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Forum: The Mud Box 10-10-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By LEXX
Still going...

Just wanted to stop by and say HI! its been 2 plus years. Now have 2 Stores in the Cupcake world. Sivada's Cupcakery is our name now.

I cant help it I must have Thinset in my blood still. lol....
Forum: The Mud Box 05-22-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By LEXX
Yea, I use that piping bag in the tile section at...

Yea, I use that piping bag in the tile section at H.D. to frost cupcakes:nod:

All you need to do is tell me about this site and answer a professional tile question to confirm that you know a thing...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-20-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By LEXX
Just saying HI!

Been away for a while and just wanted to say Hi. I own Vanillas Cupcakery Inc. We will open our second store on monday the 25.

I am doing well and yes baking cupcakes for people is a lot more...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-29-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By LEXX
Well, here we go again.

Well, here we go again. I am at this job doing “Hardwood” on the 1st day of the job I noticed that the neighborhood was nice and quite. On the 2nd day at work I heard people swimming next door at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By LEXX
When placing tiles on the ceiling you should back...

When placing tiles on the ceiling you should back butter them one at a time.

When you do this and press the tile to the backer board on the ceiling it will create a suction that keeps it there...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-24-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,466
Posted By LEXX
Merry Christmas

Just wanted to say remember the gift of Gods son to us. What a night it must have been for Mary and Joseph. Can't help but thing about them on this night when they were unable to find a place that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By LEXX
Ctef

Pete, Welcome to the board. I went to CTEF in 2001 and I can tell you that it has paid me back $$$$$$ if not more.

OJT? Well if you need a kidney transplant and the doctor was getting his skills...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By LEXX
Try liq.nailing and then drill some holes as if...

Try liq.nailing and then drill some holes as if you were nailing and put 2 nails in each hole. Hammer the 2 nails in will wedge them self in and help in adding support in keeping the board (DUROCK,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By LEXX
Well, I just take the wall part with the metal...

Well, I just take the wall part with the metal and mortar down to the studs or cinderblock.
I cut the top part of the wall where the tile and drywall meet with a grinder with a masonry blade. Then...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-30-2006, 06:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,374
Posted By LEXX
It's Pre-adhesive ceramic tile! :tup1: and of...

It's Pre-adhesive ceramic tile! :tup1: and of course colored thinset! :whip:
Sweet!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By LEXX
Try some Hardwood that matches the look of the...

Try some Hardwood that matches the look of the room. You can glue it on and make designs that bring the bar and floor all together. You can even take plain timber that is about 3/8 thick stain it and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,424
Posted By LEXX
If one side is side on the crack is high it might...

If one side is side on the crack is high it might be to your benefit to grind it down the crack line. HomeDepot has 7inch grinders with a vacuum shroud to keep dust down (you have to buy grinding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2006, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,969
Posted By LEXX
No HomeDepot is probably a good thing :crazy: ...

No HomeDepot is probably a good thing :crazy: Well, First thing first lets get the tile up. Just keep going at it time and sweat will pay you in the end.

Can you get tile supplies? like 3/8...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2006, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,969
Posted By LEXX
H.D = HomeDepot :whip: Well anyway try using a...

H.D = HomeDepot :whip: Well anyway try using a 3/8 square notch trowel for your tiles it should be ok. Dust problems? Try using a box fan in a window or door and point it blowing outside this will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By LEXX
When I cut the tile, I use a toilet flange (not...

When I cut the tile, I use a toilet flange (not the one the floor I have an extra one) as a guide it’s just right and all I have to do is lay the tile down trace the ring and WHAMO perfect fit.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,969
Posted By LEXX
Removing tiles can be quite a task. But if you...

Removing tiles can be quite a task. But if you are up to it here is my 2 cents :talk: If your kitchen is small under 150 square feet then you might want to buy a chisel with a head about 3-4 inches...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By LEXX
Awesome, looks like the door jam was done very...

Awesome, looks like the door jam was done very well. Only thing I want to know is have you sealed the grout? That light color is going to get it share of problems with traffic and stuff. Other than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,413
Posted By LEXX
Yes, or you might want to try a lighter grout...

Yes, or you might want to try a lighter grout that the enhancer can bring out in your tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By LEXX
A drain extender is what I have used. Its real...

A drain extender is what I have used. Its real easy, just unscrew the metal drain plate add the extender and screw it in. But, have you tried to just raising the drain by unscrewing the whole drain?...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-22-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,633
Posted By LEXX
Steam? or replace it.

Steam? or replace it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,876
Posted By LEXX
Kevin I install the sill first then tile....

Kevin

I install the sill first then tile. Install the sill then caulk the edges,then install the tile. After you have grouted then caulk the sill and tile one more time.

Tile on...
Lexx
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-14-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,082
Posted By LEXX
Welcome to the forum Giovanni, Walk with us as we...

Welcome to the forum Giovanni, Walk with us as we gather all on this road to excellent in tile and stone.

Ps.
What ever you do don’t ever tell, don’t even mention to anyone to use the “M” word...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-14-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,613
Posted By LEXX
I remember learning that you need to sponge the...

I remember learning that you need to sponge the board first with water, and then trowel the thin set on. CTEF :clap1: well, what ever it is just retile with some kick but thin set and follow the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-13-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,613
Posted By LEXX
Wow! if the floors that way, what about that...

Wow! if the floors that way, what about that shower to the right :eek:
Tile on ...
Lexx
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By LEXX
Close, You need to tape the joints, use latex...

Close, You need to tape the joints, use latex modified thin set like a (Versbond)...Do Not Use MASTIC! Try to get 100% coverage on your tile.

Lexx
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