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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By joe14580
Tool, Yup, I returned the Hardie and bought...

Tool,

Yup, I returned the Hardie and bought Durock. Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By joe14580
Jad, Did a little googling and you're...

Jad,

Did a little googling and you're correct, it seems to be a local Rochester NY thing. I'll remove it.

When I place the 1/2" plywood onto the existing 3/4" non-T&G plank floor, do I use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By joe14580
Dan, Yes same project, I just wanted a...

Dan,

Yes same project, I just wanted a seperate thread in case some wanted to do a search in the future.

Thanks for the info re: Duroc over plank, understood.

It's my brother's house, I'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By joe14580
Toilet floor plates

Hi guys,

Starting another thread to focus on this issue.

Bathroom remodel, we tore up the old floor consisting a 1/4" Luaan with 2 layers of vinyl flooring on top. The subfloor is made up on 4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By joe14580
Tool, Thanks, I know I can get Durock and...

Tool,

Thanks, I know I can get Durock and will use that in lieu of Hardiebacker.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By joe14580
Cx and Tool guy, Thanks for your responses. ...

Cx and Tool guy,

Thanks for your responses.

I apologize but I don't know what a shower receptor is ?! The existing tub is installed in a 60" x 30" wall pocket, we'll be replacing that with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By joe14580
Shower walls are a somewhat odd thickness

Hi guys,

My brother and I are remodeling his bathroom, replacing the 5' tub with a 5' Sterling shower pan. We ripped out the existing drywall on 3 walls to about a height of 78" so we could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By joe14580
I called Swanstone, they said it used to matter...

I called Swanstone, they said it used to matter which side was facing out, but it doesn't anymore due to a change in manufacturing. Now, it's up to the tastes of the customer. I agree, that satin...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By joe14580
Swanstone tub surround - easy question !!!

What side faces the user: the "shiny" side, or the "duller" side ?

It's three-piece unit. The instuctions say that a sticker should be affixed the the side that goes towards the wall, but only...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2006, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By joe14580
Dan, That's a good idea, I hadn't thought of...

Dan,

That's a good idea, I hadn't thought of that.

Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By joe14580
JDM, No, this could not be done easily as it...

JDM,

No, this could not be done easily as it would require cutting the Corian to fit tight around and down the side of the tub.

Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By joe14580
Tub Surround

Hey guys.

You helped me greatly in how-to install a tile floor in my bathroom. For the tub surround I'm installing Corian/Swanstone tub-surround 3-piece system and I have a simple question: should...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-22-2005, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By joe14580
Doitright, I'll started to google on Rialto...

Doitright,

I'll started to google on Rialto tile and post what I find here.

It looks like this tile has generated some interest here in the past :scratch: .
...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-21-2005, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By joe14580
Sealing Porcelain Tile

Hi guys. With your help I just finished installing the porcelain floor tile in the bathroom. It came out great. Tomorrow I grout :tup1:.

My question concerns sealing. I know, from this board,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2005, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,364
Posted By joe14580
Shaughnn, Thanks. Good thought regarding the...

Shaughnn,

Thanks. Good thought regarding the saw's slidey-bits. Actually the guy at Lowes is willing to make all the cuts I need for free.

Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,364
Posted By joe14580
Can you use a Radial Arm saw to cut tile

DIY'er here :eek:.

I have a 10" radial arm saw.

Is there a blade one can buy to cut porcelain tile w/o the use of water :crazy:? I realize it'll create a mountain of dust, but I have a big...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2005, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,387
Posted By joe14580
Hmmmm, you guys got me thinking that the 12...

Hmmmm, you guys got me thinking that the 12 inchers are the way to go. Anyone else have an opinion ? Would the 6" tiles look too "busy" in a 5' x 11' bathroom :scratch: ?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2005, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,387
Posted By joe14580
Thanks for the quick response and follow-up...

Thanks for the quick response and follow-up questions.

The tiles are porcelain and are consistent in size. And, yes, there is a slight bevel to them. Anyone else agree that 1/8 " spacers would be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,387
Posted By joe14580
Tile spacer recommendation

I have a 5 1/2' x 11' bathroom. I think I'm going to go with the 6" x 6" tiles on the floor as the 12 inchers seem to big for such a small room :nod:.

Anyways, for the 6" tiles, what width...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2005, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By joe14580
Thanks once again to all you guys that took the...

Thanks once again to all you guys that took the time to respond. I'll be all over this job like ugly on an ape tomorrow. As suggested, I also went out tonight and found the tile I'm going to use so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By joe14580
Red face Oh, I'm most grateful to the most wise and...

Oh, I'm most grateful to the most wise and benevolent respondents for taking the time to answer my noob-ish queries. As commanded, I'll rip out the 1/4 " Luann and replace with plywood.

I have one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2005, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By joe14580
Underlayment question

Hi guys, noobie here. I wish I’d found this site sooner, it might have saved me a little time as I think I might have made a mistake. I’ve visited the library and thus tried to do my homework, and...
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