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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2003, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By H1ckory
log cabin foundation

Todd says: "Many cabins are built on posts with log stringers and a floor system built over this....DO NOT TILE..."

Uh-oh. What do you mean by "posts?" The foundation is not a continuous wall,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2003, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,233
Posted By H1ckory
log home breathing

Where can I get info on how to deal with the log breathing problem?

-- Bob
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2003, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,233
Posted By H1ckory
breathing issues with log home

What are those breathing issues? I should have added the log cabin was built in the late 1940s. One wall of the bathroom directly abuts the exterior log walls.

Settling should all be done by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2003, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,233
Posted By H1ckory
frost-proof tile for unheated interior

First, thanks for all your help on related topics. This forum has been a godsend.

I'm tiling a bathroom in a log cabin in Maryland. The cabin is unheated in winter and not often air-conditioned...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2003, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,502
Posted By H1ckory
Thanks -- great advice. I almost think throwing...

Thanks -- great advice. I almost think throwing an SLC on would be easier than dealing with all of those screws.... Any advice on specific SLC or type of SLC? I bought an Armstrong product but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2003, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,502
Posted By H1ckory
tiles rock when dry fit

After installing plywood, then cementboard, and finally taping the cementboard joints, I dry-laid the 12" square porcelain tiles to check the layout. Gently walking over the tiles, I noticed a tiny...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2003, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,542
Posted By H1ckory
shower flange

Thanks Bob! Your reply was very helpful. I have one more question, about how to finish the edge where the CBU/tile ends, and the shower material takes over.

How far should the top (or only,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2003, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,542
Posted By H1ckory
tile over lip of fiberglass shower stall

My new fiberglass shower enclosure has a lip all around, with drilled holes to secure it to the studs. I plan to tile all around the enclosure, both above and to either side of the door.

I would...
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