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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Have this same issue with my 18x18 tile in my...

Have this same issue with my 18x18 tile in my house. When you get a side light from windows certain tiles have a matte finish vs an eggshell type of sheen.

Tiles are 9 years old now so I won't be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I think Jim meant to flip and reverse the...

I think Jim meant to flip and reverse the stronger and smoother.

A lot of grouts now don't scratch and can span widths from 1/16" - 1/2" out of the same bag. As long as you're not buying the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Leveling systems are handy, I personally only use...

Leveling systems are handy, I personally only use them for 3' or larger planks because they can flex the tile slightly and give me a better outcome than I could achieve otherwise.

Good prep on on...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-15-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 379,434
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I've been watching the Discovery box set prices...

I've been watching the Discovery box set prices on Ebay Laz, still trying to score one for a price of around $3-4 an album. Amazing how well the value holds. The Japanese prints easily sell for $400...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-13-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Here in small town USA, I'm not as booked, but...

Here in small town USA, I'm not as booked, but have been working for a lot of retired folks who seem to keep finding things for me to do. I suspect they understand the hard times, and are choosing to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Yeah after you scrape what you can, some tile...

Yeah after you scrape what you can, some tile mortar and "back in the day" we would mix grout and coat the perimeter of the soap dish with it so when we smooshed it in, the grout would ooze a little...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-04-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 379,434
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Gary Clark Jr. - Low Down Rolling Stone ...

Gary Clark Jr. - Low Down Rolling Stone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhXysqgD21c

Austin blues man who's won some awards and has fused some genres together.

Another good song is Bright...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-02-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 379,434
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Can't go wrong with Warren Zevon - Werewolves...

Can't go wrong with
Warren Zevon - Werewolves Of London

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKtPOC3VqGs
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Not sure where you're located Randy, but why not...

Not sure where you're located Randy, but why not farm the drypack part out?

Personally I think dry pack is the way to go durability wise and price wise. Kind of a win/win. Works well for custom...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-30-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Well interceramic has the continuous lugs so I'll...

Well interceramic has the continuous lugs so I'll be using those.

I don't have anyone selling Dal in my area Jim or at least I don't know of anyone.:scratch:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Hi Ruel, 1)You can use any size tile for...

Hi Ruel,

1)You can use any size tile for the curb as long as its built correctly, although smaller tile might be fussy for you to work with going around the curb.

2)Cool wall tile, yeah the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4,774
Views: 1,641,127
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Looked at a shower "repair" Jim that reminds me...

Looked at a shower "repair" Jim that reminds me of your pictures. She called because the floor was holding water in some spots. I saw the floor drain was one made for an insert. First problem.
...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-08-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 379,434
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Chris Rea - Texas ...

Chris Rea - Texas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqBCurSwK3k

Little Saturday diddy for everyone
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Hi Andrew, I'm assuming you're in California...

Hi Andrew,
I'm assuming you're in California with the cast iron drain?

Looks to me that it's possible water tension not letting that small amount go.

Do you see how the imprint of your...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Just comes as a surprise here Jim, it was a great...

Just comes as a surprise here Jim, it was a great way to make money on my rental clients because it was hip, and stacked quick over my mud base. Spacing them is gonna at least double my time on those...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Man.... the bread and butter of tile now being...

Man.... the bread and butter of tile now being spaced with a thousand 16th” spacers. Well... the tile trade was fun while it lasted. :usflag:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Tile Lugs no longer on subway tile?

My tile distributor told me the major suppliers they buy from no longer make subway tile with lugs? Says it’s been a couple years...? They’ve been selling through old stock and when the new shipment...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
If I'm reading what you're saying right you can...

If I'm reading what you're saying right you can float/mud a floor 3/4" high and tile over that when properly done. Even as someone who finds all kinds of excuses for mud work I'll backer board a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-27-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21,824
Views: 4,748,346
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Last picture is of the bare wire that was just...

Last picture is of the bare wire that was just resting under the tub and blew when I moved it (scorch mark on the bottom plate) taped it up temporarily, and we pulled it later that day from the attic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I meant "modular" pattern CX :D and the pattern...

I meant "modular" pattern CX :D and the pattern does look like it should be. But maybe I'm seeing it different?

Brad hoping for a better re-installation, I'm all about second chances and maybe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
That installation looks rough, like others have...

That installation looks rough, like others have stated it’s hard to know what the installer was dealing with size wise and if the tiles are made to be installed in a pattern like that (modulated). In...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,884
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Good catch CX, and yes you pressurize the whole...

Good catch CX, and yes you pressurize the whole system by turning the valve on, most are on by default.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,884
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Just read your plumbing question, so if your test...

Just read your plumbing question, so if your test plugs are secure, AND you have the guts in your mixing valve its a good idea to pressure test the system while its open and leave it on until the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,884
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Don't know if you'll need Instagram to view this...

Don't know if you'll need Instagram to view this link but here is where I first saw the method and has a great run down of the process.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,884
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Prashanth, if you're trying to just smooth out...

Prashanth, if you're trying to just smooth out that texture by over-coating it I'd opt to mix some plaster of paris in with your premixed mud and still water it down. What it will do is allow you to...
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