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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-16-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By thuffner3
Good Morning Zak, We are in Cincinnati

Good Morning Zak,
We are in Cincinnati
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By thuffner3
Hey Tom, Sounds like a Mapei Primgrip primer, ...

Hey Tom,
Sounds like a Mapei Primgrip primer,
Then butterball 2 opposite sides,
When cured fill in the edges with your favorite mortar.
We hot met glue schluter on our corners and fit to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By thuffner3
Hi Anthony, Based on what I can see it looks...

Hi Anthony,
Based on what I can see it looks like this was a patch from a previous repair.
You can see the mud case it the top right corner.
Also the smoothness of the mortar tells me the was not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By thuffner3
Hi Nicholas, Yes you can, I use a premium...

Hi Nicholas,
Yes you can, I use a premium white thinset for bonding,
Warranty on the other hand may be in question.
For a shop my brother and I share, we build 16 windows of 6 x 6, and 8 x 8...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By thuffner3
I think the installer should have paid more...

I think the installer should have paid more attention to the horizontal line inside the Niche,.
That being said, we've installed so many variance of Anne Sacks hand made tiles of the 2"x 8", 3" x...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,275
Posted By thuffner3
Use a strip of Kirdy to fill the void or use the...

Use a strip of Kirdy to fill the void or use the skreed in the picture
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,275
Posted By thuffner3
You can always put a layer of Kirdy band or Kirdy...

You can always put a layer of Kirdy band or Kirdy in the area.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,275
Posted By thuffner3
You can always put a layer of Kirdy band or Kirdy...

You can always put a layer of Kirdy band or Kirdy in the area.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,275
Posted By thuffner3
Flatting your thinset ridges, and using a stiff...

Flatting your thinset ridges, and using a stiff grout mix will certainly
minimize this.
As long as the depth of your deco strip is proper, and your materials are mixed to
a firm consistency you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,275
Posted By thuffner3
My above posting shows a bar I did using Ocean...

My above posting shows a bar I did using Ocean Side 1" glass,
we cut 12" x 12" sheets into 1" strips.Oh the fun we had on this one.
Bar frame was prefabbed plywood made by some cabinet shop.
We...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,275
Posted By thuffner3
Paper Faced Mosaics

As Davy said above, Create the area you require with spacers or ledger strips.
Fill this area with thinset to the required depth to allow your mosaic to come flush with the adjacent tiles.

Size...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-23-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,445
Posted By thuffner3
Straight Coka Cola

Straight Coka Cola
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By thuffner3
Angus, Unless you have a reputable tile...

Angus,
Unless you have a reputable tile supplier in your area and you are concerned about adhesive qualities, you should purchase a premium white multipurpose thinset.
Spend the money one bag...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By thuffner3
I use the above post item almost exclusively now,...

I use the above post item almost exclusively now, no failures

Neil
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By thuffner3
https://www.lowes.com/pd/danco-perfect-seal-univer...

https://www.lowes.com/pd/danco-perfect-seal-universal-rubber-4-75-in-in-wax-free-gasket/50433626?cm_mmc=shp-_-c-_-prd-_-rpe-_-google-_-lia-_-208-_-toiletrepair-_-50433626-_-0&kpid&store_code=1585&k_cl...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By thuffner3
Hi Ian, We don't normally go smaller than 1/8...

Hi Ian,
We don't normally go smaller than 1/8 with planks.
We do use level clips.
For that wood look install we do completely random offsets.

Neil
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,158
Posted By thuffner3
Hi Dave, I like to scribe a line around my...

Hi Dave,
I like to scribe a line around my flange set my jigsaw to 45 degrees and cut out the plywood. This makes sure the flange fits completely flush with the sub floor.
I take a couple of 12"...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-29-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,445
Posted By thuffner3
A few scratch cutter tricks, I have several...

A few scratch cutter tricks,
I have several Rubi cutters, Love my Rubi's.
1 Sigma
1 Tomacanic
several little Superior cutters.
Rubi's, Have you figured out what the scale on the far side of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-28-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By thuffner3
Hi Ian, Last Aug we installed 1800sf of a...

Hi Ian,
Last Aug we installed 1800sf of a rectified 6x36 from F&D. Over all I'd give the tile a b+ @3.59 sf.
Right now We are doing 2700sf of an 8x20 from Dal Tile. I'm guessing the customer was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By thuffner3
I put ours in a 5 gal bucket of clean water and...

I put ours in a 5 gal bucket of clean water and spin the mixer on then, does a right nice job.
Neil
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By thuffner3
Hi Keeval, Seems to me we had 2- 9lb kits and...

Hi Keeval,
Seems to me we had 2- 9lb kits and it was scarey tight.
We were using a 1/4 square notch for 12 x 24 tiles.
I would feel better with 12 and 9 if not 2- 12's.
Neil
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-05-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By thuffner3
Floor and Decor

Does anyone do work thru there affiliate group,
"Installation Made Easy"??

I've been receiving requests from this company and was curious.

Neil
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By thuffner3
Best price Ive seen so far

https://www.ebay.com/p/Vitrex-Spiked-Screeding-Compound-Roller-20-x-1-500mm-X-20mm/1961127135?thm=1000&chn=ps
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By thuffner3
Just a quick search

http://pvcvinylflooring.sell.everychina.com/p-105269194-leveller-flooring-self-levelling-tools-250mm-latex-spiked-aeration-roller.html
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 1,639,225
Posted By thuffner3
I remember once sticking two pieces of 3401 cove...

I remember once sticking two pieces of 3401 cove base toe to toe in a wall installation just for shits and giggles. I really think they laid much flatter than this picture shows.
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