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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By ceramictilepro
Hi CX, Yes page 229,231,233,235,237,239,241...

Hi CX,

Yes page 229,231,233,235,237,239,241 (prolly a few more pages too) clearly says sealant.
Installation specs - Movement Joints EJ171 and ASTM C1193
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,369
Posted By ceramictilepro
Craig, I asked to keep the comments respectful....

Craig, I asked to keep the comments respectful. You are welcome to disagree as that is your opinion, but there is no need for your jabs.

It's a great idea to discuss among pro's for anyone to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,369
Posted By ceramictilepro
Hi Dana Epoxy Bond is the Part A Resin and...

Hi Dana

Epoxy Bond is the Part A Resin and Part B Hardener.

You will then purchase sanded grout separately and combine with Epoxy mixture. I have several videos on my YouTube channel showing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,369
Posted By ceramictilepro
Hi Dana I've been repairing grout with my...

Hi Dana

I've been repairing grout with my products since 2011. Most of my work these days are repairs, more specifically, shower floors. I have spent many years installing shower after shower,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-26-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,369
Posted By ceramictilepro
grout over grout with epoxy

ok,

regarding thread
http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=119431

I made a comment regarding grouting over cement based grout (polyblend) with epoxy grout and got arrested by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,384
Posted By ceramictilepro
I will create a new post in hangout area for...

I will create a new post in hangout area for those who would like to discuss this further. "grout over grout with epoxy".
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,384
Posted By ceramictilepro
Epoxy and large grout joints increase the...

Epoxy and large grout joints increase the application/difficulty level. Personally, I will first grout those areas that have large/irregular sizes with a high quality sanded grout (polyblend works...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,976
Posted By ceramictilepro
Hi John, Nice to meet you! I'm curious...

Hi John,

Nice to meet you!

I'm curious to know how manufacturers pass the sag test with epoxy.

3/8" grout joint on a vertical? Seems like a lot to ask

I wonder which brands are more ideal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,384
Posted By ceramictilepro
Did you grout the shower floor before the walls?...

Did you grout the shower floor before the walls? Just trying to understand your procedure a little better.

What brand epoxy grout did you use? sanded/unsanded/universal type? Did you use epoxy on...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,976
Posted By ceramictilepro
thanks Steve, That is exactly what TCNA...

thanks Steve,

That is exactly what TCNA mentioned via email. Filling a 3/8" vertical joint with epoxy seems like a lot to ask without any sagging issues. Do all epoxy grout brands pass this test?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-15-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,639
Posted By ceramictilepro
regarding my comment about needing permits. ...

regarding my comment about needing permits.

I am only referring to the actual installation of tile. If i'm waterproofing a pan with a schluter shower kit, yes, a permit is required.

If I start...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-15-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,639
Posted By ceramictilepro
it has been my experience that most showers (95%...

it has been my experience that most showers (95% or more) that I get called on to perform grout repair, are located at the shower floor perimeter, vertical/horizontal corners at curb, and a little...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-15-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,976
Posted By ceramictilepro
Sag in Vertical Joints or A118.3 Section 5.4 - Epoxy Grout

can anyone shed some light in how this test is performed?

Is it a visual test where material is applied to a grout joint and measured for sag?

what size is the grout joint?

time duration?
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-15-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,639
Posted By ceramictilepro
John, thanks for chiming in on this. how would...

John, thanks for chiming in on this. how would you rate movement inside showers? Cosmetic or structural?

Others feel free to comment too :)

Thanks
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-14-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,639
Posted By ceramictilepro
Change of Plane - is 100% silicone industry standard

Hello,

I am reaching out asking if industry standard suggest using only 100% silicone for all change of plane areas.

this is all the info i can see

A108.01 General Requirements: Subsurfaces...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,742
Posted By ceramictilepro
Hi CX and thank you for the warm welcome! ...

Hi CX and thank you for the warm welcome!

Just to clarify, I'm a full time tile contractor and yes I do sell a few products online. I also use those products personally in my business and have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,742
Posted By ceramictilepro
Epoxy Bond waterproof grout

I personally fix grout cracking issues at any change of plane, or more commonly known as a corner. Doesn't matter if it's vertical or horizontal.

Most movement in showers are cosmetic. All tile...
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