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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By RichVT
I know I've seen an aftermarket rip fence for the...

I know I've seen an aftermarket rip fence for the Dewalt saw. Maybe someone can remember the name.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By RichVT
You can buy a ramp to put under your carpet or...

You can buy a ramp to put under your carpet or make one out of wide cedar shingles:

http://www.carpetshims.com/
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,346
Posted By RichVT
Robert, please consider that when you see cracked...

Robert, please consider that when you see cracked grout on a curb that it is not necessarily the CAUSE of the rotten curb but the RESULT. The wood inside the curb will swell and expand if it gets wet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By RichVT
Just trying to give you some ideas. Somehow you...

Just trying to give you some ideas. Somehow you need to attach your waterproofing to the edge of the tub and then cover/hide that with your finished deck.

Having had both, I much prefer the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By RichVT
Here's an example of an undermount tub that was...

Here's an example of an undermount tub that was fully waterproofed by using Kerdi fix to glue Kerdi band to the edge of the tub. Shower is on the left in the pictures.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,893
Posted By RichVT
You could remove the furring strips and adhere...

You could remove the furring strips and adhere your Kerdi Board directly to the masonry walls as shown in this video:

https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/videos/kerdi-board
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By RichVT
It seems to me that probably 90% of vanities...

It seems to me that probably 90% of vanities available today are on feet or otherwise open on the bottom so that you have to tile under them. One of those design trends that I don't understand.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,296
Posted By RichVT
Carpet shims: http://www.carpetshims.com/

Carpet shims:

http://www.carpetshims.com/
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-21-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,585
Posted By RichVT
I know my knees are happier kneeling on wood than...

I know my knees are happier kneeling on wood than they are on tile.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-16-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By RichVT
Here's another option that I have. Straps on to...

Here's another option that I have. Straps on to the end of the hose.

http://www.fastcap.com/estore/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=45290
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,088
Posted By RichVT
No, you're not. I strive to get the framing as...

No, you're not. I strive to get the framing as perfect as possible. It makes EVERYTHING that follows so much easier.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,971
Posted By RichVT
You want to figure your layout for the whole...

You want to figure your layout for the whole wall. Doing it your way, you could end up with a sliver at the top which could be avoided by taking some off of the bottom row. Ideally you'll have most...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By RichVT
I'm surprised no one has pointed out possible...

I'm surprised no one has pointed out possible defects in the construction of your shower. I think I see screws in the top of the curb which is a big no-no.

Is there a preslope under the liner?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,442
Posted By RichVT
Make up a sample board with a couple of inside...

Make up a sample board with a couple of inside corners.

I did a shower with charcoal grey floors and white walls. I tried both colors of caulk on my sample board. One color looked great and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By RichVT
Looks like some form of Homasote.

Looks like some form of Homasote.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,340
Posted By RichVT
Pictures of your walls would help.

Pictures of your walls would help.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,805
Posted By RichVT
A line laser level would be my tool of choice.

A line laser level would be my tool of choice.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,668
Posted By RichVT
Not the best picture but look above the window....

Not the best picture but look above the window. (picture is sideways)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,668
Posted By RichVT
You might consider a Schluter profile (Jolly)...

You might consider a Schluter profile (Jolly) instead of the bullnose above the door. It will finish the ends of the field tile but won't look out of place like the bullnose might.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By RichVT
If your joists are exposed, why not flatten/level...

If your joists are exposed, why not flatten/level them before installing your plywood?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By RichVT
I remember the same problem on a Kohler tub on a...

I remember the same problem on a Kohler tub on a job that was at least 3 years ago so it's not exactly a new problem. I honestly don't remember what if anything I did to correct it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By RichVT
I use a scale for the dry thinset and a bucket...

I use a scale for the dry thinset and a bucket with graduations on it for the water. I can make up any amount that I want.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By RichVT
In my opinion, you are going to get an...

In my opinion, you are going to get an unreasonable amount of water splashing out of a shower built in your proposed configuration.

Maybe if you post a floor plan of your bathroom, someone can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,915
Posted By RichVT
Schluter makes a tapered metal piece for those...

Schluter makes a tapered metal piece for those areas.

https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/Shower-System/Profiles/Schluter%C2%AE-SHOWERPROFILE-S/p/SHOWERPROFILE_S

Search their videos and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By RichVT
For a utility space, I don't think you can beat...

For a utility space, I don't think you can beat VCT (commercial vinyl tile).

Cheap, easy to install and super durable.
...
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