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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Dave Gobis
If you turn to glue to goo, the thinset won't...

If you turn to glue to goo, the thinset won't stick.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By Dave Gobis
I would want it replaced.

I would want it replaced.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By Dave Gobis
Backerboard joints should have been off set. No...

Backerboard joints should have been off set. No tape would amplify the issue.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-13-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Dave Gobis
I used to do some follow ups when I felt good...

I used to do some follow ups when I felt good about a bid. Also got the call about could you fix what the low bidder messed up. My response to those was it is either all or nothing, no halfway.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Dave Gobis
From personal experience, I can assure you your...

From personal experience, I can assure you your not as invincible as you think when it comes to sucking dust. Some get lucky, many don't. By the time you find out which category your in you likely...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Dave Gobis
One of my memories from CTEF tile training was in...

One of my memories from CTEF tile training was in CA. We did a series of week long courses there. California has a fabled C-54 license for installing tile. If somebody has one (as required be law)...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-04-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 10,299
Posted By Dave Gobis
Just cold here, no snow, but been below zero...

Just cold here, no snow, but been below zero quite a bit for 7 days with winds.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-04-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 10,299
Posted By Dave Gobis
I have a compact utility tractor (no big loader)...

I have a compact utility tractor (no big loader) that I can use for piling snow if needed. I live in the woods and trees line the drive in most areas. If we get a lot of snow I need to move the...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-03-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 10,299
Posted By Dave Gobis
Now that I have got used to the V, after 5 years,...

Now that I have got used to the V, after 5 years, I would probably put one on the big truck but I am still running a straight blade. A side note, went to poly on the V plow edge and rubber on the...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-03-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 10,299
Posted By Dave Gobis
I used to plow commercial. Now I just take care...

I used to plow commercial. Now I just take care of my own stuff and a few snowbird neighbors. The Gator is good up to about 10", then I drag out the dump truck.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dave Gobis
While I am NOT a promoter of the product...

While I am NOT a promoter of the product category, you may want to look into a moisture mitigation system manufactured by your selected setting material provider. 6 mil plastic is not an appropriate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dave Gobis
Understand that when you take moisture readings...

Understand that when you take moisture readings they are good for the day you take them. Heavy rain, irrigation, site drainage changes, shrub and mulch planting can all change things. The important...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dave Gobis
Unless you have exceptionally high moisture in...

Unless you have exceptionally high moisture in your slab the iron oxide is unlikely to be a problem in a floor application. It might be prudent to check. The epoxy backing is the biggest concern I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-29-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Dave Gobis
My experience is 50/50. Vermont slate holds up...

My experience is 50/50. Vermont slate holds up pretty good. We have done outdoor work with that in WI.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-24-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Dave Gobis
Took me awhile to grasp it all myself, had the...

Took me awhile to grasp it all myself, had the same reservations.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Dave Gobis
Justin, drive your car over a piece of drywall...

Justin, drive your car over a piece of drywall and see what happens, nothing. Tenting is caused by restricted movement. All tile grows with changes in heat and moisture. Thermal expansion is a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Dave Gobis
If something raises up in the air it has to be...

If something raises up in the air it has to be restrained someplace. It wants to occupy more space than it has and is restricted from doing so.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Dave Gobis
Oldest pictures in the collection are a bonded...

Oldest pictures in the collection are a bonded mud floor in a basement that tented after 64 years.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Dave Gobis
If the adhesive disappeared into the slab that...

If the adhesive disappeared into the slab that means it went into the pores of the concrete. It is those same pores the Portland or thinset would go into and bond. For a thin layer of mortar to bond...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Dave Gobis
Make a panel with some quarry tile and 1/4"...

Make a panel with some quarry tile and 1/4" joints. Give him a unit of IG epoxy and tell him this is his test for $125. If he can read the instructions and figure it out and do a good job maybe he is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Dave Gobis
Is it 4 1/4" or 4 3/8"?

Is it 4 1/4" or 4 3/8"?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-08-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Dave Gobis
If your installing tile over it make sure it is...

If your installing tile over it make sure it is rated for tile. I would dig a little deeper than "sure no problem".
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-07-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By Dave Gobis
Didn't I hear about this yesterday? By the way,...

Didn't I hear about this yesterday? By the way, that specific tile is rated a Class 3 under the ISO Stain Test.

ISO 10545-14
Stain Resistance and Maintainability
Method applicable to all...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-05-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Dave Gobis
We did some coaches for NASCAR guys when the...

We did some coaches for NASCAR guys when the circuit was in the area. Other than a stiff floor, we made sure we had soft joints everyplace there was something rigid. Never had any complaints. We have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,235
Posted By Dave Gobis
I would pull it out and start over if it were me....

I would pull it out and start over if it were me. What you propose is a one off science experiment that nobody can answer. It is real easy to see moisture vapor getting trapped in there and making a...
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