Our House Building Adventure

We bought 3 acres of raw land in Wyoming... started clearing it... dug the basement... poured cement... and started framing!

This blog details our house building adventure... building our new home... ourselves!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Some really good "How To" tiling videos...

Here are some good "How To" tiling videos:
Tiling Videos, a whole step by step collection

Today I'm cleaning up my tile grout lines to get ready to grout... then jumping into grouting!  A brand new 1st floor bathroom is in our very near future!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Laying tile in 1st floor bathroom... update

I have finished ALL the needed cuts to finish my tile job!  Yay!!!!!!!

Now for some left over cheesy ham & potato soup, a run to the Post Office... then I'm going to mortar those tiles in place.  I will be finished laying tile in the 1st floor bathroom this afternoon!!!!
Have to mortar the tiles around the flange and forward...

Got all the cuts done.. now for the mortar!!!

Next up...
Clean up tiles and grout lines... then... GROUT!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Got the flange tile all cut!

I cut straight lines thru the tile where pieces need to be removed.

Then, went to work using tile nippers to break away piece by piece.

I removed all the tile pieces using tile nippers.

Dry fitting... Looks good!
Here it is!  Dry fitted... Before I mortar it in place I'm going to check with the Plumber... aka... my hubby!

1st Floor bathroom tile update 1/11/11

I'm back to work on tiling the 1st floor bathroom!  Toilet flange cut... that's the next step!

How to tile a bathroom

Here's a good reference video for tiling a bathroom:

And even more step by step instructions with video: