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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-06-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By pilot25
Quartzlock2 Turning Yellow

Hoping to resurrect this thread. I see the original poster didn’t follow up.

I used quartzlock2 on tile about 3 years ago and it’s all turned yellow. The tile is in a bathroom but never been...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,117
Posted By pilot25
That's a fantastic idea. Thanks.

That's a fantastic idea. Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,117
Posted By pilot25
I have 6 holes to drill and I did just one. Not...

I have 6 holes to drill and I did just one. Not the one in the picture but one of the easier ones. Perfect hole and no problems. Took about a half hour. I would drill for about 2 minutes then dip...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,117
Posted By pilot25
Thanks, I have the correct bit and will give it a...

Thanks, I have the correct bit and will give it a go tomorrow.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,117
Posted By pilot25
Here is a picture of the pencil mark after...

Here is a picture of the pencil mark after removing the channel. Do you still think it could work? Do I have a choice?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,117
Posted By pilot25
Shower door channel pre-drilled hole question? (WITH PICTURE!)

I have the channels of a shower door up to drill holes into porcelain tile. Unfortunately, the one middle pre-drilled hole is right on the edge of the tile and grout. See picture...

What is the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 52,404
Posted By pilot25
anyone order kerdi board from tile-experts or...

anyone order kerdi board from tile-experts or another site?

I'm about to start bathroom 3 and am never doing kerdi over drywall again. Worst part of my last 2 bathrooms for me.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By pilot25
So I woke up this morning and checked out the...

So I woke up this morning and checked out the grout and all was well.

I guess it was just drying and I panicked. Thumbs up for Mapei Keracolor-U
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,168
Posted By pilot25
Deleted........

Deleted........
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By pilot25
Thanks. Could you please be more specific what...

Thanks. Could you please be more specific what "grout refresh" you used? Did you use the Mapei Grout Refresh in the color that was supposed to be the grout?

I see they have Grout Refresh at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-10-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By pilot25
Strange Grout problem?

I have grouted a project unrelated to my others on here.

Small rectangle glass tiles using Mapei Keracolor-U (STRAW)

As the grout dries the color seems to disappear from it. I have followed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
Thanks.... I ended up making my own fence with a...

Thanks.... I ended up making my own fence with a scrap and cutting a 35 degree angle. Then, using that as the fence, I cut the board at 35 degrees and got the 70 degree angle. Its silly but my wife...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
So this isn't a tile question but I'm sure many...

So this isn't a tile question but I'm sure many of you have had this issue.

I am installing baseboards using a dual bevel miter saw. The saw cuts angles up to 45 degrees. I have a wall with a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-26-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,803
Posted By pilot25
thank you very much. Much clearer now

thank you very much. Much clearer now
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-25-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,803
Posted By pilot25
Thanks. So will the 4" backing pad fit a 4.5"...

Thanks. So will the 4" backing pad fit a 4.5" grinder?

Also do you think I will be able to polish a marble edge to a high shine with these pads? Or do I need something else to make that happen....
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-25-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,803
Posted By pilot25
angle grinders / orbital sanders explained??

I'm trying to figure out how to hone a piece of marble with a grinder or orbital sander. The contractors direct store has Alpha assortment kit of sand paper 5" or 4". ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,997
Posted By pilot25
I had the same problem and it was so bad I had to...

I had the same problem and it was so bad I had to lay the floor first and "adjust" the wall tiles to make it all work. It looks okay but not professional.

Do whatever it takes before you move on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
That is an awesome idea. Thank you.

That is an awesome idea. Thank you.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
I was asking about the type of thinset between...

I was asking about the type of thinset between the kerdi and upside down ditra. But you don't recommend the Ditra solution.

I'm kind of at a loss as what to do. What do you do to make the mosaic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
Thanks I will check on that grout. As far...

Thanks I will check on that grout.


As far as using Mosaic glass on the wall with ditra, do you guys use unmodified.

I have Kerdi up and was going to use the Ditra to bring the glass tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
Any pros have experience using Quartzlock 2...

Any pros have experience using Quartzlock 2 grout? Recommendations?

Its much more expensive than traditional grout but if it doesn't require sealing, doesn't fade, and is mold and mildew...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-17-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,774
Posted By pilot25
It worked out great thanks. I'm now ready to...

It worked out great thanks.

I'm now ready to put the glass mosaic tiles onto the wall. I designed it to wrap around the shower horizontally, as you have seen with many showers. This was trouble...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,865
Posted By pilot25
looks like a 4 legged friend was going for the...

looks like a 4 legged friend was going for the drain..
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