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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-28-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
Posted By butterblood
That's always my first thought, Dan. Especially...

That's always my first thought, Dan. Especially with such big tiles. I guess it's my nature to worry it's my fault.
When I say proper blocking the contractor typically supports walls that he knows...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-28-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
Posted By butterblood
Thanks guys Yeah I'm leaning towards trying to...

Thanks guys
Yeah I'm leaning towards trying to get it off in small pieces at a time. Then maybe cutting out the Kerdi leaving a couple inches around the perimeter. Just replacing the meat of it. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-28-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
Posted By butterblood
I'm not putting the blame on anybody yet. For now...

I'm not putting the blame on anybody yet. For now I just need to repair it. But it seems to me they would have had to crank those screws home pretty tight to hold the door. It's frameless so the door...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-27-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
Posted By butterblood
Repairing tile over kerdiboard

It's been a while since I've posted here but I have a question for the pros.
I'll be honest I'm not a big fan of the Schluter shower systems but I have done a handful of them, all with Kerdiboard....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-24-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By butterblood
Laticrete Watertight

I was in Lowes the other day and saw this laticrete waterproof membrane I had never seen before. How is this stuff compared to Hydroban?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4,509
Views: 1,327,539
Posted By butterblood
Same problem with that shower. Homeowner didn't...

Same problem with that shower. Homeowner didn't have the money to gut it.
She contacted the contractor demanding money back and he told them to get in line because he hadn't paid his mortgage in 3...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-10-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,509
Views: 1,327,539
Posted By butterblood
Mastic used everywhere. Up to 3/4" in some areas....

Mastic used everywhere. Up to 3/4" in some areas. Thinset mixed wet and poured into the pan in place of mudwork. 12x12s on the shower floor. 6x6 bullnose cut down with cut edge facing into shower...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-08-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By butterblood
Thanks guys. It was TEC unsanded on the walls...

Thanks guys.
It was TEC unsanded on the walls so I used matching caulk around the fiberglass. I'm thinking a good silicone might hold up a little better. I just don't want to look like a jerk...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-08-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By butterblood
Shower surround issues

I tiled a shower surround last year for a friend who is a plumber. He tore out a 3 piece fiberglass and replaced it with a fiberglass base the same size (2.5x5 and about 3 or 4 inches deep) and had...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,690
Posted By butterblood
So is the wire being nailed down directly over...

So is the wire being nailed down directly over the 3/4 TnG in place of any additional underlayment? I see a lot of guys nailing it down over vinyl which is usually on top of at least 1/4" ply, on top...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,017
Posted By butterblood
I started a similar thread back in Nov of last...

I started a similar thread back in Nov of last year with the same problem.

http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=79018

I actually really like the Permacolor aside from those two...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-13-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,956
Posted By butterblood
This seems to be a recurring problem. It's like...

This seems to be a recurring problem. It's like the third or fourth thread like this I've seen.
And I started one of 'em.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,232
Posted By butterblood
Always room for another Masshole, GCUGG. :wave: ...

Always room for another Masshole, GCUGG. :wave:
Or do you prefer the term "flatlander"
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By butterblood
No problem. I tend to read more than I write so I...

No problem. I tend to read more than I write so I guess I'm sort of a "lurker".
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By butterblood
What town are you in?

What town are you in?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,353
Posted By butterblood
That's too bad. I think it looks fine just the...

That's too bad. I think it looks fine just the way it is.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By butterblood
Yeah those are the plugs which I'm used to...

Yeah those are the plugs which I'm used to seeing. I guess it wouldn't hurt to keep one in the van.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By butterblood
I'm gonna have the HO and GC meet me first thing...

I'm gonna have the HO and GC meet me first thing in the morning and sling some high quality H2O. I'm keeping my fingers crossed because I don't want this pushed off any further.
This plumber is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By butterblood
Thanks guys. the whole shower is rocked and ready...

Thanks guys. the whole shower is rocked and ready to go. The homeowner hired a contractor to remodel the whole bath and that guy hired me. But I'm billing the homeowner directly. He was already a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By butterblood
Waterproofing a rubber liner

I'm Starting a shower this week and I don't really trust the plumber. He has already failed inspection once and forced the whole job to be put off for two weeks while he corrected the problems.
The...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By butterblood
I can honestly say that all though I don't do a...

I can honestly say that all though I don't do a whole lot of new construction, 100% of what I do is done over 3/8" plywood, 3/4" T&G, 16" o.c. Unless it's a one off custom with heated floors or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,155
Posted By butterblood
Problems with Permacolor

Has anyone heard of any reports about Laticrete Permacolor grout having the bags (or boxes) marked with the wrong color? A showroom that I sub work for just switched from Tec to Permacolor grout a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-01-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,953
Posted By butterblood
Right, nor would I ever correct an HD (or Lowe's...

Right, nor would I ever correct an HD (or Lowe's for that matter) employee talking to a random customer, giving them incorrect advice. Which I think we have all seen before. I just don't think it's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-01-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,953
Posted By butterblood
I have to agree with ob1 on this one. I mean no...

I have to agree with ob1 on this one. I mean no offense to Matt or HD but If a customer is looking to buy 600 some odd feet of Bruce pre-finished hardwood and is looking to spend as little as...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-30-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,953
Posted By butterblood
I guess if the HO came to me saying that they had...

I guess if the HO came to me saying that they had a contractor who wanted to do something a certain way that I knew was wrong, then I would intervene. But otherwise no, I wouldn't. But that's just me...
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