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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By speed51133
You know exactly what it means. Why do you get so...

You know exactly what it means. Why do you get so hung up with semantics all the time?


reg·u·late

verb
past tense: regulated; past participle: regulated
control or supervise (something,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By speed51133
so you have self leveling cement or gypsum poured...

so you have self leveling cement or gypsum poured over pex?

I would use a demo hammer with a 4in paddle chisel on it. how well are they bonded??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By speed51133
The new foam shower trays are also a higher...

The new foam shower trays are also a higher density foam, so they are more rigid.

Same deal with versa bond, nothing changed there, but Schluter now sells its own, proprietary modified thinset...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-10-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 405
Posted By speed51133
My take is that uncoupling is not regulated or...

My take is that uncoupling is not regulated or standardized. Crack isolation is regulated and standardized.

tile also bonds to crack isolation (or can) and the crack isolation bonds to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By speed51133
does the same floor prep and tile extend under...

does the same floor prep and tile extend under the dishwasher and cabinets???

Not really sure why you have 3/4in slats under the plywood. What exactly is this for?

Your floor will not really be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By speed51133
looks like an aesthetic design feature to me.

looks like an aesthetic design feature to me.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,282
Posted By speed51133
any waterproofing going on that cement board?...

any waterproofing going on that cement board? doesn't look like there is any.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By speed51133
if you hired a pro to do it, why are you fixing...

if you hired a pro to do it, why are you fixing it?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-08-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 405
Posted By speed51133
Ditra is not a crack isolation membrane nor does...

Ditra is not a crack isolation membrane nor does it claim to be.

It is uncoupling.

the difference is not just semantics.


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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-08-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By speed51133
Around me you can use the BX metal jacket as the...

Around me you can use the BX metal jacket as the ground. If it is older than BX, rip it out, it is time to update. I don't see a problem using BX sheath as the ground if it ohms out as grounded. If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By speed51133
If these were tiles I'd say have him rip it out....

If these were tiles I'd say have him rip it out. Since they are thick pavers, it may be ok. What I don't like is the fact it is outdoor and in a freezing climate. Water could expand in there when...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-07-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By speed51133
I would say a straight up panel change and new...

I would say a straight up panel change and new breakers to be like 2 grand.

If you need outlets tested throughout the home and troubleshooting missing grounds, and very old wiring, you are looking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,069
Posted By speed51133
the drain and overflow tie together above the...

the drain and overflow tie together above the floor plane such than only one drain penetration is needed. oh, i get you, cut one hole at both anyways for future work.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,069
Posted By speed51133
thanks peter. the brass drain is multi-piece. I...

thanks peter.
the brass drain is multi-piece. I have it assembled for mockup.

I was thinking of cutting out all the subflooring for the opening and leaving the joists alone. If I ever had to get...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,069
Posted By speed51133
So now I could use some tips on the tub. The tub...

So now I could use some tips on the tub. The tub is a Kohler stargaze and I have the installation pages attached. I have the floor marked with the opening on the tub. I am a bit unsure if you are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By speed51133
you can buy a metal/plastic drywall corner bead...

you can buy a metal/plastic drywall corner bead and tuck one leg into the gap. You may need to cut the leg to a stub and/or clean out the gap a bit.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By speed51133
if it is in the same plane, just fill the gap...

if it is in the same plane, just fill the gap with some closed cell backer rod and joint compound and finish it off like drywall.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By speed51133
Still need a better picture. Take one from inside...

Still need a better picture. Take one from inside the shower from the other edge.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By speed51133
i guess that makes sense...

i guess that makes sense...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By speed51133
I would go with whatever CX says, but I don't...

I would go with whatever CX says, but I don't understand why you would NOT want the wood floor level before screwing CBU down.....:scratch:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,069
Posted By speed51133
Progress

Progress
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,069
Posted By speed51133
quick question on ADA grab bars. I need to...

quick question on ADA grab bars.

I need to install one by the toilet. Is it OK to drill and secure these AFTER tile is all set? I was thinking better before it is set and to tile around them?? If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By speed51133
I would not consider the thinset mortar to be a...

I would not consider the thinset mortar to be a leveling agent for dips. It is for smaller stuff like indentations from screws, chips, cuts, and grain irregularities in the wood. The thinset mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,069
Posted By speed51133
The tile cutter snaps very well. So I have no...

The tile cutter snaps very well. So I have no problem with it. Personally, I prefer to wet saw everything, but I am not a tradesman, and am never in a hurry.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,069
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