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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By VToutdoors
CX, I learn by asking questions. I thank you...

CX,

I learn by asking questions. I thank you for your opinion and advice.
I still plan to caulk that joint.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Vertical Corners

I know according to TCNA guidelines all vertical corners are to be caulked.

Im just curious is there any situation that could warrant grouting corners?
You hear about that old house that had...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Im assuming grout is not in the same category as...

Im assuming grout is not in the same category as thinset mortar.

My thought was not closing the entire opening with grout, but just fill the void on the edge of the tile, giving the caulk...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Yes,the void behind the tile, where you mentioned...

Yes,the void behind the tile, where you mentioned I could add backer rod.

Caulked lines in the vertical corners. what is an acceptable thickness with 1/16th grout lines. My concern is trying to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Would filling the void with thinset be a bad...

Would filling the void with thinset be a bad idea?
Im considering asking the tiler to fill that void with grout, still keeping the 2 planes separated, then caulking the joint.

When the caulk...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
CX thanks for combining my thread. Next time Ill...

CX thanks for combining my thread. Next time Ill post to the original

I guess my question is should I fill the void (red circle) with anything other than sealant in the drawing? Shouldnt the tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Need Help! What to do with these corners?

I have been preparing a bathroom remodel for some time with the help of this forum. I had bad luck with a "tile contractor" a few months back. In my spare time I was able to prep the bathroom for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
How to remove one tile

I installed a 2" marble hexagon mosaic the other day and there is one tile that is off.
This was installed on Sunday using 254 platinum over Strata mat.

How hard would it be to remove 1 tile?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
After calling and informing the manufacturer that...

After calling and informing the manufacturer that their adhesive is water soluble and coating the back of the tiles, they stated:

"Adam – following our conversation of this morning, I assure you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Did a little experiment last night with the...

Did a little experiment last night with the adhesive thats in this round of Marble Mosaic. I was told yesterday by the manufacturer that the glue was epoxy based and NOT water soluble.

After an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Afternoon, I returned the previously bought...

Afternoon,

I returned the previously bought tile to the tile supply store and purchased a Marble Mosaic from a different manufacturer. I inspected the tile when I got home and found that this too...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Good Morning, Update to the glue situation....

Good Morning,

Update to the glue situation. Spoke with the manufacturer, Castelli Tile out of Ohio, they stated that 70% of the back of the tiles are only cover with glue. I told them 100%. Their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Good Morning, Update to the glue situation....

Good Morning,

Update to the glue situation. Spoke with the manufacturer, Castelli Tile out of Ohio, they stated that 70% of the back of the tiles are only cover with glue. I told them 100%. Their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Back side of the tile. Sorry for not posting...

Back side of the tile. Sorry for not posting earlier.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Morning Everyone, I have been doing a few...

Morning Everyone,
I have been doing a few tests. The glue soften with water, but it is not water soluble.

John, there are a few areas where the glue is between tiles, but I've cleaned those...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Even if there is glue covering the back of the...

Even if there is glue covering the back of the tile, in the holes of the mesh
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Here is a photo if the glue on the back if the...

Here is a photo if the glue on the back if the tile after the mesh was been pulled off
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Marble 2" hex install question

Does anyone do anything prior to installing marble hex that comes glued on a mesh backing to improve it adhering to thinset?

I'm installing a 2" hex on mesh. The tile comes from Castelli Marble...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Didnt sand down the drywall. Ended up just...

Didnt sand down the drywall. Ended up just feathering the seam with thinset. Came out nice. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Quick question on a routine topic

This has probably been answered a few times and Ive read a few threads on this topic but hoping someone can offer a little advice

Hardiebacker to Drywall transition.

Hardiebacker wall is flat,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Currently there is no corner bead in place. ...

Currently there is no corner bead in place.

I decided that Im going to hide the transition 1/4" under the metal trim/last tile. Will definitely be using mesh tape, and plan to feather the joint...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,226
Posted By VToutdoors
Matt, I plan on just using alkaline...

Matt,

I plan on just using alkaline resistant tape and thinset/joint compound. I am using Metal Trim instead of bullnose, so that will help me maintain a straight line when done Ill finish the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,226
Posted By VToutdoors
Matt, I plan on just using alkaline...

Matt,

I plan on just using alkaline resistant tape and thinset/joint compound
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,226
Posted By VToutdoors
I was under the impression that you don't want to...

I was under the impression that you don't want to use paper under the tile, only Alkaline resistant mesh tape.

Im doing the same thing, but Im gonna use mesh tape. Thinset on the backerboard,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,322
Posted By VToutdoors
Backerboard to Drywall transition with metal trim

Trying to figure out the best way to transition from HardiBacker to Drywall on the same plane with metal trim (Blanke/Schluter bar).

- Hide the transition seam under the metal trim with about...
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