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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By mykcuz
I never called the OP stupid. Now you are...

I never called the OP stupid. Now you are defaming me. I said his plan would be illegal and stupid, not him. Aka illegal and"lacking good judgement"

It's an accurate statement and does not attack...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By mykcuz
CX, Any reason you edited my post and removed the...

CX, Any reason you edited my post and removed the part where I said this is illegal?

Because I said the action of doing something that is illegal and has killed people is other than smart? And...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By mykcuz
Are you sure the whirlpool wire isn't 220? ...

Are you sure the whirlpool wire isn't 220?


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By mykcuz
A splice must be in a box, and the box must be...

A splice must be in a box, and the box must be accessible by code.

...... because if the slice ever pulled apart, let alone potential of electrical fire, you couldn't access it to trouble shoot...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-07-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By mykcuz
No, there is no sheetrock inspection that I've...

No, there is no sheetrock inspection that I've ever heard of. By the time the inspector sees it, base trim is installed.

That said, 1/4-1/2" is good to avoid absorbing moisture into the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By mykcuz
It seems you understand stiffening the floor to...

It seems you understand stiffening the floor to address deflection.

Your squeak is probably from a small mistake with the install of the osb. Sheet goods used as sub floor typically require a gap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By mykcuz
My understanding is they don't want it modified,...

My understanding is they don't want it modified, location of the probe and thermostat should be considered before install.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By mykcuz
Surface won't be walked on, but the washer will...

Surface won't be walked on, but the washer will vibrate on it daily for the life of the home.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By mykcuz
Nothing wrong with a backup plan. A lot of things...

Nothing wrong with a backup plan. A lot of things in construction and the building code are political in some way, or half thought out.

One example, the emergency valve on every water heater....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 404
Posted By mykcuz
I'm sorry, but the screws aren't simply holding...

I'm sorry, but the screws aren't simply holding two pieces of lumber together, they are creating a beam and sharing shear loads as weight is added and removed above. (Live load)

If using framing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 404
Posted By mykcuz
Just remember deck screws are not structural, and...

Just remember deck screws are not structural, and are not intended for creating beams. They are intended to hold down a deck board and resist corrosion.

The shearing force of a beam flexing is an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 404
Posted By mykcuz
When you install sistering lumber, determine if...

When you install sistering lumber, determine if you need a straight line, if you are installing tight to top or bottom.

Determine if floor is sagging and needs to be supported temporarily to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 404
Posted By mykcuz
No you don't need a 2x10 just because that's what...

No you don't need a 2x10 just because that's what is existing, you need whatever will provide sufficient stiffness. Logic suggests that 2 2x10s are better than 1. An lvl or tgi would be even...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By mykcuz
Your pre slope provides the pitch for your liner,...

Your pre slope provides the pitch for your liner, I would correct the flat spots.

You should figure out your drain height, then solve for your slope. Whatever that height is, it should be a level...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By mykcuz
Well one advantage over double ply during...

Well one advantage over double ply during install, is one install, not two. Half as much labor. I'm talking new construction, obviously on a bathroom sized project, the install of 4 boards vs 8 is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By mykcuz
To big Phil's point, advantech has a waxy layer...

To big Phil's point, advantech has a waxy layer to prevent water damage.

But I really like the advantech 1 1/8" subfloor. It is pricey, but I'm advocating it's advantages to my customers. Of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By mykcuz
Titebond makes a canister spray gun adhesive for...

Titebond makes a canister spray gun adhesive for layering sub floor. I think it's a poly based adhesive.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By mykcuz
Remember to protect your drain from debris....

Remember to protect your drain from debris. Installing an expandable plug during demo and construction will save you nightmare flooding problems in the future. At least tape up the strainer for now. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By mykcuz
You should have cut the plywood to fit the space....

You should have cut the plywood to fit the space.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By mykcuz
That's not mold, it's discoloration. There's...

That's not mold, it's discoloration. There's natural tannins in wood that come to the surface in certain scenarios. If you're concerned spray out down with a mold killer.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By mykcuz
Well the wood may crack from absorbing and...

Well the wood may crack from absorbing and releasing humidity(swelling) or from extreme temperature swings from constant sun then cool at night. Anything good for decking would work, pressure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By mykcuz
Question is, do you have the ability to slope...

Question is, do you have the ability to slope down in the shower area, or do you have to build up the bath floor. Thus creating a height difference at bathroom door compared to the rest of the house....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By mykcuz
Best to treat the whole bathroom as a wet room....

Best to treat the whole bathroom as a wet room. Shower location and other details are specific to your room. Ideally you would run tile in bathroom to the shower with no or minimal slope, then start...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By mykcuz
What didn't work with the wood? Can the pool...

What didn't work with the wood?
Can the pool wall support the weight of stone coping?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By mykcuz
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