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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By jwmezzanotte
I HAD a nice bit of tile work. Then we sold the...

I HAD a nice bit of tile work.
Then we sold the nice(ish) house on a small lot for a dump on a big lot

Now I have a plastic tub surround :noid:
Will get back to a decent house with time, happy...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I canít speak for Laticrete obviously, but in my...

I canít speak for Laticrete obviously, but in my experience with the product itís quite thick and sticky.
Iíd prefer to wait until the next day to apply it.

If one was to roll the product over a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Maybe Iím behind in my knowledge of the other...

Maybe Iím behind in my knowledge of the other brands.

Last I remember, going back a few years, all these liquid applied waterproofing products required several days of cure time over mud before...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
This isnít Hydroban. Itís Hydroban quick...

This isnít Hydroban.

Itís Hydroban quick cure. Itís a new product that can be applied to mud as soon as itís firm enough.

Thereís no more need to wait for several days for the moisture to come...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2018, 06:57 PM
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Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I had three of those to float yesterday, only got...

I had three of those to float yesterday, only got two. Mixer broke down, some other issues ate up several hours.

Bleh! Canít win them all.
I really wanted to get 3 ina day, would have been a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Hot new item from Laticrete (IMO) Finally got...

Hot new item from Laticrete (IMO)
Finally got my hands on some.

Hydroban quick cure
No need to wait to waterproof.

Floated yesterday, waterproofed today. Tile ready in 30min(ish)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-15-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I find a good jab with the trowel when doing the...

I find a good jab with the trowel when doing the scratch manages to push the overlaps in.
I still hang my lath horizontal, no particular reason

Iíve finally gotten around to putting my mixer on a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-18-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
GC: “I’ve never seen that kinda cement work...

GC: “I’ve never seen that kinda cement work before, looks great”

Lol
I did a two coat for him before, but that was some years back. Guess he forgot����
That was my first float in a job come to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-18-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Walls were a mess Looking for 1íx2í with 1/8Ē...

Walls were a mess
Looking for 1íx2í with 1/8Ē joints and 1/3 offset

Decided to fix it👍
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Iím still using quicktete ďmortar mixĒ for...

Iím still using quicktete ďmortar mixĒ for brick/block. Iíve been adding lime, and have it nailed now.
That last tub I could toss a scoop of mud at the wall and it would hang. Itís about 3 days old...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Haha With at least a couple year break too!...

Haha

With at least a couple year break too! ;)
I went through the foam board thing. From Kerdi board, to Wedi, and still using a fair bit of hydroban board.
But once you have set on mud, you get...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-01-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
No worries The stubs get cut off to length...

No worries
The stubs get cut off to length afterward, so you have a lot of play for thickness

Itís not this particular unit, itís a nicer one but you get the idea.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-01-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
The valves and faucet are all exterior mounted,...

The valves and faucet are all exterior mounted, pretty nice system imo
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-01-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Nothin special Iím back floating again lately....

Nothin special
Iím back floating again lately. I missed it. I enjoy it more than setting tile
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Can anyone share an example of any type of...

Can anyone share an example of any type of failure caused specifically by grouting the pan-wall joint?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-16-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Thinset will do that sometimes if left on the...

Thinset will do that sometimes if left on the surface
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-08-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Although I have actually used Kerdi as a pan...

Although I have actually used Kerdi as a pan liner in a way (ran it up the studs behind the poly) itís not intended to work that way.
I mean it did work, itís still not leaking or having issues to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Not a single shrinkage crack either even at over...

Not a single shrinkage crack either even at over an inch.
Maybe I should just stick with what works👌
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Turned out pretty good. Still going to try the...

Turned out pretty good. Still going to try the bagged scratch/Brown mix though. Just to see if a ďproperĒ mix feels different
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Did my first float in a long time on Friday. ...

Did my first float in a long time on Friday.
Bagged ďmasonry mortar) with one scoop of lime added per bag.

I managed to get a full 1-1/4Ē to hang in one shot without slumping at all. I guess my...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-01-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
THanks guys. Looks like Iím on the right track. ...

THanks guys. Looks like Iím on the right track.


Justin
Iíve been doing the same, quikrete ďmortar mixĒ plus a half shovel of lime per bag. Pain in the butt.
Wonít have the basecoat quick...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-01-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 603,775
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Iíve had enough mixing my own mud... Iíve...

Iíve had enough mixing my own mud...

Iíve found two bagged wall mud that are available in my area. Has anyone used either? Just looking for some feedback.
Iím going to order enough to do a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,515
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I need to make it there one day

I need to make it there one day
Forum: The Mud Box 04-26-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Good to see thereís a post in here. Never...

Good to see thereís a post in here.

Never met the guy, but heard the name long before I new what he looked like. Man was everywhere, will be missed
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,454
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Itís not right, but in the past Iíve done it too...

Itís not right, but in the past Iíve done it too and it survived. Still intact years later.
But I wouldnít let it continue for sure
(Whether the ones that are set should stay or not I canít say)
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