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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By steve26
Hi Andy and sorry, but that is not enough info....

Hi Andy and sorry, but that is not enough info. where is the crack and what is the damage? Is it an expansion joint?...........................................
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-23-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,997
Posted By steve26
Chase, I do not believe that this was done by...

Chase,
I do not believe that this was done by an architect.
It doesn't make sence at all; I wouldn't even waste my time to put a proposal in to this one.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-23-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By steve26
Pebble floor is one of your problems; ¼” slope is...

Pebble floor is one of your problems; ¼” slope is not enough for pebbles.
Do the flood test as CX said and you will see where the problem is.
Sorry to say, but 99% sure installation related. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,285
Posted By steve26
1/4" cement board will do the pebbles

1/4" cement board will do the pebbles
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,285
Posted By steve26
Hi Rob, You could use a glass door hinged on...

Hi Rob,
You could use a glass door hinged on the left side swinging in and out. Or a folding door hinges on the left.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-23-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By steve26
Hi Stew, That accent tile perhaps is not made...

Hi Stew,
That accent tile perhaps is not made for wet areas.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-22-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,680
Posted By steve26
Brad, you will be alone on this one; nobody...

Brad, you will be alone on this one; nobody warranties 32 oc., but if the Schlueter rep. says it’s OK to use XL, I would ask him to get that in writing.
Good luck
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,990
Posted By steve26
One should never use vinegar within the first 21...

One should never use vinegar within the first 21 days, at least I don't.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-21-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,680
Posted By steve26
Brad, why not call the HO from 10 Years ago. If...

Brad, why not call the HO from 10 Years ago. If they would have had a problem, they would have called you.
Than again, 32" on center sounds crazy for now; I bet in 20 years from now we go to 60 inch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,368
Posted By steve26
Kerdi or not, I would use cement board on the...

Kerdi or not, I would use cement board on the ceiling, but that is me!!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-21-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 125,225
Posted By steve26
Paul, could the use of PL void the Schlueter...

Paul, could the use of PL void the Schlueter warranty?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,791
Posted By steve26
I’m sorry, but there is nothing to talk about,...

I’m sorry, but there is nothing to talk about, the floor (including the liner) and at least the first row on the walls have to go.
There are tile installers and butchers, you got the butcher....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By steve26
And everything else:goodluck:

And everything else:goodluck:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-16-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,713
Views: 1,568,714
Posted By steve26
One would assume if water goes behind the liner a...

One would assume if water goes behind the liner a problem will appear soon, no matter what was used to fasten the liner.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By steve26
A piece of marble or granite used as a threshold...

A piece of marble or granite used as a threshold could solve the issue.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-15-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By steve26
A while back I went to Buchtal’s factory in...

A while back I went to Buchtal’s factory in Germany, all I can say, unbelievable.
I remember V&B came out years ago with a coating for tiles to self clean.
However, the grout line is still the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,050
Posted By steve26
I would wait till Sunday, so you can talk to the...

I would wait till Sunday, so you can talk to the tile setter.
Ask him how the shower was built. What kind and color of thin set mortar was used and so on.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,050
Posted By steve26
Would you know by any chance what kind of setting...

Would you know by any chance what kind of setting material was used on floor and wall?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,050
Posted By steve26
Next question I have, what are the walls facing...

Next question I have, what are the walls facing in other words, does any of this walls face the outside?
BTW, sometimes the faucet leaks only once so often. I would put paper towel on the floor and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,717
Posted By steve26
You’re welcome Mitch, I love to help:tup1:

You’re welcome Mitch, I love to help:tup1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,050
Posted By steve26
Are you sure the shower head isn't leaking? The...

Are you sure the shower head isn't leaking? The marble looks yellow to the right and up the wall to the right, no?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By steve26
A picture could be helpful

A picture could be helpful
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By steve26
Hi Sal, Let’s try this: Scrape out all the...

Hi Sal,
Let’s try this:
Scrape out all the old stuff in the corners and the perimeter around the shower were the wall meets the floor with a grinder and/ or FINE tool and/ or a scraper/ sheetrock...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-13-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 37,950
Posted By steve26
Yeh, New Zealand is beautiful, as seen on "lord...

Yeh, New Zealand is beautiful, as seen on "lord of the ring"
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By steve26
Is there movement in the floor when you walk on...

Is there movement in the floor when you walk on the floor? Did you leave the perimeter joint completely open (not grouted in at all)? How big is the floor?
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