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06-17-2009 10:38 AM
Avaire Archive Author: John
Date: 3/2/2008 2:51 am EDT
Success!

We have a Tile Floor in our Bathroom!!!!

I want to wait till the rest of the fixtures are in before sending any pics but I will get them to you as soon as ready.

Tile went in really fast, (40sq ft. in about 3 hours including grout work) I was a little worried about what kind of mess and hard work grouting would be, but I was worried for nothing. followed the instructions and cleaned as I went (stopped about every 3 feet to clean) and lightly wiped over the seems. I couldn't get the seems to stay absolutely flush with the top of the tile but the deepest grout seem is only about 1/16" below the surface of the tile. I don't want to sound like I'm bragging but if you ask me, the results look every bit as nice as if I had contracted the work out.

Thank you Avaire!!!!
06-17-2009 10:36 AM
Avaire Archive Author: John
Date: 2/26/2008 6:59 pm EDT
Will do!

Just picked up a nice used wet saw from a friend for 20 bucks and bought a new blade....plan to start the install first thing tomorrow morning. Will get a snap shot to you when I get the tile in. should go fast since its only 8 boxes of tile to put down...(laughs during typing)
06-17-2009 10:36 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Jonathan
Date: 2/22/2008 9:22 pm EDT
Please send us a picture when you are done!
06-17-2009 10:35 AM
Avaire Archive Author: John
Date: 2/22/2008 2:13 am EDT
Thanks so much for the fast response to my question. We are remodeling a master bath so the old toilet is already pulled and a shinny new one is in a box in the garage waiting. We have decided to go with the camel tile / Bark grout and hope it comes out as nice as the display at our home center!

Thanks again for the fast reply to my question. I planned to get started laying tile Saturday and now I think I'm ready!
06-17-2009 10:33 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Jonathan
Date: 2/22/2008 0:13 am EDT
We suggest you pull the toilet, and install the Avaire Tile up to the flange. Please be sure to caulk the tile around the flange thoroughly to ensure a water-tight seal to protect against the enevitable overflow scenario.
06-17-2009 10:33 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Jonathan
Date: 2/22/2008 0:31 am EDT
Journeyman -

Thanks for posting your accurate and useful responses! Shoot me an email sometime - I'm curious about your backgorund. jonathan.mcintosh@avairefloors.com
06-17-2009 10:32 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Journeyman
Date: 2/22/2008 0:20 am EDT
Tile always goes under the toilet.
06-17-2009 10:32 AM
Avaire Archive
Tile in Bath

Author: John
Date: 2/21/2008 11:46 pm EDT
I am about to install Avaire in our bath and need to know if the tile should be cut around the toilet or if the toilet may be installed over the tile?

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