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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-15-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Gozo
Maybe you’re thinking 14mm as being around 1/2”. ...

Maybe you’re thinking 14mm as being around 1/2”. The 0.14mm is about right for a coating layer. You’re looking at about the thickness of a piece of plastic wrap. Pretty easy to abrade through. Do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Gozo
What you’re proposing works fine. I did similar...

What you’re proposing works fine. I did similar over the course of a week (I’m slow) going up row by row. Tape works fine to hold things in place ‘til you get there.
The attached pic is during...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By Gozo
I personally went with a high gloss large format...

I personally went with a high gloss large format tile for my kitchen backsplash. The logic being ease of cleaning. Fewer grout lines, no nooks and crannies to trap dirt. I’m not the neatest cook....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By Gozo
I was thinking the opposite; grind the trim plate...

I was thinking the opposite; grind the trim plate to match the tile profile. Pull the gasket out before doing any grinding/shaping as it’ll still make a good seal when you put it back in place. My...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-05-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,526
Views: 345,808
Posted By Gozo
We’ve veered off the “YouTube” topic, but... I...

We’ve veered off the “YouTube” topic, but... I saw this in the Home&Design Ideas 2020 Sourcebook and also thought the high end separates audiophile market was pretty much dead. Here’s an example...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,985
Posted By Gozo
I’ve used one of those plastic soup containers...

I’ve used one of those plastic soup containers from the Chinese take out place marked off with marker lines. I did something along the lines of “3 scoops to the line” for each pint of water. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By Gozo
I used MSI stacked stone (the narrower stones...

I used MSI stacked stone (the narrower stones than you used) and didn’t have to do any slivers to fill gaps. Yes, there were a few with chipped corners, but as to fitting side by side or top to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,647
Posted By Gozo
I’ve used the Vigo glass door systems. Been...

I’ve used the Vigo glass door systems. Been pleased with the glass and hardware quality and on the occasions I’ve had to use customer service, it’s been a pleasant surprise as well. They have both...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Gozo
The old “measure once, cut twice” routine. Been...

The old “measure once, cut twice” routine. Been there, done that.
How about some epoxy. I’ve seen many different types in various shades of grey and beige that are relatively thick, and you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gozo
I wouldn’t risk taking my “copper tourists” up in...

I wouldn’t risk taking my “copper tourists” up in my attic or crawlspace. I take them in a virtual tour with the pictures on my phone :) . It’s part of the OCD gene.
On the water eating through...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,410
Posted By Gozo
You can take off the mud ring that comes with the...

You can take off the mud ring that comes with the shower valve. Usually just a plastic clip or a screw that holds it. Depends on the brand and model. It’s only purpose is so drywall compound...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gozo
Preventing a fire is usually a good idea;...

Preventing a fire is usually a good idea; especially inside your house.
Seems like you have a bit of a case of OCD. I get it...been there, done that. Keep up the fine workmanship and keep the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,322
Posted By Gozo
Usually I just sit back and watch to see how...

Usually I just sit back and watch to see how these things turn out. Just watched the HVAC video and have to chime in.
Aside from the floor structure being hacked up (that has to be repaired and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gozo
Duh! Through the attic- missed read that part. ...

Duh! Through the attic- missed read that part. You should be fine with copper in that case so long as it doesn’t get be freezing temperatures up in there. Same with heat; otherwise your cold water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gozo
Hi Wolfgang. Sounds like you’re a real glutton...

Hi Wolfgang. Sounds like you’re a real glutton for punishment. I’d have to agree with Cx on not going unprotected copper within a slab, especially new concrete. Cement is very alkaline and will...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-10-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8,645
Views: 1,392,540
Posted By Gozo
I ever really found something I needed to watch that badly

Saw this in a magazine today and wondered if they made that just because they could rather than because they needed to. I’ve never been a big fan of mixing water with electrical. I wonder if the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By Gozo
Hi Abby, I do believe it’s the MSI product. ...

Hi Abby,
I do believe it’s the MSI product. Got it from HD. The stone panels are about 3/4” thick and some stick out, so about 1” thick total at the max. Not at all what’d rate as a very thin...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By Gozo
About the half wall (OT)

So what’s the correct method of doing a half wall? I had one in our dining room that always wobbled and needed constant patching until I finally took it down.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,209
Posted By Gozo
Along the same line of using paint, how about...

Along the same line of using paint, how about using a 2 part epoxy floor paint? You probably could get a sample kit in one of many colors from one of the floor coating companies such as Armorpoxy or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,546
Posted By Gozo
:corn:

:corn:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Gozo
Welcome Eric. :wave: Nice to see another RVA...

Welcome Eric. :wave: Nice to see another RVA member.
1/4” maybe is a bit small. If you prefill the Ditra before burning and back buttering the tiles, you might have enough with the 1/4”. I had...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Gozo
Welcome to the forum. On the bowing of the...

Welcome to the forum.
On the bowing of the bullnose tiles; yup, sometimes they’re like that. On the size difference...I learned from my first big tile project that there’s more to tile sizing and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Gozo
Lay it out and measure very carefully. But, I,...

Lay it out and measure very carefully. But, I, like you, would be hesitant it would still be lined up by the tiled I tiled my way out. Dry lay it and snap some guide lines on the floor. I’d leave...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,836
Posted By Gozo
Ooooo.... I’m jealous. Looks real nice. Very...

Ooooo.... I’m jealous. Looks real nice. Very good work.
On the floor heat thermostat, is that set to 41F? Mine only goes down to 55, both of which temps are essentially off mode. Or is it 41C?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,715
Posted By Gozo
I knew I had a pic with some shims in place. You...

I knew I had a pic with some shims in place. You can see the shim wedge I mentioned on the ledge at the bottom of the picture. Looks like I only used 4; see how the memory fades over the years.... ...
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