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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 419
Posted By cx
Michael, if you plan to remove and replace the...

Michael, if you plan to remove and replace the subfloor, please do yourself a favor and don't start with anything less than nominal 3/4" plywood for your first layer.

My opinion; worth price...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By cx
Welcome, Vic. :) I see you brushing up on...

Welcome, Vic. :)

I see you brushing up on the requirements for Small Claims Court in your fair State to recoup your loss.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By cx
So you're trying to bond an aluminum sheet to...

So you're trying to bond an aluminum sheet to gypsum drywall.

Reading that product recommendation from the manufacturer is a bit tricky and not well suited to USA readers. It's possible to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By cx
A link to "these panels" might be helpful here,...

A link to "these panels" might be helpful here, Jeff.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By cx
Getting a bit confusing there, Dee. Cement, in...

Getting a bit confusing there, Dee. Cement, in the context of your SOG is one component of the concrete. That's making me wonder what you mean by "New Cement" in your drawing if it's not concrete....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,407
Posted By cx
Not sure just what you're telling us there,...

Not sure just what you're telling us there, Andrew. You could have either type of joint either with or without a grout gap between the pieces. Using some styles of stone trims I have also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 209
Posted By cx
1. Same thing that's in un-bonded, reinforced...

1. Same thing that's in un-bonded, reinforced deck mud, Mike; a mixture of about 5 parts sand and 1 part Portland cement with just enough water to hold it together.

2. And after all those years...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By cx
Welcome, Dee. :) A very useful drawing, but...

Welcome, Dee. :)

A very useful drawing, but a photo or two might help here to give us a bit of perspective on what you're working with.

The problem I see is with the waterproofing of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By cx
Again, not enough perspective for some of us to...

Again, not enough perspective for some of us to tell what we're looking at in that photo, Chris.

As for the plywood, I can't tell what might be part of the fixture and what might be packaging. In...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By cx
Chris, my advice against the use of the...

Chris, my advice against the use of the liquid-applied membrane for the shower receptor is a personal choice, not a manufacturer or industry recommendation. I know Laticrete recommends use of their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Chris. :) A link to the...

Welcome back, Chris. :)

A link to the specific tub you're installing might be useful.

Not enough perspective in your photo for some of us to determine just what we're looking at, but the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Chris. :) I've combined your...

Welcome back, Chris. :)

I've combined your new thread with one of your previous threads on this shower so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered.

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 419
Posted By cx
'Fraid you've lost me completely there, Michael. ...

'Fraid you've lost me completely there, Michael. Perhaps some photos?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 419
Posted By cx
Welcome, Michael. I'll fix your signature. :) ...

Welcome, Michael. I'll fix your signature. :)

I'm confused. If you are on the first floor of a pier and beam foundation, why would you not just re-route the lavatory drain under the floor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 540
Posted By cx
14. Nope, wouldn't use anything like that. Your...

14. Nope, wouldn't use anything like that. Your Lowe's will also have Duram's Water Putty....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-26-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By cx
Joseph, if you'll enter truck into the Advanced...

Joseph, if you'll enter truck into the Advanced Search feature and ask for Titles you'll find lots of discussion of trucks and trailers for hauling tools and equipment to job sites. Here's one of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 540
Posted By cx
Unfortunately, Veronica, the 15/32nds is the...

Unfortunately, Veronica, the 15/32nds is the standard thickness for "nominal" 1/2" structural plywood these days. And they (manufacturers) get another 1/32nd as a tolerance. Similar to nominal 2x4s...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By cx
If it's a tile floor you'd definitely want to...

If it's a tile floor you'd definitely want to space your baseboard tiles at least an eighth-inch above the floor and caulk that joint.

I've tried both their satin and satin caulks. If I were...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 540
Posted By cx
Better than you need, but if it says it's an...

Better than you need, but if it says it's an exterior glue panel, it would work for your application. Most such letter-graded panels are exterior glue, but I can't tell what they're selling you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 540
Posted By cx
Not necessary for the second subfloor layer,...

Not necessary for the second subfloor layer, Veronica.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,627
Posted By cx
No reason I'm aware of that would prohibit...

No reason I'm aware of that would prohibit contact there, Dan. You could even strap the pipe to the new support if you wanted.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,014
Posted By cx
All stone is through-body, John. There are a lot...

All stone is through-body, John. There are a lot of through-body porcelains out there, too, but they'll be a lot more difficult for you to shape the edge on your own. Can be done, though.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By cx
Josh, it'll help if you'll keep all the project...

Josh, it'll help if you'll keep all the 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 it a more generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By cx
Easiest way to remove those receptors is to cut a...

Easiest way to remove those receptors is to cut a square around the drain with your circular saw. With that out of the way you may find it much easier to cut off the drain riser and go on from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tom. :) Short answer is, maybe. ...

Welcome, Tom. :)

Short answer is, maybe.

A photo or two of what you're working with would certainly help. Use the paper-clip icon above the Reply dialog box to attach photos from storage on...
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