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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By cx
I've never had any confidence at all in the...

I've never had any confidence at all in the "systems" that use Type S mortar to install those manufactured stone veneers, 'specially outdoors.

Probably why Laticrete (first one I was aware of)...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By cx
Richard, perhaps you could post a link to what...

Richard, perhaps you could post a link to what document you're reading for that information.

What I find under Hydro Ban Linear Drain, DS-34-0620...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 973
Posted By cx
Understand. No problem with splitting the...

Understand.

No problem with splitting the install into a couple sessions. Just be sure to leave a clean edge where you stop, including cleaning any mortar off the floor.

My opinion; worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 973
Posted By cx
I don't see where you would have split a tile,...

I don't see where you would have split a tile, Mike. Maybe you could point that out?

As for the layout, I was guessing you had two full tiles missing from your layout near the wall. Difficult to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 973
Posted By cx
Mike, if you get a layout that works and that...

Mike, if you get a layout that works and that Mrs. Mike likes, it's borderline perfect.

I will quote for you the salient "rules" for your layout from ANSI A108.02-4.3:

4.3.1. Center and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By cx
Welcome, Scott. :) Not TMI, but some...

Welcome, Scott. :)

Not TMI, but some paragraph breaks would make it a bit more readable, eh?

Sounds like you have a plan. If you really think those plastic strips will help you place a useful...
Forum: Computer Training Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,334
Posted By cx
Thanks for weighing in, Mark. Once upon a time,...

Thanks for weighing in, Mark. Once upon a time, maybe 12 or so years back, a couple of the guys here at TYW convinced me to at least try Linux and gave me a program where I could run Linux and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,319
Posted By cx
Dave, I'd really suggest you send the...

Dave, I'd really suggest you send the manufacturer (https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/) a photo and ask for their recommendation. Or you can send them a link to this thread (they know their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By cx
I understand you're using the EXT to bond your...

I understand you're using the EXT to bond your ValueSeal to the wallboard, I'm reminding you that you must use a modified thinset mortar to bond your tile to the ValueSeal.

Technically no...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By cx
Welcome, Brust. :) I've combined your first...

Welcome, Brust. :)

I've combined your first two threads on this bathroom project here so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By cx
Do your moisture barrier and CBU lap completely...

Do your moisture barrier and CBU lap completely over your tub's tiling flange on the drain side?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By cx
Welcome, Russ. :) Looks like you got missed...

Welcome, Russ. :)

Looks like you got missed with your first post. Sorry about that.

We don't know the actual difference between Custom and MAPEI products, either. Both Custom and MAPEI will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mike. :) I've combined your first...

Welcome, Mike. :)

I've combined your first three threads on this shower project here so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By cx
If you don't add that geographic location to your...

If you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile it will be lost before we leave this page.

If your moisture barrier did not extend behind your niche area, you really did need the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,319
Posted By cx
I think those gaps are of approximately zero...

I think those gaps are of approximately zero concern, 'specially in the context of the rest of that floor construction. Any failure of the tile installation is far more likely to be due to an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ryan. :) I'd also like to know what...

Welcome, Ryan. :)

I'd also like to know what sort of areas in a shower would still have exposed RedGard after four years. Product manufacturer would not want you should do that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Jillian. It'll help if you'll add...

Welcome back, Jillian. It'll help if you'll add that geographic location, and narrow it down a bit, to your User Profile. Climate's a bit different in San Diego than in Redding, eh? :)

Also be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By cx
Sounds excessively complicated to me,...

Sounds excessively complicated to me, Christopher. If you wanted to thinset the stones, why would you not just brown over your scratch for a flat, smooth substrate and then just thinset your stones?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By cx
That's a particularly nice lookin' scratch coat...

That's a particularly nice lookin' scratch coat there, Davy. :)

Might this not be an application for that Laticrete 3701 Lite product we were recently discussing in this thread...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By cx
It's OK with me, Sarah, but I own no stock in...

It's OK with me, Sarah, but I own no stock in your insurance company. And I assure you they know exactly what's required for your installation. Problem is they won't look it up or tell you that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By cx
I'd blow the dust out of the holes with...

I'd blow the dust out of the holes with compressed air, Mike, and set my anchors. It requires so little air that a fella could justify buying an aerosol can of air or some sort of cleaning product...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By cx
Welcome, Sarah. :) You wanna be careful with...

Welcome, Sarah. :)

You wanna be careful with that. While it might seem like any non-flamable material set over your wood flooring might be sufficient for a wood-burning stove installation, you'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By cx
Welcome, John. :) There is no medium bed...

Welcome, John. :)

There is no medium bed method of setting ceramic tile. The industry stopped using that term for any products some years ago because it gave the impression there was such a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By cx
Susanne, if you don't add that geographic...

Susanne, if you don't add that geographic location to your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page and that information is frequently helpful in answering some types of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By cx
Welcome, Lisa. :) The part of the curb top...

Welcome, Lisa. :)

The part of the curb top that needs to be properly sloped to drain is the waterproofing layer, not only the decorative tile covering. Adding another layer of tile or stone on...
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