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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By Tiletim
What I see is normal capillary action of the...

What I see is normal capillary action of the water .

A proper water test is to fill just below curb line and let sit for 24 hours.
mark the full line and observe after 24 hours if it has fallen...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-10-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,676
Posted By Tiletim
did you ask if his bidding experience was 27 yrs...

did you ask if his bidding experience was 27 yrs ago - back when everything was a true 4.25 bisque?

I would of told him to open up his grout joints to make up the difference :stick:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-30-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,078
Posted By Tiletim
Rick, nice work - clean and balanced was...

Rick, nice work - clean and balanced

was the 338 all from the same bag?

did you use customer's water - possible minerals or a softener regen.

I've had jobs in the past darken then lighten...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-30-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,896
Posted By Tiletim
this was on sale last week at CPO outlets...

this was on sale last week at CPO outlets...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By Tiletim
This is what you need to do if you want inside...

This is what you need to do if you want inside dimensions of 48x48 for your shower with out cutting anything.

build a corner out of fat mud - it's cheap and easy

edit: read specs on whats...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-27-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21,521
Views: 3,838,483
Posted By Tiletim
Man I love this thread ! I still miss...

Man I love this thread !

I still miss setting tile and all the thinking (problem solving) involved.

I get a chuckle how only tile guys pick up on the little things that most go unnoticed by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,882
Posted By Tiletim
If you already bought the kerdi kit with the curb...

If you already bought the kerdi kit with the curb i would have no problem cutting it down and using it.

here is one I did : ripped on a table saw
cut down curb...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-24-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,582
Posted By Tiletim
Kerdi Drain Adapter Kit

Any of you guys ever use the Kedri drain adapter kit that will mount to a clamp style base? (retrofitting a clamper to a kerdi drain without busting up concrete)

If so how did you like?

Been...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,666
Posted By Tiletim
John, I'm guessing an entry level position and...

John,
I'm guessing an entry level position and pay may commensurate experiance.

just a guess - haven't spoken to Dan about the position -------- yet
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,666
Posted By Tiletim
it's 2 right now with a wake up in the am of -14...

it's 2 right now with a wake up in the am of -14 real temp with windchill temps of -30 to -40.
schools canceled.

Dan, ya had me sold at any temp above freezing.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-05-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,996
Posted By Tiletim
sorry Brad for jacking the thread. Sadly I...

sorry Brad for jacking the thread.

Sadly I don't see a future in tile even up here - same situation as Brad and every where else.

At the point in my life that I start using more of my noggin...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-05-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,996
Posted By Tiletim
every f-ing day !!! this job is mind numbing...

every f-ing day !!!

this job is mind numbing - same sheit diff day

Tile always allowed me to problem solve and use my brain constantly.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-05-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,996
Posted By Tiletim
not at that would imply that I would be...

not at
that would imply that I would be serving mcnuggets to nothing but spanish customers. lol

I work for the logistics company that provides the services for McDs.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-05-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,996
Posted By Tiletim
race to the bottom

Hey fellas,

been a while since I been on the JB site.

I'm out the the tile game now , been almost 4 yrs - time flies !!

Thought I would respond to my fellow ex Minnsesotian Brad.

I hope...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 65,311
Posted By Tiletim
you need one of these: a margin float homer...

you need one of these: a margin float

homer or Lowes sells them

or if really small an old credit card
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-26-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Tiletim
are you doing this install? Using top notch...

are you doing this install? Using top notch levels (Stabila):tup1:

also is that window in a wet area? the jambs need to be addressed if so.

looks like Kerdi Board construction.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-26-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Tiletim
That's part of it, mostly concerned about the...

That's part of it, mostly concerned about the residue in the grout joints

The MSDS sheet says it can be cleaned up with dish soap and water.


No, if anything you are closing or reducing the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-25-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Tiletim
Jonathon, that is a great product!! and a...

Jonathon,
that is a great product!!
and a Minnesota company to boot!
I do have some concerns with it though - it contains HYDROTREATED LIGHT PETROLEUM DISTILLATES and aluminum oxides.

meaning...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-25-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Tiletim
after re-reading your post - I am pretty sure...

after re-reading your post - I am pretty sure that the adhesive used to hold the clear plastic in place during shipping is the cause here. which is a good thing

every polished porcelain I have...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-25-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Tiletim
use Goo Gone 1st try this on an a scrap...

use Goo Gone

1st try this on an a scrap piece to make sure it won't leave any residual compounds on this particular tile.

Remove Crayon from Tiles using Goo Gone

Before starting, test the...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-01-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,921
Posted By Tiletim
LT, I was in your shoes almost 3 yrs ago now...

LT,
I was in your shoes almost 3 yrs ago now (man time flies)

I closed up my tile biz 3 yrs ago - just sick and tired of being sick and tired - oh and working harder for less & less money it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By Tiletim
Zoltan has the right idea - plus I can almost...

Zoltan has the right idea - plus I can almost guarantee you have some sill rot under that window.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By Tiletim
I would pull the hardie and and get it back to...

I would pull the hardie and and get it back to the ply - using a cup wheel and grinder - delicately -then a flap wheel the to remove any remaining thinset.

If you used the ultra cheap thinset...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-04-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 97,072
Posted By Tiletim
couldn't agree more! I tend to stay away...

couldn't agree more!

I tend to stay away from these type of threads but your last post John peaked my interest.

I read and re read it a couple times - I am curious why you call a federal...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21,521
Views: 3,838,483
Posted By Tiletim
JD, very good look in that shower - like the...

JD, very good look in that shower - like the granite work.

Mark - just as everyone has said - incredible work

and your pic of what it "really" looks like - LOL

every time I see shower...
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