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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By Dinahpinah
Okay, that's really embarrassing. Those tiles...

Okay, that's really embarrassing. Those tiles are indeed a slightly different shade than the others. I swear you really don't notice it when you're using the bathroom. But it was a mistake I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By Dinahpinah
Thanks for the compliments. I feel like I won...

Thanks for the compliments. I feel like I won an Oscar! I'd like to thank my husband for his patience.....etc, etc.

As for that last question, sorry for the time delay. The tiled wall does...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By Dinahpinah
Good question, Jason. There's a reason! I did...

Good question, Jason. There's a reason! I did it because if I hadn't, the vertical lines in the border would have lined up with the vertical lines of the field tile, and I don't really like that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By Dinahpinah
finished guest bath photos

Sorry I don't have before pictures, but take my word for it, it was hideous. And now it's beautiful. Thanks to Mike Miller for helping me procure the rope liner I wanted and thanks to all of you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,971
Posted By Dinahpinah
Oh my. That is really a lovely floor! GREAT...

Oh my. That is really a lovely floor! GREAT job. Dinah
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,422
Posted By Dinahpinah
whoops. My careful diagram of the tool was...

whoops. My careful diagram of the tool was completely transfigured and not in a good way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,422
Posted By Dinahpinah
When I had to rip out about 8 square feet of...

When I had to rip out about 8 square feet of misaligned subway tile in my shower, it also yanked off a lot of the substrate (hardiboard). I just skim- coated it to a level surface again, let it dry,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,422
Posted By Dinahpinah
Well, I personally wouldn't be able to live with...

Well, I personally wouldn't be able to live with it, but it's purely an aesthetic decision and so, very subjective. I had the same issue with my tub surround, but I used what I believe is an easier...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Spelled that wrong: Laphroaig.

Spelled that wrong: Laphroaig.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Well, this isn't just any maple syrup. It has to...

Well, this isn't just any maple syrup. It has to do with our particular stand of trees and the fact that we do it on such a small scale. The trees produce light syrup with a buttery, almost...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Thanks, Brian, but that's taking coals to...

Thanks, Brian, but that's taking coals to Newcastle...we have enough syrup to last us 5 years. And I'm still working on my original deal with Mike. I just hope the others don't pillory him for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
It's moot

Well, forget it. My plumber doesn't have an account at the place in question.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
It's almost an ethical issue now

Here's an honest question for those who object to what I'm trying to do: The plumbing supply house sells Daltile. I have had a professional plumber doing the work on this bathroom. Does that mean...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Hey, I can handle the "tough love". I understand...

Hey, I can handle the "tough love". I understand your arguments and they are well taken. The aggravation caused by nuisance non-professional customers is the reason why my electrical supply house...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Thank you!

You people are the best. Michael ("Miller-tile") has offered to help me so he gets the syrup if he wants it!

It's not that I can't procure the tile anywhere. I can get it from a tile...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Michael, Not sure where to reply to this now,...

Michael,
Not sure where to reply to this now, but if you could possibly get a price quote from Daltile for me and place an order, I would really appreciate it. I can send you my email address? ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Thank you, Marge, I appreciate that. Sorry I...

Thank you, Marge, I appreciate that. Sorry I posted in the wrong forum. Dinah
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By Dinahpinah
Maple syrup in exchange for help buying tile in CT

I have my heart set on a Daltile trim piece (La Marque Twist -- 6" -- it's like a rope liner) and a simple CR26 (Daltile Chair rail) all in Artic White 0190. The Daltile supply house in North Haven,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 62,934
Posted By Dinahpinah
Bless you, CX, I knew there was something I...

Bless you, CX,
I knew there was something I was missing. I've just been logging in to post and not logging in just to search which I do frequently. That totally solves my problem. I never...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 62,934
Posted By Dinahpinah
must I prove I'm human on each search?

Is it really necessary on every search that I have to prove I'm a human? Am I missing some shortcut? And, frankly, those strings of numbers and letters are getting harder and harder to decipher. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dinahpinah
Good news! I did find it for less at a website...

Good news! I did find it for less at a website that was mentioned here called europamericantile.com. It's a Jasba tile made in Italy; I'm pretty sure Home Depot can't get it. But the local...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dinahpinah
Excellent. I will put the tub in first and it...

Excellent. I will put the tub in first and it will be very nice not to have to worry about ruining my new tile floor which from the looks of it, is going to be small but expensive. As usual, the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dinahpinah
Hi, Dave. Thanks, it's great to be back and I'm...

Hi, Dave. Thanks, it's great to be back and I'm very glad it's time to do the guest bath. (Thanks to the rather large friend of my husband's who busted through the bottom of the fiberglass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dinahpinah
Thank you, Chris! The carpenter was just here and...

Thank you, Chris! The carpenter was just here and has agreed to use 3/4". The issue with the perimeter is that a 4' wall (and corner actually) are resting on the 1/2" plywood, and are not exactly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dinahpinah
I give up: must ask subfloor question

Hi, folks,
Dinah here. I've done my homework. I've read for hours and hours on the site, and found what appear to be contradictory answers to my query. I'm doing my guest bath ( The master bath...
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