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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2018, 02:34 AM
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Posted By mape
Thanks for the pics, Peter. I am on the...

Thanks for the pics, Peter.

I am on the fence about installing a vinyl window. I am planning to change all windows in the house in a few years, when I have the funds -- wood interior, aluminum...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By mape
Old wood window (with wood frame) inside tub/shower redo

I have an old wood window inside a tub in my late 1930s house. We are converting the tub into a tub/shower. The window will then need protection from water. I was thinking of installing some sort of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By mape
Thanks. Same degree range applies for, say,...

Thanks. Same degree range applies for, say, niches and curbs?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By mape
Proper pitch for pre-slope in degrees

Quick general question. I understand that the pre slope must be between 1/2 to 1/4 per foot. A quick trigonometry calculation would suggest:
a) arctan of 1/4 12 = 1.2 degrees
b) arctan of 1/2 ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By mape
Thanks. Happy to report that I talked to him,...

Thanks. Happy to report that I talked to him, discussed what I wanted, and we are now in agreement. I think we didn't communicate well initially. He will start over and reinstall a new liner over 3...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By mape
Sorry if my post is too long. Let me ask my...

Sorry if my post is too long. Let me ask my question in a slightly different way:

I want the finished curb to be 6 inches wide, about 5 inches tall in the outside, and about 2.5 inches tall in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By mape
Thanks, Paul. But I really don't understand why...

Thanks, Paul. But I really don't understand why you are saying I am straying further away from industry standards. The usual three stacked 2x4s create a wooden base 3.5 wide by 4.5 tall. My proposal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By mape
Thanks. I assume that a liquid membrane on the...

Thanks. I assume that a liquid membrane on the curb won't work?

If so, please allow me to ask whether the following modification would work.

1) Currently, the curb is 1.5 wide and 3.5 tall,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By mape
Thanks. i will ask him to install the weephole...

Thanks. i will ask him to install the weephole protector for "2".

For "1", I don't think it's realistic for him to learn how to use mesh for the curb at this point; I'll just have him use the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By mape
Question about shower curb and waterproofing

A contractor is doing various renovations, including building a shower. So far, so good: 2x6 blocking, mortar pre-slope, PVC liner attached 6+ inches over the subfloor, proper folding in corners, and...
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