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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By Flyingscot
Yeah, CX, I figured you would say that which is...

Yeah, CX, I figured you would say that which is why I deliberately kept my project specifics out of it. I really think my question is pertinent to the OP's. Clearly caulking it is trapping water and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By Flyingscot
My pan is different than the OP's but just for...

My pan is different than the OP's but just for the sake of clarification as long as the backerboard waterproofing is properly tied into the pan is it necessary to caulk the gap at the bottom or can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By Flyingscot
Just for my edumacation can you install the...

Just for my edumacation can you install the backer board over the flange to 1/4" above a solid surface pan with a bead of caulk or Kerdifix between the flange and bottom back edge of the board and...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-21-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Flyingscot
But what did they use under the tile.

But what did they use under the tile.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-19-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Flyingscot
It looks exactly like what happened when I...

It looks exactly like what happened when I stupidly used mastic for a tiled shower floor years ago. The discolored grout was mold.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-19-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Flyingscot
Maybe I'm crazy but that looks like pink mold to...

Maybe I'm crazy but that looks like pink mold to me. We have it in my region. I'm also seeing what looks like mildew in the caulk.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,265
Posted By Flyingscot
I FUBAR’d!!!!

By now I’m thinking gasoline and a match would be more productive. I really did it this time. I was drilling holes in the subfloor for the shower supply with a 1 3/8” spade bit (to accommodate PEX...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,265
Posted By Flyingscot
The area that is incorrect is not getting tiled....

The area that is incorrect is not getting tiled. It is under a solid shower pan and in a closet. No second layer. The area that is being tiled is oriented correctly and has an additional layer of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By Flyingscot
Agree with checking codes. In my neck of the...

Agree with checking codes. In my neck of the woods sheds must be on “skids” on a “properly prepared gravel bed”. What that meant was compacted #57 bordered by treated 6x6 lumber. Absolutely no...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,265
Posted By Flyingscot
New question. I'm getting some help with the big...

New question. I'm getting some help with the big stuff from a close relative. It's free labor but comes with family dynamics. He needed to remove my previously installed subfloor. I don't know why...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 899
Posted By Flyingscot
Probably has at least one layer of Calcimine...

Probably has at least one layer of Calcimine paint too which has the potential of interfering with adhesion if moisture from the thinset migrates through cracks or holes in the oil paint.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Flyingscot
Not flak but I made the same mistake you did with...

Not flak but I made the same mistake you did with mastic on my first shower. The mold issue is for real. It was really bad. I mean really, really bad. The mastic didn't ever dry. I tried filling the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,265
Posted By Flyingscot
I'm sorry, I don't. I'm not even tiling yet but...

I'm sorry, I don't. I'm not even tiling yet but apparently the answer to this question impacts everything down to the subfloor according to my contractor (my brother who was just supposed to help me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,265
Posted By Flyingscot
New question. I have an alcove shower so I have...

New question. I have an alcove shower so I have outside corners where shower tile will meet wall tile on the bottom half (subway tile wainscoting) but drywall on the top half. I’m bringing the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Flyingscot
Stainless steel ball chain would do it and it’s...

Stainless steel ball chain would do it and it’s readily available. I think it could be really aesthetically pleasing to not have a shower rod.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
Wayne, I think I love you! That is what I'm...

Wayne, I think I love you! That is what I'm looking for! I can't get a reputable plumber to even talk to me because my job "isn't worth their time". I can glue pipe together as well as anyone (and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
Thanks for the replies guys. I have scoured the...

Thanks for the replies guys. I have scoured the codes line by line (had to to understand them) so I was pretty sure that AAV's were going to fly but with my weird set up I can't figure out how to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
I promise you if I could get it to the main stack...

I promise you if I could get it to the main stack vent I would but it simply isn’t possible. Without pictures it is hard to explain but trust me on that. The bathroom is in an odd place. Remember,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
I wish I could get to the vent but I can’t...

I wish I could get to the vent but I can’t without too many bends. Fortunately AAVs are allowed in my state. What shocks me is my municipality allows them too. They are really difficult to work with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
Also considering routing all drains to the ABS...

Also considering routing all drains to the ABS drain and capping off the clay pipe. Would I be able to wet vent the toilet +/- shower via the lav then vent the lav to an AAV?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
Sorry, There's a lot of writing and I thought it...

Sorry, There's a lot of writing and I thought it would be better.

"Redoing a bathroom with an unusual drain situation for which I am not responsible. The toilet currently sits directly atop a 3”...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
Thanks Speed. I was hesitant to do so because I...

Thanks Speed. I was hesitant to do so because I didn't want to junk up a tile forum with a plumbing question but it's becoming a time issue. My research isn't turning anything up other than plumbers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By Flyingscot
Are any of you plumbers as well?

Need help with a difficult plumbing venting situation. I posted on another forum and haven't gotten any clear answers and local plumbers aren't interested in small jobs anymore. I'd pay them for a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Flyingscot
Thank you Clifton!!!! That sounds like the exact...

Thank you Clifton!!!! That sounds like the exact product I need. My plan is to plug the holes with drywall (original plaster was app 1.25" thick scratch coat to finish+wood lath) shy of flush with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Flyingscot
http://masterofplaster.com/products/restoration/ ...

http://masterofplaster.com/products/restoration/

There are 3 links on the page that provide more information. I'm trying to avoid having to build it from lath up as I'm just not that talented and...
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