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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By ss3964spd
That's how I removed a 12X24 (over Ditra) that I...

That's how I removed a 12X24 (over Ditra) that I chipped, Tom, worked great.

More photos once you've fixed it, k?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By ss3964spd
Andrew, Since your shower foot print is 3'...

Andrew,

Since your shower foot print is 3' ish square measure the thickness of the foam pan at the perimeter (it should be the same around the entire perimeter) and also at the drain opening. For...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,438
Posted By ss3964spd
I'm inclined to agree with your concern; while...

I'm inclined to agree with your concern; while they may be able slope the new slab it's unlikely they'll slope the remaining section. Speaking of which, has your GC indicated how he plans to tie the...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By ss3964spd
"Beat it to fit, paint it to match". ...

"Beat it to fit, paint it to match".

:D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By ss3964spd
So true. The MK370 is the only wet saw I've ever...

So true. The MK370 is the only wet saw I've ever owned. Mine cuts impressively straight but does have many pros and cons.

But wow, that thing is loud. Hearing protect is mandatory.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,168
Posted By ss3964spd
Kerry, how do you plan to accommodate the...

Kerry, how do you plan to accommodate the thickness of the liner folds against the wall framing in the corners? As well, the thickness of the liner around the rest of the perimeter? Are you going to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By ss3964spd
Chris, you can attach a picture stored on your PC...

Chris, you can attach a picture stored on your PC using the paper clip icon or the "manage attachments" box below. That link you provided drove my PC out of its mind.

I'm perplexed by the paper....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,057
Posted By ss3964spd
Clean and tidy, Ed, well done!

Clean and tidy, Ed, well done!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 232
Posted By ss3964spd
If you can effectively shim your CI shower pan in...

If you can effectively shim your CI shower pan in such a way that it is well supported that's what I would do, DJ, then just deal with the 5'X5' section. How best to shim it is hard to say without...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By ss3964spd
I had used bar soap my entire life, but switched...

I had used bar soap my entire life, but switched to bottled when our new bath was pressed into service. I couldn't have all that soap accumulation in a soap dish or niche, running down the tiles,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome back Chris 1. I am not sure what...

Welcome back Chris

1. I am not sure what trowel I should use. The instructions seem to indicate a 1/16” square notch, but I was wondering if that’s a misprint. I was thinking about using a 1/4” x...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By ss3964spd
Schluter does make foam pans, as do others, but I...

Schluter does make foam pans, as do others, but I don't think Schluter will make you a custom pan like USG did.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By ss3964spd
Right? In the running for the most useless post,...

Right? In the running for the most useless post, ever. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome back, Justin. You're correct, USG is...

Welcome back, Justin.

You're correct, USG is no longer in the shower system game, that product line was recently acquired by someone else who may, or may not, bring it back to market under their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,687
Posted By ss3964spd
Keeping a pourous, cement based grout white seems...

Keeping a pourous, cement based grout white seems an impossible task. Just too much stuff gets ground into it over time.

I've only used 1 Mapei product, only because HD is much closer to me than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,687
Posted By ss3964spd
I dunno, VB, even before reading the thread...

I dunno, VB, even before reading the thread linked below I'd be super hesitant on using white grout for any area that is going to see any amount of foot traffic - bare or not, or constant...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By ss3964spd
Though I'm sure some people simply screw CBU's...

Though I'm sure some people simply screw CBU's down right through the lauan it really should come up. Thinset mortar doesn't like to stick to the stuff, nor to any of the glue that may be on it from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By ss3964spd
Hi Dave, and welcome, If you are satisfied...

Hi Dave, and welcome,

If you are satisfied that your joist structure meets the L360 requirement for ceramic tile I'll not run through that drill.

While technically you can set the tile directly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, John, You're correct to be...

Welcome, John,

You're correct to be concerned with the advise he has given you. The sheet vinyl must come up, and the (what is probably) lauan as well. It is unlikely that the lauan is glued down....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By ss3964spd
How much height from the joist tops to the...

How much height from the joist tops to the existing adjacent finished floor at the doorway do you have, Daniel?

And agreed, don't let the videos dissuade you. I recently completed a curbless...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,078
Posted By ss3964spd
No photos? Didn't happen. :D Glad it turned...

No photos? Didn't happen. :D

Glad it turned out great, Jim!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By ss3964spd
If it's out of level only in that one corner,...

If it's out of level only in that one corner, Andrew, Jeff's got you covered with the feather finish product. Keep in mind that those self levelers don't really self level all that great so you'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,438
Posted By ss3964spd
Zero I'm afraid, I'm just a DIY'er who's never...

Zero I'm afraid, I'm just a DIY'er who's never installed one.

While Eric is indeed affiliated with Noble he has been a contributor here for quite a long time, so I wouldn't chalk up his post as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,438
Posted By ss3964spd
I dunno, Brad, I feel like there's a reason all...

I dunno, Brad, I feel like there's a reason all the big players charge significantly more for a linear drain of that length while Neodrain, well, doesn't.

Aside from the grade of the SS, it seems...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By ss3964spd
Spencer, Someone here posted Schluter...

Spencer,

Someone here posted Schluter literature showing their foam pan installed over a recessed subfloor that was dead even with the tops of single joists, so theoretically it can be done.
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