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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I've had success with denatured alcohol. ...

I've had success with denatured alcohol.



:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
6mm is equal to approximately 1/4". You can get...

6mm is equal to approximately 1/4". You can get KerdiBoard in 1/4" and would be a possible better material for you than cork.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Dan. :wave: The...

Welcome to the forum, Dan. :wave:

The Deflecto (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/deflecto.pl) calulator calculates the joist structure only (which you're reporting at L/386). Adding plywood...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Eddy. Your salesperson is trying to be...

Hi, Eddy.

Your salesperson is trying to be helpful, but you'll be mad as all get out at them after you've attempted to apply mortar to the back of the mosaics. The mortar is almost certain to ooze...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Chad! :wave: Yeah,...

Welcome to the forum, Chad! :wave:

Yeah, common problem on older houses. Removing is one solution. But almost nobody wants to loose the light. So, using glass block for the window instead of an...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-12-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You're explaining it fine, Sandy. This is a...

You're explaining it fine, Sandy.

This is a tough situation. Glad he's making progress. He could cut a small square of the giant abrasive pad and go at it in the corners by hand. Sounds like he's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,097
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
:eek: :eek: :eek: Yikes! The Tile Ranger has...

:eek: :eek: :eek:

Yikes! The Tile Ranger has awoken from his slumber! Run for it, y'all!

:eek: :eek: :eek:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,701
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Whatever happened, Chris? :)

Whatever happened, Chris? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You still there? :)

You still there? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Mike> :wave: Glass is...

Welcome to the forum, Mike> :wave:

Glass is rather finnicky and causes many peope grief. That Super-Tek One Step (https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/9e5465_d2d6ddfe70aa4df088c3e0e5456683ed.pdf) isn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yep, spacer. According to my profile, I'm...

Yep, spacer.

According to my profile, I'm like 104 years old. So, I'll claim the old timer status while the other two whipper snappers go on their way. :gerg:
Forum: The Mud Box 01-09-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Good to hear from you again, Steve! :cheers:

Good to hear from you again, Steve! :cheers:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Are you using man-made or natural stone...

Are you using man-made or natural stone materials?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,097
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Will. :wave: Sorry to...

Welcome to the forum, Will. :wave:

Sorry to hear. But you’re in good hands of folks giving you solid advice. I just wish we had better news and cheaper alternatives for you.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Natalie. :wave: Are you using man-made...

Hi, Natalie. :wave:

Are you using man-made or natural stone materials?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Natalie. :wave: New trend? Not so much. ...

Hi, Natalie. :wave:

New trend? Not so much.

All the quartz folks will say that they are superior to granite. And all the granite folks will say that they are superior to quartz. The honest...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, cr4a! :wave: Is this a...

Welcome to the forum, cr4a! :wave:

Is this a condo?

Can you show us a picture?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,701
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It may be movement. Put a single finger...

It may be movement.

Put a single finger down on the crack so you’re touching both tiles simultaneously and knock on either of the tiles (use the butt end of a screwdriver to tap the tiles)...if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I just read up on that stove. Iíve never heard of...

I just read up on that stove. Iíve never heard of such. Do you really run the thing 24/7?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Phil! :wave: Not a bad...

Welcome to the forum, Phil! :wave:

Not a bad idea at all.

It *can* be frustrating to cut shims, only to find out that you’re creating a wavy surface. But if you have a benchmark (like a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, it can be screwed directly to the subfloor....

Yes, it can be screwed directly to the subfloor. Make sure you're subfloor boards are well secured to the joists. Then fasten your new plywood to just the subfloor, intionally missing the joists...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Clifton. :wave: With putting SLC...

Hi, Clifton. :wave:

With putting SLC directly over solid wood, nobody will offer any advice to keep what you've got. I realize you had another installation that lasted. But every single...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-29-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I wish you the best, Samantha. :goodluck: I...

I wish you the best, Samantha. :goodluck: I really do. I'd like everyone to get the remodeling job they're dreaming of. I just hope you don't accidentally have the horse in front of the cart.


...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Pink! :wave: I suppose...

Welcome to the forum, Pink! :wave:

I suppose you could make some bullnoses to make up for 5 tiles running a wee bit short. I don't think I'd be crazy about the look. But if it's a big enough...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-26-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Birthday in New York!

Happy Birthday, Craig! (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/member.php?u=16469)

:cheers: :aparty: :yipee: :aparty: :yipee: :aparty:

Hopefully, you're relaxing rather than pushing squares or...
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