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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2022, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By eagle4x
I have an ebook on tile layout. I'll send to...

I have an ebook on tile layout. I'll send to anyone who PM's me with an email address.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 03-28-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By eagle4x
Mapei FlexColor CQ Grout for sale

I have some new Mapei Flexcolor CQ grout for sale on ebay for less than sold at retailers either in 1 gal. buckets or removed from a bucket and put in a ziploc bag and shipped in a priority mail...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
The mfg instructions say: "Stagger vertical...

The mfg instructions say: "Stagger vertical joints of the cement board", however, I overlooked doing that. It would be a lot of work to remove the boards and stagger them. What problems, if any,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Here's pics of the Permabase WP installed with...

Here's pics of the Permabase WP installed with GoBoard sealant applied over the screw heads (Rock-On).

Remaining to be done before tiling is apply thinset/mesh tape between/on the seams and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2022, 03:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Permabase WP screw depth

I'm installing Permabase WP (waterproof) board in my shower. The installation instructions do not say how deep to drive the screws. For Permabase cement board the video shows driving the screws flush...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Thinset

I found a contractor who gave me a reasonable price for mixing the thinset, cutting, installing the tile if I provide the materials.

I have two unopened 25 lb. bags of Laticrete MultiMax Lite I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
If anyone has cartridge that is removed with...

If anyone has cartridge that is removed with valve similar to mine, attached is pic of tool I used to remove it. This tool would be better than using a pipe wrench.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By eagle4x
Dan, There are different types of Flex Seal,...

Dan,
There are different types of Flex Seal, and one of them is a glue. I've tested this on backer/tile and put in a bucket of water and it was as strong as thinset. There is a youtube video with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By eagle4x
CX, Jim didn't indicate how large the project...

CX,
Jim didn't indicate how large the project is or his budget, however, you're right...MultiMax Lite is an overkill. One poster suggested Platinum 254 which I've used and is excellent especially in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Dan, The screws will not come out, however, I...

Dan,
The screws will not come out, however, I put up tarp on the walls and tested the shower and flow rate was excellent.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By eagle4x
Because during the conversation with a rep. from...

Because during the conversation with a rep. from Laticrete, I was told the MultiMax lite best for LFT tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By eagle4x
CX, I wrote in my thread that I decided to use...

CX,
I wrote in my thread that I decided to use thinset. The reason is because of many recommendations of using it. Not sure yet if I'll do it myself or hire someone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By eagle4x
Multimax Lite by Laticrete one of the best for...

Multimax Lite by Laticrete one of the best for LFT tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Hi Dan, That's great info., however, how is...

Hi Dan,
That's great info., however, how is the cartridge removed (mine is new)...it's not in the instructions?

Also, I found a youtube video with someone who has a glacier bay valve similar to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Dan, So why not install the repair plate on new...

Dan,
So why not install the repair plate on new installation instead of going though the headache of replacing a valve if it ever fails?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Remodeling/Repair plate

Because there's not enough access with 6" diameter hole in backer/tile and limited space in the access door to replace the valve if ever needed, I asked a friend who is a licensed plumber his...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Jeff, Thanks for mentioning the Ditra on the...

Jeff,
Thanks for mentioning the Ditra on the walls. Because of your post, I decided to remove most of it and sister 2 studs where they were out of plumb.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2022, 03:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,672
Posted By eagle4x
Robbie, The mfg instructions say all that's...

Robbie,
The mfg instructions say all that's necessary for the seams is applying bead of sealant between them and extend 1" on each side. I just used Kerdi as extra layer with 2.5" of sealant on each...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Dan, 1) It's a new valve. 2) On the right...

Dan,
1) It's a new valve.

2) On the right side (1st pic), there's a piece of wood wedged between the pex and back of the hole of the 2x4, On the left side of the valve (2nd pic), there was a 2"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Jim, the reason I was considering mastic for tile...

Jim, the reason I was considering mastic for tile on tub surround is because it's pre-mixed and not a pain in the ass to mix like thinset.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2022, 12:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,672
Posted By eagle4x
Robbie, I bought GoBoard for my shower project...

Robbie,
I bought GoBoard for my shower project but it flexed when screwed in because my walls not perfectly plumb. I returned a few unused sheets and bought Permabase WP (waterproof) backer because...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Jeff, I installed the Ditra on the lower half...

Jeff,
I installed the Ditra on the lower half of the studs and one small section above the valve because they are not plumb. After installing it, I pressed the backer against the Ditra and it did...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Shower Valve

Some questions regarding my shower valve (pressure balanced), but 1st about the valve/connections:

1) Link to the valve:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
@ CX, do you mean because it takes a long time...

@ CX, do you mean because it takes a long time for the mastic to dry behind such a large tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2022, 04:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,123
Posted By eagle4x
Mastic

I know mastic should not be used in showers, but for the 1 row of 24x48 porcelain that I plan to install around my tub, is it ok to use mastic? The tub does not have a shower head on the wall but has...
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