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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By cx
With a direct bonded waterproofing membrane I'd...

With a direct bonded waterproofing membrane I'd give your chances of a successful repair of that Jolly trip something a little shy of zero.

You can try whatever you had in mind with the grinder,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By cx
Paul, I've combined you with your previous thread...

Paul, I've combined you with your previous thread on this problem. If you start a new thread with each new comment, won't nobody have any idea what you're talking about, eh? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,518
Posted By cx
Mmmm, that would be someone you found on the...

Mmmm, that would be someone you found on the internet and know absolutely nothing about, Nick? :)

For the record, thinset is a method of installing tile, not a product. Yes, the term thinset is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By cx
Welcome, Josh. :) How were the walls and...

Welcome, Josh. :)

How were the walls and that niche waterproofed?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,286
Posted By cx
Very good plan. :) A fella could even...

Very good plan. :)

A fella could even extract a full sized MIL if he had to, eh? :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By cx
Welcome, Paul. :) If you'll have just one...

Welcome, Paul. :)

If you'll have just one more of those large tiles on top of what we see, I'd cut them to fit the ceiling.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mina. :) There are no real industry...

Welcome, Mina. :)

There are no real industry standards for the construction of a pre-slope for a traditionally built shower receptor (what you'll have) except that it be solid enough for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,286
Posted By cx
Mmmm. Seems I never got to work in those...

Mmmm. Seems I never got to work in those bathrooms that had one of those handy-dandy overhead lift systems installed. Very handy, that. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,518
Posted By cx
1. Perfectly acceptable to do that, Nick. In...

1. Perfectly acceptable to do that, Nick. In remodel in small rooms I usually wouldn't even buy T&G sheets for that very reason. frequently only one joint to deal with and easy enough to add the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By cx
Well, that's always a possibility, Sunshine, but...

Well, that's always a possibility, Sunshine, but if the moisture was to come from the crawl space the same potential exists for the water vapor to condense on the bottom of the vapor barrier material...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By cx
What's the rationale for a strong case there,...

What's the rationale for a strong case there, Mike?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By cx
Long thread on the product in the Hangout, Matt....

Long thread on the product in the Hangout, Matt. (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=128874&highlight=spectralock)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By cx
Mike, feel free to argue with me or anyone else...

Mike, feel free to argue with me or anyone else on this forum. I have a disclaimer at the end of most of my advice here for a reason; I might not be right, but I have an opinion on the subject.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By cx
Welcome, Scott. :) There are no real...

Welcome, Scott. :)

There are no real standards for the pre-slope other than that it needs to be sufficiently solid for the purpose and properly sloped to drain. You could replace or repair what...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By cx
I dunno, Christopher. That acid is not gonna...

I dunno, Christopher. That acid is not gonna help at all in removing the AquaDefense and can certainly harm the grout and possibly the pavers, too. The brush might help, but I think I'd not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By cx
Zoe, the size of the room to be tiled has...

Zoe, the size of the room to be tiled has absolutely nothing to do with the unsupported joist span. They might be the same, but that would be coincidental. The unsupported span of the joists is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By cx
Welcome, Sunshine? :) You sure you have...

Welcome, Sunshine? :)

You sure you have poured concrete there rather than a cementitious mortar bed, which would be the more common substrate for a ceramic tile installation over a wood framed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By cx
Mike, there are other tiling substrates available...

Mike, there are other tiling substrates available that don't have a tile size limitation at all. Not sure why you'd insist upon using Ditra in a manner that is outside the stated limitations of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By cx
While the sawn board subfloor doesn't meet the...

While the sawn board subfloor doesn't meet the letter of the NSI requirement, we've always held that it complied with the intent. Back when they were still the MIA I attempted a number of times to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By cx
Tongue and grove what, Zoe? Plywood, OSB, sawn...

Tongue and grove what, Zoe? Plywood, OSB, sawn boards, other?

There is no "exterior grade plywood." What you want is an exterior glue plywood with no face of grade lower than C.

There is no 1...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By cx
Welcome, Paul. :) I've separated your thread...

Welcome, Paul. :)

I've separated your thread from the Kerdi Shower Book thread to its own project thread.

Lots of folks have installed penny tiles over Kerdi, some even over the Schluter foam...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By cx
This is not yet constructed, Wayne? 1. Not...

This is not yet constructed, Wayne?

1. Not sure I'd depend upon 2" Kerdiboard to span 20" centers for a stair tread.

2. I was talking about the tile installation, not the waterproofing.

3....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By cx
Well, without seeing the contract it's difficult...

Well, without seeing the contract it's difficult to say just what his liability might be. If he was contracted for nothing but the labor to install the tiles, his offer to refund all the money you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By cx
Cliff, when doing direct bonded waterproofing...

Cliff, when doing direct bonded waterproofing membrane showers, such as Kerdi, I don't even install the drain until I've finished waterproofing and tiling the ceiling and walls except for the bottom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By cx
They related to the guys who did your deck? :D ...

They related to the guys who did your deck? :D

Again, have you a written contract for this work?
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