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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-20-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Redlands Okie
You could also screw new (shorter) 2x4 studs...

You could also screw new (shorter) 2x4 studs right beside and to the old studs. The new board would hang out or overlap just enough to make up the difference you need.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Redlands Okie
Lexel is more adhesive and flexible than silicone...

Lexel is more adhesive and flexible than silicone in my experience. The only color choices I am aware of are white and clear though. Will White work ?

It is paintable and seems to hold the paint...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Redlands Okie
Probably does not apply to your problem but just...

Probably does not apply to your problem but just in case, make sure your not drilling into a metal plate covering plumbing or electrical. Their often used on the edge of studs to prevent problems.
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Forum: The Mud Box 10-30-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Redlands Okie
The grove area in the nail gun head and tip that...

The grove area in the nail gun head and tip that the nail feeds through needs to be fairly tight so the nails do not have room to bend easily. The cheaper nail gun might not be well made. Same for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-24-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Redlands Okie
And the longer you wait the harder it gets.......

And the longer you wait the harder it gets.......
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,477
Posted By Redlands Okie
Space around valve to seal?

Schluter makes a seal for valve body and faucet and shower head.

...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,477
Posted By Redlands Okie
Space around valve to seal?

If your talking about the shower on and off valve keep in mind that the cover plate often times has two screws that are a bit out from the center of the valve. Your fasteners or fastening methods may...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Redlands Okie
Shower pan install by a plumber- am i being overly critical

One thing about todays technology, its so EASY to look up the manufactures instructions of just about any product. In fact its often required since the instructions are no longer on the can, box,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Redlands Okie
The manufacture has online instructions for their...

The manufacture has online instructions for their product.

Also wonder if the installer has the weep holes working correctly around the drain. Something to keep a eye on when its replaced.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Redlands Okie
Usually pull out.

Usually pull out.
Forum: The Mud Box 06-08-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By Redlands Okie
Sick pets can be a difficult part of life. Best...

Sick pets can be a difficult part of life. Best of luck.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By Redlands Okie
I suspect its going to be expensive and difficult...

I suspect its going to be expensive and difficult to resolve many of the issues your concerned about. That is not a lot of motivation for them. While your documenting and seeing what they will fix...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By Redlands Okie
If they put the building up for sale then the...

If they put the building up for sale then the tile work must meet the sellers / builders requirements. Other similar homes in the area with similar problems by the same people just reinforces the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Redlands Okie
Neat idea.

Neat idea.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,778
Posted By Redlands Okie
Have fun with the project.

Have fun with the project.
Forum: The Mud Box 05-31-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By Redlands Okie
What is the best base for a store bought shed?

Yes the patio stones on a compacted stone dust would work. That at least allows some drainage. Probably still need beams or a floor kit under the building. Lots of options and a person has to work...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Redlands Okie
Herring bone pattern so you have some of both :) ...

Herring bone pattern so you have some of both :)

As others have already posted I also thing across would look nicer.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,274
Posted By Redlands Okie
Keep in mind you have paid to have a correctly...

Keep in mind you have paid to have a correctly built shower. Make sure he provides that. Patching over the top of what you have is not what you paid for or should expect. Expense and hassle is his...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Redlands Okie
glue pvc to bathroom tile

If I had the choices you have listed I would use a urethane caulk. They can be a bit slow to cure (dry) but would probably work well. I would not like something that gets hard and brittle as a glue....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-13-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Redlands Okie
Oscillating tool just gave up the ghost suddenly

Would think any of the main line brands such as Fein, Dewalt, Milwaukee, Bosch would work fine. Corded might be best if its being ran for long periods of time. I would avoid the box store brands...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,778
Posted By Redlands Okie
Green board question

Those are the guys that keep some of us in business. They cannot do its right the first time so it allows some of us to do it right the second time :)

Would be nice to get the job to start with....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Redlands Okie
Tent for Tile Saw

1x2 or small pvc pipe can be cut about 1/2 inch shorter than the floor to ceiling height and then carefully bowed and setup as a plastic holding pole. When they straighten out they will hold up the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Redlands Okie
Tent to be out of the weather ? Or to contain...

Tent to be out of the weather ? Or to contain tile saw mess while using it indoors? Or ???
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Redlands Okie
Not if you turn them over. Also will help on a...

Not if you turn them over. Also will help on a more uniform color :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Redlands Okie
Hard to get good info or products at box stores....

Hard to get good info or products at box stores. Check around for a good contractor supply house in your area. Explain what your doing and they should know which products they have that will work...
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