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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Snets
Justin, glad you stopped by. As far as the...

Justin, glad you stopped by.

As far as the edge, I'm guessing that your 12x24's likely do not have a coordinating bullnose for your counter edge. If that is the case, you are pretty limited - I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Snets
I would love to help on this one but I live in CA...

I would love to help on this one but I live in CA and we don't talk about shower valves that emit more than 1.8 GPM since July 1, 2018. I'm peeking through the blinds now to see if this post...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Snets
You can also use a tape measure between your...

You can also use a tape measure between your fence and the wheel. With enough cuts, you will become one with the scale on your cutter and know exactly where to set it for any particular measurement.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Snets
I think PC's FIRST suggestion (Posts #3 & #9) is...

I think PC's FIRST suggestion (Posts #3 & #9) is what I would do, absent starting over. Given the right tools and the skills, you could dig out a flat rectangle in the stone the exact size of an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By Snets
Including a high-quality bath fan in your design,...

Including a high-quality bath fan in your design, coupled with a timer control switch will make a big difference in mold/mildew. I had a good fan for years but only used it until I left the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Snets
John, This Schluter Dilex-AHK profile...

John,

This Schluter Dilex-AHK profile (https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/Profiles/Cove-shaped-Profiles/Schluter%C2%AE-DILEX-AHK/p/DILEX_AHK) eliminates the need for caulking your floor to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,553
Posted By Snets
Thanks, Christopher! I think the timeline was...

Thanks, Christopher! I think the timeline was appropriate. Remember though, this did not include demo, my friend did that, probably 10 hours.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By Snets
If you can pull the tub out, you can re-do the...

If you can pull the tub out, you can re-do the plumbing. I suggest an all glued-together system as opposed to fittings.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,013
Posted By Snets
Ouch. Sorry. I tried :)

Ouch. Sorry. I tried :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By Snets
Your first pic is what everyone will see. I doubt...

Your first pic is what everyone will see. I doubt you have a bunch of folks soaking in that tub, looking up, critical of your tile work. Nice recovery. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By Snets
Why can't you just slide the tub to the back wall...

Why can't you just slide the tub to the back wall studs and install per the tub manufacturer's directions, likely stringer attached to studs. On the ends, if the framing is too wide, fur the studs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,158
Posted By Snets
Thanks. Dan & John. I appreciate the kind words....

Thanks. Dan & John. I appreciate the kind words. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,553
Posted By Snets
Well, finally got it done. My friend is very...

Well, finally got it done. My friend is very happy with the final product. As you know I (we) were shooting for 80 hours labor on this job, ended up 80.75. Anyway, wanted to close with a before and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By Snets
If I "had" to install that bench with no other...

If I "had" to install that bench with no other choices, this is how I would do it:

Do everything in the instructions up to the point of installing tile. Then, insert the actual bench "legs" into...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By Snets
I've never built a traditional shower receptor...

I've never built a traditional shower receptor (PVC Liner, pre-slope, etc.) but sounds like you have done your homework: You did a pre-slope, you used corner dams with correct glue, you understand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By Snets
Consider it a "feature."....Likely nobody will...

Consider it a "feature."....Likely nobody will notice but you.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By Snets
Hi, Anna. HERE...

Hi, Anna.

HERE (https://www.hollspa.com/pages/installation-manual) is a link to the installation manual.

So this attaches to framing inside the wall with brackets that are inside the wall. Then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By Snets
I'm not a Redguard guy so I do not know what...

I'm not a Redguard guy so I do not know what happens to waterproofing when you smash tiles out. I do know it it likely better than trying to remove tiles from Kerdi, as it relates to waterproofing....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,797
Posted By Snets
Really, really nice job on that shower! Well...

Really, really nice job on that shower! Well done, DIY tile brother.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,158
Posted By Snets
Touché, CX :D I never revealed my original...

Touché, CX :D

I never revealed my original plan in this thread, which was to chip off the very off-white, 4x4 tiles and renew with white subways over the mud walls, keeping the original fiberglass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By Snets
I think the biggest question is: What is your...

I think the biggest question is: What is your waterproofing behind the tiles? That may dictate whether or not removing tiles is appropriate, and possible without compromising your waterproofing. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,158
Posted By Snets
Finally got around to posting the 100% done...

Finally got around to posting the 100% done bathroom. Before and after.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,797
Posted By Snets
I can't let you post your final photos sideways!

I can't let you post your final photos sideways!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By Snets
I prefer to do the back wall first, it makes the...

I prefer to do the back wall first, it makes the 90-degree silicone joint in the corner less visible from outside the shower, IMO. Looks like you are on your way to a nice shower!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,013
Posted By Snets
Travis, set your first sheet with the 1/4" square...

Travis, set your first sheet with the 1/4" square notch, embed the sheet of tiles to achieve full coverage and examine the grout lines for excess mortar squishing up into the grout lines. If all good...
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