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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,010
Posted By ss3964spd
Maybe the drawing helps? The niche would run...

Maybe the drawing helps?

The niche would run the length of the back wall.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 208
Posted By ss3964spd
For what it's worth, Don, I also used epoxy grout...

For what it's worth, Don, I also used epoxy grout in my master bathroom, based on the same logic stated above; it's water proof so mold can't grow in it. Also used porcelain tile which absorbs less...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, Tony, I don't see a lot of options....

Welcome, Tony,

I don't see a lot of options. You could just a whole mess of drywall compound and feather it out as far as possible from where the CBU abuts the drywall but that still leaves a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,452
Posted By ss3964spd
Ode, the positioning of the curb at that outside...

Ode, the positioning of the curb at that outside corner is going to present some decisions on how to deal with the baseboard detail. Do you intend to use tile as a baseboard or wood?

For the other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By ss3964spd
Among the first things I'd want to do is verify...

Among the first things I'd want to do is verify the measurements of all those tiles to ensure they are the advertised size. Often they aren't.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,585
Posted By ss3964spd
Stacked stone in the niche, Eric? I do believe...

Stacked stone in the niche, Eric? I do believe that's going to be difficult to clean. Buy hey, if you and the cat don't mind then I sure don't. ;)

I've never used CQ. If they are suggesting an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,010
Posted By ss3964spd
Though the good ship Furout has already sailed,...

Though the good ship Furout has already sailed, I'd have considered extending a soffet down about 3 feet from the ceiling (assuming an 8' ceiling height), then bump out the wall about 12" or 14"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,727
Posted By ss3964spd
Good grief, Cliff, how in the world could they...

Good grief, Cliff, how in the world could they install that glass 1" out of plumb!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By ss3964spd
Kai, I used a very similar basket weave tile for...

Kai, I used a very similar basket weave tile for my shower floor. I decided to focus on the drain layout and allow the perimeter to fall where it may. Given the size of the individual tiles it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,092
Posted By ss3964spd
Have you checked/adjusted the alignment of the...

Have you checked/adjusted the alignment of the saw, Dan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By ss3964spd
As long as those holes aren't weeping any water...

As long as those holes aren't weeping any water you could try to fill the holes with caulk, David, but no guarantee of success. The current caulk should be silicone, and new silicone tends not to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By ss3964spd
Kyle, we've merged your threads for the sake of...

Kyle, we've merged your threads for the sake of continuity.

Agree with Justin. At this point your options are limited, especially since you have one wall at 5/8" and another at 3/8". I think crown...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,340
Posted By ss3964spd
A better saw than that Skil wouldn't be a bad...

A better saw than that Skil wouldn't be a bad idea.

I've been using an MK370 for years. Not expensive by any means but does somehow cut dead straight and very clean.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,763
Posted By ss3964spd
Tim, you don't want to butt them together, you...

Tim, you don't want to butt them together, you need a joint.

Because they meet at an outside corner, and because they should be sloped towards the drain, you'll need to cut them at a 45*. For a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,483
Posted By ss3964spd
Not sure what to tell you about the mud bed, Dan,...

Not sure what to tell you about the mud bed, Dan, only that I wouldn't want to bury the drain line in the mud unless the PVC was supported on the plywood under it every 6 inches and the mud on top...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,340
Posted By ss3964spd
Uh huh. In my years here I've not read of any...

Uh huh. In my years here I've not read of any other way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,010
Posted By ss3964spd
With a little extra framing, Dan, you could just...

With a little extra framing, Dan, you could just clip that outer corner of the shower foot print without giving up much space within the shower.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,010
Posted By ss3964spd
If I'm reading it right, Dan, there's no reason...

If I'm reading it right, Dan, there's no reason you can't run the wall tile past the finished face of the curb. Indeed, making the decision to do so might remove the worry of having to get your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,763
Posted By ss3964spd
For the shiplap wall, Tim, I think how you finish...

For the shiplap wall, Tim, I think how you finish the end of the tile might be dictated by how thick the shiplap is. IOW, you don't want the cut ends of the wood to be proud of the edge of whatever...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,639
Posted By ss3964spd
What you don't want to do, Mogli, is pump the...

What you don't want to do, Mogli, is pump the gaps full of caulk. IOW, you don't want the small gaps you left for expansion to be full of caulk (or anything else for that matter). You only need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By ss3964spd
Clayton, No experience with polished...

Clayton,

No experience with polished porcelain on a shower floor but my roughly 2"X2" matte finished porcelain shower floor, also with epoxy grout, has proven to just fine, no issue with being...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By ss3964spd
Craig, isn't the unistrut ultimately still going...

Craig, isn't the unistrut ultimately still going to be fastened to the under sized studs?

For the masonry wall, what is it, cinder blocks?

When I installed a Geberit carrier I don't recall any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By ss3964spd
Valid point about deposits being a bond breaker...

Valid point about deposits being a bond breaker but I think just taking a "mock" shower or two, without the use of products, would be a sufficient test.

Like yours, Jeff, my 57" ish long glass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By ss3964spd
+2 on Jeff's recommendation on using the screws...

+2 on Jeff's recommendation on using the screws as studs set in epoxy.

Depending how wide the shower is you might indeed get away with not caulking the glass to curb gap, and I'd certainly want to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By ss3964spd
Vasily, 1/16th grout joints can be a...

Vasily,

1/16th grout joints can be a challenge if the tiles you are working with are not very, very close in size. In other words, if your tile range from, say, 11 15/16" square to 12 1/16" square...
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