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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Chairandy
Putting triangular bench base on subfloor is the...

Putting triangular bench base on subfloor is the answer. Thanks. That brings me to molded corners ( Schluter products).... anyone know if Schluter corners are available for the configuration of a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Chairandy
Schluter triangular shower seat install

Need help on how to install a Kerdi triangular shower seat (KBSB410TA) on a sloped floor tray and a vertical drain on opposite end of walk in shower. I am using Kerdi board on walls and need advice...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-18-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
Info requested on shower with grout discoloring.

Mapei rep is convinced it was iron in water used to mix grout and is suggesting Mapei grout refresh colorant... it is an epoxy to be applied to the grout joint. Anyone ever deal with this...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-17-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
Specifically, grout used was Mapei Ultracolor +...

Specifically, grout used was Mapei Ultracolor + FA color white
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-17-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
Info requested on shower with grout discoloring.

Correction on grout used ... I believe it was UNsanded since the grout lines were so small...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-17-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
Info requested on shower with grout discoloring.

The cleaner was applied with a sponge and not sprayed on.

The grout was Mapei sanded ..... white in color.

Sealer was (I believe )a Champion product... ceramic tile sealer..
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-16-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
Info requested on shower with grout discoloring.

Bubba,

Tile with open joints was washed with Dirtex before grouting process.. (Residue left from this operation is the source of my problem, I believe.) Grouting was done shortly after washing...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-16-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
3by5 ceramic subway tile was installed with lugs...

3by5 ceramic subway tile was installed with lugs to leave a 1/16 +spacing using thinset. Tile was grouted approximately 2 weeks later and sealer applied with brush 2 weeks after grouting....
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-16-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
Info requested on shower with grout discoloring.

The 3 by 5 white subway tile with lugs was installed over Kerdi board with thinset. Walls were grouted with Mapei white and approximately 2 weeks later grout was sealed. All looked great till the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-16-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Chairandy
Mapei grout discoloring issue with possible Dirtex source...

Suggestions on how to rectify yellowing of white Mapei grout in a shower will be appreciated. Before grouting I cleaned the wall tile with Dirtex and all went well for a short period of time. I do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Feature strip install on 3 shower walls..

Doing a shower wall that will have a mosaic feature strip ( 5 inches wide)going around the 3 walls at 6 feet high. I am using 3 x 12 tiles and want to know the best procedure to install the feature...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
3/4 of of an inch... My pitch is adequate, I...

3/4 of of an inch... My pitch is adequate, I believe, it is the waterproofing at the sill that concerns me. The walls have ditra band along with the sill. T have a water barrier at sill, I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Thanks for the clarification regarding sill and...

Thanks for the clarification regarding sill and jamb.. You get the overall concern I have regarding waterproofing at sill. I can kerdi band the area before the installation of sill and then Kerdi fix...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
I am using a sloped Schluter shower tray. The...

I am using a sloped Schluter shower tray. The jamb/threshold will 1/2 inch higher than tile in shower. This allows for swing of shower door if they make it swing in.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
My question is regarding the transition from...

My question is regarding the transition from shower floor to bathroom area floor. Plan on inserting a marble jamb at that point with minimal height difference. Customer wants it handicap accessible....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Kerdi fix question for jamb install.....

Have a shower install with no curb and want to install marble jamb between shower tray and bath floor so that tiled transition is minimal. Using Schluter sloped shower tray and jamb will be slightly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Thanks for the input it is greatly appreciated...

Thanks for the input it is greatly appreciated...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
The cement board is to match the height of shower...

The cement board is to match the height of shower jamb for thereby creating a curbless shower transition. There is a slight height difference to keep water in shower area.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Cement board over 3/4 ply installation with screws..

Does 1/4 inch Durock cement board over 3/4 t&g glued ply with I joist at 16 oc need to be set in thinset? Will screws be adequate to secure board before Kerdi heat mat and tile? Communication was a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
regarding combining threads..

Thanks for all the input for my project. Agree to combine enquiries.... not sure what the procedure is??? Andy's bath remodel is OK...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Installation of curb marble on 45 degree question...

I have to cut a marble curb on a 45 degree angle and need input regarding spacing at seam. My concern is waterproofing the seam. Should there be a small seam to allow for grout or should it be a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Chairandy
Absolutely great info.... Thanks.

Absolutely great info.... Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Chairandy
Water test with Schluter LS shower tray question...

Have to pass a water leakage test and need input on how to do it since the shower is almost level with bath floor. I am using Schluter LS sloped shower tray with a linear drain. It is a walk in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Clarification on question.. The 2 by 4 wall...

Clarification on question..

The 2 by 4 wall in question is where shower door will be hung. It is perpendicular to inside wall of shower. It will have tile on both sides ( in and out of shower)and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chairandy
Shower corner input requested..

Using Kerdi board on shower walls and have a short wall that will be plastered on one side and Kerdi on other. My concern is where they meet at corner of a 2X4 wall. This wall will have a shower door...
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