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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By CaliGrown
We’re your countertops installed by a company? If...

We’re your countertops installed by a company? If so, get them back out to level it properly within standards.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By CaliGrown
Can’t go wrong with either option, personally I...

Can’t go wrong with either option, personally I prefer option 2. It’ll be a feature and only you’ll know it’s a cheat :F

Btw, I’ve done the same thing before at the top of a niche in my earlier...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By CaliGrown
I’d add screws to secure the cabinet into the...

I’d add screws to secure the cabinet into the studs, then backer board and tile away. If it’s larger tiles could sand and set with silicone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By CaliGrown
Agree with Davy, tack on some lath and float it...

Agree with Davy, tack on some lath and float it with fat mud. Type s can work but is rich with lime/clay and tends to crack when in thicker sections. If you go at it in more than one layer, leave...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By CaliGrown
I’ve used this bit over calcium leaches in a...

I’ve used this bit over calcium leaches in a shot-crete pool, roughed up the surface and it didn’t penetrate huge gouges. Made for a good bonding surface before it could be brown coated.

I’d see...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By CaliGrown
I feel for ya Lou... Way I see it is, tile...

I feel for ya Lou...

Way I see it is, tile over tile is a band-aid approach and you made that clear to 'em initially. Since you're T&M but lack the time, its imperative to make things lean toward...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-22-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 590,295
Posted By CaliGrown
Talking Dang! Good thing we can always trust the media to...

Dang! Good thing we can always trust the media to not be absolutely biased or lie and that science and peer-reviews remain untainted by the influence of money and power.
That aside, the weather in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,101
Posted By CaliGrown
Tile wall ledge, or tile shelf the length of a...

Tile wall ledge, or tile shelf the length of a wall.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-21-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,285
Posted By CaliGrown
Same inquiry as CX in regards to what YOU want to...

Same inquiry as CX in regards to what YOU want to do :)

I have a family friend that became a lineman, he moved to the Midwest for work and bought a nice rv/camper to be mobile for work and have a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,098
Posted By CaliGrown
Very very nice! Great job, professional results...

Very very nice! Great job, professional results and done in a timely manner :D
Forum: The Mud Box 04-20-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By CaliGrown
My kids are getting big! Time’s flying by :shrug:

My kids are getting big! Time’s flying by :shrug:
Forum: The Mud Box 04-17-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By CaliGrown
Happy Easter to Everyone!!

Happy Easter to Everyone!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,264
Posted By CaliGrown
PC’s got ya squared away, here’s a pic :D

PC’s got ya squared away, here’s a pic :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,300
Posted By CaliGrown
CX and others will correct me :) I think you’re...

CX and others will correct me :)
I think you’re good to go with the paper behind the hardibacker serving as your moisture barrier. Redguard on the seams should be okay as an extra measure. However...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By CaliGrown
Found this video, relevant information for your...

Found this video, relevant information for your issue starts at 19:03. Hopefully it helps fix the gap. https://youtu.be/iKJUxFbcg8c
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By CaliGrown
Yes, if I recall correctly the smaller handle is...

Yes, if I recall correctly the smaller handle is the temperature setting and the larger is the volume control. It’s been a long time but I remember the “teeth” having to interlock into one another,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,098
Posted By CaliGrown
Looking good! Yes, grout is just fine :D

Looking good! Yes, grout is just fine :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By CaliGrown
Strange. It’s been quite a while, try rotating it...

Strange. It’s been quite a while, try rotating it around to see if it’ll seat tighter. Here’s the some pictures of delta valves I could find with the finished trim on, there is a slight reveal.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By CaliGrown
Deck mud would be happy at those thicknesses and...

Deck mud would be happy at those thicknesses and lighter on the wallet. If it’s a wood substrate then felt/plastic and lath, concrete or the like use thinset as a bond coat. Since you’re going with a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-04-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By CaliGrown
Morning, Give me a call and we’ll discuss your...

Morning,
Give me a call and we’ll discuss your project and get a plan put together.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-01-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By CaliGrown
Have you tried Epoxy Grout, could even mix it up...

Have you tried Epoxy Grout, could even mix it up before prepping the joints and let it firm up before applying it. Would set up quick IMO. If not that try Prism or Mapei’s Ultracolor FA with hot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,098
Posted By CaliGrown
White Versabond and your marble sill will be...

White Versabond and your marble sill will be happy :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By CaliGrown
I was thinking the same thing Shawn, after taking...

I was thinking the same thing Shawn, after taking it the studs paper, wire and mud.
When you bring it to the studs, could mark and notch ‘em back to give yourself room for 1/2” board or a scratch...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-10-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,601
Posted By CaliGrown
Thanks for keeping us in the loop John. Will do...

Thanks for keeping us in the loop John. Will do my best to make it out next year, God:goodpost: willin’
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-05-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By CaliGrown
Righteous! Glad it worked out for ya :) Enjoy...

Righteous! Glad it worked out for ya :) Enjoy your new & clean tile floor :D
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