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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,918
Posted By cx
Can't see your curb situation from here, Greg,...

Can't see your curb situation from here, Greg, but it's likely you want to Kerdi at least all the way over your curb and down to the floor. If that requires corers and you want to use pre-formed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By cx
Welcome, George. :) If you don't add that...

Welcome, George. :)

If you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile it'll be lost before we leave this page.

The slope you need is 1/4" per horizontal foot. If you've got a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,918
Posted By cx
Doesn't really matter if it comes out without...

Doesn't really matter if it comes out without damage, Greg, it's gotta come out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 767
Posted By cx
Sometimes it just takes a combination of...

Sometimes it just takes a combination of approaches to get that furring to be plumb and in plane, Dan. Making strips that fit the wall by forming or shimming might be the better approach, but...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By cx
Not any polyurethane I've been exposed to if...

Not any polyurethane I've been exposed to if that's the lacquer thinner you mentioned earlier.

I'd hafta disagree with Jeff on the MEK, though. Yeah, it's pretty harsh stuff, but quite useful in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 280
Posted By cx
Actually a very plain micrometer, Eric, and about...

Actually a very plain micrometer, Eric, and about your age, I'd guess. :)

Says ValueSeal is about .019 inches thick.

Says the well known orange product is............about 0.19 inches thick. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By cx
Always best to make a test board to experiment...

Always best to make a test board to experiment with a new product before committing to the entire project.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By cx
I'm not familiar with MSI, but I'm a little...

I'm not familiar with MSI, but I'm a little skeptical about tile product installation advice from a site that says, among other things, "Grout is more than just the glue that holds your tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,918
Posted By cx
The Kerabond T would technically work for all...

The Kerabond T would technically work for all your applications, Greg. I've never used the T (thixotropic) version of Kerabond and don't know if the aggregate is more course than that in regular...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By cx
User CP top left of the page, look to the left...

User CP top left of the page, look to the left and see Edit Signature.

Welcome, Sheena. :)

I think you'd want the 3/8ths" Jolly, but you might want to ask Schluter. 888-472-4588. I have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Jon. :) I'm not clear on what...

Welcome back, Jon. :)

I'm not clear on what this "toe moulding" might be. We're talking about some sort of baseboard to be installed at the bottom of a tile wall?

And this baseboard would be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By cx
Once again, mykcuz, please put a first name in a...

Once again, mykcuz, please put a first name in a permanent signature line for us to use.

Not sure that would be a very accurate method of judging final installed time height. Surely the mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,139
Posted By cx
You want a Type S at least for all your fat-mud...

You want a Type S at least for all your fat-mud needs, Skyler. Type S contains more Portland cement than Type N, but less than Type M. Type M will work, too, but you'll more commonly find Type S in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Dan. :) What part of the...

Welcome back, Dan. :)

What part of the kitchen are we talking about here? The floor, perhaps? If so, please tell us more about the floor structure and the existing mud base. Photos would likely...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,139
Posted By cx
A rare find in code compliance inspectors,...

A rare find in code compliance inspectors, Skyler, and simply unbelievable in Florida. :)

1. I do.

2. I have never paid any attention to doing any such.

3. The TCNA Handbook method...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-11-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,241
Posted By cx
All places I don't visit. I've never had a...

All places I don't visit.

I've never had a problem with those water sprayers on my D24000.

Biggest reason I bought the D24000 in the first place is because I can carry it by myself. They...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-11-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 280
Posted By cx
Thanks, Eric. Even my micrometer can't tell the...

Thanks, Eric. Even my micrometer can't tell the difference between old and new ValueSeal. And I would much prefer to work in the confined space of a shower with lime green walls, than orange ones....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By cx
You have deck mud under a foam shower tray? ...

You have deck mud under a foam shower tray?

If that is the case, and I don't know why that would be, removing the deck mud and starting over would likely be the only option there. You'll not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By cx
Well, keeping in mind that the 3/4" plywood...

Well, keeping in mind that the 3/4" plywood installed under the subfloor in the joist bays is not as useful as installing 1/2" plywood over the existing subfloor where you gain the advantage of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,918
Posted By cx
And don't be 'zageratin' like that. I don't even...

And don't be 'zageratin' like that. I don't even have a hunnert thousand posts, so everyone knows I ain't said nothin' no steenkin' million times! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,918
Posted By cx
Didn't know you planned to do the foam tray. ...

Didn't know you planned to do the foam tray. You'll want to make sure that concrete patch is flush with the surrounding concrete or at least no higher. And your concrete must be absolutely level,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By cx
Welcome back, JT. :) One of the downsides to...

Welcome back, JT. :)

One of the downsides to direct bonded waterproofing membrane showers is that they become almost impossible to do any tile repairs. And the foam trays just exacerbate the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 730
Posted By cx
Sometimes in remodel work doing "weird stuff" is...

Sometimes in remodel work doing "weird stuff" is just a necessary part of the plan. Or lack thereof. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,559
Posted By cx
You're not gonna flatten a large are with a...

You're not gonna flatten a large are with a trowel unless you have some rather magical powers, Al. You really want a long straight-edge for that.

Makes absolutely no difference whether you fill...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By cx
Design feature! :)

Design feature! :)
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