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Forum: The Mud Box 12-21-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Mine is to ignore this post...

Mine is to ignore this post (http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=4921).

:corn:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By nelsonkoehn
I would sure want a bigger opening into the...

I would sure want a bigger opening into the shower than 21".

That is if I had a choice to do otherwise.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Grout color. Unless your tub cuts are...

Grout color.

Unless your tub cuts are perfect. Then it's your choice.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-08-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,718,903
Posted By nelsonkoehn
That looks killer, Victor

That looks killer, Victor
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Glad it worked out for you.

Glad it worked out for you.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By nelsonkoehn
You should be able to get UltraColor at...

You should be able to get UltraColor at SwiffTrain.

It's on Brittmore Rd, just outside the Beltway and 290.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-02-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,718,903
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Yes, I agree with Jon on the trimming out. It's...

Yes, I agree with Jon on the trimming out. It's always a toss up if I even want to use a bullnose piece. They just don't fit

I will say this tho, Schluter's Trendline profiles are much better....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-29-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,718,903
Posted By nelsonkoehn
John, good to hear from you again. And the...

John, good to hear from you again.

And the river rocks look awesome! :tup2:

How much time you have in that floor already? :shrug:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By nelsonkoehn
You may have another even larger problem when you...

You may have another even larger problem when you do get those tiles cut.

The factory edge will have a bow in it now.

Those long tiles have what I call tension fired into them. And cutting a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By nelsonkoehn
I believe those Schluter profiles have a built in...

I believe those Schluter profiles have a built in spacer on both sides.

I like to add a little more. I use the Tavy 1/32" spacers for that. End with about 1/16"

It's the only use I've found...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Cheapest non self leveling compound/mud

Is that 1 1/4" from level? Or variation from flat?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Thanks for the write up. I have a patch job...

Thanks for the write up. I have a patch job coming up also and the rep recommended QuickPatch. Will see how it works.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-05-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,718,903
Posted By nelsonkoehn
A four foot tub? I just took one out a few...

A four foot tub?
I just took one out a few months ago also.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-31-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Mark with Tarkus Tile from Salt Lake City area...

Mark with Tarkus Tile from Salt Lake City area popped out quite a few amazing installs. He got hit with cancer, miss seeing his installs on here.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,698
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Talk to your glass guy. Fairly certain they won't...

Talk to your glass guy. Fairly certain they won't hang that door on glass only. Probably need a header across the top. Or support up to the ceiling.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Shower door install - instruction require screws into curb

This is the piece needing fastening down?

198201
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By nelsonkoehn
That bracket on the curb just keeps the alignment...

That bracket on the curb just keeps the alignment of the two panels correct. It's not bearing much. You have two options. Or three.
3. Drill all the way and fill with sealant. (But we already know...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By nelsonkoehn
How long has the tile been on? Can you still pop...

How long has the tile been on? Can you still pop it off?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Is that bench a run out from the tub deck? ...

Is that bench a run out from the tub deck?

Looks like it may be.

Not that it matters, a horizontal surface needs a slope, in a shower.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,679
Posted By nelsonkoehn
That's a pretty good sized joint. You should plan...

That's a pretty good sized joint. You should plan on two applications. The first one will shrink up on a wide joint.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By nelsonkoehn
You're doing your thinking on this project....

You're doing your thinking on this project. That's good.

Now remember, there are no tile police, what you do in your shower is yours. If you get the blessings of your local code compliance...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-22-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By nelsonkoehn
HardiBacker 500 4' x 8' Discontinued

So I've grown accustomed to using hardi in shower construction. Or I've learned to work with it nuances. And where I could I used 4x8 sheets. Now my builder supply yard says that James Hardi has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By nelsonkoehn
I would recommend something like a feather...

I would recommend something like a feather finish, or skim coat.

Mapei PlaniPatch

Henry 549

Ardex FeatherFinish

I do very few floors, I'll defer my advice to someone that works with that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By nelsonkoehn
First, we have some misunderstandings that need...

First, we have some misunderstandings that need to be cleared up. Neither your slate, nor the grout are waterproof. There are some tiles out there that are dense enough to not allow much water thru,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By nelsonkoehn
Your tile does not care about level or not. It...

Your tile does not care about level or not. It just needs to be flat.

But it sounds as if the last 16" of the floor tapers below the plane of flatness down a 1/4". If that is correct, I would use...
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