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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Shady at Best
Yeah. That's a good point. Here's what I was told...

Yeah. That's a good point. Here's what I was told what the water does. It needs to cover the tile. It absorbs the vibrations and keeps the tile from cracking..
I need to remind anyone who reads...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
I love the new title. Thanks. Now on to...

I love the new title. Thanks.
Now on to reading about abs to PVC. I picked up a half dozen PVC p traps so that I could continue to use the flex PVC and then use a fernco on a straight length of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Shady at Best
I have heard of a trick. I hate even repeating...

I have heard of a trick. I hate even repeating this because may not be true. But here goes.
Try cutting it under water. Fill a mud box with an inch of water, set the tile in the and cut it with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 40
Posted By Shady at Best
You could work from ceiling to floor. You will...

You could work from ceiling to floor. You will quickly learn why it's better or easier to work from floor to ceiling. [emoji6]
What will you use to keep your tile from sliding down the wall when...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,746
Posted By Shady at Best
Holy crap Jim! This thread is new to me. I was...

Holy crap Jim! This thread is new to me. I was thinking of some gyro questions for you and then saw the crash pics. Wow.

I am glad that okay
Travis

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 260
Posted By Shady at Best
I want to see the door after it's been trimmed. I...

I want to see the door after it's been trimmed. I am picturing a shredded panel.

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,474
Posted By Shady at Best
I did. I figured I would share with the world ...

I did. I figured I would share with the world

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,474
Posted By Shady at Best
My newest hack is using flexible PVC for lining...

My newest hack is using flexible PVC for lining up bath tub drains.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
Since we are on the subject. Why didn't any of...

Since we are on the subject. Why didn't any of you pros tell me about this flexible PVC? I have posted many threads asking for tricks and tips for installing tub's and lining up the drain. This flexi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
Abs to PVC is no bueno? Even if one use l uses...

Abs to PVC is no bueno? Even if one use l uses the appropriate glue? Eg the glue that says it's for PVC to abs? Maybe I should read the fine print.
Reading the fine print POV the oatey abs to PVC...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
Kg, that's a painted piece of abs. But yes, I am...

Kg, that's a painted piece of abs. But yes, I am joining PVC with abs for the tub drain. Using the flexi PVC at the tub drain.
Speaking of the tub. I am crazy OCD about this stuff. I want to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
I need a schluter profile that matches this...

I need a schluter profile that matches this Kohler trim. It's called Brushed Bronze.
Also. I have only used schluter profiles once before. Which style do you all recommend? There will be 2 vertical...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
Pc, I have installed new valves using the old...

Pc,
I have installed new valves using the old nut and compression washer. Mainly because I couldn't get the old one off. Most of the time I can work the ferrule off and is not a problem. While I am...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-13-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,748
Posted By Shady at Best
Here in northern California, Sacramento. Store...

Here in northern California, Sacramento. Store shelves are full minus toilet paper, lysol, hand sanitizer, and imported foods from China.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Shady at Best
No need to replace the kerdi or make the hole...

No need to replace the kerdi or make the hole smaller. Just adhere the seal as is.
Unless you are tilling with something really small like penny tile. Then you will want backing in those corners....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
Here's a question related to all jobs. Complete...

Here's a question related to all jobs. Complete bathroom remodel. Brought it down to the studs. I am closing up the walls and looking at the old hot cold sub outs. As I recall they are plenty long...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-05-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for all the replies. I will check out thre...

Thanks for all the replies. I will check out thre Bosch, the ones from Japan and the imperial.
I think I mainly use the multitool for cutting holes in drywall and under cutting jambs.
I like the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
Well that ain't gonna happen. But still need...

Well that ain't gonna happen.
But still need to figure out where or should i say how the water is getting in.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Shady at Best
Favorite or best multitool blades?

I am in the market for some new blades for my dewalt multitool. I usually use dewalt or imperial. I am not super impressed with the imperial and dewalt are difficult to source. I was looking at some...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Shady at Best
I think it's ugly but the craftsmanship looks...

I think it's ugly but the craftsmanship looks good.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Shady at Best
Travis’ Quest to Conquer a Second Floor Bathroom Using Copious Amounts of OCD

Hi all.
I am in the process of tearing out a second story bathroom. The Tub/ shower was showing signs of leaking on the down stairs ceiling. There are multiple water spots on the first floor...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the responses. I had forgot that I had...

Thanks for the responses. I had forgot that I had worked with another electrician on one of my last jobs and gave him a call. But I told him that the estimate was for $4500 and he said that was still...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By Shady at Best
$6800 bid to change out electrical service panel

Hey guys.
I was at a customer's house yesterday and they asked me what I knew about changing out electrical service panels. Maybe that's not what they are called. It's the thing with all the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-30-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,624
Posted By Shady at Best
This might clear up the pex to the shower head...

This might clear up the pex to the shower head question. Looks like delta sells pex a rough ins with a pex attachment for the shower side.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,624
Posted By Shady at Best
Davy. There is truth to what you heard. I think...

Davy. There is truth to what you heard. I think the main concern is using pex on a tub spout on a tub/ shower setup. I have read not to do do in the instructions of a moen valve body. The reason...
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