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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By pack-man
perhaps filling the void from the flange/cbu with...

perhaps filling the void from the flange/cbu with thinset and then putting the hydro barrier on top of that would be better?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By pack-man
cbu and tub flange

before i pull the trigger on this, i just want to make sure my plan doesn't have any holes in it. I don't want to fur the studs out a 1/4" and have to do all the dry wall in my bathroom so my backer...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By pack-man
i'm using hydro barrier with their fabric cloth,...

i'm using hydro barrier with their fabric cloth, so no thinset but just tape? then follow up with the hydro barrier/cloth application?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By pack-man
durock and laticrete questions

after a long debate between using denshield or durock, i have finally decided to go with durock. now that i have made that decision, i still plan to have multiple niches installed in my tub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By pack-man
it honestly isn't too noticeable. i noticed it...

it honestly isn't too noticeable. i noticed it of course, but the wife really didn't. you can see it against the subway tile. i am thinking of leaving it a little off level rather than bothering...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By pack-man
toilet on sloped tile

i'm installing the new toilet and noticed that the tile has a slope to it. when i leveled the toilet it leaves a gap of about 1/4 inch on side. when i let it sit flush to the floor it doesn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By pack-man
yeah, the plan was to bullnose the corner joint...

yeah, the plan was to bullnose the corner joint of the wall and run the subway back to the backsplash. does this usually look better than a matching backsplash for the side? what is more common...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By pack-man
added a picture of the situation. there use to...

added a picture of the situation. there use to be a piece of marble along the side of the old vanity top. i'm considering taking the subway tile all the way to the backsplash instead of a matching...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By pack-man
backsplash advice

any thoughts would be appreciated with my dilemma. should i put a matching marble piece along the side wall to the vanity or subway tile. has anyone pondered this too? my wife wants the subway...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,604
Posted By pack-man
i have put tile down elsewhere in the house over...

i have put tile down elsewhere in the house over the osb and its been fine. i remember doing the deflecto tool then. i wasn't sure if leaving the plywood would just be better all around for the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-28-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 35,844
Posted By pack-man
i have a marble counter top that has turned...

i have a marble counter top that has turned yellow too. it happened from light somehow since where items are kept this isn't a problem. there are outlines of the my deoderant etc. i can't put my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,604
Posted By pack-man
osb subfloor hardi board

i've uncoverd my old linoleum floor to find 1/4" plywood over the 1" osb. my question is: should i leave the plywood and put 1/4" hardie board over that? or should i pull up the plywood and install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,974
Posted By pack-man
what is the best tool to break the tile with? ...

what is the best tool to break the tile with? any recommendations?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,974
Posted By pack-man
i am glad to hear that others have had to do the...

i am glad to hear that others have had to do the same thing. the key word is definitely "careful"
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,974
Posted By pack-man
remove subway tile

i've gotten myself into a situation where i was cleaning some of the thinset from the grout line and chipped the front of the tile. i'd like to replace the tile. i haven't grouted yet, so in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,676
Posted By pack-man
this is what I'm planning to do with my tub. ...

this is what I'm planning to do with my tub. Furring out all the studs really creates too much of a problem with the rest of the bathroom. (the lip isn't this pronounced, it is only rises about a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,676
Posted By pack-man
I understand why kohler would want you to shim...

I understand why kohler would want you to shim the backer board out 1/4 - 1/2 off the stud to cover the lip, but this really alters the way everything else will line up with existing sheetrock. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,676
Posted By pack-man
i called kohler and they are telling me to bring...

i called kohler and they are telling me to bring the backer board down past the raised lip. they told me to shim that portion, this would cause a bulge at the bottom and would affect my tile. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,676
Posted By pack-man
the issue if i go that route is that i would have...

the issue if i go that route is that i would have to furr out all the studs a 1/4" at least to get the board over the lip. this will also leave an offset where the board meets the existing sheetrock.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,676
Posted By pack-man
its a cast iron Kohler Villager tub with an...

its a cast iron Kohler Villager tub with an apron. It has a lip around the sides for the wall.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,676
Posted By pack-man
kohler tub lip question

I just installed a Kohler tub with a lip instead of a flange. After extensive reading, i've come to the conclusion that you furr out the studs to cover for tubs with a flange for the backer board. ...
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