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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By Elkski
don't try to preplan to much. I am happy with...

don't try to preplan to much. I am happy with my curbless. my framed shower door did create a 1.5" dam if you will. my drain has no issues with 4 heads on at the same time.. possible 10 GPM I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-05-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,842
Posted By Elkski
it looks like the thinset was to set up to much...

it looks like the thinset was to set up to much and he tried to stretch it and when they didn't stick he used kerdi fix. probably plenty of kerdi fix supplied by boss man?

I wonder if he had to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,842
Posted By Elkski
I will send you 4 vycor corners if you wish.Just...

I will send you 4 vycor corners if you wish.Just ran across them while cleaning out the shed in this 55 f heat wave. . they are sold in like a 20 pack or something if I recall. I had like 12 windows...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,842
Posted By Elkski
a depressing thread to follow. That window is a...

a depressing thread to follow. That window is a travesty. if you knew of the detail I put into my windows on my weather side of my house you would be amazed. I think flange less widows should be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By Elkski
how can this happen?

it must have been a newish hourly worker who did the work.
I say your whole shower job should be in question. This issue is nothing compared to what a poor water proofing membrane leak issue will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 13,174
Posted By Elkski
well I finally installed the shower door and then...

well I finally installed the shower door and then tested out the shower. I ended up going with a framed door so it is very steam tight. I was able to buy just the door and picked it up and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,060
Posted By Elkski
is that tile cutter cutting straight enough...

is that tile cutter cutting straight enough lines.... that sure would speed things up over a trip to the saw and back.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By Elkski
I'm no pro but I think some new blades need to...

I'm no pro but I think some new blades need to have the tall diamonds worn down and I think it takes scores of feet of tile cuts. Maybe cut a brick like some claim for dressing blades. If one...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Elkski
the kitchen command center is the sink... make...

the kitchen command center is the sink... make that look pleasing and take the rest as it comes.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Elkski
i know quarry tiles are supposed to be non...

i know quarry tiles are supposed to be non permeable but do you think they had some sort of drain system in the sand?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Elkski
Did you take pictures of the cheese did you get a...

Did you take pictures of the cheese did you get a sample
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Elkski
That's an sure has some big black stones in it...

That's an sure has some big black stones in it not very well screened sand it looks like. I would think a cheese factory would be hard use, lots of water washing the floor, chemicals,heavy traffic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Elkski
Just tell people you did your level best but the...

Just tell people you did your level best but the window installer sucked
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,739
Posted By Elkski
I like that Peter.

I like that Peter.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Elkski
There's always more to these stories. I wake up...

There's always more to these stories. I wake up this morning and I think about your dilemma and I feel a little sickness in my tummy for you. It is so sad that we have this type of work being done in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Elkski
Seems like many mistakes. No way to seal that...

Seems like many mistakes. No way to seal that curb to wall after tile is on the wall like that pic. And the bench is s leaker
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Elkski
Very nice tile work Davy

Very nice tile work Davy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,060
Posted By Elkski
Do you reckon the tar paper was to prevent...

Do you reckon the tar paper was to prevent squeaks?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,739
Posted By Elkski
that white stuff on the kerdi is just the fuzz...

that white stuff on the kerdi is just the fuzz layer so thinset bonds better the water proof layer is in the orange layer... IMHO anyway... so dont worry at all about this.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By Elkski
Pick larger floor tiles?? That would be weird...

Pick larger floor tiles??
That would be weird to not be able to do any plumbing in your own house. Not even say installing a new faucet or sink with drain and plumbing? I have admitted that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-30-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,141
Posted By Elkski
there is actually a area on the control wall...

there is actually a area on the control wall specified in the ADA rules. to me it seemed to be to small of an area for having a temp control and a diverted and 2 volume control valves. i think a ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By Elkski
refinish those hardwoods?

refinish those hardwoods?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Elkski
Joe, don't be so hard on yourself. This flatness...

Joe, don't be so hard on yourself. This flatness thing takes a lesson like yours to really appreciate. We all bend tiles on the floor and walls like you did. Just take time on the wall painting and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Elkski
yes must back butter. then your coverage will be...

yes must back butter. then your coverage will be 90%+
I like to mix up 12#, 17# and 25# batches. yes I weigh in a bucket with my scale on the ladder. for small tiles withe lots of grout lines...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Elkski
If I ever have another concrete slab poured. I'm...

If I ever have another concrete slab poured. I'm going to have it written in the contract about some kind of off level monetary penalty and I'm going to hold half the payment back until the cement...
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