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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,931
Posted By Pete1972
Nice looking project, Scott. Late to the...

Nice looking project, Scott.

Late to the party, but I'm with Ryan above on the bullnose/baseboard. I prefer to continue the tile & waterproofing down the tub leg to the floor. Wood ending at...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-04-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,099
Posted By Pete1972
PC! New house, or helping out a friend? Hope...

PC! New house, or helping out a friend? Hope all is well.
Forum: The Mud Box 07-29-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 23,653
Posted By Pete1972
My '58 VW Karmann Ghia:

My '58 VW Karmann Ghia:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By Pete1972
The Spectralock data sheet refers to the URL...

The Spectralock data sheet refers to the URL below for coverage information:

http://www.laticrete.com/architects/coverage_calculations.aspx

Data sheet for your reference:
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
Very clean looking. Nice job Tyler. :clap1:

Very clean looking. Nice job Tyler. :clap1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
Looks great, Tyler. Your inspector may not...

Looks great, Tyler.

Your inspector may not require it but he/she might want to see boca plates...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,557
Posted By Pete1972
Hi Jeremy, Can you explain the drain system...

Hi Jeremy,

Can you explain the drain system a little? Namely what the two open hubs are to accept? It's a little unconventional looking and tough to decider what's going on. Also it looks like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
Awesome, Tyler! Well done! I've been on the...

Awesome, Tyler! Well done!

I've been on the Terry Love forum before and I believe they like that lav cleanout b/c if you ever need to snake the sink drain line for a clog the snake will more than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
I'd try my best to get the questions answered as...

I'd try my best to get the questions answered as you mentioned and avoid the "just in case" wye for a couple of reasons; 1.) by the wye being there it points out to the inspector that you have some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
X2 for what ^Steve^ said regarding upsizing & 6...

X2 for what ^Steve^ said regarding upsizing & 6 DFU's for a 2" horizontal drain.

Since it's not clearly marked on your original drawing I believe Dana is referencing upsizing after the lav trap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
No offense taken here, Tyler. I'm a DIY'er and...

No offense taken here, Tyler. I'm a DIY'er and know my limitations for sure. So you're very correct to get more opinions. I only learned enough about DWV systems to get me through my master bath...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 69,471
Posted By Pete1972
Thanks PC, and thank you to everyone else as...

Thanks PC, and thank you to everyone else as well!

Life is good; no house projects going on and a wonderful family to enjoy in our completed abode.

The nod from "This Old House" was quite the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 26,619
Posted By Pete1972
I don't recognize that valve but lots of...

I don't recognize that valve but lots of companies (like Kohler) make a valve extension kit that's pretty reasonable in price. If that's available for your valve go that route and leave the plumbing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,055
Posted By Pete1972
I've used Versabond on all of my floors over...

I've used Versabond on all of my floors over Ditra with no ill-effects. I'm also a DIY'er so there's ALWAYS lots of time that passes between setting the tile and grouting, giving the VB ample time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
Your DWV layout looks good, Tyler. The only...

Your DWV layout looks good, Tyler. The only thing I'd look into altering (if you have the room within the floor joists to do it) is running that shower drain to the left in that joist bay toward the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 55,881
Posted By Pete1972
Lookin' good, Tyler. :tup2: One comment on...

Lookin' good, Tyler. :tup2:

One comment on your sketchup rendering; I'd consider running that pony wall by the toilet all the way out to the end corner of the shower. It could save a few dollars...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,750
Posted By Pete1972
Looks awesome Tyler....well done!

Looks awesome Tyler....well done!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,319
Posted By Pete1972
That turned out great! Well done! Love the tile...

That turned out great! Well done! Love the tile choice too.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 197,490
Posted By Pete1972
Be proud of yourself, PC - that's quite a...

Be proud of yourself, PC - that's quite a transformation. Nicely done.

:clap1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 197,490
Posted By Pete1972
LOL.....geez.....let's go with definition #1 from...

LOL.....geez.....let's go with definition #1 from the ol' urban dictionary if we must then, ok? :stirpot:

Methinks I posted this too early:



My apologies, PC. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 197,490
Posted By Pete1972
You old farts just aren't hip to the internet...

You old farts just aren't hip to the internet vernacular the kids use these days (says the 42 year-old guy). :gerg:

MOAR! = an enthusiastic request for "more," in this case of the finished...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 197,490
Posted By Pete1972
Looks awesome! Congrats! MOAR PICTURES...

Looks awesome! Congrats!

MOAR PICTURES PLEASE!!!!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 56,546
Posted By Pete1972
Doesn't matter. Just make sure both ends fall on...

Doesn't matter. Just make sure both ends fall on a stud or cut and snap so that each end does. Start from the ceiling and work down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,684
Posted By Pete1972
I have that same thickness of transition in my...

I have that same thickness of transition in my upstairs bathroom and kitchen (kitchen might actually be a little higher). I can't recall a time where it's ever been an issue, even when there's been...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,684
Posted By Pete1972
You don't need CBU and Ditra; it's usually one or...

You don't need CBU and Ditra; it's usually one or the other. The CBU offers no structural/deflection benefit nor does it help the Ditra perform better.

If I were in your shoes I'd put some 1/2"...
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