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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By PC7060
Sounds like a plan! Make sure your plane the end...

Sounds like a plan! Make sure your plane the end tails of the joists down if they extend past the beam as the end tend to lift like a teeter-totter when the floor is loaded.

I've no experience...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By PC7060
Nice job with the drawing, very helpful. I’d...

Nice job with the drawing, very helpful. I’d tackle this from below and notch every joist where it sits on beam to bring all down into plane. Understand this will require pulling the drywall ceiling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By PC7060
In my experience, it’s often just a single high...

In my experience, it’s often just a single high joist that causes the humps like you’ve described. Sometimes you’ll have a high joist next to a low joist making the situation worse. You may be able...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By PC7060
Common but annoying problem you’ve got. Best...

Common but annoying problem you’ve got. Best solution is to remove the subfloor in that section and cut down the joist top over the beam to bring it into plane.

If you have access from below you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By PC7060
James/Tiger Mountain is right on. I completely...

James/Tiger Mountain is right on. I completely missed the top of wainscoting application and assumed standard vertical. :bonk:
Regardless of orientation, it important to consider the size of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By PC7060
Typically cut edge smoothed with a stone.

Typically cut edge smoothed with a stone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By PC7060
Check you floor structure first!

Check you floor structure first!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,826
Posted By PC7060
It was pretty rough for a while but much better...

It was pretty rough for a while but much better now that we finished the original part. New parts are so much easier!

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,826
Posted By PC7060
Sounds good, Greg. Your project will be there...

Sounds good, Greg. Your project will be there waiting for you! I should know, I’m in year 7 of a rehabilitation of a 100 year old house and have two full bathroom ready for tile and on hold until I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,826
Posted By PC7060
I understand your concerns, Greg but removing the...

I understand your concerns, Greg but removing the tile is the only way to properly seal what is arguably on of the most failure prone areas of a shower.

None of us like have to take out tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,826
Posted By PC7060
Get your hammer & center punch and break up that...

Get your hammer & center punch and break up that tile so you can properly handle the sealing (kerdi band / corners). Just be careful and work in from the open end. Be sure to wear eye protection. It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By PC7060
I admire your positive attitude!

I admire your positive attitude!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By PC7060
You can get diamond blade for oscillating saw....

You can get diamond blade for oscillating saw. Bit a bit tedious but should do the job.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By PC7060
Ouch, that’s bad! :D

Ouch, that’s bad! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2022, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By PC7060
:)Hi and welcome to the site! First thing...

:)Hi and welcome to the site!

First thing to do is verify the floor is suitable for ceramic tile. Please use the Deflecto tool in the blue bar to enter the unsupported length, size and spacing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,360
Posted By PC7060
I think the pattern you have selected is the best...

I think the pattern you have selected is the best given the conditions you have. You will end up with a general bow outwards at the centers across all the horizontal axis. Hopefully it will look...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By PC7060
And don’t forget the hearing and eye protection!...

And don’t forget the hearing and eye protection! :gerg:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2022, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By PC7060
I cut 45 versus the corner pieces. For cutting...

I cut 45 versus the corner pieces. For cutting aluminum trim I use old wood carbide blades oriented so blades teeth are backwards and take slow cut. Keep the blade from grabbing the soft metal. Wear...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By PC7060
Travis, Seem like designers choice. I used...

Travis, Seem like designers choice. I used granite for curb top and inserted it against the wall tiles with 1/8 gap each side for sealant.

How big are you talking about. I used standard tools for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,360
Posted By PC7060
Wow, 1/8 to almost 1/4”! Do all the tiles have...

Wow, 1/8 to almost 1/4”! Do all the tiles have that much bow? If it’s just a few I’d cull the bad ones out. If the bow is consistent throughout I’d think it was a design choice if I saw it on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By PC7060
I prefer the metal trim (but I wished it cut as...

I prefer the metal trim (but I wished it cut as easily as the PVC :D)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By PC7060
Shawn - good catch I dropped the “-1/8” from the...

Shawn - good catch I dropped the “-1/8” from the post. My quick two thumbs typing on the phone is prawn to errroz. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By PC7060
Hey Laz, Looks like the other tile is already...

Hey Laz,
Looks like the other tile is already run to center of door and looks to be fully setup. If the OP runs the new tile up close to the other tile he’ll have a nice hidden joint when door is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By PC7060
Hi, I’d either just run the new tile from that...

Hi, I’d either just run the new tile from that point or or use Schluter Schiene at the start of the new floor.

Either way, I’d leave 1/4” joint between the sections, you can either grout the gap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By PC7060
Hi Nicholas, welcome to the site! Sounds like a...

Hi Nicholas, welcome to the site! Sounds like a interesting job.



I’m afraid you won’t be able to encapsulate that floor and have a good platform for installing tile. You will need to strip...
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