there any known testing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By cx
The exposure rating is correct on your structural...

The exposure rating is correct on your structural sheathing, Kevin, but the grade is the problem. The D side ply and the interior plies can have very large open knots, which are not what the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By cx
Contrary to what you might see in that article,...

Contrary to what you might see in that article, you are installing a second layer of structural subflooring, not underlayment. Your Ditra will be your tile underlayment.

Your second layer of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By cx
Program won't let me respond to your PM for...

Program won't let me respond to your PM for reasons unknown, sorry. For editing your signature, click on User CP in blue bar near top of page. Look left for Settings & Options. Below that is Edit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By cx
But hopefully not in that order. You do...

But hopefully not in that order.

You do understand that the minimum thickness of a reinforced mortar bed is 1 1/4 inches, yes?

There is no need to have a level surface for the tiles, only a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,871
Posted By cx
Mike, the tile industry standards call for...

Mike, the tile industry standards call for unsanded grout in joints up to 1/8th" in width, and sanded grouts for joints 1/8th" or greater.

Sanded grout is much stronger than unsanded and less...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By cx
Jake, if you'll look in the Shower Construction...

Jake, if you'll look in the Shower Construction thread in our Liberry, you'll find information on the various mortar mixes you need for a shower, including the "fat mud" you'll want for your curb....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By cx
1. You want a 5 to 1, sand to Portland cement...

1. You want a 5 to 1, sand to Portland cement mix for your deck mud. If you'll look in the Shower Construction thread in our Liberry, you'll find various ways to achieve such a mix. You could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2022, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By cx
Welcome, John. :) The only fix I would...

Welcome, John. :)

The only fix I would recommend there would be to remove the remainder of the mortar bed and replace it with another. Shouldn't be difficult to remove what's left and that also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By cx
Second layer of structural subflooring, properly...

Second layer of structural subflooring, properly installed, does not need to have T&G edges.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By cx
Welcome, Brandon. :) Doesn't tell us much...

Welcome, Brandon. :) Doesn't tell us much without we know at least the unsupported span of the joists and the spacing of them.

1. The NobleSeal TS is applied directly over your plywood subfloor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By cx
Welcome, AS. :) If you don't put that...

Welcome, AS. :)

If you don't put that geographic location into your User Profile, the information will be lost before we leave this page.

You've strayed from the common realm of ceramic tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By cx
I see about a dozen products in your link,...

I see about a dozen products in your link, Gordon. Can you tell us which is installed on your deck?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Gordon. :) Not enough...

Welcome back, Gordon. :)

Not enough information for a reasonable guess. And the first thing I would want is a geographic location in your User Profile.

Is this deck over occupied space?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By cx
The trouble with heading off the joists in that...

The trouble with heading off the joists in that photo, is you've got the doubled members in the wrong place. When you remove a joist, or a couple joists, the problem is that you shift all the load...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-21-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By cx
Your sarcasm was well taken, Jeff. I think it's...

Your sarcasm was well taken, Jeff. I think it's sufficiently exercised.
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