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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 132
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Posted By cx
I would hafta agree with moderator Dan on all...

I would hafta agree with moderator Dan on all points there, Dan.

I've just never seen any advantage at all to the type of bench that extends across the shower wall and must be terminated with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By cx
Well, if you should have any problem with this...

Well, if you should have any problem with this shower, structural failure is not gonna be a likely cause, eh?

And I agree with you on the subfloor terminology. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,305
Posted By cx
Geeez, Dan, ain't you askeered some of them...

Geeez, Dan, ain't you askeered some of them furring strips might fall of the wall? :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By cx
Welcome, Charles. :) A photo or two from...

Welcome, Charles. :)

A photo or two from farther away to show us some perspective would be helpful.

Is the place from which the tile is removed in the wet area of the shower?

Can you tell us...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,399
Posted By cx
Nope, recommending one layer over the layer...

Nope, recommending one layer over the layer you've got. Oriented perpendicular to the joists.
Forum: Computer Training Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 28,815
Posted By cx
Thanks, Dan. One thing in there caught my eye...

Thanks, Dan. One thing in there caught my eye right away. Said to check the vents (don't know if they were talking about desktop or laptop) and it occurs to me that I've been keeping a hand towel...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,201
Posted By cx
Thanks, Dan. Perhaps that information could be...

Thanks, Dan. Perhaps that information could be included in our Liberry.
Forum: Reference Liberry :-) Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 32
Posted By cx
Related Thread

Dan Marvin was responding to this thread in the Advice Forum (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=87768) about the subject of Silicosis that has popped back up a few times over the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,399
Posted By cx
I would recommend a second layer of plywood...

I would recommend a second layer of plywood subflooring in the shower area, well fastened to the existing layer, with a properly sized hole for the drain, Art.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Computer Training Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 28,815
Posted By cx
Well, I, of course, took all the good advice and...

Well, I, of course, took all the good advice and shut down my confuser a couple nights ago and the next day it did it's little self-shut-down trick anyway. :D

Alas, I went through as much of Joe's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,115
Posted By cx
We've found the folks who answer the MAPEI...

We've found the folks who answer the MAPEI technical services line to actually be helpful, Eric. I'll go way out on their limb: "It may not get quite as hard as a cementitious grout, but it does...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,115
Posted By cx
1. Depends somewhat upon what the field tiles...

1. Depends somewhat upon what the field tiles are, but in general, that's what the movement accommodation joints are for. Tiles can have very different rates of expansion, but moisture and heat,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By cx
1. Look in the Liberry for the actual dimensions...

1. Look in the Liberry for the actual dimensions of a Kerdi drain if you don't have yours in hand, Tony. I don't recommend leaving the drain riser run above the concrete level. Much easier to cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,115
Posted By cx
I would grout those joints. See my warranty...

I would grout those joints. See my warranty information below.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,961
Posted By cx
1. Not sure I understand the statement, but the...

1. Not sure I understand the statement, but the thinset mortar bag has no idea what the mortar is to be used for. The manufacturer will expect it is to be used to set ceramic or stone tiles, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,246
Posted By cx
While not their favorite, that method is approved...

While not their favorite, that method is approved by the Ditra manufacturer, Steven.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,553
Posted By cx
Well, Herr Schluter is not gonna give you any...

Well, Herr Schluter is not gonna give you any sort of warranty on that installation, Michael, but I don't know any reason it wouldn't work.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By cx
Well, if you'd add a geographic location to your...

Well, if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile, maybe we could guess why you'd wanna move, eh?

Boerne's not so nice as it was when I came here 35 years ago, but still a nice area to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,115
Posted By cx
Don't understand the first question. I grout...

Don't understand the first question.

I grout all mitered outside corners, 'specially if they're traffic corners. Yes, it's a change of plane. Yes, the industry standards call for a flexible...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By cx
Did you try those methods in the Advanced Search...

Did you try those methods in the Advanced Search feature, Tony?

1. Concrete. You can use a short piece of 4" PVC pipe, which must be removed, or a 4" PVC coupling, which you can leave in place...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,246
Posted By cx
Keep in mind also, Steven, that you're creating a...

Keep in mind also, Steven, that you're creating a permanent cold joint there in your floor. I can't say just what sort of problem it might be, not knowing where it is or which direction in the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Dusty. :) What size tiles are...

Welcome back, Dusty. :)

What size tiles are you installing?

While the plywood is not the best substrate option for tiling a backsplash, the VersaBond meets ANSI A118.11 standards as an Exterior...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 646
Posted By cx
Good thing, then, that nobody visits this...

Good thing, then, that nobody visits this website, Dave. :)

How long ago was the prison program, or is it still active?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,961
Posted By cx
Mini, if you'll search for the Kerdi Installation...

Mini, if you'll search for the Kerdi Installation Handbook (http://pdf.lowes.com/productdocuments/4bc857a2-1b35-4752-9551-19e75b97416f/10677786.pdf)online and go to page 36 you'll see how the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 646
Posted By cx
Problem with that NTCA University, Jim, is the...

Problem with that NTCA University, Jim, is the same as with the others I mentioned that are online venues. While I'm all for teaching the technical aspects of the trade, I still maintain that there...
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