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Unread 06-06-2018, 01:12 PM   #16
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I agree with Davy that the issue should of been brought to your attention to go over options, the old tile job was bigger tiles, that would of aided in hiding the ceiling. The window reveals can be cheated slightly to help make things look better. I can understand your side, comparing to the last tile job and how it looked better, but if the ceiling is as far out as these pictures show it's really hard to hide something that bad
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Unread 06-06-2018, 03:25 PM   #17
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I'd say it's more "impossible" than "hard" to hide something that bad. Even a larger tile would show, albeit a little less than what you have now.

This issue really should have been addressed at the framing/sheetrock level.

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Unread 06-06-2018, 04:56 PM   #18
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Bottom tiles are probably off because the tub isn't level. Top tiles are off because of ceiling.

You could take a few rows of tile down and fix the wall or fix the ceiling by adding drywall and shims or whatever they're called to make everything level.

If I had to pick my position, I'd rather have level tile everywhere and a crooked ceiling. Maybe cheat up to 1/2" here and there where it's not noticable but I don't see how you can hide what you have.

Can't see the top edge of the old tile.
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Unread 06-06-2018, 07:56 PM   #19
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If you can not live with it you can hire a carpenter (a very good one) and have then re frame the ceiling level and flat,drywall,paint, and if you want add trim. You can buy trim that does not deteriorate or need paint.
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Unread 06-07-2018, 12:57 PM   #20
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I could re-surface that ceiling for about $40 in materials in about three days time. Would look perfect. A really good drywall guy could do that in a day to a day and a half.

If you really want to make that room look sweet, you would need to very carefully chip off the first row of tiles all around, any tiles by the apron of the tub and slide the tub out. Then level the tub out, shove it back in and re-tile that bottom row and apron area. And yeah, there will be some drywall work needed to get that tub out. But that’s the cheap stuff to fix.

And you’ll need an alternate method of waterproofing the wall to tub line. Not that difficult to do. Many products make that possible today.

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Unread 06-07-2018, 04:24 PM   #21
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Probably the best answer.....
They didn't want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.
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Unread 06-07-2018, 07:40 PM   #22
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he could have pulled full tile off the lowest point of the tub but i dont know what that would give you at the bottom of the wainscotting.

Some jobs you will layout and you just cant get a break others you will layout and then go into a closet and somehow get full tile all along the back wall.

I would try to fix the ceiling.

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Unread 06-25-2018, 06:19 PM   #23
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fixing the ceiling is the only way to go.
i could have it fnished to perfection in a day with second mud coat done next day.
personally i would have gone through that issue with you in the begining, but some people prefer to just do the job asked without taking into account further ramifications.
i can't comment on the tile job because the ceiling has made me too dizzy to see them ;@)
fix ceilng...then see how it all looks.
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Unread 06-25-2018, 06:25 PM   #24
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oh no.....
i just saw the tile and the window.

that is all unacceptable.
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