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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By rambo1224
Grout color advice for bathroom

I have a bathroom that has white (Porcelain) floor and wall tile with glass mosaic accents on the wall. The toilets and sinks are white, with brass colored accessories. I originally had grouted...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-27-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By rambo1224
Thanks Jason. The tub and shower are a completely...

Thanks Jason. The tub and shower are a completely enclosed unit (not tile inside of it), so the only moisture that the tile would be exposed to would be steam. I read about electric air fresheners...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By rambo1224
Yellowing sections of time and grout lines

I installed some white wall tile (porcelain) in a bathroom a few yrs ago with mastic. It has a porous (not shiny) finish. Used white (non-sanded) grout and sealed the grout lines with a rolled-on...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-22-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By rambo1224
Hard to get a good picture as the glossy tile...

Hard to get a good picture as the glossy tile reflects back up. I had tried scraper etc,so I don't think its any residue on the tile. It's almost as if someone scraped off the shiny coating in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By rambo1224
Anywhere to get matching tile

I moved into a house that has the entire first floor tiled with 18X18 polished porcelain. Unfortunately, there are alot of tiles that are chipped and cracked. The tile was from portobello, but it was...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-22-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By rambo1224
Porcelain tile has dull section

I have 18x18 polished porcelain tile floors. It seems one of the tiles has like a 1 in wide 4 in long dull spot on it. I thought it was something like glue etc. that had been spilled on the til, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By rambo1224
Fill Chip in polished porcelain

I have small chip in the middle of my polished porcelain tile (about the size of a dime). Is there something I can fill it with and sand/buff out to blend it?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-29-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,476
Posted By rambo1224
Clean Polished Porcelain Tile

I am having trouble getting my polished procelain tile to shine. Not sure if it is the cleaner I am using or the actual mop. It has a streaky hazed finish when it dries. Almost looks like it needs to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By rambo1224
Removing Large Porcelain Tiles

I have 18X18 polished porcelin tiles that were put down (on top of ditra) in my entire 1st floor. Unfortunately, the tiiles are not available anymore and I have the need to replace some of the ones...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,953
Posted By rambo1224
I know caulk/grout is possible, I'm just a little...

I know caulk/grout is possible, I'm just a little unsure of the look it will give me. My current grout lines are 1/16, and the gaps I have to cover go from 1/8 to 1/4 inch. I was hoping somebody...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,953
Posted By rambo1224
No, its not the area by the shower, I got that...

No, its not the area by the shower, I got that section figured out. I used the same molding around the outside of the shower as my entry/closet doors have. What I'm talking about are the inside...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,953
Posted By rambo1224
Thanks for all the responses, but I think I need...

Thanks for all the responses, but I think I need to clarify a bit. The tiles I have around my doors is perfect. I was able to get the tile right against the trim. My problem is the inside outside...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,953
Posted By rambo1224
Trim for tile wall corners

I tiled my bathroom wall from floor to ceiling with 4X12 tiles. I'm looking for some type of small non-wood trim that can be put over the tiles to cover the imperfections in the corners. The walls...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,234
Posted By rambo1224
Don't they sell the blades at Harbor Freight?...

Don't they sell the blades at Harbor Freight? What about the screw (is it reversed to loosen)?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,234
Posted By rambo1224
Using Chicago 10" Tile Saw

I bought the Chicago 10" Tile Saw from Harborfreight a couple of years ago. The existing blade is pretty worn so I need to change it.

#1) I have been trying to loosen the bolt that holds the blade...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,953
Posted By rambo1224
Inside corner finishing

I am doing my bathroom with floor to ceiling 4X12 tile and my walls are 9ft high. There are some gaps in the tiles where inside walls connect (walls are at 90 degree angles). I thought about grouting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,953
Posted By rambo1224
Tiling around door trim

I tiled my bathroom walls (floor to ceiling) with 4x12 tile. I lined up the joints (1/16) on the wall with joints on the floor. I have an issue around 1 of my doors. The way my tile lined up, I have...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-02-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By rambo1224
So I should try just straight vinegar and a scrub...

So I should try just straight vinegar and a scrub brush?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-02-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By rambo1224
Grout blotches on unpolished tile

I had installed some unpolished porcelain tile (crossville - retro pure white). Grouted with bright white unsanded grout. Looks like the tile absorbed some of the grout, because I have some bright...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By rambo1224
Most of the lips are probably dime size. DITRA...

Most of the lips are probably dime size. DITRA was put on the floor 1st. Tile layed over it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By rambo1224
It's pretty noticable when you are sliding your...

It's pretty noticable when you are sliding your foot across the tiles. Some spots are worse than others. There is nothing that can be done besides removing the tiles?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By rambo1224
Large tiled area with uneven spots

I had my whole 1st floor tiled with 18x18 polished porcelain tile. Not sure if the house settled or the tile guy messed up, but there are now many sections of uneven tiles (ie. 1 piece of tile is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,692
Posted By rambo1224
Repair tiny chips in tile edges

I installed some black (crossville black swan) porcelain tile with 1/16 spacers. While grouting ( using a lighter colored grout) I noticed that there were some chips on the tile edges. I guess the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-13-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,501
Posted By rambo1224
Getting shine back in tile

I installed black polished porcelain tile in my bathroom. I guess from all of the cleanups from spilled thinset etc, the tile has dulled. How do I get the polished look back?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By rambo1224
I have some 12X12 tiles left over. What if I cut...

I have some 12X12 tiles left over. What if I cut them to be 4.75 and use them on the top and bottom rows? Is it better to have bigger tiles on top/bottom or smaller?
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