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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 964
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
I redid two bathrooms in our house last year and...

I redid two bathrooms in our house last year and used 1" marble mozaics on the bathroom and shower floor and 3" marble on the walls. You can get it at The Tile Shop pretty reasonably priced.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,828
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Shower door threshold slope

What is the recommended slope on a shower door threshold that is 6" wide to keep water from running into the bathroom?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,024
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Tile over asphalt residue

I'm installing 8" marble tiles in a basement where there had been vinyl tiles. When I removed the vinyl tiles it left a residue of adhesive.

Can I just let the thinset fill in the gaps, or do I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,429
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Shower bench slope

Must a shower bench have a 1/4" per foot slope? Can you get away with 1/8"?

Reason is, the L shaped glass enclosure is cut at 90 degrees. This means that the gap between the glass and the bench...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2006, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Kerdi wall uneveness at corners

I've just finished laying 3/4" marble mosaics in the shower over kerdi. The corners where the kerdi overlapped is thicker than the rest of the wall which makes the tiles uneven. It's not really...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2005, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,461
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Frameless shower doors

RickR, I just did a shower with doors from eshowerdoor.com These guys really know what they are doing. With their online system you can design any enclosure you need and get the price immediately....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Official word from Schluter

Well, I called the rep who told me to use highly modified thinset and told him what you guys said. He then called Schluter and they told him he was wrong and that the only time you "might" use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2005, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
What is the difference?

What are the applications of the various thinset types? Is it about adheasion to different types of materials. The Kerdi Tile book implies that the problem with modified is that is doesn't dry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Schluter Kerdi

The local Schluter rep says to use "Highly modified" thinset for both the kerdi and the tile. The Kerdi Shower book says to use unmodified or lightly modified thinset.

Which is it?

Jonathan
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,081
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
You guys are awesome

Ok, seems like moisture/vapor bariers are not settled science. Hum.. my house is 70 years old. The exisiting tub/shower configuration was mud on the floor, mud on the walls, no problem. Is it that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2005, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,081
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
I could make him tear it out

I just don't want to get any mould.

Jonathan
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,081
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Vapor barrier in shower/tub

My brother redid a bathroom for me with all new tile and a new tub. He used hardi-backer on the shower surround but didn't use any kind of water proofing or vapor barier. Is this a problem? If so,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2005, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Why not?

If the answer is no, then why all the big fuss about Kerdi?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Toilet flange

All the examples in the books show the toilet flange sitting on top of the finished floor and this is how I did my first bathroom. However, the standard Kohler Memoirs toilet seems to not want to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,014
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Basket weave tile

I want to do a basket weave pattern in marble on the floor of my bathroom. I visited a few tile shops and was shocked by the prices for materials. Some were $60/sq ft. :complain:

Does anyone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2005, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Thanks guys

John, by the way, I ordered a copy of your book.

Well, I've been proceeding with slow and methodical precision. Sometimes I have to cut the 12" squares into strips to make them allign. Now that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2005, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By JONATHANPRICE
Small tiles and grid alignment

I'm installing 2" marble tiles in a grid configuration and and having trouble getting them aligned. The problem seems to be that not all of the tiles are exactly 2" and they are not exactly spaced...
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