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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-30-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By fhueston
rotary pattern needed

I need a rotating blade pattern. Its for an article I am doing for the slippery rock.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-23-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By fhueston
Need a pic of a saw cut finish

Need a pic of the back of a stone tile showing a saw cut for an article I am writing. All these years cam believe I dont have one.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-08-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By fhueston
stone turning pink

Any thoughts to whats causing this discoloration?

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2452526518094659&set=gm.1708758429221184&type=3
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By fhueston
full bond with premium thinset

full bond with premium thinset
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By fhueston
One quartz by Dal Tile

One quartz by Dal Tile
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-14-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By fhueston
Engineered stone in a shower

How many of you guys have seen engineered stone slabs used in a shower bow ro warp. Starting to see a lot of this failure type. Polyester resins do not like moisture. Please comment
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By fhueston
No shower is in SC and it is starting to bleed...

No shower is in SC and it is starting to bleed through
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By fhueston
Liquid nails in a shower

thought you guys could chime in on this. Looked at a full marble slab shower the other day and they installed it with Liquid nails. Thoughts?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-17-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By fhueston
You will need to use a poultice with a solvent to...

You will need to use a poultice with a solvent to remove the marker.

let me know if you need instructions

Will make sure I mention this next wednesday on my radio show.....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By fhueston
It could be efflorescence which will mimic...

It could be efflorescence which will mimic etching.

Ill discuss this on my radio show this Wednesday at www.blogtalkradio.com/drfred
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By fhueston
I agree that white marbles and most limestone are...

I agree that white marbles and most limestone are a bad choice for shower or wet areas. .Travertine can work depending on the type of travertine..But maintenance and installation is the key
...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-23-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By fhueston
I would go with the epoxy...Bonstone also has a...

I would go with the epoxy...Bonstone also has a chip and fill kit

Frederick M. Hueston
www.stoneforensics.com
office 321 514 6845
Stone Inspection and Troubleshooting seminar...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,130
Posted By fhueston
Sorry I wont be there...too busy with my stone...

Sorry I wont be there...too busy with my stone and tile radio show and consulting work
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,130
Posted By fhueston
Sorry I wont be there...too busy with my radio...

Sorry I wont be there...too busy with my radio show and consulting work
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-09-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By fhueston
its not the tile..its what underneath.. I would...

its not the tile..its what underneath.. I would waterproof under the tiles and than install the tiles.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,653
Posted By fhueston
Good articles/links..Ive been trying to teach...

Good articles/links..Ive been trying to teach students for years that it is osmotic pressure that is the problem and not hydrostatic pressure.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-05-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By fhueston
The following is what I use to tell if the slab...

The following is what I use to tell if the slab is dyed.

1. Take a white rag and pour some acetone on the rag and wipe. If you get no color transfer to the rag go to the next step

2. Take some...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-25-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By fhueston
If you can provide a pic and the type of grout...

If you can provide a pic and the type of grout used I can give you a procedure for removing the stain
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,653
Posted By fhueston
I use both the calcium chloride test and the RH...

I use both the calcium chloride test and the RH for comparison. We see alot of moisture issues here in florida on slabs. Many failures. You can buy the Calcium Chloride kits from www.vaportest.com...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-01-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By fhueston
All those scum removers are acid base and are...

All those scum removers are acid base and are going to ruin the tile. I would call in a pro and have them take a look. It may be a combination of soap scum and hard water deposits.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-27-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By fhueston
need installer in West Palm Beach

Have an outside project fountain and need a stone installer..Can you recommend someone or several.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-26-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By fhueston
I agree with Stu and yes it looks like Jerusalem...

I agree with Stu and yes it looks like Jerusalem gold to me also. Not a good choice for a shower
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,261
Posted By fhueston
Ill be there for at least one day

Ill be there for at least one day
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-29-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,723
Posted By fhueston
been doing lots of inspections and finding that...

been doing lots of inspections and finding that most portland based setting materials are failing on resin back tiles. Make sure to read the specs sheets..Most have limitations. Read them please. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-23-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By fhueston
Thanks Dan If anyone else wants to post this...

Thanks Dan

If anyone else wants to post this article you have my permission, just make sure to include my contact info
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