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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-17-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Acids don’t clean. They eat. The product you used...

Acids don’t clean. They eat. The product you used gave you some results by eating some of the grout away. But that’s not generally the answer.

I can’t see the condition of the grout right now to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 512
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What CX said. And the EasyMat you asked about is...

What CX said. And the EasyMat you asked about is strictly for non-wet wall applications.

:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-16-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
...a couple of centimeters!!! :eek:

...a couple of centimeters!!! :eek:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 435
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Dave beat me to it. I was going to add a question...

Dave beat me to it. I was going to add a question for your potentisl pro: do you guys read and follow directions on the materials you install?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 512
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What CX said. And try to use a grout that...

What CX said. And try to use a grout that compliments, rather than contrasts, the tile.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-14-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Robert! :wave: If...

Welcome to the forum, Robert! :wave:

If we’re thinking of the same line, it was called “Moonscape”. And that was back around 1992.

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-12-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Sometimes you don’t know what grit to start with....

Sometimes you don’t know what grit to start with. Ideally. You’ll start out with the highest grit that will flatten the partially eroded surface. Then run upwards through whatever grit makes you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-12-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You there, Sam? :)

You there, Sam?

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-12-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If the 4:1 ratio made improvements, do it again....

If the 4:1 ratio made improvements, do it again. I don’t think I remember the last time I used that product, so don’t remember the directions or limitations on how strong you can mix it. If allowed,...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-11-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Happy Birthday, davem!

Whoa...just made it with 2 minutes to spare before midnight! :wohoo:







Oh, wait...davem’s in the Eastern timezone. I missed it by 58 minutes. :(
In that case: Happy belated birthday,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome, Robert! I agree with CX. ...

Welcome, Robert!

I agree with CX.

And...40 points to CX for the correct spelling! :wohoo:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Kinna surprised you don’t already have an access...

Kinna surprised you don’t already have an access panel from when the tub was installed. Around these parts, code says it’s mandatory to have an access panel to at least get at the motor.

Best of...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-11-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Howdy, Mac! I think you take the prize for...

Howdy, Mac! I think you take the prize for longest stretch after joining before posting! :D

Terrazzo gets its shine from being polished very smooth, not from sealers. At more than 50 years old,...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-09-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Alex. Thanks for answering our...

Hi, Alex.

Thanks for answering our questions. It helps to understand what we’re up against and certain limitations to our suggested solutions.

Yeah, those unglazed porcelain tiles with a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
MI’dWelcome to the forum, Matt! :wave: If...

MI’dWelcome to the forum, Matt! :wave:

If you are confident in the seams and a rounded corner is the biggest of your concern I’d leave it alone. You can very likely back-bevel a chamfer onto the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Accessing from the front when no provision has...

Accessing from the front when no provision has been made is usually too destructive.

Are any of the three walls surrounding the tub interior walls where it might be possible to access from the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-07-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,894
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You’re in a difficult situation, Jared. :( One...

You’re in a difficult situation, Jared. :( One option is to complain to Lowe’s who gave you inappropriate advice. In some rare cases, the box stores have acknowledged their responsibility and have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Uneven wear can cause the blade to wander to one...

Uneven wear can cause the blade to wander to one side. Have you sharpened your blade lately?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-05-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Does anybody have first hand experience with the...

Does anybody have first hand experience with the 2 handled HF mixer? I know of a couple of folks that have long lasting reduced gear 1/2” drills from them...but none with the 2 handled mixer.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-05-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Bummer. :( He made it to 103!

Bummer. :( He made it to 103!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-02-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4,712
Views: 1,554,994
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I wonder why the paint is wearing off this floor...

I wonder why the paint is wearing off this floor tile in a commercial bathroom? :shrug:

212048
Forum: The Mud Box 02-02-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
:yeah:

:yeah:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Thanks, I look forward to the pics. I may be able...

Thanks, I look forward to the pics. I may be able to tell which bead of silicone went on first, based on the way they overlap in the corner.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-02-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Jim. :wave: The...

Welcome to the forum, Jim. :wave:

The moisture from thinset mortar will NOT harm the drywall paper face. Even bare drywall. A non-sag mortar is a premium product that is nice to work with and...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-02-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Alex! :wave: Can we...

Welcome to the forum, Alex! :wave:

Can we get another picture or two from a slightly different angle or with different lighting? The lighting on this picture makes it look as though the tile is...
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