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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-28-2021, 03:34 PM
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Posted By A440
Great! Thank you.

Great! Thank you.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-28-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By A440
Tile is just a generic ceramic subway tile. The...

Tile is just a generic ceramic subway tile. The glass does have Showerguard for easier cleaning. Windex or a mixture of 50/50 water and white vinegar is recommended for the glass.
I was more...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-27-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By A440
Non-acidic tile and grout cleaner for TEC Power grout

What does the forum recommend for a good non-acidic tile and grout cleaner for TEC Power grout? Can it also be used for glass walls and door?
Forum: The Mud Box 08-27-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By A440
Kerdi band as temporary Tyvek?

I replaced a small section of T-111 siding on my shed that had dry rot (about 1ft x 3 ft.) I had some OSB plywood left over from another project and did a temporary patch until prices of lumber come...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Attaching quartz backsplash to wood shiplap

On to the next segment of the remodel.
We want to install a 48" long quartz backsplash that matches the quartz top of our new vanity. I will run a bead of caulk under it and to the vanity top,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Agreed. I think I'll leave it, at least until my...

Agreed. I think I'll leave it, at least until my leg (or my wife's)catches the corner a dozen times or so.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Buff or round out threshold corner

If I wanted to round out this quartz corner with an angle grinder, what type of blade would I use?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By A440
As it turns out, the shower glass installer tells...

As it turns out, the shower glass installer tells me the butt joint is less prone to leaks than a 90 degree miter. Serendipity! :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By A440
Thanks for this thread. It was helpful in...

Thanks for this thread. It was helpful in installing two quartz sills/thresholds. My 7" Wet saw could not handle miters on a 48" long piece of 6" wide and 3/4" thick quartz and I didn't wish to pay...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Great! Again, many thanks!

Great! Again, many thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
What trowel size for 4x10 inch subway tile walls?

I'm installing 4"x10" subway tile on shower walls. Should I use 1/4x1/4 trowel or 3/8x1/4 inch trowel?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Thanks Dan. If I wanted to keep things square...

Thanks Dan.
If I wanted to keep things square instead of 45 degrees, could I just add some colored 100% silicone between the joints?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
How to cut and join two 6" wide by 3/4" thick curb sills?

I have two 6" wide by 3/4" thick curb sills that I would like to butt joint at an outside corner. They will be laying on Kerdi curbs. I have two questions relating to their installation. I don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
:) Thanks CX. I got to thinking if I have the...

:) Thanks CX.
I got to thinking if I have the time, why not do it with wood. So, I went ahead and patched it with some 3/4" plywood. Seems to be level and doesn't give any when I push on it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Kerdi fix and metal?

I have a very small section of subfloor that has a metal plate (stud protector type) screwed into the subfloor (see photo) . The plate is covering a small section of subfloor that had some old dry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Minimum height of Kerdi curb?

What is the minimum height of the Kerdi curb? I'd like to cut it down from its 6" height, but not sure how low I can go to support a 3/4"x6" quartz sill that will sit on top. Glass doors will also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Thanks Dan. I should have mentioned that the...

Thanks Dan. I should have mentioned that the drywall along the vanity wall is coming out and I will be installing the shiplap directly to the studs and covering the ends with trim.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Tiling pros...what would you recommend to do at these two places?

As our demo progressed, we decided to take out a 3/4 wall and do all glass on two sides of the shower. I could use your advice on how the pros would finish two sides of the shower.
In the first...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Great! Thanks and I really appreciate all your...

Great! Thanks and I really appreciate all your help. I'm sure I'll be asking some more as we go alone with the remodel.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Yes. Here is the link to the video...

Yes. Here is the link to the video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fV-97yxakTw&t=900s). You'll want to start around 17 minutes mark to view where he cuts the curb to the existing tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Kerdi Curb and existing floor tile

I watched a video on a subscription site (for bathroom remodel) where they cut the Kerdi curb to fit over an existing tile floor. The other part of the curb sat on the subfloor and they used Kerdi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Framless Shower door planning.

Thanks, CX for the advice.
Another question for the group...
We are going to have a 6" wide sill for frameless shower doors (~40" wide) set on the Kerdi 4 1/2" curb. I understand I need studs to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Drain removal question

OK, so we got the drain unscrewed from the shower pan and the pan removed. Now there is a section that remains with a collar (of sorts) along with an piece of ABS that leads to the trap. We are not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Will do. Good idea, thanks!

Will do. Good idea, thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,604
Posted By A440
Depth of Moen Posi-Temp Plaster Ground

Another quick question for the group.
When installing a Moen Posi-Temp Valve with the plastic Plaster Ground, should my goal be to have the outside (larger circle) of the plaster guard flush with...
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