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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By cx
If he can see Durock below the bottom row of wall...

If he can see Durock below the bottom row of wall tiles, Davy, I'm guessing they didn't Kerdi the walls at all. I got no eye-dee what they might have had in mind there.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By cx
Welcome, Franklin. :) Not sure just what you...

Welcome, Franklin. :)

Not sure just what you might have been sold, there. If it was intended to be a Kerdi shower, you should see nothing but orange behind your tiles from the drain at least up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By cx
Jamie, if you have nominal 3/4" OSB, it meets the...

Jamie, if you have nominal 3/4" OSB, it meets the minimum standards for all tile installation substrates of which I'm aware. But if your edges are not center-matched (T&G), that could still result...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 544
Posted By cx
And I know Laticrete has a similar...

And I know Laticrete has a similar grout-as-thinset-mortar system, too, if TEC is not readily available to you. I suspect some other manufacturers have similar systems, but I'm not familiar with any...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-07-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By cx
Glad it's finally getting close to home, Jim. ...

Glad it's finally getting close to home, Jim. Dealing with the FAA is fun at almost any level, eh?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By cx
Eco Prim Grip is suitable for Res3 (Residential...

Eco Prim Grip is suitable for Res3 (Residential Wet) Environmental Exposure Classification, Lou, which includes shower floors.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By cx
Ceiling tile, too. :) 210007

Ceiling tile, too. :)

210007
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By cx
Welcome, Yasha. :) Your joist structure as...

Welcome, Yasha. :)

Your joist structure as described should be adequate. If those subfloor boards have T&G edges and are well fastened, you're good to go so long as you first install a minimum...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-06-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By cx
Welcome, TT. :)Our folks will need specifics on...

Welcome, TT. :)Our folks will need specifics on the cleaning product. Brand name, make and model.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By cx
Welcome, Hans. :) 'Fraid I don't know what...

Welcome, Hans. :)

'Fraid I don't know what an "LVP" might be, but if you were going to bond to your floor with something like a thinset mortar for tile you for absolutely sure do not want to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By cx
Welcome, Seth. :) The decision to have any...

Welcome, Seth. :)

The decision to have any sort of accent feature is the same as the decision on what field tile to use in the shower and rests with the customer. The proper place for any such...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,305
Posted By cx
Not sure why you'd wanna do that, Alex, but you...

Not sure why you'd wanna do that, Alex, but you could. When you do the top you'll wanna be sure to mix up some very loose thinset mortar to put on the old edges to bond with the new mud on top. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,419
Posted By cx
If the plaster is basically sound, Mike, your...

If the plaster is basically sound, Mike, your drywall finishers should have no trouble at all finishing over it when they do the rest of the walls. Biggest difficulty you're likely to have is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By cx
Using the VersaBond, Jeff, I wouldn't give the...

Using the VersaBond, Jeff, I wouldn't give the matter even a minute's consideration. Set your tiles, grout when you're ready (not before the minumum 24 hours, of course), and move on.

My opinion;...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,419
Posted By cx
You'll want to account for the thickness in your...

You'll want to account for the thickness in your patch, Mike, but I would not do it with roofing felt between plywood layers. I think I'd want to shim your first layer at the top of your framing to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By cx
Is that some local company, Mark, or did you...

Is that some local company, Mark, or did you actually contact the manufacturer of Prolite, Custom Building Products?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By cx
No doubt in my mind that you picked up that...

No doubt in my mind that you picked up that "lightly modified" tag here on the site, Jeff and I've tried several times to get someone to tell me who originated it and what the "information" was based...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jeff. :) Not sure where you're...

Welcome, Jeff. :)

Not sure where you're getting the information that Versabond is "lightly modified" or that Versabond LFT "equates to more modifiers."

Both mortars meet the requirements of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By cx
See posts 2,3, and 4, Stephen. That DAP product...

See posts 2,3, and 4, Stephen. That DAP product is just another Type 1 organic adhesive.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-02-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,351,355
Posted By cx
What color is the white version?

What color is the white version?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,558
Posted By cx
The 95 percent is the amount of the back of each...

The 95 percent is the amount of the back of each tile that is supposed to be covered by thinset mortar after the tile has been set. That is the bond between the tile and the Kerdi membrane. It's a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By cx
Good move, that.

Good move, that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By cx
Stephen, please don't start new threads with each...

Stephen, please don't start new threads with each new question, but keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By cx
Depends upon your ambient conditions, your tile...

Depends upon your ambient conditions, your tile and substrate, your thinset mortar, how you've mixed it, etc. I'm just saying I don't think it's a good eye-dee for you to wait 'till tomorrow.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By cx
I understood almost none of your post, Jason, but...

I understood almost none of your post, Jason, but the one part that caught my eye was: I think you'll be unpleasantly surprised if you do that.

I think you're indicating that you have a good bit...
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