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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,550
Posted By Davy
Michael, after you get the pan folded and nailed...

Michael, after you get the pan folded and nailed across the top, you then have to cut the liner over the center hole in the drain. You then can slightly lift the liner at the cut out and shoot a bead...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Davy
I did a job recently with that exact tile. Was...

I did a job recently with that exact tile. Was kind of a PITA. Expensive stuff, around 35 bucks a sheet that didn't even cover a sq ft.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,550
Posted By Davy
I've noticed Home Depot has their pan liners...

I've noticed Home Depot has their pan liners pre-cut and rolled up real tight. Sure makes it difficult to get the wrinkles out. I laid the last one out in the front yard for a while and it still had...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By Davy
3/8 is about what most of them are. What are your...

3/8 is about what most of them are. What are your concerns? Are you afraid they'll break when you walk on them?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Davy
Dal tile is the first place I would look.

Dal tile is the first place I would look.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-19-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By Davy
Even though it cuts with little effort, I'd push...

Even though it cuts with little effort, I'd push the tiles thru kinda slow. It'll last longer that way. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-19-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 583,825
Posted By Davy
Nice work, John.:tup1:

Nice work, John.:tup1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Davy
I see issues with the grout more than I do the...

I see issues with the grout more than I do the tile but the pictures may not show it all. I do see the shower walls are out of square.

Are penny rounds going to be used the second time?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Davy
I would check the rest of the order. Take back...

I would check the rest of the order. Take back any that look bad.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,550
Posted By Davy
I wouldn't use plumbers putty, I use a bead of...

I wouldn't use plumbers putty, I use a bead of 100% silicone. You're trying to form a gasket under the liner.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,158
Posted By Davy
The tiles have white along the edge, I would try...

The tiles have white along the edge, I would try to match that. I wouldn't want to have a different color in between there. To me it would take away from the design.

I'd say about 7-8 years on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Davy
Jin, have you checked to see if the tile has...

Jin, have you checked to see if the tile has bullnose pieces available? Usually the BN are 3x12.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Davy
Yeah, even a 3/8 notch would have helped you out....

Yeah, even a 3/8 notch would have helped you out. Having a little thicker bed of thinset gives you a little cushion room to play with.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Davy
Ryan, are you on a wood subfloor or a concrete...

Ryan, are you on a wood subfloor or a concrete slab? You might look into lowering the shower floor and doing a divot drain. In other words, you would be lowering the floor and drain instead of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Davy
Caught me napping. :)

Caught me napping. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Davy
Hi Jim. First off, ditch the sheetrock idea in...

Hi Jim. First off, ditch the sheetrock idea in the shower. It's not going to do any protecting.

Let me explain this, The pan liner is the pan, the cement under the liner is called a preslope. It's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,158
Posted By Davy
I'm not saying it has never happened but I've...

I'm not saying it has never happened but I've never had that problem with Spectra lock.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Davy
Yeah, as ong as you used a good thinset and it is...

Yeah, as ong as you used a good thinset and it is working fine for you, I'd continue on.

I find it funny that not too many years ago we set all tiles and stone with very few choices of thinset....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,550
Posted By Davy
No, leave the plastic out.

No, leave the plastic out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,412
Posted By Davy
Yes, the fan in the window is important along...

Yes, the fan in the window is important along with the vacuum attachment. My vacuum attachment still kicks up a little dust here and there. Might be about worn out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Davy
Hi Jin, I think Jim mentioned, you can buy...

Hi Jin, I think Jim mentioned, you can buy diamond pads for polishing and to take the sharp edge away on porcelain tiles. Unless the chips are large, the pads would remove small chips. I would look...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 305
Posted By Davy
I can clearly see the mud thickness on the...

I can clearly see the mud thickness on the outside. But, the mud thickness can vary from wall to wall inside the shower depending on how much mud was needed to plumb it up. Along the bottom, one wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,412
Posted By Davy
The grinder with a cupwheel along with a vacuum...

The grinder with a cupwheel along with a vacuum attachment works pretty good. All that can be found at Home Depot.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 305
Posted By Davy
Looking at your pics, it's hard to tell the room...

Looking at your pics, it's hard to tell the room you have. With 1 1/8, that'll be plenty room. Sounds like you have it figured out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,550
Posted By Davy
Okay, these guys got ahead of me. :) The link...

Okay, these guys got ahead of me. :) The link shows this product being used with a divot method shower floor which isn't what you have. When using a divot method, the paint on membrane is the liner...
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