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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Posted By cx
Zoe, I'm not telling you not to use your...

Zoe, I'm not telling you not to use your unmodified thinset mortar for your Schluter installations, just telling you in my opinion you'll be happier using a modified mortar for the entire project. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mike. :) It'll really help if...

Welcome, Mike. :)

It'll really help if you'll put a geographic location into your User Profile.

All I can say is, Wow!

You're fixin' to find out just how good a friend this GC really is. In...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Posted By cx
Welcome, Zoe. :) You wanna do #3. You don't...

Welcome, Zoe. :)

You wanna do #3. You don't wanna fill or tape any seams that will be covered with Kerdi or similar sheet membrane. The membrane, properly applied, will result in the CBU seams...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By cx
Welcome, Bob. :) First problem you have is...

Welcome, Bob. :)

First problem you have is the joist structure. If you knew the grade and species of your joists it's possible they meet the deflection requirement for a natural stone tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,366
Posted By cx
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,366
Posted By cx
I see nothing at all wrong with your construction...

I see nothing at all wrong with your construction or waterproofing below the tile surface, Nick, my problem is depending upon a bead of caulk to provide both the physical horizontal support for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By cx
First, who is Tom, please? :) Second, are...

First, who is Tom, please? :)

Second, are we patching the floor now or the ledger fastener holes?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By cx
Don't think that's gonna work out well for him,...

Don't think that's gonna work out well for him, Mike. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,366
Posted By cx
Has nothing at all to do with that, Nick.

Has nothing at all to do with that, Nick.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By cx
Welcome, Bob. :) That scenario would scare...

Welcome, Bob. :)

That scenario would scare me to death and I'd be the builder!

My recommendation would be to either hire a trusted representative in the area of construction, prepare yourself...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,366
Posted By cx
Nick, I can't tell just what they've got in those...

Nick, I can't tell just what they've got in those photos, but in your drawing the problem I see is the joint between your glass and tile floor. You absolutely cannot sit that glass panel directly on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 751
Posted By cx
Mike, the coverage is what's important, not the...

Mike, the coverage is what's important, not the tool. If you end up with a minimum of 80 percent coverage with a minimum thickness of 3/32nds of an inch, it matters not whether you put it on with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By cx
Welcome. Please change your permanent signature...

Welcome. Please change your permanent signature line to a first name for us to use. :)

Have you any photos showing the area from which you removed the KerdiFlex from the Kerdi on your curb? If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 751
Posted By cx
Mike, this photo shows the optimum relationship...

Mike, this photo shows the optimum relationship between drain flange and toilet and should help you visualize the measurement Dan is suggesting.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By cx
Welcome, Nathan. :) The All-Set will work...

Welcome, Nathan. :)

The All-Set will work fine over the Versabond. The Versabond will work equally well and at half the cost. I would use the Versabond. See my warranty information below.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By cx
No such code requirement I'm aware of, Tomas. ...

No such code requirement I'm aware of, Tomas. That should be adequate space for venting the shower to the exhaust fan. And you'll want to leave the shower door open while running the fan after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By cx
Cliff, that drain hasta come out to install your...

Cliff, that drain hasta come out to install your Kerdi drain, so I'm not sure I understand the question. Probably wanna replace the trap as well.

The short wall hasta be braced sufficiently for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Bob. :) Two square feet of...

Welcome back, Bob. :)

Two square feet of 12"x24" tiles weigh no more than two square feet of 1"x2" tiles of the same thickness. Your wall can't tell and a properly installed drywall is more than...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By cx
I don't doubt the site still has some problems,...

I don't doubt the site still has some problems, Pedro. My comment was intended as jest.

And I might have gotten back on had I even the tiniest inkling of how to re-route myownself through some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,841
Posted By cx
A deviation from intended plane of 1/8th" in 6...

A deviation from intended plane of 1/8th" in 6 feet would not be a tighter standard than 1/8th" in 10 feet, Hai.
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By cx
I don't understand the question, Pedro. The...

I don't understand the question, Pedro. The site's been very stable for me - it was completely off for two days and now it's completely back on. That's pretty stable, non? :D

Got a lot done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By cx
You absolutely must key in mortar to the backs of...

You absolutely must key in mortar to the backs of those tiles using the flat side of your trowel. If you need or want to back-butter, you can do that however you find it will work. If you made the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By cx
In your case you'd want the additional...

In your case you'd want the additional subflooring. None of your existing subflooring has T&G edges and no way to know how the layers were fastened, but I would feel safe in assuming it wasn't done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By cx
Krooz, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Krooz, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By cx
Same guys who did your deck, Jay? Have you a...

Same guys who did your deck, Jay?

Have you a written contract for this tile work?
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