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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-11-2022, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Shawn, Each fan is it's own sheet Brian, it...

Shawn, Each fan is it's own sheet

Brian, it came from Artistic. They have some well made mosaic lines over there. The pricing is a little crazy on some of it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2022, 03:43 PM
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Views: 6,038,470
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Huge PIA this was.

Huge PIA this was.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-02-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Try some 00 steel wool and some straight razors...

Try some 00 steel wool and some straight razors first. I wouldn’t use any polish on the counter that isn’t made for stone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I would pack it with unsanded grout of matching...

I would pack it with unsanded grout of matching color. That material is quite porous and bleed from the epoxy may be a problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Depends on how many pieces you need. Couple...

Depends on how many pieces you need. Couple hundred lineal feet and snap cutter would pay for itself. If it’s 10 pieces cut it on the wet saw. Occasionally I do come across tile that can difficult to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I wouldn’t proceed until it’s made clear the...

I wouldn’t proceed until it’s made clear the floor is not tileable with anything other than a taillight guarantee. Which means I wouldn’t do it period. To me this wreaks of one of those jobs that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Water will always find a way. Once the joint...

Water will always find a way. Once the joint moves enough to let water through you will regret not addressing it correctly. It looks good on paper but things like this don’t work out in the real...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-11-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I would be concerned about changing planes and...

I would be concerned about changing planes and pitching in different directions around a pool deck with these systems. They lend themselves to being flat, if you are only pitching one way it’s simple...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-07-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I’d go pick up a neutral stone cleaner before...

I’d go pick up a neutral stone cleaner before trying anything else. Toothpaste will remove the shine off a polished stone over a period of time, contact lens cleaner also does the same. Black is...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-02-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
An orbital sander and silicon carbide sandpaper...

An orbital sander and silicon carbide sandpaper would be the easier route. Clean it first, sand and the regrout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
To me that looks like a hairline crack look at...

To me that looks like a hairline crack look at the shape. Metal marks aren’t generally permanently.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,470
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Thanks Tonto, The ceiling gets pvc crown. Money...

Thanks Tonto, The ceiling gets pvc crown. Money wise we always do well as we have a good handle on how long it will take us start to finish. Holes I don't mind it's the trim kits that only give a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-19-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,470
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Thanks guys, tub along the back wall so it will...

Thanks guys, tub along the back wall so it will be a 3'x7' shower.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Its not that uncommon with porcelain. The stress...

Its not that uncommon with porcelain. The stress point is usually at 1/3 of the length. I try to avoid cutting at the 8" area of a 12x24, I removed half a shower wall after not being able to keep a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,038,470
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I like that tile line as well Brian, looks great....

I like that tile line as well Brian, looks great.

This is Dal's Panoramic, this job was a struggle start to finish. Less than impressed with their shipping and handling, QC on the panels...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
TEC doesn't exactly have a great track record...

TEC doesn't exactly have a great track record when it comes to grout. They have support because they have to.

Laticrete makes custom grout colors upon request.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2022, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Simplest fix is to buy a liner like this and sick...

Simplest fix is to buy a liner like this and sick to the tile. Flat on the bottom is all that matters so chair rail would work also.

...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Jolly will go all the way up to A300(1 3/16). ...

Jolly will go all the way up to A300(1 3/16).

They used too small a edge, tile has to be removed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Thinset is appropriate.

Thinset is appropriate.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-26-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Acetone is a good place to start with something...

Acetone is a good place to start with something like that. 000 Steel wool can also blend things like that. It’s a bit odd but stone is like that occasionally.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,817
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Depends on how much the shower is used, I know...

Depends on how much the shower is used, I know money is a driving force. Personally I have the HD brand in a little used shower but spent the extra for the shower that is used at least couple times a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
The case is a nice feature, whether the better...

The case is a nice feature, whether the better built one or the case will be more personal preference.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
The 2nd one has more bells and whistles. The...

The 2nd one has more bells and whistles. The minipiuma looks like a scaled down version. I'd go with the Masterpiuma P3 has the oiler on the wheel, better gauge and lock down, bias because I own a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Links would have been helpful to make sure we are...

Links would have been helpful to make sure we are talking about the same thing. I don’t see that pricing but I think your 1st cutter price is for a 14” cutter.

That said buy the 2nd one that has a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,817
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Why is there ditra on the walls???? HD lower...

Why is there ditra on the walls????

HD lower end valves guts will be more plastic than metal. Whether you care is up to you.
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