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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,089
Posted By G Archer
Tiling over drywall

Hi folks,I'm going to lay a 6'' tile border around my bathroom which is painted drywall.It is satin paint,do I need to degloss the surface?Can I use modified thinset or do I need to use the premixed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,414
Posted By G Archer
Pedistal sink backsplash

Hi folks,I installed a corner pedistal sink in our bathroom.The sink has a small backsplash built in.The wall behind it is painted drywall.I was wanting to install a tile backsplash to protect the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-26-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By G Archer
Thanks for the reply Paul. ...

Thanks for the reply Paul.

Glenn
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-26-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By G Archer
Hi Paul,local tile store recommended this...

Hi Paul,local tile store recommended this stuff.What do you use?



Thanks,Glenn:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-26-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By G Archer
Tile sealer

Hi, Anyone used the Gundlach GS02 grout sealer? I have a Kerdi shower with porcelin tile.Any recommendations?

Thanks,Glenn
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Hi folks, Got all the kerdi up water...

Hi folks, Got all the kerdi up water tested,passed the test no problem.The tile man started today and I was not very pleased with his work.He must be working on several jobs because he only done the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Smile Thanks for the replies,the house is old and very...

Thanks for the replies,the house is old and very sound,just not plumb and level in some spots. Thanks Glenn
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
It is installed over a double layer of 3/4...

It is installed over a double layer of 3/4 plywood.



Glenn:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Hi folks,Happy Thanksgiving, I have sort of a...

Hi folks,Happy Thanksgiving, I have sort of a dilema or sort of,My shower floor is out of level about 1/2 to 3/4'' in 3 ft.I was going to set the kerdi drain at 11/4'' above the floor,but this will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Hi folks,Im doing a 36'' neo angle shower.My...

Hi folks,Im doing a 36'' neo angle shower.My floor is out of level about 1/2'' in 36''.Do I just mark my screed line from the high side and just level around the peremeter?





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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Hi folks,I'm getting ready to install the kerdi...

Hi folks,I'm getting ready to install the kerdi drain just a couple of questions,do I use thinset to install the drain,if so do I mix it stiff so that it wont move when screeding off it?Do I use the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Smile The walls are plumb,I dont think I got the peice...

The walls are plumb,I dont think I got the peice of kerdi real straight.I think I will try overlapping it as you mentioned.The stuff reminds me too much of wall paper! Thanks to all for your help and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Hi folks, Finshed installing the kerdi on the...

Hi folks, Finshed installing the kerdi on the wall except for the edge of the neo angle opening and the door jambs.At the door jamb I overlapped the kerdi 2 '' then had a short 1'' lip on a 45...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Hi folks, I see why you say Hardi backer is so...

Hi folks, I see why you say Hardi backer is so thirsty.I cut one full length sheet 95" and had a time getting it up before the thinset started to skim over.I think I will go with half sheets from now...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Question about Kerdi

Hi folks,I have just one quick question about kedi installation.Can I roll Kerdi around the corner and have the joint on the wall instead of in the corner where I can just lap it 2''?



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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
H folks,Im doing a kerdi shower and I already had...

H folks,Im doing a kerdi shower and I already had the Hardi backer so I used it.I saw in an earlier post there where added complications using it with the kerdi.What are they?When installing the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 22,182
Posted By G Archer
I bought some of the Custom Blend unmodified...

I bought some of the Custom Blend unmodified thinset from HD so I will take it back.How does one know if its slightly modified? What are sone good brands of unmodified thin set?

Thanks Glenn:yo:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
CBU installation

Hi folks, I am building a 36 '' neo angle shower and using the kerdi system.Where the CBU's meet the angled wall is about a 1/4 gap and you can see the stud.Can I fill this gap with thinset when I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Sorry I was unclear,explaining things is not my...

Sorry I was unclear,explaining things is not my strong point,yes i'm wanting to have access to the valve.The old valve was on a wall in the main hall and it was drywalled over with no access and it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Thanks for the great advice.Would I need to kerdi...

Thanks for the great advice.Would I need to kerdi the outside of the shower since it will be tile also or will CBU work? My shower valve is on a closed wall now,I would like to put it in the shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Shower installation advise

Hi folks,just a couple quick questions,I'm installing a 3'x3' neo angle shower,my drain will be about 2'' offset to one side because of a floor joist.I figured about .375 preslope.Can I still use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,834
Posted By G Archer
Shower installation advice

Hi folks,great forum ,im new to the site and I would like to ask a few questions about shower construction.I have laid several small tile floors but never constructed a shower.I was reading about the...
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