Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Search Forums

Sponsors


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Shady at Best
Forum: The Mud Box 01-20-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Shady at Best
I predrilled the 2x4 trim. My regular framing...

I predrilled the 2x4 trim. My regular framing nail gun wasn't able to push the nail though.

Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,678,879
Posted By Shady at Best
Tearing out a tile floor after a water leak. What...

Tearing out a tile floor after a water leak. What percent coverage would this be? 55%-65%?

Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-26-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Shady at Best
How to attach hardi trim and nail guns woes

Hi everyone. I am looking for some tips for attaching the 5/4 hardi trim to the exterior of a house. I know that some of you would say that you do it following the manufactures instructions. It's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-23-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,678,879
Posted By Shady at Best
Jeff, wow. That's bad. Currently tasked to...

Jeff, wow. That's bad.
Currently tasked to replace entry door. Had to remove a few tiles to make the new threshold fit. Tile is about a year old. Looks like a b+ maybe a- install visually....
Forum: The Mud Box 09-10-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for all the info. I would surely buy a...

Thanks for all the info. I would surely buy a stabila jamber for $200. As for the 8 footer, i think i can pass. I could do the tape a level to a straight edge trick. It's too bad magnetic levels...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-09-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Shady at Best
I need a new level, what size? 78" or 96"

I am looking for recommendations for a new level or maybe even a set of levels. This might come as shock to you all but i don't own an 8 foot level. My longest is 6 feet. And i also don't currently...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-09-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Shady at Best
The wrb, tyvek, assuming that we are talking...

The wrb, tyvek, assuming that we are talking about the same thing is on the studs. Then it's got this ox thermo ply sheathing on top of the wrb. I am going to attempt to attach the block that i made...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-08-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Shady at Best
Wayne, Thanks for the reply. I have the 5.5"...

Wayne,
Thanks for the reply.
I have the 5.5" hardi fascia/trim. There are 4 lines coming from the inside unit. Hot/cold evap lines, condensation drain line and a 3/8" 4 wire signal line. I am...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-08-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Shady at Best
I need your brains. I need ideas for running hvac lines through exterior wall

I am helping the brother in law install a minisplit in a shed/ future office. I don't know if Tough Shed, the builder of this shred, is nation wide or not but these things are a joke. But that's a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-25-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,678,879
Posted By Shady at Best
This isn't tile related but deserves a mention. ...

This isn't tile related but deserves a mention. I was diagnosing a water leak and doing the sheet rock repair afterwards. I cut open the ceiling and it's pretty obvious to me on what was leaking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Shady at Best
On these hot days i will add ice to the mix to...

On these hot days i will add ice to the mix to keep it cool and keto it from kicking. It's how my papi did it and his papi before him while working on the Hoover dam.

Sent from my SM-G965U1...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Cx, what trowel does schluter want for ditra? Is...

Cx, what trowel does schluter want for ditra? Is the ditra trowel not sufficient?

Jim,
The thinset at the damaged pan was still semi wet in the pic. I wiped it up and covered it with kerdi band....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Updates. Entry way/wall into the shower was...

Updates. Entry way/wall into the shower was badly out of plumb. The homeowner suggested removing the wall and i agreed.
The h/o had purchased a kerdi shower kit. The pan had a dent, tear, hole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
There have been some changes. Removed the entry...

There have been some changes. Removed the entry way and the shower has become a 3 wall shower vs 4 wall.

Anyone know what this screen is for in delta r10000 shower rough ins? Of course i know...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks Jim. I am leaning towards doing a mud...

Thanks Jim.
I am leaning towards doing a mud pan.

Now i have a new issue that i am mad that i didn't catch earlier. The wall that has the shower entry is way out of plumb. Maybe 3/4 in 8 feet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the advice. I am still using the 3/4...

Thanks for the advice. I am still using the 3/4 cdx even though I know it's against the rules. This piece of 3/4 is clearly better than the sheet of 5/8 acx I bought. I feel good about it.
What I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the replies. I am not going to worry...

Thanks for the replies. I am not going to worry about it If the only differences between the cdx and acx is that the knots/ holes are filled on both sides. I had already put down one sheet of cdx...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks Jim. I will go with that style of flange...

Thanks Jim. I will go with that style of flange instead.

Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the tips. I will use the 3/4 cdx and...

Thanks for the tips. I will use the 3/4 cdx and hope that it's better than 5/8 bcx.

Is there anything in the kerdi literature or anywhere else about using flexi 2" pvc on this shower drain? The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
Cx, I am glad you replied when you did. I had...

Cx,
I am glad you replied when you did. I had read that the 2x6 t&g was sufficient. The 4x6 beams or joist are supported every 4 feet.
Here's a pic from standing in the cut out towards the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
I am going to run a joist 24oc, right down the...

I am going to run a joist 24oc, right down the middle of the bathroom. I will limit them to 6 feet each. Then cover with 5/8 ply.


Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By Shady at Best
A new bathroom remodel. Gonna have a whole bunch of questions

Hey all. I am tasked to install tile on a floor and the shower. Wanted to run a few things by you all first.
First of all, check out some of these "before" pictures. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-09-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,678,879
Posted By Shady at Best
That's pretty bad Sent from my SM-G965U1...

That's pretty bad

Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Shady at Best
Lol. Because i am not a hack. That's always been...

Lol. Because i am not a hack. That's always been my basic thought when mastic is brought up. The other contractor was a flooring contractor who was very impressed with my bullet tools...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Shady at Best
When, where, and i should use mastic

Hey everyone. I was recently doing a 6" high kitchen backsplash and was asked my another contractor why i wasn't using mastic. My answer was that i had forgotten about mastic.
When i got to...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:48 PM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2018 John Bridge & Associates, LLC