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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By pls
I used a profile in a similar situation and for...

I used a profile in a similar situation and for what ever reason decided to not put the trim piece up until after the tile was up. I used a putty knife to get mortar behind the edge of tile and then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
Thanks for the ideas. For some reason I never...

Thanks for the ideas. For some reason I never even considered putting two receptacles at the same location.

CX - would you mind explaining roughly how you are installing outlets in the drawer....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
We have finalized our design and the plumbing has...

We have finalized our design and the plumbing has been moved. Every drain and water line had to be moved. I have moved the door to make the shower a bit wider than the original. Most of the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,117
Posted By pls
What if the bottom row and top row were closer to...

What if the bottom row and top row were closer to the same height? Hard to tell from the picture what the difference is now. Would that bring the accent row down far enough for option 2. As shown I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By pls
I am not an expert at this but they will want to...

I am not an expert at this but they will want to know if they are the flat pebbles or rounded pebbles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By pls
If the pan is sitting on the floor joists you...

If the pan is sitting on the floor joists you will have to build a subfloor between joists that is even with the top of the joists. I am also working on a curbless shower so we can monitor our...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
3-it is above conditioned space. Bathroom is on...

3-it is above conditioned space. Bathroom is on second story

They went 3 for 3 on notching floor joists when putting in the shower drain, tub drain and toilet flange. I will sister these. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
For various reasons including hopefully moving...

For various reasons including hopefully moving the toilet I have removed the subfloor. It is 3/4in Advantech. The floor joists are on 12 in center and are in good shape. Some work needs to be done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
We are still refining the design. We gave up on...

We are still refining the design. We gave up on the open back design, it took up too much room. Will probably have opening on the side but no door. I will post a sketch when we get closer to a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
I hope it is ok to ask a question is someone...

I hope it is ok to ask a question is someone else’s thread. When you use a center drain Kerdi pan and have the pan then Ditra Heat then Kerdi are there any issues with changing the contour of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 890
Posted By pls
I put a Wayfair vanity in our hall bath last...

I put a Wayfair vanity in our hall bath last year. It is 5ft double vanity and was $1000. I have a picture of it under my hall bathroom thread. It is well made but not super high quality. Drawers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By pls
Look for drywall shims. They can be layered to...

Look for drywall shims. They can be layered to get a flat surface.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By pls
I went from the middle out. The buckling...

I went from the middle out. The buckling occurred after the ditra was applied. I assume the moisture from the mortar was a contributing factor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By pls
Can I be Medium Phil? I will give you something...

Can I be Medium Phil? I will give you something else to worry about. In our kids bathroom I screwed 3/8 in plywood down on 6 in center over 3/4 subfloor and put ditra on top. A couple of days...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By pls
I recently used Flexcolor CQ for the first time...

I recently used Flexcolor CQ for the first time on our tub/shower. I was pretty pleased with the results. The area I would grout before starting to wipe down kept getting smaller because it dries...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
I would be ok with something that was in the .5in...

I would be ok with something that was in the .5in range.
Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
The budget keeps going up with all of your good...

The budget keeps going up with all of your good ideas:)
The shower is on an outside wall. I would like to improved the insulation if I can. It is vinyl siding with house wrap and no insulation on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
One of our first designs was a pony wall for the...

One of our first designs was a pony wall for the entire length of the shower (6ft) and a knee wall to hide the toilet. I did a mock up and it made the area between the shower and toilet knee wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
Jeff any chance you have a picture of your...

Jeff any chance you have a picture of your recessed mirrors cabinets.
Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
We have considered a tower storage unit between...

We have considered a tower storage unit between vanity and toilet and something under the window. We have not yet been to the local cabinet store to see what our options are.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
We met with our local tile store guy and spent a...

We met with our local tile store guy and spent a couple of hours on design. We considered a number of options and he convinced us that moving the plumbing around could be pretty costly and not a lot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By pls
I ran the drywall past the Kerdi board, opposite...

I ran the drywall past the Kerdi board, opposite of what you show and then I ran a vertical strip of kerdi band that was just to the outside edge. This effectively tied the corner together. I then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
11.5 inches from front edge of vanity top to...

11.5 inches from front edge of vanity top to outside edge of door trim. Door opening is 28 in.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
I will get back to you tonight with that info. ...

I will get back to you tonight with that info.
Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By pls
The window is about 45 in above the floor. I...

The window is about 45 in above the floor. I would say moving it is a no go. I would prefer not to move the door but am willing to entertain ideas that include moving the door and plumbing. At the...
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