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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2022, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By CaliGrown
Depends, glued and stapled? Or stapled only? ...

Depends, glued and stapled? Or stapled only?
Big flat pry bar, grinder with cutting disc for staples over subfloor.
Square footage? $1.50+ all depends on how much.
Add dump fees and fuel/trip...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By CaliGrown
Nothing to be concerned about, especially if your...

Nothing to be concerned about, especially if your base is solid.
We pored pallets of the stuff and would get them. Rep said it was a non issue, due to surface tension pull as it cures out, humidity...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-14-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By CaliGrown
We still have an old Target runs great and cuts...

We still have an old Target runs great and cuts straight.
Have had my Dewalt 240000 for 5 years heavy use and abuse, still going was <$900 with a choice of a tool. Same features as the ridges but...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 50,326
Posted By CaliGrown
Majority of the current administration, and most...

Majority of the current administration, and most elected officials
CA govt.
Mega Corporations lining the pockets of the above…
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 50,326
Posted By CaliGrown
$7.47 for Diesel at ARCO $6.35 for 87 ...

$7.47 for Diesel at ARCO
$6.35 for 87

These pricks are ****ing destroying America.
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By CaliGrown
Them damn illegals sure are taking the long way...

Them damn illegals sure are taking the long way abouts to get into the U.S. these days…
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-09-2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By CaliGrown
I concur with Brian :D

I concur with Brian :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By CaliGrown
Dani, you’re probably not a whack :D Just in...

Dani, you’re probably not a whack :D

Just in a bit of a predicament, I’d reach out to an established company and go forward from there. When time is against you, it’s not worth throwing good money...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-28-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,043,949
Posted By CaliGrown
Poor quality photo, it’s all pointed up with a...

Poor quality photo, it’s all pointed up with a black dyed grout.

Thanks Brian! Figured it’s all a PITA or at least time consuming :D
Too bad it’s not paper faced, then it could get backbuttered...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By CaliGrown
Tile Nation will be mudsetting a wall panel this...

Tile Nation will be mudsetting a wall panel this August and will see if it can become a standard practice GPTP.
For a floor, mudsetting has proven itself. It just might not be best practice for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-27-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 6,043,949
Posted By CaliGrown
Great work as always Brian! Makes a difference...

Great work as always Brian!
Makes a difference when the sheets come well spaced and placed!
Any veteran tips for when they aren’t??

Here’s some masonry for a repeat client. I’ll be fabricating...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By CaliGrown
John’s said it straight to the point. Slate and...

John’s said it straight to the point. Slate and some other natural stones tend to flake or shale off in layers over time. Slate tiles are either gauged or ungauged so anticipate an imperfect finish...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By CaliGrown
We’re your countertops installed by a company? If...

We’re your countertops installed by a company? If so, get them back out to level it properly within standards.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By CaliGrown
Can’t go wrong with either option, personally I...

Can’t go wrong with either option, personally I prefer option 2. It’ll be a feature and only you’ll know it’s a cheat :F

Btw, I’ve done the same thing before at the top of a niche in my earlier...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By CaliGrown
I’d add screws to secure the cabinet into the...

I’d add screws to secure the cabinet into the studs, then backer board and tile away. If it’s larger tiles could sand and set with silicone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By CaliGrown
Agree with Davy, tack on some lath and float it...

Agree with Davy, tack on some lath and float it with fat mud. Type s can work but is rich with lime/clay and tends to crack when in thicker sections. If you go at it in more than one layer, leave...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By CaliGrown
I’ve used this bit over calcium leaches in a...

I’ve used this bit over calcium leaches in a shot-crete pool, roughed up the surface and it didn’t penetrate huge gouges. Made for a good bonding surface before it could be brown coated.

I’d see...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By CaliGrown
I feel for ya Lou... Way I see it is, tile...

I feel for ya Lou...

Way I see it is, tile over tile is a band-aid approach and you made that clear to 'em initially. Since you're T&M but lack the time, its imperative to make things lean toward...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-22-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5,645
Views: 595,636
Posted By CaliGrown
Talking Dang! Good thing we can always trust the media to...

Dang! Good thing we can always trust the media to not be absolutely biased or lie and that science and peer-reviews remain untainted by the influence of money and power.
That aside, the weather in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By CaliGrown
Tile wall ledge, or tile shelf the length of a...

Tile wall ledge, or tile shelf the length of a wall.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-21-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By CaliGrown
Same inquiry as CX in regards to what YOU want to...

Same inquiry as CX in regards to what YOU want to do :)

I have a family friend that became a lineman, he moved to the Midwest for work and bought a nice rv/camper to be mobile for work and have a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,522
Posted By CaliGrown
Very very nice! Great job, professional results...

Very very nice! Great job, professional results and done in a timely manner :D
Forum: The Mud Box 04-20-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By CaliGrown
My kids are getting big! Time’s flying by :shrug:

My kids are getting big! Time’s flying by :shrug:
Forum: The Mud Box 04-17-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By CaliGrown
Happy Easter to Everyone!!

Happy Easter to Everyone!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,872
Posted By CaliGrown
PC’s got ya squared away, here’s a pic :D

PC’s got ya squared away, here’s a pic :D
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