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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:34 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,045
Posted By smifwal
Lots of videos out there that are using the wrong...

Lots of videos out there that are using the wrong technique. You should be bedding the tape
Forum: The Mud Box 11-26-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By smifwal
I ate way too much, didn't even have room for...

I ate way too much, didn't even have room for pie, oh well I know what I am having for breakfast

Happy Thanksgiving
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 312
Posted By smifwal
well I feel dumb, I clearly wasn't thinking... ...

well I feel dumb, I clearly wasn't thinking... Do you have any larger rolls of kerdi other than the banding? you could go up 2 inches above the highest part that is covered in thinset
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 312
Posted By smifwal
I don't see why not, you only have a "skim coat"...

I don't see why not, you only have a "skim coat" on the board and no big build up, lumps or holidays correct? Wet it with a damp sponge and charge a head.

Also beer helps with minimizing the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
It said for ease of mosaic installation I'm...

It said for ease of mosaic installation

I'm getting ready to head to bed but tomorrow when I get home from work I will zoom these in and crop them and repost them
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By smifwal
40 psi max.

40 psi max.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
More

More
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
Installation instructions

Installation instructions
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
So you don't have to keep pausing the video to...

So you don't have to keep pausing the video to read the box
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
So that grate holder measures just a hair over...

So that grate holder measures just a hair over 1/2 in and when you set it in the hole with the grate snapped in no spacers, it is 1/8 above the drain body. And they sent me a T-shirt with my order
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By smifwal
You should flatten that out the day before you...

You should flatten that out the day before you start setting tile but a 1/16 probably ain't going to be enough to stress over.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By smifwal
I would say that if you get good coverage when...

I would say that if you get good coverage when you set the tile you should have no worries, but that is my opinion. If the tile was going to crack it would likely happen where big hole is and spider...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,355
Posted By smifwal
https://www.protilertools.co.uk/product/ardex-hydr...

https://www.protilertools.co.uk/product/ardex-hydro-grouting-sponge
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-23-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
I got the drains today but didn't really have...

I got the drains today but didn't really have time to play with them but it appears that there is some wiggle room for side to side adjustment and the spacers are what bring it up to the height of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By smifwal
You need the XL sigma ...

You need the XL sigma
https://youtu.be/AOG56GY1eic

But how many length rip cuts do you have? Are they covered by base or 1/4 round? I did a job last year with a 8x48 that only had 3 full length...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By smifwal
If he won't remove the old tiles, why don't you...

If he won't remove the old tiles, why don't you rent yourself a couple of chipping hammer, invite some friends over for some beer and pizza and get after it. Taking up tile really isn't that hard and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-20-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
Whatever or whoever makes it, it is nice to have...

Whatever or whoever makes it, it is nice to have a drain that I have worked with for years available again
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-20-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
You might reach out to Paul (Houston remodeler I...

You might reach out to Paul (Houston remodeler I can't remember how to spell his last name) I found this on his website
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-19-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
I ordered a couple last night before I posted,...

I ordered a couple last night before I posted, They will be here on the 23 I will let you know what I think
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-18-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
It does look a awful lot like it might be the...

It does look a awful lot like it might be the same but it said patent pending. I am going to give it a go. Hope dan sees this he was looking for a grate
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-18-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 81,982
Posted By smifwal
https://flofx.com/product/pvc-bond-flange-kit/

https://flofx.com/product/pvc-bond-flange-kit/
Forum: The Mud Box 11-17-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 383,306
Posted By smifwal
how awesome is his wife to let him weld in the...

how awesome is his wife to let him weld in the house!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By smifwal
This is the X5 my daily use mortar about half the...

This is the X5 my daily use mortar about half the cost of the X77. Not knowing the weight of your stone I went straight to the big guns on recommending the X77. You maybe able to get buy with the X5....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By smifwal
no nails needed with stuff, with the apprriate...

no nails needed with stuff, with the apprriate size trowel and good coverage I promise
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By smifwal
That is close to what I pay but you mix it...

That is close to what I pay but you mix it according to the manufacturer's it will hold those stones where you want them no question.

I have seen this demo in person so it is legit
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