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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By austinpower
Thanks everyone. Yes, this is a glass...

Thanks everyone. Yes, this is a glass application. I have some extra kerdi so I might just use that. It won't hurt.

Yup, I always caulk the corners and leave expansion gaps between the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By austinpower
Isolation membrane: kerdi or redgaurd

Hi All,
I'll be installing a backsplash at my mom's house next week. She's had foundation movement in the past which caused some cracks in the area I'll be installing the backsplash. Foundation...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-22-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,563
Posted By austinpower
Thanks BBcamp. I'll probably end up buying a...

Thanks BBcamp. I'll probably end up buying a grout sealter for the floor, and use enhancing sealer after I've sealed the floor. Here is the link for my shower pics.
...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-22-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,563
Posted By austinpower
Travertine and stone shower, clean and seal

Hi folks, getting ready to clean and seal shower. Walls are travertine and floor is stone.

What products are readily available at Home Depot or Lowes for:

1. Clean? Shower does have soap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By austinpower
Cool, thanks for the advice folks. And yes, I...

Cool, thanks for the advice folks. And yes, I plan on going to my trusty plumbing supply store on Monday. I'm going to have them explain the valve in question and how it works and how to properly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By austinpower
Plumbing Forums?

Hi everyone. I'm pretty ignorant when it comes to fixing plumbing fixtures. Is there a forum as great as this one that pertains only to plumbing? I would like to learn more about how all the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By austinpower
Thanks for the compliments everyone. We thought...

Thanks for the compliments everyone. We thought we'd try stained concrete on this house and see how it holds up with renters.

Arizona Polymer Flooring. Their products are great. Whatever you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By austinpower
stain, epoxy, polyurethane, and 2 layers of...

stain, epoxy, polyurethane, and 2 layers of wax...in that order.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By austinpower
and a few more...we cut a notch in the wall to...

and a few more...we cut a notch in the wall to open the kitchen up a little. The big picture window in the livingroom is new and replaced a tiny bathroom-like window.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By austinpower
and more pics......decided to "take a trip on the...

and more pics......decided to "take a trip on the wild side" and laid the inside niche tile on a diagonal.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By austinpower
More pics......the ugly shower window had to go. ...

More pics......the ugly shower window had to go. I love Kerdi. Don't get Kerdi Fix on your fingers. It's like herpes...just won't go away! :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By austinpower
Efren's Investment Remodel

Hey folks, we just finished a fixer upper a few weeks ago. Here are some pics.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By austinpower
Just found my answer. Redgaurd over kerdi is...

Just found my answer. Redgaurd over kerdi is acceptable.
http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=779531&postcount=25
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By austinpower
Quick question, I forgot to order the premade...

Quick question, I forgot to order the premade kerdi corners for my niche, so I fabbed the corners myself(I just cut a square down the middle and did that fold over thing). I don't feel very...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By austinpower
Dangit...Dave, it's all your fault since you're...

Dangit...Dave, it's all your fault since you're the one that sent me the stuff! :)

Time to take out my Michael Jackson gloves.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By austinpower
Kerdi Fix "fix"

So......I'm remodeling a shower in an investment property I just bought. This is the first time I use Kerdi Fix. I love the stuff. However, it's all over my fingers and the stuff has become one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,410
Posted By austinpower
Thanks Mike. Will Kerdi fix be adequate for...

Thanks Mike. Will Kerdi fix be adequate for "sticking" the kerdi to the tub? When I install the tile, it make sense that I not caulk where the tile and tub almost touch. If I caulk, it seems like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,410
Posted By austinpower
Tub surround cross section pics?

I just bought an investment property and will be replacing the tub surround. I'm still not sure if I'm going the sheetrock/kerdi or hardi/redgaurd method. I've done several kerdi showers, but never...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By austinpower
Well, I finished the remodel last week. I could...

Well, I finished the remodel last week. I could have finished much faster, but something called a full time job got in the way. I was able to buy all the tile(about 400sqft worth with 3 boxes of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By austinpower
Thanks JB! The man himself! MountainJ, the...

Thanks JB! The man himself!

MountainJ, the roots were being fed by the shower. Water was draining from inside the shower to the outside(not vice-versa)! The roots, after a long time, found that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By austinpower
One question, I'm tiling the cieling of the...

One question, I'm tiling the cieling of the shower with 2x2 ceramic tile. How the heck do I keep them from falling on my head? The 2x2 tiles come in big sheets. Do I need to do one sheet at a time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By austinpower
Let's step back a second regarding the walls in...

Let's step back a second regarding the walls in the tub. Did you place a waterproof barrier behind the wonderboard?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By austinpower
I can always put a 2 foot ladder next to the...

I can always put a 2 foot ladder next to the shower so they can climb in and out of the shower! :lol1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By austinpower
Thanks Jason, I normally would take it past the...

Thanks Jason,
I normally would take it past the p-trap as well. However, this is a rental, time is money, and also, there is a "y" right behind the ptrap. You can kinda see it in the pic. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By austinpower
Do you think my angle grinder with metal cutoff...

Do you think my angle grinder with metal cutoff wheels would work?
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