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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
So I went with a high quality porcelain. I did...

So I went with a high quality porcelain. I did not know but in the local area is a huge tile distributor of mainly imported porcelain and stone. They have a giant warehouse and showroom. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
Thanks. Sorry, I did use the 1/4 by 3/16 v notch....

Thanks. Sorry, I did use the 1/4 by 3/16 v notch. So that was unclear.
I think I will raise the curb to be safe.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
Rotate Images

Question: Is there a trick to keep my images from rotating or edit them so they are not rotated?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
Finally Back

This is getting embarrassing, but started this project a year ago and still a long way to go. But I am back. To my credit, I was traveling a lot over the last year, and you do not realize just how...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
Thanks again definitely some things to think...

Thanks again definitely some things to think about.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
Thanks on the advice and opinions. I am not sold...

Thanks on the advice and opinions. I am not sold on foam, mud, curbless, or curbed so all opinions are good.
@CX
I see the benefits of a mud pan as you point out. However, for a DIYer who may do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
Thanks for the replies. The wall is 8.5 inches...

Thanks for the replies. The wall is 8.5 inches thick. So If I made it a kneewall I am guessing I could gain maybe 3 inches if I went with a 60 inch tub soaker. I do see they make some slightly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By SSK
Pete's Small Master Bath

I have not been here for a few years since doing my last big project. Thanks again for all the great help on this site. I have done with your help couple baths surrounds, a shower (not the pan I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By SSK
Pete's Tiling over Concrete Patio

My mom said she got an installation only quote to do her enclosed patio of 200 square feet, for 4,000 dollars. This was a contractor who did previous work on the house. I told her to tell them to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Smile I apologize for taking so long to get back...

I apologize for taking so long to get back because I really wanted to thank the people from Laticrete for great customer service. I have just been so busy doing a complete home renovation. They...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Thanks Sharon. I will give them a call. My...

Thanks Sharon. I will give them a call. My assumption was this is not normal and more likely something such as a bad batch, exposed to temperature extremes in shipping, or excessive time on shelf. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Here are some finished photos of my small...

Here are some finished photos of my small bathroom. Floor is carrerra marble and tub is 4x6 subway tiles with a marble border. I repainted the vanity and put in a marble sink. Thanks again.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Poor or Defective Laticrete Caulk?

First of all I want to thank you for all the help on my bathroom. I finished it in the Spring, but never came back with final update and thank you. I caulked around the tub to tile tranistion using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,332
Posted By SSK
Dave, If it makes you feel any better I did...

Dave,
If it makes you feel any better I did the exact same thing. Just finished my first tub surround. Unfortunately a lot of suff I read before coming here did not emphasize the importance of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Back after a week off for Easter Break. I...

Back after a week off for Easter Break.
I went ahead and picked sanded grout (Custom Polyblend in snow white) for the shower. About 50% made it to the wall and 50% fell to the floor. So having a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,470
Posted By SSK
OK that confirms what I thought. So does that...

OK that confirms what I thought. So does that mean the underlayment in the picture is likely regular plywood and not luan? I did not see that mentioned, and I was confused. So regular 1/4inch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,470
Posted By SSK
Curious about the recommendation here because...

Curious about the recommendation here because this looks exactly like my mid-80s home. Right down to with the matching vinyl, left over paper, and staples. I was told by the tile experts that the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Made some progress. Got the bullnose in without...

Made some progress. Got the bullnose in without much problem, and got the marble floor done. So getting ready for grouting next.

Lot more lessons learned and few questions.

Lessons Learned...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Thanks. This image is the bullnose laid against...

Thanks.
This image is the bullnose laid against one of the worst areas.
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So I would have to bring the bullnose at least an 1/8th off the wall. If I build it that thick, do I just finish...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Worked on the bottom rows of tile along the tub...

Worked on the bottom rows of tile along the tub and the side of the tub. I set a small ledger board along the side and worked up. I think the contours came out OK. So today going to do the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
So will be installing the bullnose and the tiles...

So will be installing the bullnose and the tiles on the tub side this weekend. Here is where I have a little dilemma. As I said earlier this is where I messed up. I made the transition from cbu to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Made some gains over the weekend. I went without...

Made some gains over the weekend. I went without any pencil tiles around the border. I have been using a 1/4 square notch trowel for the field tiles, and switched to a 1/4 V notch for the border. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
For number 3 I meant leaving the marble border...

For number 3 I meant leaving the marble border proud from the field tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
Thanks again 1) Probably not the correct term...

Thanks again
1) Probably not the correct term by "cant". My last field tile sits on the tape joint which is a little bump. so it is sitting a little high. To get the bull nose a little flatter on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,538
Posted By SSK
For clarification, the picture of the old tile is...

For clarification, the picture of the old tile is in another bathroom without a shower. However, the same "counter top" approach was used.
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