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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By tilelayer
Almquist Parts are few and far in between....

Almquist

Parts are few and far in between. If the frame is bent (the blue part) you can find an old saw on craigslist and use parts off it. All new parts are husqvarna brand, some will work, some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By tilelayer
The shelf looks like it was placed in a corner...

The shelf looks like it was placed in a corner that was over 90 degrees or square which made that wide joint between the shelf and tile. Dark grout on light tile will show every flaw, even the best...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-01-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By tilelayer
Paul, will you install floor and decor tile?

Paul,

will you install floor and decor tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By tilelayer
What he said. All and all the kerdi board is...

What he said.

All and all the kerdi board is just acting as something to attach your kerdi membrane to that isn't wood, because wood and kerdi don't get along.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By tilelayer
Dan, Any chance Mapei pops back up in the...

Dan,

Any chance Mapei pops back up in the northeast ?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,808
Posted By tilelayer
i missed that thank you sir!

i missed that thank you sir!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By tilelayer
A few tips. I didn't like the new formula...

A few tips.

I didn't like the new formula for powergrout because it seemed to last 2 hours before firing off turns out I was adding to much water. The bag states if too much water is used...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By tilelayer
I was skeptical at first to use these products,...

I was skeptical at first to use these products, then i switched over to foam. It was great until my gc's all saw how fast i was installing it. Then they decided to install it themselves and cut me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,808
Posted By tilelayer
i hope you used some type of frying pan to create...

i hope you used some type of frying pan to create a divot so the hydroban can be bonded to the flange


http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=95938
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By tilelayer
Karl, I have seen full slab shower with...

Karl,

I have seen full slab shower with this method fail, the slabs came unbonded from the wall due to the weight of the stone itself.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By tilelayer
i can attest to that solid gold blade. They work...

i can attest to that solid gold blade. They work great and i have worn one out until there was no kerf left on the blade. Sharpen with that stone you have that came with the blade, cinder block works...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 46,101
Posted By tilelayer
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 570,232
Posted By tilelayer
John, All i use is concrete sand for my mud...

John,

All i use is concrete sand for my mud and when i tile on it the next day i swear i use so much thinset. Never could figure out why compaired to tiling over cbu
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By tilelayer
he could have pulled full tile off the lowest...

he could have pulled full tile off the lowest point of the tub but i dont know what that would give you at the bottom of the wainscotting.

Some jobs you will layout and you just cant get a break...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By tilelayer
K, If you choose to live with it, that's up...

K,

If you choose to live with it, that's up to you,but that work wouldn't cut the mustard in this area. You should send him over here and we can teach him a thing or two.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By tilelayer
Hi Z Kevin is spot on with his advice. ...

Hi Z


Kevin is spot on with his advice.

Sometimes we leave the top piece because it is already taped into the ceiling, if you decide to remove that top section of tile you're going to have to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-02-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 46,101
Posted By tilelayer
i was lurking around, its been awhile. Doing it...

i was lurking around, its been awhile. Doing it everyday and having your own company things change.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-02-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 1,383,023
Posted By tilelayer
hey boss we're short a tile! Eh just fill it...

hey boss we're short a tile!

Eh just fill it with grout
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-02-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 46,101
Posted By tilelayer
whoa when did this happen?

whoa when did this happen?
Forum: The Mud Box 03-18-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,754
Posted By tilelayer
I leave it with the client

I leave it with the client
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-07-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,077
Posted By tilelayer
Mike they are probably installed over mud, a...

Mike they are probably installed over mud, a totally different install all together.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,465
Posted By tilelayer
i know a guy with a shot blaster kevin i wanted...

i know a guy with a shot blaster kevin i wanted to rent it to remove cutback and he told me it wont work. is this true?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-07-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,077
Posted By tilelayer
Maybe they used a dry-set mortar? That would...

Maybe they used a dry-set mortar? That would cause this, no?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-06-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,572
Posted By tilelayer
im shocked the black wire is still there....

im shocked the black wire is still there. normally it just disintegrates from over the years. I have seen then fastened with nails that way but never over open bays.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,758
Posted By tilelayer
someone say hex?

someone say hex?
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