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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2004, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By g8r5220
Thanks for the advise and the warning!!!!!

Thanks for the advise and the warning!!!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2004, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By g8r5220
Tiling bathroom ceiling - quick questions

Is it ok to use regular drywall or do I need to use a cbu on the ceiling??

Is it ok to use mastic on the ceiling or should I use thinset??

Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2004, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By g8r5220
I have read in here that regular drywall is ok on...

I have read in here that regular drywall is ok on the ceiling of a tub surround

Is this correct????

I was planning on putting hardibacker on the ceiling but I have come across some old threads...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2004, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By g8r5220
Bathroom Project Number 2!!!

Recently purchased a house in Florida(GO GATORS!!!!!!!)!!

Gutted the house to the studs and removed a couple walls. Will be building a shower in the master and tiling around the tub and floor in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By g8r5220
Treating the slab for odors

House we bought had cats and the cats used the house as a litter box!!

Does anybody know of any treatments for the slab that would eliminate those odors???

Thanks
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-01-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By g8r5220
Question Any HVAC officionados out there????

I have gutted a house my wife and I just purchased.

Need to replace the heat/ac ducts. No long explanation as to why. lets just say dirty people who smoked and had a lot of cats for 25 plus years....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2004, 07:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
yup, and I am lovin' every minute of it!!!!!!

yup, and I am lovin' every minute of it!!!!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2004, 02:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
I am back!! VCould not stay away! We sold...

I am back!!

VCould not stay away! We sold our house in Alpharetta, GA and moved back to Clearwater, FL.

Bought a house that was built in 1978 and was not upgraded....EVER.

Carpet is still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2003, 02:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
Thanks!!! The boss is very happy...and that...

Thanks!!!

The boss is very happy...and that makes everything ok!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2003, 06:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
Last one....I promise!!!!! I really want to...

Last one....I promise!!!!!

I really want to thank all of you that responded to my questions. I do not think I would have done as good a job as I did without this board. Actually, I know it!!!!!!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2003, 06:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
one more

one more
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2003, 06:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
heres another

heres another
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2003, 06:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
Finally finished and I thought I would share a...

Finally finished and I thought I would share a photo!!!!

:) :) :) :) :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2003, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,749
Posted By g8r5220
i do not have chunks just streaks and i was able...

i do not have chunks just streaks and i was able to get rid of the color as i was using the sponge to clean.

I mixed by hand.

hopefully I will not have the problems with the specks since I went...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2003, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,749
Posted By g8r5220
my grout is bleeding!!!!!

I began grouting my bathroom and I started noticing blood red streaks in the grout!!! I thought I cut myself and was looking all over my hands for a wound.

Then I noticed green streaks and then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By g8r5220
Curb before cbu or cbu before curb????

I am at the point where I will either install the cbu in the shower or rough in the curb.

Does it matter which one I do first???

Are these acceptable steps??(I have installed and tested the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2003, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,208
Posted By g8r5220
How far down to install CBU in shower???

I have completed the preslope. Will be putting the vinyl pan in tonight.

I hope to get the cbu in the shower installed over the weekend.

Does the cbu go all the way down to the base of the pan...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2003, 02:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
How do i handle outside corners when I am...

How do i handle outside corners when I am tiling??

I have a wall between the tub and shower. The outside edge of the wall will be tiled.

How do I tile that without the ugly tile cuts showing?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2003, 06:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
According to the label on the Hardibacker it...

According to the label on the Hardibacker it looks like the regular thinset would be fine.

I have looked at HD and Lowes and cannot find the fiberglass tape to cover the seams in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2003, 04:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
Here I go again. I will be tiling the shower...

Here I go again.

I will be tiling the shower and the walls around tub and the floor. I am also extending the tile on the walls maybe 6 inches past the curb.

Question is, should I worry about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2003, 12:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
Also, can I use nails instead of staples to...

Also, can I use nails instead of staples to fasten metal lath to subfloor of shower?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2003, 12:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
Confused about thinset for attaching Hardibacker...

Confused about thinset for attaching Hardibacker 500 to subfloor.

Do I use regular thinset or a acrylic modified thinset??

I purchased Laticrete Floor and Wall Thinset. Is this ok?????
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2003, 07:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
HTanks guys. Will hopefully be getting that...

HTanks guys.

Will hopefully be getting that down this week.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2003, 02:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
I just realized I may have a problem. Maybe not...

I just realized I may have a problem. Maybe not so much a problem as an issue.

I was able to get a really good price(free!!) on my cbu(hardyplank). It is 1/2".

The problem is that in addition...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2003, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,680
Posted By g8r5220
I was incorrect regarding hte tub. It is sitting...

I was incorrect regarding hte tub. It is sitting on the subfloor. They did put in some studs to attach the outide piece of fiberglass or whatever that panel was made of. It seems to be made of the...
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