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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-29-2012, 06:32 AM
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Posted By eagle0001
? re: Sealing travertine

1) Should travertine be sealed before or after grouting?

2) Is 1 application of sealant enough?

3) What is an appropriate sealant applicator? (e.g., spounge, rag, etc.)

Thanks in advance for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Ditra

To answer CXs question, yes, I am installing the Ditra on top of plywood.

Hope that helps. Please let me know.

Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Ditra

Any recommendations on which brand of unmodified thinset to use under Ditra? I've read that Versabond is not the best choice.

Thanks in advance for responding.

Rolly
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Cutting chair rail

Oops! I meant 45 degree angles. Regardless, disregard my question on this topic because I figured it out on my Dewalt D24000. I only thought the 45 degree miter cut setting was for cutting inside and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Cutting chair rail

Please advise regarding the following:

1) What's the best way to cut natural stone chair rail at a 90 degree angle that is being used to frame mosaic tile? I'm referring to the "L" shaped pieces....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Chair Rail

I noticed that the travertine chair rail I bought has a narrow metal rod going through it. Is this normal? To give it strength? If so, won't it dull my wet saw blade by cutting through it?

Please...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Weep holes

I wasn't aware that gravel/pebbles or something similar should be place around drain before installing top layer of mortar bed to keep weep holes from getting clogged. To make sure the weep holes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
I hear ya Bob. It was a real pain in the butt. I...

I hear ya Bob. It was a real pain in the butt. I intend to return the remaining unopened bags and purchase VersaBond thereafter. My gut told me I should not have bought the install products at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Hello again Bob. Thanks again for your continued...

Hello again Bob. Thanks again for your continued responses to my posts.

The product is Pro-Flex Platinum manufactured by Superior Adhesives and Chemicals and distributed by The Tile Shop. Here's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Thinset mortar

I can't see using the latex fortified thinset mortar sold to me by a tile shop, which was used to build my pan, for also taping joints, under Ditra, and setting tiles due to the tiny pebbles in it. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Fortunately the tiles are big. I'll scribe the...

Fortunately the tiles are big. I'll scribe the slope onto the tile prior to cutting. Thinking that I should make multiple cuts into the tile up to the scribe line and then use nippers to break off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Many, many, thanks Bob. I'll remove the silicon...

Many, many, thanks Bob. I'll remove the silicon from the screw heads. I was thinking of doing so any way after I bought the Hydro. I figured it was overkill and/or may cause the Hydro not to adhere...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
The colored material behing the CBU is the pan...

The colored material behing the CBU is the pan liner, which runs up the face of the bench.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Gap between CBU and to mortar pan

Please comment on attached pic in terms of whether the gap (< than 1") can be left alone or filled with mortar.

I initially read posts that the CBU should be installed with a slight gap above the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: Pan liner

A wall in my new shower will have a tiled bench running its full length. With that in mind, I have the following questions about installing the pan liner:

1) Do I run the pan liner up the front...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
? re: what's underneath

Hi. I have a general question...Is the following accurate in terms off what may be below a tile install?

1) 3/4" ply subfloor (properly fastened to the joists)
2) 1/2" ply underlayment (properly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Thanks Alan. That's comforting to know because I...

Thanks Alan. That's comforting to know because I have already tore down the greenboard and installed 5/8" sheetrock.

Thanks again!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Understood, CX. Thanks! Please rename my...

Understood, CX. Thanks! Please rename my "Greenboard Ceiling" post to "Rolly's Bathroom Remod".

Thanks again!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Thanks for the reply Bob. I need to correct my...

Thanks for the reply Bob. I need to correct my question though...I meant to say "underlayment", not "substrate." I'm so sorry.

Here's more info on my remod...I installed new 3/4" ply subfloor and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Framing ?

Hi all! I am about to install the substrate underlayment in a bathroom remodel and have the following question:

Can new framing (i.e., knee wall/half wall, etc) and the shower curb be fastened on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Thanks for the replies and welcoming me to the...

Thanks for the replies and welcoming me to the Forums.

Considering the responses I received, I've decided to tear down the greenboard and replace with 5/8th sheetrock. Questions....

1) Being...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,579
Posted By eagle0001
Rolly's Bathroom Remod

Hi all! I just joined the Forum. :wave: I appreciate all of the information exchanged by members and made available.

I am in the midst of a master bath remodel and have just read in several...
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