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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By AllenP
Thank you. Very much obliged. And yes we...

Thank you. Very much obliged.

And yes we have homedepot.ca :wohoo:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
hey now, just because it's snowing here right now...

hey now, just because it's snowing here right now doesn't mean we don't have all the same materials that you 'Merican's have access to eh.:moon: And if we can't find it in the store, we have the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
Grout and Silicone

Hello All,

Can I just confirm with the pro's that the best practice is to silicone all adjoining surfaces ie wall to floor, corners, niche corners etc. with no grout?

Or do you grout AND...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
The wood shims worked. A couple took the old...

The wood shims worked. A couple took the old college try, but they are all removed, thank you.

I've attached some pics to show the progress. Today I'm going to work on the niches and scribe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
I will give that a try.. thank you

I will give that a try.. thank you
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
The saga continues. SO I used the "t-lock" ...

The saga continues.

SO I used the "t-lock" https://www.perfectlevelmaster.com/ system on the tiles.

99% of them broke off fine, but 1% of them where I got a little crazy with the mortar had a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
I ended up shaving down some of the edges and...

I ended up shaving down some of the edges and adding a bit extra mortar but not too much.. My tiles are just extra steep at that point lol. it's a rain type shower so it shouldn't be too much of a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
I'm not interested in the warranty. The project...

I'm not interested in the warranty. The project is fairly small in nature and the fight to have a company honour a warranty isn't worth the $1000 to fix it myself.

Notice the spelling of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
eh. Yes for my basement project. I used...

eh. Yes for my basement project.

I used the servolight over ditra heat laying ceramic and it has gone about 3 years now with no issue. I had some left over soooo I was thinking I should use it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
Kiesel servolight and kerdi board

Hello all.

I have done some searches and haven't really come up with anything definitive about this question.

Can I use Kiesel servolight ANSI A118.4 to set tile over kerdi board in a shower?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
This picture maybe helps with perspective of what...

This picture maybe helps with perspective of what I have going on.

The lip between the drain flange and the tray seems to be to high and creates a drop for when I lay tile.

So if I understand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By AllenP
Transition between tray/drain tray height

Hello all,

Been lurking for literally years and years taking advice and suggestions but now this time I have run into a "problem"? that I can't find the solution to.

I'm working on my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Thanks CX, David and Kevin. I suppose i'll...

Thanks CX, David and Kevin.

I suppose i'll cut out the ditra and see where that takes me.

Hopefully it's an isolated situation!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
David, Yes the "low areas" are the bottom...

David,

Yes the "low areas" are the bottom of the dimples.

And i did not backbutter.. I knew that it wasn't "manditory" for ceramic. And in my ignorance i believed porcelain was the same. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Hey Kevin, Yes the ditra dimples were full,...

Hey Kevin,

Yes the ditra dimples were full, i chipped them out after removing the tiles.

I definately made the error of not backbutter or back 'burning' considering i used porcelain.

How...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
If i push down on the high edges they are...

If i push down on the high edges they are flexible. But the low parts are down solid.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Need some expert help here

Hey guys.

So I tiled my kitchen over a year ago. Approximately 2 months ago, a couple tiles starting "popping". Today I decided to pull them up to investigate.

I attached some pictures.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Thanks Mark

Thanks Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
I think i may have found my answer.. looks...

I think i may have found my answer..
looks like it is modified... crap.. back to the store..

Kerabond is unmodified.. correct?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
mapei ultra premium full-contact mortar

Hey Guys.. is the Mapei ultra premium full-contact mortar Modified or unmodified?

It does not say on the package...

Thanks,
Al
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Hi Brian, yes it is a glazed porcelain... Will...

Hi Brian, yes it is a glazed porcelain... Will that cause a problem because the glaze will be gone?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Awesome.. I was hoping for an easy...

Awesome..

I was hoping for an easy solution..

Thanks Mike.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Matching sharp cut edge with factory edge

Hi everyone,

I've been searching everywhere, but can't find the answer i'm looking for.

I'm laying 13x13 porcelain tile right now, and there are a few areas, where I will need the cut edge...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
Well a night has pased, and in the spots where...

Well a night has pased, and in the spots where the ditra over hangs the plywood slightly, I can pull on it.. and feel as tho i could peel off the entire sheet...

Is that normal?



Other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,276
Posted By AllenP
... 400 sq feet.. :( ugh If i wait...

... 400 sq feet.. :(

ugh

If i wait till morning and see how it bonds will i be in trouble? or do i have to pull it all now?
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