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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 11:58 AM
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Posted By fordperson
Tile layout advice - balanced vs centered

Hi all,

Im doing a off by 1/3 layout using 12x24 tile and trying to figure out which layout looks better. I have read that centered layouts look better however on a 60" wall that results in a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
Just an update, I found that both my floor and...

Just an update, I found that both my floor and the tray were slightly uneven. Ended up dragging the tray outside on the sidewalk(lol) to take a bit off the high side. Spent some extra double checking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
Im using the 34x60 kerdi tray, along with all the...

Im using the 34x60 kerdi tray, along with all the other pieces of the shower kit (membrane, drain)

Honestly, inserting a single cardboard shim seems to fix it, im debating just adding a bit more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
houndzilla: thanks for your reply. Thankfully...

houndzilla: thanks for your reply. Thankfully this part of my project is done. I ended up running everything in 2" and ran an independent vent pipe for each(much as it was before the 1.5->2"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
sounds like a plan, Thanks!

sounds like a plan, Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
CX, that makes sense. Thanks for merging the...

CX, that makes sense. Thanks for merging the threads.

Ill put up drywall instead of the MR board as advised.

With the corners being so far out, do you guys think I should just rip all the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
framing corners

Can someone tell me if this is sufficient corner support or should I add more directly in the corner?

Also my drywall (tiling the whole bathroom, not just the shower area) are significantly built...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
some follow up on my original question ...

some follow up on my original question

apparently any vent that is not vertical needs to be washed using another fixture. Im guessing because of potential clogging issues?

time to rip into the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
thanks for your help, thats great.

thanks for your help, thats great.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
relp, any thoughts on this?

relp, any thoughts on this?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
its about 2-3 feet between the ptrap for the...

its about 2-3 feet between the ptrap for the shower and the vertical portion of the vent
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
didnt end up getting any hits on terrylove. ...

didnt end up getting any hits on terrylove.

However I have decided to bite the bullet and do it the right way, I took all the drywall down and redid the drain using 2" instead of the 1.5"...
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
Thanks CX. This is in Illinois and the code...

Thanks CX.

This is in Illinois and the code is somewhat vague.

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Section 890.690 Shower Receptors and Compartments
a) Shower Installation. All shower compartments, except those built...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
yeah... well the toilet thing looked way too...

yeah... well the toilet thing looked way too convenient but I have not found anybody doing it

There is no wall below and yes the joists are pretty butchered up... original construction. The other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By fordperson
plumbing: adding onto a horizontal toilet drain

Hi everyone,

Been lurking around for quite a while but now it's time to join in.

Currently I am redoing a small shower which had a bathtub and toilet. The tub was the standard 1 1/2 drain and...
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