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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Just In Tile LLC
The trend I'm seeing now-a-days is finish quality...

The trend I'm seeing now-a-days is finish quality is taking a backseat as long as the shower is watertight with these new systems. It doesn't leak, so it's right. :bonk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I've also wanted to understand this exact process...

I've also wanted to understand this exact process completely as well, from what I've seen on the building science of exterior cladding is even when you you have different methods of water control,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-26-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I agree mud work concepts have shaped my idea of...

I agree mud work concepts have shaped my idea of how nice and straight tile work should be, gives really no excuse for providing a tile substrate that is premium for setting.

Just for me the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Biggest change for difficulty for me is...

Biggest change for difficulty for me is expectations and seems like you have to be on the ball everyday, margin for error has shrunk significantly. In the good old days, even before my time, there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I'll echo what CX said and say it's very...

I'll echo what CX said and say it's very difficult to not compromise the waterproofing on modern systems when removing anything.

A flood test would be prudent. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
All these new vibrating tools for large format...

All these new vibrating tools for large format tile work great for making sure the tile is fully bedded in a wet set install.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Appreciate the elaboration CX, I take back all...

Appreciate the elaboration CX, I take back all that stuff I said behind your back. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Mike, mud set/wet set/fresh set is setting the...

Mike, mud set/wet set/fresh set is setting the tile into (basically) the non packed drypack with thinset as the bonder between the two. The packing happen when you tamp the tile down to level it. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Sorry to intrude CX and Greg but why does a...

Sorry to intrude CX and Greg but why does a bonded mud bed (min 3/4") not work in this situation CX since it's technically a slab and wouldn't deflect like wood?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Mud set is definitely an awesome way to set a...

Mud set is definitely an awesome way to set a floor, but the learning curve and success on a first attempt might not be the best way to go. I'm more for a dry pack floor that you tile on if you want...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Interesting he flipped the script and said you...

Interesting he flipped the script and said you were being too picky...:scratch:. Maybe you just want consistent tile joints, and drain cuts where a chainsaw wasn't used. Not to mention the haze all...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I see it now CX, I've used a ton of those for...

I see it now CX, I've used a ton of those for hanging things around the house. :bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
For the drypack Dave most use roofing felt on the...

For the drypack Dave most use roofing felt on the floor with diamond lath stapled down. But having some schluter product lying around I'm sure someone who is more familiar with that system could...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Jim what's a "moly"? Only thing I can find is a...

Jim what's a "moly"? Only thing I can find is a special coated fastener?

Molybdenum Bolts
When extreme high temperature stability & strength are required

Maintains strength at elevated...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I'd suggest the same as Tonto, too bad you can't...

I'd suggest the same as Tonto, too bad you can't remove that combo unit, I removed one just like, and the space gained by removing all those rounded edges inside was amazing, felt twice as big.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Appreciate that Austin :)

Appreciate that Austin :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Sometimes I'll schluter things this way and only...

Sometimes I'll schluter things this way and only make one miter from the top to the front. Maybe an option for you?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-16-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Yeah everything bonded same day seems to be the...

Yeah everything bonded same day seems to be the hardest to tear out later down the line. But some of these thinset mortars after fully cured... MAN they'll bring chunks of concrete with them on demo...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I experimented with a "dry" wet set when I tiled...

I experimented with a "dry" wet set when I tiled my garage floor. Mixed it the same as I would for floating a shower floor. Turned out great and had two small hollows spots in my first couple rows,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
The big thing I think we should take into account...

The big thing I think we should take into account is in what environment has he worked in to achieve where he's at now? Given the resources to his local area, he might darn well be top dog to his...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Ryan, As mentioned before, it's always...

Ryan,

As mentioned before, it's always easier to flatten the floor first then rely on the notch from your trowel to deliver a consistent amount of mortar while you tile. With that being said...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Ryan you're in good company, finding tools I want...

Ryan you're in good company, finding tools I want need is a full time job. The laser level is very handy, but your flat edge will work better for gauging the overall contour of the floor. Don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Welcome Ryan, I like to scrape the floor...

Welcome Ryan,

I like to scrape the floor with a 4" scraper that has replaceable blades. Gets most floors I encounter ready for tile. If something on the floor is stubborn, I use a grinder...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-24-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Have this same issue with my 18x18 tile in my...

Have this same issue with my 18x18 tile in my house. When you get a side light from windows certain tiles have a matte finish vs an eggshell type of sheen.

Tiles are 9 years old now so I won't be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I think Jim meant to flip and reverse the...

I think Jim meant to flip and reverse the stronger and smoother.

A lot of grouts now don't scratch and can span widths from 1/16" - 1/2" out of the same bag. As long as you're not buying the...
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