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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,009
Posted By ZZZK
There is engineering behind why the seams in the...

There is engineering behind why the seams in the tile substrate need to be taped together rather than just depending on the tile itself to bridge the substrates together. The main one is resistance...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,009
Posted By ZZZK
Fiber Tape and thinset that joint or kediband and...

Fiber Tape and thinset that joint or kediband and use thinset. The substrate needs to be binded together and move as one or you have a stress point on your tile when the two planes move...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,080
Posted By ZZZK
Mike 2'x4' tile is quite a beast to work with. ...

Mike 2'x4' tile is quite a beast to work with. This will also require exceptionally flat floors and walls to come out looking right. The prices seem quite reasonable to me as well for a good tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By ZZZK
The way I handled it in my hydroban waterproofed...

The way I handled it in my hydroban waterproofed tub area is the following.

Hung cement board with a 3/16" ish gap above tub rim to allow for movement. The acrylic tub (MTI) had a 1/16 factory...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By ZZZK
Curb fronts get a ton of water. How stingy are...

Curb fronts get a ton of water. How stingy are they that they risk water damage to the curb for $5 of hydroban saved. I personly waterproof my curbs in entirety and the shower floor in front of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By ZZZK
Woah woah hold ur horses. I see black ABS drain...

Woah woah hold ur horses. I see black ABS drain pipes in that hole, not PVC. You cannot use a PVC clamping drain it must also be ABS. As far as I'm aware there is no black PVC DW piping. Make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By ZZZK
There should be a riser drain neck with a grate...

There should be a riser drain neck with a grate on top that makes up the top drain that you actually see when you look into the finished shower. This is what makes a clamping drain a "3-piece" ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By ZZZK
Do you have any pictures of the shower building...

Do you have any pictures of the shower building process that we could scutinize? The method you mentioned gor a shower pan does not conform to any standard or manufacturer instruction. It sounds...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By ZZZK
Where is the vent for that trap/drain? Why is it...

Where is the vent for that trap/drain? Why is it capped?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,927
Posted By ZZZK
I drill the tile about 3/8 to insure it doesnt...

I drill the tile about 3/8 to insure it doesnt hit the water proofing. I measure and cut a stainless screw to go in the hole which will act as a stud to transfer lateral loads to the tile. I mask...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By ZZZK
Yeah I agree with Jim. It would be cheaper and...

Yeah I agree with Jim. It would be cheaper and better to just replace the board. Because the fiber mesh backer is still in place I'm not as concerned about the strength of the board but its...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By ZZZK
You have some spots that look to be the full...

You have some spots that look to be the full depth of the durock down to the fiber mesh. That's too thick for thinset. You could do it with thinset but you'd have to build it up in thinner layers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By ZZZK
Unfortunate. That is a nice looking shower. ...

Unfortunate. That is a nice looking shower. Unfortunately the shower pan will need to be redone and so will the bench waterproofing. The glass enclosure will have to come out for all that. It can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,502
Posted By ZZZK
Anyone notice that there is no visible trap on...

Anyone notice that there is no visible trap on that drain? It just goes horizontal and out of a sight. If I recall you are allowed to have a horizontal "tail piece" from a fixture to a p-trap up...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-14-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By ZZZK
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Forum: The Mud Box 07-14-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By ZZZK
Penzoil has some kind of process were they...

Penzoil has some kind of process were they extract a synthetic base oil from natural gas. It has tested well and it is what I run. I have found some additives that fell out of suspension at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By ZZZK
I'm a fan of the set-rite flange. Once installed...

I'm a fan of the set-rite flange. Once installed it forever sets the toilet flange to the correct height to take a standard wax ring. Worked great for me and you never have to worry anout some kind...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By ZZZK
That joist is indeed butchered and has lost...

That joist is indeed butchered and has lost nearly all of its load capacity and stiffness.

https://aws1.discourse-cdn.com/internachi/original/2X/0/00089360607a4bc1d5179778685f7c91422178be.jpeg
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By ZZZK
I agree with CX.

I agree with CX.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By ZZZK
https://cdn.laticrete.com/~/media/product-document...

https://cdn.laticrete.com/~/media/product-documents/product-data-sheets/ds-6630.ashx?la=en&vs=1&d=20190528T193136Z

I know that they list "Gypsum Wallboard (Interior Applications Only)" as a listed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By ZZZK
Boy Mitch you really went way beyond what was...

Boy Mitch you really went way beyond what was necessary. Assuming a ceramic/porcelain tile installation you could have simply replaced the old 5/8" plywood with 23/32" and addded 1/8" Ditra or 5/16"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By ZZZK
I've used a plunge router to notch studs. I set...

I've used a plunge router to notch studs. I set the plunge depth to the depth I want and it precisely notches the studs to that depth. Once I move down enough that the guide plate on the router is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By ZZZK
Julie it always pains me to see another person on...

Julie it always pains me to see another person on a tight budget get taken for a ride by a hack. I hope you do find a way to get your money back as he most definitely did not deliver the services...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-29-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By ZZZK
Paul I wrote this post about asbestos back in the...

Paul I wrote this post about asbestos back in the day.

https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=1492427&postcount=2

NOW in your case Im assuming you are a landlord or a contractor. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By ZZZK
If you're having mold issues already I would...

If you're having mold issues already I would really push for doing a proper bonded membrane installation. Are these guys going to charge you to redo the shower?
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