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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By ded dux
Do the back of the niche first, then the sides,...

Do the back of the niche first, then the sides, the thickness of the tile on each side should fix the 12" problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By ded dux
Remove whatever is currently there and bring the...

Remove whatever is currently there and bring the substrate into proper tolerances. Mapei flexcolor cq might be a good grout option for you instead of epoxy.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By ded dux
With large gaps it's good to put a backer rod in...

With large gaps it's good to put a backer rod in there (like a foam rope) to have as it should only 2 points of contact and also save on material. I put a bead in the joint, spray with alchohol or as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By ded dux
Denatured alcohol in a spray bottle works well...

Denatured alcohol in a spray bottle works well when applying, after the fact it pretty much is what it is unless you get crazy with a razor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,769
Posted By ded dux
If that floor was put back together as it should...

If that floor was put back together as it should be to allow a tile assembly, there are several products available to do exactly what you are asking. YouTube videos of failed attempts at using those...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By ded dux
No need for paper or plastic if you are putting...

No need for paper or plastic if you are putting on a surface applied membrane, sounds like you are using Redgaurd.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,235
Posted By ded dux
Floor needs to/should be removed, acrylipro is...

Floor needs to/should be removed, acrylipro is not recommended on any tiles over 8x8 per manufacturer recommendations.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,394
Posted By ded dux
Kind of a frustrating conversation because now...

Kind of a frustrating conversation because now you are saying the cars salesman or mechanic should tell the buyer what they should get. I inform every client the possible pitfalls to certain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By ded dux
Y'all remember Plasma....Flexcolor has held up...

Y'all remember Plasma....Flexcolor has held up well on projects I have used it on, haven't used it in a shower with a tiled pan, but seems okay on tub hops.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By ded dux
I use TEC for hiding shadows. Seems like the only...

I use TEC for hiding shadows. Seems like the only stuff to just wipe off and not leave a residue on porous and uneven surfaces. I would be super nervous about using their products in a wet area, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By ded dux
Plain patch or feather finish. I am sure any...

Plain patch or feather finish. I am sure any other cementicious patching compound would work well enough.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By ded dux
Those gaps look like product not installation,...

Those gaps look like product not installation, looks much better than first pics. Sure would look nicer to have the stone sit on top of the slab, I would pull the bottom row off on hearth area then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By ded dux
Pretty easy to look at the picture and see that...

Pretty easy to look at the picture and see that piece on the bottom row could have been shimmied up and avoided that nasty gap. If there are corners on this project, that is likley the sliver is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By ded dux
Little gaps happen depending on the quality of...

Little gaps happen depending on the quality of the material, I usually go around after with a color coordinating caulk to get rid of the worst shadows. Never had them that bad though, looks unlevel...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,905
Posted By ded dux
Layout should have equal sized tile at pan and...

Layout should have equal sized tile at pan and lid. I have never had one that was full at both. Cut tiles at both termination points are common, avoid less than half tiles and your project will be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,391
Posted By ded dux
43lbs per board....you fellas have at it.

43lbs per board....you fellas have at it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By ded dux
Or could Wedi the back wall and use Wedi subliner...

Or could Wedi the back wall and use Wedi subliner dry over the hardie and overlap onto the Wedi.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,084
Posted By ded dux
Latapoxy 310.

Latapoxy 310.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,686
Posted By ded dux
So all these comments and questions and you still...

So all these comments and questions and you still haven't met with the installation company to discuss a reasonable resolution? It appears there certainly are some issues with your project, but to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,761
Posted By ded dux
If you can get the Dewalt new for $500, I would...

If you can get the Dewalt new for $500, I would do that and then sell it for $500 once done. That's a pretty smoking deal for new/slightly used Dewalt.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ded dux
Nail polish time....atleast the barcode will help...

Nail polish time....atleast the barcode will help identify the tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By ded dux
Laticrete PCS would reduce cost and waste and be...

Laticrete PCS would reduce cost and waste and be actual grout, allowing you to focus on other issues in your project.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By ded dux
Best to drill a hole at the point of the 90% and...

Best to drill a hole at the point of the 90% and then cut your straight lines into that. It is also important to use a thinset that is made for glass as it shrinks less. It is the thinset shrinkage...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-08-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By ded dux
The Kid

It's been posted on another forum, but not here yet, so for those of you who know or have been helped out by Jeremy, he has accepted a job with Schulter as a territory manager for the Pacific...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-24-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,674
Posted By ded dux
Merry Christmas Internet family.

Merry Christmas Internet family.
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