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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By smifwal
Gut it,put it back together with the help of the...

Gut it,put it back together with the help of the forum.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 135
Posted By smifwal
I set my wet saw up on almost all my jobs just...

I set my wet saw up on almost all my jobs just for that reason, but I would guess I use my snapper for about 90-95% of the cuts and I set it up as close as I possibly can to where I am work. Saves...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 135
Posted By smifwal
https://youtu.be/aafPGWrBRKI

https://youtu.be/aafPGWrBRKI
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-02-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 135
Posted By smifwal
Both of my sigma tile snappers will cut up to 20...

Both of my sigma tile snappers will cut up to 20 mm/0.78in
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By smifwal
Are you trying to salvage this tile?Do you have a...

Are you trying to salvage this tile?Do you have a extra piece to put back? Smack that thing dead center with a hammer and pick out the pieces.

If you are trying to salvage it then I would grind...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 171
Posted By smifwal
I include everything (backer...

I include everything (backer board,screws,waterproofing,drain,grate,thinset, silicone, grout, trim metals) except the tile and the shower doors. Replacing the shower valve is extra. I will let the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By smifwal
That is my bad, i have only used it for vinyl and...

That is my bad, i have only used it for vinyl and I copy and pasted the "approved floorings" and where it said ceramic tile I thought that said carpet tile as I was skimming through. I still don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By smifwal
I would guess they were wearing blue aprons where...

I would guess they were wearing blue aprons where you bought it and they probably told you to screw it down and it is a good thing they did cause it will be easier to salvage it so you can return it....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,260
Posted By smifwal
Sorry Doug, I typed you a reply in a rush and...

Sorry Doug, I typed you a reply in a rush and forget to post it. I have only used the one that USG was making.they are pretty stout and I would think that the kerdi option would be just as sturdy....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By smifwal
I ask because you have "SUREPLY"down in the...

I ask because you have "SUREPLY"down in the pictures and it looks like you just installed it. That is a underlayment for vinyls not for tile. Unless I am mistaken
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-24-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By smifwal
Is that the room/floor you plan on laying this...

Is that the room/floor you plan on laying this tile in or is that your mock up space?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,260
Posted By smifwal
I have use the preformed benches on occasion, I...

I have use the preformed benches on occasion, I like them for time savers. Sometimes they are too tall or too wide or too deep for the space I need.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By smifwal
Paul posted a pic of a shower he did with a teak...

Paul posted a pic of a shower he did with a teak floor pretty slick. I can't remember what thread it was but maybe someone can find it or reach out to Paul. I am intrigued about the person that has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By smifwal
If you ha e to mix mortar then you might as well...

If you ha e to mix mortar then you might as well make your own pan, or as CX said return it and get a different one
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By smifwal
For your pan with the hexagons (or any shape) I...

For your pan with the hexagons (or any shape) I like to take a measurement and make marks on the floor outside the shower and set the tiles inside those marks and move them around to center them up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By smifwal
$500000.00 for a house that has food stamp...

$500000.00 for a house that has food stamp quality craftsmanship, I wouldn't be able to run fast enough,and I'm pretty fast. Think about the things that you can see and now think about all the things...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-06-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,296
Posted By smifwal
We use the foam when we set fence posts, it is...

We use the foam when we set fence posts, it is way faster, easier on the body and not much more money. As for my wall, I was following the instructions on the bag, I bought stuff that said no mixing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-04-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,296
Posted By smifwal
I used this method to set these posts, but then...

I used this method to set these posts, but then again I bought the concrete bag that said no mixing pour in and add water. I wouldn't do it with regular concrete. I respect Paul but shit like that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By smifwal
Most of the time left over glue when scraped will...

Most of the time left over glue when scraped will stick to the scraper blade, so the thinset or floor patch will stick to the glue and it won't gum up on your blade. You may need a diamond cup...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By smifwal
Not good enough,keep scraping. Go to home...

Not good enough,keep scraping. Go to home Depot/Lowe's and buy the cheapest thinset you can find and a 4in scraper and a bunch of blades. Sprinkle the thinset over the the glue and start scraping,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By smifwal
Choices #1 vinyl of any kind is normally...

Choices

#1 vinyl of any kind is normally installed over luan(or something similar) it is to give a smooth surface because any imperfections in the layer below will telegraph through the vinyl. So...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By smifwal
I use these to lift 5x10 panels with no trouble ...

I use these to lift 5x10 panels with no trouble
...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-09-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,700
Posted By smifwal
Speaking of Menards, they have taken it on step...

Speaking of Menards, they have taken it on step further. They now require that you wear a mask to enter the building. Now that's all well and good but do they give you one so you spend money there?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,297
Posted By smifwal
It is all the things you mentioned, but it...

It is all the things you mentioned, but it doesn't play well with thinset. Thinset bonds better to regular drywall vs the waxy film that makes up green board
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By smifwal
Atile saw that has a fixed head like the dewalt...

Atile saw that has a fixed head like the dewalt 2400 or one of the ridgid saws, will cut any length tile you want but you have to get creative. If you put something under the tile so that it is...
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