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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
How do y'all deal with nail plates under drywall...

How do y'all deal with nail plates under drywall and kerdi board where tile is going to go?

I put some in before the drywallers come Monday and they are thicker than I thought they'd be. Will they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,338
Posted By MTy
Can't help you with the flange, Mark but can I...

Can't help you with the flange, Mark but can I ask what that floor tile is? The Hex tile I had originally picked for my project has been recently discontinued and I am still trying to track some down...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Maybe I shoulda drawn a picture. Here is what I...

Maybe I shoulda drawn a picture. Here is what I plan to do. I am putting a custom handmade tile which is 13 by 13 with the niche so its height is going to put it so I can't run the full 32 with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
The bathroom is gutted right now so no drywall to...

The bathroom is gutted right now so no drywall to worry about. Please see attached picture of framing. I don't think there will be any issues. No joist sits over the center stud I want to head off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Subfloor is in, framing is done, and the...

Subfloor is in, framing is done, and the electrician starts his second day tomorrow. I have drywallers coming in a couple of weeks so I need to get everything behind the walls done.

I've decided...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Yes, first layer. Is there a particular distance...

Yes, first layer. Is there a particular distance apart screws are supposed to be?

Expansion gap has nothing to do with blocking in general but may need some so I have enough wood supporting the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Plumbing is nearly done subfloor is going in this...

Plumbing is nearly done subfloor is going in this weekend. I've got an ice storm on its way so I'm going to grab my materials tonight. Its my understanding I want 3/4 or closest equivalent, exterior...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Nearly gotten my DWV plumbing done and starting...

Nearly gotten my DWV plumbing done and starting on the supply lines this weekend. (The good folks over at Terry Love have been helping me get the plumbing right)

I am wrapping up the shower drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Thank for all your help CX! Didn't feel I...

Thank for all your help CX!

Didn't feel I had to post this but decided to incase anyone else buys one of these drains by infinity drain and happens on this thread. I don't think I see anyway it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
I think I've come up with a solution and it...

I think I've come up with a solution and it didn't cost me much extra. I bought the Kerdi kit that comes with the base drain flange that has the fleece and the gaskets and some corners I was going to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
My tile in drain arrived today. A bit different...

My tile in drain arrived today. A bit different than I expected. This is the product I purchased. (https://infinitydrain.com/products-tile-drain-tdb15-5x5-bonded-kit)

It is supposed to work with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
I am the cleaning crew and had approved it with...

I am the cleaning crew and had approved it with myself until you said that, haha. Its not a shower tub combo so can't imagine it will see much water. Other than that I don't see much opportunity for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
I'll know when I've pulled up the rest of the...

I'll know when I've pulled up the rest of the subfloor tomorrow but I think there is room in that furdown to put another 2x8 under the damaged one. I am pretty sure the wall studs are lined up with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
On a side note from joist issues which I am...

On a side note from joist issues which I am working and hope to have fixed this weekend...

1. I am currently planning to put a few rows of stone veneer around the alcove tub (its not a shower). I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Ive come up with a few, colorful technical terms...

Ive come up with a few, colorful technical terms of my own. I believe it is supported by the frame work of the fur downs in the half bath below. Not much but something.

As a side bar. The bathroom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Thanks CX. The joist isn't whole. Its got about 4...

Thanks CX. The joist isn't whole. Its got about 4 inches at the top but only about 1.5 at the bottom and as you can see its split at the corners of the hole. I did some research on heading off and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Thanks CX, thought I had mentioned that. Joist...

Thanks CX, thought I had mentioned that. Joist are nominal 2x10, 16" on center, with a 9 ft. Span. Besides the cutouts they are in good shape, no knots ect.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
No its not all the way through. There is about 2...

No its not all the way through. There is about 2 inches top and bottom. Would sistering work if I sistered the full length from load wall to load wall? Or maybe blocking and hangers to neighboring...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
So I've got a bit of a problem. Pulled up some of...

So I've got a bit of a problem. Pulled up some of my subfloor(all of it will eventually go) to see what the toilet plumbing is like since depending on what I can do with the toilet will determine my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Thanks Dan, I am not 100% sure. They could be...

Thanks Dan, I am not 100% sure. They could be sitting on one of the walls of the kitchen or half bath below or possible just over the bulkhead below.

I spent time crawling around in the insulation...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
1. Started demo today. Ran into a potential...

1. Started demo today. Ran into a potential issue, but I think it turns out not to be an issue. Any reason to think this exposed area in the first picture might be load bearing?

It was a framed in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Sounds like a plan. I also think once I get drain...

Sounds like a plan. I also think once I get drain in hand, I'll see if my cousin can do a test piece to see how much it will shrink and what size it needs to be to fit in the drain.

1. I take it I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
Decided to go with acrylic tub to save myself...

Decided to go with acrylic tub to save myself some trouble, or so I hope. Should be starting demo within a couple of weeks. Couple of other projects to finish first.

I am looking to do a tile in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
What about the weight of the cast iron based on...

What about the weight of the cast iron based on the joist situation mentioned above? As the structural guru on here do you see any issues? By my calculation it'd be about 800lbs with tub and water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTy
No, just the tub. The shower with be 36x36 and...

No, just the tub. The shower with be 36x36 and right next to the tub with the sides glassed in and a tiled back wall. Part of the glass will have to rest on the tub deck so that part of the deck will...
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