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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2014, 11:00 PM
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Views: 11,682
Posted By dhowardpeters
Thanks, Paul:wave:

Thanks, Paul:wave:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2014, 09:47 PM
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Views: 11,682
Posted By dhowardpeters
Bump

Bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,682
Posted By dhowardpeters
Hip Deep in Hall Bath now - Sealer question

Hey, all:yipee: We finished our master bath early last fall. I realize I haven't added final pics, probably because we left a few minor details undone and got on with regular life:o I'll add some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 211,763
Posted By dhowardpeters
Yeah, caveman's nightly script now includes -...

Yeah, caveman's nightly script now includes - "shower now or forget it" - around 8:00. Sometimes it works:whip: And, thanks - for the response Richard (made me laugh) - and PC for remembering my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 211,763
Posted By dhowardpeters
Thanks, PC

Hey, PC. I haven't been around much, but I've been keeping up through email notifications. Looking great! Our hall bathroom has been gutted since Thanksgiving. We decided after the fact to ditch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,421
Posted By dhowardpeters
Thanks, Mike, but it's not my thread. This was...

Thanks, Mike, but it's not my thread. This was Finnigan's (Tile Rookie's) mystery. I was just hoping for an update from him on the effect adding silicone back to the joint had. It IS a fascinating...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,421
Posted By dhowardpeters
Update?

I've been away from the forum for awhile. Any update for us??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,836
Posted By dhowardpeters
Just beautiful, Seb:clap1:

Just beautiful, Seb:clap1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-27-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,519
Posted By dhowardpeters
Bump for Rick (and other interested forum...

Bump for Rick (and other interested forum members:))
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,613
Posted By dhowardpeters
Looks great! Where are the pics of the tub...

Looks great! Where are the pics of the tub apron?!? What'd you decide there?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,658
Posted By dhowardpeters
Our job was much easier once we started notching...

Our job was much easier once we started notching the thinset on the tile and only burning-in on the wall - we got the tip here. We were using a 1/2" trowel with 2'x4' tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By dhowardpeters
Neither tile, nor grout, nor hardie stops water...

Neither tile, nor grout, nor hardie stops water from penetrating to what is behind them (i.e. your studs) - They are simply impervious themselves to water damage. Therefore, you need a water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,421
Posted By dhowardpeters
I guess one thing you don't know is whether the...

I guess one thing you don't know is whether the blemishes would've disappeared if you'd left the caulk but stopped using the shower for a while? Still, If it were me, I would absolutely use the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,166
Posted By dhowardpeters
Can you clarify your response to CX regarding the...

Can you clarify your response to CX regarding the plastic? You said earlier you used the felt because you were concerned about the gap between the cbu and the tub. The poly should have come through...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 38,353
Posted By dhowardpeters
Oh, I see :crap: Do you have an adjustable...

Oh, I see :crap: Do you have an adjustable utility knife, so you can dictate how deep the blade is able to penetrate? I'd definitely wait til it firms up - we were able to "peel" out entire runs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,747
Posted By dhowardpeters
Looks great, Becky!

Looks great, Becky!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 38,353
Posted By dhowardpeters
Pretty sure the pros here will tell you the tub...

Pretty sure the pros here will tell you the tub leg is one place that really must have 100% silicone, not "siliconized." Once dried, we didn't have much trouble cutting out the caulk beads with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 38,353
Posted By dhowardpeters
Yeah, ya gotta wait till it's dry to remove it...

Yeah, ya gotta wait till it's dry to remove it because smeared, colored caulk is a nightmare:crap:.

The tool just helps because the flat edges of the 90 degree square helped scrape any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 38,353
Posted By dhowardpeters
Hey, Henry:wave: I feel your pain:( We had a...

Hey, Henry:wave: I feel your pain:( We had a caulk disaster followed by a very satisfying experience. We used Custom's matching caulk and white 100% silicone. For 1 thing, you must remove the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,321
Posted By dhowardpeters
I saw a commercial today advertising 3M Command...

I saw a commercial today advertising 3M Command Products accessories for showers. Can't imagine they'd hold a full bottle of shampoo, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,421
Posted By dhowardpeters
Sorry for your trouble, Finnigan, but this is a...

Sorry for your trouble, Finnigan, but this is a great discussion. I am so anxious to hear whether the stains dissapear:corn:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,799
Posted By dhowardpeters
You'll get there Akhtar:) And, yes, those are...

You'll get there Akhtar:) And, yes, those are the trim pieces to which I was referring. I believe any of the finishes would be fine. they are made for this purpose.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,799
Posted By dhowardpeters
Hey, Akhtar:) I see. Your cbu seams are...

Hey, Akhtar:)

I see. Your cbu seams are already taped/thinsetted, right? I'm sure it can be done without too much drama, but you might need to grind off the thinset left on the remaining cbu so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 43,029
Posted By dhowardpeters
Pros here recommend starting on the 2nd row, and...

Pros here recommend starting on the 2nd row, and NOT using full tiles on the 1st row to account for variation in the level of the tub deck.

Set your ledger board level and at a height above the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,799
Posted By dhowardpeters
I think you're doing just fine, Akhtar:) ...

I think you're doing just fine, Akhtar:)

You are correct. You need to hardie the entire window jamb and casing area.

You said the cbu would be in the way when trying to cut the wood -...
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