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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-31-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,868
Posted By wrf
any suggestions for a cleaner and then a sealer??...

any suggestions for a cleaner and then a sealer?? Actually some of the grooves in the slate could use some abrasion methinks. Actually pondered getting something equivalent to a big floor...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-30-2004, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,868
Posted By wrf
comet to clean slate

Hey. We got tired of the grime on our unsealed slate floor. 4 kids and 5 pets x 10 years. Rough surface of slate seems to make getting it clean beyond our cleaning ladies ability (it gets wet mopped...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
Thanks. The designer has planned tile coves. The...

Thanks. The designer has planned tile coves. The Schluter profiles appear to be designed as transitions to allow movement which is consistent with what I have read here; my question refers to whether...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2004, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By wrf
Rookie read articles in liberry and follow links...

Rookie read articles in liberry and follow links from home page. "Liberry" means liberry at this site, not your local library. Its all there (here).
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
new question

OK so Tile is ordered. On hold for 2 weeks apparently. Question is that designer has called for a "cove" tile at junction shower walls and shower floor ie inside bottom edges of dhower itself. This...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2004, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
Qauntum u can get a glass shop to change your...

Qauntum u can get a glass shop to change your window glass to "privacy glass" which can be opaque, frosted, pebbled, etched etc.
Steve a slurb is a not straight spot, a slump and a curve so to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,669
Posted By wrf
Jim HD has it but the guys working there often...

Jim HD has it but the guys working there often have no clue they do. Local HD 3 or 4 people said no way till finally someone asked the guy who said oh yeah aisle 10. Here it is in a small section in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2004, 12:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
Curbs In!

Well, after some delay ( again had to drive to next town to get stuff...expanded metal lath in this case) the curb is in. One slight slurb at one end.. was down in woodwork shop helping second son...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
Whoa!

Dont even talk about wall tiles at 45 degrees! My wife might read the thread and like the idea. No the 45 layout is on the floor, the wall thank god are horizontal.
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2004, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
Who am I to argue?? :yipee: Sounds good....

Who am I to argue?? :yipee: Sounds good. Seriously, I will get around to locating the dig camera, the software, the firewire connection etc. Designer came by with colours, tiles etc toaday and wife...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2004, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
Oh sure! Post a picture! Man Im just thinking and...

Oh sure! Post a picture! Man Im just thinking and looking and standing around (liked that part of the book) and doing a little at a time prep work, learning what redgard is and where to find it,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2004, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By wrf
Windows???

As in how do I tile around a window? Didnt see much about this in the book, which just came today so havent read it all yet obviously. Is there an online tutorial re same? Other suggestions?
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By wrf
exactly. Thanks. u believe this weather we are...

exactly. Thanks. u believe this weather we are having? Over 80 in Lincoln City yesterday.
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By wrf
caulk

cant find non-acidic silicone in our town; ace does have an acrylic sealant for concrete and mortar. this ok??
I am caulking in gap betwen cbu and drywall area adjacent ie want to prevent moisture...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2004, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By wrf
Curb before walls?

Do I install the mud/metal over the curb membrane before or after tiling walls?
Thanks, Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,336
Posted By wrf
Thanks John. Im waiting for your book to arrive...

Thanks John. Im waiting for your book to arrive (along with Jim Tolpins built ins book!) Does the HD masterblend unmodified fit the bill? Thats what I got on my last trip to "town". Found the slc...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,336
Posted By wrf
how thin can self levelling concrete be?

OK so I pulled up perfectly good slate, well set with thinset over gypcrete, in the new bathroom (floor area, cutouts from old cabinets dont work with new room layout). Naturally they didnt come up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2004, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,635
Posted By wrf
Thanks Guys. How nice to get the ez answer! ...

Thanks Guys. How nice to get the ez answer!
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,635
Posted By wrf
Redguard

as per advice in other thread have successfully located redguard to waterproof durock in area of shower seat. I am doing a shower enclosure, over new durock, that is adjacent to tub surround that is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2004, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By wrf
Ta. Makes sense.

Ta. Makes sense.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By wrf
travertine?

Is it suitable for use in a shower? Bathroom floor?
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By wrf
Here goes

Well I am sitting back with a beer having taped the durock in the new shower enclosure today. Have given up in despair that the tiling contractor will ever come up with design/price/proposal so am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By wrf
Will drylock work in the place of the redguard?...

Will drylock work in the place of the redguard? It is the masonry waterproofing (oil based or latex) available at the Ace Hardware here in town.
Thanks again.
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By wrf
not this town but the next one over thanks Randy

not this town but the next one over thanks
Randy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2004, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By wrf
thanks much guys.I read this morning coffee in...

thanks much guys.I read this morning coffee in hand thinking i was about to have to redo my shower seat. :tongue: I knew there would be a basic solution like this. :yipee: Perils of being a DIY I...
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