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Old 04-17-2019, 08:18 PM   #21
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Yeah there seems to be a lot wrong with this floor but the cement boards just hold the tile down. Oddly enough I read something a few years ago saying the 2nd layer of plywood should not have the seams end on a joist, they should be centered between the joist. The flexing will be minimized, but I have never done it that way
2/3rds the bay space, not centered.

Look at where the seam steel bridge girders.

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2/3rds the bay space, not centered.

Look at where the seam steel bridge girders.

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thats correct, centered has same movement as on joist
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Has it become common for tile setters to make subway tile look lumpy like texture?
Just left another job from another GC and his tile setter did the lumpy asst job ever. I had the same problem myself last month and my plumber who also does bathrooms told me his tile setters doing a lousy job too.

Almost seems intentional.
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Has it become common for tile setters to make subway tile look lumpy like texture?
Just left another job from another GC and his tile setter did the lumpy asst job ever. I had the same problem myself last month and my plumber who also does bathrooms told me his tile setters doing a lousy job too.

Almost seems intentional.
Intentional to put a cheap, unskilled guy on the install and then he just makes it up as he goes along.
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Intentional to put a cheap, unskilled guy on the install and then he just makes it up as he goes along.
Who said anything about cheap or unskilled?

What I'm saying and hearing are the tile subs in the area in a mad rush and nobody cares about the quality of the work anymore. And this is coming from guys that I've been doing this a long time.
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Who said anything about cheap or unskilled?

What I'm saying and hearing are the tile subs in the area in a mad rush and nobody cares about the quality of the work anymore. And this is coming from guys that I've been doing this a long time.
Tile subs are often "training" some new hire on jobs, but with negligible training, if anything. It goes for the grouting, too.
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Has it become common for tile setters to make subway tile look lumpy like texture?
Just left another job from another GC and his tile setter did the lumpy asst job ever. I had the same problem myself last month and my plumber who also does bathrooms told me his tile setters doing a lousy job too.

Almost seems intentional.
Has a name——3D tile, charge extra for it.....

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Has a name——3D tile, charge extra for it.....

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Im not kidding the lippage is terrible. These are not taking the time to feel.......and it shows up once grouted.

Im struggling to find a new setter and I dont want to do more than backsplashes
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Wonder what happened with this one...
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I agree with onmywayup's advice. I would tear everything out. Repair subfloor and framing as needed. Start right with the proper foundation.
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I know I got in the conversation a little late. But I would really like to know what happened with this floor.

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