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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By cx
Different room, different project, different...

Different room, different project, different thread, Doug.

If you don't think you're getting adequate response, make another post to your thread (as you've just done) to bump it to the top of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By cx
Would be no different from putting that drain...

Would be no different from putting that drain against a back wall, John, which folks do alla time.

I think your wife is making a wise decision.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 985
Posted By cx
Certainly not too late to remove the CBU and...

Certainly not too late to remove the CBU and replace it with the thicker version, either. Yeah, big PITA, that, but might still be the best option.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 570
Posted By cx
Matt, you can cut that pipe using your...

Matt, you can cut that pipe using your reciprocating saw. The top needn't be perfectly square or smooth for your application, and I assure you it won't be with that inside pipe cutter. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 985
Posted By cx
1. Mike, looks like you're in the area of...

1. Mike, looks like you're in the area of "unless you need additional height" that all the manufacturers of CBU explain when they recommend their thinner panels for floor installations. Half-inch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 348
Posted By cx
As in all things remodel, I'd wanna know more...

As in all things remodel, I'd wanna know more about the scope of the project and the specific situation. As Dan said, if the counter tops and back splash are being done also, it might be cost/time...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-23-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By cx
Welcome, Helen. :) I've combined your first...

Welcome, Helen. :)

I've combined your first three threads on your shower cleaning problems here for continuity. The third one appears to be a duplicate of the second thread, but without the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By cx
Drew, it'll help if you'll attach your photos...

Drew, it'll help if you'll attach your photos from storage on your computer so they appear in your post and remain a permanent part of your thread.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 348
Posted By cx
Welcome, Abby. :) This for the Daltile...

Welcome, Abby. :)

This for the Daltile product Cotto Contempo you asked about in another thread?

The V3 is ANSI Aesthetic Classification if the tiles are tested to the requirements of ANSI...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ami. :) Determining acceptable...

Welcome, Ami. :)

Determining acceptable lippage in a tile installation is not always as easy as you might think. The ceramic tile industry standard for your floor tiles depends to some extent...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,535
Posted By cx
Dennis, when doing direct bonded waterproofing...

Dennis, when doing direct bonded waterproofing membrane showers (your Kerdi) I don't even install the drain until the ceiling and walls, except the bottom row, are all tiled and sometimes grouted. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By cx
MR Board tends to sag between joists in ceiling...

MR Board tends to sag between joists in ceiling applications, 'specially if there is insulation above. That is why the manufacturers call for closer joist spacing in that application.

While 7...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By cx
What tiles are you using? Brand name, make and...

What tiles are you using? Brand name, make and model.

Some tiles will make that sound after being set with no need to apply any pressure at all. Just the glaze cracking on a soft bodied tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mike. :) While we can't guarantee...

Welcome, Mike. :)

While we can't guarantee failures any more than we can guarantee success, I can say with confidence that your shower will fail due to the penetration of your receptor liner from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,535
Posted By cx
Unless you're willing to do another mud bed and...

Unless you're willing to do another mud bed and cut your wall Kerdi up from the floor far enough to put a strip of new Kerdi wide enough to bond to your new Kerdi on your new shower floor. Using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By cx
I've combined your question with your previous...

I've combined your question with your previous thread, Ivan, so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic title any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By cx
By far the easiest way is to pour a cup or so of...

By far the easiest way is to pour a cup or so of water in the drain periodically, Ryan. So long as the trap is filled with water, you won't have any sewer gasses coming into the house from that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By cx
I'm still wondering what "hydro" might be,...

I'm still wondering what "hydro" might be, Kevin.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,243
Posted By cx
This for the same bathroom you been working on,...

This for the same bathroom you been working on, Paul?

Keep in mind that the toilet being bolted to the WC flange is to compress the wax ring and provide a proper seal with the drain riser. That...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By cx
It's your shower, Evan. If you like it, use it.

It's your shower, Evan. If you like it, use it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,594
Posted By cx
Look at the link again, Paul. You'll see only...

Look at the link again, Paul. You'll see only two bags that say just VersaBond on'em. One white, one gray. You won't see that name on any of the other buckets or bags. Don't know how PC coulda...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,594
Posted By cx
C'mon, Paul, that link shows only one VersaBond,...

C'mon, Paul, that link shows only one VersaBond, in white and in gray.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By cx
By his description that's gonna give him a...

By his description that's gonna give him a half-inch grout joint, Davy, and I don't think that's gonna look very good.

I've never run into any of those half-hexes. You?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,594
Posted By cx
I'm gonna guess you mean to use a half-inch...

I'm gonna guess you mean to use a half-inch square notched trowel to set your small stones, Paul, and I'm gonna caution you not to do that. You'll be spreading far too much mortar for those tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By cx
Welcome, Marc. :)I'm guessing those are your...

Welcome, Marc. :)I'm guessing those are your floor joists? If so, what is the spacing between them?What are the size and spacing of the studs?
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