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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2013, 10:01 PM
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Posted By wesson123970
Hey guys. Well, the compression fittings on...

Hey guys.

Well, the compression fittings on the pex seem to be just fine. They hold water at least!

Actually got my toilet installed today! Was going to install my sink, but I ran into a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks guys! I actually already have my...

Thanks guys!

I actually already have my drywall installed. My stubs all look like the one in this pic. I did a pex angle (L-shape) fitting that screwed to framing ( I guess it's a drop ear?)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2013, 10:23 PM
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Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
ha! I guess I got my answer. The reason I asked...

ha! I guess I got my answer.
The reason I asked is because it didn't come w/ a ferrule (so we're talking about the same thing....I mean a small metal insert that goes into the pex...and yes, I would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
hey guys. Everything is going good. Just...

hey guys.

Everything is going good. Just slow!
I've painted the bathroom. I've gotta install toilet flange, wood trim around floor and then toilet and sink.

question:

1-can you install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2013, 09:09 PM
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Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks guys! I feel much better! I'm not...

Thanks guys!
I feel much better!

I'm not sure what a diamond core drill bit is? is it this:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/RIDGID-1-2-in-Diamond-Drill-Bit-RD-71104/202528417#.UpAaHEgo6M8

I've...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2013, 06:39 PM
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Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
HELP! Big plumbing goof!

Thanks!

So, it looks like I've totally goofed!

As you can see in the pics, I don't have my CBU or tile hole around the cold/hot knob anywhere NEAR large enough! It's a Delta faucet. there are 2...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2013, 10:23 PM
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Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks PC! Yep, I was able to pack it in...

Thanks PC!

Yep, I was able to pack it in pretty easily.

I'm done grouting! The walls were a lot harder than I thought they'd be. So messy! I used 3x more than I should have. I did end up using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks guys! I just put down 4mil poly over...

Thanks guys!

I just put down 4mil poly over every inch of tub .

1-Spectralock shows a 'white scrubpad' they use for the cleaning process after the sponge. All I have are some of those cheap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Hey guys Well, I got out all of the left...

Hey guys

Well, I got out all of the left over cement in my grout joints w/ a razor knife and vaccummed it really good. Still gotta go over it with a wet sponge (per spectralock instructions).
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
tile complete!...almost:)

Hey guys!

I've finished tiling!!...almost!

I still have 2 pieces of bullnose to install on wall where it will meet the floor tiles. Other than those, it's tiled!

I still have to grout, which...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks guys! Well, I got about half done!...

Thanks guys!
Well, I got about half done! Looking good. Turned out my flange was on 2 pieces of tile anyway..so no issues.

Question:
I'm ready to order silicone color matched caulk from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2013, 02:06 PM
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Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks! I've about got my plan. ...

Thanks!

I've about got my plan.

Planning to use 6x6 tiles along edge of tub (trimmed to about 6x4). 12x12s the rest of the way.Everything is very square in that area luckily. It looks like I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
HELP! layout line mess!

Ok guys. So i'm having trouble w/ my layout.

If I put a full tile at the doorway, i'm left w/ less than half a tile at the tub. And vice versa. If I center between the 2 points, i'm left with even...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2013, 09:16 AM
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Posted By wesson123970
Should I go ahead and run a bead of silicone...

Should I go ahead and run a bead of silicone where my cbu meets my tub? I actually have some Kerdifix left...would that be even better?
Then run more (colormatched) silicone after I install tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks CX! I'd love to start at the...

Thanks CX!

I'd love to start at the doorway...but it's my only way out. I can't walk on em right? For about 2 days?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks! So, the best way to go is a full...

Thanks!

So, the best way to go is a full piece in center of doorway and 8in cuts on either side, right?
Yea, I know I need to start at tub...I'm wondering if I'll ever get lines laid out good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Hey guys. So I've got my cbu mortared and...

Hey guys.

So I've got my cbu mortared and screwed! Wanna tile this weekend.

Ok...I've got a question on aesthetics. I understand opinions differ, but I need some suggestions!
I got 12x12 tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
1. Installing 1/4 James Hardie board over my...

1. Installing 1/4 James Hardie board over my subfloor. My sheets will be covering the joints in subfloor. Is it ok to spread mortar over the gap where 2 sheets of subfloor meet? Or do I need to make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
never mind on my last post...I had to recut that...

never mind on my last post...I had to recut that piece anyway!

question:

1. Is it ok to trowel on mortar over my subfloor joints when I put mortar down for my CBU? Or do I need to be sure to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks CX. in this pic, I've knocked a chunk...

Thanks CX.

in this pic, I've knocked a chunk out of my backer. It's 1-1/2in X 1/2in right at the edge of tub. The other side is notched on purpose:)

1-Should I be ok there if I just put a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks. That's probably what I'll do. I...

Thanks. That's probably what I'll do.


I know I'm overthinking most of this...especially #2, but thought i'd ask.

So I've started cutting my cbu out (using 1/4in James Hardie).
I already cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
marble threshold dilema!

Guys,

So I've got several questions about marble threshold. Really unsure of several things.

First of all, I really wanted to use a much narrower threshold. The only one I could find to match...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,740
Posted By wesson123970
Thanks. Looks like I'll be pretty close. I'm...

Thanks.

Looks like I'll be pretty close. I'm sure I'll need a 3rd mini-unit though. I have never grouted anything!

1-should I mix all of my part C powders together if i'm gonna buy a 3rd? Since...
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