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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By OhioSmitty
Thanks for all of the great advice. Very...

Thanks for all of the great advice. Very helpful, guys!

(I knew what you meant, Lazarus. Thanks. I'm going to try putting it on ice.)

Jay
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By OhioSmitty
Is epoxy grout a good idea?

I'm getting ready to tile over my "Tile Redi (https://www.tileredi.com/shower-pans-and-bases/redi-base-shower-pans)" shower pan with this cobblestone mosaic tile. I'm going to use the "redi poxy"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
Thanks, Jim. We're going to have a chat tomorrow...

Thanks, Jim. We're going to have a chat tomorrow to see where things stand. After that we'll be exploring our options.

That title sounds fine. Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
Thanks, Jim. Actually, I had this issue (my...

Thanks, Jim. Actually, I had this issue (my contractor's failure to use the epoxy) under a different thread, but the moderator, moved it over to this thread. I don't know how to change the thread...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
So he went ahead and grouted, but instead of the...

So he went ahead and grouted, but instead of the epoxy grout, he used white Versabond fortified thin-set mortar. I'm scratching my head.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
Thanks, CX. I did have it in a separate thread...

Thanks, CX. I did have it in a separate thread with the title "Will epoxy grout hold?.... " But for some reason it got moved onto my previous "Bowed Tile" thread. I don't know why. Sorry.

Jay
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
Thanks, guys!

I just wanted to thank you all for the great advice you've given. I also wanted to update you on the results...

The Home Depot manager was very accommodating. He replaced all the tile, the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
Will epoxy grout hold?....

I just wanted to thank you all for the great advice you've given. I also wanted to update you on the results...

The Home Depot manager was very accommodating. He replaced all the tile, the cement...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
My replacement tile just arrived. You can see...

My replacement tile just arrived. You can see the difference in these photos. The first photo is the replacement tiles back to back. The rest are of the defective tiles.

I realize that there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
Richard... This is second story. There is a...

Richard... This is second story. There is a first floor and basement below.

East Liverpool, Ohio. (Purchased it at Boardman Home Depot.)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
You've got it, Justin. And when I suggest that...

You've got it, Justin. And when I suggest that we go to Home Depot together to make our case that the tile is defective and that they (or the manufacturer) would pay for the additional labor, he...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
04RDking... I wish I could. We're about 3/4 the...

04RDking... I wish I could. We're about 3/4 the way through the whole-house renovation from H**l.

Richard... I've never felt comfortable with the added weight, either. He says that he will add...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
OK. So... Home Depot (and the manufacturer) have...

OK. So... Home Depot (and the manufacturer) have said that the new tile CANNOT be installed over top of the warped. My contractor is digging his heels in on this. He insists there is no problem with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
Thanks, CX. Yes, there is considerable amount of...

Thanks, CX. Yes, there is considerable amount of lippage. (Close of 1/4 inch in some places.)

So this size tile isn't meant for have a 50% offset? Hmmm. All of the photos on Home Depot show it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,266
Posted By OhioSmitty
OhioSmitty's contractor issues

My contractor just informed me that the tile he laid on my new bathroom floor is bowed. (It's been down for about 5 days now.) The tile is 12"x24" porcelain tile from Home Depot (MS International...
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