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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2020, 10:22 AM
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Posted By attdsltech
Need advice with 12x24 Floor Tile in running bond layout.

My tile is 12×24 porcelain rectified stone look tile. I'm going to use 1/8" joints with levtec leveling system. My wife wants a 50% brick pattern layout for our bathroom. Mfg recommends 33% ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Have a question all tile is done except around...

Have a question all tile is done except around the tub. Is there a trick to cutting the tile to match the corner radius on the tub? I have been putting it off for awhile knowing it was going to be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Went over the shower floor very carefully last...

Went over the shower floor very carefully last night and this morning found only one tile that was tilted enough to require removal and It came out without damaging the kerdi. I could not find any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
The hexagon tiles were done 2 days ago. I used...

The hexagon tiles were done 2 days ago. I used Mapei Kerabond T with a 1/4" Square notched trowel. I have been working. I can get to it again tonight to do a better evaluation so see if there are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
My project is moving slowly but progressing. ...

My project is moving slowly but progressing. Have finished wall tile except bottom row and just completed 2" hexagon tiles on shower floor. Now some questions. I noticed a few hexagon tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Thanks I think it will be ok. It is near tub not...

Thanks I think it will be ok. It is near tub not shower heads. I think it will not see much water that far from where you would be showering. Another quick question. I see the debate over Wall or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Anyone have advice? The birdbath dried in a...

Anyone have advice? The birdbath dried in a couple of hrs but would like to eliminate it if possible. Thanks

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Just finished flood test everything went fine no...

Just finished flood test everything went fine no leaks all seams tight, very light wicking in spots. I have one issue to ask about. I missed a low spot in a corner opposite shower heads near tub. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Great I can now move forward, Thanks cx for the...

Great I can now move forward, Thanks cx for the advice.



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Ok I tried to search for answer on how soon I or...

Ok I tried to search for answer on how soon I or if I can use thinset to fill imperfections in deck mud but no luck. I vacuumed surface again no more loose areas everything is very solid. I figure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Second attempt was much better. Surface is solid...

Second attempt was much better. Surface is solid no soft areas. There are a few spots where the surface flaked a little. Less than a 1/4 " deep and largest maybe 2" wide. Can these areas be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Thanks for reply. It only took 30 mins to remove...

Thanks for reply. It only took 30 mins to remove mortar bed. Definitely too dry. Was able to get mortar from under flange with a chisel. Had enough play in plumbing to raise it enough to break...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Ok tried with less water total fail. Now need to...

Ok tried with less water total fail. Now need to remove mortar and start over. The question now is how to breakup mortar around kerdi drain without damaging the drain flange. I have not access to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Ok ready for next steps. Kerdi finished, tub in...

Ok ready for next steps. Kerdi finished, tub in and drain connected. Kerdi drain set(no access method). Ready for drypack mortar bed. Have some questions. I did a trial run on a mockup to get a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Thanks that's the info I needed. I will do my...

Thanks that's the info I needed. I will do my kerdi first thing in morning when its cooler. Need all the time I can get.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Ok just went up 6" speed bump above tile now. ...

Ok just went up 6" speed bump above tile now. Now ready for the kerdi. Floors and decor has Mapei Kerabond T in store but not Kerabond. Data sheet says Kerabond T needs additive to use on drywall....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Wife overruled stopping at 7' so I'm going with...

Wife overruled stopping at 7' so I'm going with 8' option. The question: Can I cut 6" more to get above last course or do I need to go all the way to the ceiling?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
So my options are to remove another 6" of...

So my options are to remove another 6" of sheetrock to get beyond the top of the last tile, stop at 7' so last tile missing the lip or Do I need to go all the way to ceiling with new sheetrock?
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
I have run into an issue today. I finished...

I have run into an issue today. I finished hanging the drywall on shower walls. I have 9' ceiling but planned on only tiling to 8'. I cut the existing drywall at 8'. The issue I have now is an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
New question. I finished plumbing and now ready...

New question. I finished plumbing and now ready to hang the sheetrock. How flat does the wall need to be? I have shaved some of the crowned studs and have drywall shims for some other studs. I'm...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Progressing along with my project. Finished...

Progressing along with my project. Finished framing for tub and now roughing in rest of plumbing. Looking ahead I have some questions regarding bathroom flooring. Seeing all the post on floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Ok perfect Thanks for quick reply Sent from...

Ok perfect Thanks for quick reply

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
I'm currently building my curb with 3 Kiln dried...

I'm currently building my curb with 3 Kiln dried 2x4's. To get the proper slope can I add drywall shims between the 2nd and 3rd 2x4 to get 1/4" per foot slope?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Ok Thanks for reply. That makes sense you are...

Ok Thanks for reply. That makes sense you are basically sealing the raw edge of the drywall. Schluter video just showed them applying kerdi seal in opening but nothing else after that.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,665
Posted By attdsltech
Making some progress. Finished rough drain lines...

Making some progress. Finished rough drain lines and framed tub platform. I'm waiting on plaster ground for the Moen transfer valve missing from valve kit. Have some questions regarding sealing...
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