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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Kimbo
Kimbo's Master Bath Re-Model

I'm on to my second bathroom re-model thanks to the great folks on this forum (and the wealth of info in the John Bridge books).

This bathroom is a 7' x 8' vaulted ceiling master bath - 1950's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By Kimbo
Curb Help - Wall Tile Before Rondec?

I'm finally ready to install my curb with Rondec profile and I'm trying to figure out the correct order of operations...

Rondec is round, so i'm thinking it makes sense to install the wall tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Spoke to a Schluter tech -- really good guys over...

Spoke to a Schluter tech -- really good guys over there. Basically told me that the threaded drain is pretty new, pretty simple install though, just tape and screw from up top.

The tech also gave...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Calling their PA office first thing in the...

Calling their PA office first thing in the morning -- will post an update on their advice. Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Schluter Shower Drain

Question on Schluter Drains... I learned that my local building code for multifamily units only allows metal drains/pipe - so looks like the Kerdi ABS/PVC options are out. I see that Schluter makes 2...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Thanks CX - can we rename this thread to "Steve...

Thanks CX - can we rename this thread to "Steve (from Tahoe) DIY Bathroom Project"?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Sub-Floor Plan Advice

Planning out my subfloor, bottom up, it's going to look like this -- anyone have thoughts if this is the right way to go for heated floors? Mainly interested in the 1" of deck mud and 1/8" of SLC to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Well you guys were spot on -- here's what my...

Well you guys were spot on -- here's what my floor currently looks like, no way patching was going to help this. Thought pulling up the dry pack would be tough but so far it's coming up in chunks...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-08-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Kimbo
Thanks for the advice all - yes condo living is...

Thanks for the advice all - yes condo living is no fun. Sounds like the car route might not work great.

I'm considering just biting the bullet and getting a Rubi TI-75 snap cutter. Most of my cuts...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-08-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Kimbo
Yeah, unfortunately had a few complaints last...

Yeah, unfortunately had a few complaints last year when i was wet sawing a granite counter top :o .
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-08-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Kimbo
Powering a Tile Saw off a car?

Has anyone had success powering a tile saw off a car? I have a SUV and an inverter and was thinking about using this combo to power the saw...

Coming off a few neighbor noise complaints and no...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Haven't pulled up all the tile yet, but have a...

Haven't pulled up all the tile yet, but have a few new additions.

The floor layers appear to be as follows (top Down):

- Thin Set
- Mud Bed
- Chicken Wire
- Cork Board
- Tar Paper
-...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
Thanks for the input all. So just curious what...

Thanks for the input all. So just curious what are the main risks if i tried to just fill a couple of the craters and thinly mud over the existing thin-set?

Floor is very level outside of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
I'm in northern California. Thanks

I'm in northern California. Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,161
Posted By Kimbo
What is this subfloor and how do I level?

Hi all - new to the forum, but have been avidly reading posts here for months. I'm in the middle of a bathroom project, and need some advice on how to best level my subfloor for 12x24 tiles.

I...
Forum: Computer Training 04-02-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By Kimbo
Third running virtual box or Parallels. Bootcamp...

Third running virtual box or Parallels. Bootcamp kinda stinks because you have to dedicate storage up front vs a Virtual Machine that just grows as it needs space.
Forum: Computer Training 04-02-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,873
Posted By Kimbo
Does this forum support Tapatalk? Tried to search...

Does this forum support Tapatalk? Tried to search for it but it didn't show up.
Forum: The Mud Box 04-02-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,270
Posted By Kimbo
Do these work when your car is parked? Have had a...

Do these work when your car is parked? Have had a bunch of garage break ins would be great to catch these guys on camera.
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