First of all, never put self leveling cement under the cement board. When the cement board gets nailed or screwed down the SLC will turn to crunchy...
TileguybobMember since 07/03/05
STOP!!! NO SEALERS on the concrete. It will inhibit the bond of the thinset and just use the waterproof membrane around the sink opening on the cou...
If its real ceramic tile and in good shape, no loose or cracked pieces then you can go over it as long as height is not an issue. If its anything e...
Dal has regional distribution warehouse all around the country. Check your yellow pages or do a google search to find one close to you. Their sizi...
Yes, sometimes you can pour a self leveling cement in the low area, but it depends on what kind of flooring you have down or are planning to put down.
Hardwood planks are considered dimensional lumber and as such they offer too much instability under the tile, in other words they move a lot and a ...
Usually they are adhered to the wall with silicone caulk, then another bead of caulk is put on to fill the crack between the wall and the backside ...
If its a metal chest then a wet sponge and some picking at it will do the trick. Get the solids wet and let sit for a minute then pick off the chun...
Try some Oxyclean mixed to a paste and put over the stain. If that doesnt do it try some TSP.
The discoloration is normally due to moisture absorption and does go away, but with that Premixed junk, I dont know. My vote is to pull up the tile...
Some of the tool rental centers have a scraping machine that is most often used to remove vinyl flooring and adhesive. Seeing that there are no nai...
The copper accent tiles need to be set in the same modified thinset that you use for the granite. Other than that, your questions on the copper sho...
You can lay ceramic directly but only under certain conditions. You need 1 & 1/8" minimum, no sheet thinner than 3/8". The ply has to be CC plugg...
Sounds like a joist is crowned up. If you can get the ply off over that joist you could plane it down level with the others.
A floor does not have to be level for ceramic tile but it does need to be flat. Flat means no washboard effect, level means a ball wont roll to one...
You can wait but be careful about rolling anything heavy over the ungrouted joints. Maybe a throw rug over the heavy traffic areas. Then vacuum out...
What kind of tile, vinyl or ceramic? Either way, the safest thing to use would be GoldSolv, can be had over the web at http://www.sspenviro.com Y...
Are these boards tight to the walls or is there any room for expansion? Why I ask is because in the world of ceramic tile we sometimes see someth...
Keep a pair of pliers handy. It always seems that the staples holding down the luan tear through it and remain embedded during removal. Another tes...