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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Raymond S
Three years for a tile is old. Rarely see one...

Three years for a tile is old. Rarely see one available after that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Raymond S
This is a good place for a mudcap. Also called...

This is a good place for a mudcap. Also called radius cap. Comes in 2x6 with a radius back to the drywall. Also available in outside corners for top corner. Bring it all the way down to the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,218
Posted By Raymond S
Do not use a grinder.like Jeff said, it will be...

Do not use a grinder.like Jeff said, it will be even more noticeable. Either change the tile (or two), or leave it alone. Grout color does matter. It can be your friend, or not.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,767
Posted By Raymond S
Perhaps you could consider towel hooks instead of...

Perhaps you could consider towel hooks instead of racks. I would do that if the door had to swing out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By Raymond S
I believe the top inside edge would be proud of...

I believe the top inside edge would be proud of the interior walls. Just guessing.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Raymond S
If I had to set it all in one day I would do the...

If I had to set it all in one day I would do the right side of the room to the end and set the left side coming back until I got to where I could reach from the doorway, do the left side of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,061
Posted By Raymond S
I wouldn’t think I was using too much if I used a...

I wouldn’t think I was using too much if I used a tube on each side.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By Raymond S
Impossible to count the number of Greenboard...

Impossible to count the number of Greenboard showers and tub surrounds I’ve torn out. Complete mush on many of them, usually where the water constantly pounded or under the valves if they were...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,061
Posted By Raymond S
I would jack it up. Slowly, a little at a time,...

I would jack it up. Slowly, a little at a time, and let the wood relax between jacking. Listen while you are jacking the joists up.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-03-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 1,511,871
Posted By Raymond S
“Pre-hump”.

“Pre-hump”.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Raymond S
The back wall of the niche will be held in place...

The back wall of the niche will be held in place by the perimeter pieces.
Another vote for some 2x4’s.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-30-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,993
Posted By Raymond S
And not a thing wrong with that.

And not a thing wrong with that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 27,002
Posted By Raymond S
a belt sander should work for that bevel. Just a...

a belt sander should work for that bevel. Just a couple of passes should do it. It can also eliminate those finger - slicing edges.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By Raymond S
Why not just trim out the window and butt the...

Why not just trim out the window and butt the tile into the casing? Leaving a caulk joint, as mentioned.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 13,222
Posted By Raymond S
You don’t have to put in a preslope. But if you...

You don’t have to put in a preslope. But if you don’t, you will know where that sewer/ mildew smell is coming from.i have torn out many, many showers that did not have one. What a nasty, disgusting,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Raymond S
Mr DIY Guy If your joists are in good condition...

Mr DIY Guy
If your joists are in good condition they should be fine for your floor. The movement is probably “ between the joists deflection”. A second layer of plywood (1/2” BC or better) should...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-19-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Raymond S
Thank you Justin for the blade recommendation. We...

Thank you Justin for the blade recommendation. We will get this thing done, thanks to you guys.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-19-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Raymond S
Have been using a continuous rim blade. Glass...

Have been using a continuous rim blade. Glass blade won’t cut the porcelain and porcelain blade chips the glass tiles and the glass glaze on the porcelain.
I appreciate yalls input on this, good...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-19-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Raymond S
All good ideas, thank you. Will try them all.

All good ideas, thank you. Will try them all.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Raymond S
Cutting glass mosaic

Does anyone have any ideas or tips on how to cut this mosaic without chipping?
Glass rhomboids alternating with a porcelain with a glass-type glaze, glass blade won’t cut through the porcelain very...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,286
Posted By Raymond S
Wolfgang is being nice.

Wolfgang is being nice.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,733
Posted By Raymond S
Second on the putty knife and pry bar, but I...

Second on the putty knife and pry bar, but I never mind looking at new tools or new methods. Thanks.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,993
Posted By Raymond S
Yeah, you pretty much need one to mix and fetch,...

Yeah, you pretty much need one to mix and fetch, maybe even cut, but they will eventually go out on their own and become your competitor if you teach them too much. Been there, more than once.
Put...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By Raymond S
We have been using a dewalt for over 10 years...

We have been using a dewalt for over 10 years now, still going strong. I’m quite sure ours doesn’t have quite the miles on it that Davy’s does. There is quite a bit of play in the slide/rails now,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-29-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,764
Posted By Raymond S
Thanks for the evaluation. And...

Thanks for the evaluation. And recommendations.:tup2:
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