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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By Stuart
"Yes, buy the right Schluter trim that fits your...

"Yes, buy the right Schluter trim that fits your tile thickness"

Hi...I also just finished selecting the right profile thickness, I learned you also need to consider the thickness of your thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, I'm looking for advice for cove base...

Hi,

I'm looking for advice for cove base tiling install methods:

1. Is it personal preference for the grout line thickness? i.e match up floor grout lines or just use the spacers on the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-26-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Happy Holidays... I have a question...

Hi,

Happy Holidays...

I have a question in regards to trowel size. I planned on using a 1/4 x 3/8 trowel for my 6 x 18 tiles. But the feet of the tile leveling system are 1/8" thick. So I'm...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Sorry if I was not clear. All the Kerdi board is...

Sorry if I was not clear. All the Kerdi board is in place up to the niche. What I meant was , it is not an even number of tiles from the tub to the niche. A 1 1/2" sliver of tile is needed to make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, I know this thread is long..I've been...

Hi,

I know this thread is long..I've been bumbling my way thorugh this effort with so much help from this group. I've learned so much from this group and my mistakes :bonk:.

My tiles are 6 x...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, I'm getting ready to tile the 3 walls...

Hi,

I'm getting ready to tile the 3 walls around the tub. Being new at this game, I'm very slow, especially when I don't plan on pre-cutting the end pieces and around the niche like I did for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Thank you to everyone for your...

Hi,

Thank you to everyone for your help...finally got it all in. It was more challeging than I expected.:scratch:

Had to put a shim under the sink top in the back right. Getting the top...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Another question on the vanity install. ...

Hi,

Another question on the vanity install. The marble sink top does not appear to be flat, so when I lay the top on the vanity there is a gap on one side. Is it defective or is it normall to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Can I ask another question in regards to...

Hi,

Can I ask another question in regards to my vanity install.

I butted the base left and back sides against the walls because that is how my previous unit was installed. When I do that, the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Thank you...in this case I'm the plumber...and...

Thank you...in this case I'm the plumber...and your right..I don't always believe everthing i say myself :bonk:.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, A bit off topic of tiling, but looking...

Hi,

A bit off topic of tiling, but looking from others to see if this seems right. I ordered my double sink vanity. I was installing the sink top and quickly came to the conclusion it would not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, As recommended, I removed the section of...

Hi,

As recommended, I removed the section of kerdiboard/membrane, at the tub flange, where I had a bump due to too much mortar under the kerdi membrane.

Looking for advice how to handle the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, I did add some a few days later. Raised...

Hi,

I did add some a few days later. Raised it, not quite flush, but happy the way it looks. As you say, flush requires a good technique and experience as to not wash any of the grout away from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, I grouted my floor using Flexcolor CQ. ...

Hi,

I grouted my floor using Flexcolor CQ. All went well...as they say, very important to clean as you go, doing a small area at a time and clean the sponge after each swipe. I used a sponge...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Thank you..just wanted to check before doing the...

Thank you..just wanted to check before doing the re-work

for my info...do larger tiles > 12 x 12, make it easier or harder when the surface is not flat? I would think easier because of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Bumping my question about if the "bump "...

Hi,

Bumping my question about if the "bump " in my kerdi band is too much to overcome to tile in this place. I know the wall is suppose to be flat.

The rest of the wall (middle of kerdi band...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, The bump in the kerdiband is from too...

Hi,

The bump in the kerdiband is from too much thinset mortar applied. I think because the build up is in the lower end of the band near the tub, I did not do a good job of allowing it to squeeze...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, I have my floor tiled in. All went...

Hi,

I have my floor tiled in. All went well.

My first comment before a couple of questions is..I now have such a great admiration for those who do this work on a daily basis. I know that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Looking ahead at which grout to use. ...

Hi,

Looking ahead at which grout to use. I've read a lot of posts and I'm down to selecting Custom Prism or Mapei Flexcolor CQ. This would be for a floor with 12 x12 porcelain tile and 3/16...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Thank you for the reply. No, it's not a...

Hi,

Thank you for the reply. No, it's not a sliding saw. The blade does not wobble, it makes good clean cuts, at least the older blade. The new blade chips. I will double check the tightness...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Back again..finally to the point of...

Hi,

Back again..finally to the point of cutting my tiles. I have a inexpensive Skill wet saw (which may be my problem), but I keep getting to the end of my 12 x 12 porcelin tile and it breaks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Sorry, it was the Versabond thinset from a ...

Sorry, it was the Versabond thinset from a previous post. I was not expecting to need to prime the floor, but the data sheet says it's recommended.

Thank you
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, Does the hardiboard need to be primed? ...

Hi,

Does the hardiboard need to be primed?

The TDS says "All Lightweight cement or Gypsum surfaces should be primed with aproperly applied sealer or a primer coat of RedGard.

In another...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Thank you for the answers. "3. Is a 1/8"...

Thank you for the answers.


"3. Is a 1/8" gap from tub and 1/4 " from wall correct?"

>>3. Possibly, but for what?>>

I thought you are suppose to leave a gap. Is it not required?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stuart
Hi, I have my floor ready for tiling and...

Hi,

I have my floor ready for tiling and have a few questions since this is my first job. Please see attached photos. I also plan to have a 6 x 24 marble thresold at the entrance way.

1. ...
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