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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2022, 07:28 AM
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Posted By tillytiles
Thanks Dan. I plan on using Bostik’s TruColor...

Thanks Dan. I plan on using Bostik’s TruColor urethane grout which is premixed so should work, I think.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2022, 02:39 PM
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Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Thank you @Tool Guy - Kg ! Can you grout in...

Thank you @Tool Guy - Kg !

Can you grout in sections or will that produce color variation/line? eg I want to grout under the vanity before it goes in obviously, but I want to wait to grout the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2022, 05:08 PM
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Posted By tillytiles
I have a small chip on the edge of my cast iron...

I have a small chip on the edge of my cast iron tub. I actually have the little piece that chipped. Maybe 1/4 inch. Anyone have good experience repairing this?

I know there's the diy epoxy filler...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 10:40 PM
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Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
No those are individual 4x24 tiles. The room is...

No those are individual 4x24 tiles. The room is simple - there’s a vanity alcove immediately to the left (bottom of the photo), then a straight run between the tub and right wall, then a toilet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Thanks, CX. Floor layout question: For the...

Thanks, CX. Floor layout question:

For the floor pictured, am I correct in this layout? Start with the center (“C”) and then have each of the outside perimeter tiles (arrows) cut to equal width...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
I am putting down 4x24 porcelain tile over ditra...

I am putting down 4x24 porcelain tile over ditra heat mat.

Locally, I have a choice between Laticrete 317 and Schluter All-set.

Do ya'll have a preference of either one of the mortars or just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
If the recommended floor perimeter joint is...

If the recommended floor perimeter joint is supposed to be 1/4”, what should the joint between the floor tile and wall tile be? Also 1/4?

My drywall is undercut and so floor tile will have at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 09:09 PM
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Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
A tile guy AND a sparky! What’s next, a forum...

A tile guy AND a sparky! What’s next, a forum mod!? :loaded:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Yes, the screwless cover is as Dan posted. It...

Yes, the screwless cover is as Dan posted. It basically snaps onto the box - there’s a thin sandwiched plate that gets screwed onto the open box and then the snap on cover pops onto that.

Reason I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
On outside corners where one wall is tiled and...

On outside corners where one wall is tiled and the other isn’t, do you still install a corner bead?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Has anyone found an elegant way to recess...

Has anyone found an elegant way to recess electrical boxed into subway tile? My subway tile is wavy textured and the plate covers won't sit nice and flush which annoys me.

I was thinking maybe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
That’s before the tile. Might just be easier to...

That’s before the tile. Might just be easier to rip two filler strips of pine and paint match best I can.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Dan - the gap is small - about 3/8” on each side....

Dan - the gap is small - about 3/8” on each side. I was thinking of dry fitting the vanity and marking where the top sits, then removing it and tiling up to the bottom of the vanity top mark on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2022, 08:45 PM
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Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Jeff - I’m referring specifically to the sides....

Jeff - I’m referring specifically to the sides. My vanity sits in an alcove between the shower divider wall and outside bathroom wall. The back I will just tile up to the vanity top as you say. But...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Thanks, CX. Yes, I have full choice since one of...

Thanks, CX. Yes, I have full choice since one of the walls isn’t dry-walled yet so I can bump it out as needed. Just to clarify, this is for the sides of the vanity where the tile below the top will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2022, 06:33 PM
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Posted By tillytiles
When tiling in around a vanity top on a wall that...

When tiling in around a vanity top on a wall that has tile from floor to half-way up, do you tile such that the vanity top edge will be flush with the tile all around or do you tile such that there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Just an observation... I accidentally scratched...

Just an observation...
I accidentally scratched on of my wall tiles and needed to remove it from the wedi and replace.

no matter the care, a well-adhered tile removed from a foam board pretty...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Thank you Jeff and Dan!

Thank you Jeff and Dan!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Searching the forum I get a lot of conflicting...

Searching the forum I get a lot of conflicting info regarding priming over premixed joint compound on new walls or priming bare drywall at all.

I have a level 5 finish on all the dry area walls...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Can you guys help me with this transition? I need...

Can you guys help me with this transition? I need to go from vertical tile full wall tub surround to horizontal half wall rest of bathroom surround and tub apron.

These are my options as I see it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
The table on my little home cheapo ridgid wet saw...

The table on my little home cheapo ridgid wet saw does tilt to 45, though the way the whole thing is held up by a wobbly piece of plastic might not produce much better results. Will try various ways.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
I'll try some mitering practice with a grinder...

I'll try some mitering practice with a grinder see how it turns out. The only thing with mitering is that I will have to "bump" out the vertical shower tiles out a bit where they meet the half wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Mitering did occur to me, but I'm not sure on the...

Mitering did occur to me, but I'm not sure on the durability of such a corner with mitered ceramic. Have you done that before successfully?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Progress so far. Question: would you...

Progress so far.

Question: would you silicone/Wedi seal the joint with red arrows now (ie before laying the adjacent wall overlapping tile), or wait until the adjacent wall tile is done and hope...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,649
Posted By tillytiles
Lol CX! I read your reply to Mrs. Benjaminn and...

Lol CX! I read your reply to Mrs. Benjaminn and her response was:

“Mrs. Benjaminn just wants a f**ing bathroom, so we can move on regardless of your 1-1/4” slivers.”

I think that answers my...
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