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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Igman, The niche is on and exterior, 2x6 framed...

Igman,
The niche is on and exterior, 2x6 framed wall. I've had none of the issue you've mentioned. It was 3 layers of 1/2" EPS foam (4 counting the Wedi) that was tightly sandwiched together. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Scott, I see you found the info. The "mixed...

Scott,
I see you found the info. The "mixed set" as the manufacturer calls it comes pre-cut. They're roughly about 2", 4", 6" x 24" sizes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Renee, What if you built the front support...

Renee,
What if you built the front support structure a little bit lower so the brackets do not get in the way? Then maybe use your pocket screw jig to attach some short vertical supports where the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Renee, The AS studio suite tub has an...

Renee,

The AS studio suite tub has an integrated tiling flange, so there was no need to use the wedi butyl tub sealing tape in my case. I was able to notch the bottom of the Wedi building panels...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Dan, No problem...glad the project can be an...

Dan,
No problem...glad the project can be an influence in some way. The Grohe SmartControl is just a thermostatic valve, no power going to it. Below are the parts list for the shower fixtures:
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Thanks, James! From your latest project update,...

Thanks, James! From your latest project update, it sounds like you're on the right track :)

Didn't get to work on the project too much this weekend, but I was able to get all of the shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
As requested, Dan. Tile info is as follows: ...

As requested, Dan. Tile info is as follows:
Wall tile:
Manufacturer: Flaviker
Line: Urban Concrete
Color: Fog
Floor tile:
Manufacturer: Century Ceramica
Line: Discovery
Color: Patagonia
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
I appreciate the comments guys and gals! ...

I appreciate the comments guys and gals!



Lol! As soon as I wrote that I knew it was a mistake:uhh: hope the legend doesn't hold true this time.



I had a similar thought but my wife...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Good call on they grey, Dan! Super happy with how...

Good call on they grey, Dan! Super happy with how it turned out!

A few things left to do: vanity (found a couple issues with the wood and going through warranty claim now but should be resolved...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
I've been working on wrapping this project up...

I've been working on wrapping this project up here and there in what little time I can find. So I have a question for y'all. What's your thoughts on silicone color for the tile to tub deck transition...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Got the floor tiled and added an 1/8" Wedi panel...

Got the floor tiled and added an 1/8" Wedi panel to the tub apron to bring it out a bit to fit the tile better. I also sprayed some white window low expansion foam under the apron lip to make it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
I was contemplating in-floor heating using Ditra...

I was contemplating in-floor heating using Ditra Heat, but alas, just ended up using my left over materials. Sure would be nice though! Enjoy the toasty toes! Good tip on the double fill, Dan. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Good news, thanks for the confirmation CX! I...

Good news, thanks for the confirmation CX! I appreciate the advice as always :yo:

Darn near got it all filled with the remaining mud. I looked through some old posts and found a nice tip about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Quick question...I think it's ok, but I just put...

Quick question...I think it's ok, but I just put the Ditra down and have a bit of leftover mud...I assume it'll be ok to pre-fill the waffles right now? I'm not going to lay tile on it today.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2020, 07:26 PM
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Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Progress... I'll set the Ditra and start tiling...

Progress...
I'll set the Ditra and start tiling the floor tomorrow. I had a local tile shop make some bullnose out of the tile for me since it was going to be a 6 months+ wait to get it from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
I successfully removed the 1/4" ply with no...

I successfully removed the 1/4" ply with no damage to the subfloor and finished tiling the tub surround. The SurePly fastening schedule held the plywood down extremely sound...it was not easy to pull...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Well, just spoke to a Schluter rep and he stated...

Well, just spoke to a Schluter rep and he stated that no type of liquid membrane is acceptable for their system warranty coverage under Ditra. The only thing they stated was acceptable would be to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
CX, Thank you for explaining it and for the...

CX,

Thank you for explaining it and for the response. Not what I was hoping for, but at least I'm not to late to correct that mistake. I'm not sure how I missed it, but sure enough after looking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Thanks Dan! In my research the only tubs of this...

Thanks Dan! In my research the only tubs of this style that had tiling flanges and not drop in style (from what I've seen, those could work too with special considerations and materials like the Wedi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Yes. Only outside of the tub. It was needed to...

Yes. Only outside of the tub. It was needed to bring the floor to the correct height to match the carpet outside the room. I'll be putting ditra on it. It's exterior glue ACX stapled 2" around all...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
Some details: After demo, unfortunately the...

Some details:

After demo, unfortunately the subfloor was a bit damaged from the old 1/4" hardie board that was attached with thinset and screws. I was able to remove all of the thinset, but the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
A few more pictures...

A few more pictures...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,744
Posted By BIGPHIL
My second bathroom remodel adventure!

Hey everyone! Well...it's been 9 years since my last bathroom project (here (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=96722)) and figured I'd come back to share my latest one. This is...
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