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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2020, 01:33 AM
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Posted By CommanderCut
Thanks for the reply. This is more of an...

Thanks for the reply.

This is more of an informative post. No questions at the moment, just putting down what the plan is for the week.

I spoke with the Ardex/Henry Rep today. I'll just throw...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Gonna bump this thread. Just a quick...

Gonna bump this thread.

Just a quick summary:
2 layers of plywood down (3/4" original subfloor and 1/2" nominal on top of that).
The floor is crowned, about 3/8" low on the left side and 5/16"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
I realize in the previous post I said "level" the...

I realize in the previous post I said "level" the floor. I am just trying to make it flat for the uncoupling membrane. Not necessarily level.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Alright, it's been a couple of days. Got some...

Alright, it's been a couple of days. Got some work done.


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I have removed the toilet flange, removed the water-damaged plywood subfloor under the toilet, added a bunch of bolsters, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Well, my Lowe's trip to pick up 1/2" plywood for...

Well, my Lowe's trip to pick up 1/2" plywood for the layer on top of the subfloor was horrible. There was no 15/32" exterior, BCX plywood left that wasn't covered with tons of mold. This is what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
I suppose you are probably referring to...

I suppose you are probably referring to this:Plytanium Plywood (https://www.lowes.com/pd/Plytanium-15-32-CAT-PS1-09-Square-Structural-Plywood-Pine-Application-as-4-x-8/3010108) which says it is rated...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Over my dead body! hahaha I spoke with my...

Over my dead body! hahaha

I spoke with my wife and we agreed that the height difference isn't too terrible (between the hallway and the bathroom) and doing the second layer of plywood as you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
The hallway flooring sits 0.77" above the current...

The hallway flooring sits 0.77" above the current plywood subfloor (which measures 0.73").

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Adding on an additional 15/32" piece of plywood...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
CX, You mentioned that my 3/4” plywood...

CX,

You mentioned that my 3/4” plywood subfloor was “less than you would like” for laying tile.

If it does not create an uneven surface from the hallway (and it might, I’m not home at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Plumbing question - (if this is the wrong place...

Plumbing question -
(if this is the wrong place to post this question, let me know. You all have been immensely helpful so far).

I got a new mixing valve to replace our old one that is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
I was thinking about just replacing that entire...

I was thinking about just replacing that entire panel, it’s not too much larger than the extent of the water damage itself.

Thanks for the advice about the plywood and how to replace it. That job...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
2. Understood. Will return and use non-premixed...

2. Understood. Will return and use non-premixed modified thinset.

3/4. I will replace the damaged subfloor.

5. Got it. Cool.

Working on fixing the plumbing today and tomorrow. Fixing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
1. <...nervous laugh...> 2. Custom's...

1. <...nervous laugh...>

2. Custom's SimpleSet Pre-mixed Thin-set Mortar. Exceeds A136.1 Type one.
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3/4. Ummm, kinda soft... I stuck the screwdriver in as recommended and it sinks in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Well, some more progress (hopefully forward...

Well, some more progress (hopefully forward progress this time).

Here is where I am at:

Using a planer mostly, and an oscillating multitool/sander for places the planer couldn't reach, I got...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Got the planar and some furring strips! Giving it...

Got the planar and some furring strips! Giving it a go in the morning.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
The tub. O the tub! It was a "shoot first,...

The tub. O the tub! It was a "shoot first, question later" purchase from my wife. Bootz Aloha, porcelain on steel. The bottom of the tub has a Styrofoam base.

I used Henry 549 to level the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
The tub drain is one of those adjustable...

The tub drain is one of those adjustable do-hickeys from the big box store, so I think that will be alright. I have access to the tub drain from behind that wall on the left through the closet there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Got it. Well, I have my work cut out for me....

Got it. Well, I have my work cut out for me. Work was busy today, but I will be back with an update Friday after I fix the studs!

I'll do as you said and bring the tub leg out to 3 inches on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Thank you for the prompt reply, CX and Mr. Upton....

Thank you for the prompt reply, CX and Mr. Upton. I really appreciate the advice. I made my way off to the hardware store to get some plywood. My neighbor has a planar and a table saw, so I can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By CommanderCut
Bathroom Renovation Questions

Good day!

I am a first time DIY'er. I am running into several problems and am looking for help. My wife likes to "shoot first, ask questions later," meaning that sometimes things get...
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