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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Thanks very much, Dan!

Thanks very much, Dan!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
The wall grout is actually Mapei Pearl Gray. I...

The wall grout is actually Mapei Pearl Gray. I was considering black but decided to go with something a bit more subtle.

But your point it understood and I had that conversation with the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
It took way too long but it's pretty much done. ...

It took way too long but it's pretty much done.

I appreciate all of the help and advice!

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,423
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Ha! Thanks! I knew I wanted the niche more for...

Ha! Thanks! I knew I wanted the niche more for form than function. That's why I got that small black Schluter shelf to use as a soap dish. It's pretty slick!

There won't be too much junk in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,423
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
The LEDs are finally functioning, with no...

The LEDs are finally functioning, with no diffuser, and they look fantastic! No pinpoint effect at all. Live and learn :)

These are 4000K IP65 HD 1080 lumens/meter strips driven by a 60w...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
That's certainly possible, CX. I really don't...

That's certainly possible, CX. I really don't know what the root cause was and I'm not sure I'll ever know. There's no question that the thinset was built up quite thick in some areas. I was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
If you can believe it, the bathroom is still not...

If you can believe it, the bathroom is still not completed. There is some good Daltile/Home Depot info to come, relevant to the earlier discussion, so read on.

As I wrote in my last post at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Interesting. The tile that didn't come from HD...

Interesting. The tile that didn't come from HD came from ProSource. I would think DalTile stores would have it as well. It's "Linear" from the "Color Wheel" line.

The Color Wheel page on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Chris, here's a link to Mapesil-T 100% silicone...

Chris, here's a link to Mapesil-T 100% silicone in Pearl Gray (https://www.lowes.com/pd/MAPEI-Mapesil-T-10-1-oz-Pearl-Gray-Silicone-Caulk/1001087040).
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,423
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Bingo.

Bingo.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,423
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Just a bump so others can learn from my mistake. ...

Just a bump so others can learn from my mistake. I've had that double flanged drywall LED channel from Amazon for at least a couple of months. I cut one of the flanges off and thought I had the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
I'm in the process of having a curbless shower...

I'm in the process of having a curbless shower built on a slab, in Florida. The code here does state in part "...the finished shower drain is depressed a minimum of 2 inches (51 mm) below the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
I wish I had something more dramatic to share but...

I wish I had something more dramatic to share but this is moving much slower than I'd hoped.

I'm happy that care is being given to quality but there's no way this will be close to done before I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
I honestly can't see any difference at all in...

I honestly can't see any difference at all in these tile. And I'm pretty particular when it comes to details. Regardless, that's some great information. Hopefully it'll be helpful to those who...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Davy, I'm certainly no expert about the...

Davy, I'm certainly no expert about the information on the box labels but I noticed on both labels, just below "55501" it says "Qual/Cal: STD"

I'm guessing that could mean Quality/Caliber:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Just wanted to revisit the Daltile 4x16 subway...

Just wanted to revisit the Daltile 4x16 subway tile, if anyone cares. The GC made the initial order from the wholesaler (ProSource). I honestly have no idea what price he pays but the price marked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Davy, it's the Quickdrain Showerline by Oatey,...

Davy, it's the Quickdrain Showerline by Oatey, model PVC4856D20. (https://www.quickdrainusa.com/products/showerline/drain-bodies/pvc4856/pvc4856d20/)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Question: The Showerline drain has a factory...

Question:

The Showerline drain has a factory applied tape over the entire top surface. The installation method calls for applying the liquid waterproofing membrane over the entire surface of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Six plus weeks later, there is progress! Not the...

Six plus weeks later, there is progress! Not the best picture but I almost shed a tear to finally see the linear drain set and the deck mud sloped. The top of the drain is just a bit more than the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Thanks Jeff!

Thanks Jeff!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
I tried that, Dan. Unfortunately, it was binding...

I tried that, Dan. Unfortunately, it was binding even worse. I think I need to raise the door a hair and possibly put a 1/16" shim or so behind the lower hinge.

Either that, or have a custom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Matching Green Color and Filling Holes in Marble Tile

Since my master bath project is at a complete standstill thanks to Covid 19, I have been using my guest bath for several months. The guest bath was gut renovated about two years ago and has seen...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
The project has come to a standstill. The tile...

The project has come to a standstill. The tile setter was supposed to be here a 8am yesterday and was a no-show. I got a call around noon from the GC with "bad news." The tile setter had completed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
Glad the suggestion was helpful. Good luck!

Glad the suggestion was helpful. Good luck!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By TipsyMcStagger
I can't speak from experience but it sounds like...

I can't speak from experience but it sounds like a surface bonding cement, such as Quickcrete Quickwall (https://www.quikrete.com/productlines/quikwallsurfacebondingcement.asp), would work well in...
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