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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By rmckee84
This is basically how I approach it but I drew it...

This is basically how I approach it but I drew it up in the past for someone using schluter products. Make sure and pitch the bottom part so water runs back into the shower and not towards the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By rmckee84
Like mentioned above the best way to approach a...

Like mentioned above the best way to approach a window would be with a surface applied waterproofing. You need to seal between the cbu and window as well. I prefer a sheet membrane. I let it go...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 618
Posted By rmckee84
1. The carpet can be rolled and shimmer to meet...

1. The carpet can be rolled and shimmer to meet the tile. But that also depends on how much higher. A threshold or transition strip can also be used.

2. If the variance can be corrected by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By rmckee84
Windows in showers pose issues. In my opinion...

Windows in showers pose issues. In my opinion the best chance of success would be using a topical waterproofing. That could be a roll on like redgard, or a sheet type like hydroban fabric or kerdi.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,505
Posted By rmckee84
I'm on the other side of the fence it seems. ...

I'm on the other side of the fence it seems. Because of how laticrete packages their goods I wouldnt have a problem using what you have, provided there isnt a big rip somewhere in the bag.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By rmckee84
Cutting them square is an option, but in the and...

Cutting them square is an option, but in the and a mitre or coped corner does look best with the beveled tile. There really is no way to make it quicker really it is a time consuming way to finish...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,127
Posted By rmckee84
There is a difference, if the divot is done...

There is a difference, if the divot is done properly water never makes it to the liner that is just flat on the floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By rmckee84
I cant say I've really had the problem you are,...

I cant say I've really had the problem you are, but if you think a template would help then make one the exact size of you tile and start marking and trimming until you get it to be the size you like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By rmckee84
Can you snap a few pics and show us what it looks...

Can you snap a few pics and show us what it looks like? Unfortunately no, you can't just add more grout to what you have. In SOME cases tile may be installed over your existing floor, so that may...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By rmckee84
I stick with Permacolor select. It has been the...

I stick with Permacolor select. It has been the most consistent, and easiest to work with product for me.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By rmckee84
1. I would go an 1/8" the give myself a little...

1. I would go an 1/8" the give myself a little wiggle room
2. What do you have access to brandwise?
3. It may help fine tune, but I wouldn't say its needed on what you have
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,079
Posted By rmckee84
Unless you have 2 layers of subfloor (I didnt...

Unless you have 2 layers of subfloor (I didnt scroll through all the posts to see) you should stick with porcelain or ceramic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By rmckee84
Liner needs to come up and preslope installed. ...

Liner needs to come up and preslope installed.
What materials are you using for the heated bench?
What kind of backer are you installing on the walls?
How do you intend to waterproof the walls?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,221
Posted By rmckee84
How about some pics of the shower floor.

How about some pics of the shower floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,023
Posted By rmckee84
He said not to use permacolor select on the...

He said not to use permacolor select on the shower floor? He's off his rocker, there is nothing wrong with using it on a shower floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By rmckee84
What exactly are you tiling? Backsplash?...

What exactly are you tiling? Backsplash? Tub/shower?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By rmckee84
Stay firm, his screw up isnt your responsibility....

Stay firm, his screw up isnt your responsibility. If you dont want to change tile then don't.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,023
Posted By rmckee84
Its seems like you're all over the place with...

Its seems like you're all over the place with this. If it were me I'd use sanded permacolor select floor and walls. It really doesnt set up that fast as long as you follow the directions. Yes, put...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By rmckee84
If using natural stone you're going to want 2...

If using natural stone you're going to want 2 layers of ply. Best course of action would be removing the plank subfloor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,023
Posted By rmckee84
Personally I won't use any premixed grout on a...

Personally I won't use any premixed grout on a shower floor. I've seen too many fusion failures to even touch the stuff in any situation. I've used flexcolor on 2 shower floors many years ago, I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By rmckee84
Yes, natural stone requires different setting...

Yes, natural stone requires different setting materials, install practices, and depending on the quality it can be a headache.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 577
Posted By rmckee84
Have you checked out any of the pedestal type...

Have you checked out any of the pedestal type systems? I think that my be a better solution for what you're attempting.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,689
Posted By rmckee84
No, I don't use any Customs products except a bag...

No, I don't use any Customs products except a bag of pro lite if I'm in a pinch and can't get any of my normal materials.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,065
Posted By rmckee84
Yea, unfortunately you need a bonding flange...

Yea, unfortunately you need a bonding flange drain to tie into your kerdi.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,349
Posted By rmckee84
Alot of guys use liquid on pans, but the best way...

Alot of guys use liquid on pans, but the best way to ensure a watertight connection would be by using what is called the divot method and using a fabric to tie into a clamping type drain. Simply...
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