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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,460
Posted By jane m
Thanks Davy. I'm gonna go get the tub and take a...

Thanks Davy. I'm gonna go get the tub and take a look at the directions, then I'll go on back to my own thread. ;)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,460
Posted By jane m
good tub?

I'm thinking of this tub with a tiled surround, Lowe's $239. Is vikrell good material? Do you recommend the mud bed? If I don't put one, what should I do instead for best results? Thanks a million!
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
bump

bump
One more thing, I'm thinking I should caulk the end gaps in the ply to keep the thinset out??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
My husband may have answered the 2x4 on the flat...

My husband may have answered the 2x4 on the flat question; he said, "It's easier." :D
I could read for 10 years about thinset and still be confused, so you pros just check me, k?

Single later...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
THanks Ed. I understand about the 1.5" of "meat."...

THanks Ed. I understand about the 1.5" of "meat." When you sister a 2x10, do you try and use a 2x10? And, would it just be scrwed into the joist along side it? For the full length of that ply seam? I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
bump

bump... anythoughts about this new subfloor? Never done this before... :D
Oh, and Happy New Year!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
Ok, subfloor is gone. Big Box toe kick for $20...

Ok, subfloor is gone. Big Box toe kick for $20 worked superbly.
3/4" T&G pine sturdifloor going down.

1. how small can pieces of ply get? we're working around existing walls here

2. where long...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
so, for 3/4" single layer ply over joists, use 1...

so, for 3/4" single layer ply over joists, use 1 1/4" screws? they will penetrate about 1/2"?

Thank you!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
Hello. Ok, 1/2" is on its way out. So... 1....

Hello. Ok, 1/2" is on its way out. So...

1. can it be done with chisel, or other kind of saw? Instead of toe kick? It's pretty moldy, weak..almost tears right out. Other tips?

2. putting in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
You have my word!

You have my word!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
Ok, miss the joints, got it. Not trying to...

Ok, miss the joints, got it.
Not trying to argue, but the wood install instructions say CDX, Exp. 1. Since they say that, shouldn't it be ok for the hardwood? Or, are they behind the times? Are we...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,445
Posted By jane m
So, tell me it's OK to leave the 1/2" down!!! ...

So, tell me it's OK to leave the 1/2" down!!!
I think CX gave me the go-ahead, just said to put down 3/4" T&G and screw it into the joists. Then CBU or Ditra (haven't decided yet).
Any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
Thank you CX. I feel pretty good about the...

Thank you CX. I feel pretty good about the hardwood, since their requirements are so much simpler.
So, I'm going to reinforce the 1/2" with 2" screws INTO the joists every 4". (BTW, the nails that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
OMG, Kelly, that diagram FINALLY makes sense to...

OMG, Kelly, that diagram FINALLY makes sense to me! I've been trying to figure out why they said "rip the first panel lengthwise" for like three years!! SOOOO, the LONG edges overlap 24" and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
So, CX doesn't like 1/2" under 5/8" for tile, but...

So, CX doesn't like 1/2" under 5/8" for tile, but I'm thinking I can get away with it for my hardwood.
But get this, Wood Manu. customer service just said, yes, that's fine, BUT make sure you lay...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,445
Posted By jane m
Thanks Andy, and enjoy your laser, it's the, how...

Thanks Andy, and enjoy your laser, it's the, how do they say, "shiz-nit." :)

Would anyone like to object? I know you want to...:gerg:
I won't bother it if you'll let me get away with it, but I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,445
Posted By jane m
reviving this thread

Andy, did you leave the 1/2" down? I was gonna go over 1/2" with 5/8" for my porcelain, but CX did not like that idea? I'm trying to figure out if I should tear up the 1/2" and then put fresh 5/8" or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
:confused: Should I take up the 1/2" too and...

:confused:
Should I take up the 1/2" too and lay down one layer of ply????

Also, I know the 24" applies to the short end, but you're saying goes for long edges too? I wasn't getting that from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
bump

bump...
trying to figure out placement of the long side of the ply for underlayment :crazy:
any help appreciated! Jane
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
Ok, I see your point about the 4" spacing. :) ...

Ok, I see your point about the 4" spacing. :)
Even though this floor is for wood, the adjacent bathroom is tile, so I HAVE TO get that right, figured I'd practice on the wood floor first.

I'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
Thanks Kevin. What would the max screw size be?...

Thanks Kevin.
What would the max screw size be? I have some 2" and 2 1/2" leftover, would they be ok into the joists?

Also, I believe the Nielsen article says for wood > 1/2", 6" spacing is ok...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By jane m
subfloor for hardwood

I know you guys will know this, hope you don't mind my asking.

I have 2x10 (16" OC) 12 ft. span-with 1/2" ply on top. I will be adding 5/8" with 1 1/4" deck screws 6" throughout. This room will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
Thanks to all! Looks like we'll be busy...

Thanks to all! Looks like we'll be busy Thanksgiving weekend. :clap2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
Thanks Kelly, I have no idea how to find glue on...

Thanks Kelly, I have no idea how to find glue on a joist, so I'll probably add some screws just to be safe. :cool:

And, please tell me, the glue residue, it's only a little from peel and stick...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By jane m
ply + heat + ditra, what thinset?

Thank you Brian!
It appears my Lowe's has an assortment of Laticrete and Mapei, including Ultraflex and Megabond, I guess either would be fine?

However, where are you guys at on the whole ditra...
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