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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By jondon
I agree, Warren the corner through looks great:) ...

I agree, Warren the corner through looks great:) In fact the whole bathroom is a classic, nicely done. Your attention to detail is showcased, I especially like the basketweave floor, one of my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,326
Posted By jondon
I always put the cement board up, then I put the...

I always put the cement board up, then I put the mudbed in so yes it is buried so to speak in the mud bed. Having the cement board there allow you to make a line where your perimeter is for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By jondon
I can't find the finished pic but you get the...

I can't find the finished pic but you get the idea.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By jondon
Hi Tyler:) I have done one shower with this...

Hi Tyler:)

I have done one shower with this type of tile. They were 12X24 as you mentioned, raised up areas just like yours. The homeowner already had it figured out I liked what she came up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,023
Posted By jondon
If you are going over the membrane to level areas...

If you are going over the membrane to level areas out or dips I would use modified since you are not tiling it till later. Air is going to dry it out, when you tile of kerdi they want unmodified...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-07-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21,446
Views: 3,665,158
Posted By jondon
Actually it didn't have any feet. :yeah: 36"...

Actually it didn't have any feet. :yeah: 36" actually and we took out the false wall to add another 10". I had all the accessory pieces made and once we took out that cavity I had to go back to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,838
Posted By jondon
So your shower floor is installed I believe I...

So your shower floor is installed I believe I read. I always do the curbtop whether tile or solid piece and bring the tile down over it on the wall, just looks cleaner. You can do it the other way...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By jondon
Hi Lou:) Yes when you do a tub surround this...

Hi Lou:)

Yes when you do a tub surround this can always be an issue. My first choice would always be to run the baseboard whatever that may be, wood or tile and bring the bullnose tile down...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-05-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 158,468
Posted By jondon
Mapei Flexcolor CQ color chart: Paul states "U...

Mapei Flexcolor CQ color chart: Paul states "U can't touch this":)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-05-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21,446
Views: 3,665,158
Posted By jondon
Wow not much action here, 40 year old space...

Wow not much action here, 40 year old space transformation in Hershey. Gained some space taking out an empty area next to the water closet. Plumbing was run up through the floor so we just added a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,296
Posted By jondon
They say the best kerdi hangers are paperhangers,...

They say the best kerdi hangers are paperhangers, basically the same con-cept you are using thinset but not as though you would with tile.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By jondon
Thanks:) You love what you do, that drives the...

Thanks:) You love what you do, that drives the passion and will to do your best versus just going through the motions. I just said that to a guy working on the project today, you are only as good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,023
Posted By jondon
Yeh I spose you could:nod: For a ceiling though...

Yeh I spose you could:nod: For a ceiling though that could take some work and not sure if it wouldn't create more work. For what he is speaking of doing the steam shower "down the road" he will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By jondon
Dave, you made a great point about the expensive...

Dave, you made a great point about the expensive homes in the gated community. You would expect to go into these homes and the tile work would be out of this world but unfortunately in most cases it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,840
Posted By jondon
I would fill in the dips before the Redguard if I...

I would fill in the dips before the Redguard if I had the choice:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By jondon
The pics come in sideways if you don't have your...

The pics come in sideways if you don't have your phone vertical, if that make sense.

Here ya go, this black and white is killer. It shows your creativity and skills:bow:

The second one, looks...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By jondon
Wally thanks for the pics, you have lived up to...

Wally thanks for the pics, you have lived up to your word. Your work is very impressive and most of us can appreciate it. Unlike many I am not afraid to give out compliments to others I appreciate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,023
Posted By jondon
Sorry I forgot to put the image of a piece of...

Sorry I forgot to put the image of a piece of Wedi, blue on the inside and cementitious coating on the outside. I like the coating on the outside vs a fabric coating. Just a personal preference. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,023
Posted By jondon
Here is an image of a piece of Wedi, you wouldn't...

Here is an image of a piece of Wedi, you wouldn't want to paint it or leave it "as is."

So you haven't tiled yet, then you wouldn't of had a problem with the kerdi buildup yet. It's minor but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By jondon
According to his post he hadn't used it yet:shrug:

According to his post he hadn't used it yet:shrug:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By jondon
Hi Ben:) Using the sealer before grouting is...

Hi Ben:)

Using the sealer before grouting is highly recommended. I will say though in my experiences with using SpectraLock Epoxy grout it can change the color of natural stone and it has in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,023
Posted By jondon
Hi Ali, For the ceiling spec on a steam...

Hi Ali,

For the ceiling spec on a steam shower you want some slope. I am not sure what you are doing with the opening but you will need to seal it as in glass all the way up. You could build a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By jondon
Frank, what is the reason you have so much height...

Frank, what is the reason you have so much height to make up? I would approach it a little differently if you are you are using mud to build up the height.

1) Tar paper
2) Lathe
3) Mud
4)...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-31-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By jondon
Been watching it JB, always enjoy the world...

Been watching it JB, always enjoy the world series and glad to see some new blood in there. Game 5, I turned off like many when it was 4-0 but we all missed a great game. Always enjoy seeing teams...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-31-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By jondon
Wally lets see some of your work here once you're...

Wally lets see some of your work here once you're able to post it, blow our minds like Jack Hamilton and Frankengueuze used to do.;) Do you just need a change of scenery, sounds like you have an...
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