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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,414
Posted By Fatsix
Are the threads bottoming out? Are there threads...

Are the threads bottoming out? Are there threads still left exposed after it is tight at the 8 o clock position? How about ditching the tape and applying teflon sealant and getting another 3/4 turn...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,625
Posted By Fatsix
Here is a link for the waste venting. I found...

Here is a link for the waste venting. I found this very helpful when doing mine. Scroll halfway down for waste venting options. If not vented properly, your sinks will create suction when emptying...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-11-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 1,927,890
Posted By Fatsix
uh hunh. Sink in the shower, why didn't I think...

uh hunh. Sink in the shower, why didn't I think of that? The possibilities are endless. The tile selection is nice too.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 1,927,890
Posted By Fatsix
Should kerdi have been installed on the ceiling...

Should kerdi have been installed on the ceiling as well? Or should a rain head with an extension be used?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,058
Posted By Fatsix
On first thought I would say replace that cast...

On first thought I would say replace that cast iron with some PVC, the fittings are alot smaller and will allow you to fix the floor properly. However, you will open a can of worms. I'd replace it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,162
Posted By Fatsix
If you tile to the ceiling, why even bother? ...

If you tile to the ceiling, why even bother? There will be no seam to see. Mine is drywall to drywall. The corner joint is already packed with thinset from the kerdi install. I should have cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
Found another picture of how I think i'm going to...

Found another picture of how I think i'm going to do it. I don't think loading the flange up with kerdi fix and taping it flat is right. Bed the kerdi into the fix and then partially fill that void...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
I guess I gave a poor explanation. It is 1/2...

I guess I gave a poor explanation. It is 1/2 deep from the face of the sheetrock to the front of the tub flange. Do I fill it completely with kerdi fix and smooth the kerdi down straight to the rim...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
The wife and I couldn't wait any longer to...

The wife and I couldn't wait any longer to perform the water test. That is version 2 of the custom shower curtain. As far as sealing the tub flange I am unsure on the proper installation method. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By Fatsix
Home depot and lowes will thread pipe to any...

Home depot and lowes will thread pipe to any length. You also might be able to trim some threads off of a standard length nipple.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,615
Posted By Fatsix
I vote for the floating of the mortar if you...

I vote for the floating of the mortar if you don't want to get into moving things. Plumbing is not terribly difficult, and last i checked it cannot directly kill you. An 1.5" shouldn't be a deal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,615
Posted By Fatsix
If you are not going to mortar the entire back of...

If you are not going to mortar the entire back of the sheet, why even bother with it? Why cant you slide Tue tub out?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,615
Posted By Fatsix
Tapcons don't have ridges under the heads to...

Tapcons don't have ridges under the heads to grind away material as they countersink like cbu screws. Why not just put up mesh and mortar and trowel the walls flat and square? If you have the room,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,505
Posted By Fatsix
See if the trim ring for the faucet will allow...

See if the trim ring for the faucet will allow the hole to be moved over 1/4". The trim ring should be close to 2" in diameter.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
What is the recommended installation method of...

What is the recommended installation method of this type of tile? Emperador dark, with a expoxy type resin with some type of ceramic or stone bits sprinkled on the back? Back butter, back burn? ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By Fatsix
There can't be anything more refreshing and...

There can't be anything more refreshing and awakening than a nice steamy shower every morning to reinvigorate the moldy carpet and urine fragrance.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
I have a question about using kerdi fix. Should...

I have a question about using kerdi fix. Should I seal the ditra to the bottom of the tub with it or use silicone. Also on the front side of the tub where the wall comes to a corner. Should I run...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,329
Posted By Fatsix
Java, Sheet rock joints vertical or horizontal?...

Java,
Sheet rock joints vertical or horizontal? Do you overlap the kerdi at the top and bottom, or at the sides?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
Any input on which tile patterns to stay away...

Any input on which tile patterns to stay away from with a small bathroom?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
I have Rush River Dark Emperador stone. 12x12. ...

I have Rush River Dark Emperador stone. 12x12.
While trying to figure out which patterns i want to use. I noticed it has a resin type coating with ceramic bits sprinkled on the back. Can I use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,174
Posted By Fatsix
You can also have someone hold or tape the vacuum...

You can also have someone hold or tape the vacuum hose to the grinder to cut down on the dust.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
I'm concerned about the un modified (ditraset)...

I'm concerned about the un modified (ditraset) not drying properly between the latex modified patch and the ditra.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
Highlighted the low spots. First pour is in Red,...

Highlighted the low spots. First pour is in Red, Second pour is in Green.

I would like to use a patching compound or mortar and just screed it level with the rest of the floor. Tec Skil Set Fast...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By Fatsix
I wound up using tec skil set self leveling...

I wound up using tec skil set self leveling underlayment from lowes. 4 bags on the first pour. I noticed I still had a low spot behind the toilet, on the right corner by the tub and a small area by...
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