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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2012, 09:52 PM
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Posted By f117b2
RE: Screws holes on the cement board

Thank you CX for the info.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Screws holes on the cement board

Another question:

I used the 1 1/4" Backboard screws to hold the cement board. I know I need to tape and mud the seams with mesh and thin set. How about the screws holes on the cement board?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
RE: Helps on Cement Boards meet the extsting celling

I posted the question for how to handle the corner where the vertical walls meet ceiling. Here is Bob's comment:


You do not have to tape and mud the wall to ceiling joint. Caulk the backerboard...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
pre-mix thin set over Redgard

Hi Paul and CX,

Thank you very much for the inputs. Actually I just called Custom Building Products...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
RE: Bath/Shower wall waterproof

Can I use pre-mix thin set over Redgard? Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
RE: Helps on Cement Boards meet the extsting celling

Hi Bob,

Sounds like I worry too much.

Thank you for the info.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Re: walls meet ceiling

Hi Paul,

Thank you for the info.

Does it hurt anything if I use mesh and thin set on the ceiling?

Thanks again.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Re: Cement Boards meet the extsting celling

Here is my problem:

When I removed the vertical walls, the ceiling edge that meets the walls are damaged, not smooth anymore. I can not caulk. BTW, there is no tile on ceiling and I will not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Cement Boards meet the extsting celling

Thanks CX.

Got more questions.

I want to keep the existing ceiling and will have the cement boards all the way up to the ceiling.

I need install mesh at the corner where cement boards meet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Prepare for applying Redgard

Ok. Some questions for BEFORE applying Redgard.

1) After all the Durock cement boards are installed above the bathtub, I understand I should use mesh tape, Can I use this one?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
RE: How to install cement board over bathtub flange

Hi Paul,

I am not going to use the 6 mil plastic. Instead, I will use Redgard on the cement board. That is the only thing I will change.

You said "Yes that is good but I'd bring the CBU down a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
RE: How to install cement board over bathtub flange

Hi Paul,

Thank you for the inputs. I am going to do the C in your post and go with this one. The shim will be 1/4" thick board all the way from top flange to the ceiling. In this way I can furr...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
How to install cement board over bathtub flange

To All,

The 3 articles are what I can find the most clearly explain - Does tile backer board lap over the bathtub lip, or sit on top of it?

Article 1 -...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
How big should the corner gap between Cement board on the walls

Hi Paul,

You said I should apply silicone at the seam between the cement board and the lip of the bathtub, some questions:
1) I just need cover the seam. It is not necessary to cover entire tub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
How big should the corner gap between Cement board on the walls

Hi Paul,

You are awesome! Instead of the membrane, I am going to use the redgard. So I don't need plastic behind the cement board. AM I right?

Thank you.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
RE: How big should the corner gap between Cement board on the walls

Is this a proper way to tile on the wall over the flange of a bathtub?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
How big should the corner gap between Cement board on the walls

1) I will install cement boards on 3 walls above the bathtub. At the corners, how big should the corner gap between Cement board on the walls?

2) Should the cement board be overlap the lip of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
re

Hi Tool Guy - Kg,

Sorry guys. I just got back home.

Yes. it's actually for a tub. I would like to have waterproofing under the porcelain tile. I am going to use mesh on both walls and floor in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Which one should I use?

Hi Guys

Need some advises on which one of the below 3 should I use for a shower surrounding wall?

1) RedGard Waterproofing and Crack Prevention Membrane...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Re:Grout over DAP Caulking

Sorry. Please check the link:
http://www.bootz.com/?q=content/aloha-retail

In the download section on the left side panel, open the PDF installation instruction.

Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Re: Made a big mistake and Urgent needs please!!!

Hi bbcamp,

The instruction doesn't say anything about if it needs to be touched the floor.

thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Re:Grout over DAP Caulking

Hi CX,

Yes. here is what I got from installation manual:

Position the bath in place making
sure the sound deadening / leveling pad is resting completely on the sub-floor.

The foam comes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Re:Grout over DAP Caulking

Hi guys,

Let me give you guys more detail. I made a big mistake. Please see the attached 2 pictures:

Before I installed the new bathtub, I fixed the rotten sub-F; replaced with new sub-F in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Grout over DAP Caulking

yes, it is a typo.

please see below:

I just installed a bath tub, and then applied DAP caulking at the bottom edge of the bathtub. I am going to install tile. Does grout stay over the DAP...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,638
Posted By f117b2
Grout over DAP Caulking

Need help please.

I just installed reald a bath tub, and then applied DAP caulking at the bottom edge of the bathtub. I am going to install tile. Does grout stay over the DAP caulking?

If not,...
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