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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,411
Posted By skydivingcat
I used the durock shower system to build shower...

I used the durock shower system to build shower in my basement that was plumbed for a tub. I liked the product.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
I would have never expected that. That would be a...

I would have never expected that. That would be a pain in the butt to grout with the toilet and base boards in the way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By skydivingcat
I purchased a Dewalt with the vacuum and it...

I purchased a Dewalt with the vacuum and it worked pretty good with dust control until i was working on the edges and had to open part of the shroud.

I rented a wet grinder for the main part of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Wanted to come back and thank this forum for...

Wanted to come back and thank this forum for their help on this project. I am done with the basement and my wife and daughter are happy with it. It is not perfect but i think it looks pretty good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
I think i need to use more water in the thinset....

I think i need to use more water in the thinset. I did dampen the walls prior to installing. Remove the durock and will put new up tomorrow.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Help Started the membrane install last...

Help

Started the membrane install last night. Used Versabond mixed with 6 qts of water which was the high amount on the instructions. Used 1/8 x 1/8 trowel to spread out the thinset then used a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Thanks for the help One more Should I...

Thanks for the help

One more

Should I prime the drywall or leave it bare?


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Couple more questions Transition from durock...

Couple more questions

Transition from durock to drywall do I use thinset of drywall mud?

Do I need to tape the durock prior to installing the membrane?

Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Level Pro worked good now ready for walls. I...

Level Pro worked good now ready for walls.

I am planning on use Laticrete 317 for the areas where the durock membrane is. Can I use this thinset for the rest of the wall tile where is being...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Back on this project and ready for slc on the...

Back on this project and ready for slc on the floor. On the rest of the basement I used TEC. HD has Custom Building Products and Henry 555. Which one of those would you use?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By skydivingcat
I bought my Durock shower kit from Stone tooling....

I bought my Durock shower kit from Stone tooling. No issues.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By skydivingcat
Thanks for the response. One more question. ...

Thanks for the response.

One more question.

Is the greenboard drywall better to use in the bathroom under tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By skydivingcat
Received the shower kit and I was impressed with...

Received the shower kit and I was impressed with it I hope I still am after I install it.

I was watching some videos over the week end and one of them talked about not using thinset over drywall. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By skydivingcat
I was talking about the durock shower system(foam...

I was talking about the durock shower system(foam pan, foam curb and membrane). I went with this so I did not have to do a mud pan. The question was prompted by watching the Kerdi shower system has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By skydivingcat
Durock Shower

New tile project finishing a basement shower. I decided to go with the Durock shower system and ordered it from an advertiser on this board. I have not seen any videos of installing it on a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,335
Posted By skydivingcat
I have wondered the same thing. That is the...

I have wondered the same thing. That is the first video that I have seen that shows doing it that way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Not related to my project but local college just...

Not related to my project but local college just finished a cool tile project.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Does it mater which order the drywall and the...

Does it mater which order the drywall and the foam pan goes in? By framed opening is 60 inches wide and the pan is 60 inches wide. Do I put the pan in first then drywall above that or do I put the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
I will look for different doors. The first one...

I will look for different doors. The first one that I looked at the installation manual said must drill into curb.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,188
Posted By skydivingcat
Basement Bathroom

I am finally finished with the rest of the basement and it is now time to move to the bathroom. It is a small bathroom with a low ceiling. I was originally thinking about a curbless shower but I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,012
Posted By skydivingcat
I think I am going to try the seam clips. I...

I think I am going to try the seam clips. I figure I am going to need about 2000 of the to finish my basement if I use 6 per tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,220
Posted By skydivingcat
I appeared to be where I rolled the spike roller...

I appeared to be where I rolled the spike roller into the previous buckets pour.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,220
Posted By skydivingcat
I wipe the floor down with a damp sponge and it...

I wipe the floor down with a damp sponge and it seems fine. I hope it is.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,220
Posted By skydivingcat
TEC EZ Level

TEC EZ Level
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,220
Posted By skydivingcat
After drying over night it has a white substance...

After drying over night it has a white substance on the top in areas. Should I be concerned about this?
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