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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,409
Posted By kdzgon
Thanks for the quick answers...Yes, John - that's...

Thanks for the quick answers...Yes, John - that's what I meant. I don't want to completely avoid filling anything, I just want to preserve some texture.

Dave, I'm a little confused - what did you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,409
Posted By kdzgon
Grout release vs sealer before grouting?

Hi, all,

It's been a while, but I'm hoping you can help me out here. Tried a search here first, but most results referenced slate - don't know if the answer would be different.

I'm putting up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,075
Posted By kdzgon
I have a full (light colored) Corian shower and a...

I have a full (light colored) Corian shower and a Corian bath ledge in a different bathroom - problem with Corian is whatever is behind the Corian can show through. I used clear silicone to install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,788
Posted By kdzgon
I did a search first, Bob - that's why I asked...

I did a search first, Bob - that's why I asked your opinion :). Most sites recommended a professional, although the preliminary price quotes are not all that bad considering.

Richie,

Thanks for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,788
Posted By kdzgon
Hi, Bob! Thanks for the quick response - was...

Hi, Bob!

Thanks for the quick response - was just updating my avatar, considering those boys are now 5 years old - I cannot believe how time has flown!

Is that something I can do myself, or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,788
Posted By kdzgon
Finishing edges slate walkway?

Hi, all,

It's been a long time since I've been able to visit here, but I'm back looking for some help, if possible. I did do a search, and saw Brian's beautiful walk (several times). Due to my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,828
Posted By kdzgon
Tracy, I'm no expert, but I just wanted to...

Tracy,

I'm no expert, but I just wanted to comment that by your last question, it seems you might do well to stop, take a deep breath and review some of the info available in the "liberry". It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By kdzgon
If you cannot use ceramic tile, how about cork?...

If you cannot use ceramic tile, how about cork? It comes in tiles that can be glued or as a floating floor as well. Depending on your budget, you can get it in a multitude of colors as well.

Laurie
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,008
Posted By kdzgon
I really appreciate the responses from those with...

I really appreciate the responses from those with Warmly Yours - I found your comparisons to be objective, clear-cut and easy to understand. I used SunTouch in our main bathroom because it was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By kdzgon
I actually did something somewhat similar on one...

I actually did something somewhat similar on one bathroom wall, but with 4" tile. I boxed out a rectangle, and set tiles on a diagonal within the "frame". The bottom half of the wall was set as a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,489
Posted By kdzgon
Remove tile from concrete subfloor?

What is the best way to remove ceramic tile from a cement subfloor? (Bathroom floor is only approx 3'x4'.) There is a horizontal crack across the front of the vanity and toilet (already removed and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,538
Posted By kdzgon
I am far from a pro, but I definitely have my...

I am far from a pro, but I definitely have my preference, developed very quickly. Most times, I prefer cement fiber board (Hardibacker), even though it is a little more expensive. It is smoother and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,143
Posted By kdzgon
posted by cx "If the rest of the shower is sound,...

posted by cx "If the rest of the shower is sound, Pat, and the pan replacement is done correctly, it need not fail."

Yes, but replacing the whole shower is so much more fun, and usually much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,008
Posted By kdzgon
We installed a heated floor in our bathroom redo...

We installed a heated floor in our bathroom redo a few years ago, and I'm sorry we didn't do the master bath as well. I have not used Warmly Yours, but we used SunTouch http://www.suntouch.net/ ,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,714
Posted By kdzgon
If you are going to be nailing a lot of...

If you are going to be nailing a lot of hardibacker, you might want to rent a nail gun.... also one big drawback to using hardi as shims is nailing or screwing through 2 layers of the stuff.

Are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By kdzgon
Todd,I wouldn't even need to leave tiles, as the...

Todd,I wouldn't even need to leave tiles, as the wall is just beyond where the tiles end. I'm leaving the bathroom tiles alone, but cutting back that wall will really make a big change for the better...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,971
Posted By kdzgon
My post may be too late for the design issue, but...

My post may be too late for the design issue, but I'll weigh in anyway. I think the tiles would be too large for the counter, especially considering the size used on the floor. I think the balance...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,144
Posted By kdzgon
from the website: Can Warm Tiles cables be...

from the website:

Can Warm Tiles cables be installed in showers?

Generally, Warm Tiles cables can be installed in shower areas by installing the cables in a scratch coat using the standard...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,143
Posted By kdzgon
I think you should just bite the bullet and...

I think you should just bite the bullet and decide to remove all the tile before going any further 'cause I'd say the odds are good you'll end up there, anyway, and it'll make the removal so much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By kdzgon
New project, need advice re: cracks & more

Hello, all - it's been a while :)
I'm working on a (near) total condo renovation, and I have a few questions (technical and design). The plan is to sell this unit upon completion (time to look for...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-27-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By kdzgon
Shawn, We actually gutted the downstairs and...

Shawn,
We actually gutted the downstairs and created an apartment for them, so they are our "tenants" (at a VERY favorable rate...) - the door fix is minimal. (The reason we did not replace the...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-26-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,107
Posted By kdzgon
Don't forget that the big box stores simply carry...

Don't forget that the big box stores simply carry supplies for homeowners to imitate the many DIY shows on TV (most sponsored by the very same big box stores). You know the shows I mean - ones that...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-26-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By kdzgon
DUH. Thanks, guys. I don't know where my head is...

DUH. Thanks, guys. I don't know where my head is at - I opened my mouth before thinking things through. I looked at the door and hinges. Yes, due to the casing and moldings the door can not swing...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-24-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By kdzgon
need door hinge advice

I need to change a set of (bathroom) door hinges so that the door will open flat against the outside wall of the bathroom (~180% travel). The door is a standard-sized hollow core door (68"(?) x...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-16-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 401,871
Posted By kdzgon
John, I'd call it a family well-scattered,...

John,

I'd call it a family well-scattered, for sure. It has taken several years to assemble everyone for a picture, thanks in large part to military schedule conflicts. It also makes for lively...
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