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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, John, The better products referred...

Welcome, John,

The better products referred to are SLC's. SLC get installed over all the other layers of the floor. The reason for that is because it is very brittle and will almost certainly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 509
Posted By ss3964spd
Oh they'll definitely get crushed, Shawn, but...

Oh they'll definitely get crushed, Shawn, but maybe their crushed thickness is all you need? If you need more thickness you can use drywall shims, which are made from pressed paper that doesn't crush...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By ss3964spd
Hi John, we've merged your threads. Yes, the...

Hi John, we've merged your threads.

Yes, the cut edges will likely show, if the tile you are using has rounded edges (opposed to straight edges), AKA "pillowed". How much that might bother you and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,108
Posted By ss3964spd
Where is the corner? Photo? Is there any framing...

Where is the corner? Photo? Is there any framing behind the broken corner?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 962
Posted By ss3964spd
In the second photo, Jon, you can see the...

In the second photo, Jon, you can see the rectangular outline of the niche on the closet wall. It kind of appears that the may have cut out that rectangular section of drywall, installed the 2X4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By ss3964spd
Yeah, some photos would be helpful, Dan. If...

Yeah, some photos would be helpful, Dan.

If the glass tile has a coating on the back such that you can see no light through the tile then I would think concerns about being able to see thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 709
Posted By ss3964spd
I think white will probably disguise the varying...

I think white will probably disguise the varying gap a little better.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, Skyler, Hate to be the bad news...

Welcome, Skyler,

Hate to be the bad news messenger but, no, I'm pretty sure you're not gong to be able to hang that hinged door on to that 3/4" board. The board just isn't attached solidly enough...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,575
Posted By ss3964spd
I agree with those 3 options, Ethan. If it were...

I agree with those 3 options, Ethan. If it were mine I'd remove and replace.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 962
Posted By ss3964spd
They don't recommend a "small" tile because...

They don't recommend a "small" tile because they're difficult to cut? As a novice I can see how penny's would pose a challenge for cutting and installing, but those should be well within a pro's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,108
Posted By ss3964spd
The regular DW screws will be fine Jax.

The regular DW screws will be fine Jax.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By ss3964spd
Yes, probably excess thinset in those spots, but...

Yes, probably excess thinset in those spots, but too late now. Hopefully the lumps aren't too tall.

Keep in mind that you'll still need an expansion gap between the tile and the brick wall(s)....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 483
Posted By ss3964spd
Yup, but it depends only on the person installing...

Yup, but it depends only on the person installing it. All have pros and cons but as long as they're installed correctly all will work as intended.

Unless you need to add height, for a floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,657
Posted By ss3964spd
Looks good, Steve, the black is cool. Mine...

Looks good, Steve, the black is cool.

Mine is mounted using just the plastic anchors into the tile, and appears to be very solid. I have WP foam board behind the tile so toggles wouldn't have done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,913
Posted By ss3964spd
Because the manufacturer does not state that...

Because the manufacturer does not state that installing Hardie directly over planks is an acceptable method, it suggests it wouldn't. That your previous tile installation survived with just such an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 709
Posted By ss3964spd
Some sanded grouts use sand that is sharper than...

Some sanded grouts use sand that is sharper than others. Some of the pros here can tell you which grouts are less likely to scratch a tile but, because there are so many different tiles, the only...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By ss3964spd
The Schluter channel has the flange at the rear,...

The Schluter channel has the flange at the rear, while the other has the flange at the front.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,657
Posted By ss3964spd
Steve, unless those screws end up being driven...

Steve, unless those screws end up being driven into a stud or other solid blocking behind the foam board the only things that are going to be holding them in are the plastic anchors in the tile.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By ss3964spd
The sistered joists should be fine, Chris, the...

The sistered joists should be fine, Chris, the sawn board subfloor - not so much. The expansion and contraction rates of sawn lumber are far more than plywood, just too unstable. My guess is that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,913
Posted By ss3964spd
I think I'm still missing something. I understand...

I think I'm still missing something. I understand you have the planks, but thought I also understood that you've covered those planks with 1/2" plywood. Maybe I missed it from a previous post.

If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,611
Posted By ss3964spd
You can tile out onto the drywall as far as you...

You can tile out onto the drywall as far as you like, Pancho, using your thinset mortar as the adhesive. Same with installing the Schluter profile. If the DW has been painted you might consider...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,327
Posted By ss3964spd
It does go bad, Adam, and tiling with it goes...

It does go bad, Adam, and tiling with it goes really, really bad.

I appreciate the desire not to spend money on something you don't need but, I sure wouldn't want to risk an install to save 20 or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By ss3964spd
You'll have extra fun with the wall tile. ;)

You'll have extra fun with the wall tile. ;)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By ss3964spd
You might have already proceeded, Anthony, but I...

You might have already proceeded, Anthony, but I would do a section, then go clean maybe 3/4 of it, then do another section then go back and clean the 1/4 and 3/4 of the 2nd. Basically you don't want...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,327
Posted By ss3964spd
Looks good, Phil, clean and tidy. Also like the...

Looks good, Phil, clean and tidy. Also like the free standing vanity.

Most people put the pins in the hinges. :D
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