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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By cx
Welcome back, Darcy. :) I'm gonna vote for...

Welcome back, Darcy. :)

I'm gonna vote for crazy. I don't recommend you put anything into a grout that is not specifically recommended by the grout manufacturer. Trouble enough we have with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By cx
Nope. What Eric said.

Nope.

What Eric said.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By cx
Ford, Chevy, Dodge. Personal preference, AP. ...

Ford, Chevy, Dodge. Personal preference, AP. You'll get strong arguments for and against on both products.

Have you evaluated the joist structure?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By cx
Welcome, Isaac. :) Kurt hasn't been back on...

Welcome, Isaac. :)

Kurt hasn't been back on the site since his last post in February. Possible he's subscribed to the thread and will get notice of a new post, but you'd likely do better sending...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,221
Posted By cx
I'd likely start with the 1/4" square notch as...

I'd likely start with the 1/4" square notch as well and see if it was providing the necessary 95 percent coverage without to much squeeze-out in the joints, then adjust the trowel or mortar or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By cx
No such thing as a partial demo and rebuild,...

No such thing as a partial demo and rebuild, Ravin, unless you're just patching it until a more convenient time for the rebuild.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,221
Posted By cx
1. Are you talking about vee-notch or...

1. Are you talking about vee-notch or square-notch trowels?

2. Yes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 216
Posted By cx
It can be very helpful to put that geographic...

It can be very helpful to put that geographic location into your User Profile, Art. Frequently makes a difference in answering some types of question.
In which case I refer you to Peter's comments...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Lyle. :) You'll wanna read the...

Welcome back, Lyle. :)

You'll wanna read the instructions for use of that crack isolation product very carefully, including the Technical Bulletin...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 216
Posted By cx
Art, it'll help if you'll keep all your project...

Art, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread 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...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By cx
The minimum second layer of subflooring I would...

The minimum second layer of subflooring I would use is nominal 1/2" exterior glue plywood with no face of grade lower than C.

If you use a Schluter membrane (Ditra or Ditra XL) the manufacturer...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By cx
Welcome, Humphrey. :) Couple problems there....

Welcome, Humphrey. :)

Couple problems there. First would be your joist deflection, of course, but I'd like you to verify that there is no other support under that joist structure. As described,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Ravin. :) Would help to have...

Welcome back, Ravin. :)

Would help to have some idea what we're looking at. A photo or two from a but further away to give some perspective would be helpful, too.

And, of course, more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,093
Posted By cx
I find it in their TDS ...

I find it in their TDS (https://www.custombuildingproducts.com/products/surface-preparation/waterproofing-membranes-underlayments/redgard.aspx) under "RedGard as General Waterproofing Membrane (ANSI...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,093
Posted By cx
Paul, Hardiebacker and RedGard are separate...

Paul, Hardiebacker and RedGard are separate products and have separate installation instructions and the instructions for each need to be followed. One must be completed before the other is started....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By cx
Welcome, John. :) A couple photos of the...

Welcome, John. :)

A couple photos of the jamb areas would certainly be helpful.

Do you know what's behind the tiles?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By cx
I've combined your first three threads on this...

I've combined your first three threads on this project here, Dan, so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. Please keep all your project questions here....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By cx
Ben, I've combined your new thread on the project...

Ben, I've combined your new thread on the project with the original so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. Any moderator can give it a more generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,489
Posted By cx
If you didn't receive what you ordered and you...

If you didn't receive what you ordered and you are not happy with it, it's always reasonable to ask that it be corrected. Have you discussed it with the supplier?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,255
Posted By cx
For clarity here, I don't believe there are...

For clarity here, I don't believe there are exceptions to the ceramic tile industry standards (rules?) for treating shower niches. What Dan is describing is just common practice, rather than an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By cx
Glad to hear that. Only acceptable response. ...

Glad to hear that. Only acceptable response.
I've hired a lotta subcontractors in 30+ years of residential new construction and remodeling, but I ain't never had a "dry rot guy." :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jeremy. :) You are perhaps...

Welcome, Jeremy. :)

You are perhaps intending to build a tiled shower that uses that drain riser?

If so, you'll need a different type of drain and that will require chipping some concrete. It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,462
Posted By cx
Never seen the under-bench niche before, Russ. ...

Never seen the under-bench niche before, Russ. What's her thinking there?

I'll put a copy of that in our Alumni Photo Album....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By cx
The best way to fasten those joist ends is to use...

The best way to fasten those joist ends is to use construction adhesive and mechanical fasteners when they are installed. That ship, of course, has sailed. Adding some decking screws at this stage...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Ben. :) If you'll click on...

Welcome back, Ben. :)

If you'll click on your User Name to see your profile and look under Statistics for Find All Threads Started By...... you'll find this thread from 2011. ...
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