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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,452
Posted By ss3964spd
IMO, I think 3/4" overhang for the curb might a...

IMO, I think 3/4" overhang for the curb might a little much, especially on the shower side. It'll be difficult to clean it. Indeed, since the overhang will be so close to the shower floor, it'll be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By ss3964spd
How deep are the areas you need to fill, Nic? ...

How deep are the areas you need to fill, Nic?

Since you don't care if the mud bed drains you can fill the low spots with just about anything that will adhere to the mud, and most people would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,851
Posted By ss3964spd
Not just broken, but shattered, Russ? sounds...

Not just broken, but shattered, Russ? sounds painful.

Glad Mrs. Russ is pleased with the results. Looking forward to seeing the finished project.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,905
Posted By ss3964spd
How thick is the quartz, Cliff? While they...

How thick is the quartz, Cliff?

While they will want to drill into the quartz to install the brackets, they don't need to drill all the way through it. If the quartz is, say 1" thick they could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By ss3964spd
You might want to experiment with both sealers on...

You might want to experiment with both sealers on some left over tile so you can get an idea how they will look. The regular 511 might still enhance the stone a bit. but yeah, use one of them before...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-09-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By ss3964spd
Hi, Steven, and welcome, We've moved your...

Hi, Steven, and welcome,

We've moved your thread to the Pros Hangout were all such threads are. Hopefully a pro in your area will see it and reply.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 986
Posted By ss3964spd
I'd use thinset to adhere the cement board to the...

I'd use thinset to adhere the cement board to the drywall, Jason, but since you are going to cover it with RG construction adhesive should also work.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By ss3964spd
Not that it matters at this point, but I'm...

Not that it matters at this point, but I'm curious if the installer pre-filled the Ditra heat with mortar and let it cure before installing the PR's.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By ss3964spd
I don't suppose there's any real rush, right...

I don't suppose there's any real rush, right Kevin? I mean, it's been over a year, why try to save time now? :D

Looking good though...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By ss3964spd
Schluter makes just such a drain, Brian, see...

Schluter makes just such a drain, Brian, see attached. No idea if it is code compliant in your location though....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,657
Posted By ss3964spd
No such recommendation that I've read anywhere...

No such recommendation that I've read anywhere here, Phil, but perhaps the manufacturer of your stone has instructions.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, Mitch, 1) Hard to tell from here,...

Welcome, Mitch,

1) Hard to tell from here, but looks rather thin. No idea what product it is though.

2) In order to water proof the seams with a liquid membrane they would have had to either...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, Ben, My first questions - where...

Welcome, Ben,

My first questions - where does the existing 3" drain lead to, daylight?

As for laying down Ditra as a water proof layer on the main floor, the week link will be were the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 986
Posted By ss3964spd
I think the 1/2" will be a bit much for the 36's,...

I think the 1/2" will be a bit much for the 36's, I'd definitely start with the 3/8" trowel. I really liked the 3/8" slant notch I used for my 12X24's. I used a 1/4" square notch for the 2X2 mosaics...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-06-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,655
Posted By ss3964spd
Also threw out the bar soap when the new bathroom...

Also threw out the bar soap when the new bathroom was put into service. Between the body wash, porcelain tile, epoxy grout, silicone, exhaust fan, and squeegeeing have had almost no shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By ss3964spd
We love updates with photos, Kevin, don't be shy...

We love updates with photos, Kevin, don't be shy about keeping us abreast of your progress.

Yup, smoothing out the mortar is a requirement when using transparent/semi-transparent glass so one does...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,658
Posted By ss3964spd
Looks great, Mike, and in just over 2 months! ...

Looks great, Mike, and in just over 2 months!

And because of this...

...I'd have hung that clock opposite the commode. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,657
Posted By ss3964spd
As requested!

As requested!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, William, 1/2" plywood, with no face...

Welcome, William,

1/2" plywood, with no face grade lower than C, and with Exposure 1/EXP1 rating (meaning its plys are glued together with a moisture resistant glue), is typically recommended....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By ss3964spd
Welcome, Brian, we've moved your thread into the...

Welcome, Brian, we've moved your thread into the advice forum since your issue isn't related to cleaning, restoration, or sealing (of tile).

The curb of your shower has what appears to be a solid...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By ss3964spd
Glad it turned out nice, Robin, and that the...

Glad it turned out nice, Robin, and that the deficiencies of the liner install were discovered before any damage was done. Very much worth the wait!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By ss3964spd
Still no photos, Clark. I wonder if the photo...

Still no photos, Clark. I wonder if the photo upload process is timing out due to the slow connection.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By ss3964spd
That may be true, Paul, but insisting that such a...

That may be true, Paul, but insisting that such a clause be added to a contract that doesn't have it puts the contractor on notice that you've done at least a little homework, and could well serve to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-02-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,464
Posted By ss3964spd
Looks great, Mike, very tidy. Well done!

Looks great, Mike, very tidy. Well done!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By ss3964spd
I feel like a truly reputable contractor wouldn't...

I feel like a truly reputable contractor wouldn't have any qualms about including such a clause.

My step sister is contracting out her bathroom remodel and this is the verbiage I suggested should...
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