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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
How important to fill small depressions in the floor?

As I was about to set the last of the Ditra down on the floor, I discovered some small areas where there are slight depressions just over 1/16". The tiles I am using are rectified 17" x 26" and I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
Trying to have two full tiles to the left of the...

Trying to have two full tiles to the left of the shower leaves a 3" strip all along the left side. There is a freestanding tub going in on the left. The toilet and an open frame vanity top are on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
floor layout options

I am trying to determine the best floor tile layout. The tiles are 17 3/8 x 26" porcelain. The room is about 8' x 11'. I have laid it out in sketchup. I am using a straight pattern with the long...
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 09-08-2017, 07:20 AM
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Views: 98,242
Posted By gworrel
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
Another niche

Here's another one on the other wall. Just finished grouting this wall last night. I initially did bright white grout inside the niche along with the surrounding two tiles or so. Decided I didn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
Picture of my fancy niches

Decided to use Henry's Feather Finish to fill the gaps prior to the ditra. Can be put down in any thickness in a small area and dries quickly.

Just for the heck of it, here's a picture of two of...
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 09-07-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 98,242
Posted By gworrel
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
Filling small gaps in floor next to doorway under Ditra.

I am about to set Ditra down on the floor and there is a minor issue by the doorway. The plan was for the floor tile to meet the wall tile with only a 1/8" caulk joint. When new plywood was put down,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
Thanks for the response. The ceiling is 9 feet so...

Thanks for the response. The ceiling is 9 feet so even better. I started a thread over at houzz (wasn't getting any replies here) and I am being urged to consider stopping at a full tile then to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
Stretching mosaic tiles to fit

When tiling a wall to the ceiling and there is some variation in the flatness of the ceiling, is it better to try to cut the tiles to match the variation for a consistent gap (1/8") at the ceiling,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
I am using Noble niches in the mosaic tile wall...

I am using Noble niches in the mosaic tile wall of my shower and find it impossible to line up the the grout lines with the edges of the niche. I plan to build up the niche to make it work. On the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
I was going to just live with it, but the more I...

I was going to just live with it, but the more I look at it, the more I don't like it. Under a halogen light at night, it stands out quite plainly. I am not too concerned about the Kerdi. Most of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
I've started to get some of the tiles put up....

I've started to get some of the tiles put up. Everything was going great until I noticed that the 12 x 12 sheets of 3/4" mosaic tiles are not all the same color. I wanted to avoid the 12" square...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,372
Posted By gworrel
Check out PL Premium fast grab 8X. They have a...

Check out PL Premium fast grab 8X. They have a video on Home Depot that demonstrates that exact usage. I've used it for other purposes but have no direct experience using it with stone.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
Thanks. Looking forward to getting some tile up...

Thanks. Looking forward to getting some tile up this week.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
If I understand you correctly here, if the Kerdi...

If I understand you correctly here, if the Kerdi Band seams are done well, the slight bumps should not be noticeable once the tiles are on. It is definitely not as flat as it was before they went...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
In the Schluter video that shows using Kerdifix...

In the Schluter video that shows using Kerdifix in a tub surround application, they put painter's tape down to protect the tub. Here's the video where they put down the blue tape:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
On the home stretch. I put Kerdi up on all the...

On the home stretch. I put Kerdi up on all the walls and banded all the seams. In hindsight, I wonder if I could have skipped the Kerdi outside the wet area. I wanted a uniform look for the entire...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
The tile I am using is only 1x1 or smaller. The...

The tile I am using is only 1x1 or smaller. The whole wall will be tiled. So fill the larger gaps with thinset then let dry prior to kerdi?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
I am almost ready to put up Kerdi. I now have...

I am almost ready to put up Kerdi. I now have some drywall up and the install was less than perfect. We broke off one corner next to the shower base. There is about a 1/2 inch gap on one end of a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,709
Posted By gworrel
It is painful to see how long this project has...

It is painful to see how long this project has been ongoing, but here we are.

I am about to put up drywall on the two walls to be tiled. I will be using Kerdi over the entire surface. I have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,627
Posted By gworrel
Here are a couple more pictures that are buried...

Here are a couple more pictures that are buried in that Family Handyman link that show the completed edges. In the comment to the second picture he says


A strange comment in the article is to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,627
Posted By gworrel
Bodie, we are not trying to chamfer the edge. In...

Bodie, we are not trying to chamfer the edge. In the link to that article he has some pictures of other edge options, such as you show. Those are not what I am trying to do. For some reason he...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,627
Posted By gworrel
Marty, The only reason for doing the...

Marty,

The only reason for doing the mitered edges is that I thought it would look good and it is the method recommended by this article that I found while browsing the web when I first looked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,627
Posted By gworrel
Thanks Mmullen. We were typing at the same time....

Thanks Mmullen. We were typing at the same time. I guess I will rule out the Ridgid saw. It does seem that you need to get up to at least $800 to get to good professional quality saws. The Harbor...
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