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Old 08-30-2011, 12:02 AM   #61
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Is anything going to be done with the adjacent wood floor outside of the bathroom?
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:47 AM   #62
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No sir, i was gonna leave like it is. Maybe refinish the hardwood's one day though. I have decided NO marble, trim tile if possible or wood as a last resort....what can i do guy's?
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A raw tile edge will get chipped---use the wood --stain it to match the floor or you vanity.

If you have a tile store in your area ,they might have more varietys of reducers.
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:06 PM   #64
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I called around about some thresholds but they all said that it would have to be special ordered, i'm not even considering that option. So, it might be wood. The white marble might not look the greatest, however the door frame is white. Can i get some opinions on it?? Thank's!
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:11 PM   #65
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The white marble might not look the greatest, however the door frame is white. Can i get some opinions on it??
Opinions of what? Your options are somewhat limited in this case. Make a decision and let's "Git-R-Done.

Do you know any carpenters? A threshold like that can be fashioned in about twelve minutes with the right tools. Staining it will take another four minutes. Find someone to build you a wooden threshold, stain it yourself.
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Alrighty then bud the tile guy, not cable guy LOL. I'm ready to be done with it so i'll get pic's when i'm finished.

Opinion's on the white in front of dark tile, that was all. Didn't know if it would blend in with the door frame or stick out like a sore thumb. Anyway thank's for the reply!
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Ok guy's after deliberating with the lady friend, we decided to get a marble threshold. We went with the wide one because the thin one's looked cheap imo. I got lowe's to cut it but it's just a hair too thick! How can i take of some of that edge? I only have snip's and my diamond blade.
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Too thick?
Aren't the top edges chamfered?
I guess I'm not following the problem.
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My bad Bud, i meant too wide.

chamfered?? If that means bevelled then yes they are.

Give me a sec & i'll post the pic's!
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Got the dremmel tool out w/the metal cutting blade and it cut that marble like it was nothing!! Still gotta take a bit off though but here's the pic's...

1) Got the silicone for the marble, how should i apply it/how much??




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What's wrong with that? It looks really good from here.

I would probably lay down about four generous strips of silicone evenly spaced along the length so that they will spread as the piece is set in place.
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Nothing wrong at all bud!! The marble is just too tight right now. I ran outta daylight so i stopped cutting, it's literally crammed in there now. If anything, you guy's taught me enough about expansion just by reading you're old post's and stuff! It's wedged in really no bs. We love the look and glad we chose it though!!

I will put the beads on it, maybe even a little extra!

1) Should i silicone where it meets the wood?

2) Should i silicone where the tile meet the marble i ass-u-me?
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Put the silicone on the floor--it's easier---silicone the joint between the tile and the marble.

A sander will work fine on marble---
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Ok fella's, i got the tile's down in the threshold. I've got the stuff i need to grout the tile, and any advice would be greatly appreciated. I've searched the forum's some and watched a few video's about the process. Are there any good how-to's or videos that i should check out before starting this process?

1) Seem's like i read NOT to grout all the way to the wall's, but leave it short, is that correct?

2) Should i only do small section's at a time cause it seem's like i would get grout everywhere if i did the whole thing at once?

Anything else that is a major no-no, or any helpful tip's would be great!!

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1) Seem's like i read NOT to grout all the way to the wall's, but leave it short, is that correct?
Correct. A 1/4" gap (at the walls) is the recommendation. At the tub 1/8" gap.
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