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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By lochrie22
Was thinking of using Wedi or Rodkat systems. I...

Was thinking of using Wedi or Rodkat systems. I was going to up the sheeting to 7/8 and cut the flooring out and block the BCI's for the shower pan section
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By lochrie22
ADA Shower

Doing an ADA shower on new construction. Would like it to be a no step transition. Floor will be 11-7/8" I-joists 16" on center with 3/4 Subfloor. Shower will be a 4x5. What is the best way to set...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,837
Posted By lochrie22
I find a Speed Square works well to test the...

I find a Speed Square works well to test the water level
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,709
Posted By lochrie22
Looks good Is there a proper slope on the...

Looks good

Is there a proper slope on the bottom tile of your Niche? Hard to tell from the photos
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By lochrie22
60 grit Diamond pad works well for me on porcelain

60 grit Diamond pad works well for me on porcelain
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By lochrie22
I would think the deck would need to have some...

I would think the deck would need to have some slope or you risk having water pool on the deck or up against the house neither of which are good
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,773
Posted By lochrie22
Most Accent tiles are a little thinner than the...

Most Accent tiles are a little thinner than the body tile

Try installing in the body tile first then skim coat the accent row about 1/8 shy of the thickness of the accent tile, let it dry and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By lochrie22
We use Engineered studs for new builds, more...

We use Engineered studs for new builds, more expensive but perfectly straight.

Another good option for getting existing studs flat is to use a hand planer
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By lochrie22
Is this a tub/shower or just a tub?

Is this a tub/shower or just a tub?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-03-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,561
Posted By lochrie22
New blade needs to be dressed meaning it...

New blade needs to be dressed

meaning it needs to be broken in buy cutting a brick or using a dressing stone. I bet that blade will cut smoothly after that
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By lochrie22
we have built a lot of these in corner situations...

we have built a lot of these in corner situations

Eliminates the need for a door as very little over spray gets out, nothing a bath mat cant handle and no glass to clean
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By lochrie22
Well inside of the shower is finally finished,...

Well inside of the shower is finally finished, made a few mistakes but am happy with how it turned out.

Now on the the bathroom floors

Thanks for all the great advice on this forum
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By lochrie22
If its just above a tub and not in a shower where...

If its just above a tub and not in a shower where its going to get sprayed with water I don't see why you would need to Waterproof it
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By lochrie22
You will have to get a transition strip. If you...

You will have to get a transition strip. If you know the manufacturer of the Laminate you should be able to get one that matches the Laminate floor
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By lochrie22
Not all tape is the same. I have done a lot of...

Not all tape is the same. I have done a lot of chair rail painting and yes you can cut it in with a brush it but I have found using Frog Tape (Green and more expensive) works very well and provides...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,055
Posted By lochrie22
Looks Good! Is that a tile floor register?

Looks Good!

Is that a tile floor register?
Forum: The Mud Box 01-18-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,224
Posted By lochrie22
I can understand a block home and then have the...

I can understand a block home and then have the finish be Stucco but not block in front of a sheared Plywood wall frame and Stucco

Different styles and methods for different climates I guess
Forum: The Mud Box 01-18-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,224
Posted By lochrie22
Poultry netting! I like it

Poultry netting! I like it
Forum: The Mud Box 01-18-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,224
Posted By lochrie22
Foam Stucco Called EIFS had all sorts of problems...

Foam Stucco Called EIFS had all sorts of problems when installed incorrectly, But did offer a lot of extra R-value

Here we use Hydrotex (2 ply WRB) over OSB or Plywood, staple chicken wire over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By lochrie22
I wonder if all the cracking along the floor that...

I wonder if all the cracking along the floor that is seen in the first photos happened so quickly because the Hardi is embedded in the Mud Bed
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By lochrie22
Thanks for the replies!

Thanks for the replies!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By lochrie22
Mapei Grout

I am using Mapei Ultracolor Plus FA grout in a shower

Instructions indicate that it can have foot traffic in 3 hrs.How long should I let it cure before shower use?

Thanks in advance
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,317
Posted By lochrie22
We have been using a lot of ARDEX FL with great...

We have been using a lot of ARDEX FL with great results
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,773
Posted By lochrie22
WOW...its beyond belief how bad that is!

WOW...its beyond belief how bad that is!
Forum: The Mud Box 01-07-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,224
Posted By lochrie22
If it's black you want I would recommend using...

If it's black you want I would recommend using Black Fiberglass windows from Milgard.

We have been using these on our higher end homes with great results
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