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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By jondon
Hi Everitt:) Just read back through this and...

Hi Everitt:)

Just read back through this and I agree with what CX is saying because since I have known him he has always been right;)

You need to separate conventional and today's waterproofing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By jondon
The boss said they always do a 2-step grout,...

The boss said they always do a 2-step grout, stiffer grout over grout soup... bllsht. This sounds like a flooring place, hires a bunch a people who don't speak english and try to strong arm you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-02-2017, 08:34 PM
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Posted By jondon
We all have our opinions and we are all unique...

We all have our opinions and we are all unique for that reason. When it comes to what we like and dislike it is an opinion. If you can get people to pay you for it that way then keep doing it. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-02-2017, 08:53 AM
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Views: 3,896,048
Posted By jondon
Yes John these types a things are time consuming...

Yes John these types a things are time consuming and it's best to take your time and do it once.:)

Yes if there is one thing I am really disappointed in with the tile industry is the lack of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By jondon
Les, the lippage won't disappear but you can...

Les, the lippage won't disappear but you can certainly build up that area with grout to hide it, you will always know it's there. I would recommend this because I know exactly what the glass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By jondon
Looking good Les, the niche is placed perfectly I...

Looking good Les, the niche is placed perfectly I am glad you decided to get it lined up. When a niche is placed right the tile flows through vs it being an eyesore. A little bit of lippage isn't a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-30-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21,565
Views: 3,896,048
Posted By jondon
John nice looking pebble configuration:whip: ...

John nice looking pebble configuration:whip:



Hi Shawn, those are Questech pencil liners, made with resin. The darker finish to match the oil rubbed bronze plumbing trim.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By jondon
Hi Les:) We have all been in your shoes...

Hi Les:)

We have all been in your shoes before where we realized the niche would not line up with a tile joint which is ideal. You could live with it but you can do the easy fix as you stated. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-28-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21,565
Views: 3,896,048
Posted By jondon
Paul looks like the perfect layout there full...

Paul looks like the perfect layout there full tile up under the winder and coming under the niche. I see you are still using the Lash System:wohoo:

My guys finished this one up while I was out in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By jondon
I agree, Warren the corner through looks great:) ...

I agree, Warren the corner through looks great:) In fact the whole bathroom is a classic, nicely done. Your attention to detail is showcased, I especially like the basketweave floor, one of my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 18,715
Posted By jondon
I always put the cement board up, then I put the...

I always put the cement board up, then I put the mudbed in so yes it is buried so to speak in the mud bed. Having the cement board there allow you to make a line where your perimeter is for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By jondon
I can't find the finished pic but you get the...

I can't find the finished pic but you get the idea.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By jondon
Hi Tyler:) I have done one shower with this...

Hi Tyler:)

I have done one shower with this type of tile. They were 12X24 as you mentioned, raised up areas just like yours. The homeowner already had it figured out I liked what she came up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,589
Posted By jondon
If you are going over the membrane to level areas...

If you are going over the membrane to level areas out or dips I would use modified since you are not tiling it till later. Air is going to dry it out, when you tile of kerdi they want unmodified...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-07-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21,565
Views: 3,896,048
Posted By jondon
Actually it didn't have any feet. :yeah: 36"...

Actually it didn't have any feet. :yeah: 36" actually and we took out the false wall to add another 10". I had all the accessory pieces made and once we took out that cavity I had to go back to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By jondon
So your shower floor is installed I believe I...

So your shower floor is installed I believe I read. I always do the curbtop whether tile or solid piece and bring the tile down over it on the wall, just looks cleaner. You can do it the other way...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By jondon
Hi Lou:) Yes when you do a tub surround this...

Hi Lou:)

Yes when you do a tub surround this can always be an issue. My first choice would always be to run the baseboard whatever that may be, wood or tile and bring the bullnose tile down...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-05-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 179,976
Posted By jondon
Mapei Flexcolor CQ color chart: Paul states "U...

Mapei Flexcolor CQ color chart: Paul states "U can't touch this":)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-05-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21,565
Views: 3,896,048
Posted By jondon
Wow not much action here, 40 year old space...

Wow not much action here, 40 year old space transformation in Hershey. Gained some space taking out an empty area next to the water closet. Plumbing was run up through the floor so we just added a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,843
Posted By jondon
They say the best kerdi hangers are paperhangers,...

They say the best kerdi hangers are paperhangers, basically the same con-cept you are using thinset but not as though you would with tile.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By jondon
Thanks:) You love what you do, that drives the...

Thanks:) You love what you do, that drives the passion and will to do your best versus just going through the motions. I just said that to a guy working on the project today, you are only as good...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,589
Posted By jondon
Yeh I spose you could:nod: For a ceiling though...

Yeh I spose you could:nod: For a ceiling though that could take some work and not sure if it wouldn't create more work. For what he is speaking of doing the steam shower "down the road" he will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By jondon
Dave, you made a great point about the expensive...

Dave, you made a great point about the expensive homes in the gated community. You would expect to go into these homes and the tile work would be out of this world but unfortunately in most cases it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,843
Posted By jondon
I would fill in the dips before the Redguard if I...

I would fill in the dips before the Redguard if I had the choice:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By jondon
The pics come in sideways if you don't have your...

The pics come in sideways if you don't have your phone vertical, if that make sense.

Here ya go, this black and white is killer. It shows your creativity and skills:bow:

The second one, looks...
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