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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By tom31415926
Thanks Dave and everyone else. I used a...

Thanks Dave and everyone else.
I used a respirator and other ppe and started tearing it out. The board was wet and I have some mold, but not bad (so far).

Thanks again!

Tom
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By tom31415926
I note the absence of any waterproofing in the...

I note the absence of any waterproofing in the old shower, although the usg fiberock says it is "water resistant." I take that to mean that the product is dimensionally stable when it gets wet and is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By tom31415926
smfwal, thanks! I looked up usg fiberock...

smfwal,

thanks! I looked up usg fiberock and it matches.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By tom31415926
Thanks, Phil! It seems too flexible to be...

Thanks, Phil!

It seems too flexible to be like hardiebacker, with which I am familiar (well, 1/4 inch hardiebacker anyway). But maybe somebody else's product is a little different. Yes, cement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By tom31415926
Anybody recognize this material?

I'm doing demolition on a shower we had installed in about 2005. This was motivated by the discovery of mold at the bottom of a wall (in the hallway outside the shower).

I took off a layer of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
thinset dissolves in water?

A short question, I hope.
I noticed when cleaning some dried thinset that it will dissolve in water. This happens when the dried thinset is rubbed with a wet rag. It takes a bit of time and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
question about textured-surface tile

hello again,

Progress to report:
the tub is installed with Kerdi "flange"
The Kerdi is installed on the walls
Pictures coming soon

The tile selection is a looming issue. We liked the look...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
two transition questions

Still can't find a "thanks" button - I was sure I saw one.

Thanks, bbcamp! The excess Kerdi fit nicely into the gap. I had to fight with it, though and ended up with a small 1/4 diameter inch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
Kerdi "tiling flange" interior corner

Greetings,


First, an apology of sorts. I usually view my posts and replies without logging in. Of course, I won’t see a “thanks” button that way. Hence I haven’t been acknowledging the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
tile border for firred-out wall

I'm putting a 60-inch tub in a space that is 61.75 inches. The plan is to put the tub flush with one wall (the plumbing wall) and fir out the other wall by 1.5 inches (a convenient amount). We are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
DEsign review requested

Below is the plan I've arrived at after reading the posts. I would appreciate any comments, suggested improvements, or corrections.

dhagin, thanks for the link in the previous post to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
Thanks

Paul, I understand your description and thanks for the figure!

Thanks putting the newer title on the thread.

dhagin, It appears to me that keeping the flange as drawn (it's not installed yet)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
Tom's tub/shower remodel

Greetings

I'm doing a bathroom remodel, and right now I'm still at the rough-in stage for the tub. I have red some cautions about using a drop-in tub in an alcove installation, which is what I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
thanks

Thanks, Bob !

It's good that I don't have to worry about the gaps between planks.

The girders I have added are each supported by pier blocks placed on concrete footings poured into the ground...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,489
Posted By tom31415926
Tom's tub/shower remodel

Greetings to all. I have been reading this forum for a while in preparation for my bathroom remodel and I am now ready to post a question. I will have more questions and the practice appears to be...
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