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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Hi cx, Yes I talked with the contractor. He...

Hi cx,

Yes I talked with the contractor. He is a general contractor and he sent over 2 of his workers to do the tiling.

They were going to come back over today to grout, but I told him I don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Also maybe if a moderator could give this thread...

Also maybe if a moderator could give this thread a better name.... how about

"My small master bath remodel (done by contractor).. pics and questions inside".

Thanks :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
a few more

a few more
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Hi everybody, They put my tile up (no grout...

Hi everybody,

They put my tile up (no grout yet), and I snapped a bunch of photos. I would say it looks average at best but definitely not perfect. There are a couple things I am definitely not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Ok I will do that in the future :) ...

Ok I will do that in the future :)

Everything is going good so far... two coats of Redgard, silicone sealing up around the bottom of the durock, and they started the tiling.

I'll put up a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Hi Isaac, Yes I told him I wanted the...

Hi Isaac,

Yes I told him I wanted the backsplash made from the accent tile. I will definitely make sure they seal up that gap too with silicone :)

Thanks for the help!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Ok I will do that :) I'm very thankful for...

Ok I will do that :)

I'm very thankful for all the great information I've gotten from everybody here.

Now I'll be able to supervise my contractor and his helpers and make sure everything is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Thanks for the help Tool Guy! I will clean...

Thanks for the help Tool Guy!

I will clean off that spackle with a sponge, and I will make sure that they use silicone to seal up that area after they apply the Redgard.

For changing the title...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Ah sorry about that, I should have posted this in...

Ah sorry about that, I should have posted this in that thread. Can it be moved to that thread somehow?

By tub legs, do you just mean the left and right sides of the tub where it touches the wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Several tile questions... tiling starts Wednesday... help!

Hi all,

Like the title says, my contractor is planning to start tiling the walls and ceiling around my tub in my little master bath on Wednesday. I actually bought the tile over a year ago, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Thanks everybody for all the help! I talked...

Thanks everybody for all the help!

I talked to my contractor today. He told me again that he doesn't think it is necessary. He said he uses the Redgard when does showers only without tubs, but I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Thanks Ken :D My contractor texted me and...

Thanks Ken :D

My contractor texted me and said he would be coming over Tuesday morning to do the tiling and have me show them how I want it installed.

I responded:

"Are you going to tape the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
I have a 1st floor unit and a finished basement,...

I have a 1st floor unit and a finished basement, so nobody below me.

I wish there was nobody above me either :D

They should have a rule that the people upstairs have to have carpeting.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Thanks Tool Guy! It's the first time I've...

Thanks Tool Guy!

It's the first time I've been through this, and will be the last (at least in this condo), so I want to make sure everything is done right :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
sure thing:

sure thing:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
One other thing I just noticed. When I pushed on...

One other thing I just noticed. When I pushed on the Durock a little bit right around the valve area, it is not completely solid feeling. There is a litte movement. Is that ok?

Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Hi Tool Guy, thanks for your response. That...

Hi Tool Guy, thanks for your response.

That plastic cover was just about falling off, so I took it off and took the pic:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
2 more pics

2 more pics
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,820
Posted By Frizzle
Small Master Bath Remodel

Hi everybody,

I am having my bathroom completely remodeled from the studs, and the contractor just put up the cement board, sheetrock, and spackled.

After he left, I saw that in some areas, the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Frizzle
Oh wow that looks nice, is that a job you did? ...

Oh wow that looks nice, is that a job you did?

Since you're here I'll ask you a few more questions if you don't mind :)

What is the color and width of the grout? I was thinking about trying to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Frizzle
that looks really nice Brian, what brand of tile...

that looks really nice Brian, what brand of tile is it?

is it porcelain or real marble?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Frizzle
Thanks for the replies Paul and Brian. I did...

Thanks for the replies Paul and Brian.

I did order a 3x6 sample from a different company, but did not order from them because the price was over $200 more. The sample had smoother edges then the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Frizzle
Here are 2 photos. One of a whole piece of...

Here are 2 photos.

One of a whole piece of the 6x6 tile, and one of a close-up of the 'mini-chips' that I was talking about:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Frizzle
tile damaged in shipment (questions)

Hi all,

I am in the middle of my very first bathroom remodel, and I found some really nice tile for the shower walls (it is porcelain 'carrara' from Alfa Tile of Spain, I ordered 8 boxes, about 85...
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