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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By cx
When I do such shelves I make no effort at all to...

When I do such shelves I make no effort at all to "anchor" them to the wall, I simply cut proper slots in the wall tile and install the shelves in those slots while setting the walls. Even if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By cx
I was just pulling your chain, Corey. In a...

I was just pulling your chain, Corey. In a couple of my business endeavors the subject of Douglas Fir not being a fir comes up. It's genus translates to False Hemlock, which is what I usually tell...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 10:39 PM
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Views: 51
Posted By cx
Welcome, Horace. :) I agree with the others....

Welcome, Horace. :)

I agree with the others. In the home building and remodeling business we refer to such things as providing "character" or call them "features." It's all in the presentation.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,513
Posted By cx
The consideration for lippage with the 50 percent...

The consideration for lippage with the 50 percent offset is the flatness of your tiles, not the ones on display or the ones you've seen in someone else's shower.

1. None, if properly installed.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By cx
Can be one or the other, but not both. And if...

Can be one or the other, but not both. And if they are in fact 2x10 rather than 2x8, that is certainly helpful.

If you plan to use a self-leveling (don't be misled by that name) compound, you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By cx
Welcome, Corey. :) Please, please in future...

Welcome, Corey. :)

Please, please in future posts give us some paragraph breaks. When you run everything together in long descriptions like that it makes it very difficult to read and important...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By cx
Welcome, Kevin. :) If you'll visit the...

Welcome, Kevin. :)

If you'll visit the Custom Building Products website for RedGard ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By cx
I think you're mixing instruction categories...

I think you're mixing instruction categories here, Tim. The movement accommodation joints for ceramic tile installations are for the ceramic tile installation, not for the tiling substrate or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By cx
You're in the wrong forum for your purpose, Dean....

You're in the wrong forum for your purpose, Dean. I've copied your initial post to the Professionals' Hangout and altered the title to better reflect your purpose. You can find the new thread here....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By cx
True enough, Dave, but if the Handbook is to...

True enough, Dave, but if the Handbook is to represent an industry consensus on installation methods, I think every effort should be made to ensure it is not in conflict with the actual industry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 438
Posted By cx
Your link provides a hundred or more options, so...

Your link provides a hundred or more options, so I'd say yes, "something like this." :D
Show us a photo or give us a description of what your transition will involve, VB.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:52 AM
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Posted By cx
Howdy, Jon. I guess this means the rumors of...

Howdy, Jon. I guess this means the rumors of your death were exaggerated? :)
Forum: Computer Training 01-25-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,121
Posted By cx
It's been waaaay too long since I've spoken to Z,...

It's been waaaay too long since I've spoken to Z, Dan. I'm assuming he's still up there somewhere near the seat of all government evil, but I really couldn't testify one way or the other. I do miss...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By cx
I would treat that section of KerdiBoard as...

I would treat that section of KerdiBoard as though it were drywall and never look back. I cannot say I've ever used drywall compound over KerdiBoard, but it works just fine over Kerdi.

There is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,046
Posted By cx
Well, Jeff, we know there are those among us who...

Well, Jeff, we know there are those among us who have grouted those joints for years, so you're not completely alone wandering in that wilderness. :)

Please do let us know in a few years how it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-25-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By cx
Didn't work, Tim. :D Well, at least the part...

Didn't work, Tim. :D

Well, at least the part about seismic retrofit of the concrete panels. 'Fraid I couldn't follow that analogy very well at all. But I'm gettin' old, eh?

On your B412...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 438
Posted By cx
Not in my houses. Hard surface flooring is...

Not in my houses. Hard surface flooring is always installed before cabinets unless an extraordinary scheduling problem occurs.

That still wouldn't necessarily mean there would be finished...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 409
Posted By cx
I've encouraged Ms. Colbert to become a member...

I've encouraged Ms. Colbert to become a member and perhaps participate in this, and perhaps other discussions. I hope that will happen.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 438
Posted By cx
#2 would be the better of those choices, VB, but...

#2 would be the better of those choices, VB, but #1 will certainly work.

The reason for the plywood is to isolate your tile installation from the instability of the sawn board subfloor. No...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By cx
If you stop the wallboard above the top of the...

If you stop the wallboard above the top of the tiling flange as Jim suggests as an alternative, there is a good way to treat that area that involves a strip of a sheet-type direct bonded...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 586
Posted By cx
I'd still likely tape the joints out of habit,...

I'd still likely tape the joints out of habit, Kerry, but I suppose you might get by not taping them on that small patch. Dealer's choice.
Forum: Computer Training 01-25-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,121
Posted By cx
Sounds like I need to bring my new toy up to...

Sounds like I need to bring my new toy up to Virginia when I get it and let you and Dan fight over what should and should not be installed on it. :D

Been meaning to get up that way for a long...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 586
Posted By cx
Just patch the drywall and finish it as you...

Just patch the drywall and finish it as you normally would, Kerry, and try to replicate the texture as best you can.

In my part of the world that's called a Monterrey or Knock Down finish. Some...
Forum: Computer Training 01-25-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,121
Posted By cx
Much appreciated, Dan. I used Norton many years...

Much appreciated, Dan. I used Norton many years ago and banned it from further consideration back then due to some serious problems attributed to having it on my confuser (diagnosis by paid geeks)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 409
Posted By cx
I pointed this thread out to the folks there at...

I pointed this thread out to the folks there at ColorRite, Kurt. Perhaps we'll get a response.
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