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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
HUGE thanks to you all and this forum

Deviating from the norm a bit but I hope you'll excuse me, just wanted to say a massive thank you to every one of you here. Today is my last day at THD, and through my career here I've used this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
gotcha. yeah I think it was wedi board. out of...

gotcha. yeah I think it was wedi board. out of curiousity, in the event that an shower that an installer did for a customer fails . . what usually happens? does an installer come back out to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Blue (Foam?) Shower Pan/Got wet

Greetings! Ive definitely been lurking and finally got another stumper. . Kind of a long shot. . Was wondering if any of you are familiar with a (blue?) foam shower pan that was under what the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-25-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 27,419
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Resurrecting an ancient thread; is this pretty...

Resurrecting an ancient thread; is this pretty common for outdoor installation ? As in if you are doing tile outside in this kind of climate (pacific northwest so similar climate), should you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,507
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Regarding the mastic and glass do not mix, are...

Regarding the mastic and glass do not mix, are you including the glass backsplashes with the papery backings? Those are ok for mastic use right? *gulp*
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,204
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
that's funny, im sitting right across from that...

that's funny, im sitting right across from that tile as I type this! Also, thank you CX. I will make sure to pass that along to customers in the future. As it stands, I don't recommend the custom...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
MEGA, mega helpful, thank you so uch

MEGA, mega helpful, thank you so uch
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,204
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Earlier on you guys suggested dan use customblend...

Earlier on you guys suggested dan use customblend thinset under CBU. When you're doing that, you skip the admix, correct? Just water and thin set?

Also, Dan, out of curiousity what tile did you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
12" & 11 7/8ths tile. Solution?

Curious, if you're doing a tile job (and maybe some of you have run in to this), and you have the misfortune of winding up with 12" tile and 11 7/8ths tile, is there a way to finish a job without...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,496
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Makes sense. Thanks a lot. So I gather its...

Makes sense. Thanks a lot. So I gather its somewhat risky to use run of the mill tile in superhot areas due to failure from any number of installation related devices :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,496
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Wasn't for baking, we get a few customers asking...

Wasn't for baking, we get a few customers asking about that but ours aren't foodsafe. I believe he had some kind of grill with a propane burner under it (?) that he said would get very hot, something...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,496
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Didn't even think to consider the other things...

Didn't even think to consider the other things like grout (and all its different varieties) as well as the thinset. So 600f+ + would be too much on everything else (mortar would soften?) ((Does that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,496
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
How hot can ceramic tile get?

Couldn't find any old threads addressing this which makes me wonder if I just missed it as ide imagine after thousands of posts someone must'v asked. Just curious if you all know the temp range for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,592
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
ive said it before and ill say it again -- best...

ive said it before and ill say it again -- best forum on the internet, ANY TOPIC. and I've been around to verify that one
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
thanks dudes. I will keep that in mind when...

thanks dudes. I will keep that in mind when advising folks out here. I had no idea!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Grout Caulk a wet area no-no?

I was lurking some old threads here in light of a customer who had used polyblend grout caulk at the base of a tub and after 3 days it began to soften again. . I noticed on an old thread someone had...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,792
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
OOPS! lol. I got half the attribution. Sorry,...

OOPS! lol. I got half the attribution. Sorry, that irks me too (quotes without the names of the person who said it). Or maybe it doesn't irk you. . In any case, wouldn't you redguard over the joints...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,792
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Lurking in here, ordinarily when you are painting...

Lurking in here, ordinarily when you are painting redguard are you skipping over the joints or would that be done before painting redguard? (the tape and mortar over the joints). Not to derail this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,182
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
"use lots of water", like, physically pour water...

"use lots of water", like, physically pour water over while you are drilling?

EDIT: hehe, I see the meaning is given right above my post :o
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,215
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
awesome! thanks. that's really good info much...

awesome! thanks. that's really good info much appreciated
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,215
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
So anything grade B or C?

So anything grade B or C?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,215
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
Great stuff here. . Kind of piggybacking on the...

Great stuff here. . Kind of piggybacking on the original posters Q's here, this would be good information for me as typically I dont engage customers on subfloor issues but a common question I get is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,086
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
OOoohhh, okay. That was the sigh of 'yes that...

OOoohhh, okay. That was the sigh of 'yes that makes sense'. I had another question but 6 customers later and now I forgot. :9. In the mean time ill work on proper quoting :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,086
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
"You'll have a much easier time if you thin down...

"You'll have a much easier time if you thin down some Red Guard 1: 4 with water and apply that over the CBU before starting the kerdi."

Late to the party, miss you guys. Am I reading the above...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,380
Posted By HomeDepotAssociate
so then I was right in my suspicion . . I think....

so then I was right in my suspicion . . I think. . is that correct that it will be almost impossible to tear away if a grout release isn't used before applying a urethane grote? when it is needed?
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