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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-01-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Here's a little technique that ended up working...

Here's a little technique that ended up working for me recently. These weren't big glass tile but they were still hard to cut without chipping or blowing out the back.
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Forum: The Mud Box 12-26-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Next year for me. It's in New Orleans in 2020, no?

Next year for me. It's in New Orleans in 2020, no?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
I would think it's simply moisture from the...

I would think it's simply moisture from the grouting process. If you put a heater on the tiles they should dry out after a short period of time, I would think.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-19-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Custom has a new product called WSF which is...

Custom has a new product called WSF which is similar to LBB but it's a 1/4 inch minimum. I haven't tried it though.

One thing about self-levelers: a perfectly flat floor sounds good but it still...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-19-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Nice! I like the 6 ft rolls for bigger shower...

Nice! I like the 6 ft rolls for bigger shower pans that would otherwise need to be seamed. The seam is always annoying with smaller tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
So maybe I'm just spreading internet rumors...

So maybe I'm just spreading internet rumors but...

I had heard that Schluter came out with new more rigid shower pans that would accept smaller the 2x2 tiles. Maybe these are it? I didn't see...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Here's a link for those that want to see more: ...

Here's a link for those that want to see more: https://www.contractorsdirect.com/vite-leveling-system-1-32-inch-clips

It looks identical to the Spin Doctor system which Ridged blatantly ripped...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Hi Mark, This is exactly the divot method....

Hi Mark,

This is exactly the divot method. It's good the contractor left you the foam piece because that's how big the divot has to be to accept the flashing.

What you've described is exactly...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-29-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
This is just a guess but I'm wondering if the...

This is just a guess but I'm wondering if the drywall screw heads are shallower?

Wood screws may have more of a cone shape and room for a deeper indent. Drywall screws may be flatter for more...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
I don't have any hands-on experience with 8+9...

I don't have any hands-on experience with 8+9 outside of a product workshop but I would feel comfortable using 8+9 for this application where I wouldn't with its liquid competitors.

But the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-17-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
If it's dark stone and dark grout then I would...

If it's dark stone and dark grout then I would want a gray thinset. Might do a mockup to see how big of a difference gray vs white makes on the stone.

TEC competitor to Prolite would probably be...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-12-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
I think it's just to carry additional weight, no?...

I think it's just to carry additional weight, no?

(I clicked on the link but back-tracked once the annoying pop-up took over the screen.) :yeah:
Forum: The Mud Box 06-30-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8,577
Views: 1,285,740
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-30-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Welcome, Bruce!

Welcome, Bruce!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
It's actually supposed to be 3/4 inch OSB or 5/8...

It's actually supposed to be 3/4 inch OSB or 5/8 ply subfloor minimum. But if it meets the minimum then you can install over that with cement board or an uncoupling membrane.

It does depend on the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-22-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Seems to me that Schluter has a tub drain. I've...

Seems to me that Schluter has a tub drain. I've never used it so I don't know much about it. But I think they have one.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-21-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,994
Just fyi, Goboard has a list of sealants that...

Just fyi, Goboard has a list of sealants that they ok on their website. This is in addition to their own sealant.

The Goboard brand screws look exactly like the blue ones posted above with bigger...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,848
Yes, I think they serve coffee and have a city...

Yes, I think they serve coffee and have a city official inject heroin into anyone that wants it. :D

Just kidding... about the free coffee part of it....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-10-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,994
So I looked a little bit closer at this and...

So I looked a little bit closer at this and here's a couple of screenshots from their own GoBoard brand sealant which has only been out for about a year, or so...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,848
The coffee is good in Seattle. The only time...

The coffee is good in Seattle. The only time Seattle-ites go to Starbucks is when we're out of town.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-10-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,994
That's strange because the installation...

That's strange because the installation instructions make no mention of a vapor barrier unless the application is a steam shower.

I've attached some screenshots of their website...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
There are a couple of different companies that...

There are a couple of different companies that import this and label it as their own. Daltile is one of them (https://www.daltile.com/products/tile/fabrique). They call it Fabrique.

I don't know...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 1,447,054
I'm currently tearing out a case study of "what...

I'm currently tearing out a case study of "what not to do".

Here's one photo. They stuck the tile directly to the shower liner.

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 45,934
It is more of a hassle to mix up small quantities...

It is more of a hassle to mix up small quantities but the advantage is that you don't have 20lbs of grout to store or throwaway. With Select, you can keep the rest of the bag and mix with another...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,994
Some homes use the paper backed insulation as...

Some homes use the paper backed insulation as part of the vapor protection for the home. Is there any manufacturer that warns against installing their waterproofing material over this type of...
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