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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Wedi

Thanks, Phil.

I just noticed that the docs say Wedi UK. I will download a new copy.

We have one stud 17" o.c. where the shower plumbing goes, but we added a horizontal brace halfway up. All...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Missed a picture... So can 1/2" Wedi be used...

Missed a picture...

So can 1/2" Wedi be used or do I need 3/4" Wedi? Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Going to use Wedi panels

Months later, and my replacement tub and shower walls are still not installed. It is such a pain to get things done here.

I have purchased Wedi 1/2" panels because it seems like they are the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-26-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Thanks, CX. I contacted the tub manufacturer to...

Thanks, CX.
I contacted the tub manufacturer to ask how to fix the flanges, and I sent pictures. They sent a new tub! I was not expecting that since it was probably the plumber's fault since he...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Thank you both. That is a great product. I...

Thank you both. That is a great product.

I honestly don't think we can do the concrete work ourselves. We can't seem to find contractors locally who do things correctly. We have never been people...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Thank you. " You just need to put the foam...

Thank you.
" You just need to put the foam sill seal in between the mud (if that's even the route that you are going) and whatever it comes up next to. It's the flexible gap that you need and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Thanks, Tiger... Wow, that just sounded wrong!...

Thanks, Tiger... Wow, that just sounded wrong! Thanks, Tiger Mountain Tile, Inc....much better! I can pour a half 5 gallon bucket of water to test the drain, but I know nothing about plumbing to know...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
After researching the forum, I found a comment...

After researching the forum, I found a comment from CX.

My tile is 12" x 24" for the floor so this caught my attention. My floor MUST be within these guidelines.

"The requirement for tiles with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 148,825
Posted By Pyohe
Hi, all. I bought the Tile Your World book, but...

Hi, all. I bought the Tile Your World book, but should I also buy the other books for Remodeling Bathrooms parts 1 and 2? I am installing floor tile and shower wall tile. Thanks, Patti
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Thanks, CX. I took a picture of the front of the...

Thanks, CX. I took a picture of the front of the bag before the contractor threw it out.

It says, Ash Grove Pro Mix Masonry Mortar Type S. (Brown and white bag.) Meets ASTM C 270.

Thanks,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Thanks, Davy. I will tap every tile again to make...

Thanks, Davy. I will tap every tile again to make sure.

The new tile is 5/16" or 8 mm thickness plus the thinset, so that will not make up much of the difference in height. With the marble in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
I forgot one thing... All of the studs are...

I forgot one thing...

All of the studs are 16" apart except the ones where the plumbing is. Those two are 17" apart. The pex is in the way so I can't add a full vertical 2x4. Could I put a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Greenjp, I have been trying to find Wedi...

Greenjp, I have been trying to find Wedi products, but all I can find are shower kits. At that price, I don't want to buy things I don't need like the shower pan.

SS3964spd, the marble tiles have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Big Phil, I had mentioned to him that I wasn't...

Big Phil, I had mentioned to him that I wasn't sure whether I was going to keep the marble or build up the floor, but I guess he forgot. There was sheetrock dust on the floor before he got there, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pyohe
Waterproofing suggestions for tub/shower combo

Hi. I gutted my hall bathroom, and the plumber just installed my soaking tub and the plumbing for the tub and shower. Tub recommendation was 2"-3" of mortar. I have no idea if he went by the tub's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Pyohe
Thanks

Thank you, I will keep everything on one post. So thinset mortar is what attaches the tiles to the cement board. Durock is a name brand of cement board. I won't be able to build my own shower base,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Pyohe
Removed old shower base

ok, thank you. I have removed the old shower base and the two layers of paneling drywall. (1966 shower.)

I started a new thread since I found a shower base, but I am not sure it will work.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Pyohe
1966 shower remodel

Hi, all. I live in an area where there are few really good tile layers, if any at all. So, I have decided to use a solid surface, dual threshold, low profile shower base like The Onyx Collection. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Pyohe
Tub

Should I cut away some of this drywall at the corner to see how far back the tub goes?

We are remodeling the hall bathroom first, and this master bath will be next.
Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Pyohe
Tiles

Thanks, Jerry, that must have been for commercial jobs.


I never take the lowest bid, and usually not even a middle bid, and I talk to references, but people around here lie about having...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Pyohe
Movement joints

"Movement joints are essential for the success of tile installations. Follow recommendations on movement joints EJ 171-17 in the 2017 TCNA Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation book."

"Movement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Pyohe
Grout

Ok, thanks. That is good to know. I may have to give up the glass tile because it is so difficult to cut.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Pyohe
Shower bases

Ok, thanks. I will start out finding a base, then the glass and door for two sides.

And...figure out if the drain will match up. It is on a slab.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Pyohe
Glass tile

That is what I thought. It sounded very time consuming for this particular tile. I didn't know if all glass tile took this much time, or if it was just THIS tile. It is so difficult to find good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Pyohe
Remodeling shower..where to start?

Hi, all!

I have a hall bathroom that needs a larger shower. Currently, it has a 33" fiberglass or acrylic shower. I don't know the difference.

It is a corner shower so two walls will be glass....
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