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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By KarenA01
Thanks for the replies so far! Hopefully there...

Thanks for the replies so far! Hopefully there will be more addressing the points I mentioned!



I intend to do at that. For example I intend to say something like:

"Although some use type 1...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By KarenA01
Finding and hiring a GC For a bathroom renovation

We are now just about at the point to start the process of finding a GC... I think we have what we want to have done mostly nailed down (well expect for a few questions I hope get answered)... I just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
Tiling over tub tile flange.

I have a few question about two topics with respect to how tiling over the tub tile flange should be handled for a tub/shower alcove.

1) To maintain the same height of the grout line in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
Thanks CX... Now I know to bring up the issues as...

Thanks CX... Now I know to bring up the issues as i said back then I did not and I would expect a GC to talk about it if I bring it up.

In the more general case, would a good GC be expected to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
What are you thinking of? Not using tile on the...

What are you thinking of? Not using tile on the floor?

If you mean moving fixtures I thought about that... If we need to move the plumbing and wires out of the way to fix the floor, moving...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
I mean the degree of expertise most GCs are...

I mean the degree of expertise most GCs are likely to have these days... You are VERY experienced and I would guess more so than most.



If the GC was informed of these potential issues up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
After reading the last 2 posts, any...

After reading the last 2 posts, any recommendations on if

1) I should look to hire a structural engineer to evaluate and recommend specifically what to to about the cracked and sagging joists,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
With a string across the length of the bathroom...

With a string across the length of the bathroom (~110") it look like it drops ~ 1/4" in the first 1ft from the outside wall and then comes back up to about ~ 1/8" off the floor.

It stays about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
Thanks kevin, I am trying to figure how to...

Thanks kevin,

I am trying to figure how to proceed and what will need to be done before I start taking to contractors.



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
I don't have a long straight edge but ... I...

I don't have a long straight edge but ...

I saw an "Ask This Old House" segment about a sloping kitchen floor . Tom Silva put a roll of tape on the floor and it started rolling... then came to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By KarenA01
A CX has said said times, External 1 glue...

A CX has said said times,


External 1 glue no side less that C ...and I think 3/4" IIRC

But the don't list the grade of the faces on your link. But the second option looks better in terms of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By KarenA01
Thanks Jon, I fear you are right that...

Thanks Jon,

I fear you are right that material labor cost as well the availability of materials good contractors will be significant issues in the current environment... If it was not for COVID,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By KarenA01
Whereabouts are you located? I will be...

Whereabouts are you located?

I will be starting to look for a GC for my bathroom renovation in a couple of weeks, and I am worried that is what it will be like here as well!


- karen
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By KarenA01
Did you just buy it? Looks like a crack to...

Did you just buy it?

Looks like a crack to me that has has been resined to keep it together..

I have read they are doing that with a lot of granite slabs that would otherwise not be salable...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
With respect to my second question in the...

With respect to my second question in the previous post...

As I said I originally thought the tub would 16" high, but to fit in the space, if I want cast iron it will be only 14" high, and tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
A question about esthetics vs practicality and...

A question about esthetics vs practicality and cost. We will be using a general contractor for our bathroom renovation so they will be doing the tile wok but I want to get some feedback about ways...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-04-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By KarenA01
Dave, Does the Finec edge bring the...

Dave,

Does the Finec edge bring the durability of a back mitered glazed inkjet porcelain tile edge back to what a bullnose corner would be?

In my bathroom I will have an outside corner in a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-03-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By KarenA01
Organic in this case just means that you have...

Organic in this case just means that you have carbon hydrogen bonds...

The siloxanes used have an inorganic part (with a Silicon oxygen bond) attached to an organic part (carbon chain with only...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-03-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By KarenA01
They don't get into detail but if you look at the...

They don't get into detail but if you look at the SDS you find some do...

DryTreat Stain-Proof marketed as a stone and grout sealer does (and has it origins from the usage Norman describes)

...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
I was wondering if anyone was familiar with this...

I was wondering if anyone was familiar with this type of wall construction

From where the walls are penetrated and layers exposed exposed (near but outside of the tub and under the sink in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
BTW if worst came to worst, this tile also comes...

BTW if worst came to worst, this tile also comes in a 2X2" mosaic that could be used for the floor (I assume that would not need the floor to be as flat)...

Probably awfully pricey (was not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
When I wrote level I meant flat. The way I...

When I wrote level I meant flat.

The way I interpret it is that the pictures say the floor is not flat as it slopes at different angles in different places... With the pictures I am going straight...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-02-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By KarenA01
Hi Norman, The reason you don't hear about...

Hi Norman,

The reason you don't hear about them is that they don't advertise their chemistry but this sealer (although solvent based) is the type of sealer you are referring to to:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,135
Posted By KarenA01
The joys of an older home...The more I learn and...

The joys of an older home...The more I learn and so know to look for issues, the more I find.

From a different thread on a different issue:



That got me thinking... The bathroom is on an...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-02-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By KarenA01
Hi Rich A few questions if you don't mind......

Hi Rich

A few questions if you don't mind...

Did you install any in showers? If so do you know if there were any issues long term with them?

On the edge cut... Is it a significant issue for...
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