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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Jepjep13
So we are several dozen showers in at this point...

So we are several dozen showers in at this point and all the grout lines are drying up pretty uniformly and within a few hours. I would say the issues are resolved. Thank you everyone for your time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2020, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Jepjep13
Grouted on Monday with the same hydroment sanded...

Grouted on Monday with the same hydroment sanded rapid cure bostik and took first showers Sat. Only a couple showers in but so far so good. Seems all the grout lines are drying out within a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2020, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Jepjep13
Yes, thank you it feels like it. I think this...

Yes, thank you it feels like it. I think this layout came out straighter or more square than the original so that’s nice.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2020, 10:42 PM
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Posted By Jepjep13
Got the floor down. Probably grout it tomorrow

Got the floor down. Probably grout it tomorrow
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Jepjep13
Got the drain set and did some final grinding on...

Got the drain set and did some final grinding on the floor. Should be able to lay the floor next weekend.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Jepjep13
Hello. Holidays, waiting for the grinding wheel...

Hello. Holidays, waiting for the grinding wheel and dust shroud, plus being sick pushed work back some but I got the floor ground and increased the slope tremendously. I got all the under cut cleaned...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Jepjep13
Thank you. Could you elaborate as to why? Less...

Thank you. Could you elaborate as to why? Less traction or something more to do with getting wet regularly?? So you would either do sanded or epoxy?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Yes, thank you. We did find some issues we expect...

Yes, thank you. We did find some issues we expect contributed to the problem such as some of the pebbles used to protect the weep holes were actually small enough to go into and block the holes to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Jepjep13
Broke down and got the air chisel from my...

Broke down and got the air chisel from my brothers.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Jepjep13
Trimmed the liner back and made sure the weep...

Trimmed the liner back and made sure the weep holes are clear. Started pulling the floor up. You can see the holes in the grout and the moisture in the thin set and mud bed
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
So it looks like the ring of pebbles that was...

So it looks like the ring of pebbles that was supposed to protect the weep holes was sufficient but some were too small and actually wound up in the weep holes, that coupled with silicone squeezing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Jepjep13
Thank you. And yes I agree that if I don’t change...

Thank you. And yes I agree that if I don’t change the floor material (marble) that this may all be for not. But at least I will have eliminated some variables and know I have done all I can. I got...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Can the locking ring be installed in either of...

Can the locking ring be installed in either of these configurations?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Yeah I’m def not cutting out the liner. I think...

Yeah I’m def not cutting out the liner. I think the preslope is sufficient and I’ve seen demo’s mocked up and tested with no preslope that once saturated still shed all the test water, 5gal, through...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Not sure what you mean by clear it out. The weep...

Not sure what you mean by clear it out. The weep holes? Or the whole upper mud bed?

I was thinking of taking up most of the floor, leaving the outside perimeter tiles that are tucked under the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Jepjep13
Yes I pulled the plug for the pics. I built...

Yes I pulled the plug for the pics.

I built this shower.

You can see the pebbles in the mud side wall but being that I packed the hell out of it, it looks like the mud fully enveloped around...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2019, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Jepjep13
And still exploring..., Thoughts?

And still exploring...,

Thoughts?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
So when I posted here I had also reached out to...

So when I posted here I had also reached out to Bostik. They asked for pics which I sent them. They called back and referred me to the area rep who also asked for pics and said he would consult with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Maybe the weep holes got plugged some how idk. I...

Maybe the weep holes got plugged some how idk. I don’t really want to switch floor materials at this point because my perimeter row is under the bottom wall tiles. If it were not I would switch to a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
I think it will just become too saturated at some...

I think it will just become too saturated at some point to the degree it causes damage in some fashion. I just don’t think I can look at it and watch it continue. I really feel that the grout,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Here are some pics of the slope. Facing the...

Here are some pics of the slope.

Facing the shower head - about 29” from wall to center drain with a good 3/8”+ fall

Rear wall to center drain 29” with 7/16”+ fall

Left to center of drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Everything is solid as a rock. There is no...

Everything is solid as a rock.

There is no surface water proofing other than red guard coming about in inch or so off the wall. See pic. The only other thing, and I don’t have a pic of it, is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
Thank you. And yes I have heard that about marble...

Thank you. And yes I have heard that about marble but others say it’s notbthat bad, idk. Water seems to sit on the marble dam cap just fine but it’s 5/8” thick too;) Where the discoloration is around...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,154
Posted By Jepjep13
HELP! Water under marble shower floor

Hello,

We recently finished our master bath shower after gutting it to the studs and removing the fiberglass shower pan. We chose a porcelain “marble look” 12”x24” tile for the walls, 2” Carrera...
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