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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By buldogge
Alternative...

I just completed a 3rd floor kneewall bathroom.

I also have spray foam between the rafters.

I used oval ductwork and sculpted out the foam to install the duct, then re-foamed any gaps after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
A couple more...

Shower Pics...

-Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Well...

I agree...I'm just going to leave well enough alone.

So, the bathroom is basically done...still have to hang the pocket door, fab the mirror, and I won't be installing the radiator until the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Bump...

Zero opinions on yay or nah to sealing Laticrete Permacolor Select, in a walk-in shower?

Color is Platinum on walls, and Raven on floors FWIW.

TA
-Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Ok...

Well...Everything is done in the new bathroom, minus some cabinet knobs I'm waiting on, a few paint touch-ups, and the re-install of the radiator, which will have to wait until spring, as I don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Hey Tool Guy...Thanks for the response. I...

Hey Tool Guy...Thanks for the response.

I reasonably well versed in caulking...I've already caulked all joints, except this top joint. The tile guy (who disappeared) has grouted this bottom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Ok...

One last try/call for some guidance...

I have completed all the grout touch-ups.

I have completed all the silicone caulking...

MINUS, one line/junction/seam...and herein lies the problem.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 890
Posted By buldogge
Filler...

Generally, you would either just order a matching filler strip from the cabinet manufacturer...or...simply make one and match the finish.

Really, you would want to use a cab with an extended face...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Well...

^^^Slowly, but surely.

Still need to do the touch-ups...hopefully have time tomorrow afternoon...trying to come home early from work.

So...Any pointers/suggestions/warnings???

TA
-Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
A few pics...

Blue tape marks the areas I'm gonna touch up...All have been "excavated" to depth and vertically/linearly to solid grout.

Thanks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Well...

I'm finally back to this bathroom project, after the holidays...

While waiting for the tile guy to come good (he didn't), I completed everything else in the bathroom...so, now I need to step-up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By buldogge
Where are you at in Mass.? There are Floor &...

Where are you at in Mass.?

There are Floor & Decor stores in Saugus and Avon (and Nashua, if you're close to NH)...

You can get Schluter All-Set there, and I'm sure there are other appropriate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By buldogge
The kerdi benches, curbs, etc...are actually easy...

The kerdi benches, curbs, etc...are actually easy to pull apart and reconfigure.

Just remove the end "panel" carefully with a Japanese (or other thin kerf) saw or blade.

Next shorten/modify the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,006
Posted By buldogge
Well...

I'm at (basically) seal level, in St. Louis, and I just experienced the same thing with some Colorite Sil last night.

In my case it's ColorSil Satin...aint' no way I'm getting 55 linear' out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Yeah...

Hey Dan...I assumed as much...but...I could have sworn people here often touted the color consistency of Permacolor Select, in the past.

In your opinion...better to leave well enough alone with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
So...

Under the assumption that the tile guy has determined that the final small $ payment is not worth his time (my mistake for, uncharacteristically, being a "nice guy") and has ghosted me...

How to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
A few more sample pics...

A few more, there are about a dozen similar issues.

-Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Follow-up...

Well, it's been awhile, and the bathroom is 95% done.

I caved to the family and had someone lay the tile...things went relatively smoothly, but the tile guy had to have surgery and missed a couple...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Well...

I don't have any feeler gauges, here at home...but...measuring some various folded smooth cardboard with calipers, on a reliably flat surface, yields ~.035" on that one cut example.

FWIW...
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Hey CX...You've got the right tile, I'm sure. ...

Hey CX...You've got the right tile, I'm sure.

https://www.granitifiandre.com/doc/cataloghi_catalogues/usa/french_clay-FU07.pdf

"One year limited warranty

FIANDRE-USA warrants to purchasers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,565
Posted By buldogge
Progressing slowly, various issues and timelines...

Progressing slowly, various issues and timelines out of my control...but...we got back into it today. Getting started on the shower wall tile and immediately ran into an issue.

The tile is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By buldogge
Well...

You could fix/patch as necessary and then Ardex 8+9 the entire "pan".

-Mark in St. Louis
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,396
Posted By buldogge
Yes...

My comments mainly refer to using the prebuilt Schluter niches...or, if you build one from 1/2" board and build it the same way as Schluter does.

As mathman said, no fasteners thru the sides, just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,396
Posted By buldogge
Niche Observations...

I would either buy the pre-made Schluter niche, or build it from spare 1/2" kerdi board using Kerdi-fix to join the component panels. The fasteners will only be at the front face between he...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,610
Posted By buldogge
Kerdiband...

How about you just use the wider 10" kerdi band from your Kerdi board, with 2" overlap, as far out onto your drywall as you like?
...
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