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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,793
Posted By remodelboy
Filling the gap - empty space under shower wall tile

Whenever I install 2x2, by the time I adjust the layout for the Schluter drain, I end up with a gap between the walls and the floor tile.

I know that this is normal and after the shower walls go...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,793
Posted By remodelboy
Filling the gap - empty space under shower wall tile

I'm about to install several accessories into a new shower stall. This would include several grab rails and a wall mounted bench. I too, am trying to avoid breaking any tile either during the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-07-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,539
Posted By remodelboy
Thanks Davestone, I needed this info and did...

Thanks Davestone,

I needed this info and did a search and found your link.

Question-When I wet the grout (winter grey - Custom Building) and scrubbed it with grout haze remover, it was left...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By remodelboy
Thanks for the walkthrough with the SLC. I did a...

Thanks for the walkthrough with the SLC. I did a search on SLC and Ditra (titles only) and found a lot of addtional threads on the subject although most were pretty old, but still had a lot of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By remodelboy
Jim, Thanks for the quick response! I need...

Jim,

Thanks for the quick response! I need to be doing something with this tomorrow morning.

It is a concrete slab. It had some vinyl that I was going to leave on as a slip sheet, but it was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By remodelboy
3/8" leveling needed under Ditra - ideas?

Read John's book and took the Schluter workshop, but didn't notice this covered.

All ready to lay down some Ditra over a 5'x5' bathroom floor when I noticed that there were some problem low spots...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By remodelboy
I don't think that what you are showing can be...

I don't think that what you are showing can be "fixed". You might be able to patch it, but it will be an ongoing problem that might generate several other problems - like mold, fungus, rot, etc.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,318
Posted By remodelboy
Sorry to hear about your cracked tile job. ...

Sorry to hear about your cracked tile job.

You might want to try contacting a Schluter Rep in your area (Start by clicking on the Schluter Systems button on some of these forum pages). They have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By remodelboy
Slate color band through shower?

A while back, I asked how slate would hold up if used in a shower. The response that I got was that I would not be happy at how fast the slate would start growing "things". I didn't use the slate....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,798
Posted By remodelboy
Heavy Glass Shower door hinged off of thin glass tile.

Just finished an nice thin glass tile shower stall. Customer would prefer the heavy hinged shower door attached to the wall. The glass man is very concerned about drilling and tightening the hinges...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,704
Posted By remodelboy
Cutting glass thin glass tile

We're installing 4x4 glass tiles on a shower stall. They are pre-primed. When cut, the backside of the glass tile ends up a bit ragged and some of the priming comes off.

Will a glass cutter or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-21-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,801
Posted By remodelboy
Mike, Is it possible that on this particular...

Mike,
Is it possible that on this particular project, the joint that you are caulking is a little bit bigger than usual? It's possible that if it were a relatively tight joint, that the caulking...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-21-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,801
Posted By remodelboy
How about that stuff from Custom Builder - isn't...

How about that stuff from Custom Builder - isn't it siliconized acrylic caulking? It's been a while, but I used it a few times without problems, but it wasn't inside a shower stall.

The only...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-13-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By remodelboy
It's mainly for cleaning up the edge of my ocean...

It's mainly for cleaning up the edge of my ocean green slate that was cut down and profiled for a base molding. The stuff practically cleans up with sandpaper - in fact, my next step will be trying...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-13-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By remodelboy
Help me find stone edge sander/polisher

I once saw a sander/polisher kit that was used for putting a round over edge onto 12 x12 granite tiles. I think that it was a kit with about 100 sandpaper discs and the tool in a box for about $200....
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-01-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By remodelboy
The instructions say "for best water and stain...

The instructions say "for best water and stain protection, stone brite should be used after applying super sealer or super seal (allow 1 hour to cure before applying stone brite)".

I'll try...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-01-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By remodelboy
Slate and Color Enhancer?

You guys helped me get rid of the effloresence problem a few weeks ago - thank!!!

I wanted to know more about the look that Miracle's Color enhancer will achieve.

When I wet the slate with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2005, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By remodelboy
Jack, Could you describe the technique that...

Jack,

Could you describe the technique that you used to clean your slate with the sulfamic acid? I've got some efflorescence problems with Custom natural grey grout and Ocean Green honed slate.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2005, 01:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,216
Posted By remodelboy
More Efflorescense problems - please help!

We finally had our slate floor installed. Ocean Green and it looks great. The problem is that last weekend, my friend grouted a couple of the rooms - now the grout in the second room is turning...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2005, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,877
Posted By remodelboy
Thanks Mike - bought some today!

Thanks Mike - bought some today!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,877
Posted By remodelboy
Slate on stair treads - Scluter Trep E?

I'm going to be installing honed ocean green slate. There are two areas that have a few steps. There are two steps down to a sunken living room and four steps down to a den. I just realized that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,240
Posted By remodelboy
Hone & Polished Slate - some questions

In addition to the 1000 sq ft of Ocean Green Honed slate that we were going to have installed on the floors, we are considering using either honed or polished slate for the backsplashes in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By remodelboy
Honed Ocean Green Slate-Planning to Roll on Sealer

I am having about 600 square feet of honed slate installed next weekend and another 400 installed at a later date. I wasn't looking forward to sealing each piece individually. My installer said...
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