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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Lazarus
Davy. I fully understand and appreciate your...

Davy. I fully understand and appreciate your insights. Having said that, with three quarts of water per bag of the 4 to 1 mud....I'm pretty confident that hydration is adequate. I generally add...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Lazarus
I'm guessing that the alignment might be out. ...

I'm guessing that the alignment might be out. Lay a framing square on the table just touching the blade with the machine off. slide the tray out & in to see if the clearance remains the same. If...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-02-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Lazarus
Gotcha, Kevin. Too bad folks can't just stay on...

Gotcha, Kevin. Too bad folks can't just stay on the dammed point :bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By Lazarus
Nice work, Jeff. Glad we were able to assist. ...

Nice work, Jeff. Glad we were able to assist. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 06-02-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Lazarus
Guess No Current Affairs.....

Sorry to see my thread about the rioting was killed. Wasn't Political....just current State of our Country. Sad.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Lazarus
I agree with Davy.....:fish2:

I agree with Davy.....:fish2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By Lazarus
The "Prism" grout will not likely scratch the...

The "Prism" grout will not likely scratch the surface. I believe it uses glass pebbles or something like that that are more forgiving. I'll look for a link for you.

OK, while you may look at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By Lazarus
1/8" is the "break point" where either could be...

1/8" is the "break point" where either could be used. Sanded is usually more robust and most prefer it. I like the "Prism" grout from Home Depot. Would work well in your case.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-27-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,644
Posted By Lazarus
Got another Kerdi mudpack to do tomorrow. with...

Got another Kerdi mudpack to do tomorrow. with screeds, I'll use this...:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,205
Posted By Lazarus
Looking good.... It should be mentioned for the...

Looking good.... It should be mentioned for the benefit of anyone doing a shower project, Schluter recommends only full sheets covering the drain...make the overlaps elsewhere. It does look as...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-26-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Posted By Lazarus
Pets Can Grieve, Too.......

https://www.apost.com/en/blog/owner-lets-cat-say-goodbye-after-his-best-friend-dies-of-cancer-films-his-reaction/29209/?p=eyJ2dCI6MTU4NzQzNzI4MCwic2wiOjAsInV0bV9zb3VyY2UiOiJmYiIsInV0bV9tZWRpdW0iOiJmYl...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By Lazarus
Not difficult to remove what is there. The...

Not difficult to remove what is there. The Schluter flange should sit 3/4" to 1" above the floor and, when finished, the flange is level with the mud. Now, the "slope" should rise at least 1/4" per...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By Lazarus
Best thing I've found to clean out errant grout...

Best thing I've found to clean out errant grout from between tiles is a Denture Brush. One side has pointed bristles. Any drugstore....
Forum: The Mud Box 05-23-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,631
Posted By Lazarus
Jim...When you get together again, and I know you...

Jim...When you get together again, and I know you love flying.....you might want to look at sailing. I flew one about a hundred years ago, and it's a blast....and a lot safer..
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Lazarus
As I see it, yes...you would need to dig up an...

As I see it, yes...you would need to dig up an area to set the trench drain in. It would probably be cheaper to have your plumber move the drain and, yes, he should be able to knock out the concrete...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,031
Posted By Lazarus
With a proper morter, shouldn't make a...

With a proper morter, shouldn't make a difference. Bear in mind that these surfaces should be wiped and lightly dampened with a sponge before thinset is spread.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Lazarus
I beg to differ. "Hollow" sounds are NOT good. ...

I beg to differ. "Hollow" sounds are NOT good. Any gaps should be filled with thinset. He is correct in that "level" is far less important than "flat."

Dips and ridges MUST be addressed before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By Lazarus
Justin, the penny rounds I find maddening to me. ...

Justin, the penny rounds I find maddening to me. Oftentimes, the edges of the sheets don't line up well (depending on the quality of the Mfg.) and, oftentimes you need to make very tiny sliver cuts...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-17-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,611
Posted By Lazarus
Very true. Prices here in SE Texas are about a...

Very true. Prices here in SE Texas are about a buck and a half.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By Lazarus
I'll address the Schluter drain adapter. If you...

I'll address the Schluter drain adapter. If you currently have a standard PVC clamping drain, the adapter kit works quite well. Used it many times with no issues.

Also, I dislike the penny...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Lazarus
Exactly how I would do it.....

Exactly how I would do it.....
Forum: The Mud Box 05-15-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,558
Views: 363,448
Posted By Lazarus
Neil Young...

"When we were strangers, I loved you from afar. When we were lovers, I loved you with all my heart...because I'm still in love with you, on this Harvest moon..."
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Lazarus
Glad to see that they are stepping up to the...

Glad to see that they are stepping up to the plate. (all too uncommon these days)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Lazarus
Alex, if the floor and the tile are "dead nuts...

Alex, if the floor and the tile are "dead nuts flat," you might get by without it. Having said that, there MAY be some areas that have significant lippage issues and may need to be dealt with on an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Lazarus
I would not recommend you use the product Laz...

I would not recommend you use the product Laz recommended above for your final mud bed in your shower.

I only use it for a single mud bed such as Schluter's Kerdi...and it has always worked very...
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