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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Thanks Paul. I'm with you on the sheet marks,...

Thanks Paul. I'm with you on the sheet marks, that bugs the heck out of me too. These sheets are pretty good at hiding that, but I'll be careful.

One more grout question, if I may:

1. As you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Getting close to installing this marble...

Getting close to installing this marble cobblestone on my shower floor. It's tumbled, so no gloss happening here.

1. Anything special I should know before laying it in white thinset?
2. What...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
What's the difference between Mapei Ultracolor...

What's the difference between Mapei Ultracolor Plus and Keracolor? Besides $37, that is... :)

edit:

Yep, many times! And I'll read it a few more times before grout hits the floor too!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Fair enough. :) Here are some choices: MAPEI...

Fair enough. :) Here are some choices:

MAPEI 25 lbs White Sanded Powder Grout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Can anyone recommend a sanded grout and sealer...

Can anyone recommend a sanded grout and sealer sold at Lowe's? Just looking for a plain ol' white grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Thanks Bob. I love to-the-point engineer answers....

Thanks Bob. I love to-the-point engineer answers. :postitbg:

Thought of a couple more things I should have asked at the same time:

1) Is that same thinset also appropriate for installing tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Guess what! I'm still here! And I'm still working...

Guess what! I'm still here! And I'm still working on the bathroom! :rolleyes:
OK, I may have basically taken the summer off. :)

Anyway, thought I'd give a little status update. Floor joists have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Here's one you experienced pros can help me on. ...

Here's one you experienced pros can help me on.

I'm going to be using 13x13 tiles on the shower walls. My walls are not perfectly plumb - on a 4' level, the bubble is touching the line. Both side...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By KennyC
It better be ok, it's what I'm about to do in my...

It better be ok, it's what I'm about to do in my own bathroom. :D Schluter Ditra installation handbook says it's ok, so I think it's ok.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
I'm allowed to answer my own question, right? I...

I'm allowed to answer my own question, right? I promise to replace it with more later... :)

1) Blocking to support plywood edges - I've done enough searching now to find other discussions on this....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Work has been progressing. Since I have...

Work has been progressing. Since I have [relatively] easy access underneath, I went ahead and sistered all the joists with more 2x8 SYP lumber. Deflection is no longer a concern. :) I'm working on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Hey look, I'm back! :D So other projects at...

Hey look, I'm back! :D

So other projects at the house had taken higher priority, but then my friend says "Hey, how about I come over and demo your bathroom?"
Me: "Um, ok?"

And so it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Well, I'm not seeing any other markings that...

Well, I'm not seeing any other markings that would help. Certainly nothing written in black. Are there any other tests I can do to check deflection?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Thanks CX. :) No, this is totally seperate...

Thanks CX. :)

No, this is totally seperate from the other post I made. That was for running a drain line for a washer.

I'll look closer at the joists tomorrow and let you know what I find....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By KennyC
Kenny's Bathroom Renovation

Howdy folks!

I've been lurking around here for a while now (ok, I've made a few posts here and there ;) ) but I think it's finally time for me to start my own project thread. I've been gathering...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,154
Posted By KennyC
For what it's worth, John's new ebook Tile...

For what it's worth, John's new ebook Tile Bathroom Remodeling - Part 1 (http://www.tileyourworld.com/catalog/product_info.php?manufacturers_id=12&products_id=78) has a whole section on moving a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By KennyC
Thanks folks. I'll give it a sleeve.

Thanks folks. I'll give it a sleeve.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By KennyC
It's a just a surface under the house, as the...

It's a just a surface under the house, as the whole house is raised and supported by pilings. I guess I could put a 2.5" pipe sleeve around it anyway, just to be safe. I should have room.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By KennyC
Plumbing Question - PVC drain through concrete slab

Ok, I know this isn't really a plumbing forum, but I reckon you smart folks will know the answer to this. :o

I'm running a 2" PVC drain pipe and would like it to pass through a concrete slab. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,695
Posted By KennyC
I love it, Rod. I had a similar idea not long...

I love it, Rod. I had a similar idea not long ago, but couldn't get it sorted out in my head as well as you've done it here. It looks great!

What are the dimensions on this sample piece?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 114,354
Posted By KennyC
Well, for me, a...

Well, for me, a zero-experience-future-bath-renovator, I found this e-book to be excellent. Even though I won't be using the Kerdi Board in my remodel, having the tear-out and replumb sections will...
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