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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 04:54 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
Would this be the correct way to do this. Cut the...

Would this be the correct way to do this. Cut the liner straight up from the top of the curb and fold the remainder over and glue it to the corner...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2020, 02:03 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
The boards are glued and screwed every 16”. I...

The boards are glued and screwed every 16”. I could definitely add more screws if it would help. I’ll also screw the curb into the existing framing as suggested.
On the other 2 corners the wall is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2020, 08:52 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
Thanks again CX. That the answer I was hoping to...

Thanks again CX. That the answer I was hoping to hear!


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2020, 07:01 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
Alright, I’m back. Finished the second go round...

Alright, I’m back. Finished the second go round of my preslope and it came out much better. Getting ready to lay my liner down and something else crossed my mind. In the attached picture you can see...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 07:54 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
Yes. It came with a threaded adapter and the...

Yes. It came with a threaded adapter and the drain just slides down on it.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 07:16 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
That’s also what I was thinking. We added just...

That’s also what I was thinking. We added just enough water to get it to hold together but it seemed so dry to work with. Gonna try adding just a bit more water and mix like you said before we add...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 07:02 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
Yeah I put thinset down and then put the dry pack...

Yeah I put thinset down and then put the dry pack down on top of it. Packed it down real good and layed it out with a wood float and then went over it with a steel trowel. It looked like there were...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By madkaw284
Well, today was a rough one. I was running my...

Well, today was a rough one. I was running my hand across the dry pack trying to think of ways to fix some of the imperfections in the pre-slope, and every now and then I would run across a hollow...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 09:05 PM
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Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
Filling hole’s in concrete foundation

So it looks like after doing some looking around in the liberry, that just the quickrete mortar mix is good for the curb, is that correct? But I’m still unsure what to use for patching the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 05:26 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
I apologize for so many posts, but is there...

I apologize for so many posts, but is there anything in particular I should use to fill in some of the voids or just mix up some more mud?


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 05:24 PM
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Posted By madkaw284
It’s 48” from the center of drain to the furthest...

It’s 48” from the center of drain to the furthest corner, and my drain flange was 3/4” off the floor which you can see in post 10. So to keep it level I chalked a line around the perimeter at 1-3/4”...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 04:46 PM
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Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
Here’s a picture for reference of what I have so...

Here’s a picture for reference of what I have so far. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200205/c8d29195be352539559ae0e6b155d90a.jpg
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 04:44 PM
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Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
Filling hole’s in concrete foundation

I give you full timers a lot of credit. This is some tough work!
I just did my pre-pitch and am now ready to lay down my water proof membrane and do my curb. I did the typical 3 stacked 2x4’s at 70”...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 01:38 PM
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Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
So you think I could get away with not taping the...

So you think I could get away with not taping the joints or should I sand the existing area and tape over it.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 10:50 AM
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Posted By madkaw284
This may be the wrong forum, but I figure it’s...

This may be the wrong forum, but I figure it’s worth a shot. In my current shower project I had to move one of the walls for the bigger shower floor. When I removed the old wall there is now a hole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By madkaw284
Thanks. That’s what I was hoping to hear. That...

Thanks. That’s what I was hoping to hear. That chalk line is actually where I was planning on setting the edge my curb which is currently at 1/2” so I can reduce that to 1/4” and do what you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2020, 02:51 PM
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Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200121/18527195...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200121/1852719522ee2d8a32708c21308e953b.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200121/480b16ab315f326279d4b791328d2805.jpg

Here’s some pictures for a little...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
Next step is to build my curb. Unwanted to here...

Next step is to build my curb. Unwanted to here from you guys about how far I should have my curb from my existing tile. I had to cut the existing tile to the shape of our new shower layout and I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
I apologize, that does make more sense to keep it...

I apologize, that does make more sense to keep it all in one thread.

Right now I have the ability to make changes. Everything is demo’ed and I have a clean slate, I really just want to do it the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
Wood 2x4 shower curb on concrete slab?

I’m getting mixed reviews. I have a concrete foundation and want to build a curb for our new shower and am thinking about using the “curb perfect” system, but I keep hearing mixed reviews on putting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
Thanks everyone! As I said before, Ill be pretty...

Thanks everyone! As I said before, Ill be pretty frequent here until this project is complete. I’ll do the best I can to look for already posted topics that may answer my questions. Again, Thanks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
So I drilled holes in the existing concrete and...

So I drilled holes in the existing concrete and put some 3/8 rebar in there as best as I could and safety wired them together, glued on the flange to 3/4” above slab, coated the existing concrete...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
I have another question regarding the backfill....

I have another question regarding the backfill. How high should the bottom of the three piece flange be off the foundation? I guess what I’m eluding to is how thick should the pre pitch be by the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
Thanks guys. Yeah, I plan on putting a 3 part...

Thanks guys. Yeah, I plan on putting a 3 part drain flange in there and then I’ll do the filling. I’ll be posting a lot more as I’m doing this project. I have many more questions coming!


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,209
Posted By madkaw284
So I should use something to make sure the new...

So I should use something to make sure the new concrete bonds to the existing?


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