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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
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: 103
Views: 3,394
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: 33
Views: 659
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
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 659
Posted By cbaum
That's odd. Tile Market of Delaware has 3 retail...

That's odd. Tile Market of Delaware has 3 retail locations, showrooms, designers, etc. And a full slate of Schluter and Wedi stuff in stock, although they did have to order me the schluter metal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 659
Posted By cbaum
Tile market of Delaware is where I got all my...

Tile market of Delaware is where I got all my Schluter stuff and tile. Their prices were really good. Here's a snippet of my purchase order:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 659
Posted By cbaum
One recommendation I have for people interested...

One recommendation I have for people interested in any schluter products is find a local distributor on the schluter website rather than simply a reseller. I found a reseller and they wanted $110...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 659
Posted By cbaum
Curious why there's no recommendation for kerdi...

Curious why there's no recommendation for kerdi board? Is it the price?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
One thing to watch for, the depth of the top...

One thing to watch for, the depth of the top joist flange in my case is about 1.25". 2 layers of 3/4 plywood will put you proud of the top flange. I am doing the same thing but I will drop the 2x4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
Not sure I grasp your first question. I am...

Not sure I grasp your first question. I am screwing in from the face of the 2x lumber into the webbing.

The idea is for the shower pan to sit directly on top of the joists. Doing that still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
UPDATE: just talked to a structural joist...

UPDATE: just talked to a structural joist engineer at Weyerhaeuser. He said I can simply use 2x and get it up under the lip like my pic above shows. However, he made it very clear to NOT nail/screw...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
Yeah not loving it. There's another kit called...

Yeah not loving it. There's another kit called rapid recess that looks far better but it's $400 and without much info on it I really struggle to spend that cash.

So back to my joists. I think....I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
I am using a schluter pan for a curbless shower...

I am using a schluter pan for a curbless shower which is 1 1/8" thick. So that 3/4" height savings I get with recessing is crucial to avoid a ton of build up around the rest of the bathroom where I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
In my defense, it was the inside pipe cutter bit...

In my defense, it was the inside pipe cutter bit for my drill. Guess I wasn't paying close enough attention when tightening the chuck.

Second, I REALLY appreciate the thought out reply. Makes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
Here's a pic. Hopefully it helps. Don't ask...

Here's a pic. Hopefully it helps.

Don't ask about the toilet drain. Dropped my cutting bit into the drain and ended up replacing that whole assembly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
So I was planning to do a recessed shower pan....

So I was planning to do a recessed shower pan. There's a great schluter video on this. However after ripping up some subfloor I have engineered I joists. Wondering if anyone has experience with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
No access below except for emergency. Kitchen...

No access below except for emergency. Kitchen ceiling is below.

Tub is leaving so I am just capping the drain. Upon further inspection under the subfloor it looks like the tub supplies are teed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
Edited pic to show where supply lines come up...

Edited pic to show where supply lines come up through the floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
Shoot I jumped the gun and forgot to attach. Post...

Shoot I jumped the gun and forgot to attach. Post edited.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
Well demo has started after 3 months of research...

Well demo has started after 3 months of research and I'm about 1/2 through it. Slower than I thought it'd be. I have run into just one "hmmmm" moment so far.

To review, I have a jacuzzi tub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By cbaum
You're killing me CX. Now I'm concerned about my...

You're killing me CX. Now I'm concerned about my seams if I use 1" plywood.

CX what would you do if you needed a subfloor build up of 1" minimum to 1 1/8" maximum? If it was your own bathroom over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By cbaum
I talked to the local Advantach rep and they...

I talked to the local Advantach rep and they don't have any 1" stocked in the area. I just spent 30 mins calling around and found one place within an hour of me that has 1" and it's $96/sheet. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By cbaum
Well CX, you have sealed the deal for me. I am...

Well CX, you have sealed the deal for me. I am going to find 1" plywood come hell or high water. 3/4" then 1/2" then ditra then my 10mm tile is too much build up. I don't see any other reasonable...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By cbaum
BIGPHIL thanks! I was concerned with 3/8" as...

BIGPHIL thanks! I was concerned with 3/8" as that puts me 1/4" higher than my pan, unless I put some 1/4" under my pan. I am still trying to find 1" plywood which would solve all this, but not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By cbaum
Not a ton of help here but I recently ran into...

Not a ton of help here but I recently ran into the same question about pan height. According to some older literature, the 38x60 pan is 1 1/4" thick. But the new ones, including the 38x60 pan I got...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,394
Posted By cbaum
What is the best/preferred method for capping...

What is the best/preferred method for capping copper water lines? I am removing a tub and I'll have to cap the drain and two water lines. Do I just cut the copper below the joist and sweat on a...
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