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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 220
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Posted By NC8861
Guys - I was cutting my tiles to fit and the...

Guys - I was cutting my tiles to fit and the "special" pieces I marked on the cut side with a small red felt tip pen to keep track of them. I see this morning, after hanging the tile yesterday, that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Update with pics...

Update with pics...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2009, 05:24 PM
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Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Bump.... Anyone?

Bump....

Anyone?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2009, 09:58 AM
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Views: 18,472
Posted By NC8861
I think you'll hear this from the experts too, as...

I think you'll hear this from the experts too, as I am a lowly DIYer, but eat the $73 and get the kerdi drain, if you're doing the kerdi membrane. It's the right way to do it, plus to me, it looks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Slowly but surely..... I finally received my...

Slowly but surely.....

I finally received my tile order - moving on to planning the shower - what would you pros suggest as far as keeping a brick pattern 3x6 subway tile in line. Should I make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,015
Posted By NC8861
removing urine stain from grout

In our second bathroom we have 12" tiles with rather large grout lines (I think 3/8" or 1/2"). Anyway, so our young boy, try as he may, very often misses and so we end up with a puddle down by the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Sorry for the dumb question, but what's a stone...

Sorry for the dumb question, but what's a stone saddle...??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Also wanted to ask - the top of the curb....what...

Also wanted to ask - the top of the curb....what should I do there? It's 2 x 4s, so about 4" across. My tiles are 3x6. So
A) what style (i.e. bullnose on top, regular on sides? Or another is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
bump...

bump...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Long time no update. I'm sure everyone has...

Long time no update. I'm sure everyone has missed me...especially CX! Ha. Anyway, shower floor is tiled - the kerdi drain went in so nice. I couldn't believe I didn't screw it up, but I must say...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
I know everyone's missed me terribly (ha). ...

I know everyone's missed me terribly (ha).

I've finished the floor & grouted (see picture).

Now on to the shower.....

Questions....The tile I'll be using will be 3x6 subway.

1 - Which...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Tried the unsanded on a sample last night and...

Tried the unsanded on a sample last night and hated it. It didn't go on as easily as the sanded. I'm wondering should I just use sanded and be gentle when applying.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
I kerdi fixed the living heck out of the seams in...

I kerdi fixed the living heck out of the seams in the shower and I'm moving on. I haven't tiled the shower yet, and still may do another water test, but for now, I'm in the middle of the grout work...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
So Bill Vincent over on gardenweb said a big...

So Bill Vincent over on gardenweb said a big no-no to using unsanded with these tiles. But now I have to use unsanded b/c of the scratching.

Why did Bill say no to unsanded? Anyone know?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
I got some feedback on another forum that I...

I got some feedback on another forum that I should get sanded grout to use and to not let them talk me into unsanded. So after reading some about polyblend and how custom got better after the past...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Anyone have an opinion on Customs Polyblend line...

Anyone have an opinion on Customs Polyblend line for grout?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
OK - now that the floor's down.....grouting. ...

OK - now that the floor's down.....grouting. Most of the things out there say 1/8" or less, use unsanded and 1/8" or greater use sanded. But then I've found a few things that said for porcelain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Floor tiled......Halle-freakin-lujah.

Floor tiled......Halle-freakin-lujah.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Sorry - another question - should I care about...

Sorry - another question - should I care about doing my floor first then worrying about my shower curb later? Specifically the floor/curb joint. Similar question regarding my shower floor/wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Brian - looking at that tile size - what type &...

Brian - looking at that tile size - what type & size trowel would you use? I don't want my little tiny black tiles to have an issue sinking down in the valleys or popping up on the ridges.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By NC8861
I just did kerdi over hardibacker and it sucks. ...

I just did kerdi over hardibacker and it sucks. Try to do sheetrock like all these folks say, or at worst, do durock. Hardibacker sucks the moisture out of your thinset immediately and you have to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Lowes over here carries megabond and spectraset. ...

Lowes over here carries megabond and spectraset. So megabond I have to add the pricey latex junk, whereas spectraset is just add water? Does the spectraset have modified additives already in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Long time no post....CX, I know you missed me. ...

Long time no post....CX, I know you missed me. Been lazy for the holidays.

I'll be setting a basketweave tile (not marble but porcelain) over 1/4" backer board (which is over thinset then 3/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
Brian - "the water was holding" - sort of. I...

Brian - "the water was holding" - sort of. I didn't fill up with several inches again - only the main part of the floor. I'm getting some kerdi fix to put on any remotely questionable spots before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,203
Posted By NC8861
I was afraid if I did that then I would damage...

I was afraid if I did that then I would damage the fleece on the flange of the drain.
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