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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2022, 04:04 PM
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Posted By shawninvancouver
can you be more specific? i think another trim...

can you be more specific? i think another trim will be just as messy,,, is there a way to cover the gap? some sort of L trim ? maybe mitered???
by the way the photo is not right side up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By shawninvancouver
Help needed in trimming niche

As you see the tile is in place. I had a schluter pvc plastic quadec in there and it was so bad and wably I had to pull it out. It looked like garbage. Now I need to somehow cover where the two...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-12-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By shawninvancouver
How to Clean this or do i need to re tile??

can this be cleaned or do i need to re tile?? it could be mold like.. it disapears when the shower dries.. will bleach or vinigar or some home depot stuff get rid of it??
help me!
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-11-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By shawninvancouver
any ideas here?

any ideas here?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-11-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By shawninvancouver
How to Clean this or do i need to re tile??

looks like a dark blotchy pattern over the tile.. its a natural stone ( bad idea )
i have tried some basic cleaners but is there a trick to get it gone?? some cleaner i leave on or something??
any...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-11-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By shawninvancouver
Yessss.. natural stone and soaks water in it.....

Yessss.. natural stone and soaks water in it.. its not ceramic.. but im sure it was sealed when originally done.... willl the bleach get in there to whiten it??
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-11-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By shawninvancouver
Yes, natural stone and porous... but can bleach...

Yes, natural stone and porous... but can bleach still get in to clean it if the tile was sealed??
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-10-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By shawninvancouver
any help here???

any help here???
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-10-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By shawninvancouver
How to Clean this or do i need to re tile??

Not sure what this is? mould? stains? etc.. the tile is porous.. it was sealed.. there are no leaks...
its very strange, only on one wall of the shower... tile under the shower head that gets...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By shawninvancouver
What is the best way to get water to drain with pebble tiles??

I just put down some tiny pebble tiles. I want the water to drain into the drain as fluid as possible. any tips or pointers as to how i should do the grout around the drain would be great.. I dont...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By shawninvancouver
Got it up....

Hammered the small tiles around the drain gently to break them uo.. pryed them up with a screwdriver so all edges of the drain was clear.. then used small pry bar to pry up the drain.. it slid right...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By shawninvancouver
I just need to raise the drain up enough to level...

I just need to raise the drain up enough to level up with a new layer of tile... whats that like 1/4 to 1/2 inch if that.. ? also whats the best way to break up the tile around the drain to get a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By shawninvancouver
Ok

you are right .. what i should have said was the abs pipe attached to the drain coming up.. not the collar - i assume the collar is the flat disc that is pressed in the thinset to keep the drain in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By shawninvancouver
Ok

what parts will slide up if i pry up? the drain only or do you think i can get the collar to slide up as well?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By shawninvancouver
Any Ideas here?

can anyone help??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By shawninvancouver
How do i pull up Schluter drain??

I have some discolored tile and i want to put a new layer of tile on top as opposed to ripping up old tile off the schluter shower base. How can i raise the drain up about 1/4 to 1/2 inch to level...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-29-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,726
Posted By shawninvancouver
thanks for reply

this show was done 3 to 4 years ago.. it is a schleuter pan and i did it.. pan was done perfect.. slope in pan was fine as its apre done foam pan by schleuter.. tile should also be ok as these are...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-29-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,726
Posted By shawninvancouver
How do I get stains off shower floor

this is a porus tole like travertine or some natural stone.. it was sealed and it about 3 years old. walls are fine and so are most areas... just some black stains around drain. I have tried bleach...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,422
Posted By shawninvancouver
Check out the tub surround almost done

not bad for an amateur.... lots of work though... how do you guys do this in days,,,??????
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,422
Posted By shawninvancouver
yeah - the "rain shower head" is not the kind...

yeah - the "rain shower head" is not the kind that trickles water out like rain.. it sprays it.. but we like hard spray....

i guess we wont know until we shower... and the head can be changed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,422
Posted By shawninvancouver
hey bob, im not sure on the psi. how would i...

hey bob,
im not sure on the psi. how would i test it? the other shower works fine with a normal shower head and no water restricter its good pressure. i think i have 1/2 inch pipes and 40gal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,422
Posted By shawninvancouver
its a kerdi system and my pro pal did it for me -...

its a kerdi system and my pro pal did it for me - was done greeeeaaat. tile is goor and grouted and sealed with good sealer.. cant wait to use it.

do you guys know anything about shower heads?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,422
Posted By shawninvancouver
clear would be better around the plate and shower...

clear would be better around the plate and shower arm.

is it possible to clear caulk over the grout of the edges for extra protection? or the caulk wont stick to grout?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,422
Posted By shawninvancouver
some of the gaps were a bit to big to caulk (...

some of the gaps were a bit to big to caulk ( tiles came up just a bit short - to short to cut tiles to fit in so i had to grout it....)

i sealed the grout really good.. i can tell as on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,422
Posted By shawninvancouver
Hey, does it help to put clear caulking over...

Hey,
does it help to put clear caulking over the corner grout? and pan edge grout?
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