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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-23-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By D & D Reno
Asbestos Testing

Quoting a bathroom remodel. Gut to studs, plumbing, tile shower, etc. I have a feeling the wall panels used asbestos adhesive. Looks similar to what we have saw doing floors. Anyone have any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By D & D Reno
Regular Kerdi? This shows 8mils. Am I missing...

Regular Kerdi? This shows 8mils. Am I missing something?

https://s3.amazonaws.com/scclegacy/media/Waterproofing-ENG.pdf?v=201501240603

Either way I’m definitely confused on the thicknesses. Lol...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By D & D Reno
A picture would help to see what your working...

A picture would help to see what your working with.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By D & D Reno
Maybe I was confused on what on in your walls. I...

Maybe I was confused on what on in your walls. I thought you were going down to studs and didn’t want to do cement board on studs with a membrane over cement board.

The foam boards typically...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By D & D Reno
CX is right, Kerdi is what I meant. I believe...

CX is right, Kerdi is what I meant. I believe that would have gotten you close.

Either way, glad you got it figured out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By D & D Reno
Regarding the 2” drop for plumbing code, it...

Regarding the 2” drop for plumbing code, it doesn’t apply to curbless in my state. 2” applies only when it actually has a curb. Very odd in the wording, but that’s how it is. Each state obviously...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By D & D Reno
If you are trying to avoid cement board (it isn’t...

If you are trying to avoid cement board (it isn’t fun to work with), use one of the foam waterproof boards. Kerdi Board, Laticrete Hydro Ban, etc.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By D & D Reno
Carpet over concrete is not necessarily glued...

Carpet over concrete is not necessarily glued down. Glue down is usually commercial carpet. I have pad and carpet over concrete in my finished lower level; just tack strip around perimeter.

Read...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By D & D Reno
I think Kerdi Band is 5/32 thick. That would fill...

I think Kerdi Band is 5/32 thick. That would fill in the gap. Not sure how much of a hurry you’re in, but I could mail you a piece. Not worth buying a roll for yourself.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By D & D Reno
Just reiterating what they said. Run a level...

Just reiterating what they said. Run a level after every row and stick wedges in to keep it all level on the way up. If you don’t, you often get to the ceiling and find you have a problem too big to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By D & D Reno
Also, I would make sure to do your due diligence...

Also, I would make sure to do your due diligence about what work your plumber is doing for you. Pics, references, etc. It very may well exist, but I would be surprised a properly licensed plumber is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By D & D Reno
You could do vinyl plank over the hardie.

You could do vinyl plank over the hardie.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By D & D Reno
Is that a wet saw? Enough water? Good blade?

Is that a wet saw? Enough water? Good blade?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By D & D Reno
As stated, no “manufacturer approved” way due to...

As stated, no “manufacturer approved” way due to two different types of waterproofing systems. If it were mine in your situation though, I’d Kerdi band the seam of the niche to the HardiBacker and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By D & D Reno
Just did one like that, it is a Pfister. Here’s a...

Just did one like that, it is a Pfister. Here’s a pic of it for reference. They do make new cartridges.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By D & D Reno
Not to buck the majority here, but in my...

Not to buck the majority here, but in my experience the multiple subfloors won’t affect vinyl plank if you’ve stopped the deflection. Vinyl plank is pretty impressive stuff from the point of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By D & D Reno
CX gave good advice. Other suggestion is do you...

CX gave good advice. Other suggestion is do you have any “play” to just lift up your exposed pipe to fit in the drain? I have had situation where the drain waste lines have tons of play and can make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,642
Posted By D & D Reno
Since you are concerned about thickness, have you...

Since you are concerned about thickness, have you considered staining the concrete? There are companies around me that do the most amazing work in regards to staining, stamped, etc. I am not very...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By D & D Reno
Oh man! My wife would kill for a vanity that...

Oh man! My wife would kill for a vanity that long! I’d probably end up the last foot, while her total array of whatever she does in the bathroom was spread out. Maybe it would make the girls in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By D & D Reno
If doing a floating/laminate floor, make sure it...

If doing a floating/laminate floor, make sure it is vinyl. Don’t get a “waterproof” wood engineered product. Pergo makes one they claim is waterproof, but still wood based. Leave an expansion gap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By D & D Reno
Agree with the All Set comment. I’ve found when...

Agree with the All Set comment. I’ve found when someone doesn’t like it, they usually aren’t following the mixing instructions as stated on the bag. It is very sticky stuff though, don’t leave it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By D & D Reno
That looks rough. Is the floor grouted? If not,...

That looks rough. Is the floor grouted? If not, it looks like thinset squeezed up between the joints. Gonna be hard to get it out to grout. Kinda surprised it looks like he didn’t protect the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,366
Posted By D & D Reno
Flexcolor CQ does state not to be used in...

Flexcolor CQ does state not to be used in submerged environments, so theoretically water locked behind could be the equivalent of that and cause failure. I would clean out the loose and regrout, CQ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-29-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By D & D Reno
Did they say why to no luan? I’ve never done it,...

Did they say why to no luan? I’ve never done it, but am curious as to their specific reason.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By D & D Reno
I am not sure it is cohesive, but Ditra is 1/8”...

I am not sure it is cohesive, but Ditra is 1/8” thick. You could possible put that under pan. I would call Schluter and confirm though. Not sure if it would be allowed since the pan would be a...
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