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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 51
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Posted By awdpsi
Gentlemen, I come to you with a problem, AGAIN. ...

Gentlemen, I come to you with a problem, AGAIN. In my hast to remove the CBU and install the plywood I missed a step.

I have a 2.5 ft x 2ft outcove where my toilet is that goes about 5/16 -...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Clare. A lot of the thinset seemed to come up...

Clare. A lot of the thinset seemed to come up attached to the cbu. There were plenty of areas where I used a wide pry bar to chip away at parts. Then I was using a heavy hammer to beat some of it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Awesome! Thanks Paul!

Awesome! Thanks Paul!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2014, 07:12 PM
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Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
So I ran into a ton of family issues this weekend...

So I ran into a ton of family issues this weekend and didn't get to laying tile.

I just finished putting down the ditra. My question is how long can I wait to tile?

With the ditra down now...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Thanks cx. Also thanks for moving post. I was...

Thanks cx. Also thanks for moving post. I was debating about which practice I should use here ( keep all questions together or separate them by relevance). I now know the answer.

Thanks again
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Cut during layout?

I'm in the process of layout out all my tiles on the subfloor before I lay the ditra and mix thinset.

Do you think it's worth it to do all my cuts and literally have the entire floor cut and laid...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Thanks I assume screw jacking is where the screw...

Thanks I assume screw jacking is where the screw lifts the top layer of ply up rather then fastenings it down?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Thanks. I will look into the nails. Could I...

Thanks.

I will look into the nails. Could I use those #9 durock/ wonder board corrosion protected screws? I have a bunch of those in 1-5/8. They seem to really grab better on one I tested.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Well I'm glad you didn't think that question was...

Well I'm glad you didn't think that question was stupid because here comes another one. I bought deckmate brand #8 1-5/8 in. Star Flat-Head Wood Deck Screws (Home Depot).

Are these good to use? ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Ok hopefully last stupid question related to this...

Ok hopefully last stupid question related to this subject. The plywood sheets ( I have three of them).

When the butt up against each other should I leave 1/16" or 1/8" gap for expansion or they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
So essentially you're saying all the screw rows...

So essentially you're saying all the screw rows will be between the joists.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
I just had another quick question. In my reading...

I just had another quick question. In my reading of the preparing underlayment article which I found in the liberry I read something that I should be using a screw that penetrates both subfloors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
So I found a place local and I'm getting BC...

So I found a place local and I'm getting BC sanded 5/8 plywood. Being this is a bathroom there is no reason to coat the plywood in Redgard before thinsetting down the DITRA correct?

I have some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
We'll I just wanted to stop back and thank...

We'll I just wanted to stop back and thank everyone for their advice. You guys caught me at the right time and stopped me from making a big mistake. It took a while but I pulled all the cement board...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
AJ, JIM, CX....THANK YOU! Jim great info,...

AJ, JIM, CX....THANK YOU!

Jim great info, I am aware of the modified to the back side of the Ditra and the unmodified to mount the tile. I can run to lowes to get the thinset from there if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
AJ, I can go to a local lumber yard, the only...

AJ, I can go to a local lumber yard, the only issue I have is the truck issue. HD has those trucks you can rent to take your crap home...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Thanks for replying...I know to you guys this...

Thanks for replying...I know to you guys this seems simple, but I just want to do this the best I can, so I appreciate all the help!

OK so this 23/32 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. BC Sanded Pine Plywood...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
I down loaded the pdf. Thanks. I am just trying...

I down loaded the pdf. Thanks. I am just trying to find something I can pickup from my local homedepot. I want to know what I am looking for before I get there because all of their employees are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
ok so pretty much any hardwood plywood like oak,...

ok so pretty much any hardwood plywood like oak, maple or birch. Just nothing like sheathing.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
AJ as of right now I'm leaning that direction. I...

AJ as of right now I'm leaning that direction. I wish I didn't have to try to take it up, but doesn't appear that the job so far is going to magically become ok. I really hope I can get the stuff...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Thanks everyone. Greg, so the area receiving...

Thanks everyone.

Greg, so the area receiving tile is about 74 sqft. Out of which the vanity will be covering about 22 sq ft. So approx 50 sq ft of exposed tile. I understand your point and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Thanks for the replies. Well that stinks, bad. I...

Thanks for the replies. Well that stinks, bad. I don't have any clue how I'm going to even get that cement board up with the thinset under it and the joints already taped and thinseted. Any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,099
Posted By awdpsi
Ditra over Cement Backer board

First off all, hello and thank you for such a great forum. Next allow me to apologize in advance for any ignorance or lack of knowledge I display. I certainly know what its like reading on forums...
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