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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By jboyles
Question on combining Durock foam board with Kerdi pipe seal

I needed an extra pipe seal when doing my Durock foam install. I had a Schluter one and it installed seemingly fine. Iím sure nobody would warranty that, but it seems to work.

Something I noticed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Life got busy again, but Iím back at it with the...

Life got busy again, but Iím back at it with the bathroom. My wife and I got up all the old floor tile, except around the toilet for now. Luckily for us, the people who originally set the tile didnít...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Hey Davy. The thinset came up fairly easily as...

Hey Davy. The thinset came up fairly easily as well. Certainly doesnít seem as hard cured as the stuff Iíve been using. I have a grinder with a diamond cup that I went over it with. Didnít take long...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
I might do it. But the old tile has lasted 15...

I might do it. But the old tile has lasted 15 years without issue and a half-assed install. Still not 100% sure. Gonna get the shower 100% and functioning and then move on to the rest of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Which membrane? I priced out Ditra and itíll...

Which membrane? I priced out Ditra and itíll probably run about $300. Iíve got a small linen closet and a medium sized toilet room not pictured.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Kept the existing tile mostly to keep the...

Kept the existing tile mostly to keep the bathroom in order while working on the shower area. I started demo almost 3 months ago exactly. Trying to keep a semblance of a finished room as long as I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Thanks CX. Do you have a preferred way of putting...

Thanks CX. Do you have a preferred way of putting down marks? Do you physically lay out tile first with spacers and then make the marks?


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
I have a question about the floor. Iím planning...

I have a question about the floor. Iím planning on using the same black hexagon tile on the main floor that I did for the shower floor. For convenience-sake Iím continuing to use the bathroom, I was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Good point. I was planning on thinset anyway, so...

Good point. I was planning on thinset anyway, so Iíll stick with it.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
More work completed. Getting an hour here and...

More work completed. Getting an hour here and there between work and the baby.

Got the wall tile complete down to the shower floor and grouted. Came out decent enough with the angled cuts. Still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Thanks! There were a couple reasons I went this...

Thanks! There were a couple reasons I went this way.

First, when I was blasting through my concrete slab, it became apparent that moving the drain line right up to the wall would be difficult...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Jon's Master Bath Remodel

I was able to get the shower floor grouted tonight. Used Mapeiís Flexcolor CQ in charcoal for the floor. This color seemed like it was a little more liquid than the avalanche, but that could have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,092
Posted By jboyles
If you paid a plumber already, Iíd ask that they...

If you paid a plumber already, Iíd ask that they return to fix the pipes. If that isnít an option, pex is pretty easy to work with and you could put two new runs of piping in.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Thanks for the photo. Did you use the same color...

Thanks for the photo. Did you use the same color grout and caulking? They look a bit different.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Hey CX. Yes, Iíll be using what comes out of a...

Hey CX. Yes, Iíll be using what comes out of a tube, not grout. [emoji2]


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Cut all the shower floor tile and did a test...

Cut all the shower floor tile and did a test layout. I really like how it turned out! Going to mix up some thinset and put it all done tonight. I am using 1/8Ē spacers and will use charcoal Flexcolor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Thanks. What is the minimum time to wait for...

Thanks. What is the minimum time to wait for water to hit it in the shower?


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Wrapped up the majority of the subway tile. Iím...

Wrapped up the majority of the subway tile. Iím pretty happy with how it turned out. There were a few areas that I wanted to do differently, but thatís ok!

Shower flood test is on its last hour...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Progress is continuing. I wanted something real...

Progress is continuing. I wanted something real simple around the window. I waterproofed the heck out of the window area and I ordered a solid PVC window-sill that fits nicely. Iím using mid caps for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Tile has finally begun! I started the demo of my...

Tile has finally begun! I started the demo of my master bath just over two months ago. Feels good to reach this point.

Overall, itís going pretty well. Tile is going up nicely and it is level...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Next up, I made things more permanent by sealing...

Next up, I made things more permanent by sealing the seams and corners until I ran out of the roll of membrane.

Shower wall
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Window detail. Used the preformed corners for the window....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Finally some more progress! Tough doing a...

Finally some more progress! Tough doing a bathroom remodel with a 6 week old baby!

First bit of progress. I pour some self leveling underlayment in the footprint of the shower. Iím using the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Well, Iíve finally hit another milestone, albeit...

Well, Iíve finally hit another milestone, albeit a small one for most people. Finally got all the foam backer board installed. Iíve been battling a few studs that were bowed out and needed grinding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
Jon's Master Bath Remodel

Got the two holes filled (old tub and shower) with concrete. The shower drain hole was down to soil, so I packed the soil very well and used water to get it really dense. I used a thinner thinset to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,675
Posted By jboyles
As it turns out, Iíve already got the foam floor...

As it turns out, Iíve already got the foam floor and the linear drain kit paid for and delivered. Iím sure I would have been able to do the deck mud, especially with the linear drain and a single...
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