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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
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It's not really fair to judge a floor by one...

It's not really fair to judge a floor by one close-up photo.
But you might be able to work through the local Mapei rep and get some clarification on what's proper and how to fix what isn't.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 10:01 AM
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Views: 24
Hiring Big Box Stores to do your Home Improvement Work

I posted this link in someone's thread already but I thought it would make for an interesting discussion amongst the Pros and DIY'ers on this forum.


Why do people buy home improvement services...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
CTEF Auction happening now Aug. 18-22, 2022

There is an auction happening now (https://www.ceramictilefoundation.org/blog/ctef-online-auction) that benefits the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation.

Every sponsor of this forum along with many...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 148
A frameless slider might be a good option for...

A frameless slider might be a good option for your scenario.

For contractor referrals, I would look through the NTCA's contractor list (https://www.tile-assn.com/search/custom.asp?id=2759) and the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
I'd want to go with an epoxy grout as you may be...

I'd want to go with an epoxy grout as you may be smaller than recommended with your tile size.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
One thing that you might look into is the...

One thing that you might look into is the manufacturer drypacks like Laticrete 3701.

Oftentimes, they are stronger and can go thinner than a generic drypack. I looked at the data sheet for 3701...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
You can use the LFT for everything, including the...

You can use the LFT for everything, including the shower floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
I've never used an epoxy mortar. Spectralock Pro...

I've never used an epoxy mortar. Spectralock Pro Premium or Ardex WA are both easy to use (relatively) epoxy grouts. I believe WA can be used as a setting mortar.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
That's an interesting thing to think about and...

That's an interesting thing to think about and it's hard to predict how hot your floor will end up being in each area.

I always run a separate wire for shower floors as risk management. If there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
You could put the controls on the half wall when...

You could put the controls on the half wall when you come in. But unless the bench is on that right side then they will be difficult to reach once one is in the shower.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
I use plastic for the preslope then staple lath...

I use plastic for the preslope then staple lath over the top.

Can you attach a photo of your drain setup? I'm wondering what, specifically, flush means? A photo would be helpful.

Most shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Versabond LFT or Prolite. Prolite has the better...

Versabond LFT or Prolite. Prolite has the better bonding strength of the two.

Gray is preferred in your scenario but white would work just fine too.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Brad, Pasha (Pavlo) has done a lot of testing in...

Brad, Pasha (Pavlo) has done a lot of testing in that article that you linked to. He advocates for a bonding flange drain, bonded membrane, epoxy mortar, and epoxy grout. It's a pretty predictable...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
You can overlap the seam with the waterproofing....

You can overlap the seam with the waterproofing. Once you thinset the mesh tape on just cover the thinset with the waterproofing liquid.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Most pros would use a grinder with a 4 inch...

Most pros would use a grinder with a 4 inch diamond blade but you have to be careful not to nick the plumbing pipes behind the wall.

If that's ceramic tile, which it looks like it is, you can use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
I'd want the vanity installed before tiling. ...

I'd want the vanity installed before tiling.

The window and ceiling are fixed. There really isn't any adjustment on them. The vanity can be adjusted a slight amount. Maybe 1/2 inch?

The more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
For what it's worth... Laticrete's Hydroban...

For what it's worth...

Laticrete's Hydroban shower system allows you to mix and match their sheet membrane with their liquid waterproofing and it's all part of the system.

This is if you're...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Keep in mind that Schluter has two different...

Keep in mind that Schluter has two different mixing ratios depending on if you are installing tile of installing one of their membranes. If you just mixed Versabond up like you are going to set tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
These are the specs for the Kohler Archer tub...

These are the specs for the Kohler Archer tub (https://www.us.kohler.com/us/archer-60-x-32-alcove-bath-with-integral-apron-integral-flange-and-right-hand-drain/productDetail/bathing/425547.htm) that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Whatever grout that you use is going to fill...

Whatever grout that you use is going to fill those depressions and everything else.

Personally, I like the idea of Spectralock and a sealer if I had to have a travertine shower floor. I don't know...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Personally, I would chip out the concrete and...

Personally, I would chip out the concrete and center that curb. It's in an odd spot especially when the closet is removed.

You should look into a custom-made foam shower tray. You can get one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Thank you Mike for providing accurate data :tup2:...

Thank you Mike for providing accurate data :tup2:

1. I would go straight to Wedi with this and show them your tile. I have a hunch they will require both and epoxy mortar and epoxy grout for your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Yes, it did heat up but took a lot of time and...

Yes, it did heat up but took a lot of time and that was the exact project. One correction is that two pegs is 2.5-inch spacing and not 2-inch.

I would assume 1/4 inch Wedi board would be a good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
I use the Wedi-style pipe seals that allow for a...

I use the Wedi-style pipe seals that allow for a little more flexibility. You can force a temporary stub-out through them then swap it with the finished piece later.

The finished seal will be a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-17-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 934
This is a step that I took a few years ago when I...

This is a step that I took a few years ago when I started specializing in bathroom renovations.

We have more regulations than you guys but I just had to change my license over and pay more for my...
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