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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By cx
Oh, c'mon, Teddy, reading and following the...

Oh, c'mon, Teddy, reading and following the instructions is for sissies!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,361
Posted By cx
Bullnose pieces from a contrasting tile? Bead of...

Bullnose pieces from a contrasting tile? Bead of caulk to match your grout? New wife? :shrug:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By cx
Sounds like a good choice, Brad. More options...

Sounds like a good choice, Brad. More options and saves a good bit of dinero.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,361
Posted By cx
Frank, back-beveling is a useful way to make tile...

Frank, back-beveling is a useful way to make tile outside corners when no bullnose trim is available, but not for what I think you have in mind. It looks like this when executed and yes, you have a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Today, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By cx
How 'bout you post a link to your article here,...

How 'bout you post a link to your article here, Fred, so more folks can have access?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By cx
Thanks for the report, Paul, and I'll add that if...

Thanks for the report, Paul, and I'll add that if you like it, you do it. But here at TYW we're still likely to continue to recommend what all the manufacturers of tile setting products recommend,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,063
Posted By cx
And I'll offer that since Lenny is applying caulk...

And I'll offer that since Lenny is applying caulk between ceramic tile and wood casing he'll likely experience more differential movement than he would between two tile surfaces, he really should...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By cx
Welcome back, James. :) There are those who...

Welcome back, James. :)

There are those who would recommend you not put any kind of sealer on a shower floor. I would be one of those.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mike. :) If this is your first time...

Welcome, Mike. :)

If this is your first time using SLC, I'm gonna recommend you stay away from the rapid setting product and use instead the LevelQuick ES product. Especially if you'll be working...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By cx
That's a shame. I see Custom still advertises...

That's a shame. I see Custom still advertises here and they've been told, as were all paid advertisers in past, that their advertising is much, much more effective if they have a representative...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,063
Posted By cx
And to my brain a 1/16th" joint is just too...

And to my brain a 1/16th" joint is just too narrow for a flexible sealant to be effective, Dan. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By cx
Welcome, Alan. :) 1. Not I. I've seen...

Welcome, Alan. :)

1. Not I. I've seen similar drains, but they were not the proper clamping drain for a shower receptor.

2. Yes, but I don't know that it's adjustable.

3. Yes.

From...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Sandra. :) Do tell if you...

Welcome back, Sandra. :)

Do tell if you tiled the bathroom floor with those inadequate joists and how it's holding up.

To evaluate those tiles (I'm not familiar with the Anatolia brand) the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jeff. :) I'm confused on your...

Welcome, Jeff. :)

I'm confused on your terminology a bit, both before and after your edits. Usually in a tub surround, I would call the wall running the length of the tub the back wall, with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Adam. :) Once you determine if...

Welcome back, Adam. :)

Once you determine if your joist structure is suitable for ceramic tile, I think you should reconsider your subflooring. While Schluter, and other manufacturers of tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,063
Posted By cx
Lenny, you can tile up to your door casing so...

Lenny, you can tile up to your door casing so long as you leave a gap of at least 1/8th" and fill that gap with a flexible sealant rather than grout.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jena. :) If I understand the...

Welcome, Jena. :)

If I understand the question, what you want to get is some of the USG Durock Shower System membrane. It's available in rolls about 5" wide and what you wanna do is bond it to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By cx
I've not used the MAPEI Ultraflor, Kate, but from...

I've not used the MAPEI Ultraflor, Kate, but from the manufacturer's description I think it a poor choice for that application. It's advertised as a "medium bed" mortar for use at thicknesses of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 952
Posted By cx
I'm gonna take issue with that, Teddy. Your...

I'm gonna take issue with that, Teddy. Your version of soupy may differ from my version, but Schluter says to mix the mortar to a "fairly fluid consistency, but still able to hold a notch." I don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By cx
Point taken, Dave, but I still submit that he...

Point taken, Dave, but I still submit that he knows he is responsible for any deficiencies in the work performed.

Teddy, I understand and share your position on the available quality of workers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,812
Posted By cx
I would personally not caulk that joint at all,...

I would personally not caulk that joint at all, Paul, nor would I apply the direct bonded waterproofing membrane to the bottom edge of the wallboard as shown in your drawing (a very nice drawing, by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 932
Posted By cx
Jane, I believe the APA would recommend a...

Jane, I believe the APA would recommend a fastener schedule of 6" spacing on supported edges and 12" in the field of the panels.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By cx
Teddy, the standards of responsibility in the...

Teddy, the standards of responsibility in the homebuilding industry do not vary with the competence and reliability of the contractors involved. A General Contractor has a fiduciary responsibility...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Aldo. :) If you'll add that...

Welcome back, Aldo. :)

If you'll add that geographic location to your User Profile it will remain permanently in view to aid in answering some types of questions. If you don't, that information...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By cx
Welcome, Kate. :)You should not be required to...

Welcome, Kate. :)You should not be required to point out those areas where manufacturer's recommendations were not followed by your GC's subcontractor, your GC should be showing you how his work...
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