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Forum: The Mud Box 10-19-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2,484
Views: 333,723
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Oh, right. Yes. That was a typo. I actually meant...

Oh, right. Yes. That was a typo. I actually meant to type that I am *never* leery...

Anything related to Tonto is A1 in my book.

:tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-18-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If you’re going with a big notch, make sure to...

If you’re going with a big notch, make sure to not exceed the final compressed bed of mortar thickness recommended by the instruction for your given mortar. If you’re using a ‘large format’ mortar,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Randy. :wave: Dealer’s...

Welcome to the forum, Randy. :wave:

Dealer’s choice. But if you are trying to save on the build up of material so that the tile isn’t any higher than the adjacent floors, then use Ditra.

Some...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-17-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,484
Views: 333,723
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
:lol1: Good story. But you’re always...

:lol1:


Good story. But you’re always leery when someone swears a story is true.

:shrug:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Just a quick couple questions: did you seal the...

Just a quick couple questions: did you seal the pipe penetrations to the waterproof cement board before tiling? And are you going to finish waterproofing the niche before you tile the rest of the way...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Howdy, Tremain! What they asked. And can you...

Howdy, Tremain!

What they asked. And can you tell us how the NobleDeck was flashed to the siding? And tell us if the tiles were spot bonded?

:)
Forum: The Mud Box 10-15-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Frank! :wohoo: Sure, I’m buyin’! :tup2:

Frank! :wohoo:

Sure, I’m buyin’! :tup2:
Forum: The Mud Box 10-14-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
And........? :shrug:

And........?

:shrug:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,530
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Easy button for thinset removal: Oscillating...

Easy button for thinset removal:
Oscillating tool with a carbide finger rasp (looks something like a pointy oval) while running a vacuum. The thinset will melt away from the vibrating grinding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Looks good, Alex. I fear otherwise, but let’s...

Looks good, Alex. I fear otherwise, but let’s hope you get your 5+ years out of the repair. :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,344
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
A day. I second the recommendation to cover...

A day.

I second the recommendation to cover it with plastic as it cures to slow down the premature moisture loss. :nod:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What a fantastic tool that is. It’s not...

What a fantastic tool that is.

It’s not fool-proof, but you bust open a circuit panel and it’ll immediately red-flag an overloaded wire that’s warmer than the rest.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,324
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Wait, those are drywall screws...not pipe screws!...

Wait, those are drywall screws...not pipe screws! :mad:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 520
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Brian! Is it snowing up by you, yet? :stick:...

Hi, Brian! Is it snowing up by you, yet? :stick: :D. Coupla days ago, the weatherman said portions of Minnesota were in for 3’ of snow with the impending storm...with some parts up to 8’! :eek:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
All other things being equal, $125 for up to a...

All other things being equal, $125 for up to a 3x5 shower.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Don’t know how big this particular pool is. I...

Don’t know how big this particular pool is. I swapped out the waterline tiles on a 30’x45’ pool and it’s a deceptively large amount of work to do an A1 job. :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 28,446
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That looks spectacular, Dan! :tup2:

That looks spectacular, Dan!

:tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I would grab a $10 rub brick from the masonry...

I would grab a $10 rub brick from the masonry department of any box store. It’s like a small brick with a handle on it. And you rub it over the mortar to grind it away. It’s made with silicon...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Can we get some details? Like, how long have the...

Can we get some details? Like, how long have the tiles been down? And do you know exactly which mortar was used? And could you show us a picture or two?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Tim! :wave: It’s not...

Welcome to the forum, Tim! :wave:

It’s not terribly uncommon to have a bow like that in ceramic bullnoses. And it’s annoying. If it’s going to be in a position that it’s easy for your eye to see...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-07-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Pusser’s Rum?

Pusser’s Rum?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-07-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Your hallway tiles are perfect the way they land...

Your hallway tiles are perfect the way they land directly under the door when it’s in the closed position.

This isn’t a race. I’d start at the doorway and work your way in as far as you can...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
A ballpark estimate for a service upgrade from 60...

A ballpark estimate for a service upgrade from 60 to 200 amps around these parts is in the mid 2 grand range.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The size of the tiles makes no difference. ...

The size of the tiles makes no difference.

If you're sistering the joists, you could run a bead of contruction adhesive on the top side of the new pieces so that they support the underside of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,867
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Cool. So, how you are going to cut a hole through...

Cool. So, how you are going to cut a hole through the porcelain for the new, lower drain hole?

:)
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