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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Floors Transformed

Does anyone know what is happening with the Floors Transformed forum? I used to post but haven't been on it for a few years. I tried to go on it today to view posts and I get an error when I go to...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-27-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,854
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
this person wants the floor removed entirely,...

this person wants the floor removed entirely, what would be the best way to remove all the flooring, the ditra,and luan included? What would be the best way to remove all the flooring at the same...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-21-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,854
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
http://www.greenbuildingsupply.com/documentFiles/3...

http://www.greenbuildingsupply.com/documentFiles/345.pdf is the name of the grout. The company apparently told him it may be a bad batch of grout. The floor was laid over...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-20-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,854
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
epoxy sealer for ceramic floor?

I have a friend who recently had his entire apartment floor tiled with ceramic and he complains of off-gassing of odor from the grout that was used. There has been no relief with time. He would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
and the rest: luan, polyurethane, thin set,...

and the rest:
luan, polyurethane, thin set, dithtra mat, thin set, tile, grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Info

I have information on the grout and thin set used

Here is the grout:
http://www.greenbuildingsupply.com/documentFiles/345.pdf


The cement was 'think set' - common variety.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
odor from ceramic floor

I have a friend who has allergies and had a ceramic floor installed throughout his apartment because he thought that would be the best flooring for his allergies. He had the floor installed over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
no cracks in the area i plan to tile, overall in...

no cracks in the area i plan to tile, overall in the entire basement there is only one crack: and it's in front of the bulkhead door. Although,my understanding of light weight concrete is that you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
i have another question regarding my basement...

i have another question regarding my basement project: that is i'm still not entirely convienced that my floor is real concrete and not light-weight concrete: exactly how easy is it to gouch a real...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
i'd rather remove the paint if it all possible ,...

i'd rather remove the paint if it all possible , i will consider diamond cup wheel.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
but how should i handel removing it: if it's only...

but how should i handel removing it: if it's only a paint?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
i don't think that tar substance is an adhesive...

i don't think that tar substance is an adhesive though, i think it's a paint; afterall it's solid and doesn't have any trowel marks in it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
tile over concrete

I laid 2' square of plastic down and secured it to basement floor Thursday afternoon around 4pm so it's nearly 48 hrs now and I've check plastic daily and no sign of even a hint of moisture; it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
tile over concrete

the water soaked in: but it was slow: took an hour and half to absorb 60oz of water.

As for flatness i did check it already: used a 4' level; overall the floor seemed pretty flat: but the level...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Tile over concrete

Hello everyone

I am planning a project; to install a tile floor in the basement of my parents house; and have a few questions regarding concrete sub-floors I have been looking into all possible...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-24-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
:goodluck:

:goodluck:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-24-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,875
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Lightbulb Entrinsic,before you continue with your...

Entrinsic,before you continue with your installation there's something else that needs to be added to the equation. The floor joists; your floor joists barely meet the min-deflection requirements...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,076
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,076
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Drealius I think you are on the right track. One...

Drealius I think you are on the right track. One thing i would like to add about the subfloor is that if you leave the pine down your going to have to add another layer of plywood over the old floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,704
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
In this case i feel the easiest way to go is to...

In this case i feel the easiest way to go is to install a mid-span under the bathroom going all the way across. Perpendicular to the joists. It seems all you would have to do is take two 2x8's and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,704
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
I'm thinking the best way to go is to cut down...

I'm thinking the best way to go is to cut down the unsupported span halfway across the room with another beam cutting the span down to 6'. It also would be helpful to see a picture of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,704
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
somehow something seems screwy to me, I have...

somehow something seems screwy to me, I have never heard of floor joists that are only 1.5" wide and exactly 12". seems to me something was miscalculated along the way. It would help to know when the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Well i guess that makes sense. :nod:

Well i guess that makes sense. :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2006, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By Nathan Dandridge
Although, couldn't you get away with using an...

Although, couldn't you get away with using an unmodified thinset with an additive in it? :scratch:
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