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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 06:45 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
Thanks all, appreciated. Contractor grouted the...

Thanks all, appreciated. Contractor grouted the bottom of apron at tile line, I'll clean that out and check for thinset against apron, will remove any if found and just apply silicone. Will also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 03:17 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
Yep there was a gap there, and while most of the...

Yep there was a gap there, and while most of the squeaking seems to be coming from the area, it 1) isnt the only place thats squeaking and 2) the sound doesnt seem to be coming right from where...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 01:59 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
Floor squeaking after porcelain/ditra mat install

Hi All,

Remodeling my bathroom. Demo’d old ceramic tile floor which had been installed directly on 11/32? plywood underlayment over 3/4? plywood subfloor, subfloor is proper face grade (some of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By whatmemory?
Thanks Dan, Davy...I'll be removing the grout and...

Thanks Dan, Davy...I'll be removing the grout and hitting with silicone. I'll regret it later if I dont!

A separate question - my father in law just had his bathroom remodeled about a year ago....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By whatmemory?
Appreciate the advice, thanks

Appreciate the advice, thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2021, 02:36 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
Thanks Holden. I assume it would be unwise...

Thanks Holden.

I assume it would be unwise to simply leave the grout line at the tub rim (rather than removing and applying a bead of silicone or sealant), correct?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By whatmemory?
Thanks for the reply Davy. Got your drift on...

Thanks for the reply Davy.

Got your drift on the sealers. I also meant to ask whether good sealers will at least reduce the frequency of cleaning needed in shower...sounds like no, or not enough...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 05:31 PM
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Views: 527
Posted By whatmemory?
Grout Questions for Shower

Just had my alcove tub/shower tiled. Matte finish porcelain subway tiles w/ Mapei Ultracolor Plus unsanded grout, 1/8" grout lines (bathroom floor was tiled as well, same grout). The grout is on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2020, 07:41 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
Thanks CX. Point noted on the joist deflection. ...

Thanks CX. Point noted on the joist deflection.
Underlayment coming up fine, minimal damage to subfloor so far.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By whatmemory?
Thanks Dan. My concern though is really w/...

Thanks Dan.

My concern though is really w/ avoiding damage to subfloor, especially seeing that previous tile floor had cracking issues (per this thread CX is guessing cracking was likely not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2020, 03:29 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
All, just getting back to the floor now. Got...

All, just getting back to the floor now. Got most of the screws out of the underlayment, it starts to come up a little edges with some prying but seems stuck beyond that. Going to chisel/multitool...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2020, 03:51 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
Thanks SS, appreciated. Was just able to get a...

Thanks SS, appreciated. Was just able to get a couple out by scraping out the mortar with a 5 in 1 first and then impact driver.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2020, 05:26 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
Continuing on previous post.....just setting circ...

Continuing on previous post.....just setting circ saw to depth of underlayment and cutting sections out would work well enough I assume right?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2020, 04:43 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
CX - full disclosure there's blocking under...

CX - full disclosure there's blocking under almost all the subfloor seams right now, I assume that would not accomplish the same thing as the glued and screwed plywood strips correct? (certainly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2020, 07:25 PM
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Posted By whatmemory?
CX, JS thanks both. JS - I'm not so sure...

CX, JS thanks both.

JS - I'm not so sure it's a deflection issue but I'm not opposed to go extra mile and install some sisters & blocks just in case. But a lot of ducts and pipes in the way, not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2020, 05:14 PM
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Views: 1,583
Posted By whatmemory?
Hi All, Just kicking this thread back up to...

Hi All,

Just kicking this thread back up to follow up.

Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By whatmemory?
Appreciate the reply CX. Just getting my head...

Appreciate the reply CX. Just getting my head above water.

Yes I do have access to the subfloor from below, unfinished basement. Bad news is a lot of ductwork in the way, and most of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,583
Posted By whatmemory?
Retiling bath, underlayment and plan of attack questions

Hi All, first time posting, and about to tackle my first tile job. Renovating a full bath ~40 s/f. Subfloor is 3/4" plywood (not T&G from what I can see). Existing underlayment is 3/8" plywood,...
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