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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Thankx, and thanks for all your help along the...

Thankx, and thanks for all your help along the way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
bump

Hi again guys,

Just got back to the job this week, did the pan 4 days ago. Ready to seal.

Just wondering, how far from exterior of top of drain face (photo) to center should I coat with aqua...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Bump

Davy/KMan,

I sealed the joints/walls with Aqua Defense tonight, plan on doing dry pack tomorrow morning. Appreciate (Davy) your photos/description for "Divot Method", plan on doing that.


...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Davy, Thx, that clarifies a few things. ...

Davy,

Thx, that clarifies a few things.

KMan,



thx, and duly noted.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
rmckee84: Ok, you guys keep throwing me...

rmckee84:

Ok, you guys keep throwing me curves & surprises. I have never heard of the "divot method". Found a bit of discussion on this thread...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Bump

jlbos83 said:


Appreciate if you could be more specific, thx.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
LouMA: 100% Aqua Defense. Gon'a give it 24 hrs....

LouMA: 100% Aqua Defense. Gon'a give it 24 hrs.

Kman: Aqua Defense to the drain, then I was advised to silicone between edge of tile and drain after tile installations.

Thanks for "Bump" tip,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
KMAN: I finished drain install (and dry fit)...

KMAN:

I finished drain install (and dry fit) Friday evening, poured slab yesterday (Saturday) so too lat to follow your instructions. Think I came pretty close though. Top of drain flange is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Just a quick update. Old drain removed, new...

Just a quick update. Old drain removed, new drain installed and hole filled to bottom of slab. Got some liner for top of dirt this evening, will line that entire surface tomorrow and finish...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Rented & jack hammered slab down to p-trap this...

Rented & jack hammered slab down to p-trap this afternoon, about 3 hrs work. Dirt loosened all the way down. Had to return jack hammer, will finish digging it out first thing tomorrow.

Drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Plumber friend agreed I should replace entire...

Plumber friend agreed I should replace entire drain. Will rent a jackhammer and get with it this afternoon. Thx again.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
makethatkerdistick/Davy, Thanks a lot for...

makethatkerdistick/Davy,

Thanks a lot for making your case. I'm not all that happy about replacing that drain (mainly time constraints) but strongly inclined to follow your lead. My plumber...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Davy said: Done. No (3 bolts)....

Davy said:


Done.



No (3 bolts). Never gave it a thought until you guys said I may have to replace the drain.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
KMAN said: I had not intended to do...

KMAN said:



I had not intended to do that. I assume reason is to make it easier to get the pan slope even all the way around. I was going to do it like it was previous: a little steeper on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Morning tatumjonj, I am not going to do...

Morning tatumjonj,

I am not going to do anything until I hear from you guys. If anything I said needs correction, I'm all ears.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Hi guys, Finished redoing most of rest of...

Hi guys,

Finished redoing most of rest of bathroom, getting back to shower tomorrow.

Decided to follow all your good advice. Chiseled out old shower pan as advised tonight. Completed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Thanks for replies, very helpful. Wife is gone...

Thanks for replies, very helpful. Wife is gone for a couple days with our only camera. I have plenty of other work in rest of bathroom, I'll take some photos and post when she returns.


...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By jdmckay
Shower tile replacement

hello,

Redoing MBR shower in our 50+ year old house. 3 ft x 4 ft. Some grout was loose, went to chip it out and tile started popping off. Saw evidence of water damage so I ripped it apart. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By jdmckay
I just wanted to say... GREAT FORUM!!! I...

I just wanted to say... GREAT FORUM!!!

I read a bunch of the other threads, learned a lot of good stuff. Appreciate it a lot.

Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By jdmckay
Thanks for chiming in. > Tiling over the...

Thanks for chiming in.

> Tiling over the existing one with its curves probably wouldn't end up well, (...)

Thought about it, but not considering that.

Going to put this on hold for a week or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By jdmckay
Thanks ZZZK. Problem is, door is precisely 2...

Thanks ZZZK.

Problem is, door is precisely 2 ft. wide. Current tub (cast iron) is 26 inches: we couldn't get it out (didn't think of cutting it last time). That's why we refinished it last time....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By jdmckay
Tiled bath tub (???)

Hello,

1st time poster here.

I was a floor covering contractor 1st 20 yrs of my professional life. Been 30 years since I did this every day. I know a lot has changed since then, so tips on...
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