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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,793
Posted By Mr_Stop
Just got a quote on a gallon from my distributor....

Just got a quote on a gallon from my distributor. It was almost 2x Mapei Flexcolor CQ, which I thought was already at a premium. :wtf:

I'm hoping the price my distributor quoted is high because...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,793
Posted By Mr_Stop
I like the Mapei Flexcolor CQ quite a bit and has...

I like the Mapei Flexcolor CQ quite a bit and has become my go-to. It is so much easier than bagged grout, you pretty much just open the container and go. No having to get your water ratios just...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,212
Posted By Mr_Stop
This is the stuff: ...

This is the stuff:

https://retail.usa.sika.com/en/products/adhesives/multi-purpose/sikabondr-construction-adhesive
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,212
Posted By Mr_Stop
I can't remember where I saw the KerdiFix not...

I can't remember where I saw the KerdiFix not being a sealant/waterproof. Maybe it was the Kerdi waterproofing test discussion.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-18-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,821
Posted By Mr_Stop
The extra cutting depth to the left of the blade...

The extra cutting depth to the left of the blade could come in handy. Hopefully the sliding table is a little less sloppy the the D24000 with those big tiles. That said, I'm not sure it's worth the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-18-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,212
Posted By Mr_Stop
I use SikaBond Construction Adhesive when I...

I use SikaBond Construction Adhesive when I install GoBoard. It's available in 20 oz cartridges for a reasonable price at Home Depot. I'm not sure about compatibility with other shower systems. It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By Mr_Stop
Unfortunately, pencil trim wasn't an option... ...

Unfortunately, pencil trim wasn't an option...

I did a test mockup this morning and it looks like two layers of kerdi will get me where I need to be. Thanks for the tips!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By Mr_Stop
Shim 1/4" field tile to be flush with 5/16" accent

I have a backsplash installation with 1/4" 3x6 subway tile in the field with a horizontal accent stripe of 5/16" Sonoma 2x4 tiles. Any suggestions to shim out the field tiles?

In the past, I have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Mr_Stop
If you won't miss the other bathroom or there is...

If you won't miss the other bathroom or there is another available for kids/guests, I think it might make sense to put extra space into the master. However, I wouldn't want to loose a bath if it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Mr_Stop
I have this one: ...

I have this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CSHPYF7/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Mr_Stop
I don't think the tile is defective. I have used...

I don't think the tile is defective. I have used it in the past and just found it tricky. That Atlas stuff is pretty hard. I'm also guess it's under a lot of internal pressure. Because of this, it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-16-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By Mr_Stop
Another vote for the Ardex Liquid Backerboard. ...

Another vote for the Ardex Liquid Backerboard. It is a self leveler that doesn't require lath reinforcement. I have used it a couple of times where I don't have enough room for metal lath required...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-17-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 151,579
Posted By Mr_Stop
I had a similar issue on my new saw. I tried to...

I had a similar issue on my new saw. I tried to adjust the table tracks/cart, but there is a pin which limits its travel left to right and just allows the table to more or less pivot. I took it to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Mr_Stop
Regarding joining two pieces of trim, I just did...

Regarding joining two pieces of trim, I just did that on a recent job. You will want to take account of the room and where people look so the joint isn't so obvious. On my job, I used a mitered...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-09-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,587
Posted By Mr_Stop
Sad to hear that Lowe's is considering cutting...

Sad to hear that Lowe's is considering cutting back their products. Home Depot did this years ago when the GE idiots took over. The rationalized everything to keep mostly the products with high...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-26-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 1,639,118
Posted By Mr_Stop
Ha, ha...Nextdoor. Typical post looking for help...

Ha, ha...Nextdoor. Typical post looking for help on Nextdoor:

I'm looking for a cheap, reliable, high quality, licensed, insured, bonded [insert trade here]. Must be able to start this week or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-26-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mr_Stop
Who provided or spec'd the heat mat? You or the...

Who provided or spec'd the heat mat? You or the homeowner?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-23-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mr_Stop
What year is the house? Electric or gas heat? ...

What year is the house? Electric or gas heat? Copper or PEX plumbing supply? Does the pvc drain transition to copper or cast iron? Is the plumbing bonded to a ground?

What was the scope of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-23-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mr_Stop
What is the drain line and water supply material?...

What is the drain line and water supply material? Is the heat mat actually on? How does it matter if there is a vinyl liner rather than a topographical membrane that they want you to switch to? ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mr_Stop
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction CX.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction CX.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mr_Stop
Hey CX. I see you recommend adding 2x2" welded...

Hey CX. I see you recommend adding 2x2" welded wire mesh with deck mud. Any tips on where I might find this? I seem to be able to find everything but 2x2"
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-08-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mr_Stop
As long as you demonstrate how well it works on...

As long as you demonstrate how well it works on the ceiling, I'm in!

:dance:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-05-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mr_Stop
Very interesting comments. I was thinking...

Very interesting comments. I was thinking (hoping) that these units would actually do a better and easier job of getting water out of the sponge than wringing by hand.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-04-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By Mr_Stop
Grout cleaning system worth it?

Most of my projects tend to be moderate size bathrooms and kitchens with tile on floors, shower/bathtub surround and sometimes walls and ceilings. Traditionally I have just used a bucket and sponge....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-21-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,077
Posted By Mr_Stop
I just found out about the JM GoBoard today. I...

I just found out about the JM GoBoard today. I have been using KerdiBoard on my last two shower installs. However, the price and loosing the labor and build-up of the banding has me intrigued.
...
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