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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
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: 257
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: 183
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: 24
Views: 805
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: 280
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: 1,059
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: 2,083
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: 44
Views: 1,729
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: 237
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: 44
Views: 1,729
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.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,729
Posted By Mathman
The kerdi membrane is easy to do, read the...

The kerdi membrane is easy to do, read the instructions and watch some of the company videos. The panels are even easier because you do the same process but only for the bands and the fasteners. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,729
Posted By Mathman
If you want to save time and make the work a...

If you want to save time and make the work a little bit easier you could consider using the Kerdi board panels. It’s only a little more expensive than using the membrane and is much easier to work...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
Making good progress but I think I am going to...

Making good progress but I think I am going to run out of Kerabond before I finish. I am also tiling the area behind and beside the vanity and using Mapei UltraFlex 1.
It is polymer enhanced....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
Finally found the niche thread of was looking...

Finally found the niche thread of was looking for. :bonk: Decided to use my extra 2 inch kerdi board for the bottom of the second niche. Fits in tight and strong using kerdi fix.
Current...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By Mathman
As a DIY'er myself I used kerabond T over kerdi...

As a DIY'er myself I used kerabond T over kerdi board and it seems to work great. I had to use spacers and a ledger board for my 12 by 24 tiles and for the 4 by 13 I am using now in the 2nd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,645
Posted By Mathman
One important thing I read and it makes sense. ...

One important thing I read and it makes sense. When using sharkbites always use a real copper pipe cutter, and never use a hacksaw to cut the pipes. You want a clean round pipe when done. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Mathman
There is a pin at the top

There is a pin at the top
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Mathman
Pretty sure that is the 1225 cartridge. Does it...

Pretty sure that is the 1225 cartridge. Does it have two mounting screws at like 5 and 7 below the handle.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
I've seen a few people recommend cutting out the...

I've seen a few people recommend cutting out the kerdi board niches as you start tiling to match the grout lines.
I am putting three in a row on the side wall (long wall) of tub.

The first will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
Jim, do I need to use dilex-as if I overlay the...

Jim, do I need to use dilex-as if I overlay the kerdi band over the ledge?

Can't seem to source it here. Lowes says July 23rd at the soonest to receive.
Is it cosmetic issue only?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
CX, I can remove the elbow fitting. They used a...

CX, I can remove the elbow fitting. They used a Florida amount of glue to connect it...:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
Here is a picture of the current drain. The...

Here is a picture of the current drain. The previous picture of where I was trying to dig it out.
I was able to break out the black stuff around the drain to open up the space. I need to lower it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
Thanks jadnashua, so I saw some videos from the...

Thanks jadnashua, so I saw some videos from the schluter website.https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=180&v=CYf1jHbER4o&feature=emb_logo
So, I can do this and not have to use chaulk/silocone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
Did a dry fit of the tub and everything seems to...

Did a dry fit of the tub and everything seems to line up and fit. Hope to finish the actual install by tomorrow.

Planning ahead a bit. Putting Kerdi board on the walls. When I see pictures,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mathman
The wife mentioned the noise factor so I think I...

The wife mentioned the noise factor so I think I will put something between he walls. Thanks
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