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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2021, 07:14 PM
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Posted By butchdsd
I originally thought the job was going to be an...

I originally thought the job was going to be an easy one....then it doubled in size. The original job was very flat with a 2% grade. The additional footage was definitely not flat...hence the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
CX.... After reading your comment on the %...

CX....

After reading your comment on the % of grade...I used a digital angle indicator....
You are correct....its just under 2%.....

Butch
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
22 feet....

22 feet....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Maybe 6% in some places.... Origional owner of...

Maybe 6% in some places....
Origional owner of the house poured the slab in 1969...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Hello again... Just an update on the garage...

Hello again...

Just an update on the garage project.
The entire floor(1100 s.f.) had some type of coating that was applied 50 years ago. After inspecting the slab for flatness...it was 3/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By butchdsd
Any recommendations for brand of patch? I have...

Any recommendations for brand of patch?
I have no experience using cement patching compound on a vertical surface....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-25-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By butchdsd
Cement board is already up and glued to the wood...

Cement board is already up and glued to the wood studs..
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-24-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By butchdsd
This is the tile...

This is the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-24-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By butchdsd
Fat mud over the cement board... Wall 1 is ten...

Fat mud over the cement board...
Wall 1 is ten feet tall by 7 feet long...2nd wall is 10' by six feet long..
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By butchdsd
Hello KG, The walls are fairly flat...a few...

Hello KG,

The walls are fairly flat...a few hi spots..
Cement board on top of stud....

Butch
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By butchdsd
Thank you for the reply CX. Excellent...

Thank you for the reply CX.
Excellent points...the voids left by the feet hadn't occurred to me....!
Looks like truing up the walls with mud is the next step.

Thank you again...

Butch C.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By butchdsd
Butch's Laundry Room

I purchased the MLT system for a 4'x8" porcelain tile job and enjoyed working with it.
I'm getting ready to do a laundry room(walls) in 4"x12" glass subway style tile. I'm a bit worried about the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Thank you for the fast response CX.... ...

Thank you for the fast response CX....
Mechanically abrading the floor is the best way to to achieve the desired results...preferable to using chemicals..?
Thank you again
.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Hello again... Well....finally pulled up all...

Hello again...
Well....finally pulled up all the carpet and moved everything out of the way....
Decided to pour water onto the slab and observe the absorption rate...10 minutes later water is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Excellent thoughts Dan...very much worth...

Excellent thoughts Dan...very much worth considering...
Kevin....I have to pull up the throw rugs on the garage floor to check for slope...I'll know this evening...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Hello everyone.... Just asked the missus about...

Hello everyone....
Just asked the missus about where to terminate the tile...looks like it's going past the garage door...about 6" past the door to the edge of the slab(outside..exposed to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Thank you for the thinset recommendations...half...

Thank you for the thinset recommendations...half price is a good thing...:)..
I will look into the availability of laticrete products near me...
I've yet to test the slab for porosity...will do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Hello Davy... Thank you for the response... ...

Hello Davy...
Thank you for the response...
And...yes..clean of everything except dust...
15' straight edge and the slab looks very flat...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By butchdsd
Garage tile project

Hello everyone...
Long time lurker...joined up in 2012 and have learned A LOT about large format tile from the members here at the JBT forum...
I'm starting the prep for a 1025 s.f. garage. The...
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