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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Thanks for the responses. As for Dan's...

Thanks for the responses. As for Dan's suggestion, I don't have anymore 12 footers and I paid the HD delivery fee for my drywall. A new 12 sheet delivered would cost about $100. They don't have any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
I stink at remembering to upload photos. I...

I stink at remembering to upload photos.

I don't know why they are always rotated here. They are oriented properly on my phone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
So....I made my first mistake I think. Hanging...

So....I made my first mistake I think. Hanging drywall, my cutouts were perfect on my 11' sheet of drywall. Hung it, but I have a gap at one end that is as wide as 3/4", and the gap is too big to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Thanks Dan! Big help. No question in this post,...

Thanks Dan! Big help. No question in this post, just a quick update. Got my wet shimmed kerdi board up today. Tons of wall prep but it came out ok. Cant complain. Left wall screws aren't fully in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By cbaum
Check schluter's website but look for...

Check schluter's website but look for distributors instead of resellers. See if the distributors will sell to the public. If not, then I guess find a reseller.

Again I have found schluter easier...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By cbaum
Are you set on wedi? I've found schluter stuff...

Are you set on wedi? I've found schluter stuff easier to find, and slightly more reasonable in price.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Struggling to make my wet wall flat for kerdi...

Struggling to make my wet wall flat for kerdi board and large format tile. The whole wall seems a little bit... twisted?

Using a 4ft level its kind of a mess but it tapers so I am not sure how to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Here's the video in question: ...

Here's the video in question: https://youtu.be/tOcYK1npnpc

You can skip to 17:20 for the drain part. Just seems a little scary to see that fleece bond completely break down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Another video by the guy shows him using a liquid...

Another video by the guy shows him using a liquid waterproof membrane like Arden 8+9 or aqua seal on the entire shower pan and drain as well as targeting the kerdi seams. I doubt I'll do it, just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
CX, I've seen a couple videos of shower failures...

CX, I've seen a couple videos of shower failures where the fleece on the kerdi drain basically disintegrated and separated from the plastic and caused issues. They pulled up the tile and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Appreciate it. Construction pencil it is. ...

Appreciate it. Construction pencil it is.

Different question: Does anyone know if mapei supports using schluter all-set to lay tile on top of mapei aquadefense on a schluter pan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
What do folks use to mark tiles for wet saw...

What do folks use to mark tiles for wet saw cutting? I did some practice cuts on cheap tile and pencil mark is washed off by the splatter and I lost my line 3/4 of the way through a tile. Is a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Great doc CX. Never though I'd enjoy reading...

Great doc CX. Never though I'd enjoy reading technical papers about joists and subfloor but here we are.

Also wanted a quick reality check before I go past the point of no return with my toilet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Does the orientation of plywood underlayment over...

Does the orientation of plywood underlayment over 3/4 plywood subfloor matter? Should it match the subfloor? I know to avoid lining seams up.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,074
Posted By cbaum
Wouldn't using all-set satisfy all the...

Wouldn't using all-set satisfy all the requirements here, aside from the hit to the wallet? I know schluter markets their all set as being able to do everything schluter/kerdi related except vinyl...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Curious how I might go about blocking this edge...

Curious how I might go about blocking this edge of the room that about 3" of overhang past the joist to the wall studs.

Should I put some 2x4 lumber perpendicular there and glue/screw it to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,074
Posted By cbaum
Make sure they are putting the ditra heat on a...

Make sure they are putting the ditra heat on a dedicated circuit as schluter requires. I know most bathroom sizes won't take up all 20amp and you could likely get away with a shared circuit, but it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
First layer will be T&G but I think I'll block...

First layer will be T&G but I think I'll block anyway. I have all the 2x4 I need. I just have to notch them for the engineered I joists. Only have to lay about 80sq ft of it so blocking won't be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Does that apply to anywhere in the room there...

Does that apply to anywhere in the room there will be an edge or just around the edge of the room? Because I cut away subfloor I will have to block all the way around the room for new subfloor. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Little progress update. Recessed floor is DONE. ...

Little progress update. Recessed floor is DONE. I just need to screw down the 3 sections and fill in that old drain hole which I can use cut pieces from the plywood hole I made to do it and I can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 740
Posted By cbaum
Yeah I think you're going to have to do a dry...

Yeah I think you're going to have to do a dry pack mortar bed extension. I can't imagine there's another foam product out there with the slope you need that would meet at the end of your shower pan...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By cbaum
Just keep in mind if you have engineered I joists...

Just keep in mind if you have engineered I joists the schluter video for recessing the subfloor to be flush with the top of the joists doesn't apply. I ran into that. I ended up using 2x4 material...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By cbaum
That's awesome you're looking to do the master...

That's awesome you're looking to do the master remodel. See, I chose to do the master bath remodel before the kids' bathroom because frankly....well the wife is louder in her complaints than the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,207
Posted By cbaum
Good point. What I meant was no interest in...

Good point. What I meant was no interest in planing off 1/4" or anything. So far things are lining up within 1/16" so it's looking good.

Quick question about mold. There's two or three places in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,071
Posted By cbaum
Looks like they are listed as a reseller on the...

Looks like they are listed as a reseller on the Schluter site.

Try this to find a distributor: https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/distributor-finder
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