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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-14-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
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: 318
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: 465
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: 285
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: 1,715
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: 369
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: 366
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: 1,533
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: 365
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: 465
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: 984
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: 465
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: 984
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: 558
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.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Dave Gobis
Think you will enjoy it, great company.

Think you will enjoy it, great company.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By Dave Gobis
Don't disagree with that at all Steve. Well past...

Don't disagree with that at all Steve. Well past the time of putting lipstick on a pig, it is still a pig. It either passes one or both standards or it doesn't. But as has always been the case, that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By Dave Gobis
The request for a standard is about twenty years...

The request for a standard is about twenty years old. The promise of meeting that request and missing the target is about 10 years old. Until one exists you could sell carpet as an uncoupling...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-25-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Dave Gobis
He is back in the US and staying with Bob Daniels...

He is back in the US and staying with Bob Daniels in Charleston currently.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Dave Gobis
Without intending on being righteous, you should...

Without intending on being righteous, you should stop him now. Looks like he spot bonded the tile.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By Dave Gobis
I'm with Dave, wish you the best of luck. Your...

I'm with Dave, wish you the best of luck. Your getting into an area that with even years of experience can be challenging. Just got done with a job where an inexperienced "contractor" with a 1099...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Dave Gobis
Kiesel is a German thinset manufacturer. They...

Kiesel is a German thinset manufacturer. They make good normal and technically advanced products, like Ardex and Co. I would not mix manufactures when using liquid applied waterproofing products...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-28-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 654,936
Posted By Dave Gobis
Pan has to extend over the face of the curb and...

Pan has to extend over the face of the curb and extend 3" above the finished curb. No penetrations below that level. Not sure if he has a pitch or not either. Don't care for the folds myself which...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,128
Views: 654,936
Posted By Dave Gobis
Not code compliant but most are not.

Not code compliant but most are not.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By Dave Gobis
I, as a voting member of that committee, have...

I, as a voting member of that committee, have asked the same question for nearly 30 years. We were promised one 15 years ago and assured it would be done 10 years ago. Since then all manner of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-21-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Dave Gobis
They make all kinds of treatments. If you call...

They make all kinds of treatments. If you call with a problem later I predict the answer would be you did something wrong. That said, coatings always wear off.
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