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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By Dave Gobis
Curious myself. Not a big believer in grout...

Curious myself. Not a big believer in grout sealers. My interior cement grout is just fine after 26 years of use. My porch spends months under snow and ice every year and is also doing just fine....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By Dave Gobis
It is a polyurethane resin, not wax.

It is a polyurethane resin, not wax.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By Dave Gobis
What CX said or pedestals, but I doubt you have...

What CX said or pedestals, but I doubt you have the room for pedestals.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Dave Gobis
Grout is not going to fix that, pretty rough.

Grout is not going to fix that, pretty rough.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Dave Gobis
Have to see if I can dig up the pictures of epoxy...

Have to see if I can dig up the pictures of epoxy in corners shredding the glaze in corners and pool coping. Many think it is the cure of all ills. My experience is it is helpful but when it goes it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Dave Gobis
Where is the like button?

Where is the like button?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Dave Gobis
What John and Eric said. It is most unfortunate...

What John and Eric said. It is most unfortunate we are surrounded by alleged untrained "professionals" who can't or won't read instructions because they think they know everything. Sadly it has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Dave Gobis
That was the way my grandfather taught me. We...

That was the way my grandfather taught me. We also used to hose down quarry jobs after we wet set, not flood, just wet.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Dave Gobis
If you don't add another layer of plywood you are...

If you don't add another layer of plywood you are rolling the dice. If you want to take a chance it is up to you. If you do, ladder the joist, it will increase the odds in your favor. As a former...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,690
Posted By Dave Gobis
Smart move.

Smart move.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-25-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Dave Gobis
It makes some dated references under R 700

It makes some dated references under R 700
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-24-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Dave Gobis
Tonto, the correct word is restrictions not...

Tonto, the correct word is restrictions not instructions, :). Don't do it will lose a sale every time.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,097
Posted By Dave Gobis
Let me add if you smoke multiply the danger by a...

Let me add if you smoke multiply the danger by a factor of 10. We commonly called slake time smoke time inhaling plenty. As I have gotten older I see the results in myself and others. Fortunately I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,653
Posted By Dave Gobis
Received numerous inquiries and tried the VoTec...

Received numerous inquiries and tried the VoTec route JD, had 5 going at one time. Gave them the curriculum, equipped, and supplied them. Four died after the first year, the fifth in KY went two...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,653
Posted By Dave Gobis
Jon, I am going to disagree with you on your...

Jon, I am going to disagree with you on your assertion NTCA is all about the money. I have been a member many years, since 1983 or 4. I served several years on the Board. NTCA spends all their money...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,690
Posted By Dave Gobis
I would get rid of the epoxy coating or wouldn't...

I would get rid of the epoxy coating or wouldn't do the tile. Primer or no primer it is a 50/50 deal otherwise. I live in WI.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,653
Posted By Dave Gobis
My focus in building CTEF was strictly education,...

My focus in building CTEF was strictly education, I left in 2008 when my wife reached retirement. That was always the plan. I still believe education is the way.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Dave Gobis
My outside tile is 27 years old and under ice a...

My outside tile is 27 years old and under ice a few months a year in WI. Grouted with regular old sanded cement grout, haven't touched it since it was installed. Only thing we did different was use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Dave Gobis
What CX said. Not an unusual timeline from my...

What CX said. Not an unusual timeline from my perspective and I have been answering those calls a few decades.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By Dave Gobis
I have never in my career done a white tile black...

I have never in my career done a white tile black grout project I did not get a complaint on valid or not. I quit doing them years ago except for friends and still got the complaint after I told them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Dave Gobis
Long time practice, especially in FL, that...

Long time practice, especially in FL, that doesn't work.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-24-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Dave Gobis
I agree with your assessment Jerry and I would...

I agree with your assessment Jerry and I would not use a liquid unless this is a low use application.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Dave Gobis
The job is a lot of work. The loose plaster has...

The job is a lot of work. The loose plaster has to go. Seen a job where someone tried something similiar, didn't last long. Would be willing to bet John Cox would be willing to lend his thoughts.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By Dave Gobis
Add me to the list of curious.

Add me to the list of curious.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Dave Gobis
Pebbles are not tile so no tile standards.

Pebbles are not tile so no tile standards.
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