Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Search Forums

Sponsors


Showing results 1 to 25 of 39
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Stars_Fan
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,422
Posted By Stars_Fan
The only paint I will use on my house and my...

The only paint I will use on my house and my rental property is Behr Premium Plus Eggshell Enamel (http://www.behr.com/consumer/products/interior-paint-and-primer/behr-premium-plus-eggshell-enamel) ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Stars_Fan
I followed some great advice from Paul when I was...

I followed some great advice from Paul when I was doing my subway tile a few weeks ago and it was a great help.

My tile is different from yours in several aspects but as you can see from this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Someone is taking a bath tonight....probably not...

Someone is taking a bath tonight....probably not me, but someone better!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
CX, I had a hard enough time finding my one...

CX, I had a hard enough time finding my one thread, why in the world would I want another??? :lol2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Grout complete. * *In the interest of sanity...

Grout complete. *

*In the interest of sanity the bathroom project has been split into two parts, the shower is a completely separate project from the rest of the bathroom. This way I get credit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
scrub and rub and the enhancer goes...

scrub and rub and the enhancer goes away....:bang:

What's another couple of days on my hands and knees scrubbing my new floor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Stars_Fan
Uniform and straight are two separate things and...

Uniform and straight are two separate things and somethings things don't need to be straight to be uniform. Uniform, a 1/4" off in a symmetrical pattern, is not going to look bad.

And every single...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,437
Posted By Stars_Fan
AM, Just my 2 cents as an amateur in your...

AM,

Just my 2 cents as an amateur in your similar position about 2 months ago.

I thought the traditional mud pan was the best/cheapest option when I priced it out but in the end, I don't think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Thanks for the links Ron! So there was no...

Thanks for the links Ron!

So there was no rubbing off of the second coat of enhancer, and I believe that would be my mistake. The entire floor is covered with a layer of gummy residue that I can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
So I've screwed up the slate floor. It is covered...

So I've screwed up the slate floor. It is covered with a gummy coating that scratches/rubs off, over and over again....I evidently applied too much enhancer, or did not get it wiped off properly when...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,510
Posted By Stars_Fan
I guess time is a major factor in this...

I guess time is a major factor in this conversation as well.



My house was built 10 years ago by one of the cookie cutter outfits (Ryland Homes). The original shower (that I just ripped out)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,510
Posted By Stars_Fan
Everything I have read on this board says that...

Everything I have read on this board says that doing both will give you the potential for the "moisture sandwich" which is bad.

That being said, it makes no sense to me that you could get moisture...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By Stars_Fan
Anna You can buy Mr. Clean Magic Eraser's at...

Anna

You can buy Mr. Clean Magic Eraser's at any local grocery store/WalMart/etc in the cleaning isle. It looks like a small white sponge and it works on a lot of things other than cleaning tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Maybe I should have cleaned up my workspace...

Maybe I should have cleaned up my workspace before I took the photo....

176508
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
That's it Jim, thanks a ton! :bow: This is...

That's it Jim, thanks a ton! :bow:

This is one of those posts that fits exactly what I am doing and I failed to bookmark it, like an idiot. That link needs to be added to the Liberry imo. It may...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Somewhere on this wonderful site is a great...

Somewhere on this wonderful site is a great picture by picture, layout description (with math included) on starting points and heights for subway tiles....and I have looked and searched and cannot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Not a bad idea Chris, thanks!! :idea: I...

Not a bad idea Chris, thanks!! :idea:

I actually had to reapply to the grout lines because i have some variations in color that was only present after I applied the enhancer. I went back over the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,220
Posted By Stars_Fan
Jason, Go Kerdi. I am still working on my...

Jason,

Go Kerdi. I am still working on my bathroom reno (Eric's Master Bath) and looking back on where I am and what I have left to do, Kerdi is worth the money, even if it is more money up front....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Thanks Jim. I used Superior's Enhance & Seal for...

Thanks Jim. I used Superior's Enhance & Seal for Slate and Quartzite, nearly had a stroke when I saw the price, $70 a quart. May not apply a second coat, just go hang out in front of the Tile Store...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Slate "enhanced". I like the way it looks,...

Slate "enhanced". I like the way it looks, highlighting the changes in elevation in clefting, cleftness, cleftyness....whatever it's called.

The subway tiles for the walls and shower are next.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Ya think?:rofl: Thanks Jim. I have...

Ya think?:rofl:

Thanks Jim.

I have another new sponge, thank goodness they come in three packs. I will keep at it until it's clean and then I like the idea of enhancing the slate before it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
So after much thought and consideration, I did...

So after much thought and consideration, I did not put anything down on the slate before I grouted and I must say I actually like the end results. A little bit of grout in the crack lines provides...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
If 3 corners lined up, I would be a happy camper,...

If 3 corners lined up, I would be a happy camper, but that is unfortunately not the case. I just keep telling my wife the rough look is all the rage, and It's not the toe stubbing kind of issue. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Ha! They drove me crazy. The Tile Shop sold me...

Ha! They drove me crazy. The Tile Shop sold me 1/8" spacer originally, I ended up buying 1/4" cause I didn't want anything bigger. I ended up running a laser line down the center of what I perceived...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,425
Posted By Stars_Fan
Who knew slate was a four letter word. :bang:

Who knew slate was a four letter word.

:bang:
Showing results 1 to 25 of 39

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:15 PM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2018 John Bridge & Associates, LLC