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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks tool guy. Appreciate the tips! I also...

Thanks tool guy. Appreciate the tips!

I also have a steam cleaner that I’ve used on dirty bathroom grout in the past and it worked pretty ok.

I actually mentioned our white grout challenge to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks Chris!

Thanks Chris!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-01-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks cx. If it darkens up a bit thats ok. ...

Thanks cx. If it darkens up a bit thats ok.

Hopefully the movement joints dont stick out like a sore thumb. On the next go round Ill plan a darker grout for floors.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
I used customs prism bright white grout.

I used customs prism bright white grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
The tile manufacturer’s photo uses white grout....

The tile manufacturer’s photo uses white grout. That’s what I was going for.
Hopefully they didn’t lead me astray.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
:wohoo: Movement joints completed! They...

:wohoo:

Movement joints completed!

They are properly filled with backer rod and I used customs silicone product. 2 full tubes worth.

I forgot how difficult it is to work with silicone, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
17 bags of thinset and 4 boxes of prism grout...

17 bags of thinset and 4 boxes of prism grout later, my tile project is on the 1 yard line.

:cheers:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks Justin!

Thanks Justin!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Workin on the haze removal but very happy so far...

Workin on the haze removal but very happy so far with the Prism fast setting grout.. Thanks Davy.

I’m hoping to finish grouting tomorrow then time to scrub.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thumbs up Happy to report that I am done laying tile on...

Happy to report that I am done laying tile on this project, finally..

Wanna thank Christopher, Davy, Cx, Bubba, Dan, Phil. Much appreciate it.

Picked up prism grout and a grout float. Gonna...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Mistakes so far: 1. Should have gotten...

Mistakes so far:

1. Should have gotten floor flatter. (I did the best I could tho.)

2. Should have used the proper self leveler. (I’m confident in the jif set but still.)

3. I was not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks again Davy!

Thanks again Davy!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Im finally at the point of thinking about grout. ...

Im finally at the point of thinking about grout. Happy to be at this point. Lol. So far, I am 100% at custom’s prism cementious grout.

I was seriously considering custom’s fusion pro, but after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks mrbottleneck!! I messed up a bunch to be...

Thanks mrbottleneck!! I messed up a bunch to be honest. But I’m hoping the grout stage will help hide the issues. The wife is happy so I’m good for now. Lol
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Here’s some more progress and an update. I...

Here’s some more progress and an update. I decided to go with a sawtooth movement joint as a last resort. Because of:

1. My skill level and, 2. My layout where I was at the time. (The blue tape...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks a ton Chris. Makes perfect sense much...

Thanks a ton Chris. Makes perfect sense much appreciate the info. Using a handheld grinder making that straight line is next level for me. I do not think I have near that ability. That being said...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks cx! I double checked layout for...

Thanks cx!

I double checked layout for length and I can saw cut (after the fact) a 8’ long movement joint (across the plank pattern) and be able to attach a 2x4x10 or an aluminum straightedge to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thanks cx. I can make the joint now and should be...

Thanks cx. I can make the joint now and should be within spec. I’ll double check the length.

As far as the grout line joint I was not planning on it any longer since that width fell within the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Haha. Thanks Chris!! My hats off to you pros. ...

Haha. Thanks Chris!! My hats off to you pros.

I’m jumpin ahead of myself but quick questions if you don’t mind. When you cut in your movement joints after you finished tiling, what saw did you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thought I’d show some more progress. I messed up...

Thought I’d show some more progress. I messed up in several spots but happy with the overall effort.

I have lost 10 lbs so far during this project. I will never ‘F$#@‘ with a tile setter after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By diydanny
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By diydanny
I completed this survey when it was a sticky. ...

I completed this survey when it was a sticky.

Thanks for the awesome forum.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Thank you Dan!!

Thank you Dan!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,951
Posted By diydanny
Well, I finally am continuing on this project...

Well, I finally am continuing on this project after some delays.

Thanks to everyone for the help and advice, it has helped a lot as I stumble through this.

These large tiles get heavy towards...
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