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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
I have my DITRA laid and tiles cut, so I’m about...

I have my DITRA laid and tiles cut, so I’m about ready to lay except one small wrinkle.

I purchased a synthetic marble threshold (the wife liked) to replace the old one I took out. However, the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
I managed to get the threshold out. It was put in...

I managed to get the threshold out. It was put in with thinset not liquid nails.

For the replacement, should I run DITRA under it? There wasn’t much play, so I am concerned the replacement won’t...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
I’m not concerned with damaging it; more...

I’m not concerned with damaging it; more concerned about anything under it. There re no visible fasteners. It’s some sort of stone, or synthetic stone.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
Fair point. It’s an interior door. As you can...

Fair point. It’s an interior door. As you can see, from inside the bathroom I’m able to get under with a smslll gap. Outside there is a much larger lip into the kitchen where I took off some quarter...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
Any recommendations on getting a threshold up? I...

Any recommendations on getting a threshold up? I can get a pry bar under portions of it and get some play, but it’s not coming up. Plus the door jam is on top of it.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
Well demo is done! Does anybody have tips...

Well demo is done!

Does anybody have tips for getting old grout off the floor aside from chipping it up? Some spots are baren and like new (tile lifted right off in blocks of 2-6...), but others...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
Teddy - here's a picture of the valve. I haven't...

Teddy - here's a picture of the valve. I haven't taken it apart yet (that's the plan for Wednesday), but after further research I should be able to slip on a shark-bite or compression valve onto the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
Good evening all, I’m bumping an old...

Good evening all,

I’m bumping an old thread...well because I never got around to this. Too many other pressing matters. However, now that the weather has changed, I’m planning to tackle this.

I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Superman07
I have a few more quick questions, but suspect...

I have a few more quick questions, but suspect they may be personal preference type:

1) are metal edging strips used more for form over function? I don’t know if they’re smart to use for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Superman07
Thank you for the responses. It was my plan to...

Thank you for the responses. It was my plan to pull out as far as possible and remove the bottom tray.

When grouting, it it recommended to skip the gap between the counter and leave open for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
Well that’s very unwelcome news. I’m not sure...

Well that’s very unwelcome news. I’m not sure how I’ll be able to determine that. The room does about against our neighbors and the hvac room is directly below it. Would those wall structures help...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Superman07
Powder Room Floor

Good evening,
You all helped me tackled our master bath a few years ago. While I’m sad to say I eventually threw in the towel and called somebody in to finish the project, it was a good learning...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Superman07
Kitchen Backsplash Install

Good evening. We had our kitchen redone and opted to leave the backsplash off while we found the tile we liked best. We’ve settled on a 2x4 Mosaic glass subway tile.

The install will be over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Facing Potential Master Bath Reno

Thank you. Not sure why they rotated - the originals were oriented correctly.

I think faucet center from wall is about 15 3/4" so you're correct about a skinny tile on the inside. Would it be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Sorry, about the shower walls - I had meant the...

Sorry, about the shower walls - I had meant the surface level of them matching up. I didn't mean the horizontal level.

I've attached some pictures of my progress. The tub area is giving me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Still at this and the wife is about to kill me. ...

Still at this and the wife is about to kill me.

I'm concerned for a few reasons. I have a tile I've laid that now has a hairline crack (it had a large rectangle taken out of one side), my Rubi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Facing Potential Master Bath Reno

I ended up clearing some space in the garage and laying everything out on a solid surface - I feel it worked much better.



My small concern is the top right corner where I'll need a sliver of a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
I went back up and did some more dry layout...

I went back up and did some more dry layout before cutting.

The tub is essentially a Superman symbol with the point in the corner. Tub itself is oval in the middle. I'm going to continue the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Just checking in to see if there were some...

Just checking in to see if there were some suggestions on setting up an aligning the tiles on the tub deck.

Thanks.

David
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Hello again. Haven't been making as much...

Hello again. Haven't been making as much progress as I'd like due to the cold/freezing weather. Makes cutting, mixing and cleanup next to impossible.

Anyhow, I'm trying to layout, measure and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Here's hoping today goes better. I put the...

Here's hoping today goes better.

I put the toilet back in place, but am paranoid about the seal. I filled the tank and ran a few flushes. I assuming it would be obvious if it didn't seal?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Facing Potential Master Bath Reno

Thanks. Of course just after this I was attempting to reseat the toilet and one of the plastic bolts snapped. I'm going to try a thicker wax ring with a flange, and brass bolts.

Turned out to be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Thanks, the Rubi has worked well. Quicker and...

Thanks, the Rubi has worked well. Quicker and cleaner than wet saw.

Meanwhile I've hit a bit of a snag. Is this easily self fixable, or do I need to call a plumber. It's the drain pipe for one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Thanks, much appreciated. I was fortunate...

Thanks, much appreciated.

I was fortunate enough last weekend to use a wet saw (loaned from friend), but now the temperature is 50 (!) degrees lower. I'm thinking of getting a snap cutter from one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,163
Posted By Superman07
Hello again! I hope everybody is having a good...

Hello again! I hope everybody is having a good holiday. Unfortunately still at this project :( but I'm at the point where tile is going down.

We've settled on a staggered 12x24 running the...
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