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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By salbwil2
Also, Studs, cement board , green guard , or...

Also,
Studs, cement board , green guard , or what it is called and then tile. Tole setter was recommended by tile store :bonk:
Thanks,
Sal
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By salbwil2
. Pics are upside down, but show cracks .Will try...

. Pics are upside down, but show cracks .Will try to load some pics. Sorry to be so long gone....health and family issues. Tile is AO or equivalent. Thanks for the help in advance.
Sal
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By salbwil2
Cracked tile

Hi,
The first course of tiles directly above the tub flange on a three year old job have all cracked. These are 4x8 tiles and the cracks appear to be on the backs of the tiles and not all the way...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
Is there a big problem with removing the cracked...

Is there a big problem with removing the cracked tiles ? Is there a process to this so as not to damage the hydroban ? Now I am seeing a small crack in the tub bottom also. This entire job is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
Tile contractor was here today and removed caulk...

Tile contractor was here today and removed caulk and replaced with all silicone caulk . Said for us to keep an eye on it and if we saw more mold or more cracking, we would have to remove that bottom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
How do we check for 95% mortar coverage and what...

How do we check for 95% mortar coverage and what is recommended in place of the caulk at the junction of tub and tile ? The tile man is coming tomorrow and I need good questions to ask. Since...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
Angry We have not touched the caulking at all other...

We have not touched the caulking at all other than to try and clean it. We both were working when the tile was installed , but did see them start the hydroban and saw it finished that night. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
Here is another picture of the tub in question .

Here is another picture of the tub in question .
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
Yes, we use the fan every time the shower is used...

Yes, we use the fan every time the shower is used . It puzzles me as I have another shower that gets daily use (Kerdi ) and is much older but has no mold problem. This is why I am worried that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
That was a pic of the cracked tile and mold in...

That was a pic of the cracked tile and mold in the corner of the tub surround. I will try to get a better distance from the tub picture. This is a picture just to the left of the corner and shows the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By salbwil2
New bath moldy

Hi,
It's been a while since I last posted and have remodeled a bath in the interim. It is a tile surround alcove tub . The tile person used cement board and hydroban with plain off white tiles with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By salbwil2
Chipped hex tile

Hi,
My post is none of those below. My tiles chipped when a ceiling light fell and hit them. The tiles are the A.O. Or Dal porcelain one inch hex tiles .
Salbwil2
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By salbwil2
Unhappy Chipped hex tile

an't take a picture right now, and will try later, but the tiles are standard Dal or AO 1 inch mesh mounted porcelain hex tiles . The light didn't break, but the tiles cracked and chipped. It showed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By salbwil2
Chipped hex tile

Hello,
I'm redoing my upstairs bath and in the process of demolition, the banging on the floor caused the ceiling fixture in the downstairs bath to fall and chip my one inch hex tile floor . Is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By salbwil2
Thank you , you're all the best ! Sal

Thank you , you're all the best !
Sal
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By salbwil2
No, he removed the top layer of plywood; there...

No, he removed the top layer of plywood; there were two layers originally. the top layer had the tile cemented onto it and he took the plywood with the tlle out. There is now one layer of messed up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By salbwil2
Another layer of ply

hello CX,
This is a tear out of a bath we put in 35 years ago. The joists are 2x8 on 16 inch centers and the span is 8 1/2 ft. The tile is basic ceramic 12 x 12 x 1/4 thick U.S. Ceramic . ....as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By salbwil2
Another layer of ply

It looks as though there is one pretty messy layer of plywood sub floor, maybe 3/4 thick. I'm thinking I need another layer of 3/8 or 1/2 , before placing down 1/4 inch cement board. Am I right ? I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By salbwil2
another layer of ply ?

Afternoon,
My general contractor wants to just leave the sub floor for the tile person to do his 1/4 inch cement board install. I'm telling him I need at least another layer of plywood, either 3/8...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-28-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By salbwil2
Trask very kindly suggested "Kerabond with...

Trask very kindly suggested "Kerabond with keralastic additive" as being a good "sticky" adhesive to hold the soapstone tile.
salbwil2
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-28-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By salbwil2
fireplace tile

I'm in the process of having the front of my fireplaced tiled with 12 x 12 soapstone tiles , with a hand painted accent tile(Meredith) in a line around the opening. The person doing the tile is a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,852
Posted By salbwil2
adhesive for soapstone tile

The salespeople for the soapstone tile for the front of my fireplace said I should use a "polymer modified thinset with a bonding agent" to help hold the heavy tile. Can you please recommend this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By salbwil2
soapstone tile

Hi,
I'm back to get more advice from the experts on this wonderful forum. I am installing a wood burning insert into my fireplace and would like to cover the existing brick with soapstone with an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-16-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,470
Posted By salbwil2
Hi, If you're still looking for that...

Hi,
If you're still looking for that basketweave in porcelain, Crossvilleinc.com has choices.
salbwil2
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-04-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By salbwil2
hex tile

You might want to look at "original tile" or do a search for victorian floor tile. I believe this is a British company, but they may have what you need.
sallie
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