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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By BIGPHIL
Dan, For dry areas, yeah...I like the tile tape...

Dan,
For dry areas, yeah...I like the tile tape a lot. It works great for inside and outside corners too. Not sure I'd trust it in a wet area though...it's a bit narrow at 2.25" vs the more common...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By BIGPHIL
Got it. Thanks for the info! Everything looks...

Got it. Thanks for the info! Everything looks great with your project, good job :clap2: ...everything except the toilet bolt cap sticking up :lol2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By BIGPHIL
It's on page 60/62 of the January 2021 Wedi...

It's on page 60/62 of the January 2021 Wedi technical handbook. Like I said, I'm unable to find the same reference in the August 2021 handbook. I've done it three ways...primed Wedi and then finished...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By BIGPHIL
Nice work, Phil! Looks great from over here. Is...

Nice work, Phil! Looks great from over here. Is that white curb top the slabs they sell at Lowes? If so, how wide is it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By BIGPHIL
Looking good, Dan! Sounds like the Kohler unit...

Looking good, Dan! Sounds like the Kohler unit was also a pain to get the front supports setup. I was hoping it was gonna be better than the American Standard unit I did.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By BIGPHIL
Steven, Wedi calls for such a transition...

Steven,

Wedi calls for such a transition between a Wedi building panel and drywall that the building panel be primed before any gypsum based compound is used. This is referenced in the January...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,526
Posted By BIGPHIL
Scott, Here is the Schluter classic grey next...

Scott,
Here is the Schluter classic grey next to Laticrete smoke grey as well as the matching 100% silicone caulk you asked for via pm.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,147
Posted By BIGPHIL
Eric, I suggest you look into the Oatey...

Eric,
I suggest you look into the Oatey Set-Rite flange extender if you need to add any height.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By BIGPHIL
Donn, Yep, makes sense. I've not used the Go...

Donn,
Yep, makes sense. I've not used the Go Board pro sealant, but from reading the datasheet on it, it seems a lot like the Wedi joint sealant (both are moisture curing , silyl modified polymers),...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,767
Posted By BIGPHIL
Vignesh, I recently ran into the same situation...

Vignesh,
I recently ran into the same situation with a Wedi to drywall outside corner. I ran the drywall past the Wedi so the Wedi abutts to it. I don't like having any exposed XPS foam (the blue...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By BIGPHIL
Looking good, Phil! I too like those wall tiles...

Looking good, Phil! I too like those wall tiles :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By BIGPHIL
Nick, As long as there is enough room to get at...

Nick,
As long as there is enough room to get at least some 1/2" plywood or better back there (the thickest material you can get in there) I think you can make something work. Definitely do not use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,577
Posted By BIGPHIL
Wow...that is some awesome customer service! Hats...

Wow...that is some awesome customer service! Hats off to Schluter and I'll keep that in mind for future material purchases. :yo:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By BIGPHIL
If it were mine, I'd accept nothing short of a...

If it were mine, I'd accept nothing short of a full tear out, Lacey. Nearly all of it has been improperly constructed. Given the subs complete lack of understanding of correct shower construction, I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By BIGPHIL
Welcome to the forum, Lance! Check for local...

Welcome to the forum, Lance! Check for local distributors for Laticrete products here (https://laticrete.com/en/where-to-buy). As for your anti-lippage system, most can be used with additional...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,564
Posted By BIGPHIL
Phil, They're very similar in the method of...

Phil,
They're very similar in the method of application. For Spectralock 1, I found the first wash after about 10 minutes to be the perfect amount of time to let it set up. What worked the absolute...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By BIGPHIL
Welcome to the forum, Lacey! I suggest putting an...

Welcome to the forum, Lacey! I suggest putting an immediate pause on any further work! A few issue I see right off the bat: 1) they've used mechanical fasteners on the inside and top of your curb....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,666
Posted By BIGPHIL
Not sure those pics are helping me understand the...

Not sure those pics are helping me understand the problem much...the pan is sloped to drain so there is gonna be a gap there. Was the Ditra flush with the pan before you put the Kerdi band on? If you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,666
Posted By BIGPHIL
Charlie, Can you put a straight edge on it and...

Charlie,
Can you put a straight edge on it and take a few pictures of it so we can see what you've got? Put the straight edge parallel and perpendicular to it and snap a few pics.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,232
Posted By BIGPHIL
Thanks again, Justin! Beautiful work by the way....

Thanks again, Justin! Beautiful work by the way. In that situation, had you not had bullnose cap, would you have done a metal profile, mitered corners, or some other tile that was a close enough...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,232
Posted By BIGPHIL
Davy and Justin...thanks for the tips! Justin, I...

Davy and Justin...thanks for the tips! Justin, I can see a 1/4" being no problem and bullnose caps scribed makes sense if the mud is proud of the drywall. I suppose each situation is unique and what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,232
Posted By BIGPHIL
Muddawgs, I've been following the thread and...

Muddawgs,
I've been following the thread and it's cool to hear about your techniques. I do have a question. How do you handle the return from mud to drywall? Say if the wall was well out of plumb...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By BIGPHIL
Welcome to the forum, Brian! Oh man...this...

Welcome to the forum, Brian! Oh man...this doesn't look good. Do you have any better pictures of the curb construction? I can't tell from your current pics if those are screws in the top of it. If...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By BIGPHIL
Cliff, The valve escutcheons typically have a...

Cliff,
The valve escutcheons typically have a small weep hole at the bottom to allow any water that gets in there to find its way out to the wall tile. That's also why it's important to make sure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,066
Posted By BIGPHIL
I prefer the second layout. I also like it where...

I prefer the second layout. I also like it where the backslash stops at the counter and doesn't continue all the out to the left wall.
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