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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,046
Posted By Dave Gobis
Neither NTCA nor CTEF rate installers. An NTCA 5...

Neither NTCA nor CTEF rate installers. An NTCA 5 Star contractor has been vetted as one who consistently provides a high level of service and satisfaction while at the same time employing good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,046
Posted By Dave Gobis
If your measuring diagonal warpage you have to...

If your measuring diagonal warpage you have to measure from the center out with a calibrated table and gauges or a machined straight edge. There are few machined levels, but a few.

A credit card...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,046
Posted By Dave Gobis
:corn:

:corn:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,326
Posted By Dave Gobis
RightWay. Had trouble with your showers going...

RightWay. Had trouble with your showers going wrong? Try the RightWay!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,181
Posted By Dave Gobis
Tile products are designed as bondable membranes....

Tile products are designed as bondable membranes. That would be my question. On a floor there is also the concern of how compressible.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-19-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By Dave Gobis
They were not in favor of the change but accepted...

They were not in favor of the change but accepted it was going to happen and used the occasion to sell a premium rather than commodity product. I was there for much of the conversation including...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Dave Gobis
A drain and wall.

A drain and wall.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By Dave Gobis
No standard, no expectation of performance other...

No standard, no expectation of performance other than as advertised.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-09-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Dave Gobis
Think I would pass on the Oatey Pat. CPE would be...

Think I would pass on the Oatey Pat. CPE would be a better choice than PVC. It ages nicer under brutal conditions.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-09-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By Dave Gobis
There has been more than one CX.

There has been more than one CX.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Dave Gobis
Been on the market for about 20 years. Call...

Been on the market for about 20 years. Call Finpan and ask. I know tile isn't a problem. Not so sure about stone.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-14-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Dave Gobis
By the way it was flamed limestone. It wouldn't...

By the way it was flamed limestone. It wouldn't scare me but I know the source. Would feel differently if I didn't.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Dave Gobis
Don't know enough about the drain or base but it...

Don't know enough about the drain or base but it is safe to say the floor is holding water for some reason. As long as it does the problem will not go away.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Dave Gobis
I have some dolomite limestone exterior that sits...

I have some dolomite limestone exterior that sits under snow for 4-5 months a year. Get some occasional minor scaling but for the most part it has held up well. Not a good choice for pool decks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By Dave Gobis
Lot of car dealer service bays and some work...

Lot of car dealer service bays and some work areas are tile. Full support is the key. Make sure whatever the patch material used is exterior rated.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,027
Posted By Dave Gobis
From my perspective, based on past experience...

From my perspective, based on past experience with these types of claims, if the chipped edge was grouted in you own it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By Dave Gobis
If you decide to dig in for a fight, my mantra...

If you decide to dig in for a fight, my mantra would be I just wanted a code compliant shower base. Get a copy of your local plumbing code and send it with your request.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Dave Gobis
NTCA has a white paper on this subject. Has been...

NTCA has a white paper on this subject. Has been a problem for years.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,845
Posted By Dave Gobis
As someone who deals with claims daily for a...

As someone who deals with claims daily for a living, I can state unquestionably it is wrong to assume a GC knows what should and shouldn't happen in sub trades categories.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Dave Gobis
Another vote for sheetrock after it has been...

Another vote for sheetrock after it has been screwed to the stud every 8".
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By Dave Gobis
The majority of the time people push it to the...

The majority of the time people push it to the edge with no problem. However, they do make a ventilation strip that channels it out into the room rather than up the wall. The oldest one I was...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-25-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By Dave Gobis
You can do it if you grow up doing it. But your...

You can do it if you grow up doing it. But your right, it is a touchy thing and you have to have a good feel for it. Personally I wouldn't do it with bag mix because I don't have a feel for it. My...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By Dave Gobis
This is a common Florida problem. There is either...

This is a common Florida problem. There is either no vapor barrier or a compromised vapor barrier. Have been doing those types of claims for years. Epoxy grout will make it worse by causing the floor...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-22-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By Dave Gobis
Not really a new method. Did it with my...

Not really a new method. Did it with my Grandfather probably 50 years ago on some big jobs when I was slave labor. Have done it myself on some outdoor projects in WI and they are all intact, oldest...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By Dave Gobis
I agree Resso is a very knowledgeable source. I...

I agree Resso is a very knowledgeable source. I bought from them years ago and they were always on target.
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