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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,369
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Hope? HMDuplec I think is her user name.......

Hope?

HMDuplec I think is her user name....

If you get desperate I have non-tile friends who live there who can accept a delivery
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Caulk = Latex sin forgiver

Caulk = Latex sin forgiver
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By Houston Remodeler
You could add an on demand HWH between the (rest...

You could add an on demand HWH between the (rest of the house) HWH and the master bath, dedicated to the master bath. The on demand would take the pre-heated water from the original HWH and raise the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By Houston Remodeler
A new, dedicated run of 1 inch pex would go a...

A new, dedicated run of 1 inch pex would go a very long way to increasing the GPM. Using the expanding type of pex fittings would be optimal as they have the largest diameter which gives the highest...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By Houston Remodeler
PSI is part of it, to get flow rate (GPM) you...

PSI is part of it, to get flow rate (GPM) you would have to consider the diameter of the pipe and how many fittings (turns) there are which cause turbulence inside the pipe which reduces flow rate. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Houston Remodeler
This is the one we use

This is the one we use
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By Houston Remodeler
You can do a few things, the first would be...

You can do a few things, the first would be running a dedicated, larger diameter line to the master shower. A 1 inch line carries 4x the water of a 1/2 inch line.

Raising the pressure would help....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Houston Remodeler
What they said. I do my very best to talk...

What they said.

I do my very best to talk customers out of using travertine in such instances.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By Houston Remodeler
We prefer to waterproof the entire bath floor...

We prefer to waterproof the entire bath floor whenever possible. Products like Ditra or the liquids such as Hydroban also give some measure of crack isolation.

If using a sheet membrane we like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Mud is always cheaper, until you add in the...

Mud is always cheaper, until you add in the chiropractor.

:gerg:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-18-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Houston Remodeler
When I buy Kerdi fix locally they have to blow...

When I buy Kerdi fix locally they have to blow the dust off the tubes that were stored in a south Texas warehouse.... :eek:

I've been using Sikaflex construction adhesive for years. Its waterproof...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Houston Remodeler
If you add your location to your User CP (linked...

If you add your location to your User CP (linked in the dark blue bar above) we'd be able to help suggest materials and where to buy.


:fish2: Maybe a rep will step up
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By Houston Remodeler
The next step is to research and find your...

The next step is to research and find your favorite waterproofing method or hire a pro who guarantees his / her work.

Which path are you on?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By Houston Remodeler
The tar paper on the walls is to overlap the...

The tar paper on the walls is to overlap the liner so that any water that hits the tar paper flows into the liner. Like roof shingles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Lots of these tubs are molded poorly. Welcome to...

Lots of these tubs are molded poorly. Welcome to our world.

Re-ledger as needed, or properly support the tub then start with a not-whole tile along the top of the tub.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Ryan, Hate to tell you this but the only way...

Ryan,

Hate to tell you this but the only way to properly fix this is to start over from the studs out. If the bench is this much of a disaster, the rest of the shower is too.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-12-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Have a great day Dave !:wohoo:

Have a great day Dave !:wohoo:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By Houston Remodeler
This has to do with the way light refracts inside...

This has to do with the way light refracts inside glass tiles. because the cut edges are raw, the light is passing through. Use larger pieces (eliminate the skinnies)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By Houston Remodeler
13th& Heights Blvd 77008. 3 blocks from my...

13th& Heights Blvd 77008.

3 blocks from my house
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Robert Ault sells a special silicone which is...

Robert Ault sells a special silicone which is used as a setting material and a grout. It works very well including over fiberglass.

I used his system to create this sign for our local library. It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By Houston Remodeler
As a fellow RVer I found its not just the...

As a fellow RVer I found its not just the twisting, but the excessive vibration tooling down the road. Especially with my horrible driving :eek:

If I were to re-do my bath (which we think of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
Posted By Houston Remodeler
I've used Flexcolor and Fusion extensively for 5...

I've used Flexcolor and Fusion extensively for 5 years.

Of the latest formulations, Flexcolor seems easier to use, but it usually comes down to a color choice.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Houston Remodeler
This isn't looking like it would be an easy...

This isn't looking like it would be an easy repair as removing the tiles damages the kerdi.

As much as I hate to say it, this would qualify as a re-do. The hard part of any shower is the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By Houston Remodeler
We make custom foam arches in any size, come...

We make custom foam arches in any size, come visit us at www.BuiltWithFoam.com

No need for a multi day float and a fancy jig to get the arch perfect.

We can cut one to your specs in less than...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-30-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Howdy, I'd be happy to take a look at your...

Howdy,

I'd be happy to take a look at your project.

The link to our website is below.
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