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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2020, 09:18 AM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Hello fellow tile experts - I sent an email...

Hello fellow tile experts -

I sent an email to my contractor outlining all of my concerns with the lack of waterproofing and what he missed and did incorrectly along with the photos I had taken....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 10:01 AM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Also - I think the quartz threshold may not be...

Also - I think the quartz threshold may not be pitched enough towards shower floor - should the water be sitting on it like this? It sits for hours until it's dry and doesn't really move either...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 09:25 AM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Wow -that thread you sent is scary to think this...

Wow -that thread you sent is scary to think this will be our shower. We talked to multiple people that had used this guy and were happy. Ughh
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 09:24 AM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
That is a good idea too, I'm assuming removing a...

That is a good idea too, I'm assuming removing a tile would not be that big of a deal...I could potentially find someone else to do that as well? Let's just say hypothetically he removes the tile and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 09:08 AM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Thank you Jerry - I am writing my letter to him...

Thank you Jerry - I am writing my letter to him now - can you tell me exactly why it will fail? There is a piece of quartz sitting on top of it now. And please give me more reasons why this is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2020, 08:46 AM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Hello Guys - I finally found a photo of the curb...

Hello Guys - I finally found a photo of the curb that you guys were asking for. This was taken the night after he had put all the subway up, but had not grouted yet. Let me know what you think and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Thank you for all the great advice guys! I will...

Thank you for all the great advice guys! I will craft a letter and post it on her later for your review. Not sure what to do about the door - it's $1,500 and has already been custom cut for me - I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 01:43 PM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Kevin- I am curious - what do you think...

Kevin-

I am curious - what do you think will happen? When I questioned him about the Durashield being turned the wrong direction on the niche shelf he told me that would be fine. I haven't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
CX - What do you propose I should do? The...

CX -
What do you propose I should do? The shower door I am paying for out of my own pocket - set to arrive in a week. I could of course delay that if I decide to repair the shower. How should I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Thank you Jerry for the input - My contractor has...

Thank you Jerry for the input - My contractor has arranged for my glass shower door to be delivered this week. I pay the shower door company separately from my contractor, but he arranged it all and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
No - we did not get a permit. Does that mean I...

No - we did not get a permit. Does that mean I wouldn't be able to win at small claims? And he doesn't even know I am unhappy or know that he did anything wrong under the tile - how should I approach...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Here is a photo of the floor after it was...

Here is a photo of the floor after it was installed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 11:16 AM
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Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Yes - if some more people could chime in that...

Yes - if some more people could chime in that would be greatly appreciated. I did just ask him why he used the yellow side of the Denshield on the niche and he said that both sides are waterproof. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Well then - what would you guys recommend I do at...

Well then - what would you guys recommend I do at this point? I still have to give him his other 50% of payment. I do not want my shower torn out again. He doesn't know that I am going to question...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Mike - Thank you for the information on the...

Mike - Thank you for the information on the faucet. In your opinion then it's not the fault of the contractor not getting the faucet hole closer to the sink? I didn't know if they could go right up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
I kind of figured a year was nothing. How do you...

I kind of figured a year was nothing. How do you really go about finding a great contractor? Any tips would be appreciated. I thought I was doing my homework by finding multiple friends in our...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Well, this is my SECOND shower we have had done...

Well, this is my SECOND shower we have had done as our first guy improperly pitched the floor as well as some other plumbing issues.

Our second contractor (who was highly recommended by two...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
The Denshield in the niche area that is yellow...

The Denshield in the niche area that is yellow and facing the wrong direction is backed up to our closet - when he was removing the tiles he actually ripped it all out and there was a hole in our...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Hello Mike - I now realize what you are...

Hello Mike -

I now realize what you are saying is true and feel like I really know what to ask and look for before I hire my next contractor!

The faucet is a Kohler Honesty. I would greatly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Hello Again - This is unrelated to tile, but...

Hello Again -
This is unrelated to tile, but thought I would reach out for input anyways. We had our vanity top installed yesterday along with the faucets. The water from the faucets falls about an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Hello Guys - Thank you for your input. I do...

Hello Guys -

Thank you for your input. I do have additional photos to share. He unfortunately did no waterproofing on the backer board, nor did he tape the seams. I am including photos of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,967
Posted By DeniseWChicago
Uneven grout line above niche

Hello - We have had a nightmare bathroom remodel. We had to have our entire shower re-done because our first contractor did not pitch the floor correctly along with various other plumbing issues. Our...
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