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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 97
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Posted By ss3964spd
Had to dig a quite large, semi circular hole...

Had to dig a quite large, semi circular hole about 6' deep for a basement egress window. Oldest son, then 14 or 15, with all his hole digging experience (none) challenged that it could be dug in an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,243
Posted By ss3964spd
Karen, are you having this bathroom...

Karen, are you having this bathroom permitted/inspected? If so...

I believe code says you need 24" of space in front of the toilet but your diagrams indicate you have only 19" from the front to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By ss3964spd
That's how I removed a 12X24 (over Ditra) that I...

That's how I removed a 12X24 (over Ditra) that I chipped, Tom, worked great.

More photos once you've fixed it, k?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By ss3964spd
Andrew, Since your shower foot print is 3'...

Andrew,

Since your shower foot print is 3' ish square measure the thickness of the foam pan at the perimeter (it should be the same around the entire perimeter) and also at the drain opening. For...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,500
Posted By ss3964spd
I'm inclined to agree with your concern; while...

I'm inclined to agree with your concern; while they may be able slope the new slab it's unlikely they'll slope the remaining section. Speaking of which, has your GC indicated how he plans to tie the...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By ss3964spd
"Beat it to fit, paint it to match". ...

"Beat it to fit, paint it to match".

:D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By ss3964spd
So true. The MK370 is the only wet saw I've ever...

So true. The MK370 is the only wet saw I've ever owned. Mine cuts impressively straight but does have many pros and cons.

But wow, that thing is loud. Hearing protect is mandatory.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,188
Posted By ss3964spd
Kerry, how do you plan to accommodate the...

Kerry, how do you plan to accommodate the thickness of the liner folds against the wall framing in the corners? As well, the thickness of the liner around the rest of the perimeter? Are you going to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By ss3964spd
Chris, you can attach a picture stored on your PC...

Chris, you can attach a picture stored on your PC using the paper clip icon or the "manage attachments" box below. That link you provided drove my PC out of its mind.

I'm perplexed by the paper....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,078
Posted By ss3964spd
Clean and tidy, Ed, well done!

Clean and tidy, Ed, well done!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 253
Posted By ss3964spd
If you can effectively shim your CI shower pan in...

If you can effectively shim your CI shower pan in such a way that it is well supported that's what I would do, DJ, then just deal with the 5'X5' section. How best to shim it is hard to say without...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By ss3964spd
I had used bar soap my entire life, but switched...

I had used bar soap my entire life, but switched to bottled when our new bath was pressed into service. I couldn't have all that soap accumulation in a soap dish or niche, running down the tiles,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome back Chris 1. I am not sure what...

Welcome back Chris

1. I am not sure what trowel I should use. The instructions seem to indicate a 1/16” square notch, but I was wondering if that’s a misprint. I was thinking about using a 1/4” x...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By ss3964spd
Schluter does make foam pans, as do others, but I...

Schluter does make foam pans, as do others, but I don't think Schluter will make you a custom pan like USG did.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By ss3964spd
Right? In the running for the most useless post,...

Right? In the running for the most useless post, ever. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome back, Justin. You're correct, USG is...

Welcome back, Justin.

You're correct, USG is no longer in the shower system game, that product line was recently acquired by someone else who may, or may not, bring it back to market under their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,708
Posted By ss3964spd
Keeping a pourous, cement based grout white seems...

Keeping a pourous, cement based grout white seems an impossible task. Just too much stuff gets ground into it over time.

I've only used 1 Mapei product, only because HD is much closer to me than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,708
Posted By ss3964spd
I dunno, VB, even before reading the thread...

I dunno, VB, even before reading the thread linked below I'd be super hesitant on using white grout for any area that is going to see any amount of foot traffic - bare or not, or constant...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By ss3964spd
Though I'm sure some people simply screw CBU's...

Though I'm sure some people simply screw CBU's down right through the lauan it really should come up. Thinset mortar doesn't like to stick to the stuff, nor to any of the glue that may be on it from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By ss3964spd
Hi Dave, and welcome, If you are satisfied...

Hi Dave, and welcome,

If you are satisfied that your joist structure meets the L360 requirement for ceramic tile I'll not run through that drill.

While technically you can set the tile directly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, John, You're correct to be...

Welcome, John,

You're correct to be concerned with the advise he has given you. The sheet vinyl must come up, and the (what is probably) lauan as well. It is unlikely that the lauan is glued down....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By ss3964spd
How much height from the joist tops to the...

How much height from the joist tops to the existing adjacent finished floor at the doorway do you have, Daniel?

And agreed, don't let the videos dissuade you. I recently completed a curbless...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,095
Posted By ss3964spd
No photos? Didn't happen. :D Glad it turned...

No photos? Didn't happen. :D

Glad it turned out great, Jim!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By ss3964spd
If it's out of level only in that one corner,...

If it's out of level only in that one corner, Andrew, Jeff's got you covered with the feather finish product. Keep in mind that those self levelers don't really self level all that great so you'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,500
Posted By ss3964spd
Zero I'm afraid, I'm just a DIY'er who's never...

Zero I'm afraid, I'm just a DIY'er who's never installed one.

While Eric is indeed affiliated with Noble he has been a contributor here for quite a long time, so I wouldn't chalk up his post as...
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