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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By tatumjonj
We understand that the luan is already down. ...

We understand that the luan is already down. That's your mistake. Continuing on that path because it's already down is like saying you're continuing to smoke because you already opened the pack.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By tatumjonj
Lose the vapor barrier unless you're planning on...

Lose the vapor barrier unless you're planning on completely botching the installation of your Kerdi.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By tatumjonj
Can somebody change the thread title to something...

Can somebody change the thread title to something useful that future generations may be able to refer to rather than a person's first name?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,214
Posted By tatumjonj
I'm pretty sure what you're seeing with those...

I'm pretty sure what you're seeing with those staples is the staple "installed" in a patch and the patch glassed to the already set up enclosure. The staple never pierces the actual enclosure, just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By tatumjonj
You have Amazon where you live, right?

You have Amazon where you live, right?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By tatumjonj
I think you already said, you get what you pay...

I think you already said, you get what you pay for. When you're finished how much do you want it to look like you spent on your tools? Spend the amount of money necessary to do the job correctly,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By tatumjonj
And that cbu he added doesn't do a damn thing...

And that cbu he added doesn't do a damn thing except give him a surface to adhere the tile to. He should have thought about shoring up that floor long before the cbu went down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By tatumjonj
So you're saying the kerdi was applied directly...

So you're saying the kerdi was applied directly to dimensional lumber? That's terrific. Aye aye aye!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By tatumjonj
I do agree with you that it looks dirty.

I do agree with you that it looks dirty.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By tatumjonj
I think I'd be unhappy with my choice of grout...

I think I'd be unhappy with my choice of grout because that does not look good at all.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By tatumjonj
What that typically means is "it'll be fine for...

What that typically means is "it'll be fine for the next 3 weeks and then you'll never see me again."
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,233
Posted By tatumjonj
Why did you set the bottom row without laying the...

Why did you set the bottom row without laying the floor first?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By tatumjonj
Personally, I think the mock up looks terrible. ...

Personally, I think the mock up looks terrible. Maybe it would look better finished, but based on that no way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,294
Posted By tatumjonj
Kerdi is an easy enough way to waterproof the...

Kerdi is an easy enough way to waterproof the entire shower receptor, not just the walls. It really seems like you're trying to reinvent the wheel here by using several methods together (that don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By tatumjonj
I'll tell you why there's slivers on the accent...

I'll tell you why there's slivers on the accent strip. Because he forgot about it until after he had laid too much to pull it all down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,441
Posted By tatumjonj
Regular plain old white drywall and Versabond. ...

Regular plain old white drywall and Versabond. You're trying to reinvent the wheel here and you're paying the price for doing so.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By tatumjonj
Warranty schmarranty. That's not a warranty...

Warranty schmarranty. That's not a warranty issue, that's a manufacturing defect. I'd rattle their cage until they provided me a new product. And most companies are more than happy to make it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By tatumjonj
As you should not have.

As you should not have.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By tatumjonj
I'm assuming he's removing the bottom row of...

I'm assuming he's removing the bottom row of tiles so he can fix the low spot in the pan (likely stepped on and dented during original installation), reapply the membrane and hopefully tie it into...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By tatumjonj
10 minutes includes a 7 minute union mandated...

10 minutes includes a 7 minute union mandated coffee break. :cheers:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By tatumjonj
That's the kind of information that they should...

That's the kind of information that they should have supplied to you BEFORE they installed tile for you. If in fact they installed it, which you never really specified.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By tatumjonj
https://www.amazon.com/Nova-Fiber-Waterproofing-Fr...

https://www.amazon.com/Nova-Fiber-Waterproofing-Fracture-Liquid-Membranes/dp/B073WLVX2L/ref=asc_df_B073WLVX2L/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=216767879473&hvpos=1o5&hvnetw=g&hvrand=4722204935753887...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,367
Posted By tatumjonj
You want to burn that thinset into the backs no...

You want to burn that thinset into the backs no matter what you're using. And make sure they're clean first.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By tatumjonj
Your only options are 1 and 3 and frankly they're...

Your only options are 1 and 3 and frankly they're both way overpriced. 2 is a complete non starter because that's not how you do it.

I'd be suspect that the tiles are not moving. That's why...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By tatumjonj
When he redoes the floor, tell him not to spot...

When he redoes the floor, tell him not to spot bond it. Which also means the thinset wasn't burned in to the back of the tile. Because nobody is burning in and then spot bonding.
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