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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-29-2020, 09:34 PM
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Views: 333
Posted By CRB
I have bought their superpuima last year - my...

I have bought their superpuima last year - my first tool of theirs apart from diamond discs, and am impressed at the design and quality. Previous machines have been Sigma or Rubi - for many years -...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,989
Posted By CRB
Success! The UK uses and refers to British...

Success! The UK uses and refers to British Standard codes and EU regs. only. Never ANSI - a few of us refer/regard both as individuals. There are some differences.
It will be ingeresting to see...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,989
Posted By CRB
In reply to #116 hopefully there is the UK file...

In reply to #116 hopefully there is the UK file withis
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By CRB
A few years back there was a competitor product...

A few years back there was a competitor product in the UK / Europe that had a production run fail and there were a lot of jobs affected - Not used by me I hasten to add. Never known Ditra to have a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By CRB
Thanks DX:wave: for your post. Yup I will say I...

Thanks DX:wave: for your post. Yup I will say I double checked on the CI product and I am behind on that one - it is the same as another rubberised product I used in this way about 20 years ago, so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By CRB
:twitch: My advice - don't start until you have...

:twitch: My advice - don't start until you have some [USA based materials & methods] specific advice from here! Not going to be as easy as just filling a crack sorry to say !
Forum: The Mud Box 01-03-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 382,658
Posted By CRB
Mr Zorro - London cat. Having a roll

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Thought I'd liven this old thread up....
Theres me in the mirror too
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By CRB
Hi Jim - it's good someone with your experience...

Hi Jim - it's good someone with your experience is back. And thanks Dan for the background info.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By CRB
I'd ask Mrs. Flekal first though....:goodluck:

I'd ask Mrs. Flekal first though....:goodluck:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By CRB
Jim - absolutely agree with you points. And yes...

Jim - absolutely agree with you points. And yes the EU / Eurozone - I'm sure you've heard plenty of it regard Britain of late I won't go on... - would do exactly this so this makes sense as to why...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-01-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By CRB
About 10 years ago I ws spec'ing the materials...

About 10 years ago I ws spec'ing the materials for prep and waterproofing of a important [ don't get it wrong or else type ] project and Kerdi was going to part of it - at that time they had updated...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-01-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By CRB
Hey, nice to be remembered Jim...and Tonto; 7...

Hey, nice to be remembered Jim...and Tonto; 7 years!!:eek: - didn't know you were counting! What have I missed...:scratch:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-01-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By CRB
John - honoured you should remember! Hope all...

John - honoured you should remember! Hope all well, and yes NZ quite a jump! Finding out about their tile troubles down here now - they are a bit behind in some respects!
I hope to meet up again in...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-30-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By CRB
Not really going to work. Requires 'drawing' the...

Not really going to work. Requires 'drawing' the mark or stain out - various methods both traditional and modern product based you can look up or buy.

To then make it more reflective again and if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By CRB
If possible to find or order the Mapei FF and SF...

If possible to find or order the Mapei FF and SF grouts are very good to work with on marble with fine joint work. SF only in white. The light greys - Manhattan and Argento / silver grey in others...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-30-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By CRB
Thanks for the welcomes :) . I will post some...

Thanks for the welcomes :) . I will post some work pics in a few days sure
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-29-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By CRB
Hello ! Returning long standing member

Hello all - some will remember my few contributions. I'm Colin, from London UK, although this year relocated to my wife's country of New Zealand [for family reasons] and am based near Christchurch...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-14-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,896
Posted By CRB
Hi all - a little while since visiting, busy. ...

Hi all - a little while since visiting, busy.
Have only just seen this thread - realise I'm way behind amd would have contributed at the time if I'd seen it.

You might remember I brought this up...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,407
Posted By CRB
I fully agree with JB's point: paper faced mosaic...

I fully agree with JB's point: paper faced mosaic sheets are by far the best. Unfortunately we are seeing more and more mesh backed used - I'm on one right now.

The beauty of paper faced is the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By CRB
I've found that architects usually appreciate...

I've found that architects usually appreciate tilers / contractors that pay attention to detail, and flag up likely issues in planning stage. Details are their thing after all. Plus they have to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-17-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,950
Posted By CRB
From one of the comments on here Mapei seem to be...

From one of the comments on here Mapei seem to be doing as they have in Gt. Britain at B&Q - think HD - in that they are supplying thinset in bags with their logos but not the name.
Someone -...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-15-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 125,860
Posted By CRB
Re the wicking etc - the core being waterproof...

Re the wicking etc - the core being waterproof and non-porus and covered by the Kerdi layer for additional resilience I'd say the the material itself won't break down to let water through to cause...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-15-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 125,860
Posted By CRB
Understood - we re all good John. :tup1: ...

Understood - we re all good John. :tup1:

Agreed on your point- joints made with Kerdi band and thin set are watertight.
I felt the requirement I mentioned of wpc adhesion of the k band was 'over...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-15-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 125,860
Posted By CRB
I don't know the specifics of KBoard fitting...

I don't know the specifics of KBoard fitting advice in US, but here when Schluter came out to site they advised ( and we were doing it anyway ) the Kerdiband be fitted / adhered using their specific...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-09-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 125,860
Posted By CRB
Hi Shaughnn, yes I know that both boards firm up...

Hi Shaughnn, yes I know that both boards firm up remarkably once tiled.
It is very much the getting them tiled stage that marks the difference for me. On using KB to masonry - we had stated 3/4 but...
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