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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By redlude97
If using CBU, another option is redgard up to the...

If using CBU, another option is redgard up to the vinyl just below the finished tile layer similar to Snets solution
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
great idea! I have some cerama bryte for my...

great idea! I have some cerama bryte for my cooktop
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Hey all, back after almost getting the floor in....

Hey all, back after almost getting the floor in. I was cleaning out the grout joints with a utility knife and scraper and managed to somehow leave some metal behind on the tile


I tried buffing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By redlude97
isn't there schluter trim in the second picture?...

isn't there schluter trim in the second picture? Why didn't you use that?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By redlude97
are you 100% there was a gap at the tile/tub...

are you 100% there was a gap at the tile/tub apron and with the ditra and its not squeeking from the edge rubbing the tub apron?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
good idea on the window spline! Figured it would...

good idea on the window spline! Figured it would be easier to flush cut the pipe and install the flange on top of the tile after
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Was able to start the tiling after enusring the...

Was able to start the tiling after enusring the floor was flat. The tub the tile transition is 1/8" vs 1/16" for the grout lines.

Should I use color matched or white silicone in this case? Also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By redlude97
You could use schluter membrane over the ditra...

You could use schluter membrane over the ditra and under the tile to build it up. This is what schluter does over ditra heat in a shower
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By redlude97
Yes you can...but I assume it located behind your...

Yes you can...but I assume it located behind your range so make sure there is enough length so that you can reroute the power able to the thermostat location otherwise you'll need to put in a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By redlude97
They can set the strip with a little hot glue or...

They can set the strip with a little hot glue or super glue. I set mine with the first few rows of tiles the. Held it in place with some tape as I worked up the wall and filled in as I went
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By redlude97
You could cut out the t&g and replace with 3/4"...

You could cut out the t&g and replace with 3/4" plywood and if you want the minimum thickness. This will allow you to beef up the joists withsistered joist if they don't meet the deflection minimum....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Maybe I'm thinking about it wrong, but if I don't...

Maybe I'm thinking about it wrong, but if I don't have any 1/8" deviations within 6ft, and then I overlap the 6ft and check again to check and removed any deviations within 1/8" to cover the 10ft,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Its a 12x24, so I know I need to meet the 1/8" in...

Its a 12x24, so I know I need to meet the 1/8" in 10 ft and 1/16" in 2 ft requirement
I've been leveling to 1/8" in 6ft so technically I had a higher standard flatness to start but it was a little...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Hi all. Back again. Seems like every step makes...

Hi all. Back again. Seems like every step makes sense on paper or in my head but execution is not quite there on my end. Install kerdi band and prefilled the waffles with grout float but really...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Okay so it looks like I should move the sensor in...

Okay so it looks like I should move the sensor in front of the vanity to another spot. I wiggled the sensor wire because it seemed to keep it in place better and I saw pictures of other people's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Got the ditra heat cable installed over the long...

Got the ditra heat cable installed over the long weekend and fixed a couple bumps in the floor by cutting out sections to scrape out high thinset spots.
Before going any further is there anything...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By redlude97
floor and decor(everett and southcenter) has the...

floor and decor(everett and southcenter) has the full schluter line, i found amazon will ship you a lot of products for cheaper than local
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By redlude97
did they use drywall mud for the seams in the...

did they use drywall mud for the seams in the shower?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By redlude97
Could you just use a dark silicone to fill the...

Could you just use a dark silicone to fill the 1/2" gap
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By redlude97
Did the installer talk to you about removing the...

Did the installer talk to you about removing the backsplash before tiling? Leaving that is more of an eyesore than it being crooked
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By redlude97
Kerdi fix and kerdiband should be used instead...

Kerdi fix and kerdiband should be used instead but I would be worried that the tile will end up being too thick for that window surround
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
I used a 1/4" square trowel, but the first piece...

I used a 1/4" square trowel, but the first piece in the upper left didnt have complete coverage when I pulled a corner so I redid it but there ended up being a little excess thinset that squeezed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Thanks guys for the fast reply. I feel a lot...

Thanks guys for the fast reply. I feel a lot better although I spent 1.5 hours cleaning after install.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Cleaning thinset from ditra heat mat

A little emergency as I'm panic installing. How do I easily clean the thinset that oozes between the sheets? Sponge and water doesn't work. Help! Thanks y'all
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By redlude97
Hey everyone, just getting back to almost...

Hey everyone, just getting back to almost finishing this bathroom, I've put off the silicone until now. I realized I don't know how to address the corners of the niche and window. I installed the...
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