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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By speed51133
Direct to the cbu. I know. I'm a bit...

Direct to the cbu.

I know. I'm a bit confused
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By speed51133
Recommend a mortar

Cultured stone, indoors, on cement board, above fireplace. Here is the instruction sheet. https://www.culturedstone.com/resources/installation-guides
The specs are below. I found a mortar that is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By speed51133
I would recommend a kerdi canoe.:) But yes,...

I would recommend a kerdi canoe.:)

But yes, as others have said, hardwood needs to go.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By speed51133
true....I was assuming the deflection was from...

true....I was assuming the deflection was from the joists. I guess it could be just the subfloor deflecting....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By speed51133
Can you elaborate on this part? How did Schluter...

Can you elaborate on this part? How did Schluter tell you 1in mosaics would be OK.

Also, as is already stated, there is obvious flex in the room. That is the source of your problem. Case closed....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By speed51133
Larry, I was employed by Pfister for the last 4...

Larry, I was employed by Pfister for the last 4 years working on product innovation and design. ( I just got a new job in January)

I am still in touch with the engineering teams as well.

Do you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,571
Posted By speed51133
you can do whatever you want, but the kerdi drain...

you can do whatever you want, but the kerdi drain is only approved for use with kerdi.

https://www.kbrs.com/

take a look at this supplier....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By speed51133
what is your joist size and species of wood? what...

what is your joist size and species of wood? what is the UNSUPPORTED span (look at the floor UNDER the room, how long are the joists before there is a wall or column to support them? Maybe you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By speed51133
You order it from a granite counter...

You order it from a granite counter supplier/fabrication shop. They cut it just like a counter top. The only thing I'd you have to buy the whole slab unless you find a remnant.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By speed51133
If you cook, and enjoy cooking, you will make a...

If you cook, and enjoy cooking, you will make a mess
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By speed51133
so like a solid porcelain slab for directly...

so like a solid porcelain slab for directly behind the rangetop and tile to the sides?
https://www.msisurfaces.com/porcelain-slabs/pietra-grigio/ something like this???
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By speed51133
Backsplash for rangetop that gets hot and messy

I have a wolf rangetop with a charbroiler. See below for a STOCK image.

Right now I have a sheet of stainless steel as the backsplash. I would like to do a tile backsplash. I can tell you that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By speed51133
thanks for the offer! pm sent

thanks for the offer! pm sent
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By speed51133
Well I have been throwing away mixers because I...

Well I have been throwing away mixers because I can never get the fried mortar off! Need a non stick coating...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By speed51133
back buttering helper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=14&v=Zm4uOHXwv6g&feature=emb_logo

any of you guys ever use this? ONE time a polished 12x24 tile slipped out of my hands when back buttering. it dinged a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,423
Posted By speed51133
nice job there!

nice job there!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By speed51133
i know heating cable is not cheap.... are...

i know heating cable is not cheap....

are you familiar with Schluter Ditra? Can you raise the floor another .25in without a problem?

I think it would be your best bet short of a tear out.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By speed51133
I think anything short of a tear out is a big...

I think anything short of a tear out is a big risk. the cracking of the mortar there will only get worse and will want to telegraph into the tile. If the mortar was more like 1/4in thick I think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By speed51133
what make and model thinset mortar did you use?...

what make and model thinset mortar did you use? honestly, doesn't sound like a good scenario.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By speed51133
is that sheer bond chart how well mortar bonds to...

is that sheer bond chart how well mortar bonds to the mixer, or how well the mortar bonds tile to substrate using that mixer?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,019
Posted By speed51133
or liner penetrations at/below the curb...

or liner penetrations at/below the curb...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-26-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,019
Posted By speed51133
do you have any photos of what the floor looked...

do you have any photos of what the floor looked like before tile was set? how about the wall prior to tile?

I really would not let the guy back in the house. Even if he will fix it for free. Tell...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,335
Posted By speed51133
that vanity is only 19in deep. I's make it 21 and...

that vanity is only 19in deep. I's make it 21 and don't forget about the counter overhang on all sides.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By speed51133
looks like the tile is just too far over onto the...

looks like the tile is just too far over onto the metal lip that the grate rests on.

I would use a hand held tile cutter and use a straight edge and set it to the depth of the tile (actually a BIT...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By speed51133
once it hits the shelves, i should be able to get...

once it hits the shelves, i should be able to get it for about 40% off (assuming similar pricing to the DW2400).

if anyone wants to do a review.....
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