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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,903
Posted By greenjp
I used a little "hook" in a recent shower build...

I used a little "hook" in a recent shower build for hanging a poof. Shown in this post - https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=1562489&postcount=29
Made by TileWare Products, not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By greenjp
Don't throw in the towel just yet! My best...

Don't throw in the towel just yet! My best advice is to ask questions here first, and to read the instructions for all the products carefully. Also definitely contact the tech support for any of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By greenjp
Great topic. I have a thread in the pro's...

Great topic. I have a thread in the pro's hangout forum about finding somebody to do a bathroom or two in my father's home. I've had 3 companies come out, each of the guys seemed pretty...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Got the shower operational and put up a couple of...

Got the shower operational and put up a couple of towel bars and the room is now fully functional. Still have some of the aforementioned finishing details to take care.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Glad I could "help", ha. I figured there had to...

Glad I could "help", ha. I figured there had to be something better for hanging a poof than either the valve handle or one of those little suction cup hooks, and those things showed up on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Been a few months since my last post. I finally...

Been a few months since my last post. I finally got the door up (a Dreamline Encore that had some very poor installation instructions and curious screw sizes that proved very finnicky to install...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-21-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By greenjp
Thanks John, good insight.

Thanks John, good insight.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-20-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By greenjp
Thanks Tonto. Here's the layout of the room,...

Thanks Tonto. Here's the layout of the room, which I don't think we'd plan on changing. The room, not including the shower, is 54" deep and 61" wide. The door is more or less centered on the 61"...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-19-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By greenjp
Bathroom remodel, Anne Arundel County MD

Hello everybody,
Looking for a contractor to potentially redo a bathroom at my father's place near Annapolis, MD. The house is mid 70's era and I believe the bathroom is the original. It's a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,840
Posted By greenjp
Wedi makes one, might be more or less the same...

Wedi makes one, might be more or less the same thing as the Schluter version though. I think the Floor Elf website has a method using silicone caulk.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,906
Posted By greenjp
Maybe use something like Wedi or Kerdi board and...

Maybe use something like Wedi or Kerdi board and put a bead of Wedi Sealant/Kerdifix at the joint?

Swan's solid surface trays have a flange, if those are available to you in a style you like.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By greenjp
Wedi's website has a distributor search. In my...

Wedi's website has a distributor search. In my area it was a regional tile shop that usually has everything in stock. Not sure where in WA you are but I did a quick search and found several places...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Copy that CX, I'll go with the silicone caulk as...

Copy that CX, I'll go with the silicone caulk as planned. Unfortunately Mapei doesn't seem to make a sanded or low sheen version, but it'll be fine. It was either that gap or skinnies in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
On to the shower now and have a question. The...

On to the shower now and have a question. The wife wanted a vertical subway pattern for the tiles (with the late addition of that accent stripe through the valve) which as I expected left a bit of a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By greenjp
24 hours is the usual requirement to walk on...

24 hours is the usual requirement to walk on newly set tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,135
Posted By greenjp
Mapei Ceramic Tile mortar is (somebody can...

Mapei Ceramic Tile mortar is (somebody can correct me if I'm wrong) essentially the same thing as Ultraflex 1. Mapei just gives it a unique name for retail at Lowes. Both meet the A118.4 spec so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By greenjp
If you were to use an adhesive of some kind (I'll...

If you were to use an adhesive of some kind (I'll leave whether that's a good idea or not to someone with more knowledge) I think it might be a good idea to use something like Wedi sealant or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
I ended up using a razor knife to scrape all...

I ended up using a razor knife to scrape all those little stickers off. Wasn't too bad.

I set the tile last Wednesday, applied the sealant on Saturday, and grouted yesterday. It turned out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,358
Posted By greenjp
Bobby, I DIY'd a shower a few years ago and...

Bobby, I DIY'd a shower a few years ago and cannot recommend enough that you use waterproof foam boards for the walls. If you're going with the Kerdi system (either their foam pan or a mud base with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Ok I am getting ready to set the floor tiles...

Ok I am getting ready to set the floor tiles tomorrow or Thursday. A question: each tile has this sticker on the side. Must this be removed? They do not peel off neatly.

An observation about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By greenjp
Check out the floor profiles here. Specifically...

Check out the floor profiles here. Specifically the sloped profiles if your tile surface will be above the adjacent flooring.
https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/Profiles/For-Floors/c/P-FF
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Davy, This photo shows the layout, whole...

Davy,
This photo shows the layout, whole tiles in that corner meeting the shower and across the wall to the entry. The big 3/4" profile fits right into the doorway so the tiles go right across...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Ok I've been making progress on the room and the...

Ok I've been making progress on the room and the next step is finally tiling the floor. Looking at my tile layout and have a question about tiling around the toilet drain. Instead of tiling and then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,597
Posted By greenjp
x2 on the Wedi board. IMO the easiest and most...

x2 on the Wedi board. IMO the easiest and most foolproof system especially for an inexperienced DIYer. It's pricey but if you've got the tub in and the studs are good to go you can get the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,601
Posted By greenjp
Another item for advice (maybe this is more of a...

Another item for advice (maybe this is more of a Terry Love question but figure try here first):
- the drain is about 1/2" offset to the right and away from the back wall. I can move it by hand to...
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