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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-25-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,914
Posted By Gritz
Thank you for your reply, going to work on it...

Thank you for your reply, going to work on it now. Is the vinegar solution 50/50 with water? And is the solution also safe on Uba Tuba granite?
Robin
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,310
Posted By Gritz
Will do Bubba, but the same rust discoloration is...

Will do Bubba, but the same rust discoloration is also located around the corner bench and there aren't any gaps around there.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,310
Posted By Gritz
After cleaning....never noticed the gaps til I...

After cleaning....never noticed the gaps til I took the pic.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,310
Posted By Gritz
Shower orientation upper

Shower orientation upper
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,310
Posted By Gritz
Shower orientation 40" x 48"

Shower orientation 40" x 48"
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,310
Posted By Gritz
We're located in SW Fla, house is on a concrete...

We're located in SW Fla, house is on a concrete slab. We tore out the existing shower and did the work ourselves following the advice on this awesome forum. Couldn't have done it without the help we...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,914
Posted By Gritz
Cleaning and causes of water stains on granite?

I know these areas around my bathroom and kitchen sinks are caused by our water which is well water but we have a water softener, so why is it happening and is there a product I can use to clean it?...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-24-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,310
Posted By Gritz
Can unsealed granite bleed

Could the rust discoloration in the picture be caused by the underside of the granite not being sealed and it bleeding through?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gritz
Tiling/Raised dishwasher?

We have a raised dishwasher that is 18" to the right of the sink and is 10.5" higher than the countertop. The dishwasher is the end cabinet. Is it possible to tile the side of the dishwasher when I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By Gritz
Thank you kindly for the info. I'm just in the...

Thank you kindly for the info. I'm just in the "gathering ideas" stage and I'll admit it makes me nervous about something so permanent seeing as how I change paint colors so often.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By Gritz
options for NOT tiling directly to drywall

I'm sure I'll regret asking this question regarding a kitchen backsplash cause it'll probably make ya'll laugh but would it be possible to use some type of material hardibacker, plywood whatever,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By Gritz
Artistic view on fireplace

I hope some of you would like a change of pace, I know most of you on the board deal in tile and not manfactured stone fireplaces but I need your creative eye to look at this fireplace and offer up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,104
Posted By Gritz
John, I'm still a little fuzzy here, Color Fast...

John, I'm still a little fuzzy here, Color Fast is an "acrylic" silicone caulk that I got from our local Tile America tile store in a color to match my grout but I think you're saying that it is not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,104
Posted By Gritz
Caulk, Grout or Silicone?

Is Dap Silicone Ultra 100% silicone the correct product to run a bead between the tub edge and the tile? Does silicone break down over time? If so, how would you remove it? If I read correctly,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,104
Posted By Gritz
Shelf?

Could a ledge or shelf be built around the tub?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,104
Posted By Gritz
Already tried the 45 degree cut but it left a...

Already tried the 45 degree cut but it left a ragged edge on the tile. I'll try again though. Didn't know if anything else could be done. Robin
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,104
Posted By Gritz
tub flange, big problem

I finished tiling except for the bottom row and of course now I notice that the front right and the back left flange of the tub is sticking out from the hardibacker by about 1/8" to 1/4". Enough that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,104
Posted By Gritz
Thanks Shaughnn!

Thanks Shaughnn!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,104
Posted By Gritz
First row of bathtub tile

When screwing in a level board to begin tiling starting with the second row on a bathtub wall, do you allow for a FULL TILE on row one OR is it better to allow 1/2" or so for trimming at the bottom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2006, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By Gritz
Rob

Thanks for the quick reply. I tiled it and used versabond. It's on the tiled shower ceiling where the ceiling tile meets the wall tile. I'm going to give it a try anyway. Should I try to chisel out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2006, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By Gritz
Re-using Hardiboard?

Is it possible to remove an area of tile that has been in place for appx. 4 mos. (in a shower) without destroying the Hardi Board underneath? I'll be re-tiling this area. Thanks, Robin
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2006, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By Gritz
Great! I wasn't sure if I was required to overlap...

Great! I wasn't sure if I was required to overlap the CBU over the tub flange. I thought I had read somewhere that if you made sure that 3/4 of the lower row of tile was on the CBU it'd be o.k. to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By Gritz
Installation order of tiling a tub surround?

Hey all, couldn't find any other posts or pictures so does this sound right for tiling around a tub?
1. Stud
2. Insulation
3. 3 mill. vapor barrier
3a. make sure plastic overlaps tub flange...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 29,187
Posted By Gritz
Kitchen Remodel Layout Pictures/Backsplash

I've found some 12x12 matching granite and I'll look today for a tumbled stone in more of a creme color. Regarding comment to tile above the sink but not tile around the raised counter, I probably...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 29,187
Posted By Gritz
Antique Gold Tumbled or Noce?

I truly appreciate good honest advice from people like yourself who have tiled many, many kitchens. I trust your eye for design better than my own and I thank you for taking the time to help. Given...
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