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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2002, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By larrybunt
I have just completed a diagonal tile layout in...

I have just completed a diagonal tile layout in my dining room. I will be puting a border around the entire perimeter. 3 sides of the dining are surrounded by walls, but the fourth side butts up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2002, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By larrybunt
What is the best caulk to use for shower corners?...

What is the best caulk to use for shower corners? I need to use a white caulk. Is silicone the best. I want this stuff to last a lonnnnng time.

Thanks........Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2002, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,082
Posted By larrybunt
Thanks to this forum, I've finished all the the...

Thanks to this forum, I've finished all the the walls, tub surround and shower in our master bath. I've left the bottom row off all the way around so I can tile the floor then butt the last tile to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2002, 04:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,958
Posted By larrybunt
That bucket and I did not get along. Every time I...

That bucket and I did not get along. Every time I saw it, I was reminded of how he let me down. He had to go.
I guess I could've painted it or something.


..........Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2002, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,958
Posted By larrybunt
Yeah, I did use it on the walls, but I didn't put...

Yeah, I did use it on the walls, but I didn't put the bottome two rows of tile on yet till I set the floor.(the tiles are 10" tall so I'm still 20" off the floor). I will definately be using vesabond...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2002, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,946
Posted By larrybunt
This weekend, I'll be finishing up my shower and...

This weekend, I'll be finishing up my shower and bathtub surround. There is a wall separating the shower from the whirlpool (2x4 with 1/2" hardibacker on each face). The whirlpool area is 4 1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2002, 05:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,958
Posted By larrybunt
Thanks for the info guys. I went home last night...

Thanks for the info guys. I went home last night and filled the shower with about an inch or so of water. I let it sit for about an hour or so. I then started to pull the tiles up. Witin about 15...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2002, 06:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,958
Posted By larrybunt
Ha! Ha!.............you're probably right about...

Ha! Ha!.............you're probably right about the tiles floating after a few days. I cant believe I used that stuff for the floor,............very stupid.
Now I'm thinking of another Idea to solve...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2002, 04:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,958
Posted By larrybunt
Uh Oh, is it possible to remove the tile and...

Uh Oh, is it possible to remove the tile and thinset without damaging the shower pan. ( it is a bonsal pre-sloped pan.
Why wont this stuff work, does it break down when subject to water? It isn't...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-17-2002, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,723
Posted By larrybunt
I just instlalled some ditra last night. I did...

I just instlalled some ditra last night. I did have a ripple problem at the edges. I just laid a 2x4 over the seam and put some weight on the 2x4.
Came out fine.


........Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2002, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,958
Posted By larrybunt
I was lazy and went out and bought some pre-mixed...

I was lazy and went out and bought some pre-mixed thinset. I used it for the shower floor and walls. I like the stuff because it is cleaner to work with than regular thinset(mixing it yourself. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2002, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By larrybunt
John, thanks for your input. I did exactly what...

John, thanks for your input. I did exactly what you said and I have one of the walls done. It turned out great. Now I have just one more wall to do.

Thanks Again,.....Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2002, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By larrybunt
Never run diagonal tiles into a bullnose. Seems...

Never run diagonal tiles into a bullnose. Seems like it would be a pain to hold a nice line along the bullnose with all the diagonal tiles, but I am going to give it a shot.
One other question I've...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2002, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By larrybunt
John, Brian thanks for the reply. My pattern...

John, Brian thanks for the reply. My pattern worked out such that I just had to nip the tiles along the wall about a half inch. So you're saying that on the side walls I will continue that small...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2002, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By larrybunt
As usual, I've run into an unexpected dilema that...

As usual, I've run into an unexpected dilema that I need to work around. I'm in the middle of tiling our tub surround. It has a back wall and two sides, (i think its called an alcove). I've tile the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2002, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By larrybunt
Actually I did something stupid. I bought plastic...

Actually I did something stupid. I bought plastic 1/8" spacers to use when I did the counter. I set the tiles out and the space looked too wide. I wanted the joint a bit smaller. I started using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2002, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By larrybunt
actually, the joints are bigger than a dime and...

actually, the joints are bigger than a dime and smaller than a nickel.
........Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2002, 05:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,031
Posted By larrybunt
The ditra is nice for the bathroom. It can be use...

The ditra is nice for the bathroom. It can be use as a waterproof membrane as well. If all you have to do is a 10 x 5 area, you may not be able to justify buying a whole roll.
You can request a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2002, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By larrybunt
I did say sanded by mistake. I meant unsanded. ...

I did say sanded by mistake. I meant unsanded.
Thanks Bud!

...........Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2002, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By larrybunt
O.K. THATS IT! Now I have to Flip a coin! (he...

O.K. THATS IT!
Now I have to Flip a coin!
(he he he)

.......Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2002, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,031
Posted By larrybunt
Well, I'm a novice tile setter and I love the...

Well, I'm a novice tile setter and I love the ditra. I have used the hardi-backer before, but prefer the Ditra anyday over the durock.

.......Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2002, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By larrybunt
Thumbs up Thanks guys, sounds like sanded is the winner. ...

Thanks guys, sounds like sanded is the winner.

...........Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2002, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By larrybunt
I am ready to grout my granite countertop(12x12...

I am ready to grout my granite countertop(12x12 granite tiles). The joints are about 1/16" wide. From the past posts I've read, I'm unsure whether I should use sanded or unsanded grout.
It seems...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2002, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,661
Posted By larrybunt
Yeah, I've spoken with Dale before, he is really...

Yeah, I've spoken with Dale before, he is really good about getting back with me and answering my questions.

..........Larry
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2002, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,661
Posted By larrybunt
I just used the schiene for the countertop edging...

I just used the schiene for the countertop edging with granite tiles. I had originally bought the a100 (aluminum) pieces for $8.00. I figured I'd call the manufacturer before I installed them to get...
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