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11-24-07, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Tile Pro

Which direction is the buckling? The short or...

Which direction is the buckling? The short or long distance in the hall. Does this tile continue into another room? Check to see if the tile is installed up to the baseboards or that the baseboards...
10-04-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 33,503
Posted By Tile Pro

Striker77s I'll try and answer this in the most...

Striker77s
I'll try and answer this in the most diplomatic fashion I can gather from this tired, frazzled body. I say this after spending this week looking at other peoples chaos and total disasters...
08-21-07, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,947
Posted By Tile Pro

Tilebri, thanks for pointing that out. When they...

Tilebri, thanks for pointing that out. When they say decoupling or uncoupling I automatically think along those lines.
08-21-07, 04:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,947
Posted By Tile Pro

The contractor has it backwards-----The mud goes...

The contractor has it backwards-----The mud goes on first and then the uncoupling membrane!!!
08-16-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,542
Posted By Tile Pro

Why don't you call Schluter direct since it has...

Why don't you call Schluter direct since it has to be done to their specs. if you use their product. There 800 # is on the site.
08-15-07, 05:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,542
Posted By Tile Pro

5/8" plywood is the absolute minimum required by...

5/8" plywood is the absolute minimum required by Schluter Systems for their Ditra. The item that the installer is missing is that the plywood has to be a T&G plywood. The reason is that without the...
08-11-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By Tile Pro

I believe the hardest part of your search has...

I believe the hardest part of your search has been accomplished for you. the rest is going to be up to you.
Jim

Daniel Platt Ltd
Brownhills
Tunstall
Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4NY
UNITED...
07-29-07, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Tile Pro

Your friend is giving you very bad advice. Hardi...

Your friend is giving you very bad advice. Hardi board is for tile. The hardi plank is manufactured for something else and I don't know what it is. Hardi backer is also not to be used in exterior...
07-06-07, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By Tile Pro

Sounds like your trying to reinvent the wheel and...

Sounds like your trying to reinvent the wheel and have chosen some very bad materials to be used in a wet area. I'll bet if you added all the time you researched and then built this, the "better...
06-16-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,568
Posted By Tile Pro

What the other two said! I'll add that at times I...

What the other two said! I'll add that at times I use a heavy duty putty or scraper from the paint aisle. One side is tapered and with my hammer shear it off the slab. Sometimes it's a combination of...
06-15-07, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By Tile Pro

Hand tools are good! Should cost around $7 to $10.

Hand tools are good! Should cost around $7 to $10.
06-15-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By Tile Pro

The simplest way is to purchase a grout saw at a...

The simplest way is to purchase a grout saw at a big box store. They have a carbide grit on the blade. (no teeth) these can be added to the handle in multiple numbers to match the width of the grout...
06-14-07, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,266
Posted By Tile Pro

I'm not saying this to beat on you or anyone...

I'm not saying this to beat on you or anyone else. My answer is based on industry standards that have been in place for years. I can be wrong and have been in the past, but I still stand by what I...
06-14-07, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tile Pro

Red face Thanks Johnny, I missed that part of it. I think...

Thanks Johnny, I missed that part of it. I think that must have been around the time for another adult beverage. Again thanks and keep up the good work.
06-14-07, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,266
Posted By Tile Pro

"Raised floor 2x6 T&G supported by 4x6 beams on...

"Raised floor 2x6 T&G supported by 4x6 beams on 4' centers. I added 1/2" cement board bedded in thinset with latex ad. screwed on 8" centers with "rock" screws."

Your problem is in the Cement...
06-13-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tile Pro

OK, now for the good news, You don't have to...

OK, now for the good news, You don't have to punish him. It's optional on your part if you tell him or let him think he's really in trouble. Self leveling is a poorly understood product. Without...
06-13-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tile Pro

How bad are these humps and valleys?

How bad are these humps and valleys?
06-13-07, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tile Pro

Yep, sure do! It a sounds like you spread the...

Yep, sure do! It a sounds like you spread the thinset and then fastened the hardibacker without bedding it into the thinset. Also, from your description, it sounds like you screwed the board trapping...
05-29-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By Tile Pro

How about starting at the center distance from...

How about starting at the center distance from tub to door? This wil give equal size cuts at both ends. If the cuts are smaller than 1/2 your tile, then offset the center line 1/2 of the tile. This...
04-04-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,915
Posted By Tile Pro

Water soluble sounds fine. I was referring to a...

Water soluble sounds fine. I was referring to a solvent based remover.
04-03-07, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,915
Posted By Tile Pro

A floor scraper is the common tool used, or a...

A floor scraper is the common tool used, or a grinder as a last resort. If a solvent is used to remove the mastic or old glue, it would seep into the cement making it extremely hard to bond the new...
03-26-07, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,915
Posted By Tile Pro

Uncoupling membrane is at www.schluter.com ...

Uncoupling membrane is at www.schluter.com Product is called Ditra and Kerdi bands.
A uncoupling membrane will absorb the rain and water that goes into the grout and freezes. Water when solid is...
03-25-07, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,915
Posted By Tile Pro

Reex, First, does the rain and snow get to the...

Reex,
First, does the rain and snow get to the floor? If so how does id get off the floor? The slab needs to be in good shape. If water, snow or any of the elements can get on the floor, then it...
03-18-07, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,261
Posted By Tile Pro

If it was already presloped, then it should have...

If it was already presloped, then it should have been flush with the drain flange so the water can flow.
Jim
03-18-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,261
Posted By Tile Pro

yup, presumed height.

yup, presumed height.
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