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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By john619
photos as requested will be very helpful. The...

photos as requested will be very helpful. The pros will let you know, but sounds to me like the red sealer is more than likely the bonded water proof membrane, film thickness may be an issue, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,251
Posted By john619
If you have a foundation repair contractor come...

If you have a foundation repair contractor come in and re level the house to start would be the best bet. maybe add a few posts and shim others to get it pretty close. More expensive but a way...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By john619
what does your contract say? installation per...

what does your contract say? installation per TCNA?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-16-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By john619
plenty of great looking Crema Marfil porcelain...

plenty of great looking Crema Marfil porcelain available. The sheen is your issue. you cannot have a long lasting coefficient of friction that is polished. smaller polished mosaics where the grout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By john619
I am no pro so discount anything I say. Your...

I am no pro so discount anything I say. Your just in a curing wait mode. If you wait for the mastic to fully cure you should be fine. I think the mastic will be cured enough to grout before you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By john619
How does the blade know it is a wall tile? ...

How does the blade know it is a wall tile? Confused
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By john619
absolutely have the glass templated to...

absolutely have the glass templated to accommodate the out of plumb section. Hopefully your tile size and pattern do not accentuate it, but its only off 5/16".

But I would not attempt the glass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-23-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By john619
You really should check your joist spans, because...

You really should check your joist spans, because if that is off then I would pull the tile and install correctly. Much easier to do now. Installing backer and new tile and leaving cabs in place...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By john619
Bdobz, they are 4" x 8" tiles, not planks. ...

Bdobz, they are 4" x 8" tiles, not planks. Seems like a lot of grout lines for an exterior porch area. I would prefer a larger format tile for sure, but not my porch. I am surprised no one asked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By john619
How did that meeting and conversation go? I am...

How did that meeting and conversation go?
I am guessing that you do not have much of a contract that would specify that he install and adhere to industry standards?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By john619
Bump, Anyone have any advice on sealers?

Bump, Anyone have any advice on sealers?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By john619
CX, it was set between the reinforced mortar bed...

CX, it was set between the reinforced mortar bed that I cut it out from. That thinset prolly not the best but its down and solid.

Post #9 indicated that sealer would not do much. That is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By john619
Couple more questions

I have removed carefully a mosaic threshold that was installed sloping down to the previous floor. The new flooring is taller so the threshold piece will be installed level with the tile floor this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By john619
The glass mosaic tile manufacturer's technical...

The glass mosaic tile manufacturer's technical department advised that the epoxy grouts are too rigid for the glass mosaic and any movement will cause the glass to break. So Flexcolor CQ2 is what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By john619
Thank you for the response. I will check with...

Thank you for the response. I will check with the tile manufacturer on the epoxy. Just looking for oily stain resistance due to the location.

The porcelain slab is this one.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By john619
Installation advice for glass mosaic

I have attached the information for the tile we will be using for the full height backsplash wall behind our stove. The location I believe would be appropriate for an epoxy type grout for stain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,168
Posted By john619
not a professional, but I bet it was installed...

not a professional, but I bet it was installed with mastic that is now somewhat liquified
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By john619
for holes that small and that shallow I think a...

for holes that small and that shallow I think a hammer drill is overkill. a regular masonry bit in a regular drill motor will work fine and will not be prone to rattle everything apart.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By john619
I think you need to re think the slate in this...

I think you need to re think the slate in this application. terrible choice. do a little search on it in this application.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-21-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By john619
I am not a professional at all, but most of the...

I am not a professional at all, but most of the recommendations I see here are to start with the least aggressive/harmful chemical first and work your way up. Obviously in out of the way places if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By john619
Not to be an alarmist, but the age of the house...

Not to be an alarmist, but the age of the house does not preclude there from being asbestos in the adhesive or the flooring. There are still products coming into the US with asbestos in them TODAY....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-16-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By john619
what was your unsuccessful method prior to the...

what was your unsuccessful method prior to the squeeze?:fish2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By john619
good news is they are fairly long straight grout...

good news is they are fairly long straight grout lines, should not be to terrible to replace.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,045
Posted By john619
They would be foolish not to cancel. Its not...

They would be foolish not to cancel. Its not like anyone will attend anyhow
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,285
Posted By john619
Please keep procrastinating to the point that you...

Please keep procrastinating to the point that you leave this fine fireplace exactly the way it is. It is quite beautiful. your proposed insert tiles would cover the best detailing of the original...
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