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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By travisinfla
Hey Dan

thanks again, yes bathroom floor to recessed shower floor, some splashing from high pressure shower, but not in line of fire, think will trying aim the shower a bit more to the other side to reduce...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
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Some splash hits here in black scribble, its' not connected to the hydroban sheet shower pan but could be by extending. Should it be done or leave as is? Was thinking of a putting a dam at edge but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Smile Thanks

John good advice but missed it, so fell into option #2 and went through 3 pair of clothes and 2 days of trying to remove thinset from a 1000 lines and still have some on my legs lol, this was my 3rd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Actual Thickness (Millimeters) 10

Actual Thickness (Millimeters) 10 or 0.393701 inches
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Thanks Dan

Will install today. I bought a 1/4 x 1/4 1/4 inSquare-Notch Flooring Trowel, but was wondering whether a v-notch either 1/4 in. x 3/16 or 3/16 x 5/32 would be better, using Laticrete 254.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Tile layout shower floor

Trying to figure out the proper layout of these mosaic, as you can it fits side to side evenly but not at the drain. What's the proper way to lay these? Should I rearrange it's centered on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Mostly a mess

this recessed curb from the bath floor to shower floor
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Thanks Dan

What do you think I should be with this recessed edge - was going to just floor tile it against it. Maybe use some sort of trim. There isn't much water that gets there, and we put a large mat at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Cx

You were completely right, the foam pan was such a PIA that I would never do it again and learn how to do a mud slope. The demo, self leveling, was a lot of work and time, but the worst part was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Thanks

OK it sounds like you're saying there preferable but not necessarily inferior. I already bought one from RodKat, and it lines up perfectly with drain. I cant speak to the slope, but I saw John...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Thinking about it

Step down was never an issue. The only reason I chose the custom foam pan was because I never did a mud bed before, and dont want to do a poor job, and it looks like it takes some precision whereas...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Guru help on drain.

I was going to attach a pvc coupler to the existing pvc pipe I cut, then add pvc pipe sticking out, then use mortar like type s to fill the hole around the drain area for support.

Is this OK? Thnx
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By travisinfla
Don't go cheap

I bought a cheap 48" Vevor porcelain manual tile cutter, with so called tungsten carbide cutting wheel and it was garbage. When I attempted to snap it, it lifted the rolling bars and wouldnt cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
ok thnx

it will result in a lower step down from main floor to shower floor but maybe not enough so its awkward to step down, ill also need to see where the pex is buried from shower handle to shower head...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Foam Pan

I bought a FloFx PVC drain and Rodkat custom foam pan that is compatible with it. Im going to remove the tile, and dig up the shower floor slope, then use self leveling underlayment, and then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Thnx Dan

No just some sort of Oatey drain.
Thanks for education on getting to the drain.

How will you tie the membrane to that short dam at the step down from the main floor?
-Good question, can't I just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
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thnx for all your help you probably saved me 10k but sorry it didnt go to a fellow tile pro. im going to do the drain and shower floor myself. im going to laticrete prime n bond over existing tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
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for the showerfloor what about just waterproofing the existing tile, tile over tile and then just dropping an extended drain cover over top
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Thanks

Thanks for info. So durock seams, screws and corners should be fine with alkaline mesh tape and thinset bed to mortar with liquid membrane over top .

They (probably) won't waterproof the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Thanks

The builder owned up it to its mistakes and is paying for a complete demo of the shower and rebuild. They should, but I'm sure that's not often the case, so I give them credit for that. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
okay

why use mastic if the price is not much different then thinset
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
haha

Well I found a good contractor who did an estimate Friday, he's booked out a few months but from what I can tell that's a good thing, he knew about this forum from when he started out quite a few...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
More Demo reveal

How's that for no coverage, tiles come off in sheets only held together by the grout except for the bottom tile. Not enough mastic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By travisinfla
Wow Lou

You followed those wavy patterns all the way around.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,228
Posted By travisinfla
Hi Autoplay

that would be awesome, its in Wellen Park, which is on US 41 just North of River Road, technically North Port, near Cool today park, Braves spring training stadium. Probably 20 minute ish drive from...
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