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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Wow, surprise me. I have always thought the 1/8"...

Wow, surprise me. I have always thought the 1/8" joint size was a firm demarcation for sanded vs unsanded. In fact i have read responses here telling people just that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Miracle grout

I was in Lowes today buying some plywood, took a walk down the tool aisle, and found myself in the tile aisle. Wife is wanting to replace sheet vinyl in a smal bath with ceramic, so i'm slowly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
You're probably correct cx. I cleaned my glasses...

You're probably correct cx. I cleaned my glasses and looked closer ... might be an easy install. And if the tles are more or less period correct it could look good.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Mark ... the concrete tiles ... are you proposing...

Mark ... the concrete tiles ... are you proposing to install them on top of the existing brick, or inset so they are flush with the face of the brick?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
I like the picture frame idea. It would be a lot...

I like the picture frame idea. It would be a lot of tedius work, but it could look very dynamic in thd right application. The liner could stop short of thd schluter strip and a standard fieled tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,623
$115 or unhappy wife. Hmm ... lemme think about...

$115 or unhappy wife. Hmm ... lemme think about that ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Righf jeff. You will have a finished end that...

Righf jeff. You will have a finished end that would be butted against the schluter strip.

And my description was off a little ... you would need to cut a pair of outside miters. It would be a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
CX ... i agree, but i was responding with an...

CX ... i agree, but i was responding with an option if the installer wanted a belt and suspenders option.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Weight could be an issue, but you could screw a...

Weight could be an issue, but you could screw a cleat to the wall behind and below the cooktop to provide support. Something as simple as a full width aluminum angle screwed to the studs, with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Heres a thought. Might be a stretch, my wife...

Heres a thought. Might be a stretch, my wife would probably tell me no.

Hopefully the pencil liner only meets the schluter a couple of places. Very carefully cut an inside miter on the end of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Should have raised the niche an inch to align...

Should have raised the niche an inch to align with upper joint.

Maybe added a contrasting horizontal stripe to break up the field.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Google Daltile One Quartz Surface. Comes in...

Google Daltile One Quartz Surface. Comes in sizes up to about 6x11 ft
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
I just googled American Standard 60" tub with...

I just googled American Standard 60" tub with apron, and the spec sheet shows that the overall dimension is actually 60". You probaby need to do a little careful expliratory surgery to easure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,383
Travis ... that diagonal brace adds to tje...

Travis ... that diagonal brace adds to tje structural integrity of the house. Just replacing the missing section wont doany good, it has to span continuously from top plate to sill plate. It could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Jerry ... great opportunity for you to present a...

Jerry ... great opportunity for you to present a cost save or value engineeing to the client. Do a little research, find out what it would cost to do the mapei product. Then price the other way. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,623
I may have missed something in your description. ...

I may have missed something in your description. You said the walls have very flat paint ... thats typically a description of the sheen of the paint, the glossiness. Doesnt have anything to do with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Rob ... you didnt say what you did. All new...

Rob ... you didnt say what you did. All new epoxy grout?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Testing ... Hmm ... more practice required.

Testing ...

Hmm ... more practice required.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Aye Cap'n.

Aye Cap'n.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Following the guy's advice at the tile store ...

Following the guy's advice at the tile store

In the future, you might want to read the instructions on the container.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Why not put the soap dish at the top of the...

Why not put the soap dish at the top of the leave-out (with room for the grout joint) and fill in below with a skinny tile piece. The skinny tile will give a correct grout line to the tile below,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Generally a good list of questions. Ask to see a...

Generally a good list of questions. Ask to see a copy if their license and insurance. You say youre in an apartmnt ... ask the manager if they need to be added as additional insured on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
CX ... fair question. Grinding off the face of...

CX ... fair question. Grinding off the face of the chair rail will be very messy. Removing the relatively soft mortar will be easier, and setting thin block in the recess will be quick and easy.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Thats not stone, it is polished concrete block. ...

Thats not stone, it is polished concrete block. The chair rail pieceis probably 2" deep, and there is a 6" block behind it. The rest of the wall is standard 8×8×16 block, they install a course of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Might help to put a fan on the floor to force air...

Might help to put a fan on the floor to force air circulation into the joint.
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