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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By wkumtrider
Thanks for the replies. I'll return the masonry...

Thanks for the replies. I'll return the masonry bit and get a hole saw. Have to go back to the store anyway.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By wkumtrider
Is a hole saw absolutely necessary? I already...

Is a hole saw absolutely necessary? I already purchased a masonry drill bit for drilling the holes in the tile. If it is necessary I will return and get the hole saw.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By wkumtrider
Quick Shower Door Install Questions

I'm going to install a shower door on a small shower. The instructions for the door say to use anchors for the side rails (that go vertical up the side walls). Where the side rails will be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Thanks Kman. I do plan to have someone install...

Thanks Kman. I do plan to have someone install the shower door.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Shower Door Recommendation

Anyone have a recommendation for a nice shower door? I need one that is adjustable because my opening is not perfectly plumb (about 1/4" difference). My opening is right at 30". I looked at all...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-01-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By wkumtrider
Silicone Residue on New Marble Vanity Top

Does anyone have any tips or tricks for removing silicone residue from a new marble vanity top? Seems to just smear when trying to clean it up with a damp cloth and drying with a dry cloth.
...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-24-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
Well, i returned the "siliconized" caulk to The...

Well, i returned the "siliconized" caulk to The Tile Store and got a sample of my grout ready to ship to Color Rite to get 100% silicone caulk to match the grout. How many cartridges should I get for...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-04-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
What would happen if I used the acrylic...

What would happen if I used the acrylic siliconized caulk? Will it leak or crack prematurely?

Thanks.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-03-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
So acrylic siliconize caulk is not a good idea? ...

So acrylic siliconize caulk is not a good idea? I ordered the stuff from The Tile Shop, where I purchased the grout. I searched their website and they do not have 100% silicone in the Mobe Pearl...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-02-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
Mobe Pearl color, Superior Adhesive and Chemical...

Mobe Pearl color, Superior Adhesive and Chemical brand.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-02-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
The caulk is "100% Acrylic Siliconized." I...

The caulk is "100% Acrylic Siliconized." I thought is was 100% silicone when I purchased it. It was the only place I could get caulk to match the grout color.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-02-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
I have one gap almost 1/2" wide between the floor...

I have one gap almost 1/2" wide between the floor and a bottom tile. It is just a small area though where the floor was not quite even. I am using color matched silicone caulk from the same folks...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-02-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
Well I sponged of some tile and when the grout...

Well I sponged of some tile and when the grout got wet it was a different color than the dry grout. Maybe I should go ahead and seal it. Thanks for all your help Tool Guy.

Another question...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-01-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
Yes, already installed.

Yes, already installed.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-01-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
Here is the link to the grout I used: ...

Here is the link to the grout I used:

https://www.tileshop.com/product/pro+grout+excel+mobe+pearl+25lb+bag.do?sortby=ourPicks&from=Search

Says in the description it does not need to be sealed.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-01-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,618
Posted By wkumtrider
Grout Claims It Does Not Need to Be Sealed...

Should I seal it anyway? I used Pro Grout by Superior Adhesives and Chemicals purchased from the Tile Shop. The bag claims it never needs sealing, but was wondering if it is a good idea to seal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Still have some cleaning up to do and the grout...

Still have some cleaning up to do and the grout needs to set for at least 24 hrs, but it is done.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Just wanted to let everyone know I completed...

Just wanted to let everyone know I completed grouting tonight. Looks good. Thanks for all the help and advice!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Houston, should I dump the entire bag in a bucket...

Houston, should I dump the entire bag in a bucket and dry mix it, then use another bucket to mix what I need?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Thanks Houston. I'll check out the tutorial.

Thanks Houston. I'll check out the tutorial.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Grout question: I have a bag of grout that needs...

Grout question: I have a bag of grout that needs to be mixed. Is it ok to mix a little at a time or should I mix the entire bag at once so the color will be consistent? I'm afraid if I mix the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Thanks Ryan and CX! I guess I need to make a...

Thanks Ryan and CX! I guess I need to make a decision.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
I finally have most of the tiling done. When...

I finally have most of the tiling done. When grouting, do most folks grout the inside corners of a niche, or caulk?

Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Hopefully this is the last question before I...

Hopefully this is the last question before I begin to tile. The wall width (horizontal) is not identical from the floor to the ceiling. Toward the ceiling it is about 1/8" narrower than the bottom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,347
Posted By wkumtrider
Thanks guys. I know they should not touch each...

Thanks guys. I know they should not touch each other, but was needing to know how far they should be from the corner.

Thanks again.
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