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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2016, 07:31 PM
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Posted By MileHighBob
Another weekend, another bit of the bathroom...

Another weekend, another bit of the bathroom done. Shower pan is broken up and removed. The 2x4 plates on the bottom of the two walls are total destroyed and rotten. I'll be tearing both walls down...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
Progress....managed to get the wall cleaned up....

Progress....managed to get the wall cleaned up. Next I will demo the pan, then start pealing up the vinyl tiles. Then the last big dusty project will be to take the diamond cup wheel to the floor.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2016, 10:47 PM
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Views: 1,292
Posted By MileHighBob
I did a floor with the same joists. My span was...

I did a floor with the same joists. My span was right at the limit (for ceramic) like yours. Just to be safe, and because money and time weren't major considerations, I sistered them all. Most I was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
I'll play it safe and stick with the 4.5". Any...

I'll play it safe and stick with the 4.5". Any reason you couldn't use this on the floor to remove old adhesive and such before priming for SLC?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
That looks perfect! Have you tried the 7" cup or...

That looks perfect! Have you tried the 7" cup or is that too wobbly?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
Another weekend, some more demo. The...

Another weekend, some more demo.

The ceiling was the popcorn stuff with plaster & wire lathe over drywall. That stuff was a bother. I put an exhaust fan in the window, sealed up the room, got my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
You got it CX, flexible anywhere two planes come...

You got it CX, flexible anywhere two planes come together is what I've always heard.

Hi Callicles - I'm demoing everything out. By the time the demo is done, this will look like an open corner of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
Thanks, CX & Neil! While I can't say for...

Thanks, CX & Neil!

While I can't say for sure the basement walls are waterproofed on the outside, I've been in the house for 8 years and haven't seen a lick of moisture in the basement, despite...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
I was starting to look over the Kerdi...

I was starting to look over the Kerdi installation instructions and it appears that concrete and masonry are listed as an acceptable 'solid backing'.

1. So do I understand correctly then that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
Did some more demo over the weekend. The one good...

Did some more demo over the weekend. The one good thing about a water rotted shower is the nails come out pretty easy since they are rusted away to nothing.

On the other hand, all this wire lathe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,428
Posted By MileHighBob
I'm no pro - just wanted to say your shower is...

I'm no pro - just wanted to say your shower is looking good! I'm a pretty slow remodeler too. :)

Also, PowerGrout is good stuff. I used it in my kitchen/dining/nook tile job 3-4 years ago. It has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
Design plans

The bathroom is basically a 5x10 room, but it has a little extra length and a little less width. To be exact, it is 4.75' x 10.5'.

Here's a drawing of the important bits.
181939

Initially,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
So the story behind this shower is that when we...

So the story behind this shower is that when we bought the house in 2008, the basement shower looked perfectly normal. Out of our 5 kids, the two oldest girls were in the basement bedrooms so they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By MileHighBob
BBB - Bob's Basement Bathroom

Hi all! I've been around for a few years and have only posted to ask a question or two back when I was redoing my kitchen/nook. It took a while, but I finished that project and it came out nice...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-29-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,104
Posted By MileHighBob
Yes, that's right - old subfloor is 1/2", 50 yrs...

Yes, that's right - old subfloor is 1/2", 50 yrs old and some of it is water damaged, so I'm just ripping it all out and replacing with 23/32 ACX and then ditra on that. So the 1/4" just needs filler...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,104
Posted By MileHighBob
Perimeter filler

Hi all -

I managed to find some T&G ACX, I've read that some say this is overkill, but I'd rather spend too much than not enough on the subfloor.

Another quick question: When cutting out the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,104
Posted By MileHighBob
Perfect - thanks CX!

Perfect - thanks CX!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,104
Posted By MileHighBob
I did ask a guy there - he said the only thing...

I did ask a guy there - he said the only thing they had better than CDX was the sanded high end stuff for making cabinets. I think it was about $35 bucks a 4x8 sheet. I looked online as well and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,104
Posted By MileHighBob
3/4 vs 23/32 plywood

Hi -

I have been doing lots of reading on this site and it has been very helpful. I am currently replacing part of my floor down to the joists and have decided that in order to reach the right...
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