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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Thank you so much everyone. It means more than...

Thank you so much everyone. It means more than any feedback I got in my real professional life... :cheers:


Ding Ding Ding. We have a winner. Its a shame they get bad reviews online because of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,817
Posted By arnav
I can see it happening a few times a year when it...

I can see it happening a few times a year when it rain very heavily. Its being funneled to a bucket :(

The window in the shower which needs to be replaced is different from all the other windows...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 11:35 PM
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Views: 2,817
Posted By arnav
painted stucco and nothing else. Houses in FL...

painted stucco and nothing else. Houses in FL are made to breath. No moisture barriers on the inside as well (unless its a shower of course).


Agreed. I just wanted to check with you all in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,817
Posted By arnav
I was about to call a window company to finally...

I was about to call a window company to finally come and fix this window when I realized that I may be better off to check with you first in case the window or its installation has to fit to any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
shower door glass is coming tomorrow...

shower door glass is coming tomorrow...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 06:11 PM
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Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
All tiled, grouted and siliconed

All tiled, grouted and siliconed
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
The niche... I am happy I was able to pull off...

The niche... I am happy I was able to pull off the mitered cuts... I picked up a 24 x 24 tile for it from Floor and Decor to have a single piece for the back. I was pleasantly surprised to see that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
I was nervous ahead of using trim (schluter) for...

I was nervous ahead of using trim (schluter) for the first time but it was really a non-issue. It was there, I tiled to it, and it was just fine. Held it in place temporarily with hot glue. Low...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Thanks Dan for the Spin Dr. recommendation. It...

Thanks Dan for the Spin Dr. recommendation. It did the trick. I had no lippage whatsoever.
A few did break but it is to be expected. I definitely got better results than last time around before I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Finally all done! So what follows are various...

Finally all done! So what follows are various pictures to wrap up the project...

The toilet flange and bathtub spout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Happy New Year CX and Dan Thanks for all the...

Happy New Year CX and Dan

Thanks for all the help in 2020!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Thx. The bottom plates of the spin Dr. is...

Thx. The bottom plates of the spin Dr. is somewhere in between so I may use that...

The CBU is redgard'd as well (still drying). I used the mastic side of the CBU facing up so the redgard was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
The floor CBU is installed (mortared in as per...

The floor CBU is installed (mortared in as per mfr. instructions) and spaced 1/4" at the perimeter.

Is 1/16" ok between the tub's apron and first row of floor tiles?

Thx
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Thx for the speedy response. I love...

Thx for the speedy response.

I love dealers choice... :)

I am planning to redgard as an extra crack prevention insurance and since I have it anyway so I would need to tape before hand..
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
I am thinking about the CBU layout for the floor...

I am thinking about the CBU layout for the floor such that the seam once redgard'ed doesn't create uneven tile surface for the toliet to sit on.
What do you think of this (see pic and blue...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
I can't remember. I did a quick search but...

I can't remember. I did a quick search but couldn't convince myself.

- When the CBU overhangs the tub's flange
- And there is 1/4" expansion gap between the CBU and the tub's deck
- And the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
I hope everyone is keeping well... Except...

I hope everyone is keeping well...

Except the first row, the shower walls and niche are all tiled. I'll post pics when the first row is in.

1. I am planning to leave 1/8" between the tub's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
The light is not in the wet area...

The light is not in the wet area...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
No of course not. By the entrance to the...

No of course not. By the entrance to the bathroom.

What do you think about this:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
One with 8 4000K daylight LEDs :D The camera...

One with 8 4000K daylight LEDs :D
The camera is compensating, but it is hospital like bright. Got sick from the Mrs. saying "I can't see anything" when she is doing the girls hair...

Anyhow,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
- Redgard applied - walls are taped, spackled...

- Redgard applied
- walls are taped, spackled and painted. I had to spackle over the CBU to drywall transition with a straight edge in place (simulating the trim) to fill up to the seam.
- Light...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Gonna tile this weekend but I realized I haven't...

Gonna tile this weekend but I realized I haven't posted redgard pictures. It was definitely more involved / time consuming since i last redgard'd 5 years ago. USG seems to have changed Durock's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Kerdi-band applied. Its hard to see, but there is...

Kerdi-band applied. Its hard to see, but there is a crease at the tub's deck.

Up next, redgard
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
The CBU is taped. I must embarrassingly admit...

The CBU is taped. I must embarrassingly admit that it came out a tad too thick to my taste and I sanded it down a little. I used the same thinset I am tiling with (custom's large natural stone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 9,511
Posted By arnav
Yeah, this is what I was thinking about as well...

Yeah, this is what I was thinking about as well (water sipping through the corner), and hence the question. I may just bend it into the backwall and do a foot or so...
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