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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Ficken
thanks!

I've never used ditra (I say that like I've done more than one tile floor). I will check it out as I think it will make our kitchen floor height more level with the surrounding rooms, and save our...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Ficken
couple more kitchen floor questions

To recap what we have currently: "The subfloor is tongue and groove planks on the diagonal. Above that is oak flooring. Then I think we have a layer or two of linoleum, 1/4" plywood, 1/4" cement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Ficken
tile soup

Sorry if this thread is too old to comment upon.

When I moved into my first house, a bunch of the original aqua 4x4 tiles were falling off of the shower walls. The first thing I "cooked" in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,514
Posted By Ficken
beautiful

You go girl! That floor looks GREAT! (I was refreshing myself on subfloor and underlayment and happened upon your post.)

Between the tile and the carpeted room, I would do a wooden threshold...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Ficken
Thank you gentlemen, for the advice and the...

Thank you gentlemen, for the advice and the product recommendation! The "rapid setting" on the Prism is a little scary...I don't work fast. Small batches, I guess.

James, loved your signature...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Ficken
grout confirmation please

Hi folks,

I need to regrout the bottom half of the tub enclosure. Tile walls go up to the ceiling. The width between tiles is is 1/8", and existing grout appears to be sanded. When I give the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Ficken
Or maybe we just keep the "rustic" hardwood...

Or maybe we just keep the "rustic" hardwood underneath...LOL! We have a dog though, and the excitement when we tell her it's walk time would probably destroy wood.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Ficken
Thank you! I was looking for that confirmation...

Thank you! I was looking for that confirmation that most of the stuff I've seen as far as the floor is incorrect. (A young man who was a builder apprentice practiced on this house. Then the next...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Ficken
Awww! Too bad THIS place is closed. My guy...

Awww!

Too bad THIS place is closed. My guy had the same busted toothbrush holder in his bath, and we were able to get a replacement. It was worth the trip, cause this place was WILD.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Ficken
why are tiles cracking and coming loose?

Hello all,

Haha! Apparently I last visited this forum in 2004, which would have been right around when I was laying kitchen tile two houses ago. A floor, table, and two backsplashes later, I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2004, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By Ficken
My name is Tara. Thanks for the confirmation!!

My name is Tara. Thanks for the confirmation!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2004, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By Ficken
tile top table

After tiling my kitchen floor with fairly decent results, Mom has put in her order for a tile top table for her porch. It will be in a covered screen porch, but when the wind gets blowing, it will...
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