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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By Arizona Floors
Per the 2016 TCNA Handbook, section titled "Field...

Per the 2016 TCNA Handbook, section titled "Field and Installation REQUIREMENTS" page 34 heading "Mortar and Mortar Coverage" sub heading "Mortar Coverage For Ceramic Tile"

Wet areas require 95%...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,512
Posted By Arizona Floors
Quick correction, Paul. You are not expensive,...

Quick correction, Paul. You are not expensive, you just know what your worth.

As to the quote, it's low for what I would charge.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Arizona Floors
Looks like "Kool Deck". In my area, Phoenix, it's...

Looks like "Kool Deck". In my area, Phoenix, it's rare the concrete was prepped before the topping was applied and they fail a lot here. Because of that I would want it removed. It can be ground off,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,136
Posted By Arizona Floors
Hi Pat. The drawing you have is the way we...

Hi Pat.

The drawing you have is the way we have done it in the past without issue.

But CX has me wondering why not recommend the sealant be installed to the waterproof membrane? The flexible...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By Arizona Floors
Hi Chris, welcome! Here is a video on how to...

Hi Chris, welcome!

Here is a video on how to reinforce concrete for a shower pan. The guy in the video sells his concrete mixes as well. Very informative.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,223
Posted By Arizona Floors
Rich, I think you missed CX's point. My...

Rich, I think you missed CX's point.

My opinion, since it can be done both ways, consider which item may be replaced first, tile or cabinets. I see floor tile replaced at a much higher frequency...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-05-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By Arizona Floors
I'd like to make it for a day or 2 but I'm not...

I'd like to make it for a day or 2 but I'm not sure I will complete a job in time.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-04-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,167
Posted By Arizona Floors
Thanks, Todd. We have been tweaking the design in...

Thanks, Todd. We have been tweaking the design in our spare time.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,139
Posted By Arizona Floors
I've seen similar, only the glaze had popped off...

I've seen similar, only the glaze had popped off a few tiles in dime size areas. Other areas had dime sized bubbles that looked like they were about to pop. Don't know if it's the same problem, but...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-03-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,167
Posted By Arizona Floors
Jim, we've been very successful cutting through...

Jim, we've been very successful cutting through the grout joints and backerboard at the same time. Often, but not always, the tile and backerboard pry off together. Then we grind the thinset....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-30-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,167
Posted By Arizona Floors
Phil, I just meet with a contractor who also does...

Phil, I just meet with a contractor who also does a bit of tile removal. Years ago I turned him on to the 11264evs. Today he was telling me about another one that has similar specs but is a little...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-28-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,167
Posted By Arizona Floors
My personal favorite is the Bosch 11264 EVS. It...

My personal favorite is the Bosch 11264 EVS. It is an sds max. We do a lot of tile removal over concrete in Arizona and have found the Bosch and the HS1915 tile chisel are the way to go for tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By Arizona Floors
It sounds like you guys are on the right track....

It sounds like you guys are on the right track. The amount of diamonds in the metal matrix is important. We deal with removing thinset mostly and we use Super hard concrete segments on a larger...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-09-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21,749
Views: 4,463,610
Posted By Arizona Floors
I'll second that niche being excellent. Very...

I'll second that niche being excellent. Very aesthetically pleasing.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-17-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,140
Posted By Arizona Floors
Could be various reasons. Likely the concrete was...

Could be various reasons. Likely the concrete was over worked and it brought a weak layer of "cream" to the top.

We've dealt with this a dozen times or so. We have good grinders and it's still a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By Arizona Floors
Your biggest concern in this scenario is proper...

Your biggest concern in this scenario is proper installation. You can get an inexpensive tile just make sure your installation is correct.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By Arizona Floors
Hi James. :)

Hi James. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,713
Views: 1,568,421
Posted By Arizona Floors
That's pretty funny.

That's pretty funny.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By Arizona Floors
The tile needed for the repair looks like it will...

The tile needed for the repair looks like it will be a easy to find 4"x4"(?) travertine, probably Noce. I can't say for sure if it's chisled edge or tumbled from the pictures posted, but I'm leaning...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-07-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21,749
Views: 4,463,610
Posted By Arizona Floors
Beautiful install, Rich. Your right, it looks...

Beautiful install, Rich. Your right, it looks great. What tile is it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Arizona Floors
Industry standards require a really flat floor...

Industry standards require a really flat floor for that tile (1/8" in 10'). Can you meet that by grinding highs and filling lows AND staying in the clients budget? If not Dave has some great advice...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,528
Posted By Arizona Floors
Brad, Ive been told the same. I had the...

Brad, Ive been told the same.

I had the dusty kiln release issue recently on Italian porcelain too. Fortunately it could almost be blown off. It sponged right off, no scrubbing.

Sorry to hear...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,444
Posted By Arizona Floors
Phil, I'm ready for an occupation change! I'll...

Phil, I'm ready for an occupation change! I'll check if there is a private detective app for my phone. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 08-01-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By Arizona Floors
Hi Tim, I've found Tapatalk hit n miss. I...

Hi Tim,

I've found Tapatalk hit n miss. I just use safari on my iPhone. Posting pictures is a pain to be honest. :D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-01-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,444
Posted By Arizona Floors
I know it wasn't our company, we don't travel,...

I know it wasn't our company, we don't travel, for work anyway, we are plenty busy. ;)

cece2323 (Jeff?), you don't own "Cutting Edge Concrete" do you?

That company came up as one of the first...
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