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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2003, 12:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,289
Posted By lanadi
Which is a better transition method for carpet to...

Which is a better transition method for carpet to tile: (i'm confused on which one to do)

Before/during tile install: schluter strip (metal strip)

or

After tile install: Using carpet tack...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2003, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By lanadi
I am not kidding :( I have never done this...

I am not kidding :(

I have never done this before and I don't want to wipe out my parrot if I use VersaBond, VersaBond Flex or FlexBond in my application without proper ventilation.

If there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2003, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By lanadi
Do I need to apply a fracture membrane to the...

Do I need to apply a fracture membrane to the hairline cracks too or just the big one ?

Once the crack is fixed can I use just regular thinset mortar or should i one that allows for some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2003, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By lanadi
Cracked Concrete Slab - See Pic

This is what my slab looks like after asbestos abatement. There are a few hairline cracks and one huge one that runs under the vanity in the bathroom and I cannot see where it ends (see attached...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2003, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,535
Posted By lanadi
Please Define Mortar Bed (floating) Vs. Thinset Mortar

After the asbestos ladened linoleum gets removed from my 2 bathrooms, I'll have clean concrete slabs to work with. I want to install porcelain tiles directly over the slabs with a thinset mortar....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2003, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,642
Posted By lanadi
I have only removed a 4" x 4" (slice of bread...

I have only removed a 4" x 4" (slice of bread size) piece of sheeting. I am scarred of that exposure I got removing that piece during the 3 minutes of doing it. I am not sure how to complete the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2003, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,642
Posted By lanadi
Unhappy HELP ASBESTOS FOUND in VINYL/LINOLEUM FLOOR SHEETING

Hall bathroom project

I sent a small sample to a lab for asbestos analysis and got the bad news today over the phone. Asbestos was found in the material in significant amounts. I am devasted and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2003, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By lanadi
thanks for the pic. What I was trying to ask...

thanks for the pic.

What I was trying to ask is what type of gap size should one have between tile and tub, tile and vanity, tile and wall. What do you put in these areas, grout, caulk or nothing?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2003, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By lanadi
please post pics on bathroom tile install

I need to see how tiles are cut and installed around door openings. Also what does one use around the final edges of the tile (ex. where tile meets wall, tile meets tub, tile meets vanity)

Please...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2003, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,485
Posted By lanadi
Tile size vs room size (1st Time DIYer)

I want to use 14"x14" porcelain tiles for all my rooms (kitchen, laundry and 2 bathrooms). So I have 2 questions.

1) My bathrooms are small will this size tile be okay to use or am I going too...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2003, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,525
Posted By lanadi
3 Questions: 1)In my tile calc, I forgot for...

3 Questions:

1)In my tile calc, I forgot for factor the stove and dishwasher floorspace. But when I looked at the existing vinyl sheeting I realized that those areas do not have any. So should I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2003, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,525
Posted By lanadi
How many 32 oz bottles of "Stone Armor" do I need...

How many 32 oz bottles of "Stone Armor" do I need for 215 Sq Ft of 14"x14" porcelain floor tiles?

Is there instructions for use or an MSDS available?

Thanks,
D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2003, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,525
Posted By lanadi
I just got it - Stone Armor Is this stuff...

I just got it - Stone Armor
Is this stuff Parrot safe or do I need to evacuate the bird to the outside.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2003, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,525
Posted By lanadi
what other product are you talking about? Educate...

what other product are you talking about? Educate me please.

D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2003, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,466
Posted By lanadi
Shapell home built 1983 - Does Flooring Have Asbestos???

the vinyl/lino sheeting is on concrete slab
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2003, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,525
Posted By lanadi
2 apps of Aquamix Penetrating Sealer + 1 app of Sealer Choice Gold?

This is what the home depots folks said regarging sealing the grout lines. Will this combo work? If not what is recommended? and how much sealer should i buy? I have 215 sq ft of 14"x14" poreclain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2003, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,466
Posted By lanadi
Shapell home built 1983 - Does Flooring Have Asbestos???

Could someone please help me answer some questions before I start my flooring project?

I'm in Northern California
I have a Shapell home built in 1983.
It has original flooring (vinyl/lino sheet...
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