1. N

    Remove and replace shower river rock tile flooring and marble wall tile water damage help

    This is my first time posting, I searched for a similar thread and didn't find much- apologies if this is a repeat! My upstairs bathroom has a walk-in shower with marble wall tile and river stone floor. The river rock flooring is getting messed up. The grout is cracking and coming loose, and a...
  2. nick9one1

    wetroom form has slight dip

    I have installed a wetroom form (the style below). I have removed the floorboards and lowered the floor so that the form is fully supported. I haven't adhered the form down permanently it yet, but during testing I have noticed that it has a slight dip just before the drain where the water pools...
  3. S

    Tile gap between shower tray and tile

    Hi all, just tiled one of two sides of my shower tray but I’ve left a 7mm gap at the base. Technically and mechanically is this too big? I’d rather not try and redo the bottom row of tiles 🙄 Behind, the plasterboard primed, then silicone sealed then tanking tape then tanking paint before...
  4. C

    Kerdi shower pan extension advice?

    Hey. I doing my first walk-in tiled shower. The shower is 4’x8’. Most of the floor is covered with a Kerd pre-sloped shower tray. I’m going to make up the remainder with drypack (4’x 3’) What I didn’t consider is that, to maintain proper slope, the drypack at its highest point will be 5/16”...
  5. C

    White Tiles Gone Grey Around Shower/Bath

    I've got some matt white ceramic tiles that have gone grey on the shower wall. Presumably water ingress. I had two or three tiles do this before and had them replaced. I've only got a few left to replace the two that have discoloured. Will they go back to the white again and if so can I seal...
  6. rclough1684

    Shower 'stone' getting discoloration ('wet') stains

    I could use some help from everyone! The floor mosaic tile was recently retiled over a tile-redi base but the affected material (pictures attached) was not changed. The stone appears to be soaked or wet with water. I have a few theories about what could be going on here but could use input from...
  7. nick9one1

    how to lay out tiles in wetroom form

    Hi, I'm tiling the floor of a wetroom and would like some advice on the best way to lay the tile. I plan to use 300mm x 600mm tiles, and there is a 800x1100 wet room form installed with a 300mm linear drain. Because the wide of the form has been trimmed, it doesn't exactly match the tile...
  8. O

    Tile trim & shower screen

    Hi I have two questions. First question. My bath is only 700 wide & im only going to tile to the edge of the bath. I have a glass shower screen which I was going to put in after & set it about a 10-15mmm in from the edge. So I’m going to be left with about 10/15mm of tile showing just past the...
  9. Givey Tago

    Waterproofing options for new shower room

    Hi, A newcomer here and thank you to anyone with the patience to read my drivel. I am renovating an old stone house, have just finished a kitchen, and now need to install a first floor shower room (1.7m x 2.35m). The previous owner had the room to a state of green plasterboard walls, and...
  10. J

    Custom Shower Pan Alternative

    I am remodeling a bathroom, adding a large walk in shower - 42 x 78. I will use a 40" linier drain at the entry of the shower. This makes for a single slope install. Is there a reason cannot/should not build an angled subfloor with 4 2x4's cut at slope, anchored into subfloor, sheathed with OSB...
  11. Ollie_selby

    Large gap in corner of tiled shower

    Looking for some advice of tiled my en suite and coming towards the end and gap down the edge is getting bigger as I go higher and looks as though will be about a 20mm gap What do I do?
  12. P

    Help with shower needed

    Hi This is not a specific tiling question - sorry if inappropriate. i am in a position where i need help with my bathroom installation. the shower tray 1500x900 has not been installed level, and the glass panels of the enclosures do not fit into the grooves as intended. the plumber must have...
  13. A

    Tiling on to impey shower tray

    Can anyone help. I’ve installed an impey wet room shower tray, do I need to use the impey waterproof membrane or can I tile directly on top of the impey tray?
  14. Tile Marble Granite

    Schluter shower/wet room 24h flood test

    Shower Tile Repair - Tile Waterproofing in Brownstown MI. Schluter wet room conversion 24h flood test done by Tile Marble Granite Oct 1st 2023 in Huron Charter Township, MI, USA for a customer of mine that needed help with an old school water damaged shower that was leaking down to the...
  15. Tile Marble Granite

    Water Damaged Old School Shower Repair Job

    My last Old School Shower Repair/wet room conversion. It was leaking in the basement to the point where the customer had to put a bucket underneath the drain to collect the water, 100% waterproofed. Flat Rock, MI https://showertilerepair.blogspot.com/
  16. J

    Should I tank rendered brick walls for wet room

    Hi, I am installing a shower/wet room in an upstairs on suite. Shower tray will be installed and three walls tiled to form the shower area. All the walls are rendered/plastered brick. The floor is hardwood boarded with a 6mm OSB overlay. Do I need to tank the walls and floor with it being a...
  17. J

    Should I Tank Rendered Brick Walls in Shower Area?

    Hi, I am installing a shower/wet room in an upstairs on suite. Shower tray will be installed and three walls tiled to form the shower area. All the walls are rendered/plastered brick. The floor is hardwood boarded with a 6mm OSB overlay. Do I need to tank the walls and floor with it being a...
  18. M

    Tiling on Universal Shower Bases

    Hi there - I’m hoping to get some advice. I’m a builder, based in Melbourne, Australia. I’ve recently done a few bathroom renovations, using a Universal Shower Base, where a fibreglass shower base is installed and then tiled over. These jobs were all completed in the last few months, using the...
  19. P

    Sealing a newly tiled shower area

    This is a rather novice question I admit, but I would appreciate some advise. My tiler has grouted the corner of the shower wall, and between the shower tray and the tiles. He also grouted into the ceiling. Is this ok from a waterproofing point of view? I feel uneasy as I thought that grout...
  20. Tile Marble Granite

    Water damaged shower repair

    Water Damaged Shower Repairs Shower tile repair – water damage – tile waterproofing Do you have shower leakage that goes downstairs leading to either your main floor or basement? Read this blog to find out why the worn-out shower leaks downstairs. You are not alone, in fact, water damaged...
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