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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Dust Deputy by Oneida is what I know. But I’m...

Dust Deputy by Oneida is what I know. But I’m sure there are lots of other brands or knock offs that would work, too.

You can buy the separator part and mount it on your own canister or bucket...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What Davy said. If it’s not wet, mold can’t grow....

What Davy said. If it’s not wet, mold can’t grow.

You could also towel dry the walls after use. Just an idea. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
When you slide the switch forward, press in...

When you slide the switch forward, press in (towards the body of the tool) on the front half of the switch to engage the “lock-on” position.


To stop the Great Dust Bowl of ‘39 (or whatever year...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-13-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Mark. These manufacturers seam to love...

Hi, Mark.

These manufacturers seam to love buying each other out or changing names.

Of all the Stonetech (Laticrete) sealers, Bullet Proof is their best. I’ve used it quite a bit over many...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If you’re not familiar with a toe kick saw, they...

If you’re not familiar with a toe kick saw, they are a small circular saw with a very off-set blade that is meant to cut exactly what you need to cut. But the off-set blade unfortunately permits you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
:tup2: I was hoping it was that simple. Some of...

:tup2: I was hoping it was that simple. Some of these units have multiple restrictors.

California? :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Phil. Have you tried looking for flow...

Hi, Phil.

Have you tried looking for flow restrictor(s)?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With the multiple niches you need to trim out, I...

With the multiple niches you need to trim out, I can see ripping bullnoses down to a narrower strips and using them back to back. That would involve multiple 45 degree miters for the “interior”...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-10-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Eileen. :wave: Pee is...

Welcome to the forum, Eileen. :wave:

Pee is acidic. Vinegar is acidic. Acids do not clean. They eat....or etch.

If the pee really did etch the actual porcelain, then it has been physically...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Question Mr. CX knows how to look at the positive side of...

Mr. CX knows how to look at the positive side of things. :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’d get Prism or Laticrete Permacolor (I have a...

I’d get Prism or Laticrete Permacolor (I have a preference of these two over the Ultracolor, but I wouldn’t object it it much).

Never mind the others. The grout is not a place to pinch a few...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, allday! Yep, you got...

Welcome to the forum, allday!

Yep, you got it in the right order. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, SP. :wave: Sorry to...

Welcome to the forum, SP. :wave:

Sorry to see this problem. Yes, it was installed incorrectly with the “blobs”.

Can we back up a bit and ask exactly what setting material was used? Was this a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Are you going to run a metal profile strip along...

Are you going to run a metal profile strip along the edge of the tile?

:(
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’d fill that little depression ahead of time and...

I’d fill that little depression ahead of time and allow it to harden before tiling to prevent the tiles from accidentally tilting down.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,136
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You want to be able to drag a long straightedge...

You want to be able to drag a long straightedge around on the floor in every which direction with minimal air gaps under the straightedge.

If you were to drag a 10’ long straightedge around the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,136
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Flat is a sheet of glass is...even if it’s...

Flat is a sheet of glass is...even if it’s sloped.

Level is a glass tabletop that is set so perfectly that marbles placed on top of them don’t roll off to one side by themselves.

When...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, David. :wave: I’ve had...

Welcome to the forum, David. :wave:

I’ve had a mortar rep tell me that if the mortar gets wet too soon, that one of the negative effects is persistent efflorescence.

So, for the second half of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Dan. I’d normally say to hit the...

Hi, Dan.

I’d normally say to hit the surface of what you’ve got with a rub brick ($14 block of stone-like material that acts like sandpaper for masonry materials), then skim coat what’s left. But...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,490
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
A repeat customer of mine has been keeping her...

A repeat customer of mine has been keeping her white grout looking great for years by using grout colorant occasionally. Not ideal, but a solution if it gets to be too bad.

But occasionally using...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-04-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’m not. But it’s encouraging to see events...

I’m not. But it’s encouraging to see events starting up again. Hope you have a good time. :tup2:
Forum: The Mud Box 06-04-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,162
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It seems as though the big manufacturers are...

It seems as though the big manufacturers are enjoying record-breaking profits while the loggers and retails are not. Sounds like pure price gouging. If it's true, that sucks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What can you do? It wasn't your responsibility to...

What can you do? It wasn't your responsibility to do anything or catch anything in the first place. It is the installer who is the "expert" if they are being paid professionally to set tile. It is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Shane. Movement joints are one of those...

Hi, Shane.

Movement joints are one of those often ignored things that you don’t need until you find out too late that you did need them. Of all the remodeling folks I’ve ever met, more people...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
For me, even if a table saw-style of wetsaw had a...

For me, even if a table saw-style of wetsaw had a smooth sliding tray and a powerful motor, I’d still object to my vision being obscured by either the clear plastic splash guard getting clouded or...
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