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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Jonathan. :wave: I...

Welcome to the forum, Jonathan. :wave:

I would ask if the fabricator sealed it. If so, ask for a small sample of the sealer. Apply the sealer to a small area where it looks hazy, allow it to...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 06:47 PM
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Views: 407,736
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Heaviest rain I know of was 2008 and it was...

Heaviest rain I know of was 2008 and it was coming down at a reported 29 inches per hour. Only got 5-6 inches of rain total...but it was all within 10-15 minutes. Onliest time I got water in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I would tend to use a grout release or sealer...

I would tend to use a grout release or sealer specifically to help with clean up of the grout.

Yes, the holes are meant to get filled. Although there are a lot of displays in showrooms that have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What is your natural stone? :)

What is your natural stone?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 259
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, George. :wave: A...

Welcome to the forum, George. :wave:

A couple questions before we go to far:

1) Are you really only using 1/4" Hardibacker Board for the walls?
2) You may be going curbless, but you've got a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Mel. :wave: Oh,...

Welcome to the forum, Mel. :wave:

Oh, boy...polished marble in a bathroom. Yeah, it looks dynamite. But it's soft and delicate and is relatively maintenance heavy to keeps its appearance looking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I agree with the saturation. And regrouting...

I agree with the saturation. And regrouting probably would help. But those are some soft tiles. Re-grouting is hard, sweaty work of moving a tool back and forth a few inches at a time as the grout is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Jim. :wave: The answer...

Welcome to the forum, Jim. :wave:

The answer is: That depends.

The main job of sealer is to temporarily buy you some time to clean up a potentially staining liquid before it dries into the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-16-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The stone is quite opaque and shouldn’t matter....

The stone is quite opaque and shouldn’t matter. But that wouldn’t stop me from picking a color that was somewhat close, anyways.

:)
Forum: The Mud Box 08-15-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5,525
Views: 407,736
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, and since everything in Texas is bigger, if...

Yeah, and since everything in Texas is bigger, if y’all use a Texas measuring stick, it’ll only read an inch! :yeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-15-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’d either get a Sigma or a Sigma. :nod: :tup2: ...

I’d either get a Sigma or a Sigma. :nod: :tup2: They are a joy to use and super reliable.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-15-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You still there, ebennett22? :)

You still there, ebennett22?



:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-15-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Finally!!! :yipee: :D

Finally!!! :yipee:






:D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 752
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Because unsanded grout shrinks a fair amount as...

Because unsanded grout shrinks a fair amount as it dries. When the directions say it’s good up to 1/8”, they’re really stretching the truth. Yes, you can use unsanded on that size grout width. But be...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-12-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, ebennett22. :wave: You...

Welcome to the forum, ebennett22. :wave:

You deserve your own thread, so I’ve split this off onto its own. :)

A few questions:
1) While 100% silicone will adhere very well to those panels, it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Good job finding the name. Only problem with...

Good job finding the name.

Only problem with that suggestion is that tiles are discontinued within a few months to a few years after it comes into production. Even if we had all the info, odd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, Jon. You posted 8-7-2018. :clap2: ...

Yes, Jon. You posted 8-7-2018. :clap2:







Hey, that just shows that the new guy is navigating deep into the forum, right? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hopefully, you mean mortar? The cement kind that...

Hopefully, you mean mortar? The cement kind that comes as a power that you mix up with water (or sometimes an admix)?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Ouch! :( I'm sorry, Rain. Whomever gave you this...

Ouch! :( I'm sorry, Rain. Whomever gave you this "further consultation" did you a disservice.

The challenge is not in fitting the tiles together in this particular case.

The #1 reason that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I, too, would start at the deepest point and pour...

I, too, would start at the deepest point and pour back to your feather edge. But speaking of your "drop" of a feather edge...how thin are you trying to get this edge? I ask because Laticrete's specs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Rainforest Green is definitely a serpentine. It's...

Rainforest Green is definitely a serpentine. It's water sensitive and can curl away from the floor before the mortar cures if you inapropriately use a mortar with water in it. If you decide to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-07-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What's the application? Tub walls? Shower walls?...

What's the application? Tub walls? Shower walls? Kitchen backsplash? Or...?


:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-07-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
When I read the tile, I was thinking back to the...

When I read the tile, I was thinking back to the top row tile I had gently set in place over the tub and was bending down in the tub to grab some wedges when it changed from potential energy to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Anytime. :). What kind of tile are you...

Anytime. :).

What kind of tile are you installing for this shower?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Chris. :wave: Either...

Welcome to the forum, Chris. :wave:

Either method you described will work.

:)
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