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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By MTy
From a DIYer perspective, as far as where to buy...

From a DIYer perspective, as far as where to buy fixtures... (I am not affiliated in any way) but I had great success with build.com. They have a nice feature where if you make an account you can add...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Thanks CX. I may just get some 1/4 cbu. Didn't...

Thanks CX. I may just get some 1/4 cbu. Didn't want to deal with the stuff but the sureply I have is for another project and buying a thing of cbu would be cheaper than more sureply. It's too bad the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Kerdi board cannot be removed at this point....

Kerdi board cannot be removed at this point. Sureply manufacturer seams to indicate installation of ceramic tile is ok....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
The tile and stacked stone in the picture will be...

The tile and stacked stone in the picture will be going in a niche that is backed with kerdi board and is in a non wet area. I need to get the tile to the same height as the stone.

Luan is the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By MTy
Custom is almost always more expensive even if...

Custom is almost always more expensive even if you do the labor itself. If you are talking about having them make a new door to replace the missing one, probably not worth it. If that door is missing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By MTy
Is this what you have?...

Is this what you have? https://www.amazon.com/DreamLine-SHDR-6360602-01-Sapphire-56-60-Chrome/dp/B07JFMR3FR

If panels are missing I'd contact who you got it from.

Not a pro but I'm having a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Floor is tiled and grouted! Spent a long time...

Floor is tiled and grouted! Spent a long time working to make sure the patterns flowed to get a seamless look. I knew the grout color was close but I'm surprised by how close.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
1. Any reason I can't use versabond lft in place...

1. Any reason I can't use versabond lft in place of regular versabond to set my 2x2 shower floor 12x12 mosaics? Don't have anymore regular but have left over lft from my floor tile (opened...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-24-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,810
Posted By MTy
Not a pro but the first attached picture is what...

Not a pro but the first attached picture is what it's supposed to look like (at least I hope, haha) the second is what it's supposed to look like once the kerdi is installed.

You said you fired...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Set most of my floor tile today. Tile is 12x24...

Set most of my floor tile today. Tile is 12x24 through body porcelain set with versabond. Is 3 days enough time before walking on it to measure for the cuts?

Same amount of time for breaking the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Good Morning! 1. Laid out my floor tile....

Good Morning!

1. Laid out my floor tile. Mostly full tiles but I will need to shift the layout a bit to get a larger sliver under the vanity. This will also give larger tiles next to the shower....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By MTy
My tiles are porcelain and are not mesh backed...

My tiles are porcelain and are not mesh backed but dot set, so the answer is yes but I don't know how it would do with yours. I suspect it would hold the ones on the clamped side just fine. But the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By MTy
Not a pro but I had shower floor tile that...

Not a pro but I had shower floor tile that wouldnt cut well on the saw without breaking. So I made something like the device in this thread....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Thanks Davy, what would you recommend other than...

Thanks Davy, what would you recommend other than versabond? I don't mind spending 10-15 extra to make they don't fall off in the future. I have equal access to Homers, Floor and Decor, and Lowe's.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Ditra is going down this week, floor tile this...

Ditra is going down this week, floor tile this weekend. I'm putting cove tile behind the toilet. Based on a suggestion I saw on an old thread here the cove is going on top of the first tile row.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Is there a technique to grouting walls that helps...

Is there a technique to grouting walls that helps prevent globs of grout falling to the floor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By MTy
I agree with Joe, my experience as well. A...

I agree with Joe, my experience as well. A thought. It sounds like you really want a walk in shower but don't want some of the troubles or difficulties in building a tiled pan. Have you considered an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Thanks Dan, I picked up epoxy grout float. ...

Thanks Dan, I picked up epoxy grout float.

Going to start grouting the shower this week. So I can lay the curb, which test fit well, and get the glass guy in on Monday to measure. Finally found...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
3. I'm using flexcolor cq for grout. According...

3. I'm using flexcolor cq for grout. According the instructions I should use a "medium to hard rubber float." I have a float that I've used for cement grouts in the past. It's rubber but feels pretty...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Nearly to the ceiling. Window actually turned out...

Nearly to the ceiling. Window actually turned out pretty good.

1. I'm putting some stacked stone in the tub niche. Panels are 6x24 but will be cutting them down. 1/2 to 1 inch thick. What's the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,674
Posted By MTy
FWIW I'm not a pro but have the diamond back. It...

FWIW I'm not a pro but have the diamond back. It doesn't do a bad job. Chips the ceramic wall tile I have a small amount, with a mid range blade. But I'm using white grout and don't think it will be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
I've surveyed the household and the cat either...

I've surveyed the household and the cat either said "feed me" or "get out of my face," can never tell but it wasn't A. or B., Haha. Right now the cat excepted I'm the only one who has to look at it....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
1. Tiling layout question. To avoid slivers...

1. Tiling layout question.

To avoid slivers at the window I have decided to "frame" it with my tile. I can't miter the frame without slivers as well nor can I get all full size tiles. So is A. or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
A bump on this one. Maybe some clarification on...

A bump on this one. Maybe some clarification on my questions will help.

1. Got this covered now .

2. My biggest concern is the pieces sagging before the thinset dries. When dealing with odd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,664
Posted By MTy
Tiling is coming along, slowly but it's coming....

Tiling is coming along, slowly but it's coming. The small niche took me forever. It's not perfect but white grout will hide the imperfections.

I've got one more row to do before I stop behind the...
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