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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2005, 09:43 AM
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Posted By R&MWakefield
You guys are the pros - I feel better listening...

You guys are the pros - I feel better listening to you!

So - my final project will look something like this...

TILE
THINSET
MAPELATH (or Ditra)
3/8" Plywood
5/8" OSB
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2005, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Thanks for your opinions, Calgaryguy. Of the few...

Thanks for your opinions, Calgaryguy. Of the few shops I've gone to around here, only one has said that I can tile directly onto the plywood. This is all so confusing and frustrating. :bang:
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
A Continuation...

Okay... so things are going well. We've got all the carpet and linoleum torn up, removed all the staples, and are just about done putting down 3/8 spruce exterior grade plywood down in the front...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2005, 05:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Thanks for the advice! I feel much better about...

Thanks for the advice! I feel much better about taking the next step in our project! :)

What about using a lathe product as a backer instead of a cement or Ditra? There's this stuff at our local...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Rob's wife here.... There is an I-beam...

Rob's wife here....

There is an I-beam running along the dining room wall as well. Which is why the joists run parallel to the kitchen (they run the opposite way in the kitchen). The front hall is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
No - the joists run from the front door to the...

No - the joists run from the front door to the dining room. There is a steel I-beam support running in that same direction under the wall between the front hall and the kitchen.

Is the unsupported...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Okay - there is a supporting beam running the...

Okay - there is a supporting beam running the length of the kitchen wall, from the front of the house towards the back, parallel to the front hall. The distance between the foundation wall (under the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Okay - I'll do that tonight... And I checked...

Okay - I'll do that tonight...

And I checked for two layers of the OSB - there's not. One layer of 5/8" OSB on top of the joists.

Rob.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2005, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Cool - thanks, CGuy. I was considering doing that...

Cool - thanks, CGuy. I was considering doing that until I saw the stamp on the subfloor in the basement - never thought that it would be two layers. I'll check that today.

Rob.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2005, 06:55 PM
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Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Yikes... thanks for the tip on the cat pee smell....

Yikes... thanks for the tip on the cat pee smell. I assumed that after putting down backerboard and tiles, the smell would disappear. Thanks for the tip.

The program I used to do that drawing is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2005, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By R&MWakefield
Question Front Hall Project for First Timer

Hey there!

I found this site while doing some research into Edge Flooring... And boy am I glad I did. Dodged a bullet there...

But anyhow... I am a total newbie when it comes to doing anything...
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