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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 108
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That would be a very clean transition, but...

That would be a very clean transition, but requires neat work on the part of both finishing the tile and the carpeting. If the existing carpeting is to remain in place during the tile install, it’s...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 108
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Bill. Initially, I’d say, peel back the...

Hi, Bill.

Initially, I’d say, peel back the carpet, pad, and carpet tack strips to reveal what you’ve got installed on top of the subfloor. Please tell us what you’ve got and if your subfloor is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If you have access to an oscillating tool with a...

If you have access to an oscillating tool with a drywall blade, trimming that drywall would be a piece of cake. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Great job cutting that hole! :nod:

Great job cutting that hole! :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I think the same...259th day of 2020.

I think the same...259th day of 2020.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Build up of hard water? Have you experimented...

Build up of hard water? Have you experimented with using a flat razor blade? You could try using a 4” wallpaper razor scraper so that it’s easy and safer to handle than holding a little blade with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
From your interaction, it doesn’t seem like a...

From your interaction, it doesn’t seem like a source outside of the store is going to help that salesperson. Mike, I don’t know if you feel like calling Christian over at the store...but maybe he can...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Who *doesn’t* use blue tape to hang tile? :D...

Who *doesn’t* use blue tape to hang tile? :D :tup1:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,678,476
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
A good grout job should be able to make up for a...

A good grout job should be able to make up for a lack of pesky setting mortar. :tup1: Plus, plus, they used Hardi...so there’s that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,550
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Can you tell us what the stamp or sticker on the...

Can you tell us what the stamp or sticker on the plywood says? You could also take a look at the receipt.

Exterior glue plywood is extremely common at box stores. It is not a special order item.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Well, if you've got exposed cuts, that warrants a...

Well, if you've got exposed cuts, that warrants a good snapper or tilesaw cut. :nod: I'm always up for more tools. :D Is there a change to the pattern or something that will expose a cut edge?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Aaron! :wave: Are you...

Welcome to the forum, Aaron! :wave:

Are you staying with carpeting outside the room? Have you considered making a tapered wood threshold?

:)
Forum: The Mud Box 01-20-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Bumpity-bump!

Bumpity-bump!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 475
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Sometimes you are simply limited to how you can...

Sometimes you are simply limited to how you can get at it. From the sides of the blocking and into the joists is more common.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Unless greenboard is required by some local code,...

Unless greenboard is required by some local code, I wouldn't use it for anything. Seriously, even if it cost half that of plain, white drywall. I just don't like how mortar and paint has a harder...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-19-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
And to think that I'm pretty happy sailing at 6-7...

And to think that I'm pretty happy sailing at 6-7 knots. What am I thinking? :bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 226
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
After removing all the layers in the laundry...

After removing all the layers in the laundry room, what was the subfloor?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
While that 1/4 round is meant to be installed...

While that 1/4 round is meant to be installed with one leg on the wall and one leg up against the side of the tile, you could install it flat if you like that look.

As far as the greenboard being...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-19-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It doesn't directly. But I was wondering the same...

It doesn't directly. But I was wondering the same question he asked. I can't speak for Christopher, but we are both pros and know that most floors can be installed with an angle grinder and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Nice work. Thanks for coming back to share the...

Nice work. Thanks for coming back to share the pics. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,295
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Quite a transformation. Good job, Phil. :nod:

Quite a transformation. Good job, Phil. :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 226
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Thanks for the answers and photo. What do you...

Thanks for the answers and photo. What do you have for a subfloor and any other layers?
Forum: The Mud Box 01-18-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Carpet cleaning gurus?

Are there any decent residential carpet cleaning machines out there? Or is that wishful thinking? I’ve only ever used ~$200 machines that don’t survive longer than 5 years of light use l. And after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 226
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Cody. :wave: Entry...

Welcome to the forum, Cody. :wave:

Entry step? Like a 3’x3’ stoop at the exterior front entrance to a house? Or...?

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-18-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Kraul. I agree with the others not to...

Hi, Kraul.

I agree with the others not to try putting a coating of sealer on top of a glazed surface. Like Dan said, a grout cleaner (high alkaline) will break down the sealer. Or you can try...
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