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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By mouseandcat
cx, will take a look. thanks.

cx, will take a look. thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
subfloor-underlayment-infloor heating

i pulled off my tongue-and-groove 3/4-inch thick underlayment to expose my diagonal plank subfloor (3/4-inch thick)

my issue is i cannot use ditra heat any longer since i did not read that i must...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
sorry for the confusion. i attached an image as...

sorry for the confusion. i attached an image as an example of what i'm trying to do with my shower niche.

yes, that's right about the 'border': i want to have a solid piece all the way around...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
my photos for these projects are automatically...

my photos for these projects are automatically uploaded from my phone to various cloud platforms.

i try using the forum's 'upload from url' but all of my photos that i upload are too large for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
decided to go with kerdiboard. i'm trying to size...

decided to go with kerdiboard. i'm trying to size my shower niche, i attached a diagram of what i'm thinking. i'm hoping someone can double check my calculations and let me know what i'm missing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
this is what i ended up doing, inspector said it...

this is what i ended up doing, inspector said it was fine. i'll be hiding the thermostsat inside the back wall of the vanity. our vanity has lots of open space back there so should be less of a pain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
ss_spd, thanks for the input. i would hate to be...

ss_spd, thanks for the input. i would hate to be going through all this and find that my feet aren't warmed when standing in front of the vanity.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
thanks, that makes sense. what i could do to...

thanks, that makes sense.

what i could do to minimize any sort of heat under the vanity would be to have the connection between the heating cable and 'cold' cable meet 'outside' of the vanity...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
thanks for that. wonder how many wires burned...

thanks for that. wonder how many wires burned out/house fires with constant-on infloor warming? the thin wires for the job seem inadequate. either need thicker wires or some other way for convection.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
ss_spd, thanks for the update. i spoke with my...

ss_spd, thanks for the update. i spoke with my inspector. he said no problem doing what im' proposing to do. but did ask why the heck i would want to hide it like that. i said (1) aesthetics and (2)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
ss speed, thanks. basically i'm prepared to deal...

ss speed, thanks. basically i'm prepared to deal with the inconveniences of the thermostat being in an awkward place: getting the settings right and then turning on and off seasonally.

totally...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
great, thanks for the tip. i'm also...

great, thanks for the tip.

i'm also wondering if anyone installed their thermostat inside the bathroom vanity? we dont want it on the walls since it's a small bathroom.

i'm trying to figure out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
looks like its likely not the best choice to run...

looks like its likely not the best choice to run a 2nd heating cable as a back up. my main concern is if i don't install it correctly or something comes up. i would rather not have to break up the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,009
Posted By mouseandcat
schluter ditra heat: redundant warming cable (not temperature sensor)

hi all, back to tap into the depth of knowledge:

does anyone have experience running 2 ditra heating cables down, using one as a back up in the event one fails? (i will also be including a 2nd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
cx, thanks. is there any advantage in having...

cx, thanks.

is there any advantage in having the mold/mildew resistant drywall boards? the logic somehow doesn't make sense: if there are water issues, then no drywall will help. if there aren't,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
about to start on my kerdi-board shower+tub...

about to start on my kerdi-board shower+tub install. going to buy the board this weekend and get started! i'll update as i get going.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
dry wall for bathroom (not in shower/tub surround)

hi all, finally about to get ready to put up kerdi board and dry wall in the bathroom (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=129611). i'm wondering 2 things:

(1) what kind of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
got it, no i'm not interested in the the...

got it, no i'm not interested in the the 'Profiles' product but can see how it is convenient.





yes, this is what i will do, kerdi fix product on all the faces to adhere to the trimmers,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
i'm not following. the kerdi fasteners would have...

i'm not following. the kerdi fasteners would have to be on screwed into the 'border' of the niche since the 'back' of the niche is the backside of the drywall of the adjacent room. are you suggesting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
great, thanks for the tip. so given your advice,...

great, thanks for the tip. so given your advice, it looks like the slight modification to the image i linked in a prior post is to put kerdi band to overlap the seam between the tub flange and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
i've seen quite a few posts and think i...

i've seen quite a few posts and think i understand the general idea of building out a niche (i.e. framing a window): https://www.carpentry-pro-framer.com/images/tall-wall-window-framing.png (basic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
fantastic, thanks for the photos. i called around...

fantastic, thanks for the photos. i called around for inventory and pricing for kerdi board, seems like $115 per 4'x8' board is the going rate.

i'm assuming you used the kerdi shower niche product...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
thinking now i may go with the kerdi board. but...

thinking now i may go with the kerdi board. but its down to kerdi membrane sheets or kerdi board.

with the kerdi board, do you handle the tub flange in the same way as cement board:

slight gap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
do you have any experience with either the...

do you have any experience with either the 10-year warranty or lifteime warranty? i can't seem to find much in the way of people using the warranty.

what does the warranty cover 'really'?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,251
Posted By mouseandcat
would someone who installed kerdi boards or...

would someone who installed kerdi boards or cement board + redguard have had a better chance to properly waterproof the area?

the qualifier for me is if 'properly installed.' sure anything should...
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