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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,400
Posted By Davery
It was not "pre-mixed thinset". I mixed the...

It was not "pre-mixed thinset". I mixed the thinset.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,400
Posted By Davery
The trap has water and looks OK. The tile was...

The trap has water and looks OK. The tile was installed with thinset, not mastic. I don't think the smell is coming from the drain. The shower only smells when it is wet. We are on a well and do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,400
Posted By Davery
I actually about leave the fan on just about...

I actually about leave the fan on just about 24/7. I wouldn't think the toilet or sink would cause a smell when I use the shower, but I guess anything is possible.

Upon further inspection, it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,400
Posted By Davery
Smell from Tiled Shower

About 10 years ago I tiled my shower in he master bath with porcelain floor tile and the Kerdi system. I used the preformed floor from Kerdi. Over the past year there has sometimes developed a musty...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-10-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By Davery
I fully understand no sealer will be waterproof...

I fully understand no sealer will be waterproof forever. In fact, I am conflicted about even trying to waterproof the grout. Since I am on a crawl space I have concerns about moister trying to come...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-08-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By Davery
Using Concrete Sealer on Grout?

Can I use concrete sealer on grout? I'm looking for something that may be water resistant in my family room.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-05-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By Davery
Thanks for the replies. The dog is old, so we are...

Thanks for the replies. The dog is old, so we are past the point of training. How about a concrete waterproof sealer? Would it harm the grout?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-04-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By Davery
Waterproofing Floor Tile Grout

We just installed 18" tiles in our family room over a crawl space. We have a dog and we were originally thinking of putting up a pet gate to keep him out of the room to prevent urine stains. Would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By Davery
The deck already is pitched. Why would I need to...

The deck already is pitched. Why would I need to waterproof the framing? It's not waterproof now.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By Davery
Tell Me Why This Wouldn't Work

Has anyone every tiled an outdoor deck? Assuming the framing and planks are OK, can you cover with 1/2 backerboard and install outdoor tile? Tell me why this will not work.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,593
Posted By Davery
I had the same issue on the shower size when I...

I had the same issue on the shower size when I did my bath a few years ago. I didn't really have the budget for an expensive custom shower door. I just made small 12" wall from the fixture side of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By Davery
I started this about three months ago, so there...

I started this about three months ago, so there are several threads. Mostly about grout colors.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By Davery
New Backsplash

Thanks for everyones help with my backsplash. Here are the pics.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
Well I mixed a 7 lb bag of white into the 25 lb...

Well I mixed a 7 lb bag of white into the 25 lb bag of dark blue. It lightened up a bit, but not much. It looks pretty good, but I think I am going to make a wash of blue acrylic and water. I might...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
I have about 13 sf of pebble tiles. A 25 lb bag...

I have about 13 sf of pebble tiles. A 25 lb bag of grout should be more than enough. Thanks for the info. Any ideas how long it will take for the grout to dry and show it's true color? I was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
Mixing Two Different Color Grouts

I am using a blue pebble tile on a backsplash. My wife picked out a Custom sanded blue grout and we ordered it. Now that I have it in front of me, the color on the bag looks too dark. Can I mix in a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
UPDATE-I have looked at most of the grouts listed...

UPDATE-I have looked at most of the grouts listed and still have not found the right color. I could not find anyone in the area that has a color chart for Davco or Hydroment. I am thinking we just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
I was kind of wondering about using a watered...

I was kind of wondering about using a watered down acrylic paint over a white grout. Would the watered down acrylic sink into the grout? This would make wiping the tiles off much easier than with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
Paint could be pretty hard. I'm wanting to use...

Paint could be pretty hard. I'm wanting to use penny rounds for the background. That's a lot of edges. Maybe I will look into the pigments a little more. I wish I could find an actual stain that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
Ah, I see. I was thinking of pigments. Is this...

Ah, I see. I was thinking of pigments. Is this colorant like a paint? I have used the paint before. It seems to get good results, but takes a LONG time. Is this product like paint or more like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
I have been looking at the colorant. I was...

I have been looking at the colorant. I was thinking of getting the teal and maybe a blue. I could mix them to get the right color. I was thinking I would need to mix all the grout at the same time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,380
Posted By Davery
Colored Grout Question

So I am on my next project - a tropical fish backsplash. I am making the fish out of different colors of glazed ceramic tiles and want to use an aqua penny round tile for the backround. I want the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By Davery
I usually do make a paper copy of the mural and...

I usually do make a paper copy of the mural and number the tiles. I also take a lot of pictures of the mural on my garage floor.

Thanks for all the compliments.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By Davery
Thanks. I really enjoy making these. I'll post...

Thanks. I really enjoy making these. I'll post pics when I get done, but it will not be for a couple of months. Here is the bathroom floor I did it three years ago. The hardest part of making...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By Davery
I may try the "luaun sandwich".

I may try the "luaun sandwich".
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