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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
Really don't want to have to pull up the sub...

Really don't want to have to pull up the sub floor, i so hope i can fix it with out doing that.

Ya we are putting in a new beam, hopefully!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
Ya i need to figure out my joists length to use...

Ya i need to figure out my joists length to use the Deflecto tool.

If it fails the deflecto tool, is there anything i can do to still lay tile there?
Wife will die if i tell her i can't lay tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
put backer board ontop of the plywood? 1/2 inch...

put backer board ontop of the plywood? 1/2 inch backer plus mud and tile will probally leave me with a 1 inch transition from tile to wood floor? isn't that a big gap?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
ohh and i'm not too familiar with formica type? ...

ohh and i'm not too familiar with formica type?

This stuff is old....house was 55-60's....how do i know what type it is...i would love to just lay right over top of that so i don't have to scrape,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
thats the thing i don't have the height to add...

thats the thing i don't have the height to add much more.

The plywood now is level with the wood floors in the dining area. So regardless i'll have a lit and need a transition but if i add more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
Doh, lanolium....geez, i'm sorry! Just that...

Doh, lanolium....geez, i'm sorry!

Just that plastic glued to the floor...ha
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
No, the house is above grade so there is the sub...

No, the house is above grade so there is the sub floor, 3/4 inch plywood, then laminate glued to it.

What would be better choice once the dip is corrected. Should i rip the plywood off of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
Ok, Found out that there is no beam, that is...

Ok,

Found out that there is no beam, that is whats causing the sagging.

We're gonna pour another footer, jack the floor and support it. Hopefully that will correct the dip?

Once that is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
Ok so if i attack it from the source, jack up the...

Ok so if i attack it from the source, jack up the floor, level and brace it, can i lay the ditra straight ontop of the plywood that is there? Or would it be better to rip the ply and put cement board...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
So in other words....don't work around the...

So in other words....don't work around the problem by trying to float extra mortar, but insted address the problem directly?

I kind of know thats the answer i'm going to get but wasn't sure if a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By iagaoe
3/4 inch dip in center of sub floor, what to do?

This is my first house that is above grade, all other houses i've owned have been slab.

My kitchen currently has laminate glued to plywood sub floor. The wood is in good shape, but we noticed a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,249
Posted By iagaoe
I looked at it and leveled it again. No hump....

I looked at it and leveled it again. No hump. Glad to because that thing is solid as a rock.
Thanks,
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,249
Posted By iagaoe
Dry wall is starting to come up. I did a...

Dry wall is starting to come up.

I did a brick and mortar curb yesterday. Pretty easy stuff. Makes me feel a lot better than 2x4's as the curb. This thing looks sturdy.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,249
Posted By iagaoe
Thats what i was afraid of, when i ripped up the...

Thats what i was afraid of, when i ripped up the old shower the curb was soaked....like it had never dried out.

So now i need to research how to build a curb with brick and mortar. Can't be that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,249
Posted By iagaoe
Sorry i wasn't alittle more clear. Yes i am...

Sorry i wasn't alittle more clear.

Yes i am doing kerdi and have the basic understanding of it.

For the curb, pressure treated 2x4's are then going to be wraped in dry wall and then kerdi'ed. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,249
Posted By iagaoe
Master Bath Renovation 8/1/09

Demo'ed the master bath this weekend. Major Water and termite damage.
We will be closing in the window.

Quesiton, when i go to sheet rock, do i put the sheet rock all the way to the ground or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,128
Posted By iagaoe
Much easier to ask here because you can not see...

Much easier to ask here because you can not see my dumbfounded look as i ask my questions and think about it. ha!

Ya pictures are hideous....bathroom is a true 80's bath, pink tiles and all. Will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,128
Posted By iagaoe
so with me increasing the run i will more than...

so with me increasing the run i will more than likely have to move the vents?

I'll take a couple pictures that shows the lay out, i know it won't make a big difference in anything, but it will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,128
Posted By iagaoe
I might have to find one just to pick their...

I might have to find one just to pick their brain.

Last question....a vent, i'm not understanding what it is and where it would be currently located? Is that the tube that comes out the roof over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,128
Posted By iagaoe
Thanks for the pics... "Same process for...

Thanks for the pics...

"Same process for shower drain. Just be sure for both that you have an idea of WHERE your sewer line comes in from and exactly where you want it to end up."

I will not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,128
Posted By iagaoe
You can call me what ever you like, that name is...

You can call me what ever you like, that name is just an old one i use for stuff....just kind of stuck. BUt my first name is Brian.

I apprecaite the reply and look forward to more information. So...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2008, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,128
Posted By iagaoe
Moving shower drain and toilet drain ques?

New to posting but have been reading a bunch latley.
Looking to remodel my master bath and it is currently set up:
Shower and toilet next to each other closed in with a door....then a vanity with...
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