Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Search Forums

Sponsors


Showing results 1 to 25 of 31
Search took 0.09 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Zippytile
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By Zippytile
Hi, The rise and run is fine (per Code) and...

Hi,

The rise and run is fine (per Code) and the stairs were built to account for the tile thickness.

The plywood treads are 1 1/8" thick and the risers are 3/4" ply glued & screwed to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By Zippytile
Mortar for Crezon plywood?

I'm about ready to tile stairs that have treads made from crezon plywood. Not sure if that's the name used in the US. Tiles are porcelain.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By Zippytile
Haven't bought anything yet but I am off to check...

Haven't bought anything yet but I am off to check out the Omnigrip today.

I can't be the first person to encounter painted drywall and I'm sure there must be a lot of successful installations...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By Zippytile
Thx. The tile isn't porcelain. I have some...

Thx. The tile isn't porcelain. I have some Ardex X5 I'm using in the bathroom and thought it might be good for the backsplash but wasn't sure.

The supplier I use said that tile weight with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By Zippytile
kitchen backspash - tiling over painted surface

I want to do a kitchen backsplash with 6"x24" ceramic tile. The tile would be 6" high all around except for behind the range which would be 2'-6" high.

The drywall has been painted with an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,837
Posted By Zippytile
how to detail shower base to drywall/cbu/kerdi?

Please forgive me if this question has been asked a 1000 times before. Tried searching a bit but could not put my fingers on what I want to know.

Am about to install a fiberglass 36x36 shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,639
Posted By Zippytile
How to tile a laundry room with drain?

I am just starting on a rental suite above our attached garage. The laundry room will have a washer and dryer in it for tenant use only. I saw a reno show on TV a while back where they did not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-29-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
I read the caulking tutorial again and I see it...

I read the caulking tutorial again and I see it says fresh silicone caulk will not stick to cured caulk. So unless someone comes up with a method, does this mean that it is not possible to change...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-28-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,157
Posted By Zippytile
Hello Brad, To me it looks like you are...

Hello Brad,

To me it looks like you are kinda fighting against the existing room layout. I agree with the other comments on the vanity. A double sink vanity is what people look for in houses...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-28-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Thanks. Yes, have read the tutorial but I...

Thanks. Yes, have read the tutorial but I thought I read there or somewhere that that fresh silicone caulk will not stick to cured caulk.

Gil
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Thank you for that CX. The question now is, just...

Thank you for that CX. The question now is, just how does one change colors in a continuous bead of caulk?

Thanks,
Gil
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Just wondering if anyone can help with answers to...

Just wondering if anyone can help with answers to my remaining questions?

Thanks,
Gil
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Thanks Wendy. The curb slopes in as you say. I...

Thanks Wendy. The curb slopes in as you say. I was talking about its length. The floor had a bit of slope to it so I used a laser level and form boards to screed on a layer of thinset as a scratch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Tada!

And there you have it. Tiling made simple in 10,000+ easy steps. (Not!) I have all the tiles installed now. :clap2: The next steps is grouting (epoxy) and caulking.

I have attached some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
I am plugging away at my first tiled shower using...

I am plugging away at my first tiled shower using the Kerdi base and membrane and am hung up on what exactly to do with the caulking process.

I bought Spectraloc Pro for the walls and floor,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,623
Posted By Zippytile
I would not put any insulation against an...

I would not put any insulation against an exterior wall that is insulated and has a vapor barrier, especially in cold climates. If you do this, you will move the dew point inside the exterior wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,280
Posted By Zippytile
Not sure why anyone would want to use wood glue...

Not sure why anyone would want to use wood glue for this? The normal procedure is to use construction adhesive (like PL400) and then screw the sheets together. Wood glue dries way too fast,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Not quite clear on the technical reasons why...

Not quite clear on the technical reasons why there could be a moisture problem in the wall cavity? Is it because water vapor could pass through screw penetrations or other penetrations into the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Just thinking some more (kinda out loud) about...

Just thinking some more (kinda out loud) about the denshield over the exterior wall that has poly on it, if I have Kerdi over the denshield and I have porcelain tile along with epoxy grout, isn't the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Thanks Dana. When you say "under" the poly, do...

Thanks Dana. When you say "under" the poly, do you mean in the wall cavity? If so, I'm not sure how that could occur unless the dewpoint is changed from an increase in R value from what is applied...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Hi Dana, we're in Langley, next to Vancouver,...

Hi Dana, we're in Langley, next to Vancouver, B.C.

The wall assembly is exterior sheathing and siding, then 2x6 studs with 6 mil poly v/b, then 1/2" denshield, then Kerdi over that using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Thanks for the help and info. so far!! ...

Thanks for the help and info. so far!!

Yesterday I put a new scratchcoat down over the first remains of the original thinset. Actually looks pretty good today. Am planning to leave another day...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
Yup, that's it. I made a separate post as I...

Yup, that's it. I made a separate post as I thought it was also a generic question too.

I've covered floor heating cables with thinset before and would have liked to have built up the uneven...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
I might clarify that I had to pull all the 2x2...

I might clarify that I had to pull all the 2x2 mosiac tiles off my Kerdi shower membrane. There is a post of mine here close by from a couple of days ago on this. Many of the tiles did not bond to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,650
Posted By Zippytile
I'm thinking of spots that might be 2-3" across...

I'm thinking of spots that might be 2-3" across and less. Maybe only an inch or two perhaps. Just thinking ahead here. I have to assume that you shouldn't put down multiple layers of thinset to...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 31

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:33 AM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2018 John Bridge & Associates, LLC