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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By gcc
Just my two cents (a homeowner - not a pro) from...

Just my two cents (a homeowner - not a pro) from someone who has done a traditional shower with a pre-slope/liner/mud bed and cbu/poly behind the wall and also a shluter system shower using the tray...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Tub to shower

Well I just have finishing touches left but here is the pic of the shower and floor. It’s shiny tile so the light adds some weirdness to the pics.

Thanks to all of you for the help. A few notes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Thanks. Never having used one I didn’t know...

Thanks. Never having used one I didn’t know exactly how it worked but after dry fitting it I see. I appreciate the confirmation.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Hey all, So I guess you can’t use an offset...

Hey all,

So I guess you can’t use an offset toilet flange in a slab? Lol. I had never used one before and was hoping to get another 2 inches away from the shower, but apparently that isn’t...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By gcc
Funny. I am having the same issue. I’ve used...

Funny. I am having the same issue. I’ve used flexcolor before but didn’t seem to have this issue. It seems like no matter how dry the sponge is it pulls it out and hoenstly, it also makes a mess on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Hey all - need some help with grouting. I use a...

Hey all - need some help with grouting. I use a flexcolor CQ - I’ve used it before but for some reason I am getting a haze with it this time. I followed the direction but am hoping this haze will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Tub to shower

Lol! Learning a lot for sure and I really do appreciate the help!

A few procedural questions...

1. I am going to finish the walls and curb tonight and hopefully the shower floor tomorrow. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Well, when ya put it that way...$13 for a bag of...

Well, when ya put it that way...$13 for a bag of modified seems like cheap insurance [emoji1787]


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Lol - yeah, I should have known better! It’s on...

Lol - yeah, I should have known better! It’s on there. Hopefully won’t be too much of an eyesore. Honestly, by the time it’s grouted it will hardly be seen. Who knows - it is what it is. We live...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Thinset question.... I’ll have some left...

Thinset question....

I’ll have some left over thinset (kerabond T) after I finish the shower. I may actually have enough to do the bathroom floor - not sure if I can do the whole floor but I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Hi all - I screwed up this trim piece and...

Hi all -

I screwed up this trim piece and put the cut side on the visible side. Dumb! I caught it this morning looking at the pic. Had I noticed it yesterday I would have changed it.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Tub to shower

Yep - They are 1/16th inch grout lines and I’ve tried to get them clean while tiling but some what I have noticed is that sometimes wiped it clean left a thin layer of white on the edge that has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Lol!!! Yes, it’s foam. I’m inclined to...

Lol!!!

Yes, it’s foam. I’m inclined to leave it alone.

The other issue I am worrying about is that I keep trying to wash off the thinset that somehow gets through or for whatever reason...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
I didn’t realize until after I pulled the spacers...

I didn’t realize until after I pulled the spacers from the day before and cleaned up that I forgot to put a spacer on the bottom under the vertical blue glass tile. It was just a strip that went in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
[emoji51]I think I may have already gotten a...

[emoji51]I think I may have already gotten a little too close to the sides walls when cutting the end tiles on the back wall. I hope it doesn’t cause issues. But I will keep it to 1/8th inch from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Thanks a bunch. When it comes to the corners, I...

Thanks a bunch. When it comes to the corners, I realize these should be caulked with silicone even though I like the look of grouting then better. (My last two showers I decided to just grout and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Thanks took care of that today and started...

Thanks took care of that today and started tiling.

So back to the schluter profile question and a few others:



1. The two side walls of the shower will use a profile as there is no...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Hey all - finished the Kerdi banding and...

Hey all - finished the Kerdi banding and tray/curb today. Of course, as usual, It wasn’t without some issue. I don’t think I got the right consistency until the last batch I mixed for the banding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Schluter profile question - The tile being...

Schluter profile question -

The tile being installed is just gray subway but there isn’t a good bullnose to match so we are going to use the gray schluter profile on the wall to finish the tile. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By gcc
Hey Joel, I live in the land of loose...

Hey Joel,

I live in the land of loose codes and no waterproofing known as FL as well. Just my two cents as I re-did my step down shower a few years back - you’ll sleep better at night going...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
1. Ok - so I re-read that and think I know what...

1. Ok - so I re-read that and think I know what you meant. So long as there is Kerdi band or membrane over the joint on the wall between the drywall and the Kerdi board it will be ok to have those...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Thanks - I’m not sure I follow... 1. Which...

Thanks - I’m not sure I follow...

1. Which joint do you mean? My plan was to cover the joint between the Kerdi tray (not pictured there) and the curb. That would be extend 2.5 inches up the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Thanks - I didn’t even think about that seam not...

Thanks - I didn’t even think about that seam not being 2 inches. Glad you caught that.

As for the curb corners I have 2 questions -

1. Should I trim the top corner so it doesn’t overlap the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
Tub to shower

Sooo...I’m sure my tape measure is faulty some how [emoji6] but I ended up being off of center on the drain when I put the Schluter tray down. It’s not in yet - just test fitted for now. Same with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,162
Posted By gcc
In addition to the grinder question, was...

In addition to the grinder question, was wondering if this is ok. It will be seamed with Kerdi Band but I am hoping the gap in this corner is not too much.
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