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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By raindog
Bathroom floor and shower project

I'm considering updating a bathroom floor and shower with ceramic tile in a rather old building used for commercial space. The original building is about 100 years old however the space where the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,329
Posted By raindog
thanks for all the great suggestions. I have...

thanks for all the great suggestions.

I have a level first row of tiles!

I'm using Kerdi with Kerabond. How long do I have to wait until I can grout?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,329
Posted By raindog
kerdi shower enclosure ledger boards

I'm tiling a tub enclosure using 13x13 porcelain tiles. My tub is level on the back wall however is not level on the sides. I have used Kerdi to waterproof the enclosure.

Question, can I use a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-08-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,860
Posted By raindog
George I picked up some Stonetech Pro Enhancer...

George I picked up some Stonetech Pro Enhancer Pro Sealer from Dal tile. I tried it on a piece and it looks great.

Question, when should apply the sealer, before setting, before grouting, or...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-06-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,860
Posted By raindog
Another related question. I would like to darken...

Another related question. I would like to darken up these travertine tiles a bit, is there a sealer that will darken them a bit more than others?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-17-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,860
Posted By raindog
My apologies CX.

My apologies CX.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-16-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,860
Posted By raindog
Sealers for travertine and grout

I'm wondering what sealer I should use for several projects.

I'm building a polished travertine vanity top. Should I seal the tiles before grouting, if so, with what?

I'm tiling a shower with...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-16-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,860
Posted By raindog
travertine sealer and grout sealer

I'm wondering what sealer I should use for several projects.

I'm building a polished travertine vanity top. Should I seal the tiles before grouting, if so, with what?

I'm tiling a shower with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
Arhhgggg. yup I was sure that was the answer...

Arhhgggg.

yup I was sure that was the answer after talking to my engineer friend.

I love an honest opinion. Thank you.

Great forum, keep up the good work.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
As luck would have it I a engineer showed up to...

As luck would have it I a engineer showed up to the condo this morning to offer advice on a totally unrelated topic. When I saw the survey equipment I seized the day.

The engineer said it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
Thanks to all. I took some pictures (found...

Thanks to all.

I took some pictures (found my camera). I'll post them tomorrow night (I don't have my cable) if I can figure out how.

If you want a particular type of picture please let me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
I'll give that a try but I don't think we have...

I'll give that a try but I don't think we have such a thing. this condo is in a small town in Colorado. I think I'm on my own.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
Where do I go from here?

Where do I go from here?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
I read more about gypsum, it very well maybe...

I read more about gypsum, it very well maybe gypsum. It really doesn't seem as hard a concrete. More grainy perhaps.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
The cracks do not seem vertically displaced. ...

The cracks do not seem vertically displaced.

I'm not familiar enough with gypsum products but is sure looks like concrete.

I ripped up the carpet in the second bathroom too, it seems to have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
Sorry about the signature I tried to edit it. ...

Sorry about the signature I tried to edit it. I'm new to these forums so please be patient.

I dont' have access to a digital camera at this point, I will try to get a picture.

I just measured...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By raindog
ditra xl question, floor prep

I've read everything I can get my hands on related to ditra. I'm tiling a bathroom floor that is concrete. The concrete is rough. It has several cracks that are 1/8 to 1/2 inch thick, the vary in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 995
Posted By raindog
bullnose

I've read a lot on this forum about bullnosing porcelain tiles but I'm still unsure as to what I should do.

I guess the options are to "send it out" or do it myself.

I was looking at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By raindog
Tile Saws

I interested in purchasing a tile saw. I'm planning using it for a project that requires cutting 1) 16 inch porcelain tiles, planning straight cuts no diagonals, and 2) cutting granite tiles for a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By raindog
and what would those details be? I'm assuming...

and what would those details be? I'm assuming the natural tile one would need to seal it and pay attention to the type of cleaning products used on it. Any other details?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By raindog
steam shower

I know this questions has been asked but I can find the appropriate thread.

I'm researching what type of tile I should use for a residentail steam shower. I plan to use a kerdi shower kit and...
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