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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 653
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Posted By Topspin
Wheels? Set it up, use it, toss it in the...

Wheels?

Set it up, use it, toss it in the van when done.
Set it up, use it, toss it in the van when done.
Rinse, repeat.

If mine had wheels on it, then I would have to invent a secondary...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Topspin
Got wet. Trade’m in.

Got wet. Trade’m in.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-14-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 276,786
Posted By Topspin
No matter what I try it’s still ends up with a...

No matter what I try it’s still ends up with a fine film over 90% of my project. Easy to scrape off with a flat blade like below. Any more thoughts on doing the job cleanly without follow up, or best...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-12-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 121,734
Posted By Topspin
Good luck on that T3. Mine cuts with little...

Good luck on that T3. Mine cuts with little chipping however it won’t cut a straight line in porcelain. I have to do a light pass to score the tile and repeat with multiple passes slightly deeper...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-11-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Topspin
I second the opinion that the advice you listed...

I second the opinion that the advice you listed by bostik was incorrect. At least when it comes to sealing. No sealing is needed ever so using a sealer not only is pointless, but underscores the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-11-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 121,734
Posted By Topspin
I have 2 DeWalts and on both of them you will see...

I have 2 DeWalts and on both of them you will see the blade has cut new grooves in the cart at the fence. Just happens. If it’s too far out of whack, if you have time you can take it to a DeWalt...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-06-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Topspin
In my experience manufacturer technical support...

In my experience manufacturer technical support takes their job very seriously. Since they will receive numerous contacts from pros in the industry they will provide accurate information. Not only do...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-05-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Topspin
Like this

Like this
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-05-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Topspin
Recommend you call Bostic technical support...

Recommend you call Bostic technical support directly. In the past they have told me that use of a product called “Soft Scrub with Bleach” as acceptable as the bleach content is minimal. However you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Topspin
Diamond file works fine, but these are easier to...

Diamond file works fine, but these are easier to find in my van. Just a tile smoothing stone. Comes in various grits. I think my whites are 80 grit and gray ones are 220-ish. $8
Forum: The Mud Box 09-05-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Topspin
Not sure. Better put it into the Deflecto-lator...

Not sure. Better put it into the Deflecto-lator to see if it’s suitable for ceramic or natural stone. Btw what kind of grout will you be using on it? :eek::postitbg:

Sorry, couldn’t resist.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,272
Posted By Topspin
is it just an optical delusion of mine, or is...

is it just an optical delusion of mine, or is your basket weave tile as flat as linoleum?


Anyway, your setting looks great. But my only question still is . . . never heard the term "trowel"...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-03-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,363
Posted By Topspin
At one time I heard that Home Depot used to have...

At one time I heard that Home Depot used to have a policy that if an employee were to get within 10 or 15 feet of a customer they were to say hello and or ask if they could help you find something....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,272
Posted By Topspin
Laticrete Glass Tile Mortar. No nails needed oh...

Laticrete Glass Tile Mortar. No nails needed oh yeah
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-02-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,363
Posted By Topspin
What? Your Lowe’s has employees other than at the...

What? Your Lowe’s has employees other than at the check stands?

It’s not even funny that no one works at ours, but when I’m pissed enough to complain about it to another department employee-I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21,597
Views: 3,975,940
Posted By Topspin
Don at first glance I said uh, OK. But after I...

Don at first glance I said uh, OK. But after I figger’d out your flats on the glass and valve, now I say Good Jobbos! Nicely done. It’s one of those “takes one to know one” type of things.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-27-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Topspin
I always have squeeze out around my MLT caps. But...

I always have squeeze out around my MLT caps. But everywhere else I can chase - I use one of these QEP tile brush. http://www.qep.com/products/grout-tile-brush/
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-24-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Topspin
So then no filling the gap with old socks and...

So then no filling the gap with old socks and just tiling over it then.

Seriously tho, the gap is less than one joist bay away from the parallel wall, so surgery is a bit more difficult with the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-24-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Topspin
Thanks Davy, Yep, I think that’s what the...

Thanks Davy, Yep, I think that’s what the builder used to build his doggone subfloors. Even worse than that, you know there is no tongue and groove so I had to pull out a strip and put my own in....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-24-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Topspin
BiGGGAPP. What were they thinking? Remedy?

Setup:

Kids bath, entry door looking towards what will be the vanity, heavy traffic.
Ply is 3/4” T&G left side ply, right side OSB.
Gap is 1/2” wide, each side is sitting on beam-sistered...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-17-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Topspin
Or, you could call it a feature! Having a slope...

Or, you could call it a feature! Having a slope will allow moisture to run to the low-end instead of drip on top of you.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-17-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,477
Posted By Topspin
:bow: wow

:bow: wow
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-13-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Topspin
In my experience I’ve found, by asking my clients...

In my experience I’ve found, by asking my clients afterwards, what was it that encouraged them to hire me. They said it was my knowledge of the products, systems, procedures to be used, and most...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Topspin
Just a clarification question, so are you saying...

Just a clarification question, so are you saying that your floor is flat? Like flat from one end to the othet and all of it sloped? Or are you saying that 9 feet from some certain point the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,167
Posted By Topspin
I wouldn’t introduce a fairly powerful acid like...

I wouldn’t introduce a fairly powerful acid like bleach into the mix. Close the door, keep the ceiling fan on, use Febreze/air freshener, move to another part of the house. . . Anything other than...
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