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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With a back like that... I’d use an angle...

With a back like that...

I’d use an angle grinder to cut the wall into 16” squares. The squares won’t magically fall off the wall, but they’ll be easy. Attach a vac hose in-line with the blade so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’m all for being as clever as possible to...

I’m all for being as clever as possible to correct boo-boos. But I agree that this is one time to replace the tank instead of attempting to plug the holes. It’s unfortunate, and will cause a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Ah...it’s good to see multiple methods. ...

Ah...it’s good to see multiple methods.

It’s probably because I run a little hot and have a lot of spare energy....
But I mostly use a regular 16oz. claw hammer to punch holes through the entire...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Scrap of plywood on my website is only $8 each. ...

Scrap of plywood on my website is only $8 each. :D




...or two for $20. :deal:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-17-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Blessings, indeed, Chris. :tup2: Happy...

Blessings, indeed, Chris. :tup2:

Happy Father’s Day y’all! :clap1:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-17-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Well, then. Where’d you go instead?

Well, then. Where’d you go instead?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Chris. I second CX’s question about the...

Hi, Chris.

I second CX’s question about the condo association knowing about your plan to install a floor that will transmit noise fairly well into the condo below.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’ve heard marketing folks give a good spin. But...

I’ve heard marketing folks give a good spin. But a real answer?

If you can make a product using less materials to save on production costs and still sell it for the same price as the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-07-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Six sided sealing is something that can cause...

Six sided sealing is something that can cause problems if the sealer doesn’t play well with the mortar. Make triply sure that bonding won’t be compromised by talking to the mortar tech people, as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I see how the area you’re talking about is...

I see how the area you’re talking about is discolored grout.

Ok, while tile and grout are not considered waterproof, if you don’t have a physical gap, water isn’t going to flow in at a high rate....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
My opinion is that any decent quality 100%...

My opinion is that any decent quality 100% silicone will cost less than half that and performs far more than adequately. The fact that your stuff bonds to damp surfaces might be a bonus.

The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Catherine! :wave: ...

Welcome to the forum, Catherine! :wave:

This forum is all about helping folks. Rarely do you hear people spout off and say something like, "Yikes, tear that all out!" We'd much rather tell you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Bill. Maybe I'm not seeing the pictures...

Hi, Bill.

Maybe I'm not seeing the pictures clear enough....with that said...anything wrong with just using 100% silicone at that corner?


:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-04-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
:yo: Frank and Peter have always...

:yo:



Frank and Peter have always produced well writen info that's easy to absorb. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Highly agree with CX. Please only add water...

Highly agree with CX.

Please only add water to the Laticrete Permacolor.

I personally think sealing grout is largely overrated. If you wanna seal it, go for it after the grout is cured with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-02-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 45,028
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Derrick, you’re in! :tup2:

Derrick, you’re in! :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,364
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah. Not guaranteed. But more often than not,...

Yeah. Not guaranteed. But more often than not, the cabinets will go in first.

Besides using le$$ tile, the thickness of the tile will absorb some of the gap between the floor and bottom of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
SpectraLock is a fine choice if you don’t mind...

SpectraLock is a fine choice if you don’t mind the relative high cost.

But if you’re looking for a cementitious grout, I’d go with Laticrete Permacolor. It dries to the advertised color every...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-28-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Caleb. Some basic details may help in...

Hi, Caleb.

Some basic details may help in pairing you with a pro. Like: what are you looking to have done? What kind of tile? Anything special about this job? And is this part of a larger...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-28-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8,513
Views: 1,226,544
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Congrats, Justin! :wohoo:

Congrats, Justin! :wohoo:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-27-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Did you use “Barkeeper’s Friend” in the dry...

Did you use “Barkeeper’s Friend” in the dry powder or the liquid type?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Tim. :wave: First...

Welcome to the forum, Tim. :wave:

First thing to know is that the floor should be prepped so that it's flat. Most slabs are smooth, but they're wavy. And you've got relatively large tiles. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Bubba-to-Clark, Bubba-to-Clark, Come in Clark! ...

Bubba-to-Clark, Bubba-to-Clark, Come in Clark!

You there?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome, MER. :wave: There's a LOT going on...

Welcome, MER. :wave:

There's a LOT going on in your few sentences. Let's start with asking:

Not familiar with "Denboard". Is it possible you're meaning to say "DensShield...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Kyle! :wave: Looks...

Welcome to the forum, Kyle! :wave:

Looks good. Sounds like you meant to say "Goof Proof" shower system? So that means you waterproofed the pan with a liner? What did you do for waterproofing on...
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