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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-17-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi Cody. Couple questions: Are you...

Hi Cody.

Couple questions:
Are you intending for this to be “accessible”?
And there are ways of evening out transitions with prep work. Any chance you wanna share what layers and thicknesses...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 47,268
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Dan. :wave: Sorry, but...

Welcome to the forum, Dan. :wave:

Sorry, but the original poster Sean hasn’t been logged onto the forum for ten years and two days.

But you’re encouraged to start your own thread. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Nevermind drilling holes, Matt. Any decent...

Nevermind drilling holes, Matt. Any decent modified mortar will bond really well. Make sure to duct tape the shelf to the tile for a day with a large “X” pattern.

Can you remove the excess...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Skarn360. :wave: What...

Welcome to the forum, Skarn360. :wave:

What they said.

And....do you have a wet film thickness gauge to accurately measure how thick you're applying the RedGard? Most folks apply it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
1. Not sure I understand your clarification...

1. Not sure I understand your clarification question. I think I'm quite in the same opinion as CX that I like that the USG membrane is thinner and easier to physically work with. It's easier in the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-13-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,783
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The video is “unavailable”. Is it working for...

The video is “unavailable”. Is it working for anyone else?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Getting the floor as flat as possible ahead of...

Getting the floor as flat as possible ahead of time, like Davy said, is THE most desireable option. Good prep work can’t be over-emphasized.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Stay away from any chemical strippers. While they...

Stay away from any chemical strippers. While they appear to remove the paint, the paint will be dissolved and drop deeper into the pores. It’s not what you want.

What is on the business end of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Are you zig-zagging the bullnose to follow the...

Are you zig-zagging the bullnose to follow the stairs? Or are you going to mimic the look of a skirtboard that typically trims the sides of a staircase? If I’m missing the gist of your question,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Tec (brand) allows the use of their unsanded...

Tec (brand) allows the use of their unsanded grout as a setting material if used exclusively with Tec’s XtraFlex additive. Mix it to a sticky, peanut butter consistency.

For Laticrete, Rob Z...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,783
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Anybody got news of things they’ve seen or done...

Anybody got news of things they’ve seen or done (that they wanna admit to)? Pictures?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-08-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
A whole lotta lippage going on in the #2...

A whole lotta lippage going on in the #2 unfinished herringbone pattern.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-08-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,783
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Aw, man. Really? The biggest and best tile &...

Aw, man. Really? The biggest and best tile & stone show and they’ve got parking issues? :suspect:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If it’s working for you...continue. Me? If...

If it’s working for you...continue.

Me? If I wait for it to set up in the joints even a tiny bit, the little bit of excess grout on the faces of the tiles sets up waaaay too much and causes a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-07-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’m getting a little bit of a mixed signal here....

I’m getting a little bit of a mixed signal here. Is the goal to remove the dirt and be happy or to remove the surface coating and apply a new surface coating?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What's the texture of the tile? In the old...

What's the texture of the tile?

In the old days, unsanded grout was used for joints 1/16"-1/8". And sanded was used from 1/8" up to whatever the max specification of that sanded grout. But these...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Using the float up at a sharp 90 degree angle to...

Using the float up at a sharp 90 degree angle to “squeegee” the excess grout after packing the joints helps a lot in the process. It immediately shows if your grout joints are full or not so you can...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-06-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Sorry to hear, Laz. :(

Sorry to hear, Laz. :(
Forum: The Mud Box 05-05-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Actually...I think Brad may have tripped or...

Actually...I think Brad may have tripped or pushed Brian. :suspect:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,019
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Tim, you’ve gotten some erroneous info on Durock....

Tim, you’ve gotten some erroneous info on Durock. It doesn’t contain any fiber-type material. It’s a “true cement board”.

Durock, Wonderboard, and Permabase are all approved by their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Geez, I don’t know if I ever made angled cuts...

Geez, I don’t know if I ever made angled cuts based off a drawing. :scratch: I’ll hold a tile in place and copy an angle...or use an angle finder to transfer an angle onto a tile.

I think TileRedi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Nisha. :wave: Ditra...

Welcome to the forum, Nisha. :wave:

Ditra allows more uncoupling when the tile is relatively close to the Ditra membrane. This means: It's best to correct any variations in the substrate before...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-04-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I have an Alpha wet polisher. But I, as well as...

I have an Alpha wet polisher. But I, as well as a number of friends who have this same Alpha, report similar stories: The thing has busted somewhere along the lines and the folks that make it seem...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-04-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
For the 3-step polishing pads, you’re not just...

For the 3-step polishing pads, you’re not just choosing three grits within the many available grits. You’re choosing a 3-step system. I’m pretty sure Charles meant to say “Viper” instead of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Mixing and matching isn’t so good. Either...

Mixing and matching isn’t so good. Either waterproof behind the cement board or in front. Sure, you can leave out the plastic in a niche and do a little mixing by only surface waterproof a niche...
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