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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 11:13 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 459
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: 635
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 7,575
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: 981
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: 783
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)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Me too:postitbg:

Me too:postitbg:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Laticrete has a method for their Strata heat that...

Laticrete has a method for their Strata heat that can be used as primary heat.
Worth checking out.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I agree with you CX. Seemed like cost was a...

I agree with you CX.
Seemed like cost was a factor more than time here though unless I misread.

Personally Iíd use foam board and be ready for a flood test by noon, but not everyone wants to pay...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Itís easier to use sheet membrane on drywall than...

Itís easier to use sheet membrane on drywall than cement board. If you do use cement board and sheet membrane dampen it first so it doesnít dry out your mortar.

Quick and easy IMO would be sheet...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-06-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Permacolor select is an awesome cement grout! ...

Permacolor select is an awesome cement grout!
Still not Spectralock though.

My plan going forward for showers is Spectralock in the pan and PCS on the walls.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,001
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I might not have described properly. I screed...

I might not have described properly.
I screed my thinset to the depth I want with a jig. Then I leave it until it's hard, not try and set the tile fresh.

That way it's damn near impossible to set...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-28-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,001
Posted By jwmezzanotte
I've tried all these methods for accent strips...

I've tried all these methods for accent strips and to be honest the best one is to fill the area with thinset and screed it off with a jig. Pretty easy to do, very accurate.
You can use rapid set if...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Can I cut my slabs with a carbide blade yet? :)

Can I cut my slabs with a carbide blade yet? :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By jwmezzanotte
Travertine wet area

Customer looking at a filled and honed travertine from Home Depot for the walls of their shower. The pan will be a porcelain tile matching the rest of the floor (curbless shower)

Any horror...
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