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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By pls
Unless they did a really poor job of installing...

Unless they did a really poor job of installing the tile I would not expect to save the CBU. I would not use 1/2in CBU unless you needed the extra height. My understanding is the CBU does not add...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By pls
Thanks, I ran out of bathrooms to renovate at our...

Thanks, I ran out of bathrooms to renovate at our house so going halfway across the country to help our son. The plan is to use a single mortar bed covered with a membrane. I have never made a mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,686
Posted By pls
Use plumber's putty or playdoh to make a dam...

Use plumber's putty or playdoh to make a dam around where you are drilling the hole and fill it with water.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By pls
Master bath on concrete slab

I live in Maryland and my son just bought a house in Houston, TX. House was built in 1962. They are wanting to redo the master bath. It is small and has a shower and no tub. We think the shower is in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By pls
I am a fan of know your limitations and for me...

I am a fan of know your limitations and for me that means fast but you get one shot at it operations are out for me like wet shimming. If it were me I would shim the wall studs using strips of luan...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,054
Posted By pls
Good luck with the install. I watched the...

Good luck with the install. I watched the professionals bring it in and install ours. I am not sure I would have wanted to do that. The panel never touched the floor they always rubber blocks under...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,054
Posted By pls
I have a 72in x 38in doorless shower with 4ft...

I have a 72in x 38in doorless shower with 4ft wide piece of glass that goes all the way to the ceiling so I have a 2 foot opening. The floor in the bathroom is heated and we keep the bathroom door...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,646
Posted By pls
I used FA and had good luck with it. I used water...

I used FA and had good luck with it. I used water the I had in the refrigerator and mixed in 3 or 4 lb batches. I even put the dry mortar in the refrigerator to keep it cool. Have multiple buckets of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,953
Posted By pls
We decided to tile the outside wall of the...

We decided to tile the outside wall of the kneewall. I think it looks better than making the transition at the end of the wall. Let me know if you need a picture to look at.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By pls
I basically did what Dan did for my curbless...

I basically did what Dan did for my curbless except I covered my mini ramp with kerdi band. I also used a tray and flat pebbles. I would not even consider rounded pebbles, the tray does not have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,532
Posted By pls
I have only used Kerdi board but the Kerdi...

I have only used Kerdi board but the Kerdi membrane can be used over drywall which is probably easier to work with than hardie backer.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By pls
I am a homeowner that has done a total of one...

I am a homeowner that has done a total of one shower floor with river rock but I think it turned out looking pretty good. We laid the sheets about 3-4 in apart and filled in around with loose rock....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By pls
The outside of the box my tray was in had a...

The outside of the box my tray was in had a picture to penny tile being used over the tray . I assume that is intentional to show that their tray will work with small tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By pls
No issues, it has been two years.

No issues, it has been two years.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By pls
If I remember correctly probably about 1/4in and...

If I remember correctly probably about 1/4in and I filled it with kerdi fix.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By pls
For what its worth this is what I did. I used a...

For what its worth this is what I did. I used a bead of kerdi fix right at the edge of the tub and laid the band flat.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,058
Posted By pls
This has been discussed in some other threads...

This has been discussed in some other threads recently but I have found a good digital scale and something to measure water with takes a lot of the stress out of mixing mortar. I also use a smaller...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,621
Posted By pls
I was going to suggest you look at Ditra earlier...

I was going to suggest you look at Ditra earlier but did not figure you would want to return cement board a second time. I am just a homeowner but have used both. Ditra is going to be more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By pls
We used flat river rock. The general premise is...

We used flat river rock. The general premise is that we had sheets that were about 3-4 in apart from each other and we laid individual stones between the sheets to hide the seams. I removed the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,251
Posted By pls
I have had good luck just using tape to hold the...

I have had good luck just using tape to hold the trim in place and remove tape as I tile. I know this does not get any mortar under the trim but I have had zero issues with the trim, it is firmly in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By pls
Take a look at my master bath post 64 ...

Take a look at my master bath post 64
https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=129712&page=5

My glass panel is 48in wide and I get just a bit of water spray outside of the shower. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By pls
Take your 3.52 oz x lbs then round

Take your 3.52 oz x lbs then round
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By pls
The pros will laugh at me but oh well. Get a...

The pros will laugh at me but oh well. Get a decent digital scale that goes up to maybe 25 lbs and something you can measure water in to the oz. From the bag instructions figure the lb/oz rate. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,309
Posted By pls
Design is not my strong suit but I would not use...

Design is not my strong suit but I would not use a third tile in the back of the niche. I think I would vote for 12 in and run the mosaic through it
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By pls
Which is higher? Also remember there will be...

Which is higher? Also remember there will be more mortar under the plank tile than the mosaic tile. I also had this issue. I ran a band of kerdi band along that edge of the shower tray to raise it...
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