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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-04-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By ragtop69gs
Thanks for that warning Stu. Their website says...

Thanks for that warning Stu. Their website says the purple stain is the result of leaving the product on too long, it can be removed with hydrogen peroxide.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-03-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By ragtop69gs
I also have some diamond impregnated 3M scuff...

I also have some diamond impregnated 3M scuff pads for my random orbital sander.

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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-03-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By ragtop69gs
Thank you both for your suggestions. I just...

Thank you both for your suggestions. I just ordered up a 1.4 Oz. tube of Alpha RSR-2000 which claims to clean rust off of marble without damaging the marble, if it works as they claim, I'll buy it...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-02-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By ragtop69gs
The softener has been dealt with and is now...

The softener has been dealt with and is now working as it should. Replacing the tile is not an option I'm willing to entertain :crap:

Why not CLR on marble? Is it also an acid?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-02-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By ragtop69gs
188198 188199 188197 The last picture...

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The last picture shows outside the shower too.

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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-31-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By ragtop69gs
Rust stained tumbled marble shower.

With the help of all the resident expert helpers here on the forum I tiled my master bath 9 years ago, thanks to all who offered advice.

Now I have a problem, Our water softener died and left...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By ragtop69gs
Here is a link to my bath remod completed with...

Here is a link to my bath remod completed with the guidance of the great people from this forum. 7 years later it still looks as good as the day I finished. :wohoo:
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By ragtop69gs
We're going to skim the Kerdi with Laticrete GTA...

We're going to skim the Kerdi with Laticrete GTA first then get started with the install tomorrow.

There is a change being considered for the grout. He's looking at using Bostik's Dimensions...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By ragtop69gs
Sorry, I mis-understood you. The tile is...

Sorry, I mis-understood you. The tile is American Olean "Legacy"
The following is taken from America Olean install recommendations. So I think we're ok on the Kerdi. I looked for Paul1 's video...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By ragtop69gs
The tile is on a mesh backing, what you see in...

The tile is on a mesh backing, what you see in the pictures is foam sheets between the tiles for packing purposes. The tile does have some type of backing on each individual square if that makes a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By ragtop69gs
Will this work OK (Glass tile)

I'm Going to be putting up this glass tile on the walls and ceiling of a friends house, these are the tiles & thinset he bought, will the thinset be ok or should we find Laticrete glass tile adhesive...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-14-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 33,293
Posted By ragtop69gs
StoneDude, What reaction am I looking for...

StoneDude,

What reaction am I looking for that would not be good ? How does the slate react when it's not conducive to an acid wash ?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-14-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 33,293
Posted By ragtop69gs
Thanks Ben. I'll report back in a day or two and...

Thanks Ben. I'll report back in a day or two and let ya know how it went. :tup2:
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-14-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 33,293
Posted By ragtop69gs
Thanks for trying to help me , help them. ...

Thanks for trying to help me , help them.

I will see if he'll rent the machine, it sounds like it's our only way out at this point. What type of pad would be best for the machine?
This is...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-13-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 33,293
Posted By ragtop69gs
We have more than just a haze in spots, there are...

We have more than just a haze in spots, there are areas where you can feel the grout and spots where the high ridges hold a buildup.

Will the AquaMix "grout haze clean up" or "nano scrub" work...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-13-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 33,293
Posted By ragtop69gs
How to remove dried grout from slate?

A friend laid a slate floor and did not get the grout off the surface of the tile, it's been dried for 4 days now. There is heavy buildup in spots. He has asked for my help cleaning it up so I need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,024
Posted By ragtop69gs
Any stone working shop should be able to make a...

Any stone working shop should be able to make a saddle to your specs. I had 2 made for my project, both were from scraps in their shop and they only charged me for machine work/Labor. $65 Cut,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,215
Posted By ragtop69gs
Here ya go Brian. So far the hardest part of...

Here ya go Brian.

So far the hardest part of this has been making the stain color on the Birch doors match the Cherry cabinets and trim. I think I have finally got all the grout out of my teeth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,215
Posted By ragtop69gs
Just thought I'd update y'all on where I'm at...

Just thought I'd update y'all on where I'm at with this never ending project. Here's a few pics.

Removed these small pics ! Check next post for larger ones.

I'm waiting on the boss to pick a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By ragtop69gs
Whatever you do DON'T let the glass touch the...

Whatever you do DON'T let the glass touch the tile. Use plastic spacers between the glass and tile, then afix with a hi grade clear silicone. If you dont want to use channels, place your spacers,(Be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,215
Posted By ragtop69gs
:eek: Forget that idea ! I'm already WAAAY over...

:eek: Forget that idea ! I'm already WAAAY over what I had budgeted for this project and still have to buy the glass for the shower that I estimate will be about a grand if I do the install. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,215
Posted By ragtop69gs
After 2 coats of ST Enhanser Pro

Here are some pics after enhansing. The Stonetech enhanser pro was easy to work with and gave the desired look. Next step is grout, any tips especially doing the ceiling. I am toying with using an...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-10-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By ragtop69gs
Thanks George. 72 hours it will be then.

Thanks George. 72 hours it will be then.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-09-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By ragtop69gs
ST Enhancer Pro Dry Time ?

Just got done with 2 coats of Stonetech Enhancer Pro on my tumbled marble mosaic in the master bath.
Full cure is achieved in 24-72 hours. How long should I wait before grouting ?
After...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,584
Posted By ragtop69gs
I found that cutting with a saw then shaping with...

I found that cutting with a saw then shaping with a file to the desired profile, worked for me.
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