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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Thanks Bob. Maybe it was Friday afternoon at...

Thanks Bob. Maybe it was Friday afternoon at Laticrete and someone was late for happy hour...not sure. I am glad to hear you confirm that their tech support is top notch. I will work to get this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Laticrete technical support NO HELP!!!

WOW! My experience from the call back from Laticrete may have just sealed the deal for me NEVER buying their product again.

Not only was the contact rude to me, but he did not want to comment...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Two calls in and two messages left....no call...

Two calls in and two messages left....no call back yet.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Ok, although that doesn't sound good ;-/.

Ok, although that doesn't sound good ;-/.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Grout stained by water deposits!!

Hey everyone,

So i'm about 5 months in enjoying my new shower. I am very happy with the result and enjoying it a lot more than my old fiberglass tub/shower combo. But, I have noticed a problem...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Question about caulk

Bump!

Almost finished!!!!

While I was caulking the shower, I decided to skip a spot in my niche because I was running low and needed to caulk other more obvious areas. Now that I finished off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Thanks CX. That was my thought initially...

Thanks CX.

That was my thought initially too, that the shipping company broke it and then re-packaged it. But, upon further investigation I found that the inner cardboard box which contains the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Busted grout carton

Hey everyone,

I'm still at it! :-). Anyway, I received another carton of grout today from a company and this is what I found (picture attached). I am a little peeved because it is obvious that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Thanks Bob. Yes, you nailed it - the depth...

Thanks Bob.

Yes, you nailed it - the depth is probably very variable throughout the walls. At first I wasn't thinking about this but I soon realized that the joint I was working on kept taking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Hey Bob, That's a good question. I used the...

Hey Bob,

That's a good question. I used the same thinset, white versabond. But, I just realized a major difference between the floor and the walls. The wall tiles are set with John's 5 spotting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Grout question

Hey guys,

Still hanging in there :). I have grouted my tile floor and shower (well the walls anyway) and have a question. I am using the almond latricrete sanded grout with the 1776 admix. When...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Gotcha. I'm going to pick some up today. By...

Gotcha. I'm going to pick some up today.

By the way, I noticed that on the section that I grouted, there is still a haze on the tile. It appears to come off with my finger rubbing on it so I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Oh, I didn't realize that. So bulletproof will...

Oh, I didn't realize that. So bulletproof will work on both the granite and the grout?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
grout sealer

Hey guys,

So I can source the bulletproof sealer locally so that's good. But, I cannot source the Dupont Stonetech Grout Sealer BUT I can buy it on their website. Before I do so, can anyone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Hey Paul, Sorry, I thought I was following...

Hey Paul,

Sorry, I thought I was following your recommendation! :). I went to Lowes and searched for dupont related products and thats the one I found. I'll do a quick search for distributors of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Bob, Can you suggest one which I might...

Bob,

Can you suggest one which I might source locally?

thanks,
nick
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
granite sealer

Is this the recommended stuff from Lowes for sealing a granite vanity?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Grout

Hey guys, thanks for the tips. I am satisfied thus far with the grout which I did manage to put down on the floor. It was very almondy and much darker at first, but lightened up quite nicely to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Grouting

Thanks!

By the way, I started grouting yesterday. I am using the 1500 sanded grout with 1776 admix, was surprised how quickly it setup. I'm going to shorten my wait time and make sure to bring...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Cure time for grouting

Hey guys,

How long should I wait after setting the tile to grout? Is 24 hours sufficient to start grouting with Versabond?

I know the medium bed stuff takes longer, but if I can get to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
You mean you don't have a radiant mat in your...

You mean you don't have a radiant mat in your shower floor???? :) J/K

Yes, i meant bathroom floor and sounds good. I was leaning that way myself since i figured it wouldn't hurt to have a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Couple more questions

Hey everyone,

A few misc questions as I (hopefully) wind down my project:

1. I am using JB's 5 spotting technique for my shower wall tiles which are pretty big - 12 x 17. Seems to work fine,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
Gotcha. No problem there, that makes sense! ...

Gotcha. No problem there, that makes sense! I'll pull the easy ones and push the stubborn ones back into the wall.

Thanks again!

nick
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
granite

Paul,

Great, thanks! I will def. pick some of that up.

Another question :). Do I need to pull the rubber/plastic 1/8 t's which I use to set my grout lines before I grout? Reason being, a lot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,866
Posted By ntheath
granite

Paul,

Sure, I'll need to take one at home. In the meantime, here is a shot of the back splash laying on backside of the countertop. Both are on a futon which is tan in color.
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