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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,618
Posted By Carter907
Thanks for the replys, I may try a regular sealer...

Thanks for the replys, I may try a regular sealer first and see what happens. The more I think of it the more I realize how difficult a regrout might be.

I should be fair and say that the rep...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,618
Posted By Carter907
Grout color bleeding?

Hi guys, I have an interesting issue that has come up. We installed some 6x36 wood plank tile with the full Ardex setup. Flexbone, X5 and FL grout.

The issue is the grout is bleeding Color. It...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-13-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,701
Posted By Carter907
I guess I'm just lazy, I hate floating anything...

I guess I'm just lazy, I hate floating anything but the floor!i had to triple float a shower a couple weeks ago. I didn't do the rock, the guys who built the wall and rocked it didn't have a clue. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-13-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,701
Posted By Carter907
If it's not enclosed, I would pull it and redo...

If it's not enclosed, I would pull it and redo it. If it is enclosed then the slope is necessary and should maybe be more than 1/2". If it must be flat, floating it would be about a complete...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-13-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,808
Posted By Carter907
Hi peter, that is a bummer. I have done several...

Hi peter, that is a bummer. I have done several regrouts (unfortunately) none of my own jobs yet (Fortunatley) I have tried all of the tools and I would say so far the safest bet has been the fein...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-03-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By Carter907
Hi Neil, "sanded epoxy" isn't really a thing....

Hi Neil, "sanded epoxy" isn't really a thing. They use a sand like product to achieve the look of sanded grout.

I'm guessing the question has do with application of epoxy on a wall? Most of them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,298
Posted By Carter907
I would be careful with epoxy, I've had employees...

I would be careful with epoxy, I've had employees break out in full body rashes just being around the stuff. Fusion is every bit as good and won't give you skin problems.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By Carter907
I'm assuming there is some type of floating floor...

I'm assuming there is some type of floating floor going over this? In that case yes you can piece it together and tape it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-21-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,084
Posted By Carter907
I don't think anybody is using kerdi and then...

I don't think anybody is using kerdi and then coating the kerdi with a liquid. I do the same as Peter, kerdi on the pan and 6" up the wall then liquid (I like redgard) on the wall, overlapping the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-21-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,084
Posted By Carter907
Ya, that looks like a very solid curb. For...

Ya, that looks like a very solid curb.

For waterproofing I'll stick with kerdi and redgard
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-20-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,025
Posted By Carter907
I haven't had this issue, but I carry mr. Clean...

I haven't had this issue, but I carry mr. Clean magic erasers with me, they really are amazing. I also use denatured alcohol a lot.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-20-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,084
Posted By Carter907
Peter, do you cut those bricks to your desired...

Peter, do you cut those bricks to your desired size? And are you using paver type bricks? I think the one available here most common are about 6x12
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-19-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,084
Posted By Carter907
I've been doing the same thing, but redgard...

I've been doing the same thing, but redgard instead. I also just buy the 2" kerdi board and make my own curb

Haven't thought of skimming the pan, I suppose it would work though, waterproof is...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-19-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,172
Posted By Carter907
This is a tough argument, but I'm on board with...

This is a tough argument, but I'm on board with the right crew for the job mentality.

This last winter we had a hotel project going and a super intricate 3 bathroom job going for a very wealthy,...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-19-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,572
Posted By Carter907
This is great! I'm highly educated and make...

This is great!

I'm highly educated and make pretty good money installing tile (and wood) I'm doing pretty well.

Another guy the in my area must be doing ok with tile work too seeing as he...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-17-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,101
Posted By Carter907
Also, welcome to the forum!

Also, welcome to the forum!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-17-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,101
Posted By Carter907
We had something similar this year, 3 bathrooms...

We had something similar this year, 3 bathrooms for some very wealthy people. They were very intricate projects and took far longer than we hoped for, but it worked out because I charged hourly. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-15-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 315,926
Posted By Carter907
That was a typo, I meant NTCA, one of the...

That was a typo, I meant NTCA, one of the seminar, demo, meetings I still mix up the acronym.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-13-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 315,926
Posted By Carter907
The best way I've found to use fusion is on VERY...

The best way I've found to use fusion is on VERY Small grout lines! But if that's not the case, just work very quickly, use as little water as possible and a very light touch. I've also found that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-13-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,659
Posted By Carter907
In that case, maybe I'll check it out again. I...

In that case, maybe I'll check it out again. I haven't used wonder board for a while now. When they first switched to Lite, I didn't like it because it felt flimsy, and it definitely had some type of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-13-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,659
Posted By Carter907
I should've clarified, wonder board lite has foam...

I should've clarified, wonder board lite has foam in it. Can't get regular wonder board here anymore. Not in stock anyways.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,659
Posted By Carter907
I recently had some durock issues myself, not so...

I recently had some durock issues myself, not so much sides delaminating, but hollow/delaminated spots in the middle of the sheet. This was only a couple of sheets however so I was able to work...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Carter907
Hi Mark, have you tried the proknee pads? My...

Hi Mark, have you tried the proknee pads? My personal feeling is that a back brace will ultimately make it worse. The problem being, that if you become dependent on wearing it your back will get...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,520
Posted By Carter907
That's the bit I got the other day, it just...

That's the bit I got the other day, it just didn't want to go through this tile. Just a 5/16 porcelain, of course it's a hard porcelain, but the old blue hawk with 30-40 holes went almost as fast and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,520
Posted By Carter907
I bought this Blue Hawk bit from lowes for $18...

I bought this Blue Hawk bit from lowes for $18 got at least 30-40 holes from it. A couple days ago I bought a $90 montolit bit and it's slower and breaks the edge easier. This stuff drives me nuts....
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