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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By -Christopher
Happy New Year! :aparty: And thank you for the...

Happy New Year! :aparty: And thank you for the end of year quick response.

Correct, the joists are spaced 16"oc and they pass over the 8"x21' steel beam continuously. One side of the shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By -Christopher
Remodel to Kerdi Shower, Mud base

It's been a decade since I was last here... I have a new project that I'd like to share and get advice. My last shower was DIY decent, because of this forum, so thank you...

I was told by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By -Christopher
btw.. Merry Christmas!

btw.. Merry Christmas!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By -Christopher
Im goin to need more beer... Do you have a...

Im goin to need more beer...

Do you have a preferred clevage membrane to recommend?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By -Christopher
Ditra under a shower pan?

I may have to rotate through the brands to see what works best.. I'm starting with Sam Adams... Winterfest....

1st question.. The bathroom is in the basement and 2 concrete fllor slabs meet,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By -Christopher
Basement Shower - First Kerdi

May as well start this... I always welcome advice.

Beginning a 3'x4' basement shower, mud pan w/Kerdi Drain, etc.



First question... Which beer goes best with deck mud and chipped...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By -Christopher
Thanks for the response... I'll see what I can do...

Thanks for the response... I'll see what I can do with it. I have to say that even with the mishap, the grout is uniform and looks great.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By -Christopher
Spectralock haze

:deadhorse

I was helping out a realtive with his bathroom project Thanksgiving weekend. I laid a field of diagonal 12" tile in the 30 sqft room, leaving him with the grouting, which he didn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,733
Posted By -Christopher
After working in that 8'x6' room around the...

After working in that 8'x6' room around the washer and dryer a few days this last week... its nice to get out of the room -- felt like I was living there. I think paint might be another week away......
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,733
Posted By -Christopher
http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/8726/img0487ca7...

http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/8726/img0487ca7.jpg
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Tile is done and sealed! Picture taken at night so colors are a bit off.. the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,733
Posted By -Christopher
http://img120.imageshack.us/img120/6052/dsc02425wq...

http://img120.imageshack.us/img120/6052/dsc02425wq2.jpg

gettin there.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,733
Posted By -Christopher
The plan...

Thanks Davy... I'll be using a 1/8" grout line. I decided to drop the tile down to a 12" quare below the counterline, fits the 36" height better.

Here's the design plan...
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,733
Posted By -Christopher
Quartzite laundry backsplash

I'm putting up a backsplash in my laundry renovation. I've chosen some quartzite tiles in a "boading creme" color...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-26-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,981
Posted By -Christopher
Its Sapphire Blue granite. I removed a 4"...

Its Sapphire Blue granite. I removed a 4" granite backsplash to prep for a slate or quartz tile backsplash and theres the edge of silicone that was used to caulk at the plane change.

I've also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 23,677
Posted By -Christopher
You missed a spot!

There is still some space on the white ceiling that needs to be tiled!

Beautiful bathroom!
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-24-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,981
Posted By -Christopher
removing silicone from granite

What's the best way to remove 100% silicone caulk from granite? I've removed most of it with a razor, but there's a little bit left that the razor wont catch. Is there a solvent that's safe on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,736
Posted By -Christopher
Is that wallpaper everywhere in that bathroom? ...

Is that wallpaper everywhere in that bathroom? :shake:


(The Steam Shower) Looks great!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,736
Posted By -Christopher
It's too bad that you didnt put some heating...

It's too bad that you didnt put some heating membrane down on the seat before finishing it up.. it could also function as a mini hot tub!

The work looks great. Excellent inspiration for me to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,736
Posted By -Christopher
Looks like you're making progress! I'm...

Looks like you're making progress!

I'm guessing that you nixed the Kohler water tiles? I don't see the blue housings anymore.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 38,425
Posted By -Christopher
Not the size that counts...

... Its more the warmth of the shower.

If you have a 4x6 shower with an open top to a catheral ceiling and one shower head, it will be a drafty shower with two ppl fighting for the warm water....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,869
Posted By -Christopher
Schluter Kerdi Steam Shower on DIY Network TV

http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/hi_bathrooms/article/0,2037,DIY_13903_3366529,00.html

Its' good to see the DIY TV shows installing more than greenboard now. Next time this is aired is October 12,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,286
Posted By -Christopher
you need an assistant

Get a friend to help cut:

Put in a new blade before he arrives.
Show him how to do the cuts and how easy it is to cut.
Promise him a 12-pack if he does all of the rest of the cuts.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,736
Posted By -Christopher
Thumbs up Sounds like a plan...

I see what you mean about a little bit of space between the plaster casing and the gasket.

I also see that Kohler is advertising on their website the new DTV II now with integrated steam settings...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,232
Posted By -Christopher
Good plumber site

plbg.org

Kinda like this place - for plumbing questions.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,736
Posted By -Christopher
Slight plumbing hijack - PEX issues

Sorry about the plumbing hijack..

Boilermaker is right... PEX may work for a while with steam, but its over the top edge of its temp range. @200 degrees, its only rated at 80 psi. I think its...
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