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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Army1
Richard and Jim, thanks for your reply. I do...

Richard and Jim, thanks for your reply. I do plan to use the Kerdi membrane all the way up the shower walls. One question i have is with the mortar bed. I plan on using Quikrete Sand Topping Mix but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By Army1
CX, thanks for your response. What I'm trying to...

CX, thanks for your response. What I'm trying to build is a curb-less shower. Already have the CBU's installed. Next i plan to add the mud floor with the proper slope using the Kerdi drain. Once...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By Army1
Paul, you have saved my butt.!!! Thank You so...

Paul, you have saved my butt.!!! Thank You so much. You're absolutely right, i was planning on bringing the PVC liner to the surface and running it about 12 " into the bathroom floor so i can tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-26-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By Army1
Paul, thanks for your response. My plan is to...

Paul, thanks for your response. My plan is to build ( not buy) a 3 inch pre-slope with mortar mix, then add a 40 mils thick liner (waterproof membrane) enough to go up the walls all the way around...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-26-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By Army1
Shower Floor too deep

I'm rebuilding a shower on an older home that has a recessed shower floor. This shower floor is 3ft x 5ft x 5.5 inches deep with a 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 inch thick cement pan. I'm following Bridge's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Toilet Closet Flange problem

Sorry about the picture but the flange is on a concrete slab. It makes a lot of sense to tile around the flange. Should i then secure the flange to the slab with concrete screws and use good wax...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Toilet Closet Flange problem

In doing a bathroom remodeling, I had to relocate the toilet and as you can see from the picture the flange is offset. I'm now at the point of adding the tile floor and i have to resolve this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Stress crack in Durock

Thanks a million. I'll add tape in that area and move on. I think i'll sleep better tonight. This site is excellent.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Stress crack in Durock

During tile installation i notice a horizontal stress crack on the shower vertical wall ( see photo ). This is one area that i was not able to install vertical or horizontal supports do to shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Move a toilet...need opinion - Part #2

Well i finally broke the concrete slab in the bathroom and now i have access to the drain pipe. What i'm trying to do is move the toilet drain, about 4-6 inches, and stay within the same plane of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Thanks everyone for all the help. I'll start the...

Thanks everyone for all the help. I'll start the project tomorrow. I plan on using a skill saw with a 7" cement cutting wheel and a spray water bottle to minimize the dust. Once I make all the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Thanks for the reply. It's on a concrete slab...

Thanks for the reply. It's on a concrete slab and it would move at most 4-6 inches along the same horizontal plane maintaining the same distance from the finished drywall. The drain is PVC. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
Move a toilet...need opinion

First i want to say Thank You for all the help. This site is AWESOME.

My wife and i are remodeling our bathroom and we have a disagreement about relocating the toilet. As you can see from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,432
Posted By Army1
I had the same problem but reading the Spec Data...

I had the same problem but reading the Spec Data Sheet for Quikrete Sand Topping Mix for patches less than 1" thick requires replacing part of the mixing water with Quikrete Concrete Acrylic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
That is what i was thinking. The edge height of...

That is what i was thinking. The edge height of the sloping mortar bed does not have to be even all the way around my frame box as long as i maintain a minimum of 1/4"/ft slope towards the base of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,975
Posted By Army1
pre-slope mortar bed problems

During the bathtub removal phase, I was unable to relocate drain from near the end wall (9 ") to a more central spot. As a result, the new drain base is not flushed with the concrete floor and it's...
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