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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By tatumjonj
The shower you're suggesting is considered a...

The shower you're suggesting is considered a hybrid because you're using cement board but you're also talking about using a roll on waterproof on portions of it instead of the entire thing.

When...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By tatumjonj
I built a ledger board that clamps to the inside...

I built a ledger board that clamps to the inside of the adjacent walls. When I did the one wall without an adjacent wall on one side (where the door was going), I simply screwed a 2x4 to the wall a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,417
Posted By tatumjonj
And don't apply it to the floor if you're doing a...

And don't apply it to the floor if you're doing a liner. There's a lot of info on here about the RIGHT way to do it and why. You need to give that info a good perusal and not try to reinvent the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,417
Posted By tatumjonj
One waterproofing is fine if it's done right. ...

One waterproofing is fine if it's done right. Just do it right because all these extra waterproofing steps don't work well together. It's not extra waterproofing, it's a place for the water to run...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,417
Posted By tatumjonj
Suitable surfaces. Cement, Concrete, Cured...

Suitable surfaces. Cement, Concrete, Cured Mortar Beds, Cement Backer Board. No mention of dimensional lumber.

I can't for the life of figure out where you're going with this installation.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By tatumjonj
If the problem was excessive movement but the...

If the problem was excessive movement but the tiles were securely bonded, they would be cracking the grout and tiles, not popping off.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 463
Posted By tatumjonj
So many preconceived notions about the proper...

So many preconceived notions about the proper methods to build a shower are just wrong.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By tatumjonj
You're welcome. Like everything else in...

You're welcome.

Like everything else in life, there is no substitute for experience.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,127
Posted By tatumjonj
It honestly looks like very little thought went...

It honestly looks like very little thought went into that corner at all.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By tatumjonj
I see what you mean. Problematic if they need to...

I see what you mean. Problematic if they need to be more exact than eyeballed.

What would I do? If most of your cuts are going to be same similar angles, I'd probably make some quick wedge...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By tatumjonj
I've still never understood why every other...

I've still never understood why every other person uses cement board under their Kerdi. Waterproof membrane!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By tatumjonj
ss, he can get that pex line into the...

ss,

he can get that pex line into the proper cavity by 90ing it under the vent, drilling a hole in the stud and then 90ing into the valve body. No need to start going crazy moving anything.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By tatumjonj
I bought a bunch off a buy on eBay, brushed...

I bought a bunch off a buy on eBay, brushed nickel, for like a quarter of that. Shipped.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By tatumjonj
For the bullnose, I'd guess she overlapped the...

For the bullnose, I'd guess she overlapped the finished edges of the tile pieces into the niche and nipped away at the field portion.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By tatumjonj
One or the other. There is such thing as too...

One or the other. There is such thing as too much waterproofing when you start mixing and matching systems.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By tatumjonj
Those tiny lash things aren't going to do much. ...

Those tiny lash things aren't going to do much. Raimondi makes a nice big wedge, similar idea, way bigger wedges, bigger clips, bigger tool to install. Take a breath and learn from your first day. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By tatumjonj
Look at this and then look at the jobs being done...

Look at this and then look at the jobs being done by some pros using angle grinders and chainsaws.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By tatumjonj
The lash system may work fine for you. LFT are...

The lash system may work fine for you. LFT are really cumbersome and take a lot of leverage to move around. It's been quite a few years since I purchased any lash from big orange, but the ones I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,350
Posted By tatumjonj
Oh, the old "you didn't ask for my prestige...

Oh, the old "you didn't ask for my prestige package" excuse. Now I've heard it all. Really sorry you're dealing with this from a supposed professional.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By tatumjonj
Let me give you some advice about those big tiles...

Let me give you some advice about those big tiles if you've never laid LFT before. As easy as you think it will be to just lay them flat, get yourself a good leveling system. Don't scrimp. You...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By tatumjonj
There were pics up. Maybe he got his feelings...

There were pics up. Maybe he got his feelings hurt and took them down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By tatumjonj
Would have. Would have. Would have.

Would have. Would have. Would have.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-28-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By tatumjonj
Davy, I tell me kid all the time "in ten years...

Davy, I tell me kid all the time "in ten years you won't be able to find somebody in the trades." When all the guys my age retire. All these young kids want to work at a desk.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,169
Posted By tatumjonj
Just as a point of fact, bleach is not an acid.

Just as a point of fact, bleach is not an acid.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,127
Posted By tatumjonj
That's a great idea just trusting that he'll do...

That's a great idea just trusting that he'll do the job right. The old ostrich plan.
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