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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By RichVT
My guess would be an oversized hole in the...

My guess would be an oversized hole in the subfloor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By RichVT
Check out Panasonic fans.

Check out Panasonic fans.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By RichVT
A 6.5 sone fan is going to be insanely noisy.

A 6.5 sone fan is going to be insanely noisy.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,522
Posted By RichVT
I'll second the recommendation of the Colorrite...

I'll second the recommendation of the Colorrite Mist and their special tool.

Practicing on your sample board is always a good idea.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By RichVT
I would pull everything down to the joists,...

I would pull everything down to the joists, flatten the joists and install new plywood. I wouldn't want anything of "very poor quality" anywhere in my tile assembly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By RichVT
If that's a Formica countertop, then it is likely...

If that's a Formica countertop, then it is likely screwed from underneath. Look up under the sink cabinets for screws in the corners. The side splashes are most likely glued in place so you'll need...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By RichVT
Plumbing definitely went in first. I think I just...

Plumbing definitely went in first. I think I just got lucky on the layout. I did make sure that the valves were in a perfect level line.

Niches are the premade Kerdi Board niches and were padded...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By RichVT
I used Spectralock Pro Premium on this shower. No...

I used Spectralock Pro Premium on this shower. No scratching but I DEFINITELY did a test board first and caulk at all edges and changes of plane.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By RichVT
I use grout.

I use grout.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By RichVT
I have the Bosch GLL3-80 and one of the vertical...

I have the Bosch GLL3-80 and one of the vertical line very fuzzy. Also out of warranty.

I bought a Stabila as a replacement after seeing and handling all of the options at a builder's show. It was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,522
Posted By RichVT
I would vote for screeding the ceiling.

I would vote for screeding the ceiling.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,448
Posted By RichVT
You could use one of these until you can get your...

You could use one of these until you can get your plumber back to redo the drain piping.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By RichVT
Ram Board is my go to product for protecting...

Ram Board is my go to product for protecting floors. It's a very heavy cardboard like material.

https://www.ramboard.com/?_vsrefdom=adwords

One word of caution: DO NOT apply the seam tape that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By RichVT
Do you have a picture or link to the roller that...

Do you have a picture or link to the roller that worked so well?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By RichVT
I can lift a 4 X 8 sheet of Kerdi Board with ONE...

I can lift a 4 X 8 sheet of Kerdi Board with ONE FINGER. Seems like a pretty good benefit to me.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By RichVT
Apply masking tape to the Kerdi and then hot glue...

Apply masking tape to the Kerdi and then hot glue your ledger to the masking tape.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By RichVT
The cheap all vinyl snap together planks don't...

The cheap all vinyl snap together planks don't have anything in them to prevent them from eventually molding to the shape of your floor. The more expensive laminated planks likely will have a rigid...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By RichVT
Some pictures would be helpful. I would...

Some pictures would be helpful.

I would vote for the floating vinyl planks. They will eventually conform to the slope around the drains (along with every other imperfection in your floor). No...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By RichVT
Here's some advice I got once for picking a grout...

Here's some advice I got once for picking a grout color for a floor:

Step 1 - Mop your (existing) floor

Step 2 - Pick a grout color that most closely matches the color of the dirty mop water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By RichVT
I would remove that plywood and then add (sister)...

I would remove that plywood and then add (sister) new framing to the sides of your existing joists. Raise them above the existing joists as needed to make your floor flat, level and exactly the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By RichVT
Inexpensive would be a stove board or sheet...

Inexpensive would be a stove board or sheet metal. I can tell you from experience that a flush hearth is sooo much nicer than a raised hearth (toe stubber) especially in a small room. But that means...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
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: 1,215
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, 06:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,341
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, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
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...
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