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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By skyshark
thanks for the input guys. background is...

thanks for the input guys.

background is rialto tile from Lowes, with maipei grout, mounted on thinset over kerdi over durock,

I scrubed a small area with a towel and full strenght vinegar with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2004, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By skyshark
cleaning grout

Hey all
Question for you professionals out there cause I KNOW that you have run into this.
2 parts

1. what would i need to clean the white stuff off of my grout so that i can see the color of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2004, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By skyshark
stiil need advice

thanks for the advice and that is what i ended up doing.
Of course after trial and error. hehehe

Still have the question about the white stuff on the grout( like what i should use to get it off)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2004, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By skyshark
rialto tile and maipie grout

Ok, got another question, or 2.
What to do about the efforlence(Spelling), on the grout. I tryed vinegar, didnt even touch it.
So what would i use to clean the rialto tile and this grout?
then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2004, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By skyshark
laticrete 317 not setting up

Hey all
Has anyone had problems with laticrete 317 not grabbing hold of tile and taking forever to set up?
Temperatures were around 60 degrees.

Oh yeah i used a mapie unsanded grout in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2004, 05:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
More Mud

OK all, I have received my Kerdi products and Drain. Oh yeah and my Instructions (Thanks David)

Since I had to cut out the 3 piece old/new drain (that was just installed).
I decided to lay in a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2004, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
thanks CX you the MAN opinion worth what...

thanks CX you the MAN
opinion worth what charged, LOL
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2004, 08:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
thanks mike. I was just not sure. So many...

thanks mike.
I was just not sure. So many opinons on mod and unmod thin set.

Got another question, How does one support first run of tile on wall without fastening a ledger board to wall. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,954
Posted By skyshark
hey thats what happened to me. Got the box but...

hey thats what happened to me. Got the box but no cd or video. :cry:
But guess what David sent it the next day. :yipee:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2004, 07:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
mud bed need to add more

Hey all MAC here
Question, I need to install kerdi drain into a mud bed that has been down for about 1 week down. I will be raising the drain up so that i have a bit over 1 inch of total mud under...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2004, 08:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
doubled it, not

actually john ,david said that you were real close.
15m of band and 12 m of memebrane, plus a few corners and whatnots oh yeah and the drain.

MAC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2004, 04:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
kerdi has been purchased

Its a done deal.
David has set me up with tons of kerdi and such. :bow:
Cant wait for it to arrive so that i may get back to work, yeah right, LOL

Oh and Yes I may put down a wee bit more mud,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2004, 06:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
kerdi band

Thanks
is that square footage based off of the latest drawing?

IS Kerdi band used for wall to floor, wall to wall, inside and outside corners,
or any orther transition point?

One more does...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2004, 05:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
measurements

hey all and good morning
Here is the drawing with measurements.
David i guess you and i will be talking today on the tele.
I need to ahead and order what i will need.
thanks
MAC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
Thickness

ok YOU TWO NO DUKING IT OUT ON MY PART, :laugh2:
I understand both sides of the thickness issue, :uhh:
even if i'm at 200 and the wife and i like to dance in the shower( you guys been...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2004, 05:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
Drain thickness

I just scarpped away some mud at drain and its 5/8" thick there, but isnt the drain for the kerdi bigger in diameter at its outside edges?
SO i would be going closer to the thicker slope might be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2004, 05:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
email receipt

Yep got the email.
did research on the liquid memebrane.
looks good.
But kind of favoring the kerdi stuff though.
Dont get me wrong i appricate your input, just weighing the pros and cons.
MAC
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2004, 05:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
Yahoo

Hey guys
You dont know how much i appreciate your input.
Not sure if I totally under stand about the thickness of the dry deck mud for the preslope
Currently my preslope at outside perimeter of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2004, 08:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
remove durock

OK so if i remove all the durock, Chalk it up to learning phase, install sheet rock to wall. in prep of kerdi
would i then still remove plywood at face of bench and block it. or is that not...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-03-2004, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,898
Posted By skyshark
iraq

THats about the size of it LOL
I have abunch of friends that are still over there (SF types) and they have been searching their butts off.
Just when they think they have a location, they get there,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2004, 07:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
poly and liner

Ok i wrap the bench back, seat, and front with poly.
What wouid be the next step?
1. Install durock, then maybe a liquid sealer?

2. Vinyl liner, but then how would I install it on the bench...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2004, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
liner

How would i put the durock on the front(leg/calve area) with puncturing the liner if i was to wrap the liner up the bench seat and back.
Im so confused, my heading is swimming, lol
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2004, 07:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
poly under bench

No poly under bench seat durock.
Should I?
Do i need to wrap the vinyl up the bench face and the seat and up the back, or just up from the floor 6".
Not understanding why to remove the bench seat...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-03-2004, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,898
Posted By skyshark
Iraq

John
Being a retired special Forces A team member, I can tell you this, If their exact loction where known, they would not be walking the earth today.
Same goes for Bin laden.
It all comes down to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2004, 06:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,372
Posted By skyshark
More pics

still more pics
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