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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,687
Posted By Spencer84
You do not have to sister the full length of the...

You do not have to sister the full length of the joists to get the benefits of sistering.

In your case you do not have to get the sistered joist onto the metal beam. So the air duct could stay as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By Spencer84
Here is what I would do. I would add joist...

Here is what I would do.

I would add joist hangers and a header on the right hand side of the picture. Then I would add a full length sister from the outside wall to the new header. I think you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By Spencer84
I just finished building a very similar shower. ...

I just finished building a very similar shower. I used the schluter shower pan, and I would not recommend using it if you are using tile with any lipage. The pan doesn't have enough slope if tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,971
Posted By Spencer84
I don't think there would be any need for the...

I don't think there would be any need for the kerdi over the ditra. Ditra-heat is water proof and I would assume the same for ditra.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
What drill bit is recommended for drilling small...

What drill bit is recommended for drilling small holes (1/4inch) in tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Spencer84
For my curbless shower that is currently being...

For my curbless shower that is currently being built I sistered and notched my 2x10 joist with 2x8. That gives the 1 3/4 inch difference in height required by schluter shower pan.

Sistering and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-29-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Insulation faced or unfaced? I'm at the...

Insulation faced or unfaced?

I'm at the stage where it is time to replace insulation in floor of my bathroom. The bathroom is over a unheated garage. The entire floor is going to be covered with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,676
Posted By Spencer84
Why is the floor 3 inches lower than what you...

Why is the floor 3 inches lower than what you want? Is it because the other side is an additional? Or do you have a settling problem.

The only thing washers will do is to keep the installer from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
I have my joists notched and sister. My plan...

I have my joists notched and sister.

My plan is to install a kerdi drain pain in the lower area. How do I handle the transition between the lower area and the high area.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,715
Posted By Spencer84
You should consider a second drain in the shower...

You should consider a second drain in the shower area proper. With the one drain so far away if it is clogged, the shower user would never notice.

You also need to account for the height of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Anyone have any thoughts on why there is an extra...

Anyone have any thoughts on why there is an extra 3 inch pipe inside the wall here? It is capped off at bottom and in the attic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Thanks for the help. New question, my...

Thanks for the help.

New question, my bathroom is above a garage. The garage is covered with sheetrock. There is electrical cable directly above the drywall. Is this allowed by code or does the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Ok, that's great and all, can you please provide...

Ok, that's great and all, can you please provide a link to what would work. I don't care if I'm able to buy it.

Based on the ditra heat manual I want. This
minimum subfloor thickness – 23/32", ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Ok, thanks do you have a link to what should be...

Ok, thanks do you have a link to what should be used?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
This is going to be the only layer of plywood. Is...

This is going to be the only layer of plywood. Is this what I want to order?

https://m.lowes.com/pd/DryPly-23-32-CAT-PS1-09-Tongue-and-Groove-Pine-Plywood-Subfloor-Application-as-4-x-8/1000069179...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Ahh, my luck the stud that are 12 inches on...

Ahh, my luck the stud that are 12 inches on center are off by a inch and a half. Problem solved. I want the linear drain to keep slope lower. If I used a center drain the slope in the center would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
There is but only up to 50 inches.

There is but only up to 50 inches.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
The shower along the drain is 6 feet. I was...

The shower along the drain is 6 feet. I was planning on using the Kerdi line 68 1/2 inch drain. But there is a joists in the way. Can I two drains? Does kerdi have documentation on distance...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Dan, I plan on using the Kerdi line preformed...

Dan,
I plan on using the Kerdi line preformed pan. I just completed my stack up analysis. On top of the existing subfloor I will add 1/2 inch plywood, 1/4 inch Detra heat membrane, 3/16 thinset,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Cool I'm liking the Detra heat in the shower idea. ...

I'm liking the Detra heat in the shower idea.

So I could use the existing plywood subfloor? That could make this easier, but there is some tenting where two plywood seems meet. Is that able to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,336
Posted By Spencer84
Barrier Free kerdi shower remodel

Hi
I'm working on my plans to replace the jetted tub with a barrier Free shower. I plan to use the kerdi shower pan and linear drain (76x38). The drain will be on 76 inch side. For the rest of the...
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