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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,516
Posted By smifwal
After realizing that I could do the floor after...

After realizing that I could do the floor after the walls(thanks CX BTW) I have not done a single shower floor first. I set one row up from the floor which I did before but now I don't have to worry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By smifwal
Ardex flexbone heat would be my choice.single...

Ardex flexbone heat would be my choice.single pass fill and you can use there banding to have a completely waterproof floor and use there liquid backer board to cover the wires
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By smifwal
when back buttering you are only skimming the...

when back buttering you are only skimming the back of the tile to fill in the indention's and to get a bond coat. I should be no significant change in the weight of the tile. as for the suction cups,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-20-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By smifwal
I got a pair of these, they got some real sucking...

I got a pair of these, they got some real sucking power :D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-19-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By smifwal
Ardex boasts their thinsets eliminate the need...

Ardex boasts their thinsets eliminate the need for back buttering or maybe it is just a few contact your local rep to verify. Get your floors flat, it will save you a ton of head aches
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By smifwal
I use 1 1/4 in foam as the dam and put USG pokey...

I use 1 1/4 in foam as the dam and put USG pokey at the joints. I missed a little hole in the corner so I had to redo that corner. But the rest of it held up great. Since you are doing a curbless...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-18-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,975
Posted By smifwal
like this

like this
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,155
Posted By smifwal
What your fingers don't cut yourself

What your fingers don't cut yourself
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By smifwal
A 4in scraper like found in the paint department...

A 4in scraper like found in the paint department at home Depot or a rub brick found in the concrete section of home Depot. The brick will take longer but you won't dig in to the wood like with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By smifwal
Pancho, I am getting ready to build a temporary...

Pancho, I am getting ready to build a temporary curb to flood a curbless shower, by the end of the week I should have it all set up I will post some pictures and a explanation on how we constructed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,258
Posted By smifwal
You in a hurry buy the kit from Lowe's use the...

You in a hurry buy the kit from Lowe's use the dam corners from the kit. When you get the dam corners you ordered in the mail put them back in the kit and return the kit ( provided they are the same...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By smifwal
Thanks Mike cause I was going to Google it if...

Thanks Mike cause I was going to Google it if someone didn't post a picture. When I read the thread this morning my mind went somewhere else
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By smifwal
The 3/4 they recommend is assuming that you are...

The 3/4 they recommend is assuming that you are going to use a 1/4 in backer board and that the tile you are going to put in the shower is the same thickness as the tile you are going to put on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By smifwal
I have so many Knicks and dings on my shop floor...

I have so many Knicks and dings on my shop floor and I am careful. If you plan to wrench on your car or equipment I would advise against tile. If you want something cool and different go epoxy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By smifwal
FLAT FLAT FLAT walls and floor will go a long way...

FLAT FLAT FLAT walls and floor will go a long way to making your installation go smoothly. What ya got for a wet saw? You might have to get creative to make your cuts depending on your lay out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By smifwal
Sorry Mike I sent you on a Google goose chase....

Sorry Mike I sent you on a Google goose chase. Sorry about that.

https://www.irisus.com/product/CARRARA_SELECT/CARRARA_ARABESCATO/
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By smifwal
That might be it. I will email my rep and see if...

That might be it. I will email my rep and see if I can get a stone peak link
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By smifwal
Talking Nope it is called Carrara Arabescato this is the...

Nope it is called Carrara Arabescato this is the number on the invoice, IRI CARR IRP2448143 24X48. I can't find it on there website either
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By smifwal
Stone peak makes some 4x12, 12x12 12x24 24x48...

Stone peak makes some 4x12, 12x12 12x24 24x48 polished, honed, or matte finish. I can look the name up if they might be interested
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,715
Posted By smifwal
Don I feel your pain. I did shop work when I...

Don I feel your pain. I did shop work when I first went out on my own. The pressure they put on you to just get the job done is sometimes overwhelming. And the threat that there is some hungry...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-03-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,542
Posted By smifwal
now what did that guy ever do to you? I have run...

now what did that guy ever do to you? I have run into that shit where I don't happen to have said dumb shit bit. In the Marine corps we would call you a blue falcon
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-03-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,502,502
Posted By smifwal
It must have his last day and already got his...

It must have his last day and already got his check. And if not it it was definitely his last day
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,523
Posted By smifwal
Make sure your bottom plate is level all the way...

Make sure your bottom plate is level all the way around. It might/probably won't be
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-24-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,975
Posted By smifwal
I have used these for longtime. I get them tight...

I have used these for longtime. I get them tight so I can really feel what I am doing

https://www.ansell.com/us/en/products/microflex-supreno-ec-sec-375
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-24-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,975
Posted By smifwal
Chris, nitrile gloves will be your best friend...

Chris, nitrile gloves will be your best friend and well worth the money. And if you were really pinching pennies you could reuse them if you didn't rip them on the previous day. Don't buy the...
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