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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
While waiting on the window, I removed the...

While waiting on the window, I removed the underlayment and subfloor of the shower platform. I say "platform" since it is a step higher than the rest of the bathroom's floor. It is probably going...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
Window saga cont'd

So the HOA agreed to fix the bathroom window.

The management company showed up with the contractor and we agreed the next steps.
We agreed that the current window design is flawed. It is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
Yes, only that it is rarer than a unicorn! OK,...

Yes, only that it is rarer than a unicorn! OK, if I can't get Kdat I'll go with PT then. At least it only holds the window but doesn't get tiled directly
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
To build a wooden frame within the square...

To build a wooden frame within the square cinderblock window opening for the round window would you use regular KD 2x4 and ply or PT? Over time moisture can migrate from the blocks to the wood so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
Being on the opposite side of the room, I am...

Being on the opposite side of the room, I am assuming that putting a 150CFM fan over the toilet ain't going to cut it either...

So the options are really only:
1. Approve a second duct with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
Ok, thanks for confirming. So I am assuming that...

Ok, thanks for confirming. So I am assuming that even an inline fan like this Panasonic will not do the trick since the issue is venting out....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
Hi Dan, 3" semi-rigid almost straight up...

Hi Dan,


3" semi-rigid almost straight up from the existing toilet fan. Probably 10' feet in total length.


There is a little less than 3/4" gap in the master bath's door. Not my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
HOA have said that they will fix the window...

HOA have said that they will fix the window (fingers crossed), so waiting on that...

In the mean time, here are exhaust fans related questions.


This master bath is approx 150 sqf
a tiny...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
That just made so much sense. Thx! 1. Do...

That just made so much sense. Thx!

1. Do you see a reason why the Wedi board in the window opening can't transition to CBU on the shower walls? Effectively treating it like a big niche with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
Project update: no updates! Been speaking...

Project update: no updates!

Been speaking to windows companies about replacing the round window with a square one. To get it permitted, and being on a 3rd floor, they all want thousands of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
Thank you so much everyone. It means more than...

Thank you so much everyone. It means more than any feedback I got in my real professional life... :cheers:


Ding Ding Ding. We have a winner. Its a shame they get bad reviews online because of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
I can see it happening a few times a year when it...

I can see it happening a few times a year when it rain very heavily. Its being funneled to a bucket :(

The window in the shower which needs to be replaced is different from all the other windows...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
painted stucco and nothing else. Houses in FL...

painted stucco and nothing else. Houses in FL are made to breath. No moisture barriers on the inside as well (unless its a shower of course).


Agreed. I just wanted to check with you all in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By arnav
I was about to call a window company to finally...

I was about to call a window company to finally come and fix this window when I realized that I may be better off to check with you first in case the window or its installation has to fit to any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
shower door glass is coming tomorrow...

shower door glass is coming tomorrow...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
All tiled, grouted and siliconed

All tiled, grouted and siliconed
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
The niche... I am happy I was able to pull off...

The niche... I am happy I was able to pull off the mitered cuts... I picked up a 24 x 24 tile for it from Floor and Decor to have a single piece for the back. I was pleasantly surprised to see that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
I was nervous ahead of using trim (schluter) for...

I was nervous ahead of using trim (schluter) for the first time but it was really a non-issue. It was there, I tiled to it, and it was just fine. Held it in place temporarily with hot glue. Low...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
Thanks Dan for the Spin Dr. recommendation. It...

Thanks Dan for the Spin Dr. recommendation. It did the trick. I had no lippage whatsoever.
A few did break but it is to be expected. I definitely got better results than last time around before I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
Finally all done! So what follows are various...

Finally all done! So what follows are various pictures to wrap up the project...

The toilet flange and bathtub spout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
Happy New Year CX and Dan Thanks for all the...

Happy New Year CX and Dan

Thanks for all the help in 2020!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
Thx. The bottom plates of the spin Dr. is...

Thx. The bottom plates of the spin Dr. is somewhere in between so I may use that...

The CBU is redgard'd as well (still drying). I used the mastic side of the CBU facing up so the redgard was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
The floor CBU is installed (mortared in as per...

The floor CBU is installed (mortared in as per mfr. instructions) and spaced 1/4" at the perimeter.

Is 1/16" ok between the tub's apron and first row of floor tiles?

Thx
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
Thx for the speedy response. I love...

Thx for the speedy response.

I love dealers choice... :)

I am planning to redgard as an extra crack prevention insurance and since I have it anyway so I would need to tape before hand..
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 12,845
Posted By arnav
I am thinking about the CBU layout for the floor...

I am thinking about the CBU layout for the floor such that the seam once redgard'ed doesn't create uneven tile surface for the toliet to sit on.
What do you think of this (see pic and blue...
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