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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,789
Posted By Gozo
Just as an FYI, I used the Ultracolor FA for the...

Just as an FYI, I used the Ultracolor FA for the bathroom floor, shower walls and floor, with 1/16 to 3/16” grout spacing (different areas) and on my kitchen backsplash, and found it to be easy to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Gozo
You can install right over new drywall without...

You can install right over new drywall without any special prep. Maybe just moisten it up a bit with a damp sponge so it doesn’t suck too much out of your thinset. If the paint on the painted wall...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-09-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,249
Posted By Gozo
Check on the garage journal forum. Lots of...

Check on the garage journal forum. Lots of activity there on floor coatings and many vendors are active there on a daily basis.
On the “hot tire pickup”; I don’t think it’s a thing unless you’re...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,789
Posted By Gozo
Shifting back from the Redguard thickness thing… ...

Shifting back from the Redguard thickness thing…



Best or not, the method I used was making up a “story stick”. Used a long piece if lath (1 1/2 x 1/4 or so by 7’) and laid out the tiles and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Gozo
Usually, I just sit back and watch on threads...

Usually, I just sit back and watch on threads like this. The piece quoted above went “ping!” in my mind. I’m not sure how the tile store is carrying any practical liability. Even if everything...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,420
Posted By Gozo
Truer words have rarely been said. Been there,...

Truer words have rarely been said. Been there, done that...many times.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,609
Posted By Gozo
I’ve had luck with BonAmi and Cerama-Brite. Both...

I’ve had luck with BonAmi and Cerama-Brite. Both have effective abrasives without scratching. If you have a spare piece of tile you can use it as a test piece.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,170
Posted By Gozo
Yep, Quadec can be used exactly as you’re...

Yep, Quadec can be used exactly as you’re proposing. I’ve used Rondec (rounded version of the same stuff) just like that. Makes for a nice edge.
It may be just the angle or temporary nature of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,246
Posted By Gozo
I had to go a bit further and dig out about 1/8”...

I had to go a bit further and dig out about 1/8” or so of the plywood to get the hot lead connector to sit flush with the DitraHeat. Been in operation 2+ years; never had any reason to give it a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,609
Posted By Gozo
I have a bath mat in front of the shower and the...

I have a bath mat in front of the shower and the Kerdi-heat wires are under it. It’s been on in the early AM and later PM hours daily for about 3 years. 12” or so square tile, 1/4”-ish grout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,687
Posted By Gozo
Just my thoughts on the questions asked: 1-once...

Just my thoughts on the questions asked:
1-once the wire’s run, it very unlikely to need to be bothered with again. Through the attic would give you access to pull additional or replacement wiring...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,831
Posted By Gozo
Is that an acrylic or fiberglass tray? If so,...

Is that an acrylic or fiberglass tray? If so, thinset or grout never really sticks to it; and as it flexes it tends to crack the grout. I dealt with that for 20+ years until we parted ways.
On...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Gozo
It’s hard to tell any degree of lippage from my...

It’s hard to tell any degree of lippage from my point of view in the pictures, but it does look like the grout was wiped down either too soon or too wet, and washed more of the grout out from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,609
Posted By Gozo
And after it hardens, you can break it out with a...

And after it hardens, you can break it out with a screwdriver at a shallow angle and a few taps with a hammer. You’d only need to do that if/where the wire goes from one sheet to the next.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By Gozo
You can build the bench with 2x4 or similar...

You can build the bench with 2x4 or similar lumber and use KerdiBoard as you describe. I also couldn’t find the 2” stuff by me, so went with 3/4 ply for the top and above that 1/2” drywall and just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 39,536
Posted By Gozo
One year follow-up in corner grouting: no cracks...

One year follow-up in corner grouting: no cracks at all where I dug out and replaced the silicone with grout. No moldy issues either. Worked out fine for me. Just got lucky I guess.
After the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,149
Posted By Gozo
Glass door hardware mounting

No matter how hard they try to convince you “we do it all the time” (I’m sure they do); resist the temptation to just go along.
I had the same conversation, wound up doing myself. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,422
Posted By Gozo
Welcome to the forum Mike. Nothing at all wrong...

Welcome to the forum Mike. Nothing at all wrong with wiring inside a shower wall. Supposed to be waterproof so the wire doesn’t care.
100% agree with the other Mike’s post.
The code’s is what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By Gozo
100% agree with the heat shrink tubing. I’d go...

100% agree with the heat shrink tubing. I’d go further. Solder the wires at the splice and slick a sliver of hot melt glue in the heat shrink tubing. When you heat the tubing (hot air gun, hair...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,170
Posted By Gozo
If it’s too late to flatten the wall a bit;...

If it’s too late to flatten the wall a bit; you’ll be surprised how much the trim will flex. Make sure you hit the studs with the trim nails. Filling the gap that much will not pleasing at all. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 20,567
Posted By Gozo
I did pretty much exactly that. Started at the...

I did pretty much exactly that. Started at the bottom accent row and made sure it was level with both a bubble level and laser level. Once that was set, built up from there on all three walls and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Gozo
Welcome Tyler. I think you’d be fine just up to...

Welcome Tyler. I think you’d be fine just up to the level of the cabinets. You could do a contrasting paint or other feature on the other upper and sliver areas of the wall. Could also use a filler...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,687
Posted By Gozo
Used these: ...

Used these: http://www.glasscraftersmirroredcabinets.com/mirrored-cabinets/frameless-cabinets/frameless-flat-mirror They’re designed to fit into a standard 2x4 wall. Lots of similar options. I’m...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,687
Posted By Gozo
Do you have storage space planned? Everyone’s...

Do you have storage space planned? Everyone’s different, but I planned 2 large vanity cabinets, 2 sets of double recessed mirrors cabinets, and 5’ wide closet. My crap takes up a few shelves. My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Gozo
I’ll join the pile. Had much the same issue. ...

I’ll join the pile. Had much the same issue.
One caution: looks like you have stained red oak hardwood flooring. There will be the temptation to refinish the floors. This leads to not just the...
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