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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
Onto the niche! I can get USG foam...

Onto the niche!

I can get USG foam backerboard cheaper and easier than I can get KerdiBoard....is it a suitable substitute?

The wall our niche will be on is deeper than a 2x4 so i figured Id...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
supper - Im referring to the kerdi *membrane* for...

supper - Im referring to the kerdi *membrane* for my project, not kerdi board.

Kerdi board was a thought for me, but the room is exactly 8' long, so it screams just using full sheets of drywall to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
Window pic attached. EDIT: just realized pic...

Window pic attached. EDIT: just realized pic stunk, will take a new one shortly.

It turns out what I thought was the original frame was just an extension jamb, but pretty sure it slid into the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
Thanks! Its only 1/8" deep in the worst...

Thanks!

Its only 1/8" deep in the worst spots and its not a large area. Im sure I could probably make it up when Kerdi-ing but I figured since I had the time, some small amount of modified...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
Almost 2 months later, Im finally installing...

Almost 2 months later, Im finally installing drywall!

A couple question:

1. There is a window in the tub surround area with a wooden frame around it (basically a jamb...its a replacement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By chrishmm69
I cant tell from the pictures if you are using...

I cant tell from the pictures if you are using the pennies to make the level *level* or if there are peaks and valleys under the level itself.

Your floor needs to be *flat* but not necessarily...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By chrishmm69
Maybe this one? ...

Maybe this one?

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Lenape-7-in-x-7-in-Ceramic-Corner-Shelf-in-White-170401/100002150

Your pics make it look like its about 7.5" on each leg and roughly 3" tall.

If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By chrishmm69
Do you have a picture of the good shelf?

Do you have a picture of the good shelf?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,424
Posted By chrishmm69
I think the idea is that thinset can/would make...

I think the idea is that thinset can/would make up the slight difference in thickness. Wonderboard Lite is avail. in 7/16" thickness, Durock NextGen is avail in 1/2, etc.

1/16" should be pretty...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,948
Posted By chrishmm69
My understanding has always been there are two...

My understanding has always been there are two possible ways:

1. The outer surface of the backerboard can be flush with the outer surface of the flange, stop it just above the top of the *flange*...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By chrishmm69
Im in a similar situation....the small kickout...

Im in a similar situation....the small kickout you are talking about already existed in our bathroom and I didnt realize until I went to demo exactly why it was there. Sure enough, the bathroom is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,194
Posted By chrishmm69
Any idea what thinset was used? Mapei says...

Any idea what thinset was used?

Mapei says Keraband+Keralastic is approved, as are a few other of their products. I was planning on using Keraband so I can use it w/admix under Ditra and as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
Thanks CX, cant believe I missed that its listed...

Thanks CX, cant believe I missed that its listed on Amazon.

It looks like I need to use unmodified for all of the products (other than Laticrete) anyway so they are probably all equal for my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
Thanks for the quick reply! I got...

Thanks for the quick reply!

I got Laticrete's answer and it turns out they have no recommended way to affix the membrane to the flange. I kinda HAVE to have the backerboard flush with the flange,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,254
Posted By chrishmm69
A little closer...the tub will (finally) be...

A little closer...the tub will (finally) be installed this weekend.

Getting ready to order the membranes to use. Original plan was HydroBan sheet membrane for the walls around the tub. Im using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,194
Posted By chrishmm69
Mapei has products approved for use on advantech...

Mapei has products approved for use on advantech (along with their own technical bulletin extending the warranty to them) but I'm not sure if that covers OSB in general.

I have advantech subfloor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,760
Posted By chrishmm69
I just did a test board over the weekend....1/2"...

I just did a test board over the weekend....1/2" drywall, 12x24" 3/8" thick wall tile, Mapei UltraLite Pro thinset applied with a 1/2x1/2x1/2 trowel.

Finished height was just about exactly 1", so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,194
Posted By chrishmm69
If your Lowes carries Mapei and not TEC (like my...

If your Lowes carries Mapei and not TEC (like my Lowes stores), Mapei has a list of thinsets approved for use on OSB and/or Advantec. Shoot them an email with your question, Ive found them extremely...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,047
Posted By chrishmm69
I hear you. When I re-modeled our finished...

I hear you. When I re-modeled our finished basement I was really leaning towards DensArmor, but it wasn't easily obtainable in my area for some reason. Im sure it would have increased cost of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,047
Posted By chrishmm69
A quick call or email to Schluter should clear it...

A quick call or email to Schluter should clear it up, but Im curious if thats what they meant by "coated glass mat water-resistant gypsum backerboard" (there is a post on this forum saying that is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,047
Posted By chrishmm69
AFAIK Kerdi can be installed over MANY...

AFAIK Kerdi can be installed over MANY substrates, not gypsum board exclusively. I, personally, would choose drywall as the substrate because its approved and a lot easier to work with (Im just a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,455
Posted By chrishmm69
Around here (southwest Connecticut but maybe new...

Around here (southwest Connecticut but maybe new England in general), and may be what you are seeing too, is that a small job might only take an hour or two but they are priced high (or even not at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,692
Posted By chrishmm69
Not meaning to hijack the thread, but Im...

Not meaning to hijack the thread, but Im curious...if SLC requires wire or plastic lathe be installed, how do you use SLC to level out an area thats only 1/8" out?

Doesnt the lathe require more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,154
Posted By chrishmm69
Yeah its kinda weird. The tub flange is probably...

Yeah its kinda weird. The tub flange is probably 1/4" thick, which means if CBU was used as backer, it would line up flush with the flange and you could Kerdi/KeriFix right over it.

A thicker...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By chrishmm69
Im not a pro, but if it were me I would probably...

Im not a pro, but if it were me I would probably clear the grout out from behind where you want the trim.

Then OVER-fill the grout line with an appropriate caulk-type substance, it should be an...
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