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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By skiadct
New Web Address

http://gallery.me.com/skiaddict/100072
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By skiadct
I've updated my email address, so now I will get...

I've updated my email address, so now I will get anyone's questions...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-22-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
Any brand locally available at Lowe's or Home...

Any brand locally available at Lowe's or Home depot in mind? I will get a new one and apply it hoping for better results.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-22-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
Tile-Cleaning, Do you recommend this latex...

Tile-Cleaning,

Do you recommend this latex stain sealer for application in my shower? Any recommendations?

Thanks!
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-22-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
All of it darkens. It's a tub/shower alcove with...

All of it darkens. It's a tub/shower alcove with three walls, so no shower pan.
I can't believe the tech support guy I talked to would just flat out tell me the opposite.

I applied it using a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-22-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
DOITRIGHT, It takes a while for the grout to...

DOITRIGHT,

It takes a while for the grout to lighten back up, or dry completely. I would say over an hour. Do you think I need to try a different sealer? Is there something that is good AND...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-22-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
I think it's ridiculous to have to spend this...

I think it's ridiculous to have to spend this kind of money on sealants... I thought $30 was way too high for the tilelabs' product. I only bought it because they recommended it, but they clearly...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-19-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
grout/sealer

The grout is sanded grout, I think it's called Polyblend and it's from Home Depot. I let it cure for three days before sealing. The grout was dry when applying it. I'm pretty sure it was authentic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
Tile

The tile Mfr is Daltile, the line is called Keystones. The floor is the Keystones Blends - Windmill. Home depot did not carry the tile, but I took in a print out of the cheapest online retailer...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-14-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
I tried that, and it appears to still soak into...

I tried that, and it appears to still soak into the grout. I can't figure it out after having applied the sealant liberally several times. After showering, the grout appears to have absorbed water...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-14-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,704
Posted By skiadct
4 sealant applications, grout still looks like it absorbs water!

Hi there,

On my new tile shower installation I used TileLabs Surfacegard with Teflon (from Home Depot-and it's expensive!) sealant per the application instructions. I have applied it about 4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By skiadct
Exciting Completed Remodel Pics. Thanks for everyone's help

See the thread: To restore or not to restore, that's my question!
http://johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=31723


Before & After Remodel Pictures:
http://gallery.me.com/skiaddict#100072
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
Completed bathroom remodel EXCITING pics!

Hi All, I just wanted to share with everyone my pictures of my newly remodeled bathroom. If you read my original post, you would see that this was my first major homeowner project ever, and I knew...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By skiadct
Re: Dilex

I wanted to use Dilex, but cannot find it anywhere. I've been to three home depots and they have different trim pieces but not the tub surround type aka Dilex. Know where I can find it quickly? Is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By skiadct
Anyone please

Any advice is appreciated!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By skiadct
Tiling near bathtub sill gap

Hi All,

I have a 3-wall alcove with bathtub that I am tiling. I left the recommended 1/4" gap between the rim of the tub and the beginning of the CBU. Now I'm wondering what to do with that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,548
Posted By skiadct
advice finishing corner between new tub and non-tiled wall

Hi to anyone with advice. I have attached a few pictures of my new tub that has been installed. I am trying to figure out how to finish the corner shown in the zoomed in picture that extends out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,223
Posted By skiadct
I'm Bryan btw. So should I just cut the...

I'm Bryan btw. So should I just cut the wonderboard to come to the edge of the tub? Should I fill the gap with mortar? Is a plastic shim better than caulking?

thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,223
Posted By skiadct
Wonderboard to edge of, or under bathtub?

Hi, I'm getting ready to install 1/4" wonderboard on my bathroom floor for tile and need to know if I should apply wonderboard underneath the lip of the new bathtub to get rid of a potential seam...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
I have the summer off.

I have just over two months off this summer. I would never attempt it without a good block of time off. I'll be between M1 and M2.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
Tub refinish

So my wife is really attached to this old tub. She says it has character. Any idears what it costs to have it refinished... is it worth having it done every 7 years to keep it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
I absolutely hate that step. It's weird and does...

I absolutely hate that step. It's weird and does not look right. I think the whole floor has to come up.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
Tub salvage?

So everyone thinks salvaging tub is a bad idea and replacement more favorable?

Thanks for all the advice. What advice do you guys have as far as where to start, as in for my learning first and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
I think the tile ends around the vanity and...

I think the tile ends around the vanity and counter. New one would probably hide it if went that route. Planning to live her minimum 4 years. Hoping for residency here so don't have to move, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,552
Posted By skiadct
Question To restore or not to restore? Rip out and start new? That's my question!

Hello all. I'm in need of several pieces of advice. First, I'm a first-time homeowner, and not very saavy about hardware/carpentry/et al. I'm a medical student, so science is my game, tile is not! ...
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