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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By john619
Bdobz, they are 4" x 8" tiles, not planks. ...

Bdobz, they are 4" x 8" tiles, not planks. Seems like a lot of grout lines for an exterior porch area. I would prefer a larger format tile for sure, but not my porch. I am surprised no one asked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By john619
How did that meeting and conversation go? I am...

How did that meeting and conversation go?
I am guessing that you do not have much of a contract that would specify that he install and adhere to industry standards?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By john619
Bump, Anyone have any advice on sealers?

Bump, Anyone have any advice on sealers?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By john619
CX, it was set between the reinforced mortar bed...

CX, it was set between the reinforced mortar bed that I cut it out from. That thinset prolly not the best but its down and solid.

Post #9 indicated that sealer would not do much. That is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By john619
Couple more questions

I have removed carefully a mosaic threshold that was installed sloping down to the previous floor. The new flooring is taller so the threshold piece will be installed level with the tile floor this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By john619
The glass mosaic tile manufacturer's technical...

The glass mosaic tile manufacturer's technical department advised that the epoxy grouts are too rigid for the glass mosaic and any movement will cause the glass to break. So Flexcolor CQ2 is what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By john619
Thank you for the response. I will check with...

Thank you for the response. I will check with the tile manufacturer on the epoxy. Just looking for oily stain resistance due to the location.

The porcelain slab is this one.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By john619
Installation advice for glass mosaic

I have attached the information for the tile we will be using for the full height backsplash wall behind our stove. The location I believe would be appropriate for an epoxy type grout for stain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,671
Posted By john619
not a professional, but I bet it was installed...

not a professional, but I bet it was installed with mastic that is now somewhat liquified
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By john619
for holes that small and that shallow I think a...

for holes that small and that shallow I think a hammer drill is overkill. a regular masonry bit in a regular drill motor will work fine and will not be prone to rattle everything apart.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By john619
I think you need to re think the slate in this...

I think you need to re think the slate in this application. terrible choice. do a little search on it in this application.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-21-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By john619
I am not a professional at all, but most of the...

I am not a professional at all, but most of the recommendations I see here are to start with the least aggressive/harmful chemical first and work your way up. Obviously in out of the way places if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 984
Posted By john619
Not to be an alarmist, but the age of the house...

Not to be an alarmist, but the age of the house does not preclude there from being asbestos in the adhesive or the flooring. There are still products coming into the US with asbestos in them TODAY....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-16-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By john619
what was your unsuccessful method prior to the...

what was your unsuccessful method prior to the squeeze?:fish2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By john619
good news is they are fairly long straight grout...

good news is they are fairly long straight grout lines, should not be to terrible to replace.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,598
Posted By john619
They would be foolish not to cancel. Its not...

They would be foolish not to cancel. Its not like anyone will attend anyhow
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By john619
Please keep procrastinating to the point that you...

Please keep procrastinating to the point that you leave this fine fireplace exactly the way it is. It is quite beautiful. your proposed insert tiles would cover the best detailing of the original...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By john619
I do not believe the picture frame method with...

I do not believe the picture frame method with the vertical piece tight and parallel to the Schluter would look as clean, especially if you were picking up that pattern again just beyond the Schluter.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By john619
Also keep in mind that the 1/4" per foot of fall...

Also keep in mind that the 1/4" per foot of fall is a code minimum.
You may want to have a bit more
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By john619
You want 1/4" per foot for drainage, not a total...

You want 1/4" per foot for drainage, not a total of 1/4".
Just making sure because that is how I read your thread
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By john619
I think the granite threshold idea is a good one...

I think the granite threshold idea is a good one to create a dam to restrict the water from spilling out of the shower area. They also make collapsible foam damns for this reason that are adhered to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,830
Posted By john619
I am with Ed's proposal.

I am with Ed's proposal.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,770
Posted By john619
Oceanside Glass & Tile has some very nice glass...

Oceanside Glass & Tile has some very nice glass tiles available.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By john619
I am not a professional but I would not install...

I am not a professional but I would not install any tile over that sandwich of poor materials that are not approved for any sub-floor assembly . A demo crew could remove those layers and staples for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,576
Posted By john619
Speed............just how great?

Speed............just how great?
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