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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,764
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Hmm... I just used the HardiBacker screws that...

Hmm... I just used the HardiBacker screws that were hanging on the display next to the HardiBacker at The Home Depot.

No thinking involved... just like I like it. :crazy:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2004, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,292
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Thanks, Mike! Will do! Thanks for your...

Thanks, Mike!

Will do!

Thanks for your help!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2004, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,292
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Hey Bob! I haven't actually torn off the...

Hey Bob!

I haven't actually torn off the age-old linoleum yet to see the condition of the slab, so I don't know.

So, after the self-leveling goop hardens, I can apply my thinset mortar and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,292
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Self-Leveling Goop

Hello and Good Friday to all of you!

New Project Question

Our kitchen is on a slab that seems to have done some serious shifting over the years. I've got a major dip in one area.

We were...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2004, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
When I say cracks... I mean the seams where the...

When I say cracks... I mean the seams where the floor and walls meet. :uhh:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Well, thank you for all of the answers... I'm...

Well, thank you for all of the answers... I'm going to take John's word and hope the grout we put in there will hold. We've put sealer on twice now and we may even put alittle silicon in the cracks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2004, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Again... I'd like to hear more opinions about...

Again... I'd like to hear more opinions about this because I've read all over this site about not having to cauk the seams...

We all ready grouted the seams.

Before I take the time to pull it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2004, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
I guess I'm sorta looking for more advice... like...

I guess I'm sorta looking for more advice... like I said, I thought I read that you don't have to cauk the seams...

Anybody else have an opinion??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2004, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Should I Be Concerned or Not?

Standing in my newly tiled shower this morning, I began to worry a little about the seams where the wall meets the floor.

I know I've read on this forum that it is not necessary to cauk the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Used a saw just like that to cut our tile... a...

Used a saw just like that to cut our tile... a couple of things:

1) Wear your safety glasses.

2) Add water as necessary during the job.

3) Wear an old shirt you don't like because YOU WILL...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
I'll put some up tonight when I get home from...

I'll put some up tonight when I get home from work!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2004, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

Well, the hour finally arrived last night when we turned the last screw, wiped the last glob of overly shot cauk and sucked up the last pile of dirt with the shop vac.

Yes, we finished the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2004, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Is it True: Don't mist tinted grout to cure?

We were up 'til 3am grouting the shower and the non-showered floor. Thankfully the wife went with the same tinted grout for both. I read in The Home Depot Tiling 1-2-3 book that I should not be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2004, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
We had to tear up our entire bathroom subfloor...

We had to tear up our entire bathroom subfloor and the 1x6 planks, too... much too much water damage. Glad we did though... the new floor is rock solid and sturdy.

Didn't like dancing on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,199
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Hey! I'm a MUD MAN now!

Wow! That's all I can say! I mixed my first batch of fat mud and built my very first curb! And oh, what a strong and proud curb it was! I felt stupid, just staring at it so proudly last night. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2004, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,073
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Thanks, folks! I'm thinking that I'm gonna...

Thanks, folks!

I'm thinking that I'm gonna do my curb first, then the shower walls, then the pan floor and then finish up with the non-showered floor.

It means more time without the toilet in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2004, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,940
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
That Noble Company curb thingy looks...

That Noble Company curb thingy looks interesting... wonder how the results using that product have been? Just the same, I'm intending on using fat mud tonight on the curb anyway.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2004, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,940
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Oh, you know, I should have remembered that......

Oh, you know, I should have remembered that... you can't nail or screw into the inside of the curb. I mean, I've been so paranoid about puncturing that membrane since we put it in, I think the wife...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2004, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,940
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Hardibacker for Curb??

I could have sworn I saw this some place... can I use measured pieces of Hardibacker for the curb or does it have to be fresh deck mud??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2004, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Finished!

Well... the wife was not happy, but we got the boards down, added some stud support, put up new vapor barrier and then put the Hardibacker back up. Everything is rock solid now and in fact, we...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2004, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,073
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Tiling the bathroom floor before the shower

Question... we're tiling the bathroom floor one kind of tile and the shower floor (and walls) other types of tile. I've read that I should tile the shower walls first and then the shower floor, in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2004, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,073
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Hiya... Big Dan is the name...

Hiya... Big Dan is the name...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2004, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
So, I can just screw these things back up over my...

So, I can just screw these things back up over my moisture barrier without any kind of adhesive, right? Boy... good thing I didn't listen to big brother for the entire remodel...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2004, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Okay, big brother is off the hook... just talked...

Okay, big brother is off the hook... just talked to him and he didn't understand what I was talking about. He said that I should put adhesive on the back of the board when I re-hang it, but I should...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2004, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By Uncle_Bad_Dog
Take it easy on my big brother... he only thinks...

Take it easy on my big brother... he only thinks he knows everything about construction... :rolleyes:
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