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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Jim, Yeah. My biggest fear. Although I did...

Jim,
Yeah. My biggest fear. Although I did cover the fleece work ardex 8+9, so maybe that will help.
The friggin white grout really brought out the gaps.

Sent from my SM-S906U1 using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Been sick with the vid or related illness for a...

Been sick with the vid or related illness for a few weeks. My helper went in and tiled the pan of this shower yesterday and grouted today. I don't think that this tile job will fly. I saw a picture...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Shady at Best
Back to the rondec. I think that we have talked...

Back to the rondec. I think that we have talked about this before. Have any of you used the 2 legged rondec corners? A dude at the local tile store said that the installers don't like using them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the replies and thanks Wiz for the...

Thanks for the replies and thanks Wiz for the wainscot info. I think my brain gets hung up on the word being the name of 2 dudes and it doesn't make sense. But when I look at it from my middle...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Shady at Best
Schluter Rondec Pvc Versus Aluminum?

Has anyone used the pvc rondec in a shower or other applications? My current job is in need of an edge trim for the shower walls, top of shower curb, around the niche, across the top of the wainscot,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-20-2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Yeah, less work for sure. But she still wants a...

Yeah, less work for sure. But she still wants a floating bench on the other side and she wants a bigger niche

Sent from my SM-S906U1 using Tapatalk
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Dan, You have a keen eye. [emoji6]. The...

Dan,
You have a keen eye. [emoji6].
The water test was a success.
Day 1 and 24 hours...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-17-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Shady at Best
As of now I am using a metal simpson hung from...

As of now I am using a metal simpson hung from the wall to hang the laser level. The laser level that I bought came with a magnetic holder that has a few micro adjustments.
I will keep my eye open...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Got to love showing up at a job and the customer...

Got to love showing up at a job and the customer wants to change something. Can you spot what's different between these 2 pictures?

Since I have everyone's attention. How packed does one need to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Progress report. Things are coming along....

Progress report.
Things are coming along. Although I built the pony wall an inch too short in length and didn't have kerdi washers. I wasn't able to inbed the curb because of the pony wall issue and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2022, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Yes. I ended up firring the wall out. I have a...

Yes. I ended up firring the wall out.
I have a tile layout question. The shower is a 2 wall 32x60" with a roughly 24" tall pony wall to accommodate a corner bench. The pony wall doesn't HAVE to be...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-11-2022, 01:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Shady at Best
I ended up getting the Justin recommended. It was...

I ended up getting the Justin recommended. It was cheap enough and i will return it if its junk. Build quality is not nearly as good as the name brand units. It comes with a nice, padded, soft case,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2022, 12:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,906
Posted By Shady at Best
Have these leaks been remedied? I would cover the...

Have these leaks been remedied? I would cover the whole pan with hydroban. I would pay extra attention to the drain flange/kerdi transition. I think I would go up a foot on the walls also. Heck,...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-09-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the replies. I have ordered that 360...

Thanks for the replies. I have ordered that 360 laser from Amazon. It's got a lot of good reviews and is a third the price of the name brands.

I will post updates when I get it

Sent from my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
I need to move this vent pipe. It's a solid inch...

I need to move this vent pipe. It's a solid inch into the shower pan. My current plan is to cut it down to a 1/2 inch right above the concrete and then use 2 vent 90's to jog it into the wall and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2022, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Shady at Best
Agreed. I run my cbu, kerdi board, and even wedi...

Agreed. I run my cbu, kerdi board, and even wedi a few inches outside the wet area and finish it the same as I finish sheet rock. I have even ran out of sheet rock and brought the kerdi board 3 feet...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-08-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Shady at Best
Looking to Purchase a Laser Level

I am not sure if this should be in the mud box or the pro hangout but here goes.
I am looking for a new cross line laser level. There seems to be 2 basic designs. The typical 2 way cross line level...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Shady at Best
It was working great after the install and now...

It was working great after the install and now its making noise? Working great as in a test to see if it works? Does it have the shower head on now versus not having it on before. Sounds like an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Shady at Best
I will draw lines before cutting if they need to...

I will draw lines before cutting if they need to be perfect. I will use white masking tape and draw on it with a ball point pen and cut through that. I am able to do it with both a manual score/snap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
I am leaning towards a kerdi corner bench that...

I am leaning towards a kerdi corner bench that goes all the way down to the ground. So I think my concerns about supporting the pony wall are no longer concerns.
Question about the height of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
What do you think about this little wall to...

What do you think about this little wall to support a corner diagonal floating bench? What are these walls called? I have heard them called pony walls and wing walls.
I am debating the pros/ cons...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks cx. So the sanders don't work that well....

Thanks cx. So the sanders don't work that well. Okay, is it safe to assume that the vibrator things I see in YouTube videos do work or help?
If yes, does anyone have a suggestion on which brand or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Jim Thanks for the reply. I was kind of...

Jim
Thanks for the reply. I was kind of planning on drywall on the non shower section but I think I was chastised once before on this forum for saying that I was going to use moisture resistant...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the reply. I couldn't upload last...

Thanks for the reply. I couldn't upload last night due to laptop issues.

Here's the new tub. It's about 6 inches away from the wall I have moved the drain and faucet water supply since this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Shady at Best
I need suggestions on which shower system to use with 2'x4' tile

Hi everyone.
I am working on a master bathroom remodel and I am trying to decide which wall board to use for this.
I have never installed tile this large and am thinking that I don't want to use...
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