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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 142
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Posted By speed51133
I have seen that video. Note, that the kerdi did...

I have seen that video. Note, that the kerdi did not "fail". He submerged the mock pan in water for something like 10 days and then ripped up the kerdi seams and it showed some moisture penetrating...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
thanks, tip noted. I was planning on verifying...

thanks, tip noted. I was planning on verifying with the utility provider.

I would love to avoid a dead ended run. I need to see if the plumber remembers how he ran the lines....

Annoys me that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
Thanks, I am confirming with Rinnai that adding a...

Thanks, I am confirming with Rinnai that adding a second heater will attain my goal. I presume I can just double the output, but that might not be the case.

Turns out I have a delta temperature of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
Thanks, yes, my tankless unit does allow for it...

Thanks, yes, my tankless unit does allow for it to be gang banged in series with a common controller. The control board and cable is only 100 bucks. It would just cost more than adding the electric...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
the only issue with that is my current tankless...

the only issue with that is my current tankless heater will reduce the flow rate so it can keep up with the heat demand. If I add a heater downstream, this doesn't help.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
The entire house is 5 years old..... The...

The entire house is 5 years old.....

The plumber told me it was the last house he did using CPVC. Unfortunately, I was not learning about plumbing at the time. I was focusing on insulation,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
Would you say the 1in run is only needed for the...

Would you say the 1in run is only needed for the vertical riser from basement to second floor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
Thanks for the info. I currently have cpvc...

Thanks for the info. I currently have cpvc plumbing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
I'll replace whatever it takes

I'll replace whatever it takes
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
So I am losing 10 psi from the pressure tank to...

So I am losing 10 psi from the pressure tank to the shower?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
Thanks. I have a pressure tank that is about...

Thanks. I have a pressure tank that is about 4feet x 1.5 feet. I can adjust the pump switch to go 60 to 70 no problem. Maybe that will help....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By speed51133
I just responded to your question on Terry Love.

I just responded to your question on Terry Love.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By speed51133
Plumbing question regarding pressure to shower

I know this is a tile forum, but wondering if any of you have encountered issues relating to inadequate pressure to a shower? The thing is for a normal person, my master shower is fine. I, however,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-17-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,820
Posted By speed51133
Hardie specs state it is waterproof throughout....

Hardie specs state it is waterproof throughout. No idea what the color imparts to it....
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-17-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By speed51133
just in case the OP comes back, I would like to...

just in case the OP comes back, I would like to know how/if this was resolved.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-17-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By speed51133
since it bonds to itself, however much you want....

since it bonds to itself, however much you want. You don't want a hump of grout. As long as you can tool it over with the grout float and it covers the blotches you are good.

If you used a cement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By speed51133
short of learning what it takes to properly make...

short of learning what it takes to properly make a shower, you can't ensure it is done properly. They may use all the correct materials and just not apply them properly. You can use Kerdi on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,345
Posted By speed51133
if the sku is the exact same, it is the same. if...

if the sku is the exact same, it is the same. if the sku is different, there is a chance it is different. what could make it different?? who knows. not as tight quality control for box stores???...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 965
Posted By speed51133
one year is NOTHING. even if he used MDF as a...

one year is NOTHING. even if he used MDF as a backerboard it could last a year. While I am not a pro, any pros I have dealt with offer 10 years.

I am not a fan of denseshield either, but that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 965
Posted By speed51133
I would ask the guy "did you apply anything at...

I would ask the guy "did you apply anything at the seams of the tile board?". If he says yes ask what. If he only says silicone then ask if ANYTHING else. If he says no, THEN bring up the mesh tape...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 965
Posted By speed51133
Denise, what brand and model is that faucet?...

Denise, what brand and model is that faucet? Looking at the picture from under the cabinet, it is hard to fault the granite/installer much. The hole could have been maybe 1/4in closer, but that's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By speed51133
I don't think anyone knows just quite what you...

I don't think anyone knows just quite what you are saying. Try breaking it into listing the actual products by manufacturer and the model name. Then the order in which you will assemble it.

Fyi,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-13-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By speed51133
so is the difference that is allows for larger...

so is the difference that is allows for larger tile due to the bed and the support arm having that deep notch in it?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-12-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By speed51133
it's also 10 bucks, at least at lowes. You can...

it's also 10 bucks, at least at lowes. You can get kerdifix for 23 and use amazon for next day free shipping if you have prime.

i just don't think it's worth it to risk an issue.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,591
Posted By speed51133
I just use a tile cutting drill bit and drill...

I just use a tile cutting drill bit and drill through the tile to screw the closet flange. Easier than cutting all those slots and reduces cracking issues from stress risers in the tile.
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