Best means to cut existing tile?
brianpeters

I install doors and home windows fairly frequently, and also eextremely when in awhile have actually a situation wright here I need to reduced a tile floor ago to allow for a brand-new door install. I have been utilizing a tiny grinder via a diamond wheel to make these cuts, however wow what a cloud of dust it makes! Of course, I put up a plastic obstacle so I don’t acquire it anywhere inside the home, but it’s still a big mess.

Is tbelow a much better method to execute this? Also, a grinder won’t get all the method right into a edge, so am trying to find a good solution for that.

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April 16, 2018 at 9:35 am#677251
jponto07
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Bloomington, IN

Why aren’t you cutting the door/jamb?


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April 16, 2018 at 11:26 am#677265
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Sorpa
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Pierrefonds, Qc
brianpeters wrote:

I install doors and also home windows rather frequently, and eexceptionally as soon as in awhile have a case wright here I have to reduced a tile floor ago to enable for a brand-new door install. I have actually been making use of a small grinder with a diamond wheel to make these cuts, but wow what a cloud of dust it makes! Of course, I put up a plastic obstacle so I don’t obtain it everywhere inside the house, but it’s still a huge mess.

Is tright here a much better means to perform this? Also, a grinder won’t gain all the means into a edge, so am in search of an excellent solution for that.

I have actually the exact same messy technique, 4″1/2 diamond wheel on a grinder. When I have actually a door or patio door I attempt to install them at the very same level via the floor so I won’t cut it.


April 16, 2018 at 12:10 pm#677270
kurt
welkerhouses.com
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Owatonna, MN - Minnesota

Grout blade on the OMT. It is slow-moving but does the project and the dust is simpler to regulate.


April 16, 2018 at 12:22 pm#677271
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KeeganC
Pro
Bloomington, IN

You can also acquire a diamond blade for the omt, I think the grout chisels are carbide. Pretty exact and also can get in a corner fairly well


April 16, 2018 at 12:28 pm#677273
hojo04
Pro
Burton, Michigan

Can you make porcelain tile edge trim from a continual piece of tile that’s 12×24? If so exactly how do you round off the edge?


April 16, 2018 at 12:38 pm#677274
brianpeters
Pro
Murray, KY
jponto07 wrote:

Why aren’t you cutting the door/jamb?

What I’m talking around is an exterior door via threshost mounted. Some of the old doors we take out have actually a thin threshold sitting on the tile, however the new door thresorganize is around an inch and a fifty percent high on the inside.Its feasible to set it on height of the tile, however it works out better if it sets down on the subfloor.


April 16, 2018 at 1:22 pm#677275
Boschmanbrian
Pro

I assume you are cutting the tile before you install the new door /patio doors?They have these bosch shield for grinders that attached to a vacuum, and for the corner you have the right to perform what Kurt suggested?


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April 16, 2018 at 1:39 pm#677279
brianpeters
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Murray, KY
Boschmanbrian wrote:

I assume you are cutting the tile prior to you install the brand-new door /patio doors?They have actually these bosch shield for grinders that attached to a vacuum, and also for the edge you deserve to execute what Kurt suggested?

That looks precisely what I need! Will need to examine right into it.


April 16, 2018 at 1:46 pm#677281
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Skillman
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They additionally market tiny 4 1/4” wet Circular saws . Puts out a tiny water to store dust dvery own .


Almeans willing to learn .


April 16, 2018 at 3:43 pm#677297
kurt
welkerdwellings.com
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Owatonna, MN - Minnesota
hojo04 wrote:

Can you make porcelain tile edge trim from a continuous item of tile that’s 12×24? If so exactly how execute you round off the edge?

Our tile installer has supplied a wheel prefer this for tile shelves and points like that in showers he has done.


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April 16, 2018 at 4:34 pm#677306
hojo04
Pro
Burton, Michigan
kurt
welkerresidences.com wrote:
hojo04 wrote:

Can you make porcelain tile edge trim from a continual item of tile that’s 12×24? If so how do you round off the edge?

Our tile installer has actually offered a wheel like this for tile shelves and things choose that in showers he has done.

That might be a opportunity tright here. Would you need to do it lightly so you don’t break or crack the tile? Where would you discover this wheel?


April 16, 2018 at 7:12 pm#677325
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Clev08
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hojo04 wrote:
kurt
welkerresidences.com wrote:
hojo04 wrote:

Can you make porcelain tile edge trim from a continuous piece of tile that’s 12×24? If so just how do you round off the edge?

Our tile installer has actually provided a wheel like this for tile shelves and things choose that in showers he has actually done.

That can be a possibility tbelow. Would you need to do it lightly so you don’t break or crack the tile? Wbelow would certainly you find this wheel?

I think the greatest factor that would reason it to crack would be the warm. You have the right to either run water on it as you grind the edge over or simply do a tiny at a time. The process with organic stone is much much easier because you deserve to just use sandpaper or the blade of your energy knife.


April 16, 2018 at 10:22 pm#677365
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CB
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I have used water properly. Makes a runny mess, however not a dusty mess. I have actually provided old towels to make an absorbent dam inside the building, and clear any type of floor mats out of the way and let the water drip/run exterior the structure.

I supplied to have a small 9.6v battery operated Makita circular saw via a water bottle, nozzle, and valve attached, however a corded grinder with the best blade works much faster.


April 17, 2018 at 6:10 am#677402
hojo04
Pro
Burton, Michigan

This is what we desire to perform as a baseboard via our existing tile thats12x24 and also have it reduced dvery own. We wanted like a 45 level chamfering edge on peak via the left over tile from doing the floor.


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April 17, 2018 at 6:21 am#677407
Boschmanbrian
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brianpeters wrote:
Boschmanbrian wrote:

I assume you are cutting the tile before you install the new door /patio doors?They have actually these bosch shield for grinders that attached to a vacuum, and for the corner you deserve to perform what Kurt suggested?

That looks exactly what I need! Will need to inspect right into it.

They have actually them on the list right here, I am eventually going to pick one up likewise.Let me understand what you carry out, and if you do obtain it from the list, just how many type of piggies did it go for.


April 17, 2018 at 6:57 am#677418
jponto07
Moderator
Bloomington, IN
brianpeters wrote:
jponto07 wrote:

Why aren’t you cutting the door/jamb?

What I’m talking around is an exterior door with threshost installed. Several of the old doors we take out have actually a thin threshold sitting on the tile, however the brand-new door threshold is around an inch and a half high on the inside.Its possible to collection it on peak of the tile, yet it functions out better if it sets down on the subfloor.

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Got it! I was picturing internal doors for some factor.

In that instance, I would pick up a dust repertoire attachment for your grinder (assuming it has actually on available). With my Bosch, I find that it collects dust from mortar joints extremely well as lengthy as I don’t crank up the speed, so a VS grinder would be incredibly valuable right here.

The OMT pointer that Keegan made over would certainly gain you appropriate up to the wall as well. Bosch makes both diamond and carbide grit rasps in a teardrop shape that work extremely well for this. Use the rasp to make a nice score mark through the glazed layer and crack off the tile through a hammer…then clean up the edge via the rasp if crucial.


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