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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
Tile or Baseboards First?

I'll be installing fairly thick stone tile soon (12 X 12). Should I put it on after the baseboards (so the last grout line meets the baseboard) or before the baseboards (so the tile height does not ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By bulldog
Subfloor THickness

Thanks for the reassurance about the tile backs.

Subfloor is tongue and groove + 5/8 " ply + asbestos vinyl (I know, maybe could have yanked it up w/o c****ing)+ 3/8" ply, ditra coming soon. Oh...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By bulldog
Hi Bob, Yes, the floor checks out on the...

Hi Bob,

Yes, the floor checks out on the Deflecto. I will just go ahead and plane down the ridge since that is a fairly straightforward procedure.

I'm assuming that you mean that the general...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2005, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By bulldog
Right Thinset Would Be.....?

Which thinset would you recommend to fully support an unflat tile (stone)? I will buy it, even if it is your own personal brand that you sell in mason jars with rusty lids.

I am just about out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 90,547
Posted By bulldog
Superfluous Threads

Hi John,

I'm guilty of this, but I TRIED to do it the right way HONEST!

I should add that I know even less about computing than I do about tile.

When I tried to add a new question onto my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2005, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By bulldog
Flat vs. Level

Thanks guys,

Scott, the floor has an area from the entryway that slopes down gently (tile will lay flat, even at the bottom of the slope, about a 1/2" difference between top of slope and bottom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By bulldog
SLC Over Plywood

Hello,

Can I use self-leveling compound over plywood without filling in the expansion gaps between boards and along the walls? I've read about using dams to regulate the flow of this stuff, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
SLC Over Plywood

Hello,

Detected some high spots in the floor after laying plywood subfloor.

It seems like the professional thing to do is use self-leveling compound. Oh yeah, and go back in time to do it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
Sill Seal...What is it?

Hi,

Schluter dealer advised using "sill seal" around the perimeter of my stone floor. Said I could find it anywhere (except his store).

Got alot of blank stares at different hardware and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
Competing Substrate Recommendations

Hello!

Putting in a stone floor (was going to be slate, wife now says travertine. It's all fun and games 'til the credit card comes out).

As per the recommendations here, I've been adding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
Thank you

Art - Thanks for your help. This sounds like a better solution. Patrick
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2005, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
Tiles That Are Different Thicknesses

HI Everyone,

Been down in the crawlspace pouring the footers recommended to shore up my joists. Actually kind of fun, digging this sandy soil in SC is like a day at the beach compared to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
Hi, Thanks for the advice about supporting...

Hi,

Thanks for the advice about supporting the floor. I'll get on that. My name's Patrick, and its nice to know there is a way to do this right.

The asbestos still scares the devil out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2005, 12:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By bulldog
Bulldog's stone floor

Hi!

I have joists with unsupported spans as high as 12 feet over a crawlspace with a sandy soil underneath. Tongue and groove planking, covered with plywood (5/8"). The cherry on this cake is...
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