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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-18-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,813
Posted By Dobri
Best glass adhesive I know of and the best part...

Best glass adhesive I know of and the best part is that I can use it to set glass over kerdi and kerdi board
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,411
Posted By Dobri
If the cutback is solvent based you could skim it...

If the cutback is solvent based you could skim it over with Ardex feather finish
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-10-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 195,174
Posted By Dobri
I used power grout for the first time few weeks...

I used power grout for the first time few weeks ago and like it a lot. It reminds of permacolor. I've used it on a bathroom floor and now I have a shower pan to do but after reading here the problems...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-07-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
the only reason i see is to save $100 in the...

the only reason i see is to save $100 in the difference between oatey and kerdi drain. But is $100 worth giving up the outstanding Schluter warranty?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-07-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
Great work, Amos! Is that Oatey drain there...

Great work, Amos!

Is that Oatey drain there with kerdi membrane? How do you make that work
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-06-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
So why wasting the kerdi fix? I need to...

So why wasting the kerdi fix?

I need to clarify something here because i can see this becoming a topic and wouldnt want to give wrong information. Bonding kerdi board to wood members will work. If...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-06-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
You can't be serious! When you call your rep...

You can't be serious!

When you call your rep to ask him technical question that its not on the spec of the material do you ask him to send you email or fax a letter with his words in writing?
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
For the record...It was approved to me!

For the record...It was approved to me!
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-05-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,504
Posted By Dobri
Bleach does not kill the fungus, just cleanse it....

Bleach does not kill the fungus, just cleanse it.

Did you ask them about vapor transmission

Lowes keeps this stuff at the lumber department
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,559
Posted By Dobri
My favs are: Dewalt wet saw D24000 Rubi...

My favs are:

Dewalt wet saw D24000

Rubi TX-700N

Fein MultiMaster 250Q

Fein Hepa Vacum
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-05-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,504
Posted By Dobri
I looked at Walker Zagner's web site but no info...

I looked at Walker Zagner's web site but no info on moisture vapor transmission.
You could call and find out. This might be your problem.

You have to make sure that you kill the fungus bacteria...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
1/2 board if 16 O.C. Approved by my rep. If...

1/2 board if 16 O.C.
Approved by my rep. If you build the wall with foam studs like the ones on the picture or over cement based walls you would use kerdi fix or un-modified thin set.Try not to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-04-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By Dobri
Second best for you......For me first best is...

Second best for you......For me first best is Schluter Kerdi Board. I do make my walls flat and plumb with Kerdi board over concrete or stud members as the ones with deck mud. The cost....you pay...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-04-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,504
Posted By Dobri
I did not say that the modified thin set is the...

I did not say that the modified thin set is the cause. Im just making points. When you have a problem you would bring the facts and try to connect the dots. In this case it might be combination of...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-03-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,504
Posted By Dobri
What is the sealer brand that you used? Is it...

What is the sealer brand that you used? Is it water or solvent based? The sealer should allows moisture vapor transmission.
It seems that the shower is not breathing properly.



Also, you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-30-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
Some more pics

Some more pics
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-30-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22,078
Views: 6,222,824
Posted By Dobri
Here is another project where Kerdi board amazed...

Here is another project where Kerdi board amazed me once again with it's flexibility, easiness and simplicity to tackle any complicated to tile areas.
I want to Thank Joey Miles from Schluter for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-30-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,943
Posted By Dobri
All my work is done with Schluter system...

All my work is done with Schluter system therefore i use Ditra Set mortar on all my installation. Ditra set allows me to mix it to the desired consistency depending on the size tile the job requires...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,829
Posted By Dobri
Weird situation!

Weird situation!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By Dobri
Ditra measures 39" 1/2. You could split the...

Ditra measures 39" 1/2. You could split the difference 3/4" on each side leave the space without ditra in place. Put extra thin set under the tile in this areas when you do the install or install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,135
Posted By Dobri
I mix my thin set a bit loose when setting mosaic...

I mix my thin set a bit loose when setting mosaic tile on the floor. For walls I do the same but using good Thin set like Glass adhesive by Laticrete which allows me to mix it loose but still be able...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,490
Posted By Dobri
6x6 is a large tile to be used in a shower pan....

6x6 is a large tile to be used in a shower pan. Not sure how steep is your pan, but just by looking at the size from you picture I think it will be very hard to make these tiles work unless you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,863
Posted By Dobri
Kerdi board still couldnt be used on floor! ...

Kerdi board still couldnt be used on floor!

While Laticrete 170 doesn't spec thermal break i was told by Laticrete that it could be used. You could call Laticrete to confirm that and order it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-24-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By Dobri
Thank you all CX, I did call them but...

Thank you all

CX,
I did call them but they couldn't tell me more then what's written in the installation methods. Anyway I agree with you, if hardie backer and tile could be install over it, now...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-23-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By Dobri
Thank you! So there is no need for another...

Thank you!

So there is no need for another layer prior the mud work?
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