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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-20-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Jsmallberries
Grinding set up, see photo. Ended up with 7"...

Grinding set up, see photo.

Ended up with 7" Hitachi, which is now Metabo. This would have work great, but the vacuum is an old dayton from grainger. Not working too well, poor suction power. Even...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Jsmallberries
Maybe I'm over thinking this, but the Rigid vacs...

Maybe I'm over thinking this, but the Rigid vacs have a twist on locking hose, how did you connect the dust deputy to the vacuum, what connectors were used?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Jsmallberries
Floor prep Dust Deputy Vacuum Combo

Just bought a "Dust Deputy", and a 14 gallon Dewalt online. I didn't like the size and shape of the Dewalt, so I sent it back. It was awkward to fit it with the DD

What is a good compatible vacuum...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Jsmallberries
Thanks for the replies, I need a new 7"...

Thanks for the replies,

I need a new 7" angle grinder, any recommendations?, occasional use.

I had a Dewalt I think it was DW840, got way too hot and burned up while using it with a diamond cup...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Jsmallberries
What gallon size, thanks

What gallon size, thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Jsmallberries
The room is 10'4" x 11'8.5" Just checked with...

The room is 10'4" x 11'8.5"
Just checked with my 10 foot aluminum straight edge. . In side to side direction it's not more than about 1/8+ off. When I check it the long way it's just over 1/4" gap,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Jsmallberries
Houdzilla, I want to learn what you did, I will...

Houdzilla, I want to learn what you did, I will look into that. BTW my missing straight edge is a 10 foot 1x3 aluminum.

I found that what I thought was a high spot with a 4 foot level, is a low...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Jsmallberries
Don't have a laser, the concrete floor has been...

Don't have a laser, the concrete floor has been paint over-sprayed, guess I'll need to scarify/ grind off paint prior to adding self leveling as needed. Just found my 8 foot aluminum straight...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Jsmallberries
Check concrete floor for level?

Haven't needed this in quite some.

What is currently the best method to check for flat, not level, for concrete floors prior to tile install. And what corrective measures?

Any way to do this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Liner yes, recessed slab on grade install, So I...

Liner yes, recessed slab on grade install, So I can break out loose area, reset with thinset , regrout should be okay?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Hollow sounding Shower floor tiles

Have been working on my cheap shower upgrade. A 4' x 4' tiled stall shower built in 2000. Replaced the shower trim kit,and cartridge, replaced the marble sills, took apart the shower frame, cleaned...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Will do CK, got carried away. Thanks DAvy,...

Will do CK, got carried away.

Thanks DAvy, of course already cut, I was just about to reposition and re-drill through the tile

I don't think the paint will last over the aluminum, cleaned with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
reinstalling metal shower frame after painting...

reinstalling metal shower frame after painting frame, pony wall maybe? The cut out is where the marble overhangs the pony wall, see pic
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Placement if shower frame?

Not really a tiling question but

6" wide marble sill and threshold. Should the shower frame be in the middle, or closer to inside or outside?

I have to cut out a channel for the frame at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,534
Posted By Jsmallberries
A neighbor used plank tiles.They look great...

A neighbor used plank tiles.They look great except for a room and a long hallway off the main area. They kept the same direction coming in from the front.

So one room and the long hallway have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Best way to seal a small joint marble sills

Horizontal joint between two engineered marble tops over pony wall,stall shower

Grout and grout sealant, or just a small line of white silicone?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
How to remove broken soap dish

Stall shower, concrete backer behind the tile, cracked soap dish was attached with thinset.

I will need to re-set a new dish in the same location. How deep to I have to dig?

Best was to remove...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By Jsmallberries
:cry:(as advised by the guy at the tile store) ...

:cry:(as advised by the guy at the tile store)

If the recommendations you received here don't work, go back to tile store and insist they pay to re-grout it.

How many other customers are being...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
I bought Mapai aqua defense, thinking I would...

I bought Mapai aqua defense, thinking I would cover the backer, but decided to use plastic instead. Trying to keep costs down

Used 1/4" poplar, shaped into a continuous shim with a belt sander
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
sorry , just thinking this through, but what good...

sorry , just thinking this through, but what good is plastic or any other water proof membrane if you then put nails through it?

What about concrete backer slightly angled with a water proof...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Yes main heading to Damage under marble cap on...

Yes main heading to
Damage under marble cap on knee wall, or what ever is the correct name for the top marble.

Now that I look at this again, even if constructed correctly, water will not drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Hey how can I change the main heading? ...

Hey how can I change the main heading?

Anyway, I don't think there is a curb, it's recessed from the slab. This was a failed install from day one, nothing was done correctly. 6 months in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Damage under marble cap on knee wall

I was simply going to remove and refurbish the shower frame, and replace the top cap(6" wide marble) prior to reinstalling the shower frame

The concrete backer board came up with the marble....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-30-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Thanks, For now I am replacing the marble...

Thanks,

For now I am replacing the marble threshold and top cap(that the frame sits on) removing the shower frame to clean & repaint, clean or replace the gasket/seals, new shower valve and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jsmallberries
Thanks Davy,, If I attempt this...

Thanks Davy,,

If I attempt this myself,what's the best method for a long lasting leak proof shower in this recessed slab on grade. It's 4' x 4' interior space.

Would Durock shower system...
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