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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By CSS
Wow my eyes are getting bad this getting old...

Wow my eyes are getting bad this getting old stuff sucks. that must be a real thin glaze. Either way. I learned mastic not good for wet areas the hard way. Was taught to use mastic every wall in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By CSS
As stated by others mastic is no good for wet...

As stated by others mastic is no good for wet areas. Double duty specifically states not for marble installation in its pds.
3. DESCRIPTION
Double Duty™ (TA-122) is a premium ready-to-use...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-03-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,867
Posted By CSS
We use these...

We use these http://www.grip-rite.com/us/en/products/gypsum-products/drywall-shims and an electric planer for the high spots.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,809
Posted By CSS
Im more of a Wedi guy so im not positive but I...

Im more of a Wedi guy so im not positive but I would use the 2" Wedi to frame and build then tile. I believe you can do the same with the 2" Kerdi board
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By CSS
Quoted from an earlier post (Bill...

Quoted from an earlier post (Bill Vincent02-21-2003, 09:21 PM
I think anyone who says to leave a gap in between the plywood sheets, and then fill it with thinset, ought to be havin a talk with the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,059
Posted By CSS
I agree Dave. I rarely eat hotdogs anymore. That...

I agree Dave. I rarely eat hotdogs anymore. That sucks you guys had bad experiences. I have been on A/L since 2006 I have had one F grade in all that time. A similar customer situation. I did reply...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-25-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,059
Posted By CSS
I don't know how much food you need. My average...

I don't know how much food you need. My average contract from A/L is $6500. Most people that don't like A/L either have not used it and don't really know what its about or they don't like the fact...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By CSS
Wow. Drywall not approved for wet areas in Oregon...

Wow. Drywall not approved for wet areas in Oregon we would have to replace that shower. After you get that on seal around it good. Maybe use a rvt silicone will last a lot longer. But if water gets...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,537
Posted By CSS
Just grout it in with your spectralock. The time...

Just grout it in with your spectralock. The time you will save is far greater than the cost of extra grout.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,059
Posted By CSS
What helped me is everything Paul said. And I...

What helped me is everything Paul said. And I know some on here don't like it. But Angie's List. You don't pay to be on A/L. The customer does. This means you aren't paying to do a free estimate for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-22-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,249
Posted By CSS
its not just Californians. We just like to keep...

its not just Californians. We just like to keep our little secret. Secret. Good luck with the search. I would say work for established firm then maybe get license. The first couple years can be hard....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By CSS
Good to catch it now. You need to take it all...

Good to catch it now. You need to take it all down. You can probably wash the premixed off the Kerdi and use it again. As long as you can get it all off. I would complain to the store manager about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,104
Posted By CSS
What type of pan was installed. I prefer epoxy...

What type of pan was installed. I prefer epoxy with pebble floors. A sealer will not stop water absorption into grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By CSS
I live in Portland. My minimum is $750 Just...

I live in Portland. My minimum is $750 Just finished a 14 sqft backsplash for that amount. Tile not included.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By CSS
I guess the difference for me Cx is that the...

I guess the difference for me Cx is that the shower is built to contain water as your wall behind the fridge is not. Nor is the ceiling under your roof. I was just saying that its pretty expensive...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By CSS
Not "20min compound" unless you mean speed set....

Not "20min compound" unless you mean speed set. As mentioned you need to fill with thinset. It is acceptable to go over drywall with kerdi. I am not a fan. I have replaced hundreds of failing...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-03-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,323
Posted By CSS
That's because next year is an election year.

That's because next year is an election year.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-03-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 27,038
Posted By CSS
The numbers on your chart Bodie are about 3 times...

The numbers on your chart Bodie are about 3 times the actual numbers the FBI has listed. Where did you get this info? Those are more like the deaths by automobile stats. According to the FBI and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-03-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By CSS
plug it, fill it, put a couple drops of food...

plug it, fill it, put a couple drops of food color in it. Then wait. If its leaking the food color will leed you to the spot.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,356
Posted By CSS
Any expansion joints? You said a bay door. That...

Any expansion joints? You said a bay door. That would be exposed to sun and wind. Also did the customer wait 30 days to turn on the in floor heating?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 68,394
Posted By CSS
You say your paint is peeling anyway. then even...

You say your paint is peeling anyway. then even if the epoxy would work ( which i'm skeptical) the loose material would still need to be removed. This is the best tool to remove the paint. You still...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-22-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By CSS
The tiles can be removed but not the scratches....

The tiles can be removed but not the scratches. you could try to touch them up but getting a match would be beyond difficult. Thin glazes will scratch easy. Most likely the back of another tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,458
Posted By CSS
Ditra heat is good. Never used Heattech. I like...

Ditra heat is good. Never used Heattech. I like the Suntouch Warm Wire. You don't need the mega meter to test wires ( like with Ditra heat) just a standard volt meter. WarmWire will also work in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By CSS
Clean drain with wire brush. Use adapter kit and...

Clean drain with wire brush. Use adapter kit and dry pack the floor. then your flange height wont be an issue.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By CSS
I set my pan first and grout them to protect the...

I set my pan first and grout them to protect the waterproofing while I do the walls. With a Wedi pan you are supposed to cut a notch in the pan at walls for the wall board to go into.
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