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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By PC7060
Jim - While the blocking is certainly a strong...

Jim - While the blocking is certainly a strong connection, it’s really over kill for the application. Also, the blocking is tricky to install right and can cause squeaky floors due to joist movement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By PC7060
My go to size for asecond layer of subfloor is...

My go to size for asecond layer of subfloor is 5/8 (19/32) plywood. Refer to this liberry Article for guidance on screwing plywood to subfloor.
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Forum: The Mud Box 04-04-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By PC7060
If this is Masonite or any of the other similar...

If this is Masonite or any of the other similar MDF type material, its dimensionally stable and easily worked. Fill with drywall compound, sand smooth, prime, paint and forgetabotit!
Forum: The Mud Box 03-31-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 27,916
Posted By PC7060
Great, now I’m going to have that tune stuck in...

Great, now I’m going to have that tune stuck in my head today! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By PC7060
3" Flat, small 5/16" is what I used...

3"



Flat, small 5/16" is what I used but maybe 1/4" just make sure the screw head wont pull through.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By PC7060
Agree with CX, you need to remove the top section...

Agree with CX, you need to remove the top section of trim on one side of the door so you can remove it from the track and then trim to size. I prefer to use a edge clamp for this type of cut, very...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By PC7060
KB, welcome to the forum! You are correct,...

KB, welcome to the forum!

You are correct, the deflection rating for the numbers you proved are L / 480. Great for porcelain but a complete no go for natural stone.

Good plan discarding that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By PC7060
You still planning on ripping down joists? You...

You still planning on ripping down joists? You should give use of 2x8 another look. Much simpler than cutting down 2x10 and then dealing with the inevitable bowing with not wiggle room.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By PC7060
The serpentine pattern you describe is fine;...

The serpentine pattern you describe is fine; don’t worry about getting close to edges. Lay a 1/2 bead about 12-18” peak to peak.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By PC7060
Paul’s site is builtwithfoam.com or ...

Paul’s site is builtwithfoam.com or

https://builtwithfoam.com/

You can upload drawings or use the website to get pricing.

Pretty sure you can upload step models or 3-D files too.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,113
Posted By PC7060
The shipment from contractors direct arrived on...

The shipment from contractors direct arrived on Saturday, 2 days after ordering. I was surprised that the OSG board is a good bit heavier than the Kerdi board. Still have a ways to go before close-in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
Dooh! I missed that.. Here I was thinking this...

Dooh! I missed that.. Here I was thinking this was a fiberglass unit.

Your earlier pictures of the finished for the tub is pretty typical for a cast iron unit.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
Are you planning to set the tub in mortar?

Are you planning to set the tub in mortar?
Forum: The Mud Box 03-22-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,207
Posted By PC7060
Interesting. The Home Depot near me said (someone...

Interesting. The Home Depot near me said (someone at service desk) that HD would claim essential business status since they provide material for repair of critical systems such as electrical and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
I had the same issue with the fiberglass tub in...

I had the same issue with the fiberglass tub in our bath; they are not dimensionally true so I just gave it my best shot.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By PC7060
Hi Chuck, :) As things go not the end of the...

Hi Chuck, :)

As things go not the end of the world and I’d go with option 3 BUT build out the wall before you put the tiles on. With that short of a section I’d build it up with a few coats of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
The exterior smoothness and texture is usually...

The exterior smoothness and texture is usually consistent across the tub series and brand and varies widely. I’d have thought to Kohler units would have a smoother finish.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
Thanks for the complement, Matt. The niches in...

Thanks for the complement, Matt. The niches in both bathrooms came out well although we skipped the glass shelf in the shower. As Dan mentioned earlier, they both require a bit more cleaning, the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,122
Posted By PC7060
Mark - I recently had my 1920’s chimney and and...

Mark - I recently had my 1920’s chimney and and fireplace inspected. Apparently those type of shallow fireplaces were intended for slow burning coal fires. I have no fire brick inside my fireplace...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-21-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By PC7060
That brings up another problem with ramps. They...

That brings up another problem with ramps. They don’t always stay put when your driving up and will scoot forward especially when starting. I’ve never seen somebody try to drive up on for ramps at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,122
Posted By PC7060
Nice. Like the 60’s retro look of the fireplace...

Nice. Like the 60’s retro look of the fireplace and mirror.

Really hoping you were going to crack open your hearth. Got one just like and I’m curious how hard it will be to replace. I also need...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-21-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By PC7060
What Dan said. Jacks stands and a jack will be...

What Dan said. Jacks stands and a jack will be much more flexible.

I’ve always hated driving up on ramps. Always felt like I was found to power right up and over ‘em! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
I’m going to second Dan’s input. The two I did in...

I’m going to second Dan’s input. The two I did in the bath renovations a couple years ago definitely look nice but living with them is not a Pinterest moment.

The wide shelf has been very nice...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,095
Posted By PC7060
Code requires min +/- 15” either side from center...

Code requires min +/- 15” either side from center of terlet. 18” is roomy.
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