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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By speed51133
Not much you can do at this point, but yes you...

Not much you can do at this point, but yes you are correct. You are not supposed to use it with joints that big. I believe the biggest concern is that it will crack and shrink as you experienced. It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 371
Posted By speed51133
Talking I bet you wrote it.

I bet you wrote it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 371
Posted By speed51133
whatever. Prove that any situation is NOT a...

whatever. Prove that any situation is NOT a repair. I wired a new run and i cut it too short. I now need to repair it.

The wording changed but it does not qualify why it did and the article is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 371
Posted By speed51133
I don't know of any electricians that like these,...

I don't know of any electricians that like these, but they ARE approved.
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Tyco-Electronics-Romex-Splice-Kit-2-Wire-1-Clam-A22899-000/202204326#specifications

In-wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 557
Posted By speed51133
well, if the surface of the board got wet you...

well, if the surface of the board got wet you don't have to. but if the surface of drywall with membrane gets wet, you don't have to either. if water gets past the board either in a seam/joint/hole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 557
Posted By speed51133
wow, that is a good price... so I take it...

wow, that is a good price...

so I take it floor and decor is NOT a distributor then???:scratch:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By speed51133
Anyone have that link to the DIY caulk video??? I...

Anyone have that link to the DIY caulk video??? I hate caulking and am always looking for tricks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 557
Posted By speed51133
if your wall leaks, kerdi board or drywall, you...

if your wall leaks, kerdi board or drywall, you will have to demo.

Floor and decor is a distributor of Schluter. $100 a sheet for half inch board. Where did you find a 4x8 sheet for $65?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By speed51133
I vote for a multi tool with a carbide bit. This...

I vote for a multi tool with a carbide bit. This one is my go-to.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By speed51133
I agree. One thing that helps is NOT to go with...

I agree. One thing that helps is NOT to go with polished tiles on the floor for large format. A matte or honed finish offers more slip resistance, just a little.

Floor matts help but I worry about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By speed51133
Why can't you continue the pattern up the sloped...

Why can't you continue the pattern up the sloped wall???
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By speed51133
Ugh, wish I had seen this earlier. I already set...

Ugh, wish I had seen this earlier. I already set the floor. Would have totally done the chameleon.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By speed51133
why can't you put some studs to frame out the...

why can't you put some studs to frame out the niche and tie them to the existing studs??? What am I missing???
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-07-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21,852
Views: 4,882,150
Posted By speed51133
I use nitrile gloves UNDERNEATH those stretchy...

I use nitrile gloves UNDERNEATH those stretchy fabric gloves with a vinyl coat. All nitrile gloves seen to tear on sharp tile edges and the trowel edges. The two gloves give a perfect combination. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By speed51133
if each tile is touching and no space, how would...

if each tile is touching and no space, how would you get ANY grout in there, sanded or not?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By speed51133
When you have a 6 foot x 8foot piece of 3/8in...

When you have a 6 foot x 8foot piece of 3/8in glass that meets another in a corner, I would never rely on just silicone. You could really hurt or kill someone.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By speed51133
good idea. I have multiple sensors in the...

good idea.

I have multiple sensors in the house to measure humidity. Upstairs and downstairs are both within a percentage point. I keep it at mid 30's year round with dehumidification,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By speed51133
That's assuming your first layer of kerdi will...

That's assuming your first layer of kerdi will fail. If it does, I would rather have a moisture sandwich than water in the wall cavity.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By speed51133
keeping water vapor out of walls

A thread in the main forum got me thinking. I did not want to derail the OP's question so I asked here.

I have 4 shower heads in one of my showers. Each one is 2gpm. The entire bathroom becomes a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By speed51133
thinking outloud, but why can't they just screw...

thinking outloud, but why can't they just screw in 1/4in durock to the bench as-is, then kerdi over it and seam it????

I would also extend the bench the full width of the curb.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By speed51133
backer rod THEN 100% silicone caulk

backer rod THEN 100% silicone caulk
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By speed51133
What mortar did you use when setting the kerdi?...

What mortar did you use when setting the kerdi? Are you planning on using that floor tile mortar for the shower? I would consider something better. That mortar is designed to be used by mixing it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By speed51133
you will however have a taller curb

you will however have a taller curb
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,959
Posted By speed51133
I did not wrap kerdi around the corner bead on...

I did not wrap kerdi around the corner bead on that sloped ceiling part. The kerdi ends at the corner.

I might set a tile on that corner as I think the pencil looks kind of odd just floating...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By speed51133
https://theconstructor.org/concrete/concrete-seawa...

https://theconstructor.org/concrete/concrete-seawater-effects-preventions/843/#:~:text=Famous%20World%20Seas-,Effect%20of%20Seawater%20on%20Concrete%20Structures,concrete%20structure%20in%20several%20...
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