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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Frank
Thank You

Thank You
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By Frank
Removing a Chipped Tile

Its a 12" x 24" porcelain tile, it is on concrete substrate that is painted with hydro ban and I used Laticrete 254 Platinum with spectro lock grout. Getting the grout joint clean is no problem, I'm...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By Frank
Tiling over Thinset

I put in a 475 ft/2 tiled outdoor patio about 20 years ago. This was my 1st tile job, I bought the tile, thinset, and grout from color tile. I have no idea what type of thinset it was, all I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Finished Pictures, almost

95% done, need to finish up some caulking only. I'm tickled with the results. Added a couple jewels that I had left over from the bathroom reno, rounded step turned out better than I expected.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Thank You I'm going to caulk the 4 lower...

Thank You

I'm going to caulk the 4 lower horizontal joints on the steps, at the driveway and where the sidewalk meets the porch. Also planning to caulk entire butt joint where the porch meets the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
A couple pics on progress. First pic shows...

A couple pics on progress.

First pic shows spacers under the tile on the steps and if you look at the far right edge of the riser you can see the full support, this is the part I poured.

Second...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Thanks guys The step was poured seperate but...

Thanks guys

The step was poured seperate but it is poured on the same footer that the block is on, he made the footer wider on this side for that reason. The step is a full 4 blocks deep and uses...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
That is correct. The 2 sides that are like...

That is correct.

The 2 sides that are like this are not accessible, there will be no traffic entering from these sides. I've already purchased iron railing for all 3 sides that will block...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Okay a year has gone by, tore my knee up this...

Okay a year has gone by, tore my knee up this spring and had to have surgery. Just got healthy enough to stay on my knees long enough to get the tile work done. It took a full 400 ft2 to get it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By Frank
I bought a 5 gal bucket of Hydro ban off of you...

I bought a 5 gal bucket of Hydro ban off of you last fall, you guys were great. I checked your website first and didn't see it listed so I ordered from another store. I'll make sure to call you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By Frank
Actually I need 4 tubes.

Actually I need 4 tubes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By Frank
Laticrete Latasil On-Line

Can't find it locally so I need to order on-line, any suggestions on reputable on-line companies? Who do you use? I can't find it at any of the site supporters.

Thanks
Frank
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Frank
Musky Mike I used to musky fish locally years...

Musky Mike
I used to musky fish locally years ago, got in the husky musky club by catching a 24 lb musky. Was actually fishing for bass with a spinner bait at the time. Was hooked on it after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-14-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Frank
Core Bits for Granite

Have kind of a special case need. I installed Mico water valves in my shower, guaranteed for life, paid a bundle for them. Well guess what, one in my shower is dripping, not from the valve body but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
I'm using Laticrete Spectrlock grout so I'll just...

I'm using Laticrete Spectrlock grout so I'll just order a couple tubes of Latasil that match the color I'm using. I also have about 30' of sidewalk and several steps to tile, I'll need several soft...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Okay I read up on the soft joints. The spec. is...

Okay I read up on the soft joints. The spec. is for 1/4" joint at the spacing cx stated. I was planning on using 1/8" grout joints, if I double the amount of soft joints required, say every 4' in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
cx, your killin me. Now I've got to figure out...

cx, your killin me. Now I've got to figure out what a soft joint is.

You got it, 12 x 16". I plan on eating this elephant one bite at a time. Work is crazy plus I'm traveling a lot, really...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Already ordered hydro ban. The slab is less...

Already ordered hydro ban.
The slab is less than a year old, no cracks except where the concrete slab is squared which will only be about 6' long on opposite sides on the very edge.

Thanks
Frank
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
jgleason - sorry about the pics, won't happen...

jgleason - sorry about the pics, won't happen again

I've got everything rolling, slab will be squared and I ordered a 5 gallon bucket of Laticrete Hydro Ban from a site supporter as a membrane. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Would Ditra be a good membrane to use?

Would Ditra be a good membrane to use?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Thanks for the info guys I really appreciate it. ...

Thanks for the info guys I really appreciate it. There is a lip/void under the slab, hopefully you can see in this picture. Problem is I'm not on speakin terms with the clown who poured this. I've...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Here's the layout. 131092

Here's the layout.

131092
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,745
Posted By Frank
Problem with Porch Tile

Got around to laying out the tile for my porch. I'm going to tile the top surface and the vertical lip on the 3 sides. I strung a string parallel to the face of the house out far enough for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By Frank
Mike Yes I did, I was never really happy with...

Mike
Yes I did, I was never really happy with this blade, the original blade I got on the saw when I bought it was much better. Can't remember though what blade came on a 2002 tilematic.

Thanks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By Frank
Guess I'm out of the tile saw loop.

Just found out that target blue is no more. Dug the tilematic out after I don't know how many years and tried cutting some heavy porcelain tile and the tile is literally breaking like glass during...
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