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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By emptysea
Thanks laniepoo7, and I will get gutter...

Thanks laniepoo7, and I will get gutter extenders.

elCid72, Grinding a slope into the concrete sounds like a good idea, I didn't know you could do that. It must be a tough job. The only...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By emptysea
lainepoo7, It's pretty much flat, not sloped...

lainepoo7, It's pretty much flat, not sloped towards the house. It's built on what used to be concrete steps. The tile is directly over the concrete. We put new drywall in recently, and it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By emptysea
more pics:

more pics:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By emptysea
Thanks, laniepoo7, all of my pics did not post. ...

Thanks, laniepoo7, all of my pics did not post. It keeps saying files too large. I am in the process of resizing, but it doesn't seem to work.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By emptysea
Problem With Outside Tile

Actually the tile is inside, the problem is outside. My entryway is getting wet. We want to retile over the existing tile, but we can't until we solve the water issue. I've had the outside...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2005, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,892
Posted By emptysea
He's welding the shower stuff right now, so I...

He's welding the shower stuff right now, so I can't get in there. I think the whole drain system he put in comes out, and he also showed me earlier that it is adjustable too, because the top part...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,892
Posted By emptysea
If the bottom flange is the round thingie at the...

If the bottom flange is the round thingie at the bottom of the drain, that's what he hasn't glued in yet. It comes out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,892
Posted By emptysea
Hi Davy, I forgot that what we do under the rest...

Hi Davy, I forgot that what we do under the rest of the bathroom is not what we do under the shower, so no cement board. Thanks for reminding me. Ultimately, it will be up to the Tileman. I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2005, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,892
Posted By emptysea
Davy, Today the plumber was able to move the...

Davy, Today the plumber was able to move the drain to the center. He replaced the drain pipe and the vent with PVC pipe. Luckily the joists ran the right way, and he did not have to drill through...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2005, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,892
Posted By emptysea
Thanks Davy and Alex :) I didn't think about...

Thanks Davy and Alex :) I didn't think about the preslope, and doing all the prep work. I don't know that the plumber wouldn't do it, but I don't want to ask and aggravate him either, *lol*. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,892
Posted By emptysea
You're right Splinter, I am in the Northeast, in...

You're right Splinter, I am in the Northeast, in MA. The plumber said "it's a rubber membrane, it could tear, if it tears that's it" and "it's not a plumbing thing, if it leaks it leaks, it's not my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2005, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,892
Posted By emptysea
Copper Shower Pan Vs. Rubber Membrane

Could someone please tell me the plusses and minusses of using a Copper Pan vs. a Rubber Membrane system? My Plumber wants to do a copper pan, and has no faith in the rubber membrane system. He...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By emptysea
Mike, I think I will double up on whatever I get,...

Mike, I think I will double up on whatever I get, just in case I need to do it again after refinishing. Thanks.

bbcamp, No, not me. A lot of people must have the same name in some sort of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By emptysea
Mike2, We are going to refinish the floors in a...

Mike2, We are going to refinish the floors in a couple months. Is it better to wait until after the floors are refinished to put a piece of wood in there, or should I put it in now, and they can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By emptysea
Thanks, Davestone. I will head over to Lowes and...

Thanks, Davestone. I will head over to Lowes and see what kind they have. I was worried that there were not that many after the fact ones.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2004, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By emptysea
oops, emptysea here, put the 17 from e-mail in by...

oops, emptysea here, put the 17 from e-mail in by mistake. I am always logging in here wrong, *lol*.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2004, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By emptysea
Thank You, Maurizio, I have to agree with you, it...

Thank You, Maurizio, I have to agree with you, it is a good choice, *lol*. ;)

That's good to know, Mike2, Thanks. I am a little worried about any change of appearance. Yes, there will be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2004, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By emptysea
Thank You, Maurizio. According to...

Thank You, Maurizio. According to findstone.com the granite I am considering has an absorbtion rate of 0.15-3.5% and is from the gneiss group. That tells me it is one that granites that needs to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By emptysea
Thanks, John, I checked it out, and it seems...

Thanks, John, I checked it out, and it seems great.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2004, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By emptysea
Thanks, Mike 2 and Mud Hog. I will check out...

Thanks, Mike 2 and Mud Hog. I will check out Stone Armour, and also the water vs. solvent part. I know that Aquamix Choice Gold is water based.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2004, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By emptysea
Granite Tile Sealer

Is Aquamix Choice Gold a good choice for 12 x 12 granite floor tile? It says no sheen, so will it dull the natural sheen of the granite? I need a good sealer, since it is the floor, and I like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2004, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By emptysea
oops, got a typo in my own user name in previous...

oops, got a typo in my own user name in previous post. Still me.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2004, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By emptysea
Granite & Plywood

I understand that granite tiles need a 3/4 plywood base, but does slab granite? Does slab granite go directly on the countertop? I visited a kitchen designer today. We were figuring out different...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-24-2004, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By emptysea
Re: Granite Help

Steven Hauser, Basically what I said in my first post. I was wondering if there were any good granite websites that listed the "true" granites, listed various granites in categories, and had a lot...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-24-2004, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By emptysea
Re: Granite Help

Thanks, Maurizio. I sent you an e-mail. :)
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