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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By cx
Another request, Jack: Soak that little tile in...

Another request, Jack: Soak that little tile in water overnight and try scraping off the backing again. Tell us how that goes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 94
Posted By cx
The only thing I could suggest is that a...

The only thing I could suggest is that a porcelain tile will be a bit more resistant to cracking than other ceramic types.
Difficult to say. Problem there is that there is no tile industry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 94
Posted By cx
With no foundation, I suspect you'll experience a...

With no foundation, I suspect you'll experience a good deal of twisting in that floor over time, Jonas. Not a good thing for a tile installation.

You still haven't answered the question about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 94
Posted By cx
Without knowing the species and unsupported span...

Without knowing the species and unsupported span of the joists were still not able to begin the evaluation of the structure, Jonas.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 294
Posted By cx
The only way to know if you can successfully...

The only way to know if you can successfully remove your tiles from the Kerdi is, unfortunately, to try it. One of the drawbacks to the direct bonded waterproofing shower systems is the inability to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 294
Posted By cx
That's unlikely, jack. If you bonded your tiles...

That's unlikely, jack. If you bonded your tiles directly to the waterproofing membrane you used, it wasn't PVC. Was there a second layer of a dry-pack mortar on top of the PVC liner and your tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 94
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jonas. :) If you don't add a...

Welcome, Jonas. :)

If you don't add a geographic location to your User Profile, the information will be lost before we leave this page.

Without knowing your joist structure, it's not possible...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By cx
Welcome, Grant. :) I trust you're actually...

Welcome, Grant. :)

I trust you're actually wanting to make your walls flat, rather than level. If you make them level, they'll be part of your floor, eh?

I've never worked with that GoBoard. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By cx
Welcome, KG. :) I'm only surprised that your...

Welcome, KG. :)

I'm only surprised that your tile contractor is surprised that the shower is leaking. Some pretty important steps appear to have been left out, as has been mentioned.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 294
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jack. :) You say you have "leaking...

Welcome, Jack. :)

You say you have "leaking grout." Do you have water leaking out of the shower, or are you talking about just leaking under the glass tiles?

How was your shower receptor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,364
Posted By cx
Busy joint. Probably look better with a...

Busy joint. Probably look better with a continuous grout joint, but you might have difficulty getting that return to stay in place when setting it as a separate piece. I'd say dealer's choice on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,573
Posted By cx
I don't like to leave spacers in longer than...

I don't like to leave spacers in longer than necessary, 'specially in something as small as a backsplash. When possible, I like to remove them as soon as the tiles will support themselves so's to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By cx
I'm just telling you what I think should be the...

I'm just telling you what I think should be the end result, Adam. How you get there is up to you.

Were I using your products I'd want to extend my waterproofing, i.e. your foam board, far enough...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,364
Posted By cx
I'd need a photo of where this is taking place to...

I'd need a photo of where this is taking place to make a reasonable guess, Benjaminn. This is a ceramic Jolly, or....other?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,573
Posted By cx
Short answer is until they're no longer needed,...

Short answer is until they're no longer needed, Marc. Is this for your kitchen backsplash?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By cx
Is there any Portland cement in that product,...

Is there any Portland cement in that product, Jason?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By cx
Makes a waterproof "tub leg" even more important,...

Makes a waterproof "tub leg" even more important, Adam. Frequently the first point of failure in a tiled tub/shower, and even more so when a shower curtain is the method of closure.

How you want...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-03-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,861,135
Posted By cx
Looks like you got you a pair of bookmatched...

Looks like you got you a pair of bookmatched studs there, Shawn. Definitely a feature, but not likely to get a lot of long-term views. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By cx
What is the plan for closing the entry to the...

What is the plan for closing the entry to the shower?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By cx
Well, you're gonna hafta make a "feature" of some...

Well, you're gonna hafta make a "feature" of some sort to deal with the transition from your GoBoard wall to your drywall in any case, Adam. I'd be inclined to simply extend the foam board past the...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-03-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,861,135
Posted By cx
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By cx
Very nice recovery, Marie. I'd suggest you send...

Very nice recovery, Marie. I'd suggest you send that to Delta and maybe offer to go to work for them in their tub design department. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By cx
Have you read the instructions...

Have you read the instructions (https://cdnmedia.mapei.com/docs/librariesprovider14/products-documents/1_00207_topcem_en-au_a5e6d32a114142b7864838a25e1dadbb.pdf?sfvrsn=22cea1f8_0) for that product,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By cx
In your photo it appears the framing at the left...

In your photo it appears the framing at the left end of the tub is proud of that purple drywall. That the case?

What is the plan for closing the entry to the shower? If not a glass enclosure, I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By cx
Same floor we discussed a few years ago...

Same floor we discussed a few years ago (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=126715), Fern?
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