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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,896
Posted By BlueCanyon
You guys are all THE BEST! Thanks a million. ...

You guys are all THE BEST! Thanks a million. :bow:

Mary Ann
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,896
Posted By BlueCanyon
I think we are now ready to build up our floor...

I think we are now ready to build up our floor using the deck mud. I tried to use the deck mud calculator in the liberry, but can't figure out a way to make it calculate for what I want to do. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,896
Posted By BlueCanyon
Thanks BBCamp! What a speedy reply. DH was...

Thanks BBCamp! What a speedy reply.

DH was wondering how to get that ol' deck mud feathered out - thinset on top - got it. Do we wait for the deck mud to dry before finishing with the thinset? ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,896
Posted By BlueCanyon
How to build up concrete slab 1 inch?

We are on our final tile project as part of a 5 year (!) makeover, and we're stumped on how to proceed.

When the house was built, they poured the concrete footing and then came back later and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By BlueCanyon
Ok, Brian. I'll buy that explanation. The...

Ok, Brian. I'll buy that explanation. The problem when I originally looked at Noble CIS was that it said that the width of the membrane needed to span three tiles. I've only got about 5 inches on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By BlueCanyon
Thanks for the input ... I won't tile over. And...

Thanks for the input ... I won't tile over. And you're right - it's probably more like 1/8" instead of 1/4".

I think I'll do what JB did: put my grout line there, and use caulk instead of grout....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By BlueCanyon
Tiling across crack between footing and slab?

:wave: We are back with yet another tiling project - this one really small - yeah!

We are tiling a 6' x 9' storage area. It is on a slab. It appears that when the house was being built (11 years...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,136
Posted By BlueCanyon
Stephanie, that looks awesome! We just...

Stephanie, that looks awesome!

We just finished a pebble shower floor, and I also wanted to tie it in to the shower walls somehow. What we ended up doing was putting the pebbles on the back of...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-26-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,051
Posted By BlueCanyon
Thanks all for the good info. I did a couple of...

Thanks all for the good info. I did a couple of test patches over the weekend, and the Stone Tech Enhancer doesn't seem to alter the grout color (light linen color-sanded) at all. It does look...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-20-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,051
Posted By BlueCanyon
Thanks Davestone. However, I wasn't clear. I...

Thanks Davestone. However, I wasn't clear. I used the Stone Tech Enhancer, not the Enhancer Pro. The Stone Tech Enhancer is water-based, I believe.
Mary Ann
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-20-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,051
Posted By BlueCanyon
Sealer on top of Stonetech Enhancer

I've got some pebble rocks on the newly built shower floor that, prior to installation, I sealed with StoneTech Enhancer. Now, I want to seal all of my grout lines, and give the stones one more seal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,136
Posted By BlueCanyon
Stephanie, We just did our entire shower...

Stephanie,

We just did our entire shower floor in pebbles. My piece of advice for you is to lay out every pebble in advance on the shower floor. Then, keeping them in order, move them out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 44,938
Posted By BlueCanyon
Where do you stop the tile in the doorway?

Hi all.

I can't find the answer to this by searching, so I'm just asking.... where do you stop the tile when you get to the doorway? I.e., if you're tiling a bathroom and the next room is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
You guys are a wealth of information. We...

You guys are a wealth of information.

We have one of those inside pipe cutters - had to get it for the pipe coming out of the shower floor. We got it at HD for about 12$, and it worked great.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
Ok, I'm off to the store armed with info. ...

Ok, I'm off to the store armed with info.

We're in the Sacramento area. Every inch of pipe (and believe me, we've see every inch of it!) is ABS. The Home Depots here are full of ABS pipe,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
Jeff and Ted - THANK YOU. Ted's post...

Jeff and Ted - THANK YOU.

Ted's post occurred at the same time I was typing, so I had missed his explanatory post. Thanks to both of you for taking the time for such a newbie question.

Looks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
Hey Jeff - Thanks for the good info. I was...

Hey Jeff - Thanks for the good info. I was following along just fine until I got to your last paragraph.

It is important to put a screw in every flange hole.... Please, please excuse my total...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
Thanks Dan. I have already got that printed out...

Thanks Dan. I have already got that printed out and nailed to the wall next to the terlit. :)
Mary Ann
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
Great. Thanks Colin. Somehow I just knew...

Great. Thanks Colin.

Somehow I just knew that the easy way out wasn't going to be the best.

Mary Ann
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By BlueCanyon
Rough plumbing for toilet flange is too high

Not exactly a tile question, but I know you guys can help me. :nod:

We are finishing a roughed in basement bathroom, and the 4" ABS toilet pipe sticks out of the concrete slab about 3 inches. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,111
Posted By BlueCanyon
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,111
Posted By BlueCanyon
Ed, Point taken. I'll discuss it with my tile...

Ed,
Point taken. I'll discuss it with my tile guy - he's the guy I sleep with. :yeah:

After tiling 800 feet of non-flat surface, we too are very sensitive about the issues of tiling on a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,111
Posted By BlueCanyon
Hi Bob. I may not be totally understanding what...

Hi Bob.
I may not be totally understanding what you're asking, but the grid on the ditra goes facing up. I'm going to thinset the flat bottom of the ditra to my WY skim coated thinset. Then I'll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,111
Posted By BlueCanyon
Ed, thanks for the great info. We are...

Ed, thanks for the great info.

We are going to try and trowel very very loose thinset on the WY mat - till the WY grid is just barely showing through - with the flat side of the trowel, and let...
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