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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By tman1991
Yeah they are and that's being looked at. Going...

Yeah they are and that's being looked at. Going to put up durock next and will certainly add more if I need them. Especially after my last bathroom and adding some behind the other wall which was a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By tman1991
Yeah I could try to shim it some to lower the...

Yeah I could try to shim it some to lower the durock but if I have tile that goes down to just over the deck and that is essentially buried in thinset what's the difference?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By tman1991
Same as the shower I just did. Durock membrane...

Same as the shower I just did. Durock membrane over durock. And I dont plan on shimmying anything as that would create weird jogs I think. Also only going up about 5 feet above tu lb as that's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By tman1991
Yeah it got stuck all at a weird angle and it was...

Yeah it got stuck all at a weird angle and it was hard to get out. Had to be there but it basically stated to crush in the flange from being pushed against a stud. It was suspended in the air in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By tman1991
Ok got the tub in. Decided to hire a plumber to...

Ok got the tub in. Decided to hire a plumber to help assist.

We did create a small crack in the flange in the corner. Its above the deck still in the flange and we didnt attached it anywhere...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By tman1991
thats my old tub.. More than likely when i remove...

thats my old tub.. More than likely when i remove that surround the tub wont be able to be reused due to flanges it has for the surround.

So im putting in a new american standard 30" tub (well...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By tman1991
so going to start this project soon.. when i...

so going to start this project soon..

when i install the new bathtub, i have a plumbing question.

In what order do you attach the plumbing to the bathtub? I have very limited access to it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Finally finished. Had lots of challenge but it...

Finally finished. Had lots of challenge but it looks pretty good. Used bone prism grout.

And yes I have a soap dish!!!!!!
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 01-04-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 126,237
Posted By tman1991
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
not sure how much i need for a shower as i have a...

not sure how much i need for a shower as i have a lot of mosaic details on the floor. I have 12x24s on the walls.

Thinking of just buying a gallon of it..

I was trying to find out how long...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Question on grout.. I have Prism.. But been...

Question on grout..

I have Prism.. But been reading about Fusion Pro as it looks interesting, however there are some other threads about people not liking it. And having problems mainly due to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Well at least I figured out a system. I put a...

Well at least I figured out a system. I put a coat on the walls and then notched it firm not light like I did before. I also out a skin coat on the tile just to fill in the voids but it's super...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
So I got the spacers disks and started to finally...

So I got the spacers disks and started to finally cut tile. I found a few other places the membrane seems to have an airpockets so I made small slits and injected it with sealer and then put a piece...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Yeah I bought spin doctor system but did not get...

Yeah I bought spin doctor system but did not get the discs. Hopefully that wont be a problem. Wasnt sure if they were needed or useful. It seemed like I could do without. And since I want to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Fair enough. Maybe I'll add a band Friday when I...

Fair enough. Maybe I'll add a band Friday when I start to tile. Still debating on that. I could start on the opposite wall first. Covering the bench seems overkill and even the wall seems sorta...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
No plans to cover the bench deck mud with...

No plans to cover the bench deck mud with anything. Its inside the wet area. There is a hole underneath the bench for drainage. Also the screws have silicone in them and there is a bead of silicone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
So finally making forward progress again. I...

So finally making forward progress again.

I used some of the durock sealant to seal some lose edges. Also used it around drain. Had to trim a lot of membrane around the niche and used sealant on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Mike yeah there are a few steps they kinda gloss...

Mike yeah there are a few steps they kinda gloss over. This being one.

Dan yeah good to know

Looks like the membrane is not sticking around the wall niche flange that I posted pictures of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Dont think so. Followed the videos also. Plus I...

Dont think so. Followed the videos also. Plus I can put in the grate plug and flange and it fits in fine. Maybe I'm not understanding.

I think what's confusing is the template cut our. If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Drain is good. I measured it a ton of times. The...

Drain is good. I measured it a ton of times. The top of the pipe was cut 2 5/8 in below top of aubfloor. And the drain flange got all smooshed in the thinset when I glued it in and pushed it down. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
Yeah I kinda figured out the timing after I was...

Yeah I kinda figured out the timing after I was about done. I did notice around my niche its not attached well. I will try to inject some thinset around the edges.


Do I need to worry about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
So........ I want to scream. Then cry. ...

So........

I want to scream. Then cry.


I pushed ahead. I installed the floor and the drain and the million edges and corners and curb. I do have 2 outside and 2 inside left to install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
So now I have a potentially worse problem. As I...

So now I have a potentially worse problem. As I was putting up the membrane on the shower wall I noticed that the durock flexes at about 5 to 6.5 ft from the floor right below the shower head and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
How smooth does the durock membrane need to be? ...

How smooth does the durock membrane need to be? There are some stubborn bubbles that just dont go away. Is some random ones ok?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,810
Posted By tman1991
In some places more than 1/4. But I was able to...

In some places more than 1/4. But I was able to put some bigger strips there. If it's less than 1/4 good to know I can fill. I somehow cut that piece all crooked. Guess i was rushing as it was...
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