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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:23 AM
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Posted By arnav
Ok, I think we are good then. The only reason I...

Ok, I think we are good then.
The only reason I asked what I asked, is because I have interpreted the original input as: I may be better off to extend the bench past the glass so it is not hard to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 132
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Posted By arnav
Thx CX. It always means a lot! 1. How...

Thx CX. It always means a lot!



1. How much would you recommend to extend the bench past the glass? 1"? 2"? The shower is already fairly large so I am wondering what is the minimum that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
And finally subfloor layer 1 (pic 1) and subfloor...

And finally subfloor layer 1 (pic 1) and subfloor layer 2 (pic 2).
Both treated for termites twice on both sides. I nailed subfloor layer 2 (not underlayment :) ) every 6" while making sure to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By arnav
LOL, hi CX. Wait until you see the joists in...

LOL, hi CX. Wait until you see the joists in this post...

Final subfloor joists. I know, I know, I went overboard. I did 16 O.C but added 1 extra on the left under the tub and a few more under...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By arnav
I realized I haven't posted in a while, so the...

I realized I haven't posted in a while, so the next few posts are to catch up the thread on the very latest.

The walls have been furred with 5/4" premium decking boards ripped in half. They are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Hi, As mentioned previously in this thread,...

Hi,

As mentioned previously in this thread, I need to build a raised platform to hold the tub's and shower's plumbing. What's shown in the first and second pictures are no longer there, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Thx CX, I didn't buy it yet, but I am...

Thx CX,


I didn't buy it yet, but I am planning to use an 40" Oatey linear drain: ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Does the high level plan for the slopes' make...

Does the high level plan for the slopes' make sense (for a traditional liner)? If so, I'll create a more detailed slope plan with measurements.

Thx for the help
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Re notching the ledger boards, understood. ...

Re notching the ledger boards, understood. Instead, I will extend the width of the raised tub/shower platform above to hide it inside.



I forgot to remind you that I am using a traditional...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Also, The shower is 62" x 47". The...

Also,

The shower is 62" x 47".
The shower's tile is a 12" x 12" mesh of 1-7/8" squares.
The bench is perpendicular to the linear drain so I think I need two slopes.

One that is pitched to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Yes, lack of terminology knowledge on my part. ...

Yes, lack of terminology knowledge on my part. Here is a little bit more context.
- The 2x6 on the right supports the subfloor directly. It runs parallel to the trusses.
- On the left there is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
The current DWV pipe goes into the crawl space...

The current DWV pipe goes into the crawl space between floors a foot away from the wall (see first pic). It was hidden by a full size vanity. The new vanity is floating and smaller.
Are you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Thx, will do. Sounds like its a YMMV situation...

Thx, will do. Sounds like its a YMMV situation over a resounding "throw them in the trash" which I'll take...

Whole lot to do before I get to tiling, but I am off next week so looking forward to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Yes they do:...

Yes they do: https://rocatileusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/LM-MARBLE-LASSA-UP_TECH-SPECS.pdf
I verified before we bought them. Interestingly, they are not 3rd party certified, but rather self...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By arnav
This is the warping on my 24" x 48" Roca wall...

This is the warping on my 24" x 48" Roca wall tiles / slabs. I am not close to tiling. They just happened to be delivered.

Pretty bad right?

Holding it down at all 4 corners seems to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
KISS principle... :) How didn't i think of that....

KISS principle... :) How didn't i think of that. CX, you are genius..:cheers:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Here is a picture in case it makes you change...

Here is a picture in case it makes you change your mind...

Also, on another wall i need to furr out 3" to make space for 2" pvc fittings that sit flush against the cinderblock wall. The builder...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Is 1/8" enough of a gap to leave between copper...

Is 1/8" enough of a gap to leave between copper pipes and CBU?

The furring strips I like are 5/4" but the 1/2" copper pipes and their straps against the cinder blocks are 3/4" (which would leave...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Great, thx. I wanted to make sure I am not...

Great, thx. I wanted to make sure I am not violating any hard rules/principles in case I decide to have both top and bottom joists parallel to each other.

Thx!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
What do you think? Which joists layout do you...

What do you think? Which joists layout do you like better?

Thx for the help
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Which joists layout do you like better? ...

Which joists layout do you like better?

Option 1 – Joists parallel to the joists below (but stretch from one concrete wall to another).

Pros: connected to a cinderblock wall in the north and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Joists yes, thank you. The shower is...

Joists yes, thank you.


The shower is curbless-like and is sunken into the 2 x 6 ramp so the subfloor you saw in the pics does take the entire weight of the sloping mud beds.
Wood is cheap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Just minor updates/pics (and no questions today)....

Just minor updates/pics (and no questions today).

The 2 x 4 "trusses", subfloor layer 1, and subfloor layer 2 are all cut and dry fitted.

This is so that I can treat them for termites before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-27-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
I know the 2nd subfloor ply layer (AKA...

I know the 2nd subfloor ply layer (AKA underlayment in some places) need to be cut so that it is 1/4" from any obstructions such as walls.
What about the first subfloor layer (the one that sits...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By arnav
Thank you very much for the input Dan. I changed...

Thank you very much for the input Dan. I changed the plans accordingly.
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