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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Frankd1
Thank you!! :) Just another question: ...

Thank you!! :)

Just another question:

When you replace a section of grout as I am doing, are there generally any issues with the new section of grout bonding to the old grout on either side?
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,181
Posted By Frankd1
Thanks Paramount, I will fill the pinhole with a...

Thanks Paramount, I will fill the pinhole with a light smear of grout.

Referring to the bottom two pictures, when cutting out the grout area with a utility knife, I want to cut right to the edge...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,181
Posted By Frankd1
Those are some pics of my backsplash.. - 1st...

Those are some pics of my backsplash..

- 1st gives you an idea of what it looks like overall
- 2nd is what the MAJORITY of the grout lines look like, which I think is not too bad for my first...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,181
Posted By Frankd1
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,181
Posted By Frankd1
Some pinholes in backsplash grout

I just finished tiling my kitchen backsplash and overall it turned out quite nice :)
After the grout dried I did notice a few minor imperfections - mainly some pinholes in the grout. I realize that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
So I am finally moved in to the new house and...

So I am finally moved in to the new house and somewhat settled! I will be purchasing my supplies this weekend and as I mentioned in a previous post I will be using 1/4" USG Fiberock for my tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Thanks Paul!

Thanks Paul!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Thanks! I started shopping around for my...

Thanks!

I started shopping around for my substrate and I'm having trouble findng Hardi Backer around here, I can find the normal cement boards, durock, wonderboard etc..

I also found a product...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Thanks Paul! The ones in my picture are 1/4 turn...

Thanks Paul! The ones in my picture are 1/4 turn and they are great so I will install them throughout the house with the flex lines, this will definately be beneficial down the road!!:)

Any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Hi Paul, I noticed no shut-off valves for...

Hi Paul,

I noticed no shut-off valves for the tub.....I'm wondering if they did this because it is a non-jetted tub? When I tile the front apron I can put some in when I remove the plywood...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Hi John, I'm guessing that you are referring...

Hi John,

I'm guessing that you are referring to this edge on the top deck along the front edge of the tub?

As far as the toilet flange: because the builder is leaving the floors as just the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Some more close-ups:

Some more close-ups:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2010, 02:46 PM
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Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
I was finally able to get into the house and take...

I was finally able to get into the house and take a few pictures of the bathroom - these pictures basically represent how the bathroom will be when I move in, the vanity will be installed but I will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
1. So spray the foam all around the underside of...

1. So spray the foam all around the underside of the tub? Any particular brand of foam?
Does this help to reduce possible shifting and give a little more support underneath the tub between the ribs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Thanks Bob, points noted! I may add some...

Thanks Bob, points noted!

I may add some bracing between the frame work just for good measure...

The tub definately has its own feet and ribs on the bottom so I have no intention of lifting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Thanks for the edit Bob! I got thinking...

Thanks for the edit Bob!

I got thinking about this yesterday and maybe I am starting to overthink things but here it is:

We talked about removing the 5/8" plywood on the front face of the tub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
Thanks for the reply Bob! With regards to your...

Thanks for the reply Bob! With regards to your last question about moving into the model home, well its funny you should mention that because the model home is only 3 doors down from my house and I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
So here are some more pictures, these are the...

So here are some more pictures, these are the bathrooms in the model home and mine will be exactly the same....

The 1st picture shows the strip of cut tile on the tub deck along the front edge of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,101
Posted By Frankd1
DIY bathroom question

Hi everybody,
I'm building a house through a builder and I will be doing the tiles in the 2 upstairs bathrooms after closing as well as the tiles on the soaker tub box and deck and the 2 walls that...
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