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Hi marq1. I can't stand the thout of tearing it...

Hi marq1. I can't stand the thout of tearing it out. I won't slip. The tile are textured. If slipping is my biggest concern I'll take it.
The pan is waterproof and sloped. I ran water over it before...
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Posted By Grahf

Bad shower slope:(

Took my first shower in a bathroom I've been working on for nine months. Water pools in one area and doesn't drain. I put in a schluter pan that was presloped and a contractor tiled it. How big of a...
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Posted By Grahf

I have the same toilet and same issue. I think...

I have the same toilet and same issue. I think it's a "feature"
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Posted By Grahf

Thanks for the reply. Yeah the gap just looked...

Thanks for the reply. Yeah the gap just looked bad. But after I caulked it I thought maybe it would interfere with water draining. I'm not going to worry about it!
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Posted By Grahf

Liner Shower Drain: Silicone beween tile and floor?

Installed a schluter linear shower drain on a schluter pan. Waterproofing is good (I did a flood test). Someone else tiled the pan. Afterwards I went in and put silicone where the tile wrap around...
04-27-20, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Grahf

Tiling To Linear Drain

Nevermind. Sorry >< I'll figure it out. Didn't see a button to delete the thread.
03-26-20, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Grahf

I've been using a microfiber cloth and regular...

I've been using a microfiber cloth and regular tile cleaner in a spray bottle. Is it possible to scrub TOO hard? That's what I'm scared of above all else....scrubbing too hard and damaging something....
03-26-20, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Grahf

Bring a little color back to the tile?

Excuse me... Just installed about 24 sq feet of this tile:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/LifeProof-Blonde-Wood-6-in-x-24-in-Glazed-Porcelain-Floor-and-Wall-Tile-14-55-sq-ft-case-LP38624HD1PR/308527506...
03-03-20, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Grahf

OK so the tile aren't all EXACTLY the same size. ...

OK so the tile aren't all EXACTLY the same size. They're all a little smaller than 6x24 too but if I added in the 3/16 grout line between tile it would be close. I think I'm going to do some kind of...
03-03-20, 03:40 AM
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Posted By Grahf

Design For Wood Plank Tile

About to start setting some 6x24 porcelain wood grain tiles on one 8x5ft wall and a floor. Of course almost every picture on the internet shows a 33%ish offset. Why not straight set though? Ie have...
02-18-20, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Grahf

omg thank you. Didn't know if they would...

omg thank you. Didn't know if they would interfere with the slope towards the drain. Sometimes good news is welcomed even if it's a lie. But knowing I wont have problems down the road just made my...
02-18-20, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Grahf

Building code I'm reading says 21 inches. Not...

Building code I'm reading says 21 inches. Not sure where you live though.
02-18-20, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Grahf

Kerdi Tray - Indentations

So.... Got my kerdi tray and drain installed (more or less). Seems like I run into an issue with everything I do. I'm never doing this again.

Had a little trouble wedging the tray between the...
02-05-20, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Grahf

The code also says "A water closet, lavatory or...

The code also says "A water closet, lavatory or bidet shall not be set closer than 15 inches (381mm) from its center to any side wall, partition or vanity or closer than 30 inches (762 mm)...
02-05-20, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Grahf

Sounds like your stuff is really tight manden

Sounds like your stuff is really tight manden
02-05-20, 05:51 AM
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Posted By Grahf

That doesn't include the 4.5 in wide curb. If I...

That doesn't include the 4.5 in wide curb. If I make the pan any wider it pushes the whole shower towards the toilet and then I don't have 15in of clearance for the toilet.
02-04-20, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Grahf

So if I give the toilet flange 15 in from the...

So if I give the toilet flange 15 in from the center it leaves me 4.5in for the curb and about 24 inches for the shower pan. The code says I have to have 25 inches for the "shower compartment". Which...
02-04-20, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Grahf

Hold on let me re write this

Hold on let me re write this
02-04-20, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Grahf

Shower dimensions

I've read that there needs to be 15 inches of clearance on each side of a toilet flange from the center of the flange. Does a shower curb that's 4 inches tall count. Would that curb need to start 15...
01-28-20, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Grahf

It was the cheapest guy on craigslist. I'LL...

It was the cheapest guy on craigslist. I'LL NEVER DO IT AGAIN. Everything else in my bathroom I did myself.
01-24-20, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Grahf

A little late. Pictures were a little difficult...

A little late. Pictures were a little difficult to take. Most were taken with the hot water running. I'm just venting at this point.

Plumbing when wall was open: https://postimg.cc/YhvSbw1q
You...
01-22-20, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Grahf

Here's my theory. It's too convenient that after...

Here's my theory. It's too convenient that after months of pecking away at the ceiling and walls the only time I see water on the ground is when I start installing things on the ground.... I think...
01-22-20, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Grahf

You, Sir, do something special for yourself. I'll...

You, Sir, do something special for yourself. I'll post pics in the next 24 hours of my endoscope adventures.
01-21-20, 02:56 PM
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Posted By Grahf

Or if there is a screw in the pex.... It's not...

Or if there is a screw in the pex.... It's not going to leak every 2 weeks.... It would leak all the time.... No?
01-21-20, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Grahf

OK so maybe the water got in from a rain storm. ...

OK so maybe the water got in from a rain storm.

But it doesn't make sense for the water to have came from the pex because if I turn on the shower no more water appears on the ground and the water...
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