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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 11:42 AM
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Posted By gcc
Thanks! Yes it does. once the shelves go up it...

Thanks! Yes it does. once the shelves go up it will complete it but I feel good about it. The black tiles look weird in the pic because some are beveled and some aren't, but all in all, in person...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 11:00 PM
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Posted By gcc
Hi all, It’s been a few days since I posted...

Hi all,

It’s been a few days since I posted any updates. Bathroom is just about finished - all that is left is to put up some glass shelves above the toilet so aside from those, here a a few pics...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 170
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Posted By gcc
Greg's New Shower Project

I think you are right - but those sheets don’t have any stamps on them for dye lots. But obviously has to be - can’t think of another reason.

I will probably leave it alone. I don’t like it but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 10:16 PM
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Posted By gcc
Lowe’s. ...

Lowe’s.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Greg's New Shower Project

Haven’t been able to catch a break lately with the progress...lol! A few issues but I think we are just going to live with them.

The first is the floor perimeter. While I was careful to check...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By gcc
Thank you. I can sleep tonight [emoji1787] ...

Thank you. I can sleep tonight [emoji1787]


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Sorry - I meant the schluter logo shaped holes...

Sorry - I meant the schluter logo shaped holes that go around the edge of the drain.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201219/639f449209bfc02ba86bca931fb44bf5.jpg

None of the mortar seeped...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2020, 08:31 PM
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Posted By gcc
Before I put Kerdi on it, can someone confirm...

Before I put Kerdi on it, can someone confirm this is ok and if not what to do? Now that I look at it again I’m not sure I have enough mud overlapping the drain holes. Is this a problem?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2020, 03:38 PM
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Posted By gcc
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201218/3dcc3514...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201218/3dcc35141b7c2f756dee0a3abe776e5e.jpg

Mortar bed is in. It took me wayyyyyy too long. I kept going back to make it better and in doing so kept messing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2020, 08:42 PM
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Posted By gcc
It may be hard to see in the pics but I used...

It may be hard to see in the pics but I used grout refresh to seal the grout and so far it looks much much better!

1. Next up is mortar bed tomorrow. I’ll let it dry overnight. When I put Kerdi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By gcc
Well good news and bad news. The tiles came out...

Well good news and bad news. The tiles came out much better. I’m glad I switched them out!! Bad news is that I am absolutely terrible at grouting with anything but flexcolor CQ. I went with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Assuming everything went ok with the replacing of...

Assuming everything went ok with the replacing of the tiles yesterday, I was thinking of grouting the glass accent tile today. That will be a black unsansed (keracolor u) grout. The rest of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2020, 09:20 PM
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Posted By gcc
Greg's New Shower Project

Well - it took forever to do what seems like very little tile but I’m done. All of the tiles were able to be coaxed off by prying with a screwdriver. I used a scrap piece of Kerdi board up against...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2020, 09:51 AM
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Posted By gcc
Gotta wait til tonight when I get home. Screw...

Gotta wait til tonight when I get home. Screw driver and hammer to maybe chisel? Kerdi fix any damage?

Just a thought - could I use Kerdi fix to adhere the new tile? They are such small...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2020, 07:39 AM
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Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Hi all, Before the thinset hardens even more...

Hi all,

Before the thinset hardens even more (it’s already hardened) I was wondering how difficult it would be to just bust out the corner tiles and try to replace those small pieces. Is that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By gcc
Hey guys, So I have kind of an issue that...

Hey guys,

So I have kind of an issue that might be too late to fix. We put up the glass accent strip and I tried taping the back when cutting but still had some instances where the black backing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By gcc
Ok so the trim plate does cover the tile. That's...

Ok so the trim plate does cover the tile. That's a relief. It's close but it covers it. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
It does have a gasket. I will check it when I...

It does have a gasket. I will check it when I get home - I hope it covers!! I was so focused on the other cuts I didn’t even notice that might be an issue! Ugh!

If the gasket is an issue I can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Hi all, Tiling is coming along. Have made...

Hi all,

Tiling is coming along. Have made some dumb mistakes but nothing terrible so far. A few questions moving on:

1. When I finish tiling the walls I will pull the ledger boards. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Decided to fix the slope with Kerdi board over...

Decided to fix the slope with Kerdi board over the bench. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201207/e75051bad0c8104a0d7b64faf0bef664.jpg...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
I do have a piece of Kerdi board large enough to...

I do have a piece of Kerdi board large enough to cover the top. Maybe thinset that on top at a better slope? I’ll check with a smaller level when I get home to make sure - I was using a larger...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
So I mudded the bench last night. Needed more...

So I mudded the bench last night. Needed more mud than I originally thought so I made two batches. First batch was great. Second batch I made was way too wet but I got it in there. Any reason I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
I just checked and I have a strip of membrane...

I just checked and I have a strip of membrane leftover from my friend’s project. It isn’t wide enough to cover the whole thing with one piece but I could cover the top with two pieces and then use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Greg's New Shower Project

I wasn’t planning on it. Do I have to? The instructions for the bench just say to just waterproof the screw holes. I didn’t think the rest had to be waterproofed.

I don’t have a big enough...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,831
Posted By gcc
Hi all, Seamed today and put in the bench. ...

Hi all,

Seamed today and put in the bench. I still need to put the mud in the bench. I screwed it in and then I unscrewed it, put Kerdi fix in the holes, then ran a small bead of it across the...
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