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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 16main
wow. And that adheres to a porcelain glaze?

wow. And that adheres to a porcelain glaze?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By 16main
to demo or to hide?

I installed the back wall of a shower on GoBoard with subway tile and there was a lack of clarity between the client and myself on the staggering pattern of the tiles.
His preference is to redo the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By 16main
can this drain be adapted to any other foam pan?

can this drain be adapted to any other foam pan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By 16main
choice of drains for topical waterproofing

I install tile for a company that prefers not to use a shower waterproofing system per se. They would like to use various components i.e.: preformed foam pan/slope, and redgard waterproofing. they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,965
Posted By 16main
thank you all. We are going ahead with it. talked...

thank you all. We are going ahead with it. talked to mapei rep who suggested I could save my money and felt the 2" sq were not going to be a problem. i am using thinset with polymer additive. epoxy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,965
Posted By 16main
Thank you, so to be clear, modified thinset...

Thank you, so to be clear, modified thinset should be fine? Or do I go epoxy mortar?

standard grout, or epoxy?

Appreciate your response.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,965
Posted By 16main
I'm not even sure of the type of green marble. It...

I'm not even sure of the type of green marble. It was specified by the designer. I'm only learning that it is problematic. Does it help that it is 2 1/2" squares?

any tricks to using the epoxy?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,965
Posted By 16main
installing green marble steam shower

I'm installing green marble on the floor of a steam shower. I understand that epoxy adhesives are recommended for resin backed marbles. there is no resin backing to the tile but manufacturer still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By 16main
regard over kerdi?

Has anyone used redgard over kerdi? Have installed numerous schluter shower pans and don't like the overlapping build up in the corners. Wondered if using redgard on the corners and around base seams...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By 16main
Steam shower and drain adaptor were the last...

Steam shower and drain adaptor were the last project. Quite happy with the job. I'm heading into another shower install with existing drain and not sure the client will spend the money on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By 16main
kerdi over traditional clamping drain?

I just finished a kerdi over mortar bed shower pan installation using the kerdi drain adaptor over the original clamping ring. Is it possible to use the kerdi without the drain adaptor, with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By 16main
terracotta tile in steam shower?

I'm going to be tiling a steam shower and the client is considering using a 1/2" thick 8x8 handmade terracotta tile. Installation is over kerdi. My feeling is that low fired ceramic is not the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-01-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By 16main
tiled wood panel outdoors

An art teacher has asked me to install 2 panels of tiles outside in the school garden. she does not intend to leave it out all winter (we live in the northeast).
It will be exposed to sun and rain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By 16main
which order? tile floors first? then walls?

I have often tiled the shower walls first in installations, not wanting to work over a fresh laid floor, but I'm wondering what other people do? Is there a rule? I have a room to do with ceramic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By 16main
CDX substrate

Thanks so to all for affirming my fears. Yes, the floor joist was jacked up, but the other culprit is still the use of CDX. The tiles began popping after the reinforcement. But there is absolutely no...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By 16main
CDX plywood substrate

I'm looking at a repair job. Concrete tiles laid down over CDX plywood (don't know the thickness). They reinforced a beam under the floor and now the tiles are popping. They're practically floating...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By 16main
salvaging a floor with sl's?

A possible client wants to replace the tile that had been installed over what had once been a slate patio. She would consider salvaging the slate if possible. We don't know how difficult the mortar...
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