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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-15-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Simplyjames
Cool, Iím shopping this week. Sent...

Cool, Iím shopping this week.



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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-14-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By Simplyjames
On a related note; How does a guy avoid an...

On a related note;
How does a guy avoid an electrified arm in this situation??
Add a ground to the tool somehow? This is starting to burn a bit. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-14-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By Simplyjames
Microfibers for grouting. Yes. Sent from...

Microfibers for grouting. Yes.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Simplyjames
South suburbs Chicago. Iím not sure age. House...

South suburbs Chicago.
Iím not sure age. House is sixteen years old but there wasnít much glass around then. I canít get there for a few weeks but Iíll look more closely then.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Simplyjames
Look familiar to anyone?

Builder friend shot me this photo after attempting to hang a grab bar. He says itís some kind of translucent glass. Anyone want to play name that tile?...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-30-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21,564
Views: 3,892,794
Posted By Simplyjames
I have on the shorter niches where the the...

I have on the shorter niches where the the Schluter one looks too beefy, by using two strips of jolly back to back.


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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-24-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 1,382,967
Posted By Simplyjames
202415 Both hate and love $$ seeing these...

202415

Both hate and love $$ seeing these failures. Interestingly, Iím scrolling through this thread while keeping an eye on my son doing one of his first Kerdi systems alone. Iím also answering...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-22-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,360
Posted By Simplyjames
Totally DeWalt. Great price and design. Super...

Totally DeWalt. Great price and design. Super portable. Almost a professional grade.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By Simplyjames
I noticed a shower drain which Iím guessing is in...

I noticed a shower drain which Iím guessing is in a shower?? Hm. If heís planning on tearing out tile ( which unfortunately I anticipate being more of a popping off) make sure the waterproofing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-17-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,495
Posted By Simplyjames
Always sell it as random like hardwood. Total...

Always sell it as random like hardwood. Total layout liberty on each row with almost no waste. I hate clips and admit I usually just keep sliding a lippage gauge around as I go and push the limits. ...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-16-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Simplyjames
Thanks. Iím actually in that house now. Not sure...

Thanks. Iím actually in that house now. Not sure what it is. I was just thinking it looked like finish had been taken off.
Rethinking my dislike for bullnose[emoji848]



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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-14-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,496
Posted By Simplyjames
Not for me either. I was super excited then super...

Not for me either. I was super excited then super disappointed.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Simplyjames
Just be careful not to inadvertently puncture...

Just be careful not to inadvertently puncture with trowel corner when working non tight areas. Other than that, no problem.
I over the years have developed a habit of striking the trowel corner...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-08-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Simplyjames
Black on chrome

Great combination on bikes and trucks but not my Schluter strip (installed). Anyone have any idea what this could be and how to resolve the issue? It almost looks like some kind of acid etching. Any...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-07-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By Simplyjames
Following this waiting for the same answer. ...

Following this waiting for the same answer.
Search doesnít work or Iím too dumb??
I even splurged the five bucks to become VIP. Iím fancy.


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Forum: The Mud Box 05-02-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,537
Views: 1,234,077
Posted By Simplyjames
Post a picture... Any picture

201968
Mixer envy.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Simplyjames
Usually best to take a shim to the inside corners...

Usually best to take a shim to the inside corners after final wipe down before grout sets too hard. Probably too late for that at this point. Safer than an angled blade in a Stanley knife might be a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-12-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Simplyjames
Messaged. Let me know if I wasnít smart enough to...

Messaged. Let me know if I wasnít smart enough to actually do it correctly.


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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-08-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By Simplyjames
Nope, Chicago. Sent from my iPhone using...

Nope, Chicago.


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Simplyjames
Sad to hear but totally typical. Yap, good body...

Sad to hear but totally typical. Yap, good body mechanics, yoga, muscle building at lower back, a good chiropractor, donít swivel on kneecaps, smart usage of a helper. At the end of the day itís...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21,564
Views: 3,892,794
Posted By Simplyjames
Fun. Iíve always wondered when seeing murals what...

Fun. Iíve always wondered when seeing murals what happens if gravity steals a tile or two from your hands. Do you wait a month for a remake? How commonly does this happen?


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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Simplyjames
John, thanks for that long winded post . I feel...

John, thanks for that long winded post . I feel like with all Iíve read about contaminants and other hazards, your synopsis really does a great job in giving a practical, working understanding.
I...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-17-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By Simplyjames
Driver lives above cabinet or on top shelf...

Driver lives above cabinet or on top shelf depending on where outlet is run to. Factory lengths generally donít allow for this so youíll need to make a connection. I use thermostat wire or similar ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-15-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Simplyjames
Air scrubbers can be pricey. I have in the past...

Air scrubbers can be pricey. I have in the past just used well placed fans and air movers along with strategic opening of windows. Maybe skip the grinder too. Iíve usually been able to have good...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-10-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By Simplyjames
Any investment on something requiring a...

Any investment on something requiring a proprietary blade seems screwey IMO.


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