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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
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Hey there Woot! Sorry I missed this post the...

Hey there Woot!

Sorry I missed this post the other day! I don't disagree with any of the above comments, and agree they should be given a shot. There unfortunately isn't a silver bullet here since...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-22-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Glad to hear it Al! I'm digging the grout color...

Glad to hear it Al!
I'm digging the grout color choice, it blends in well with those lighter stones :tup2:
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-16-2020, 02:10 PM
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Hey there Al! For the first coat, follow...

Hey there Al!

For the first coat, follow Miracle's instructions of a 6-12 hour wait before grouting.
After applying Keracolor S, give the area 24-48 hours before sealing everything again.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
David, Bubba is right on point with his info....

David,
Bubba is right on point with his info. That particular grout is a rapid-setting product, and after 24 hours it will have reached near its final strength.
In order to re-grout, you will need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Give that silicone 24 hours before water...

Give that silicone 24 hours before water exposure, Mike :tup1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Glad to hear you found something to knock that...

Glad to hear you found something to knock that haze off, Mike!

Looks like its all coming together now.
Let me know if you have anymore questions as you finish up the project!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Clear is safest, but you are right, it is getting...

Clear is safest, but you are right, it is getting harder and harder to come across those cleaners with the ammonia added.

The big thing in finding a cleaner is that it’s basic and not acidic....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
First tile job - how to determine where to place ledger for first tiled row

Goof off and the like can remove the haze, but some of those adhesive removers have oils and solvents in them which can get into the grout and affect it’s integrity and/or leave their own residues....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
The window cleaner should keep you from doing...

The window cleaner should keep you from doing anymore scraping, especially with the help of that scrub pad. If you find yourself back at Lowe’s, they have what they call a “grout scrubber” in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
First tile job - how to determine where to place ledger for first tiled row

Mike,

Glad to hear you liked using Flexcolor CQ!

A light residue can be knocked off with a mild alkaline cleaner. We’ve been recommending glass cleaner with ammonia for years with great...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Mike, Mapesil T is not sanded, and it is a...

Mike,
Mapesil T is not sanded, and it is a matte finish. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Color is a fun one. It’s so subjective, and can...

Color is a fun one. It’s so subjective, and can be affected by so many things! Lighting, spacing, angle of view, etc can all radically change the look of a tiled area. I’ve seen jobs grouted with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
That’s a shame the closest F&D is that far away! ...

That’s a shame the closest F&D is that far away!

We technically have three whites as of right now. White, Avalanche, and Pure White. (In order of least-to-most “bright white” hue)

So if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Mike, If you are anywhere near a Floor &...

Mike,

If you are anywhere near a Floor & Decor, they stock Mapesil T and are doing curbside pickup right now.

If you’re stuck with picking a sealant from the paint aisle at the big box, make...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-22-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Chuck, Glad to hear the install was a...

Chuck,

Glad to hear the install was a success! That Windex with ammonia is magic in a bottle for slight Flexcolor CQ residues. The small bit of alkalinity the ammonia gives it seems to really do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,070
Mike, Glad to hear Product Support got you...

Mike,

Glad to hear Product Support got you squared away!
Feel free to reach out if any more questions come up.

As far as where you heard priming was needed before AquaDefense, I'd guess it was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Hey Mavin, Caulk would be the best way to...

Hey Mavin,

Caulk would be the best way to avoid this from happening again in the future.
Since this is a wet area, a silicone (like our Mapesil T...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
That will depend on the particular primer used....

That will depend on the particular primer used. If Primer T; 2 to 5 hours.
If you’re using something else, let me know and I can get you the info for that particular primer.
Or check out the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Glad to hear it! One last thing; make sure...

Glad to hear it!

One last thing; make sure you pour within 24 hours of priming. You don’t want the primer to sit there for too long in between priming and pouring.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Hey Rex, Sorry to hear about the bucket...

Hey Rex,

Sorry to hear about the bucket blowout; good thing you were using that mortar tub too!

You can certainly pour another layer of self leveler on top of the previous application, so long...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Hey there Rae! Sorry I missed this one by a...

Hey there Rae!

Sorry I missed this one by a couple days, hopefully this info isn't too late.

Cement grout can truly be a tough one to troubleshoot, as the final color is dependent on so many...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-17-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,345
Mike, have you tried any sealer and coating...

Mike, have you tried any sealer and coating strippers or very high alkaline cleaners on this yet?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Robin, Like Laz said, that definitely looks...

Robin,

Like Laz said, that definitely looks like liquid nails or some other construction adhesive. Best bet would be to scrape it off the wood as best you can. It will be tough to get it off...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Jeff, you can be as fussy as you want; it's your...

Jeff, you can be as fussy as you want; it's your project! :tup2:

If you mud in your corner bead first, just be sure to let all that joint compound dry real well and then yes, make sure you prime...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Anywhere exposed gypsum may come in contact with...

Anywhere exposed gypsum may come in contact with cement mortar should really be primed first. Cement and gypsum generally don't get along very well and the chemical reaction will actually push them...
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