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05-17-07, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Jayman1

Planting Arborvitaes w/irrigation lines underneath

Hello....... I'm planning on planting arborvitaes as a privacy screen on both sides of my property. The area has irrigation lines in the ground so I"m assuming I should not plant these so the roots...
11-07-06, 08:43 AM
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Views: 2,087
Posted By Jayman1

I find this site very helpful and I appreciate...

I find this site very helpful and I appreciate the advice. I need one more question answered: when laying the cement board in a bed of thinset, do I need to leave an expansion gap at the edges?
11-07-06, 07:28 AM
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Views: 2,087
Posted By Jayman1

Sorry, my bad, I'll keep it to one. Thanks for...

Sorry, my bad, I'll keep it to one. Thanks for the response.
11-07-06, 07:07 AM
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Views: 2,087
Posted By Jayman1

Vapor Barrier Under Floor?

I"m about to lay my 1/2 inch cement board underlayment for a tile floor. I need to know if I should put somthing down on the t&G wood subfloor before the thinset. Can I just put thinset directly on...
11-03-06, 07:04 AM
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Views: 2,267
Posted By Jayman1

Thanks for the response. My existing subfloor is...

Thanks for the response. My existing subfloor is exterior grade T & G, glued and fastened properly. Joist spacing is 16 oc so I think the subfloor is proper. I'm ready to lay the CBU and it sounds...
11-02-06, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Jayman1

New Tile Floor w/CBU underlayment

I need some clarification/advice for a new tile floor install. I"ve got a new sunroom and I want to do a tile floor. I"m planning on putting down 1/2 inch cement board (durock) as an underlayment. ...
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

Awesome. I'll go with it. All I need to know is...

Awesome. I'll go with it. All I need to know is that someone else did it this way and it worked. This is my first attempt at this kind of job so I just want to get it right the first time. I...
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

Great, thanks for the explanation. Sounds like I...

Great, thanks for the explanation. Sounds like I can get away with using the "regular" thinset I"ve bought since my application is cultured stone drystack with some larger pieces, but mostly mediium...
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

Thanks Frank, I'll start at the bottom, and...

Thanks Frank, I'll start at the bottom, and stagger the cuts so they dissapear. I"m curious to know what "Modified Thinset", is that simply a dryer mix which makes it modified, or does thinset come...
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

thanks for the clarification, it must be...

thanks for the clarification, it must be frustrating at times for guys that have a clue to deal with guys that don't have a clue!
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

ok, sounds like I don't need to worry about a...

ok, sounds like I don't need to worry about a vapor barrier for and interior application. Forgive my lack of knowledge, that's why i'm on this site. I get a little confused and just need some...
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

thanks again for the advice, just curious that...

thanks again for the advice, just curious that you mentioned no need for a vapor barrier since I'm using cement board (durock). Does the board have a vapor barrier in it? Also, I'll be doing a...
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

Well, I guess I was thinking that using...

Well, I guess I was thinking that using Adhevsive would just be easier and cleaner, sounds like I was wrong. I definitly don't want to hold each piece until it sets. So you think a thicker thinset...
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Views: 21,697
Posted By Jayman1

cultured stone installation

Has anyone used construction adhesive (PL200) to install cultured stone? I've been told it will work just fine. I've also read that some people prefer Thicker Thinset. I'm not sure if the adhesive...
04-05-06, 07:37 AM
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Views: 760
Posted By Jayman1

Floor Tiles on walls?

I was wondering if I could use floor tiles on walls. They are thicker and heavier. Any special considerations with thinset/glue? I have taken off the old laminate backsplash so the wall has some...
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