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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Just In Tile LLC
When I worked in Cali we used those wide crowns...

When I worked in Cali we used those wide crowns for everything, including 1/4 backerboard, which isn't "by the book" Loved em though cuz they'd grab most anything.

Yeah I'd say that mud over...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Man... yeah seeing a number read out instead of...

Man... yeah seeing a number read out instead of analyzing a bubble in the middle would cut out a lot of error. Which is exactly what this over analyzing minds needs... Of course I'll have no excuse...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I made one of those squares with 3 Swanson...

I made one of those squares with 3 Swanson straight edges, it's nice to have around for all sorts of things. I must say I'm slowly depending on lasers more and more for layout though. Can't beat a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-03-2021, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Looking good Chris, yes 3-4-5 and it's larger...

Looking good Chris, yes 3-4-5 and it's larger counterparts are indispensable for layout. I think the largest I've used is 30-40-50 for an exterior porch. What's cool is if you look up Pythagorean...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
From the info I'm gathering the polish is where...

From the info I'm gathering the polish is where you spend the time, from Kirks video the olive soap was quickly applied and he mentioned I'll let the homeowner put on a couple coats if he wants...
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Yes Mike the traditional way is to polish it with...

Yes Mike the traditional way is to polish it with olive oil soap and it reacts with your lime mix. But they are coming out with more modern renditions of this that essentially give you that plaster...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Yeah as the new trend is coming for larger panel...

Yeah as the new trend is coming for larger panel tiles, less grout, I think this will be a good alternative to offer and it can look really modern and clean. As newer stuff is coming out, I can see...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2021, 08:10 AM
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Views: 517,763
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Most houses I’ve worked in have water on an...

Most houses I’ve worked in have water on an exterior wall. My kitchen and laundry plumbing are on the exterior walls. House built 2002.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Cement based waterproofing is the future for sure...

Cement based waterproofing is the future for sure Chris, eliminates so many issues with cure times on how we build.

I think any mud guy should look into Tadelakt as well and it's offspring of...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-21-2021, 09:17 PM
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Views: 517,763
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
For our city it wasn't the house pipes freezing...

For our city it wasn't the house pipes freezing so much as it was the city water lines busting. (but some houses and businesses definitely had busted pipes.)

I'm on a community well right outside...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I'm liking the ideas, seems surface waterproofing...

I'm liking the ideas, seems surface waterproofing build methods simplifies this type of issue. Maybe I'll take the advice here on bottom sealing and just add red-guard to my mud installs when this...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-21-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 517,763
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Water seems to be on now since Monday, two young...

Water seems to be on now since Monday, two young kids with no water for a week is rough let me tell ya! Luckily our power was only off for 8 hours or so, first day with internet too. First world...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 825,023
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Yeah the mud tamping is hard to explain, I used...

Yeah the mud tamping is hard to explain, I used to say enough to crush an empty can in one shot, but its more like half that amount of force :) definitely enough to pop an egg though.

Davy told me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Maybe it's the way the camera is taking the...

Maybe it's the way the camera is taking the photos, but the floor looks to have a crown in it. The middle looks higher than the sides, which usually creates the lippage you are seeing.

The grout...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-29-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
No tub/shower flange ideas

This isn't necessarily a direct question but more of a post your best idea or solution. Everyone feel free to share wisdom on the matter.


We all have dealt with a tub or shower pan with no nail...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 825,023
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I've seen upside down cap strip for horizontal...

I've seen upside down cap strip for horizontal floats screeds, they just leave em in too. Floating a floor like that is absolutely a good time! It's the perfect amount of work and results type of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 657
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
The trend I'm seeing now-a-days is finish quality...

The trend I'm seeing now-a-days is finish quality is taking a backseat as long as the shower is watertight with these new systems. It doesn't leak, so it's right. :bonk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I've also wanted to understand this exact process...

I've also wanted to understand this exact process completely as well, from what I've seen on the building science of exterior cladding is even when you you have different methods of water control,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-26-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I agree mud work concepts have shaped my idea of...

I agree mud work concepts have shaped my idea of how nice and straight tile work should be, gives really no excuse for providing a tile substrate that is premium for setting.

Just for me the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Biggest change for difficulty for me is...

Biggest change for difficulty for me is expectations and seems like you have to be on the ball everyday, margin for error has shrunk significantly. In the good old days, even before my time, there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I'll echo what CX said and say it's very...

I'll echo what CX said and say it's very difficult to not compromise the waterproofing on modern systems when removing anything.

A flood test would be prudent. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
All these new vibrating tools for large format...

All these new vibrating tools for large format tile work great for making sure the tile is fully bedded in a wet set install.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Appreciate the elaboration CX, I take back all...

Appreciate the elaboration CX, I take back all that stuff I said behind your back. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Mike, mud set/wet set/fresh set is setting the...

Mike, mud set/wet set/fresh set is setting the tile into (basically) the non packed drypack with thinset as the bonder between the two. The packing happen when you tamp the tile down to level it. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Sorry to intrude CX and Greg but why does a...

Sorry to intrude CX and Greg but why does a bonded mud bed (min 3/4") not work in this situation CX since it's technically a slab and wouldn't deflect like wood?
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