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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By cx
"My area" would be more meaningful if you'd add a...

"My area" would be more meaningful if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile, Tom.

Depends upon where you shop. Homer carries USG (the former USG) products, including the Easy Sand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By cx
Jay, while you're correct about the advertised...

Jay, while you're correct about the advertised grout joint width allowance for that Fusion Pro, I strongly suggest you make up a test board with Lou's comments in mind before you commit to the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By cx
Nothing that exotic (or expensive) required. A...

Nothing that exotic (or expensive) required. A good PVA paint primer is often recommended. You can get such in Kilz brand at your local home center.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 782
Posted By cx
First recommendation would be for you to call up...

First recommendation would be for you to call up our Advanced Search feature and type in marble shower. Read at least a few of threads about the problems with that material in a shower before making...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By cx
Some of us will need a little help with that,...

Some of us will need a little help with that, Tyler. Thought we were dealing with tile over a wood framed floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By cx
First, determine what you have for subflooring. ...

First, determine what you have for subflooring. The subflooring is usually more critical than the joist structure when it comes to a ceramic tile installation.

If your house was built within a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By cx
If you don't put the location into your User...

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

Don't know what the stamp represents. It is not a grade stamp.

That deflection...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By cx
Tyler, a geographic location in your User Profile...

Tyler, a geographic location in your User Profile will be helpful in responding to some of these issues.

We don't want to guess at the subflooring. Two sheets of nominal half-inch plywood is not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By cx
Advertised as the world's friendliest tile advice...

Advertised as the world's friendliest tile advice forum, Dustin, and we do try to live up to that. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By cx
This the result of the flood damage for which you...

This the result of the flood damage for which you have a thread, Ron?

No way to know about your cracks 'till you see them. If you have cracks, It's very important to determine if there any height...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By cx
Should be fine, Dustin. My opinion; worth...

Should be fine, Dustin.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tom. :) You're certainly gonna want...

Welcome, Tom. :)

You're certainly gonna want to remove any loose plaster before you do anything else. For the patching and flattening for a kitchen backsplash, you could use some setting-type...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 585
Posted By cx
I would not accept a 2 3/4" "skinny" in a layout...

I would not accept a 2 3/4" "skinny" in a layout using 12"x24" tiles and certainly not to accommodate the location of a niche in the shower wall.

Time for Plan B. :)

My opinion; worth price...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 585
Posted By cx
We're still using 12"x24" tiles, Chris?

We're still using 12"x24" tiles, Chris?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 585
Posted By cx
I would bevel my cuts. The tile industry...

I would bevel my cuts.

The tile industry standards require a movement accommodation joint in the tile surface in any place where there is a change in direction of the substrate. Matters not at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tyler. :) We need a good deal more...

Welcome, Tyler. :)

We need a good deal more information to help you much.

1. What is this "adhesive" you currently have?

2. What is the plywood subflooring? Thickness and edge style?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Dan. :) I've combined your...

Welcome back, Dan. :)

I've combined your original thread on this floor here.

Would help if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile, but even for Southern SPF I can find a span...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By cx
I'd at least try to scrape it off, Dustin, to...

I'd at least try to scrape it off, Dustin, to keep from having bump there come time for tile. If that's not an issue, just bond the KerdiBand over it with more Kerdi Fix. The mechanical overlap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By cx
Welcome, Dustin. :) You're got a problem...

Welcome, Dustin. :)

You're got a problem there.

If you'll read Schluter's instructions for waterproofing that area (available online), you'll find they want you to use Kerdi Fix to bond the...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-25-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By cx
Insurance companies like metal roofs in general...

Insurance companies like metal roofs in general because it helps prevent fires spreading from your neighbor's burning house. In the last neighborhood where I lived last time I lived in the Ft. Worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By cx
That'll work so long as you recognize there will...

That'll work so long as you recognize there will be a significant height difference between a single layer of plywood (never my favorite) and CBU and your previous mortar bed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 585
Posted By cx
Chris, if you'll go to the forum home page you'll...

Chris, if you'll go to the forum home page you'll find a forum called the Alumni Photo Album. In there is a thread called Niches (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=101807) with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By cx
Looks like that might have been a repair when...

Looks like that might have been a repair when that gas(?) line was added at some point?

While I'd likely do something about that gap in subfloor support, it's unlikely to be much of a problem in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By cx
Again, Matt, the actual unsupported span of the...

Again, Matt, the actual unsupported span of the joists?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By cx
Welcome, Matt. :) You're sure the joists are...

Welcome, Matt. :)

You're sure the joists are unsupported for the full 17 feet (I'm guessing you did not mean inches in your post)?

What size are the joists?
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