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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 01:12 PM
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Posted By CaliGrown
Looks like a clean scratch coat from my end. Is...

Looks like a clean scratch coat from my end. Is that Darby serrated on one end?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By CaliGrown
Awesome!!!

Awesome!!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2018, 05:20 AM
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Views: 216
Posted By CaliGrown
Yes!!! I hardly get to float a floor with deck...

Yes!!! I hardly get to float a floor with deck mud because of height restrictions, this is the next best thing to mud floors. My uncle taught me his self leveling method for wood floors which stands...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 587,959
Posted By CaliGrown
I eyeballed it at the door with the mud and cut...

I eyeballed it at the door with the mud and cut the mud back with the trowel when setting tile. The mud is 2” at the lowest point and around the pan perimeter and 5/8” at the threshold. Total time...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-03-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 587,959
Posted By CaliGrown
Got to mud a floor for a residential job. Lots of...

Got to mud a floor for a residential job. Lots of fun, usually only get to mud the pans or float outside.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-02-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 587,959
Posted By CaliGrown
Minimum of 3” overlap

Minimum of 3” overlap
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By CaliGrown
Depending on layout, we’ll rip some of the...

Depending on layout, we’ll rip some of the corners and flats down the middle lengthwise to stagger out between the notches, really helps to keep the joints tight since the panel notches aren’t always...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-17-2018, 07:27 PM
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Views: 587,959
Posted By CaliGrown
Figured I’d put in my .02, maybe Shady at Best...

Figured I’d put in my .02, maybe Shady at Best will butt in too. Born and Raised in CA. Lived in Sacramento for the three years but had enough with the homeless, thug and liberal population, constant...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By CaliGrown
One coat float over denshield is treated the same...

One coat float over denshield is treated the same if it were drywall. 15# felt or aquabar drooped down about 1” above the pan, then lath stapled and nailed into the studs every 6-12”, then about 1/2”...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By CaliGrown
http://www.ardexamericas.com/en-us/Documents/Broch...

http://www.ardexamericas.com/en-us/Documents/Brochure_TRI_8+9_5Step.pdf

Step 3
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By CaliGrown
Yes, just use fabric in your seams and changes of...

Yes, just use fabric in your seams and changes of plane in place of the mesh tape. Your first mix is real thick like thinset on the dry side to fill in the seams and penetrations, then your next...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By CaliGrown
I’d have them taken out and redone with a surface...

I’d have them taken out and redone with a surface bullnose or profile edging. Grouting over it isn’t going to last or look good either.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,565
Posted By CaliGrown
When you run your hand across the surface, do you...

When you run your hand across the surface, do you get a white residue on your hand. If so then there’s a haze on the surface, if not go through and clean up the surface with a rag and try Miracle’s...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-30-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By CaliGrown
I start my splashes at $35/lf, seems to be the...

I start my splashes at $35/lf, seems to be the ticket as far as time and material goes, if they have a design or detail work I’ll charge more for the time it takes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,910
Posted By CaliGrown
Dyna-crete 710 our go to for bagged deck mud

Dyna-crete 710 our go to for bagged deck mud
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By CaliGrown
The 8” Ridgid Blade from Homer’s makes decent...

The 8” Ridgid Blade from Homer’s makes decent cuts on porcelain. Just dress the blade to breck it in with a brick or chunk of concrete
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By CaliGrown
Mitered

Mitered
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By CaliGrown
Presuming that your preslope is 1/4” per foot and...

Presuming that your preslope is 1/4” per foot and the drain is centered in the shower footprint then the final mud bed will follow the slope at a consistent depth.

However now is the time to get...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-18-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21,605
Views: 3,992,654
Posted By CaliGrown
Just gotta grout it in then put holes in it to...

Just gotta grout it in then put holes in it to cover it up with a floating 7” by 5” by 71” wood mantle and a 70” flatscreen.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21,605
Views: 3,992,654
Posted By CaliGrown
When you try to do the right thing and bring in...

When you try to do the right thing and bring in other trades that specialize in things other than tile, and this is what you get...:clap1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By CaliGrown
Never been much of an advocate for bonding...

Never been much of an advocate for bonding agents, a bit finicky especially for exterior work. You may want to take a wire brush to score up the surface of the newer concrete. To promote the bond...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By CaliGrown
Presoaking definitely won’t hurt so long as when...

Presoaking definitely won’t hurt so long as when you set the tile isn’t sopping wet. As far as grouting goes we do a combination of a small trowel with a tuck pointer and a grout bag. This gives a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21,605
Views: 3,992,654
Posted By CaliGrown
Looks nice and clean!!! Permacolor select is fun...

Looks nice and clean!!! Permacolor select is fun to work with especially when it’s hot. I like the last one with staggered niches, just might have to steal this idea
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By CaliGrown
We grout our brick with type s mortar, depending...

We grout our brick with type s mortar, depending on the joint size of the tile you may be able to do the same so it matches. Our brick joint is typically 3/8”. You can get mortar from the mason yard...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By CaliGrown
No need to notch the mud, put it down a little...

No need to notch the mud, put it down a little heavier than needed and the excess will smush out the sides.
No shifting the joint, you gotta honor it wherever it falls in the layout.
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