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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ss3964spd
Maria, In the second photo - that inside...

Maria,

In the second photo - that inside bottom corner, there appears to be an actual opening, like a little tunnel, where the liner is wrinkled. That entire corner simply has too many puckers and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,615
Posted By ss3964spd
Cuts require 2 to 3 passes? Thatsa buzz kill....

Cuts require 2 to 3 passes? Thatsa buzz kill....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,545
Posted By ss3964spd
Wasn't keeping close track of coverage, Pam, but...

Wasn't keeping close track of coverage, Pam, but the pre-fill uses up a whole mess of mortar. If I were to guess I probably used just over 1 bag of mortar for my roughly 70 square feet.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By ss3964spd
I've zero experience with it, but if you search...

I've zero experience with it, but if you search this forum for "Flexcolor CQ" you'll get lots of feedback.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By ss3964spd
At first glance, Maria, my bigger concern is it...

At first glance, Maria, my bigger concern is it appears he has a long seam where a sheet of liner on the wall connects to the sheet of liner on the floor (your last photo). How did he do that? And...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By ss3964spd
I'll only add that there's no need, indeed no...

I'll only add that there's no need, indeed no way, to seal the surface of the porcelain.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,615
Posted By ss3964spd
From what I've read here that's a highly regarded...

From what I've read here that's a highly regarded cutter, Ali, should make your life much easier. All you need under it is a towel to catch the small chips. I love high quality tools.

I briefly...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By ss3964spd
Yup, forgot about the dead critter issue Jeff,...

Yup, forgot about the dead critter issue Jeff, have had my share of mice (which are good for about 4 days of stink) and 1, possibly 2 squirrels (which are good for well over a week of stink) in my...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By ss3964spd
If there's no plastic covering the dirt that...

If there's no plastic covering the dirt that would be the very first thing to do.

Also make sure that the ground next to the foundation walls slopes away from the walls, and that rain down spouts...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,689
Posted By ss3964spd
^^^ Who IS that masked man? Thanks for the,...

^^^ Who IS that masked man?

Thanks for the, um, primer on paint and primer, Joe. Well done!
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By ss3964spd
^^^ Who IS that masked man? Thanks for the,...

^^^ Who IS that masked man?

Thanks for the, um, primer on paint and primer, Joe. Well done!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,545
Posted By ss3964spd
Pam, When I made the OCD driven decision to...

Pam,

When I made the OCD driven decision to do the 2nd/skim coat I started with an epoxy float but it, too, was deforming at the edge enough to leave the mortar slightly lower than the hex's....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By ss3964spd
Before and afters of mine, Patrick, just for...

Before and afters of mine, Patrick, just for visual reference. I had to remove some bricks in order to run the conduit, electrical, and install the box, but I reinstalled them after that before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,615
Posted By ss3964spd
You have a picture of them there glass 4X12, Ali,...

You have a picture of them there glass 4X12, Ali, front and rear?

There's a member who recently posted an issue with mortar eating through the painted backing of some glass accents.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By ss3964spd
Extensive work you've had done on that house,...

Extensive work you've had done on that house, Link, including raising the chimney height. Was a structural engineer was involved?

Given the weight of all that brick, not to mention the flue, fire...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,689
Posted By ss3964spd
No idea whatsoever, cx, but do know the...

No idea whatsoever, cx, but do know the all-in-one paints are taking over the isles in my local Lowes and Depot stores whereas they aren't nearly as represented in "real" paint stores.
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By ss3964spd
No idea whatsoever, cx, but do know the...

No idea whatsoever, cx, but do know the all-in-one paints are taking over the isles in my local Lowes and Depot stores whereas they aren't nearly as represented in "real" paint stores.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,545
Posted By ss3964spd
Pam, having just recently done the same I'll...

Pam, having just recently done the same I'll offer my observations.

I used Custom's Versabond for prefilling my Ditra Heat mats. I did mix it loose; it would still hold a notch, but barely.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,096
Posted By ss3964spd
The mortar shrunk as it dried, David, not unusual...

The mortar shrunk as it dried, David, not unusual and happens more if the mortar is mixed wetter than normal. Not an issue for your seams though, and no real need to go over them again at this point,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By ss3964spd
Kindred spirits, you and I Joe, in all that you...

Kindred spirits, you and I Joe, in all that you described above, save for the bigger guy bit.

Schluter's new foam pans are of a denser foam, and I believe they have relaxed their "minimum" tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By ss3964spd
Construction adhesive, Mark, two thick horizontal...

Construction adhesive, Mark, two thick horizontal beads across the back, set it in place with spacers, etc, let it dry for a couple of days. Grout it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By ss3964spd
Patrick, I covered my brick faced wood burning FP...

Patrick, I covered my brick faced wood burning FP with natural slate, from the hearth to the ceiling, mortared directly to the brick with no grout lines. The slate works with the room design, and has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By ss3964spd
Link, Does the basic foot print of the...

Link,

Does the basic foot print of the upstairs FP match that of the downstairs FP? And what is the downstairs FP sitting on, a slab?

Without knowing what is supporting that large column of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,689
Posted By ss3964spd
I believe one reason semi gloss/gloss is often...

I believe one reason semi gloss/gloss is often recommended for a bathroom is to make wipe downs, especially around the sink area, easier. Tooth paste splatters and other things simply come off semi...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-13-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 236
Posted By ss3964spd
I believe one reason semi gloss/gloss is often...

I believe one reason semi gloss/gloss is often recommended for a bathroom is to make wipe downs, especially around the sink area, easier. Tooth paste splatters and other things simply come off semi...
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