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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,807
Posted By cx
I can think of no way the clogged weep holes...

I can think of no way the clogged weep holes would cause the shower to leak as you indicated. The clogged weep holes can certainly cause the top mud bed to remain wet and there could feasibly be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By cx
Thanks, Phil. I've not heard of that before. I...

Thanks, Phil. I've not heard of that before. I hope you can find us a link to it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,807
Posted By cx
Well, once the shower floor was torn out to the...

Well, once the shower floor was torn out to the level in your video, Danny, the weep holes may well no longer be plugged. Still could have been before.

And I agree about it not mattering at all...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 58
Posted By cx
Welcome, Alex. :) Best approach would have...

Welcome, Alex. :)

Best approach would have been to use a ceramic tile that looked like marble, but that ship has sailed, yes?

Second best approach would be not to seal the shower floor at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By cx
Welcome, Pete. :) Nothing at all wrong with...

Welcome, Pete. :)

Nothing at all wrong with using polyethylene sheeting behind mortar or CBU walls in a tub/shower so long as you also take the time and make the effort to cover the "tub leg" in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By cx
I've never personally tried to use drywall mud...

I've never personally tried to use drywall mud over Wedi (Full disclosure: I've never used Wedi at all), but I'd expect it to work without a primer. You might wanna contact Wedi with that question....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By cx
Welcome, John. :) A new shower, whether done...

Welcome, John. :)

A new shower, whether done with a traditional receptor and moisture barrier or done with a direct bonded waterproofing membrane system of some kind, should last at least 30 to 50...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By cx
Understand. Thank you.

Understand. Thank you.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By cx
They didn't recognize that things had already...

They didn't recognize that things had already gone south, Amanda?Large format tile on the shower floor, Amanda?

Keep in mind that a written warranty is only as good as the persons standing behind...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By cx
Pretty much. I 'd use regular drywall mud and I...

Pretty much. I 'd use regular drywall mud and I prefer paper tape when doing drywall joints.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By cx
No, Ma'am, there was no correct glue used to...

No, Ma'am, there was no correct glue used to repair the hole in the pan liner. Presuming an Oatey PVC liner, the only acceptable glue for a patch would be Oatey's X-15 Pan Liner Adhesive and a patch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By cx
Steven, you want the waterproofing of your...

Steven, you want the waterproofing of your tub/shower walls to extend beyond the front of the tub down to the floor several inches at least. In your list, I would select #3.

That area, the "tub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By cx
Well, Amanda, the only upside to your not having...

Well, Amanda, the only upside to your not having a written contract is that your contractor doesn't have one either.

Best place for you to get the code requirements where you are is to go to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By cx
Do you have a written contract for this work,...

Do you have a written contract for this work, Amanda?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By cx
Are you in a code compliance jurisdiction,...

Are you in a code compliance jurisdiction, Amanda?

Was any of this work permitted? Any code compliance inspections conducted?

If you would add a geographic location to your User Profile it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 351
Posted By cx
Welcome, Amanda. :) Sorry to hear about your...

Welcome, Amanda. :)

Sorry to hear about your problems, but, unfortunately, it's something we (TYW) hear over and over.

Not sure why you think having the wallboard in front (drain side) of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mike. :) I think you need to...

Welcome, Mike. :)

I think you need to clarify whether you plan to use a ceramic tile that looks like wood, or are planning to build the shower with wood as Jim is apparently thinking.

If you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,111
Posted By cx
While I'm quite familiar with the difficulty of...

While I'm quite familiar with the difficulty of creating full grout joints when using unsanded grout, I can't say I've ever tried that. Can't say I've ever seen that recommendation by any grout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,111
Posted By cx
Yes, Dan, I saw that post. I was asking about...

Yes, Dan, I saw that post. I was asking about which grout john was recommending could be done in two coats in his book.

I don't have a copy of either of his eBooks, so I can't look up the actual...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By cx
Lots of valid critiques and observations have...

Lots of valid critiques and observations have been added, but I'm still not seeing the answer to the question in post #3: "What is the shower bowl?"

Without that, I can't tell where the water is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,111
Posted By cx
Which of his books, Dan, and which grout?

Which of his books, Dan, and which grout?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By cx
My memory was nearly gone way back when I was...

My memory was nearly gone way back when I was still a kid of only 70 years, CP, but V-bulletin remembers everything quite well. :)

I'd want the 1 1/4" screws. The industry requirement when...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-14-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By cx
Come on, Goldstein, can't nobody even remember...

Come on, Goldstein, can't nobody even remember the last time you brought doughnuts. :shake:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By cx
Welcome, Isaac. :) I'm thinking you need a...

Welcome, Isaac. :)

I'm thinking you need a different tub or a different girlfriend. :D

A drop-in tub is not meant to be used in a shower. While there is a potential method of adding a tiling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By cx
You need to be very, very close, Tony. I'm...

You need to be very, very close, Tony. I'm thinking the actual adjustment of the Kerdi drain is half an inch or maybe a bit less, but I've not installed one for a couple years. I know it can be...
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