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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,472
Posted By donald metzinger
Ron is right, that is the type I was inquiring...

Ron is right, that is the type I was inquiring about. Was looking for info from someone who has installed or used, besides suntouch I thought there might be other brands. I have installed several...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,472
Posted By donald metzinger
underfloor heating systems???

Hi, I am looking for information and recommendations on under floor tile heating systems, moving to a new home by fall and the builder does not seem to have a handle on heated tile floors and their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By donald metzinger
outside wall insulation

Friend is doing a shower alcove, one wall is an outside wall, brick backed by block, old tile had furring strips to the blocks, will use new furring strips, cbu with membrane, wants to insulate the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By donald metzinger
Thanks CX , I would guess the mesh thinset is...

Thanks CX , I would guess the mesh thinset is seen as a structual feature and the silicone as waterproofing, a bit of work to do both. - Don
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By donald metzinger
Just a tub alcove so no shower pan involved....

Just a tub alcove so no shower pan involved. Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By donald metzinger
Thanks Hank, I looked up info on dense shield and...

Thanks Hank, I looked up info on dense shield and it stated it was water resistant not water proof and was concerned, the old green board was marketed as water resistant. So unless I hear a big no,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By donald metzinger
vapor barrier and dense shield

Tiling a tub alcove and contractor is suggesting using densishield and no vapor barrier instead of cbu and vapor barrier or a liquid membrane over the cbu. Haven't done tile work for some years, what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By donald metzinger
vapor barrier and densshield

Tiling a tub alcove and contractor is suggesting using densishield and no vapor barrier instead of cbu and vapor barrier or a liquid membrane over the cbu. Haven't done tile work for some years, what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By donald metzinger
Another question, warmly yours suggests using a...

Another question, warmly yours suggests using a 3/8" notched trowel for doing a one step install over the matting, I would assume that it would be best to use a medium bodied modified thinset, can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By donald metzinger
Bob, I opened the floor up over the ridge and...

Bob, I opened the floor up over the ridge and found that my max span is 153", my 2nd flr framing blueprints do not show 1st floor walls, the joists run over a kitchen pantry wall, so the span is ok....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By donald metzinger
Thanks Bob, pulled the drawing, forgot my address...

Thanks Bob, pulled the drawing, forgot my address etc was on it, always have to have my glasses. Will edit and repost if I need more info. - Don
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By donald metzinger
master bath floor with heat

Would appreciate advice on a tiling project, apprx. 105 sq’. Probably 12x12 0r 13x13 porcelain. We would like to put in a heating system in a portion 60 sq ft of the tiled area. This is a 2nd floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By donald metzinger
Yes, span is unsupported length. Sistering would...

Yes, span is unsupported length. Sistering would be a real big job, bath is L shaped around the m/b closet, so will use the ditra. Thanks Don
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By donald metzinger
span problem

Hi, Would like to install porcelain floor tile in our 2nd floor bath and ran the span, 14.5’ 2x10 doug fir, 16” ctr under weyherhouser strudi 23/32 panels and came up a bit shy for tile. No access...
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