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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:27 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By pls
Can anyone tell me if the application of...

Can anyone tell me if the application of Spectralock 1 is similar to Flexcolor CQ? I have used flexcolor before but would like to use Spectralock 1 for my current project.
Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
We ended up flattening the ridges and it worked...

We ended up flattening the ridges and it worked well I think. The owner of the tile store where I get all my Schluter products suggested doing so. We laid a number of rocks individually between the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
River rock install

Is it recommended to flatten the mortar ridges before installing river rock? I will be using a 1/4 x 1/4 trowel. We are going to lay the sheets spaced about 3 in apart and lay individual rocks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
I am having troubles deciding on grout. The plan...

I am having troubles deciding on grout. The plan is to use the same grout color for walls, shower floor and bathroom floor. Shower floor is flat river rock. Wall and bathroom floor grout lines are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
Could I have my thread renamed to Master Bath -...

Could I have my thread renamed to Master Bath - pls
Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By pls
I am working on a shower right now using 12x24. I...

I am working on a shower right now using 12x24. I like the look of 1/3 offset and I carry the cut to the next wall. However I will make adjustments. In my case if I would have carried exactly 6 on to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,391
Posted By pls
I was going to tile the knee wall this weekend. ...

I was going to tile the knee wall this weekend. I might have to wait now and order that hook. I really like how that looks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By pls
What kind of tile are you using in the shower? ...

What kind of tile are you using in the shower? With most shower tile the mortar bed under the shower tile will be thinner than what is under the rest of the bathroom especially if you are using a 24...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By pls
If you end up doing the demo work you need to get...

If you end up doing the demo work you need to get something like the Rockwell F50 Oscillating Multi-Tool. I use it to cut through nails to remove 2x4, cut subfloor next to wall etc. I consider it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By pls
For me the decision between Kerdi membrane and...

For me the decision between Kerdi membrane and Kerdi board is knowing my limitations. For the membrane you have to be able to trowel on mortar on a fairly large area and get the membrane up before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,124
Posted By pls
If it helps in post 23 of my hall bath thread are...

If it helps in post 23 of my hall bath thread are some pictures of a Jolly profile I used on an outside corner
https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=128600&page=2
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
The attached picture is of a hand shower fixture...

The attached picture is of a hand shower fixture that combines the water inlet and holder. My questions has to do with the installation of the drop ear elbow. Brass fittings seem to have very close...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By pls
I used a profile in a similar situation and for...

I used a profile in a similar situation and for what ever reason decided to not put the trim piece up until after the tile was up. I used a putty knife to get mortar behind the edge of tile and then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
Thanks for the ideas. For some reason I never...

Thanks for the ideas. For some reason I never even considered putting two receptacles at the same location.

CX - would you mind explaining roughly how you are installing outlets in the drawer....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
We have finalized our design and the plumbing has...

We have finalized our design and the plumbing has been moved. Every drain and water line had to be moved. I have moved the door to make the shower a bit wider than the original. Most of the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,124
Posted By pls
What if the bottom row and top row were closer to...

What if the bottom row and top row were closer to the same height? Hard to tell from the picture what the difference is now. Would that bring the accent row down far enough for option 2. As shown I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-13-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By pls
I am not an expert at this but they will want to...

I am not an expert at this but they will want to know if they are the flat pebbles or rounded pebbles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By pls
If the pan is sitting on the floor joists you...

If the pan is sitting on the floor joists you will have to build a subfloor between joists that is even with the top of the joists. I am also working on a curbless shower so we can monitor our...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
3-it is above conditioned space. Bathroom is on...

3-it is above conditioned space. Bathroom is on second story

They went 3 for 3 on notching floor joists when putting in the shower drain, tub drain and toilet flange. I will sister these. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
For various reasons including hopefully moving...

For various reasons including hopefully moving the toilet I have removed the subfloor. It is 3/4in Advantech. The floor joists are on 12 in center and are in good shape. Some work needs to be done...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
We are still refining the design. We gave up on...

We are still refining the design. We gave up on the open back design, it took up too much room. Will probably have opening on the side but no door. I will post a sketch when we get closer to a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By pls
I hope it is ok to ask a question is someone...

I hope it is ok to ask a question is someone else’s thread. When you use a center drain Kerdi pan and have the pan then Ditra Heat then Kerdi are there any issues with changing the contour of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 966
Posted By pls
I put a Wayfair vanity in our hall bath last...

I put a Wayfair vanity in our hall bath last year. It is 5ft double vanity and was $1000. I have a picture of it under my hall bathroom thread. It is well made but not super high quality. Drawers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By pls
Look for drywall shims. They can be layered to...

Look for drywall shims. They can be layered to get a flat surface.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By pls
I went from the middle out. The buckling...

I went from the middle out. The buckling occurred after the ditra was applied. I assume the moisture from the mortar was a contributing factor.
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