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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By rookietjx2
Kman, the Hardi is actually running parallel to...

Kman, the Hardi is actually running parallel to where the drop starts, right on the seem. I got lucky there. The drop is because it wasn't built properly. The kitchen is half on the basement. Someone...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
BTW, I'm sure someone is reading this and...

BTW, I'm sure someone is reading this and thinking, "why didn't he check the floor before he started laying tile?"

Well, funny story (not really)...

I was sure that my floor wasn't level - on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
need advice on finishing my tile project

I'm halfway through my kitchen tile project and I've run into an issue. My floor is nice and flat and level (2x12 joists, 16 on center, 14 foot span, 1 1/4 sub floor, 1/4 Hardi backer) until hit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
Lol, I love the response. "you can try it, then...

Lol, I love the response. "you can try it, then you can end up doing it the right way". I was curious why sanding would be a bad idea. I knew about the dust (in momma's kitchen) but I didn't think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
So, why not use a belt sander? It would be...

So, why not use a belt sander? It would be faster, but what issues would I be potentially causing?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 08:52 AM
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Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
CBU = hardibacker?

CBU = hardibacker?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
Nope. On a hardibacker seam.... I think my...

Nope. On a hardibacker seam....

I think my daughter got a little too excited and ran the screws too deep which caused them to drill through the hardibacker instead of holding it down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
The high spot is perpendicular to the joists,...

The high spot is perpendicular to the joists, about eight inches wide, spanning five or six joists.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By rookietjx2
High spot help

I'm laying tile in my kitchen. 1/2 sub floor (don't ask because I have no idea why) with 3/4 OSB over the sub floor, and 1/4 inch hardibacker with thin set and screws. I noticed in one section that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By rookietjx2
BTW, I decided I wanted to farm out some of the...

BTW, I decided I wanted to farm out some of the work, so I had a contractor give me a quote. I was going to install the hardibacker, have the contractor lay the tile, I would grout and supply all the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By rookietjx2
I mixed it with the recommended product, and it...

I mixed it with the recommended product, and it turned out the way it was supposed to color wise. I just noticed the grout lines disappear when it gets wet. I'll try to find a darker grout for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By rookietjx2
Forgot to mention that I used grout booster...

Forgot to mention that I used grout booster instead of water so I supposedly never have to seal. Would sealer give the grout an always wet look?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-31-2013, 01:30 PM
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Views: 66,070
Posted By rookietjx2
Lowes true life...

Lowes true life...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-31-2013, 01:16 PM
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Posted By rookietjx2
Master bath...

Master bath...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By rookietjx2
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By rookietjx2
Grout question

I just finished laying tile in my bathroom, but I have a question about the grout.

When the grout is wet, it blends perfectly with the tile and you can't see the grout lines. When it's dry, the...
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