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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Mathman
What about the asbestos?

What about the asbestos?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By Mathman
Kerdi can go over regular drywall. The plain...

Kerdi can go over regular drywall. The plain stuff, not the purple board. The kerdi board is more expensive but cuts down the amount of work. You are better off making a mud bed shower pan and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Mathman
So to clarify. They left the previous shower...

So to clarify. They left the previous shower there and tiled over it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Mathman
I will let the pros chime in on options, but I...

I will let the pros chime in on options, but I don't think the buckets of mastic are meant for shower walls. Most advice is to use it for kitchen backsplashes. And I am pretty sure glass requires...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Mathman
Did you mix the “adhesive” or buy a tub of...

Did you mix the “adhesive” or buy a tub of something?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-18-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Mathman
I saw the speckles on the grout also, but I know...

I saw the speckles on the grout also, but I know nothing about marble tile. Except, I don't plan to ever try to install it or have it installed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Mathman
Is it just me or does it look like the drain is...

Is it just me or does it look like the drain is on Top of the tiles?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 781
Posted By Mathman
Seems they are fixing problems by adding:bonk:...

Seems they are fixing problems by adding:bonk: more problems.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By Mathman
I wonder if they might have used Mastic from a...

I wonder if they might have used Mastic from a tub instead of a bag of thin-set mortar.
edit. See I was late posting this.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Mathman
I won't pretend to try to translate Cx's words....

I won't pretend to try to translate Cx's words. He has MUCH more knowledge about these things as I do. But...(we all know where this is going) I think he is telling you of course you can do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,565
Posted By Mathman
The correct answer will be the one you like best....

The correct answer will be the one you like best.
Neither seems to create slivers (small) of the tile. Now think about the height of the shower and how the tiles will fit.

Although the second...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Mathman
Thanks, I used the wrong language. I have...

Thanks, I used the wrong language. I have removed the cartridge and still no flow from the cold water side. I was not sure I could take out the side parts. Which I now know are called stop check...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Mathman
Help with Moen Valve

I have an older moen valve that is only flowing hot water. I just replaced a water softener that had an unknown leak and there was green gook in the pipes. Cut out some and poured some bleach to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mathman
There is no such thing as nasty cold pizza. As...

There is no such thing as nasty cold pizza. As long as it was good pizza to start!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,857
Posted By Mathman
I bought that tile saw and it worked very well on...

I bought that tile saw and it worked very well on the 4 by 13 subway tile I used. Was able to do all the cuts I needed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Mathman
I extended the kerdi board about three inches...

I extended the kerdi board about three inches past the edge of the tub and tlled it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Mathman
Did it come out of a plastic tub or a bag that...

Did it come out of a plastic tub or a bag that you had to mix?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Mathman
I am just a DYI guy. So, I did the same thing...

I am just a DYI guy. So, I did the same thing but I was using kerdi board. Question.. You don't use any tape or band over the joints for Dennshield?
Can that joint be lightly sanded to smooth it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,951
Posted By Mathman
Well, I just made a similar mistake because I...

Well, I just made a similar mistake because I forgot to calculate the build up of the kerdi over my small ledge. I am not OCD so I just caulked it with white silicone to match the tub. But I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By Mathman
Just asking before others probably will. Take...

Just asking before others probably will. Take some pictures farther away so we can see the layout of the tile.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-30-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,303
Posted By Mathman
The Daltile 4 by 13 I just used had spacers in...

The Daltile 4 by 13 I just used had spacers in the tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,462
Posted By Mathman
Finishing up. Simple question, I have a...

Finishing up.
Simple question, I have a fairly white tile and will be using a brushed nickel hardware sliding glass door.

1. Would clear or white hide a little bit of lippage where the shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,485
Posted By Mathman
I use Kerdi Fix to glue the cut pieces together...

I use Kerdi Fix to glue the cut pieces together and to glue it to the wall and the side of the studs. If you are using Kerdi board you can wait to cut the niche till you get one row of tiles away....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Mathman
You could use kerdi board to frame a curved wall....

You could use kerdi board to frame a curved wall. There is a book(pdf) available here by John Bridge that has curves created by using kerdi boards, they have 1/2, and 2 inch boards that can be cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,485
Posted By Mathman
I am doing a kerdi board tub right now. Here is a...

I am doing a kerdi board tub right now. Here is a picture.
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