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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jadnashua
www.terrylove.com is good for plumbing stuff. A...

www.terrylove.com is good for plumbing stuff. A look at the trim may also help distinguish what brand it is.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By jadnashua
IF the bathroom floor is not level, then fixing...

IF the bathroom floor is not level, then fixing that with SLC is a good plan. BUT, if it is already level, to save yourself some hassle of thinset, screws, cbu, slc, then the tile, why not use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By jadnashua
There's an article in the 'liberry' on building a...

There's an article in the 'liberry' on building a shower. I think they call for fat mud for the curb covering which is a bit denser, stronger, and stickier than deck mud. IT also calls for some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By jadnashua
To achieve full strength, you need the chemical...

To achieve full strength, you need the chemical reaction of the curing process for cement. In the industry, that's assumed to be after 28-days, but it does continue to get stronger for years...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By jadnashua
If you've already primed, you can put another...

If you've already primed, you can put another layer on prior to pouring the slc as long as you give it the minimum time to dry.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By jadnashua
You can install your tile on the floor and add...

You can install your tile on the floor and add the cabinets later, but consider that some of the tile is quite expensive. Do you need it where it will never be seen? You DO want tile underneath the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By jadnashua
You don't want the profile to be higher than the...

You don't want the profile to be higher than the tile. Keep in mind that the thinset will still be the same thickness going through the cutouts in the flange. So, if sized properly, you can embed...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-07-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By jadnashua
From what I've been told, when Kerdi is installed...

From what I've been told, when Kerdi is installed properly which means a quality thinset mixed properly and the fabric well embedded, the fleece from each side of the joint acts to limit the...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-07-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,205
Posted By jadnashua
There's also the issue of (probably) lots of...

There's also the issue of (probably) lots of people that have gotten the disease, but it didn't affect them much (if at all). They still could be carriers and infect others, but may actually thought...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By jadnashua
You said the original installer drilled weep...

You said the original installer drilled weep holes below the slab. If they are below your new drain, it won't work right. From the top of the drain there can't be any holes into/under the slab.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By jadnashua
IT sounds like you have a misunderstanding... ...

IT sounds like you have a misunderstanding...

Wedi stuff is a waterproof material when installed properly. It does NOT use a drain with weep holes. Weep holes are needed with a traditional liner...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 882
Posted By jadnashua
It can help to roll the Ditra out the opposite...

It can help to roll the Ditra out the opposite way to take some of the curl out of it. Also, do pull a section back once you think you've got it embedded properly. You should see a full coat of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By jadnashua
What about if you sand/grind it down flat, then...

What about if you sand/grind it down flat, then paint it with an epoxy paint? I don't have any experience with those in that environment. It could be mixed with a very fine sand for some grip, if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By jadnashua
WEdi would work IF you replaced the drain AND...

WEdi would work IF you replaced the drain AND made the area under the pan flat and level first.

Deck mud is sort of like working with wet beach sand...quite a bit different than working with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By jadnashua
Since the bottom of the tray is not likely...

Since the bottom of the tray is not likely perfectly flat, it usually works better to make lots of piles of the mortar and then push the pan into it, leveling as you go. If it's relatively plastic,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By jadnashua
Primers help ensure a good bond. Often used on...

Primers help ensure a good bond. Often used on paint, cement products, and other things like a patch in asphalt. Your SLC may or may not require a primer for a second coat depending on how much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By jadnashua
Assuming these are supposed to work together, I'd...

Assuming these are supposed to work together, I'd try to take them back and get some that are matched.

If they're just flat panels, I'd consider just cutting the longer one off so they were the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By jadnashua
The blade could be fine, but the arbor may not be...

The blade could be fine, but the arbor may not be aligned so the blade wobbles once it is tightened down and ready to cut. That's what you imply. It could be that the washers the blade tightens...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By jadnashua
2" over 8' is exactly 1/4" per foot...the...

2" over 8' is exactly 1/4" per foot...the 'normal' slope when you want to move water...

The cbu won't compress. Screws designed for use in cbu tend to have ridges on the bottom of them so that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By jadnashua
Thinset will bond fine to the blocks, but you may...

Thinset will bond fine to the blocks, but you may want to wipe them down just prior to spreading the thinset to both remove any dust and to help prevent them from sucking a lot of moisture out of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By jadnashua
https://laticrete.com/en/tile-and-stone-installati...

https://laticrete.com/en/tile-and-stone-installation/sound-control

Their thinset is a neat product. Depends on how thick you spread it as to how much sound protection it gives. If they choose...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By jadnashua
Cement based products don't work well with...

Cement based products don't work well with gypsum...there's a reaction that grows a new mineral that can compromise the interface unless you do something with it first.

You may need something like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By jadnashua
1. Should be okay. 2. They should work.

1. Should be okay.
2. They should work.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By jadnashua
Not poking a hole in Kerdi and getting thinset to...

Not poking a hole in Kerdi and getting thinset to have something to bond to are two different things! How much fleece is left? That's what bonds the thinset to the tile...the mechanical...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By jadnashua
You really need to be extremely careful when...

You really need to be extremely careful when cleaning/washing the grout or you'll end up washing too much out, exposing those sharp cut edges.

First, probably using an epoxy grout float so it's...
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