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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Has anyone ever installed a stud guard type thing...

Has anyone ever installed a stud guard type thing in their curbs? Like a thick strip of stainless steel on top of the pan liner before wrapping it with lath and mud.

That's probably a bad idea...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
My plan is to call the shower door installer back...

My plan is to call the shower door installer back and ask him to kindly remove the door and later re-install it for a fair price. Then, I'll pull off a few tiles and see what I can see, and I'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Davy, What would you use instead? Just...

Davy,

What would you use instead? Just silicone?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
OK, got some answers to ya'lls questions. If...

OK, got some answers to ya'lls questions.

If I put a straight edge along the sides of the curb, no, I don't see any dips or bulges – nothing significant enough to be noticeable, at least.

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Hi James, I'll have to check on the hollow...

Hi James,

I'll have to check on the hollow sounds and straight edge check later, but to respond to your other questions:

1. Lath and mud. There's no screws anywhere near the pan liner, except...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Hi CX, Thanks for your reply – I was hoping...

Hi CX,

Thanks for your reply – I was hoping you'd see my update.

Regarding an MVER, I did not do a test in the bathroom specifically, but I did test on the room opposite the back wall, and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Unhappy It is with much sadness that I've returned to...

It is with much sadness that I've returned to this thread to ask for further advice. A year and a few months after completing this shower (and using it daily), my curb has failed.

A long crack...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
After many months, I've finally finished this...

After many months, I've finally finished this project! I wanted to thank everyone who helped me on this forum, especially CX! I thought I'd share some pics of the finished project and add some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
I've got a design question for anyone following...

I've got a design question for anyone following along that has an opinion. When I built my shower curb (3 2x4"s, lath, plus fat mud) I built it about 5 1/2" wide at its widest. Unfortunately, the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
CX, boy time flies, but I'll have time to work on...

CX, boy time flies, but I'll have time to work on the window stool this weekend. I've got a follow up question about what you said about fat-mud over poly and lath.

Where would I put the poly?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Nice, that's great, thank you! I learn something...

Nice, that's great, thank you! I learn something every day :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Not planning on tiling the wall, just paint. Tile...

Not planning on tiling the wall, just paint. Tile stool? I'm not familiar with that, but I'm just planning on tiling the inside window sill. All the other windows in the house have tiled window sills...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
It's in the bathroom but not in the shower. It's...

It's in the bathroom but not in the shower. It's about two feet away from the shower along the same wall.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Here are some pictures of the sill and the new...

Here are some pictures of the sill and the new tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Hey guys, The window in this bathroom had...

Hey guys,

The window in this bathroom had 4x6" radius bullnose ceramic tile installed on the sill, which I busted out when I removed the surrounding drywall. It was attached to the concrete frame...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
In an earlier reply, CX, you said not to paint...

In an earlier reply, CX, you said not to paint the bottom edge of the CBU with waterproofing (the part that faces the pan liner) because if water got into the CBU, it would need a way to drain into...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
CX, about covering the deck mud, that's good to...

CX, about covering the deck mud, that's good to know. If I do this again, I'll be sure to do that. Thankfully, not covering it doesn't appear to have had an adverse affect. The surface is strong and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Thanks for your quick reply, CX. I actually...

Thanks for your quick reply, CX. I actually completed it on Monday. I did not cover it, unfortunately, but because of the weather we've had here lately, the room has been cool and dark, so hopefully...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
How long after creating my top layer of deck mud...

How long after creating my top layer of deck mud must I wait before tiling it?

I'm pretty sure that I read an earlier discussion on the forum that said you could tile the next day but I can't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Alright, something more appropriate than thinset...

Alright, something more appropriate than thinset it is. Thanks for the quick reply!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
CX, thanks a lot. That's reassuring. I hope you...

CX, thanks a lot. That's reassuring. I hope you don't mind all the questions, I've got a few more :)

This bathroom floor was previously leveled with leveling compound. Unfortunately, there are a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
I mentioned on an earlier post a plumbing problem...

I mentioned on an earlier post a plumbing problem that caused me to have to remove the CBU I'd installed. That problem was that I had a (very reputable) plumbing company out to do some work, and they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
CX, I don't suppose I need to worry about any...

CX, I don't suppose I need to worry about any jagged edges of the wood I've chiseled away penetrating the PVC pan liner, eh? This liner has to be more durable than that. :scratch:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
CX, I pulled the Permabase and chiseled out a...

CX, I pulled the Permabase and chiseled out a good chunk of wood in that corner. I pushed the supply pipe as far back into the wall as I could and secured it with a strap. I need to clean up the wood...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,175
Posted By zinctoo
Afternoon everybody. Getting back to this project...

Afternoon everybody. Getting back to this project today.

Prior to installing my pan liner, I notched out the studs surrounding it at least 1/4". In the very corner shown in this photograph, I...
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