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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
It worked

I wanted to circle back with results. I did use the vibrating blade on my Ryobi one+ to take out the grout after I had put duct tape up on both the adjacent wall and floor tiles in case I slipped. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Thanks for the advice Davy. I think I will put...

Thanks for the advice Davy. I think I will put down some duct tape for protection against a slip.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Thanks for all the input. It sounds like it...

Thanks for all the input. It sounds like it can't hurt to take out the grout around the perimeter of the floor tiles and replace with caulk. I ordered a couple 1/16 inch Dremel grout removal blades...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Kevin, I don't know the brand of backerboard, but...

Kevin, I don't know the brand of backerboard, but I'm guessing it's fairly generic as the drywall people put it up.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Ryan, I know there is cement backerboard on the...

Ryan, I know there is cement backerboard on the walls and a mud slope with rubber barrier, but we were not here when they tiled the walls so could not see how the backerboard was waterproofed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Davy, the whole shower and bathroom is new as...

Davy, the whole shower and bathroom is new as part of a house remodel. It had around six month's of use when we noticed this a few weeks ago.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Dan, For the top picture, the shower head is...

Dan,

For the top picture, the shower head is in the center of the wall 43" away and opposite from the left wall in the picture.

For the second photo, the shower head is 20" inches away from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Thanks all for your thoughts. Here are two photos...

Thanks all for your thoughts. Here are two photos showing the remaining damp grout about 12 hours after using the shower last night. I dried the floor completely and squeegeed the walls. Problem...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
We'll try that tonight.

We'll try that tonight.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mtea
Grouted shower corners stay damp. Problem?

I have a new mud slope tile shower and the joint between the floor and wall was grouted instead of using caulk. After use, the floor tile and grout soon dry out normally except for about an inch or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By Mtea
Thanks everyone for the helpful advice. Answers...

Thanks everyone for the helpful advice. Answers to your questions.... the subfloor is T&G OSB (almost 7/8 thick) and it is laid over engineered joists that are 24" OC. On top of that is 5/8" plywood...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By Mtea
New question.... I've removed all my old tile and...

New question.... I've removed all my old tile and found that the original installer laid the tile directly on the 3/4" plywood (there's 1" OSB below that). Do I need to take as much of the old...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By Mtea
Thanks Kevin and Paul. Kevin, the 54" inches I'm...

Thanks Kevin and Paul. Kevin, the 54" inches I'm referring to would be the pan plus the 12" bench so above the bench the shower is 54" wide and below its 42".

When you both refer to a surface...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By Mtea
Marty's Master Makeover

I'm new to this forum and am beginning to tackle a makeover of our master bathroom in the Pittsburgh area. I'm pretty competent with diy skills including rough and finish carpentry, electrical, and...
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