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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2022, 07:49 AM
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Posted By cx
In that case you're not even making any...

In that case you're not even making any less-than-half cuts, at least in the area we can see. Nothing wrong with that layout that I can see, so long as it looks good at the entry door and in other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
No technical right and wrong with layouts,...

No technical right and wrong with layouts, Benjaminn. The only "rule" in the tile industry standards says you should not have cuts smaller than half of a full tile. In today's world of larger and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Either will work, Benjaminn

Either will work, Benjaminn
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2022, 04:48 PM
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Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
If your wall tile is above the floor tile, I'd...

If your wall tile is above the floor tile, I'd leave one grout joint width or 1/8th of an inch, whichever is greater.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
More often sparky than tile guy, Benjaminn, but I...

More often sparky than tile guy, Benjaminn, but I managed a bit of tile work, too. My real love was being the trim man, though.

But a forum mod? Unlikely. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 05:47 PM
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Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Interesting. Glad none of my customers ever axed...

Interesting. Glad none of my customers ever axed for those or I woulda been embarrassed, yes? 'Specially as I was the electrician of record on most all my new construction and remodel. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
How 'bout a link to one of those, Benjamin? Once...

How 'bout a link to one of those, Benjamin? Once again I appear to be out of touch.

The only "elegant" way I've ever found to use electrical box cover plates on a really nice tile backsplash is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Dealer's choice. I would choose plan B every...

Dealer's choice. I would choose plan B every time, given the option.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Here's a traffic corner into a shower with...

Here's a traffic corner into a shower with mitered tiles, Benjaminn. The white tiles were Glazed Wall Tiles, 'bout as fragile a tile as you'll run into, and I saw that shower again when it was about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
You could seal that joint if you want, but it's...

You could seal that joint if you want, but it's not necessary.

The most effective way to install a flexible sealant in a tile joint is as shown below. Sometimes your joint won't allow it, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Yeah, well, that could grease the skids a bit. :)

Yeah, well, that could grease the skids a bit. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Only way you're gonna know is to try one and see...

Only way you're gonna know is to try one and see if you can make an edge acceptable to Mrs. Benjaminn.

If your tile body is close to the glaze color, it might work. I wouldn't count on it, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Benjaminn, if you'll type crown into the Advanced...

Benjaminn, if you'll type crown into the Advanced Search feature, you'll find lots of discussions about crown moulding in showers.

If I had to do that, I'd probably use a wood built-up crown...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Entirely up to you, Benjaminn. Some folks like...

Entirely up to you, Benjaminn. Some folks like to tile the entire back wall first, then the sides. Others will complete a row around the entire shower before moving up. The important thing is to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Benjaminn, even that cast iron tub is a whole...

Benjaminn, even that cast iron tub is a whole hellovalot heavier when filled with water and humans than when empty. It's gonna move. I can't argue for or against the difference in thermal expansion...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
You'd want to start with a full tile at the...

You'd want to start with a full tile at the lowest place on the tub deck (actually shimmed 1/8th" above the deck) and trim the rest of the tiles to keep the top of the row straight and level.

My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Benjaminn, it'll help if you'll keep all your...

Benjaminn, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
The 12" on center fastener spacing is along the...

The 12" on center fastener spacing is along the framing members, Benjaminn. They don't anticipate your installing any fasteners between such members.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
I think that would be prudent as it will not...

I think that would be prudent as it will not require any more work for me at all. Nor extra expense. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,650
Posted By cx
Welcome, Benjaminn. :) I'm not sure just...

Welcome, Benjaminn. :)

I'm not sure just where or how you applied the Wedi sealant between your two panels, but I suspect what you did allowed for some gaps, albeit very thin ones, between the two...
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