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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 145
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Posted By Lazarus
Slit the bubble. squeeze in some Sika and press...

Slit the bubble. squeeze in some Sika and press flat after smearing a bit more glue over the area. You can add a patch of Kerdi if you want but is probably overkill...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Lazarus
Two of my recent favorite grouts are: Mapai's...

Two of my recent favorite grouts are: Mapai's "Flexcolor CQ" Expensive and you can only do small sections before cleaning....but it holds the colour quite well, is antimicrobial and is premixed. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Lazarus
That HAD to be either Freddy Krueger or Starr...

That HAD to be either Freddy Krueger or Starr Tile.....

Seriously, you need a tile mechanic in there that knows the trade. :uhh:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
I seem to recall hearing that Herr Schluter's...

I seem to recall hearing that Herr Schluter's overseas literature gives modified thinset the "thumbs up" for Kerdi...:shrug:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-13-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Lazarus
Not that modified is "not safe," it's just not...

Not that modified is "not safe," it's just not recommended because of the extended setting time when not exposed to air...particularly in the larger tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
I believe that Schluter does not recommend...

I believe that Schluter does not recommend modified as the setting time is increased with the popularity of larger tiles. Being between two waterproof surfaces, an unmodified morter hydrates with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-13-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By Lazarus
Estimates.

Second interview with Paul Luccia about doing estimates. It's a bit long but very informative about the process. We can all take a lesson from this....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a8nyBxYkfk
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
Ali....the pan looks nice! :wave:

Ali....the pan looks nice! :wave:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
Ali. In our "Liberry" there is a good template...

Ali. In our "Liberry" there is a good template for cutting out some Kerdi for a niche......


https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=95024
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lazarus
I like to set the controls to about mid-chest...

I like to set the controls to about mid-chest height. Figure that the mud and tiles on the floor will raise it no more than 2" or so.

Not a big fan of the round pebbles. To moi, they are...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-07-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 305,955
Posted By Lazarus
Luke....Posted a link to it in the "Professionals...

Luke....Posted a link to it in the "Professionals Hang Out."
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-07-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By Lazarus
Luke....since you introduced this, I'll post a...

Luke....since you introduced this, I'll post a link to your interview with Paul Luccia as I doubt he would do it (shy soul that he is!)

Very interesting "take" on the tile industry and how he has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
A pack of party balloons are cheaper.......

A pack of party balloons are cheaper.......
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
:yo:

:yo:
Forum: The Mud Box 01-06-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 305,955
Posted By Lazarus
Lone Ranger Story on Letterman...

This is absolutely classic! Wait for the punch line...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPBQV8x28qw
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
Ali, packing thinset under the flange can be...

Ali, packing thinset under the flange can be trying. I would pick up a small bag of brick morter and mix it up to where it won't "slump" as you pack it under the flange with a margin trowel. Gives...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Lazarus
I try to only use Schluter when given a...

I try to only use Schluter when given a choice...although there are many good systems out there......
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,287
Posted By Lazarus
With Kerdi, really isn't necessary to tape and...

With Kerdi, really isn't necessary to tape and skim the seams. In point of fact, the Kerdi membrane doesn't play well with drywall mud and takes the place of tape. If you can get rid of it, I...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-04-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Lazarus
Killin' Me......

During the holidays, weather here has been wet & poor...so I've been spending some time in front of the "Magic Box."

Seems as though the SPCA has a "lock" on the tear-jerkers commercials. Endless...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Lazarus
See no reason why you can't mix small amounts. ...

See no reason why you can't mix small amounts. Start with an inch or so of water in a 3 gallon bucket. Slowly add some powder as you mix, either by hand or with a slow speed mixer. Get it to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Lazarus
The first sounds like a mastic..an organic...

The first sounds like a mastic..an organic adhesive found in a putty-like state in a bucket. Not the best choice for much beyond a wall backsplash. The other sounds like a true morter, dry and mixed...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,735
Posted By Lazarus
Here's my Ishii that I've had for ten years or...

Here's my Ishii that I've had for ten years or so. I find the Sigma to be just slightly better, but at three times the price.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTX8DtndtvQ&t=5s
Forum: The Mud Box 01-01-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By Lazarus
Seminal years......1988. "On the Turning Away"...

Seminal years......1988. "On the Turning Away" and "Wish You Were Here..."



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwbjNovSWAs
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By Lazarus
You certainly want to avoid penetrations in the...

You certainly want to avoid penetrations in the top of the knee wall, as you would in the curb. In both areas, you want to "overbend " some lathe and secure them to those areas. ONLY nail or screw...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Lazarus
I just want to know what the deal is with...

I just want to know what the deal is with Hotmopping in Cali? Seems like the only State that still does it... Why do they resist coming into the 21st Century?
(and what is the attraction?) ...
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