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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With the uneven reflections I seem to be seeing...

With the uneven reflections I seem to be seeing in the photos, I’d double check to see if the tiles are relatively flat....or relatively tilted every which way. If the light source producing the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Flat. :)

Flat.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Cher. :wave: We’re a...

Welcome to the forum, Cher. :wave:

We’re a bit short on details to comment. So let me start by asking: Was this a ‘by the hour’ or a contracted price agreement?

:)
Forum: The Mud Box 04-09-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Birthday in Virginia!

Happy Birthday, Dan (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/member.php?u=11922)!

:aparty: :aparty: :aparty:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Zachary. Placing the top cap in the...

Hi, Zachary.

Placing the top cap in the tapered “valley” of two tiles might tend to spread the tiles apart, so I’d probably be aware if that. There isn’t anything wrong with clips. They can be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, it should dry. But don’t your directions say...

Yes, it should dry. But don’t your directions say to wait 28 days of mortar curing time before turning on the heat?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Does that mean 3/8” particle board?

Does that mean 3/8” particle board?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Ken. Probably not a sound plan due to...

Hi, Ken.

Probably not a sound plan due to weak bond under the sheet goods....and if you suspect asbestos...sanding shouldn’t be considered. But before we go too far, can you tell me what “k5” is?...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-04-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Happy Easter, everyone!

He is risen!

:yipee: :yipee: :yipee:

Happy Easter, everyone!
Forum: The Mud Box 03-30-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 400,078
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That one hasn't taken place, yet. :shake:

That one hasn't taken place, yet. :shake:
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-27-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Tile and grout are not completely waterproof....

Tile and grout are not completely waterproof. When you’ve got a situation where more moisture is entering the tile assembly than is leaving, you have a potential for the exact problem you are...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-27-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With this being a honed marble, there are pores...

With this being a honed marble, there are pores at the surface and that means it has the capability of being stained by a potential staining liquid. The same is true for the grout.

But here’s the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, more info, please. Possibly a picture?

Yes, more info, please. Possibly a picture?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-22-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 491
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
A sealed bag for most manufacturers will last for...

A sealed bag for most manufacturers will last for up to 1 year if it's stored in a cool, dry place. One manufacturer that I know of that uses heavy plastic bags advertises that they'll last for up to...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-22-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Todd. :wave: I'm going...

Welcome to the forum, Todd. :wave:

I'm going to cut straight to it: I'm not a Saltillo guy, but I've been around long enough to know how outrageously difficult it can be to refinish. One of the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-21-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You assumed correctly. It's Tonto.

You assumed correctly. It's Tonto.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21,963
Views: 5,026,511
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Wow, Jerry. That is an amazing amount of work. It...

Wow, Jerry. That is an amazing amount of work. It looks fabulous. I love the colors. The client has got to be super stoked! Hope they spot you an extra finski or two, eh? If that was my house, I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 21,963
Views: 5,026,511
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Brian, that looks soooooo good. :nod: I assume...

Brian, that looks soooooo good. :nod: I assume you're having to touch a few of the "high pieces" with an angle grinder so the electrical plates can lay relatively flat ?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Oh, boy. Denssheild in a shower. In all...

Oh, boy. Denssheild in a shower. In all likelihood, it won't be installed to minimal manufacturer's or industry standards.

Bob, I would insist on obtaining from your builder, the tiling method...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Josh. If you can shorten up the span,...

Hi, Josh.

If you can shorten up the span, even by as little as a foot and a half, your joists will meet deflection requirements.

Also, you mentioned re-glazing a tub and tearing walls down to...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-20-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Karen, you need to understand that some Chinese...

Karen, you need to understand that some Chinese manufacturers don't even know what their own directions say. I wouldn't put much weight into that when it goes against the majority of manufacturers'...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
We won't just flatten the floor. We're gonna do...

We won't just flatten the floor. We're gonna do the whole kit and caboodle. First, we'll get a lay of the land by using a laser level to mark the height elevations at every foot interval on the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Charlie. I have read your previous...

Hi, Charlie.

I have read your previous threads. In high-end work that is paid accordingly, your request for such a flat floor is welcomed with open arms if the installer controls the materials....
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-16-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Will 6-sided sealing have any affect on your...

Will 6-sided sealing have any affect on your particular tile? Based on the appearance of it's laminated construction, it doesn't look like it. Statistically, you're barking up a problematic tree...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-15-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It was just you, Laz.

It was just you, Laz.
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