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    Hi Jim, Have your thoughts on shower coatings...

    Hi Jim,

    Have your thoughts on shower coatings changed? Seems like you are saying that the chemically bonded appear to be the best. Do you still think a coating of some kind is generally needed? ...
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    Jim, How good are these waxless seals? At...

    Jim,

    How good are these waxless seals? At Lowe's near me they have one made by Fernco.
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    Terry, How do you then stop the wax from...

    Terry,

    How do you then stop the wax from getting into the drain?
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    Thanks Terry, Doesn't the horn help prevent...

    Thanks Terry,

    Doesn't the horn help prevent the wax from oozing into the drain pipe or am I a bit confused? Given the amount of compression on the wax I'd think I would want some protection from...
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    Minimum wax ring thickness

    Got a question concerning the installation of the AS Studio toilet. The toilet flange is mounted on top of the finished floor and the flange is 7/16" thick or 7/16 above the floor. When I measured...
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    Do I have the proper thinsets?

    Floor tile: 12” x 24” porcelain tile
    Patch floor spaces between plywood, caulk around perimeter of wall, dam around drain holes in floor and at door to bathroom.
    Install floor heating.
    Apply...
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    What about the R11000 diverter valve? Does the...

    What about the R11000 diverter valve? Does the bonnet sit flush with the finished wall as well?
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    Delta R10000 and R11000 question

    I'm installing both the R10000 and R11000 rough-ins in my shower. Just trying to figure out the correct stringer depths. The R10000 manual refers you to the R11000 manual when installing both.
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    Just talked to Delta this morning, they do...

    Just talked to Delta this morning, they do provide a non-shared cartridge for the 3 position valve so that I can direct water to port 1 and then port2 without having Port 1 and 2 going at the same...
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    Diverter valve question

    Hi,

    My local plumbing store has provided me the following diverter valve: Delta R11000 and T11886, 3 port diverter valve.

    I will have a hand shower head and rain showerhead. So this valve...
  11. Hi John, Not so keen on using drywall or...

    Hi John,

    Not so keen on using drywall or Denshield (which has a layer of drywall) in the shower even with topical coverage...just in case. Cement board seems the obvious and proven alternative...
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    Ok, so sounds like cleaning is not a problem...

    Ok, so sounds like cleaning is not a problem really with any of them and they all need it. I will think about adding a nice trim on the tile at entrance to drain to protect grout below tile; at...
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    John, Seems like all the drains have some type...

    John,

    Seems like all the drains have some type of drawback or negative comments from people online.

    Proline - floor cutting and potential to weaken floor / deflection problems may occur
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    JOhn, When I went to the Blog site I could not...

    JOhn,
    When I went to the Blog site I could not get to the Canadian Viewer sign-up....it kept sending me to the non-cdn viewer sign-up.
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    Thx John, I'll sign up for your private...

    Thx John,

    I'll sign up for your private ideabook and pictures. I'd buy ACO but can't seem to get any info from them on exactly what the mimimum height above the subfloor needs to be given say an...
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    John, I am quite a bit further ahead than that;...

    John, I am quite a bit further ahead than that; just haven't selected tiles yet. I think I've found a way to do this anyways.

    Replace 5/8" OSB with 3/4" plywood throught the bathroom. On top...
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    Own private testing...I'm not doing this as a...

    Own private testing...I'm not doing this as a business so for you that option is obvious for your reputation but I can't spend a year testing various setups and buying various drains for one install...
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    John, I've taken your advice and contacted...

    John,

    I've taken your advice and contacted both the drain and mortar places and getting them to commit to anything, any product, any thickness required / approved, etc. is like pulling teeth. How...
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    Not sure who this Josef is but you must have me...

    Not sure who this Josef is but you must have me mistaken with someone else. The guy I talked to carries the Proline at a retail outlet in Ottawa.

    Yes I understand the deflection and would of...
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    Jim, Talked to a guy who sells the Proline drain...

    Jim, Talked to a guy who sells the Proline drain and he told me that a full Lacticrete lifetime warranty was in order for the entire shower if all their products were used with the Proline drain and...
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    John, Just looking at some of your photos. In...

    John,

    Just looking at some of your photos. In my case I have will have a linear drain at the entrance of the shower which is one end of the rectangle. The floor will slope up from there to the...
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    I would think that the CPE membrane would be a...

    I would think that the CPE membrane would be a better waterproofing than the bonded membrane since I have the choice. I guess the difference might be that the CPE membrane needs more protection...
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    Nice job and beautiful tile.

    Nice job and beautiful tile.
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    I will make some calls and did into this a bit...

    I will make some calls and did into this a bit more. Addressing your comment:

    ....where is this 1.5" build up you speak of?
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    Hi John, Just looked at QuickDrain Proline...

    Hi John,

    Just looked at QuickDrain Proline Drain. Looks to me that the drain body sits on the floor and then you just tile up from there. To me that would mean the top of the drain is about 1/2"...
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