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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,679
Posted By lojoma
Finished Product

A little bit of painting left to do, but pretty much done. I think it turned out pretty nice!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,679
Posted By lojoma
Oops, got out of order

Meant to post before and during the self-leveling process pics. Also a shot of figuring out the layout and where I would need to trim the sheets. I labeled each with a piece of tape and a number so I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,679
Posted By lojoma
Floor is in!

The LevelQuik ES pour went fine...nice and level. Here are a couple of pics of the floor. I was a little disappointed with the consistency of the spacing of the tiles on the mesh...I think I used...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,679
Posted By lojoma
Retro Half-Bath Redo

Hi all,

It's been a few years since I have done any tiling work, so I haven't been around for a while. I'm starting a new half-bath project that will really only have some floor tile. Using 1"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By lojoma
About your curb

http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=75778&page=7

I am a DIYer, not a pro. Check out post #105 on my thread to see how I did the curb. I used a Schluter metal trim piece for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,519
Posted By lojoma
Hey, thanks. If I learned anything, it's that...

Hey, thanks. If I learned anything, it's that with a lot of careful planning and practice, you can get a good outcome, and that the folks here are so kind and helpful when trying to figure things...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,390
Posted By lojoma
bump. Any thoughts greatly appreciated.

bump. Any thoughts greatly appreciated.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,390
Posted By lojoma
Help! Grout ruined??

Okay, in the "I meant to do that a while back but" category:

I had a fair amount of effloresence after grouting the shower (this was about 8 months ago now?) and intended to go back and try to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,747
Views: 451,415
Posted By lojoma
Will do! Thanks!

Will do! Thanks!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,747
Views: 451,415
Posted By lojoma
Broken Tuscan Leveling straps in package

I got a bucket of 500 straps, and as I went through it I would find an occasional strap that had broken from its base. I didn't think too much of it until I got to the bottom and realized I had a lot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By lojoma
CX, I hope I didn't create any confusion here. I...

CX, I hope I didn't create any confusion here. I should have been more clear that I removed the 4" pipe after the concrete pour; it didn't stay in the floor. I wrapped it in sill seal so the pipe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By lojoma
I had the same situation in my bathroom. I used...

I had the same situation in my bathroom. I used the Kerdi floor pan too. I asked the same question. I was unsure how far below the surface to put the top of the drain pipe. The advice I got was to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,642
Posted By lojoma
Curious if you have a particular product in mind...

Curious if you have a particular product in mind to use?

I have used Custom's LevelQuik ES (for "extended set") several times. It gives more flow time to work with which is VERY helpful for DIY or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,390
Posted By lojoma
Mostly mostly done!

Work is FINALLY coming to a close. I have a couple of towel bars, one last light (came with broken glass so waiting on new one), and two mirrors and then the bathroom is done.

Thanks to all who...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By lojoma
Thanks CX

Thanks CX
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By lojoma
With the 23/32 plywood, how long should the...

With the 23/32 plywood, how long should the screws be?

Do I need to glue the plywood to the joists as well as use screws?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By lojoma
The pic with red wall is the outside wall showing...

The pic with red wall is the outside wall showing how the wall is resting on top of plywood on top of the joists. So I can't just take out the wood and concrete it in (or can I??)

Other pic shows...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By lojoma
Thanks...18x18 ceramic.

Thanks...18x18 ceramic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By lojoma
Island of plywood in sea of concrete slab

Howdy all,

Tearing out kitchen floor tile. We have a slab but had a little surprise in one corner where there the tile was adhered to plywood!

This corner always sounded hollow, which I thought...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-01-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,252
Posted By lojoma
Thanks! Looked at his website...he had me at...

Thanks! Looked at his website...he had me at Kerdi. Will give them a call.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-31-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,252
Posted By lojoma
Looking for quality tile setter in Memphis

Hi all,

I need a good tile guy/gal to redo my kitchen floor. It is currently ceramic on concrete slab. Tomorrow the plumber busts through the slab to fix a broken drain pipe and we are replacing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,390
Posted By lojoma
Thanks, Wendy. I got the curb finished...

Thanks, Wendy.

I got the curb finished today. Please ignore the messy shower floor. I also got all the tiles for the bottom row of the shower walls cut to size but didn't get to install them....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,390
Posted By lojoma
Also, I did what CX suggested and the curb now...

Also, I did what CX suggested and the curb now has a slope of about 2%. Is that going to be sufficient or does it need more slope? I'm not sure how that will affect the shower door closing, if at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,390
Posted By lojoma
Thanks, Mick! That helps a lot! I was using 1/8"...

Thanks, Mick! That helps a lot! I was using 1/8" spacing so that would have worked. I assumed it was because it would be hard to get the thinset under the base of the strap for the newly placed tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,390
Posted By lojoma
Oh and I got bullnose for trim around the edges...

Oh and I got bullnose for trim around the edges and the niche (I haven't gotten to the edging yet). The glass tile was off the shelf from Home Depot but I don't recall what it was. It is a stock item...
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