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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,559
Posted By Kman
Both are fine. But if you mix them, it...

Both are fine.

But if you mix them, it makes toxic gas. :devil:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Kman
Specifically where is the backsplash? Do you...

Specifically where is the backsplash? Do you have a link to the mother of pearl tile you plan to install, or a picture?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Kman
A matching silicone might work. Let me...

A matching silicone might work.

Let me direct to some guys who are in the biz.

Check your private messages.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Kman
Is there a particular reason to use sanded grout...

Is there a particular reason to use sanded grout on those 1/16" joints?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-19-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Kelli. :) Yeah, the...

Welcome to the forum, Kelli. :)

Yeah, the humidity caused his boot prints everywhere. :rolleyes:

If the humidity was going to cause him problems, he should have waited for a better time. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By Kman
One of these would help. :D 202645 ...

One of these would help. :D


202645


The few that I've done I would punch a hole in the wall next to a stud, then use a prybar against the studs to pry loose the lath. Hopefully, the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-19-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By Kman
Wasn't Power Grout the one they were sending out...

Wasn't Power Grout the one they were sending out a hardener to treat the grout due to that problem?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By Kman
Look up Laticrete Stratamat on Amazon. It's much...

Look up Laticrete Stratamat on Amazon. It's much cheaper when you buy a full roll.

Edit: Right now it's about $1 a foot. You'll likely need a bit more than a roll (320 square feet), but you can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By Kman
In my area, it's a couple of bucks more per...

In my area, it's a couple of bucks more per sheet.

Not worth it, in my opinion.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By Kman
One of the main reasons I don't use Hardibacker.

One of the main reasons I don't use Hardibacker.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 717
Posted By Kman
If you'll use a 60lb. bag of Quikrete...

If you'll use a 60lb. bag of Quikrete sand/topping mix and half of a 50lb. bag of sand (either one you mentioned will work), you'll have the right mixture.

Make sure to mix it before you add...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,063
Posted By Kman
Starr-freakin'-Tile. :shake: He thinks...

Starr-freakin'-Tile. :shake:

He thinks grout sealer is all you need for a waterproof shower.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Kman
Here's...

Here's (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/laticrete-live-2018-tickets-41949161070) the site to register. Seating is limited, but it's free.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Frank. :) Nope, you...

Welcome to the forum, Frank. :)

Nope, you can't really install Ditra over paint, so you'd have to sand it all off.

For my money, I'd rather just use cement board. The paint won't be an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-13-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,232
Posted By Kman
Don't you mean, "Flows out onto the freshly...

Don't you mean, "Flows out onto the freshly spread thinset mortar"?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 462
Posted By Kman
Cement board screwed into the curb is a failure...

Cement board screwed into the curb is a failure waiting to happen. Every screw penetration is a soon-to-be leak.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-13-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Craig. :wave:

Welcome to the forum, Craig. :wave:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,471
Posted By Kman
You could also just cut a wedge out of a 2x4,...

You could also just cut a wedge out of a 2x4, remove the green board, nail the wedge in place, and replace the green board.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,394
Posted By Kman
It's easy to get ahead of yourself when grouting,...

It's easy to get ahead of yourself when grouting, and sometimes it's trial and error to see how far you can go before you need to start cleaning.

Make sure there's no air blowing on the grout when...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By Kman
Consider that much of your living room floor will...

Consider that much of your living room floor will be covered where it meets the wall, i.e. under the couch and other furniture. That's one reason I don't put as much attention to the tile size at...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-09-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,232
Posted By Kman
I leave mine in place. They're probably 3/16"...

I leave mine in place. They're probably 3/16" thick and are easily covered by the waterproof membrane.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By Kman
1. Pull the carpet up a bit and tile up to the...

1. Pull the carpet up a bit and tile up to the frame of the stairs, leaving a 1/4" gap for expansion. The new carpet will cover it. You may have to remove a piece or two of tack strip from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By Kman
I think you're going to have more tile come loose...

I think you're going to have more tile come loose as time goes by. You can replace them as you go, but I don't think it will solve the problem.

Eventually, you'll be replacing the entire floor. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Kman
Carol, please keep all questions related to this...

Carol, please keep all questions related to this project on this thread so that questions and answers aren't duplicated, and the history is in one place. When you start a new thread for each...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-08-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,232
Posted By Kman
How would one bond it to a slab?

How would one bond it to a slab?
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