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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By smifwal
Durock foam trays are 2% or so they tell me

Durock foam trays are 2% or so they tell me
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By smifwal
I have every major manufacturer supplier within...

I have every major manufacturer supplier within 15 minutes. Spoiled I am.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 183
Posted By smifwal
First shower I mudded I got it out of whack...

First shower I mudded I got it out of whack because I pushed too hard while screening and pushed the sticks in with the screed, so I can see the benefits to doing out that way, but as you see he has...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-09-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By smifwal
veteran day discounts

https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/67508/veterans-day-discounts-2019/

Also Amazon is offering $40.00 off prime membership to all active and veterans in celebration of veteran's day. This is for new...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By smifwal
I normally use a 1/8 in spacer along with the...

I normally use a 1/8 in spacer along with the leveling system, since the strap is thinner than the space I want
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By smifwal
get your floor as flat as you can, large format...

get your floor as flat as you can, large format tile are not as forgiving as the smaller tiles. I use mlt leveling system but there are many others. I use Ardex X5 for large format tiles or X77...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By smifwal
most of the acronyms go right over my head on...

most of the acronyms go right over my head on here but this one I got, and was ROFLMAO
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-04-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By smifwal
How are you getting the DeWalt for $500.00? When...

How are you getting the DeWalt for $500.00? When I click on the link it says $711.00. As for selling it, if you foresee renting one why would you sell it? How much is it to rent? Put you new hardly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,679
Posted By smifwal
I use ardex thinset, they don't require the slake...

I use ardex thinset, they don't require the slake time, they also give you a mix ratio for smaller batches. If you can get it I would recommend it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,036
Posted By smifwal
Lifetime shower system. For a shower that will...

Lifetime shower system. For a shower that will last you a lifetime,or until you don't like the tile anymore, which ever comes first.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 748
Posted By smifwal
What did your contactor use for waterproofing?...

What did your contactor use for waterproofing? Hope was your shower constructed?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,679
Posted By smifwal
All depends on the thinset you are using, pot...

All depends on the thinset you are using, pot life, open time if you mix it per the manufacturer's recommendations. I pre cut all the the sheets and corner banding and seam bands if I am not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-29-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,036
Posted By smifwal
I wish I was better at this, I type, then delete,...

I wish I was better at this, I type, then delete, then type something else and delete that. So much pressure trying to name this fabulous system. I give up, I like the trident one. Whatever the name...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By smifwal
nobody likes a quitter Eric :).You got a real...

nobody likes a quitter Eric :).You got a real cool floor in the making. I snapped 2 lines for the outer points, set the tile in there and then I put spacers on each side at both points the snuggled...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-22-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By smifwal
I use a 1/4x3/8x1/4 like this but the medium....

I use a 1/4x3/8x1/4 like this but the medium. This is the equivalent of a 1/2x1/2x1/2. If you can't find this locally the a square notch would work fine. This trowels pattern makes it easier to get...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-22-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 455,878
Posted By smifwal
We had a storm a few month back, super winds. The...

We had a storm a few month back, super winds. The power company's tree people were out cutting down trees and it started raining cats and dogs. Storm lasted about a hour and in that hour a monster...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By smifwal
I like ardex products myself. No idea where you...

I like ardex products myself. No idea where you are located but if you can find them I would recommend Ardex X77 or Ardex X5
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,821
Posted By smifwal
Sorry,I didn't see you posted again until today....

Sorry,I didn't see you posted again until today. I have this one, Bosch 360 Degree Three Plane Leveling Alignment Laser GLL 3-80 definitely more than you need. I never never had a problem with bosch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,322
Posted By smifwal
Silicone your corners, use a profiling tool (I...

Silicone your corners, use a profiling tool (I use these with great results ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By smifwal
My rep told me that all things foam and all...

My rep told me that all things foam and all things membrane will no longer be offered by USG. As for who is going to start manufacturing the same stuff under a new name is anyone's guess
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By smifwal
I have installed a few, I try to fill the metal...

I have installed a few, I try to fill the metal in as much as I can. You can use a 1in putty knife a tongue depressor or a grout bag. Those are the least messiest that I can think of off the top of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By smifwal
I used flexcolor cq on a low fired glass and it...

I used flexcolor cq on a low fired glass and it was a disaster, fortunately it was in a small section and was easily replaced. I did test it prior to installing the tile and it didn't scratch and I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,821
Posted By smifwal
I like CX use one because they are easier/faster...

I like CX use one because they are easier/faster you can mark everything all at once and then you can keep track of the rows as you go. I bought mine for that reason. I also use digital levels...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By smifwal
I have this one. A bit more in your price range...

I have this one. A bit more in your price range Justin? I use this thing all the time. From finding leaks, to locating clogs in radiator hoses in my skid and back hoe, to test the air coming out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By smifwal
Where part of Missouri are you in?

Where part of Missouri are you in?
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