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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2016, 01:18 PM
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Posted By zephed666
Type of Thinset to use?

I was wondering if anyone can recommend a mortar for this stone tile. Again, the tile is about 6" high x 24" wide. the depth varies from 1/2" to 1-3/4"

I was going to use what the mortar they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
Never seen one of those. I'll have to look into...

Never seen one of those. I'll have to look into it...

If the gauge is 25 should I be worried? Anyway around it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2016, 08:20 AM
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Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
the disclaimer about the gauge of the steel studs...

the disclaimer about the gauge of the steel studs and being secure?
I will add more screws to be safe and scuff up the surface.
Is there a way to verify the size of the studs by sight? Some are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
So if you guys think it's okay to go over the...

So if you guys think it's okay to go over the sheetrock I'm good! :)

I looked through their instructions, nothing about that architectural stone online for them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
I meant the salesmen at the Tile shop. Not...

I meant the salesmen at the Tile shop. Not here... :)

It is an amazonas stone tile. Unfortunately it is not on their site.

This Sentinel stone is probably closest to it though:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
That is why I am not listening to the salesmen...

That is why I am not listening to the salesmen here. :)

not sure on the thickness of the steel studs. Just know that there is 5/8" green board on the stud.
Should I not put the cement board on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
Rush River is the Tile Shops own tile line. I...

Rush River is the Tile Shops own tile line. I figured if the salesmen are telling me 3 different things, then no one would "know" for sure. That is why I defer to the experts here on the board...
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
Yes I know that, but that is not the stone I am...

Yes I know that, but that is not the stone I am using. It is similar to the one I am going with but like I said, I have gotten 3 different answers on how to install....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
That is one of my issues. I asked the sales guys...

That is one of my issues. I asked the sales guys at the store and have gotten 3 different answers.
I should have said it is more like a ledger panel than an actual tile.
it is very similar to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,137
Posted By zephed666
Stone Accent Wall help

Hey Guys:

I wanted to add a small stone accent wall and need some advice. The wall is very small - only 5' x 6'. It is in my basement and is short because of a soffit where the pipes run. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By zephed666
My question was if it can go over primed...

My question was if it can go over primed sheetrock. I know cement board would be better but the sheetrock is there and it is primed and I am not removing it.

Just wanted to confirm the specs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By zephed666
Like I said, others kept giving different...

Like I said, others kept giving different opinions on the topic and when I called the manufacturer they said to ask a professional. I even quoted their specs but they would not confirm for some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By zephed666
Applying Stone Ledger Panels to Sheetrock?

Hello:

I am looking for confirmation on applying Ledger Panels to primed sheetrock. According to MS International specs for this product, it states that it can be applied to sheetrock (max 10'...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-23-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By zephed666
Possible to seal deck mud?

Hello:

Just leveled and tiled my basement. About 2 inches of deck mud was put down. We did not tile a small area of the basement since we wanted to put down rolled rubber floors for a gym. Can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
Sorry about that :) I thought there is only...

Sorry about that :)

I thought there is only one mud floor in the shower? You mention shower pre slope and final shower mud floor?

I was referring to the mud floor in the shower on top of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2013, 07:11 AM
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Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
thanks. I'll stick with the unfaced...

thanks.

I'll stick with the unfaced insulation on the outside wall.

The felt and mesh is necessary for the mud floor though, correct?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
Time to start, finally...

So I finally got a reasonable plumber to do the work for the waste stack. He's also doing the oil to gas conversion so it will be alittle while longer to get him in to do all the work at once.

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
bathroom hell...

This bathroom really is going to be the death of me...
2 days ago I noticed the waste stack leaking in one spot. I guess now is a good time to replace it all.

I'll take this a good sign. If I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2013, 10:23 AM
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Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
I'll update my profile. I'm in NY. Long Island...

I'll update my profile. I'm in NY. Long Island to be exact...

So no vapor barrier with Kerdi. So if I use the kraft faced insulation in the walls I should cut slits in it? Or I can just use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
Vapor Barrier?

I was wondering if a vapor barrier is necessary behind the durock if Kerdi is being installed in the shower area? Can I just install foil faced insulation or kraft faced insulation and no plastic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
Just special ordered a glass block window. So in...

Just special ordered a glass block window. So in 10 days the fun begins...

I'll be asking more questions once I get to the kerdi and tiling... :)

thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
glass block window

So now that I am removing the exterior siding to fix the sheathing I've decided to put a glass block window in there to replace the existing awning window.

Any recommendations?
I see...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
I am worried about taking the siding off and then...

I am worried about taking the siding off and then having a big mess. I know that's what is waiting for me under it. The vinyl siding was put up over old asbestos siding with a layer of fanfold on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,061
Posted By zephed666
Wasn't wet. And it has been pouring here. ...

Wasn't wet. And it has been pouring here. Haven't used the shower/tub in this bath for about a year. It was bone dry with the rot. Looks like it's been that way for a while. About a 4'x4'...
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