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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2022, 03:12 PM
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Posted By gcc
Lol! Yeah - that was not intentional. I’m sure...

Lol! Yeah - that was not intentional. I’m sure it will mess with the tiles as well but I don’t want to rip it out again! Hopefully it won’t be too bad.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Window and pipe

Thanks! Having it wet enough really made a huge difference but the issue I had this time is I think I made the slope a little high. I went with 3/4” in a shower that is 29” x 60”. But by the time I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Thanks - just finished it. The issue was the...

Thanks - just finished it. The issue was the water. I put 2 1/2 quarts per full bag and it was great. Maybe on the wet side but good. And it also solved some of the screeding issue I had. When I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Thank you! That’s a relief. I’ll try to scrape...

Thank you! That’s a relief. I’ll try to scrape it down some more.

Mud bed issues. I had to remove the mud bed cause it was very sandy in some areas. This is is after o took it all out....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2022, 05:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Window and pipe

One step forward, two steps back sure up this project so far [emoji1787]. My foot is still fractured but I tried to get over to at least take those two tiles down. I figured I could sit on a stool...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Oh wow! That is quite a transformation! ...

Oh wow! That is quite a transformation! Congrats!!


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Thanks!!! Once I finish this bathroom with my...

Thanks!!! Once I finish this bathroom with my buddy my wife wants us to redo our kitchen. Projects are fun. Rehabilitating a 100 yr old house sounds like a lot of fun! I am sure it is frustrating...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Ok thanks!!! I’ll give it a try. Hopefully I...

Ok thanks!!! I’ll give it a try. Hopefully I can sand down that thinset. Probably won’t happen for a few weeks - depends on what the orthopedist says. I appreciate the advice! Fingers crossed! ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Unfortunately I broke my foot today so it may be...

Unfortunately I broke my foot today so it may be about 6 weeks before I get back there. Is there no other way to make that waterproof without removing the tile and risk damaging the waterproofing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Window and pipe

Acetone worked well on the pipe, too. But I just realized I screwed up the curb. I tiled as much as I could before putting the mud bed in (doing that now). Last time I was here I put in the curb. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Acetone looks like it did well on the drain. I...

Acetone looks like it did well on the drain. I won’t be back to the pipe til Saturday. Hopefully it will clean up nicely. Thanks CX!
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Yes, I can’t seem to find MEK around here. Ace...

Yes, I can’t seem to find MEK around here. Ace and Lowe’s carry this:

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220605/bcb123d28cc6110fb24df2f1b161857a.jpg
Is this the same?

My plan will be to try...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2022, 05:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Window and pipe

Thanks CX - I really appreciate the help. I won’t be back there til next week but I’ll try that.

I don’t have any MEK but I have some acetone. Would that work as well or should I go out and get...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Window and pipe

I may have misunderstood - to clarify - would I use a different pvc cement to try and clean it off or does it have to be the same blue glue? And if I use the same blue glue to clean it, would I have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
This is cement that was used: ...

This is cement that was used:


https://www.homedepot.com/p/Christy-s-8-fl-oz-PVC-Pipe-Cement-RH-RHBV-HP-36/100151698

I’ll have to try a combination of sanding it and using more of it to try...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Unfortunately, I’m going out of town and won’t be...

Unfortunately, I’m going out of town and won’t be able to get back there until maybe next Saturday. I’d hate to have to cut out the pipe but I am more concerned about having to buy a new drain. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Hi all, hoping you can help with a few questions:...

Hi all, hoping you can help with a few questions:

1. When trying to glue on the Kerdi drain to the pipe I noticed It wasn’t going on evenly. Normally when dry fitting I expect that but after I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Hi all - Tile saw blade question: I have a...

Hi all -

Tile saw blade question: I have a Rigid Wet Saw - I bought it about 5 years ago and have used it for two rooms of floor tile and 2 bathrooms. It came with a Rigid tile blade. I’m...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Just in case anyone wondered - Schluter confirmed...

Just in case anyone wondered - Schluter confirmed it is too big. They recommended the 5/16 size profile for a 7mm tile.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Lol - that’s the truth. I should have known...

Lol - that’s the truth. I should have known better but not having a lot of experience with using those Schluter profiles, I wasn’t sure. The wall tile is 7 mm which is .28 of an inch thick. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Hi all - Moving forward with project. Going...

Hi all -

Moving forward with project. Going to use Schluter Jolly around the window and niche. We brought the tile to the store to test out the sizes. Guy at F&D recommended the 1/2” size. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Hi all, In doing some more research I found...

Hi all,

In doing some more research I found the following:

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So according to the safety data sheet, that Sakrete...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Ok thanks - 1. If I use the Kerdi-fix with...

Ok thanks -

1. If I use the Kerdi-fix with the Kerdi board - plywood bond, would you recommend we find screws to fit those Kerdi washers as well or is the Kerdi fix enough?

2. Back to the mud...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,293
Posted By gcc
Ok thanks. [emoji106] 2 tubes of Kerdi fix came...

Ok thanks. [emoji106] 2 tubes of Kerdi fix came with the shower kit so I have them already and wasn’t sure what to use them for. It doesn’t sound like I will be using them for much.


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