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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Thank you for your reply, our builders GM says...

Thank you for your reply, our builders GM says they use mastic and the place where we bought the tile from said to use mortar and that mastic is going the way of the dodo bird, lol. So wanted to be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Proper adhesive? to use for split faced 1x2 travertine backsplash

I was here a few months ago to ask for advice regrading a really bad glass tile job and everyone was really great! I've recently had the bad glass tile removed from my backsplash area and new drywall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
I won't forget about you and find this forum very...

I won't forget about you and find this forum very interesting. I am leaving the bar backsplash unfinished till after we take possession so I'm on a mission to learn and avoid this next time. I also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
I am so thankful for your help and advice. I meet...

I am so thankful for your help and advice. I meet with my builder this morning and said that I wanted it redone with another tiler. I read him all your comments on why.

He said he would do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Does anyone have any advice on how this can be...

Does anyone have any advice on how this can be fixed or should it all be removed, thank you?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
I even told the builder rep "Do not grout" this...

I even told the builder rep "Do not grout" this morning. When I complained to the builder about the grout being on the changes of plane and that a caulk should of been used he said nothing. I told...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Well not good news, I went to see the tiles...

Well not good news, I went to see the tiles tonight and it's even worse. The only tiles removed were on the end shown in my first photos. They have new ones cut from the glass store that look much...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Thanks Paul I am going tonight to see what's been...

Thanks Paul I am going tonight to see what's been done. I will take some more photos for review. I have a few photos but not any with a close-up of the bottom row..... The builder called and said...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Robo, you are so right, was just thinking I was...

Robo, you are so right, was just thinking I was so glad we did not have him install our tile shower surrounds. I would be terrified of mold and water damage, my gosh!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
I really appreciate all the advice you all have...

I really appreciate all the advice you all have given me, thank you.
I looked at the tiles this morning with the builders main assistant and he said that they looked really bad and needed to be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Thanks everyone, I just spoke to the tiler and...

Thanks everyone, I just spoke to the tiler and told him your suggestions which he said were " just unrealistic" and that "it does just not turn out that way".

Then he said "The tiles are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Thanks Chad, on your help. I will also tell them...

Thanks Chad, on your help. I will also tell them your tips about where you place the edges, I think that would look much nicer. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Thank you so much Mark for your help, I want to...

Thank you so much Mark for your help, I want to be able to tell the builder the proper way we want the tiles to be cut. Are the ruined tiles hard to get off now, also should the tile end at the edge...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,075
Posted By Xc60
Cutting Glass Tile Problems

Hi there I'm new here and was told that this is a great forum for tile information and help. I am attaching photos and any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Today the tile...
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