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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,689
Posted By NVC
Hi Muley, I do my own edges also and but use...

Hi Muley,

I do my own edges also and but use a dry diamond pad set-up via 'Braxton & Bragg' (Gen-X brand). I also use a bull nosing bench that clamps the tops along the same plane. I believe it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By NVC
Hydroment's version is "Hydroment Gold"...

Hydroment's version is "Hydroment Gold" anti-fracture/water proofing membrane (paint/trowel on)

hope this helps,
Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By NVC
What KG said. The screws are in the...

What KG said.

The screws are in the electrical section also, they're 6-32's
I get the long ones (2") I think and cut them whatever size I need them with the screw cutter on a pair of Klien...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-31-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,730
Posted By NVC
I feel like I need a chemical shower just from...

I feel like I need a chemical shower just from seeing the pics.

If ya find a mason jar of pickled human parts, don't post a pic, just call the local authorities.

. . . and I thought mold was...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-29-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,363
Posted By NVC
What about the peel-n-stick bithathane (sp) is...

What about the peel-n-stick bithathane (sp) is that approved?

Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By NVC
Hi Hick, I've never used both Hardie and...

Hi Hick,

I've never used both Hardie and Ditra and I understand it to be an either one or the other.
I use Hardie, rather than ditra so I nail down the Hardie and then attach the heat mat. Then...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-29-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,441
Posted By NVC
Thanks for your reply Michael, my wax ingnorance...

Thanks for your reply Michael, my wax ingnorance has been enlightened and confirms my gut feeling.

I did some product snooping today at the wholesale house and got similar advice. I.E. either one...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-29-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,441
Posted By NVC
Polished marble protection?

Hi restoration gang,

I have a client that has asked about protecting his new polished serpentine (green) marble entry floor (residential) from scratching. (and yes, I recommended another material)...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-29-2006, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,330
Posted By NVC
Congrats to you and your wife, Trask. :tup1: ...

Congrats to you and your wife, Trask. :tup1:

Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,364
Posted By NVC
Hi Ryan, 1. As long as you didn't expose the...

Hi Ryan,

1. As long as you didn't expose the pan liner you can 'skim coat' the pan with thinset to smooth the surface and patch the divets.
That being said, I would probably re-do the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By NVC
Hi Hick, I do it like Chad does. I'd be...

Hi Hick,

I do it like Chad does. I'd be nervous of staples also, as well as any inductance created by the metal around the wire.
If it's a type that's on a woven mat, the mat can be fastened...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By NVC
Hi Chris, 1. It could also be the elements....

Hi Chris,

1. It could also be the elements. Electric w/h's have upper and lower elements. Depending on how comfortable you are with metering hot electrical parts, you can take the cover plates off...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-24-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By NVC
This ain't like the pellet gun I had as a kid . . .

I found this clicking random links (wandering the I-net aimlessly) and thought it was pretty wild. I figured some of the hunter/gun types might find it interesting.
"Just the neighbor kid with an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-24-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,312
Posted By NVC
Welcome Jerry and I wish you well with your new...

Welcome Jerry and I wish you well with your new business.

This forum and the combined experience of helpful pros that are part of it is the most valuable tool I have in my truck, bar none. And...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By NVC
Hi George, here's my take . . . - Mortar? ...

Hi George, here's my take . . .

- Mortar?
modified thinset. I use Hydroment brands as that's what my local shops carry.
"Single-Flex" & "Big-Tile & Stone" typically gray for slate. White on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By NVC
Thanks RD, that was the one I was thinking of . ....

Thanks RD, that was the one I was thinking of . . . but couldn't remember . . . errr . . . yanno :)

Mark
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By NVC
Here's a pic showing the dropper/skirt edge and...

Here's a pic showing the dropper/skirt edge and the window sill above was the lamination method. This was granite, so the strength allowed for a larger overhang.

granite-edge.jpg

hopefully...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By NVC
Hi Will, Your picture illustrates the...

Hi Will,

Your picture illustrates the lamination method I referred to. I'd probably hold the b.n. overhang to a 3/4" max rather than 1" for a little more strength. Some marble is dense and pretty...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By NVC
Hi Will, Mike has a good option, here's a few...

Hi Will,
Mike has a good option, here's a few more:

Here is one system that has the edge you're after, but whether they have a stone you like . . . I dunno. http://www.benissimosystems.com/
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,928
Posted By NVC
J, plywood furring is fine as long as it's...

J, plywood furring is fine as long as it's covered with waterproofing. i.e. roofing felt/poly/liquid membrane (any one of the three)

If you go with roofing felt, start at the bottom overlapping...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,928
Posted By NVC
Hi J, I'll assume this is a wood stud wall...

Hi J,

I'll assume this is a wood stud wall you're furring out? If you need to build it out 2" I'd sister 2x4's or 2"x6's along side the existing studs protruding out your distance needed. Plumb...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By NVC
Hi Jared, mine came with a Baldor on it. :nod:

Hi Jared, mine came with a Baldor on it. :nod:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,747
Posted By NVC
Hi Wade, The only thing I can think of re:...

Hi Wade,

The only thing I can think of re: heat-mat install would be the tiny slotted screw driver sometimes needed at the T-stat (terminals or DIP switch flipp'n)

I also use lath shears to cut...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,423
Posted By NVC
Hi Todd, It's my understanding that epoxy...

Hi Todd,

It's my understanding that epoxy grout in food prep areas is 'code' here (in CA). I think it's in Health Code/Dept. rather than Building.
Something to the effect of being...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-05-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,277
Posted By NVC
Hi Shawn, Here's a link to a past thread on...

Hi Shawn,

Here's a link to a past thread on the lights
which has some manufacturer links:
topic:http://johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=14751&highlight=vapor+proof+lights

hope this...
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