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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:17 PM
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Posted By cx
Welcome, Marcel. :) On one end of your curb...

Welcome, Marcel. :)

On one end of your curb I see some dam corners, but apparently you didn't allow your membrane to extend across the face of your jamb and I can't tell what the inside corner is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 865
Posted By cx
I am not saying that at all. I'm saying that you...

I am not saying that at all. I'm saying that you already have a flexible joint there when the joint is completely open. And you shower would function just fine that way. But it wouldn't look so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 865
Posted By cx
There is no need to put the sealant in the gap at...

There is no need to put the sealant in the gap at the perimeter of your floor tiles at all, JT.

Technically, there is actually no technical need to put the sealant in the gap at the bottom of your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By cx
Steve, there is a forum here called the Alumni...

Steve, there is a forum here called the Alumni Photo Album, wherein is an entire thread showing hundreds of photos of various ways to tile a shower niche. You might find something in there that you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By cx
Welcome, Logan. :) I think the Schluter...

Welcome, Logan. :)

I think the Schluter profile you have is RONDEC (https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/Profiles/For-Walls/Edging-&-Outside-Wall-Corners/Schluter%C2%AE-RONDEC/p/RONDEC),...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,377
Posted By cx
Well, I'm certainly not the kinda guy who is...

Well, I'm certainly not the kinda guy who is gonna tell you you should never have gotten into that situation, Chris, but, really, you never should have gotten into that situation. :)

The 24 hours...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 865
Posted By cx
All correct except for the generic term, caulk. ...

All correct except for the generic term, caulk. What you are actually supposed to use at those movement accommodation joints is another generic term, flexible sealant. That would be a material...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By cx
This a trick question, Jake? :) Of course...

This a trick question, Jake? :)

Of course you can use whatever pattern you want in your installation, but it seems the product manufacturer is trying to save you some grief and also save...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,996
Posted By cx
Matters not at all what "tiling pros" do, Mini,...

Matters not at all what "tiling pros" do, Mini, if you want yours removable, make it removable.

In a location such as that, I'd be content with a few dollops of caulk near the four corners to hold...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By cx
OK, we see what you've got there. And you really...

OK, we see what you've got there. And you really should put your geographic location into your User Profile so folks can see whether you're in Canada or that's just where the foam came from, eh?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By cx
Jason, my concern would be the compatibility of...

Jason, my concern would be the compatibility of the existing finish coat and the thinset mortar. If your "plaster" is a Portland cement based product, it would be compatible with any common thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By cx
Kyle, the tile industry standards require the top...

Kyle, the tile industry standards require the top mortar bed be a minimum of 1 1/2" thick. You'd never put metal lath in there, but for many years welded wire mesh was required. Today, the mesh is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By cx
Welcome, Matt. :) Couple questions:What is a...

Welcome, Matt. :)

Couple questions:What is a "lounger" in a steam shower? Just what is it we're tiling there?

What waterproof membrane are you using? Be specific.exactly what "mastic" did you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,996
Posted By cx
I've never used one with a suction cup and don't...

I've never used one with a suction cup and don't know if that would significantly improve the method, although that video doesn't appear to show it making a dramatic difference.

And unless things...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,361
Posted By cx
1. Dealer's choice. My first pick would be one...

1. Dealer's choice. My first pick would be one from the Noble Company. Yes, they're all a bit spendy. And to save 3/16ths of an inch in floor height?

2. Once you've satisfied the industry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,996
Posted By cx
Has no suction cup. Uses a friction contact...

Has no suction cup. Uses a friction contact between the rubber base and the tiles.

Don't know where you are (you really should enter a geographic location into your User Profile), but I can deal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By cx
Aw, hell. And here I thought Davy was fixin' to...

Aw, hell. And here I thought Davy was fixin' to learn me something. Again. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,996
Posted By cx
Yeah, lotta that going around, seems like. Today...

Yeah, lotta that going around, seems like. Today the RedWing boot company told the rep in my local store that they couldn't even tell us when we could order my particular boots. Not when I might...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,996
Posted By cx
Even with that little room, Mini, I still think...

Even with that little room, Mini, I still think you'll do better wiggling the tile back and forth across the notches rather than just trying to beat them vertically into the notches.

If that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,996
Posted By cx
In even the final row you'd have at least the...

In even the final row you'd have at least the width of two grout joints to move horizontally, would you not?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By cx
Have you looked at MAPEI's color selection for...

Have you looked at MAPEI's color selection for their Ultracolor FA to see if you can find something close enough for your application?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,996
Posted By cx
Guys who developed one of the earliest lippage...

Guys who developed one of the earliest lippage control systems (The MLT System, among others) had experimented with use of vibrators (actually random orbital sanders with special rubber pads) for use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By cx
Can't find even an ISO specification for that...

Can't find even an ISO specification for that product, Steve, but generally a liquid polymer additive, in this case an acrylic, to an otherwise unmodified Portland cement based thinset mortar makes a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,289
Posted By cx
I would suggest that option should work just...

I would suggest that option should work just fine, Josh, and can only theorize that it was not done correctly on your first try. My only concern is that it will be quite difficult to remove the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,289
Posted By cx
Josh, please don't start new threads with...

Josh, please don't start new threads with duplicate questions. Keep all your project questions on this thread.

Not sure just what you've got going on here. This is a permanent shower curb, or...
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