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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Gozo
How about a thick epoxy, like Latapoxy or PC-6? ...

How about a thick epoxy, like Latapoxy or PC-6? You could sand it flat with the tiles and spray over the patch to match. Not ideal, but show by sometime until you get the urge to tear the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Gozo
You’ll want to remove the grout. My main concern...

You’ll want to remove the grout. My main concern wouldn’t be so much the cracking, but the insects. Bugs don’t just randomly settle into cracks like that. They’re looking for places to nest in,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Gozo
What an unusual break pattern. I would expect...

What an unusual break pattern. I would expect just a straight triangle pop off the corner. You CAN remove the tile over the heating wires, but not likely by just prying it up. That will probably...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Gozo
Welcome to the forum. By your job description I...

Welcome to the forum. By your job description I take it that you’ve got some strength behind you, not afraid of tools, and understand the importance of accuracy.

Do you have plans of what you...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-12-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Gozo
Yeah, muriatic acid is nasty stuff. The pictures...

Yeah, muriatic acid is nasty stuff. The pictures look like they’re showing efflorescence from the grout or maybe even the bonding mortar under the tiles leaching out from the grout lines. Try a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Gozo
The doorway looks like a standard size, meaning...

The doorway looks like a standard size, meaning it’s 36” or less. Since you’re using a 36” wide tile; consider ripping a piece down to 2 or 3 inches and using it as a threshold. It would have a bit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Gozo
Ugh. That’s always one of those things where you...

Ugh. That’s always one of those things where you say to yourself “I should have…”. Anyway, tearing it all off (which is going to mess up the Kerdi) is the “ideal” option, if we lived in an ideal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,731
Posted By Gozo
1. I prefer A with the more symmetrical layout of...

1. I prefer A with the more symmetrical layout of the 2. Not the way I would go…but of the options given. Survey your household members and see what they (or she) thinks. It’s the folks that look...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Gozo
You don’t mention what the floor under the tile...

You don’t mention what the floor under the tile is made of. Moisture retention in a slab is different than a wood floor. Depending on how long the leak was going on; the subfloor, even the joists,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Gozo
I wouldn’t (didn’t) grout the tile/wood junction....

I wouldn’t (didn’t) grout the tile/wood junction. With my hardwood floor, one can see the gaps open and close between boards here and there as the seasonal humidity changes - confirming that the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Gozo
I had about 3/4” difference. One of the local...

I had about 3/4” difference. One of the local lumber places had various oak trim pieces and moldings. This was a threshold with a bit of a ramp on both sides. Ripped it down to remove the ramp...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Gozo
So long as you don’t have an unsupported corner...

So long as you don’t have an unsupported corner of the glass; whichever mounting works, is secure, and suits the aesthetics, should be good. My only concern about the “wait and see” with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Gozo
Yes, I only used the epoxy for the mounting...

Yes, I only used the epoxy for the mounting brackets. The screws were used only as studs, the holes were made a bit wider than the threads so there’d be no “bite”. The epoxy filled the holes and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Gozo
I’ve done exactly what Davy says above. It’s...

I’ve done exactly what Davy says above. It’s rock solid. I would however recommend some kind of horizontal top support for the top part of the glass; either with a channel or through hole mounted...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Gozo
You really don’t want ANY motion in the drain,...

You really don’t want ANY motion in the drain, regardless of what tile you’re using.
I’m not grasping why we’re looking at Kerdi inside the drain. We should be just looking down at the drain trap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Gozo
I’d have to put in a vote against it. I had used...

I’d have to put in a vote against it. I had used a similar (if not the same) product in my shower before the remodel. Tried various things to seal the plane change between the tile and fiberglass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,407
Posted By Gozo
Very nice Phil. Go have yourself a cold beer. ...

Very nice Phil. Go have yourself a cold beer. :cheers: You deserve it after a long weekend’s work. :clap1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Gozo
I had a similar situation cutting 24x36 tiles on...

I had a similar situation cutting 24x36 tiles on my dinky 7” table wet saw. I made some table extensions out of scrap lumber and had no problems with nonsupported areas of the tile. Cuts came out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,731
Posted By Gozo
I don’t think that’s the way you should go. ...

I don’t think that’s the way you should go. Screwing just into a wood ring is going to have problems down the road and the jumbo or double wax ring is more likely to blow out especially if it’s...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,828
Posted By Gozo
It’s a stock metal Schluter trim. They’ve got a...

It’s a stock metal Schluter trim. They’ve got a pretty wide selection of colors. Just happened to be close enough.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,828
Posted By Gozo
Scott, I’d have to agree with Dan in that you’ll...

Scott, I’d have to agree with Dan in that you’ll always notice an outside raw edge. Even if no one else does; you will. Just the way we are with our projects. My vote is to use a trim. I used...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-30-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Gozo
Thanks Cx. I looked around for awhile and...

Thanks Cx. I looked around for awhile and couldn’t find the detailed instructions. Yeah, I got that it’s not a tile product but thought about those miles of sealant beads to try to maintain water...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-30-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Gozo
Fibosystem - anyone heard of it?

Spotted an ad for this stuff. https://fibosystemusa.com
Looks to just be wall panels, grooved edges, and sealant. Every step is pretty much “apply sealant”. I’m always a bit leery when a very...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,828
Posted By Gozo
What kind of door you putin’ in there Scott? I...

What kind of door you putin’ in there Scott? I noticed in your last pic (lookin’ good by the way) that the electrical is on the same wall as the water controls. You’d usually want the opening on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,828
Posted By Gozo
It looks like your next row is a half tile, full...

It looks like your next row is a half tile, full tile, half tile.


I would. And you probably will every time you walk into the bathroom..


Yup. Not hard to do. Looks like you’ll have to...
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