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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By BustedThumb
I want to use a drop-in whirlpool in a three walled installation, how?

My current master bath has a 5' clawfoot tub in a 48"x80" opening with one large window to the exterior. There is a much better selection of drop-in whirlpools than traditional three wall tubs.

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,849
Posted By BustedThumb
There *is* an obligation to notify the customer...

There *is* an obligation to notify the customer of pre-existing conditions that will prohibit an installation from meeting minimum industry standards; or, in situations like my own, meeting the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2005, 07:27 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,849
Posted By BustedThumb
With good photos, I don't need to see the tile...

With good photos, I don't need to see the tile job in person to see a crappy installation...so your point is what?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,849
Posted By BustedThumb
No need to ask for a beatin' Scott, but it...

No need to ask for a beatin' Scott, but it wouldn't hurt ya to read the thread from page one. There is a lot of information that you can't get at the end of the story :bonk:

I've seen a few more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,849
Posted By BustedThumb
See...Davy has some good advice :D

See...Davy has some good advice :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,849
Posted By BustedThumb
Christ fellas, isn't there a one of you in FL...

Christ fellas, isn't there a one of you in FL that will stand toe toe with this installer??? From what I have read, I see at least two horse azz', one that layed the tile and one that is backing him...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 44,971
Posted By BustedThumb
Thanks for the clarification...I am sure it will...

Thanks for the clarification...I am sure it will look great when it's finished.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2005, 09:15 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 44,971
Posted By BustedThumb
I saw the small rectangle behind the door and was...

I saw the small rectangle behind the door and was not sure what it was or is. Return air grille or symbol for the switchbox? If the switches are behind the door when you open the door, wouldn't that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 44,971
Posted By BustedThumb
Marcus, all the plans look workable...all would...

Marcus, all the plans look workable...all would be better with a pocket door. Did you decide not to use one?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,977
Posted By BustedThumb
JB, are you saying MB lives in "fantasy land" or...

JB, are you saying MB lives in "fantasy land" or literally lives in Cali?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-10-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By BustedThumb
It is quite possible that the county will give...

It is quite possible that the county will give you an ADA exemption and then the inspector will have lots of bullets to nail you with later...like, where are the grab bars, the height of the controls...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,022
Posted By BustedThumb
At first I was wondering what the heck "sd" was...

At first I was wondering what the heck "sd" was until I read further.

He sd she sd :D



That is horsecrap, not written as we say it in Texas though!

A polished edge should not have a chip...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,247
Posted By BustedThumb
I would like to tile my backspash using the same...

I would like to tile my backspash using the same method as above. In my case, I have a built in double oven to the left of the stove and will wrap the tile around that area from floor to ceiling.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2005, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By BustedThumb
I have searched online with limited success....

I have searched online with limited success. Anyone have any links?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By BustedThumb
Why are trim tile so freaking expensive!

I found the perfect trim for my tub surround. It looks like natural stone, is about 1 3/4" by 1" and has a rounded over edge on both sides of one end.

8.00 bucks a pop and I would need about...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-02-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,862
Posted By BustedThumb
Keith, The Architect made a mistake when he...

Keith,

The Architect made a mistake when he specified the grout. Send him an RFI explaining that the grout is not available and let him make the call. The difference between the good Architect and...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-02-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,689
Posted By BustedThumb
oma~ I lived through Hurricane Alicia, a...

oma~

I lived through Hurricane Alicia, a mild Cat 3 and Houston was in terrible shape for months. I currently travel back and forth to Beaumont/Port Arthur on I10, THE west evacuation route for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2005, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By BustedThumb
Any precautions when setting the toilet on uneven tile?

I started thinking about it after spending an hour or so cleaning the grount joints in my newly tiled bath room. I am sure that the toilet will not be sitting on a perfectly flat batch of tiles and...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-31-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 19,881
Posted By BustedThumb
I saw 2.81 for regular tonight, it was 2.50...

I saw 2.81 for regular tonight, it was 2.50 something two days ago.
Forum: The Mud Box 08-31-2005, 09:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,689
Posted By BustedThumb
I support the looters...but *ONLY* those who are...

I support the looters...but *ONLY* those who are providing sustenance for themselves, family and others. I could care less if it's any edible item, personal item for your body like chapstick or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,951
Posted By BustedThumb
John Bridge, are you suggesting that I go...

John Bridge, are you suggesting that I go "dumpster diving" ....I like the way you think :laugh2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2005, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,153
Posted By BustedThumb
My concern with any shelf would be *if* it falls,...

My concern with any shelf would be *if* it falls, and with my luck, it would crack my new acrylic tub and I would be tearing out my new tile to replace the new tub.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2005, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By BustedThumb
Have you considered breaking it out and then...

Have you considered breaking it out and then going back with pavers over crushed granite over a sand bed?

You can do the demo as time permits and then move on to the pavers.

If the ground has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2005, 04:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,951
Posted By BustedThumb
I fought with the window condition for months and...

I fought with the window condition for months and now that it is tiled, I know what I SHOULD have done. The has always been a catch-all for all the crap in the shower and visible through the window...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,951
Posted By BustedThumb
Your gonna get me straighted out after all,...

Your gonna get me straighted out after all, aren't ya :D

OK, I guess I could not edit the posts after you combined them into one thread. But I can add posts and insert a picture as I did here.
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