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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By Winter River
Have you decided on the baseboard? It seems like...

Have you decided on the baseboard? It seems like the sliver shown is about 1/2", which could easily be covered by a baseboard.

Warning, be very sure the room is square and you don't end up with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Winter River
If you must use both tiles, do alternate rows all...

If you must use both tiles, do alternate rows all the way around or use one tile for the bottom half and the other for the top half.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Winter River
I did a simple built up crown in my bathroom....

I did a simple built up crown in my bathroom. First I rounded over a 3/4" board and cut it to go over the tile. Then I added the crown molding.
Bathroom remodel...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,978
Posted By Winter River
You're going to need space to walk into the room...

You're going to need space to walk into the room anyway. Since you are planning to have the door in the corner of the room a pocket door wouldn't really gain you any space. Just have a left hand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,074
Posted By Winter River
There are neoangle shower doors that slide open...

There are neoangle shower doors that slide open instead of opening into the room, for example: neo angle sliding door...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,074
Posted By Winter River
A couple ideas: Pedestal sinks are much nicer to...

A couple ideas: Pedestal sinks are much nicer to look at from the front, with the pipes hidden. Consider turning it 90 degrees so it looks its best from the door. Have you thought about swapping the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 26,121
Posted By Winter River
Not the question you're currently asking, but...

Not the question you're currently asking, but consider moving the shower head and controls from the center of the wall to the sink side. This is the one big change I wish I had made to my neoangle...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,544
Posted By Winter River
I used white subway tiles from the big blue...

I used white subway tiles from the big blue store. The big orange one also has them. Both have a variety of matching caps, bullnose, etc.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,586
Posted By Winter River
Suzy, have you seen the subway tile tutorial...

Suzy, have you seen the subway tile tutorial (http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=85869)? Lots of good tips on layout.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-16-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,194
Posted By Winter River
Not an uncommon problem. Look for child proof...

Not an uncommon problem. Look for child proof deadbolt locks, like this one: safety 1st secure mount deadbolt lock...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,535
Posted By Winter River
Looking great, Jamie. Your project is going more...

Looking great, Jamie. Your project is going more quickly than mine did :tup2:

Kristina and Jane, I'll be watching for your pics.

Jamie makes a good point about the corners -- the measurements...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,728
Posted By Winter River
For the outlet that's interfering with the chair...

For the outlet that's interfering with the chair rail, they're simple enough to move. Put it a bit higher, a bit lower, turn it horizontal, whatever works best.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,479
Posted By Winter River
Thanks for the update. Keep 'em coming!

Thanks for the update. Keep 'em coming!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,309
Posted By Winter River
One suggestion: try to design the room so the...

One suggestion: try to design the room so the toilet is not the focal point when the door is open.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By Winter River
Are your walls and island perfectly square and...

Are your walls and island perfectly square and parallel? If the edges are slightly off, it'll be very obvious if the insets are cut or very close to even a slight angle.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,548
Posted By Winter River
Does your subway tile also come in squares? If...

Does your subway tile also come in squares? If so, you can cut those down for the bottom course. I did this in my shower because I didn't like the way a 1 1/2" bottom row looked. In your shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,479
Posted By Winter River
Nice, PC.

Nice, PC.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,479
Posted By Winter River
I like the hall landing at the top of the stairs,...

I like the hall landing at the top of the stairs, that always makes a house seem more comfortable.

Consider moving the door to the hall closet to the other wall, move the door to the South...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,390
Posted By Winter River
A couple thoughts from a DIYer with an old house...

A couple thoughts from a DIYer with an old house where nothing is level, plumb, or straight:

Will the thickness of the thinset eliminate the gap? If not, could you put a skimcoat of plaster on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,157
Posted By Winter River
In my opinion, the stainless spray paint will not...

In my opinion, the stainless spray paint will not look enough like stainless at that close distance. I have used it on a ceiling light fixture that is mostly hidden by the globe. It is fine there,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,535
Posted By Winter River
Jamie, you're certainly thinking this through...

Jamie, you're certainly thinking this through carefully! My family began to wonder how I could sit for an hour staring at wall tiles laid out on the floor. I have a feeling you've been doing the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,535
Posted By Winter River
You need to be careful mixing the tiles from...

You need to be careful mixing the tiles from Lowes and Home Depot. They are both white, but I found them to be different shades. The HD tiles are a bit more gray, and the L tiles are a warmer...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,535
Posted By Winter River
I'd be honored to be copied, Jamie. :D

I'd be honored to be copied, Jamie. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,535
Posted By Winter River
Glad to be of some assistance, Jamie. The...

Glad to be of some assistance, Jamie.

The cove was shimmed out with a piece of 1/4" hardibacker I had left over from the floor, adhered with some thinset and screws. I was trying to get the look...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,535
Posted By Winter River
Jamie, I did something similar in my bathroom,...

Jamie, I did something similar in my bathroom, using the upside down chair rail molding as the top of my baseboard. Alumni photo album...
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