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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Hi Bob Thanks again for your response. If...

Hi Bob
Thanks again for your response. If my beam plan won't work and the 2x6 bottom chord sistering is too invasive and expensive. I guess my last choice is no tile on the floor or perhaps tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Hi Bob Thanks for responding. I do need...

Hi Bob
Thanks for responding. I do need to beef up the subfloor as there a tub and a shower in that area. Starting in the corner where A and B sit on the the foundation, there is a 3'x6' tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Thank you CX It does seem doable, but what...

Thank you CX
It does seem doable, but what do I know? Are there any engineers out there that would like to solidify the details a little bit? it would be greatly appreciated.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Sorry I couldn't figure out how to put the...

Sorry I couldn't figure out how to put the drawing in the body of the post. Hopefully the attachment will be enough.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Hello again Took me awhile to get a file to...

Hello again
Took me awhile to get a file to upload. Here is the picture. The proposed beam will bolster the strength of Truss A and B with half the weight being transfered to the foundation at one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Hi Dana I suppose anything is possible, but...

Hi Dana
I suppose anything is possible, but the other end of the span is littered with duct work and I would have to cut into the ceiling in the downstairs bedroom to rerout everything. I was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Hello again Dana That will take care of...

Hello again Dana
That will take care of the deflection for the sheathing but my worry is the deflection along the length of the trusses in that 24" span area. according to the tables my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
Hello Dana It seems that I am a non...

Hello Dana
It seems that I am a non practicing contractor at the moment. There is not enough work going around right now so I am tackling a bath remodel on my own home. I may as well build some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,176
Posted By j schwietz
webbed floor truss problem

Hello Everyone
Love the site. I refer to it regularly.
My problem is, that I am not used to webbed floor trusses. The trusses are 2x4 material, 16" OC, unsupported length is 25' 4", and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By j schwietz
Shower pan

Thank you Gregg I appreciate your input. Jeff
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By j schwietz
shower pan

Thank you Gregg The drain was roughed in when the house was built and the location won't allow for a prefab drain. I suppose the floor could be saw cut and the drain relocated, but if a prefab pan...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By j schwietz
shower pan

Hello I have recently moved to Colorado and am in the process of installing a mud bed shower pan in a basement. The codes here require a floating type stud wall setup where there is a gap between the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By j schwietz
Hi Scott The preslope and drain are already in,...

Hi Scott The preslope and drain are already in, The next shower will be Kerdi. I think I'm going to scrap the old liner and drive an hour to the next Lowes or Home depot and pick up some PVC unless...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By j schwietz
Hi Matt I don't know the name of the...

Hi Matt I don't know the name of the manufacturer, but all the PVC liners I have seen are the light grey and pretty clean looking. The liner I have is tire inner tube black and it has that kind of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By j schwietz
Rubber Liner

Hello I seem to have run into another snag. I ordered a PVC liner from a local plumbing supply store. I put in the preslope today then went to pick up the liner and it was rubber. At least I think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By j schwietz
Thanks CX That explains it. Thanks everyone for...

Thanks CX That explains it. Thanks everyone for your help.
Good Luck
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By j schwietz
Brian I am not sure I understand your response....

Brian I am not sure I understand your response. Let me clarify. The drain That is installed is the type you would use on a fiberglass or acrylic shower floor, it is two pieces. One goes under the the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By j schwietz
Thank you for the responses Brian The drain...

Thank you for the responses
Brian The drain doesn't have any weepholes which I suppose I could remedy with a few holes drilled through the adjustable part of the drain, but do you think I could just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By j schwietz
Mud pan problems

I am a remodeler and I have a customer that is in the process of putting in a shower. He contacted me because a plumber installed the mud pan and he felt it wasn't done correctly. I checked it out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,908
Posted By j schwietz
Mike In response to your private message. I...

Mike
In response to your private message. I bit the bullet and took up the bad subfloor in as many areas as I could and blocked the edges where The old meets the new There are a few non traffic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,908
Posted By j schwietz
Thank you John Just one more scenario. If I...

Thank you John
Just one more scenario. If I leave the plywood and install 5/8 in the right direction and then install ditra (if I can get it in 1 day) will that work.
Jeff
added:I did...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,908
Posted By j schwietz
Hello I am not sure if I am getting my...

Hello
I am not sure if I am getting my point across. From the beginning I never intended to put plywood on parralell to the joists. Some other numbskull had done that before me. I am leaving the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2006, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,908
Posted By j schwietz
Thank you for your replies I will be...

Thank you for your replies
I will be installing the plywood in the proper direction. I am a remodeling contractor of 25 years and I am well aware of plywoods strength axis and its proper...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,908
Posted By j schwietz
Plywood subloor running in wrong direction

Hello
I am doing a remodel on my sisters bathroom. The original ceramic tile was laid on 3/8" particle board over 3/4 t&g plywood on 12" ctrs. During demo
I discovered the plywood is not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,761
Posted By j schwietz
Thanks Bob

To clarify I can use the kerdi drain with kerdi mat and thinset it directly to the redgaurded cbu. Is this correct?
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