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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2021, 11:47 AM
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Posted By therealdl2
Amateur here. Just did my first ever tiling job...

Amateur here. Just did my first ever tiling job on my bathroom. I used Spectralock 1. I’m located in NJ. I really liked the product, but I have nothing else to compare too as that’s the first grout I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
wow thanks!!

wow thanks!!
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 01-25-2021, 11:10 AM
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Posted By therealdl2
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Here are some pics after grout and silicone....

Here are some pics after grout and silicone. There’s a great many mistakes and I tried to show the good with the bad for anyone attempting a similar feat. As a first time tiler, I’m happy enough and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Here is the mock-up I did using a white grout

Here is the mock-up I did using a white grout
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
wow what an honor, thank you. Once I grout I will...

wow what an honor, thank you. Once I grout I will take a nicer picture.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
The tiling is finally done. Man hex tiles were...

The tiling is finally done. Man hex tiles were such a mistake. This is my first time tiling and it was really really difficult with these big hex tiles. There’s definitely some spots I don’t like....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Good call thanks. I do have some composite shims...

Good call thanks. I do have some composite shims in the garage
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
I believe the flange itself is either cast iron...

I believe the flange itself is either cast iron or brass and its soldered to copper drain. The drains in this house are all soldered copper.

The flange has no flex to it at all. But I'd still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Hey quick question. I don’t think I have this...

Hey quick question. I don’t think I have this right. I thought my existing flange would be high enough to slip the tile under, but it’s just a bit too short. Should I place something under the flange...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Good call thanks, that worked great.

Good call thanks, that worked great.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Any ideas on that outside corner? Also I...

Any ideas on that outside corner?

Also I used the spin doctor clips, when should I knock those off? Is the next day after tiling okay?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Alright I got an update. Electrical and plumbing...

Alright I got an update. Electrical and plumbing rough inspections passed. Phew. I included a pic of the double vanity plumbing. I spent all day today kerdibanding. It took way longer than I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
I’ve gotten the 3/4” plywood floor up. I’m going...

I’ve gotten the 3/4” plywood floor up. I’m going to lay down new 3/4” exterior grade AC plywood. Non tongue and groove. As you can see in the pics, the 1/2” layer is still down. Do I really need to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
You all will think I’m crazy but here’s how I got...

You all will think I’m crazy but here’s how I got the old cast iron tub up. Haha. I decided to go with one single layer of 3/4” ply for the new subfloor. What are the recommendations for that? I’m...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
I have the flooring up and see attached pictures...

I have the flooring up and see attached pictures of it’s condition. When walking in it I see parts of it deflecting. Not the joists but the plywood itself. That combined with the fact that it’s a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Actually I never started that bathroom, I will in...

Actually I never started that bathroom, I will in the future continue that thread. This is a different bathroom.

Thanks, once I get the tile up and the tub out I'll post some more pics before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By therealdl2
Mr. and Mrs. DL's Hall Bath Renovation Extraordinaire

Hello All,

Long time listener first time caller. I have been lurking for years, waiting for the opportunity to tap the hive mind here. I am an avid DIYer that's completed entire down to the stud...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By therealdl2
Master Bath Layout-Trying to squeeze in a water closet

Hello All, Thanks for any help you can provide. Please see attached crude drawings before I embark. I’m avid DIY and will be taking on most of it myself. I’ve done a few bathrooms before but I...
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