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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By cx
I have not done an installation such as you have...

I have not done an installation such as you have there, Kyle, but I do know that it's those little side pieces, your Plane B, make things difficult. Seems you'd need at least to have the sides of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By cx
Perhaps I'm missing something here, but with a...

Perhaps I'm missing something here, but with a linear drain at one end of the shower and a flat, single plane slope for the majority of the floor, I'm not seeing how a fella'd make such a floor with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By cx
Welcome, Julie. :) You say the tiles are not...

Welcome, Julie. :)

You say the tiles are not grouted, but they sure look grouted to my eye. And that separation over what must have been a crack looks to have been re-grouted after the crack. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,468
Posted By cx
Dan goin' straight to Hell for usin' modified...

Dan goin' straight to Hell for usin' modified thinset mortar over Ditra!!

I will, of course, be there to greet him. :D

Schluter wants you should use a "good quality" unmodified thinset mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 183
Posted By cx
Steve, I would suggest you attempt to remove some...

Steve, I would suggest you attempt to remove some of the tiles by hand - hammer and chisel, perhaps - to see just what you're up against before you start shopping for tools.

My opinion; worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cx
Lots of videos online will invite you to make no...

Lots of videos online will invite you to make no pre-slope at all. I don't agree with those, either.Your reluctance to raise the drain for your pre-slope.Nope. Not even a significant consideration....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By cx
Robbie, this is the same project as the one with...

Robbie, this is the same project as the one with the GoBoard and Kerdi from earlier this year?

That area with the holes appears to be the shower, yes? If so, constructing the shower base with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cx
Andy, the people most likely to read and respond...

Andy, the people most likely to read and respond to a new post on your thread will pay little or no attention to the thread title except perhaps to remind them that, "Oh, that's Andy, whose building...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cx
I combined your threads as they are part of the...

I combined your threads as they are part of the same project, Andy, and folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By cx
Tiene dinamita? :)

Tiene dinamita? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By cx
Stephen, please keep all your project questions...

Stephen, please keep all your project questions on this thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic title any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By cx
You should be using a sanded grout, JT. ...

You should be using a sanded grout, JT.

First problem with trying to glue subfloor layers is not doing it properly. What you need is a full spread of wood glue of some type, which is not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-26-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By cx
I tried that method once. My advice: Bring a...

I tried that method once. My advice: Bring a big ol' bucket of patience and keep it close at hand. At least on your first try. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By cx
Using washers on that type of board result in any...

Using washers on that type of board result in any interference with your trowel or tile, Lou?
Forum: The Mud Box 11-25-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By cx
Just warmin' up, Kevin. :D Rememberin' back...

Just warmin' up, Kevin. :D

Rememberin' back when I had to work in the residential construction industry for a living and you couldn't get anything done from now 'till sometime in January. :(
Forum: The Mud Box 11-25-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By cx
Bah! Humbug! :mad:

Bah! Humbug! :mad:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 370
Posted By cx
Shawn has obviously done more carpet work than I,...

Shawn has obviously done more carpet work than I, but 3/8ths" gap between tile and tack strips sounds a bit wide to me. Perhaps he's judging by the type of carpet he sees in your photos?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jason. :) Do you know the...

Welcome, Jason. :)

Do you know the composition of this plaster?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By cx
The Deflectolator calculates only the deflection...

The Deflectolator calculates only the deflection of the joists, JT. Has nothing at all to do with the subflooring.

Depends upon the grout you use.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,513
Posted By cx
Yeah, I looked at all the drawings I could find...

Yeah, I looked at all the drawings I could find in the thread, Mini, but I couldn't find an eight-foot wall anywhere, hence my questions.

From your description that basement wall should be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By cx
JT, if you plan to use their bonding mortar and...

JT, if you plan to use their bonding mortar and you plan to tile directly to the second layer of plywood underlayment, you should certainly follow their installation instructions, which I don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By cx
Thanks, Jason, good information. I note that...

Thanks, Jason, good information. I note that Kerapoxy is not indicated for use even in the "moderate heat" category. Or am I missing something?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,513
Posted By cx
Without knowing what walls, what backing...

Without knowing what walls, what backing material, what exposure to what ambient conditions, etc, it's difficult to say what movement you'll need to provide for, Mini, but at only 8 feet overall,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tom. :) Those fireplace...

Welcome, Tom. :)

Those fireplace installations can be a bit tricky. Is the 200 degrees a max temperature you have observed on the metal surface, or a manufacturer's specified maximum...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By cx
JT, unless you're bonding your tiles to the...

JT, unless you're bonding your tiles to the second layer of plywood, it is not your underlayment; the uncoupling membrane in this case would be your underlayment. In your case that second layer of...
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