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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By PC7060
Hi Dave, SLC will certainly work as would a...

Hi Dave,

SLC will certainly work as would a standard mud bed. Shimming is really not feasible.

How far out of level are we talking about?

Also, what’s the rationale for the second layer of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By PC7060
Hey Michael, Sounds like there is a lot...

Hey Michael,

Sounds like there is a lot going on with this project.

1. I can’t say if thinset will be effective in the application but it will not harm the drywall.

You may want to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By PC7060
I’m sure how much control I had over children in...

I’m sure how much control I had over children in their teens! Although the liability was certainly a concern. :D


Atlas - when I hear things like this I think of Forest Gump quote “stupid is as...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,740
Posted By PC7060
:yo:

:yo:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,740
Posted By PC7060
Sooooo, any idea what name was the winner? ...

Sooooo, any idea what name was the winner? Lining up supplier for two showers and would love to use the “formerly known as USG” products.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By PC7060
Such a bummer but at least you located a good...

Such a bummer but at least you located a good source for technical guidance as you go forward.

From a Project Management perspective, my next step would be claims court unless this guy give you a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By PC7060
Morning may be correct, Tool Guy. Maybe CX is...

Morning may be correct, Tool Guy. Maybe CX is doing a wildlife survey of the creatures on some exotic South Pacific island (such as Dr. Moreau). :turkey: :sheep: :turkey: :sheep:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,643
Posted By PC7060
Looks great! Watch those glass guys at all time...

Looks great! Watch those glass guys at all time and don’t let them drill into the curb. They will do it even as they are swearing they never would!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,643
Posted By PC7060
Agree with Dan with slight modification; I prefer...

Agree with Dan with slight modification; I prefer polyurethane sealant versus silicon. SikaFlex masonry sealant is my go to brand. About $8 at Home Depot or Lowe’s in white or grey.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 820
Posted By PC7060
Looks like those ground rods were a retrofit...

Looks like those ground rods were a retrofit after slabs were poured. Unusual in my parts to have inside. My local authority in Virginia requires the rods to be located outside in “permanently wet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 820
Posted By PC7060
No reason the copper ground wire can’t be tiled...

No reason the copper ground wire can’t be tiled over so long as you don’t disturb the ground rod connection. Ground wire is supposed to be protected, the tile would do that.

Regarding ground tied...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By PC7060
The special washers Dan refers to can be replaced...

The special washers Dan refers to can be replaced with generic foam panel washers available on line at McMaster Carr. Cost is around $8 for 24 which is about 1/3 of the Schluter price. You can also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By PC7060
Beautiful work Paul. What is under the IPE?

Beautiful work Paul. What is under the IPE?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By PC7060
Things have finally started to move on the...

Things have finally started to move on the accessible shower. It’s been quiet a long process getting demolition complete along with getting a 8’ deep basement foundation design approved and finally...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 776
Posted By PC7060
Living space below? Can you remove the boards to...

Living space below? Can you remove the boards to access the area? You will need to sister the joist over 2/3 - 3/4 of the span to be effective.

The link to my thread is below. I documented all...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 776
Posted By PC7060
Bert, I’ve run into similarly overspanned...

Bert,

I’ve run into similarly overspanned 2x8 and it was a bear to correct and required removing a bunch of drywall from the ceiling below. Do you have access from below and are you will to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,098
Posted By PC7060
Hi Jane, I’d fill the gap with polyurethane...

Hi Jane,

I’d fill the gap with polyurethane sealant (Kerdifix, sikaflex) and overlap the kerdi as you described.

Making progress on my project too although the foundation had to go through a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,157
Posted By PC7060
I’d personally go for AFCI on the 110v lines and...

I’d personally go for AFCI on the 110v lines and the sooner the better. The 220 lines are much heavier and are not as sensitive to the heating cooling expansion cycle that causes aluminum connections...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,777
Posted By PC7060
Following up on CX nicely detailed post of the...

Following up on CX nicely detailed post of the pro/con of PEX versus copper; if you want the simplicity of straight lines and no crimp fitting, you should consider CPVC. PEX and CPVC are easier than...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-11-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8,645
Views: 1,392,811
Posted By PC7060
Recently bought this wetsaw for demo work; works...

Recently bought this wetsaw for demo work; works great!

Does a 2” deep cut and is perfect for jobs in tight space. We cut most of the concrete on this job using a 14” rental wetsaw from Homers....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,157
Posted By PC7060
Electrical work for a small job like that...

Electrical work for a small job like that shouldn’t be too expensive; I’d think it would be just a few hundred including moving the 220v and getting the wire out of that chase so you can get rid of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,157
Posted By PC7060
Hi Henry, The electrical seems to be a minor...

Hi Henry,

The electrical seems to be a minor mess and I’d get a electrician to wire it correctly.

Re moving the appliances, not difficult; just need to address new power configuration and the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-28-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,740
Posted By PC7060
They should leverage the “Infinity” name from the...

They should leverage the “Infinity” name from the shower drain aka “Infinity shower systems”. Wonder who owns that trademark?
Forum: The Mud Box 10-18-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 345,929
Posted By PC7060
I watched that on Late Night with David Letterman...

I watched that on Late Night with David Letterman as part of his Christmas show just LMAO. :rofl:

Jay Thomas and Letterman, classic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By PC7060
Thx for the info CX. I’ll keep an eye out...

Thx for the info CX. I’ll keep an eye out myself.

We’ve been excavating for the new additions this week so I’ve got a bit of time before I have to worry about the new showers. :D

I’d upload a...
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