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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By jerrymlr1
I noticed. Dry cut inside no less with no lung...

I noticed. Dry cut inside no less with no lung protection or safety glasses. Looks like agglomerate tile and I've heard the adhesives used in those can be pretty nasty.

As for ear plugs, I have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jerrymlr1
Me too. Me neither. If I were installing...

Me too. Me neither.

If I were installing larger format tile I would buy one. It would pay for itself inna day if it was nearly as good as it looks on the video.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jerrymlr1
I haven't set large format tile or stone in...

I haven't set large format tile or stone in years. When I did I had a wet "fat" mortar bed. Sometimes not so wet but what this guy is setting on looks awful dry to me and I don't consider that wet...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By jerrymlr1
That's pretty much as far as I would compliment...

That's pretty much as far as I would compliment the guy's skills, other than he has a good eye. That in itself is worth complimenting. However the way he taps the buttered tile into dry walls and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By jerrymlr1
What is on the face of the spillway really...

What is on the face of the spillway really shouldn't matter. Kinda. The water migration is causing all the efflorescence. Whether it's coming thru the shell or just falling back to the wall from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-02-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By jerrymlr1
Pictures? What does the surface look like? I use...

Pictures? What does the surface look like? I use sand and portland cement and bond it with a portland slurry. I use Anti-Hydro in the mortar and slurry.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By jerrymlr1
Since it is drying out it would be water...

Since it is drying out it would be water migration of some sort. My guess would be that the marble has voids in the thiset behindthe tile where the water moves thru and ends up dropping to areas...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By jerrymlr1
Hi Paul. Do you have any pictures of the area? Do...

Hi Paul. Do you have any pictures of the area? Do you know what grout was originally used and is now eroding? I ask because generally speaking cementious grout shouldn't erode away. I've seen it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-28-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By jerrymlr1
I've used the 7" blade that HD sells and it works...

I've used the 7" blade that HD sells and it works good. I dress it with a cinder block every now and then. I've heard good things about the Montolit blade which comes in a 10". I cut them one at a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By jerrymlr1
I'm just not a fan of epoxy. I've seen it erode...

I'm just not a fan of epoxy. I've seen it erode in pools in a relatively short span of time. It's color doesn't hold up in a lot of applications in my experience. I just don't see the benefit for it,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By jerrymlr1
I'm with you 100% Robert. Caulk sux. I would...

I'm with you 100% Robert. Caulk sux. I would grout it. I've not once use caulk in that particular area. I've never used it on wall corners either as far as that goes. And you're right, that is a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-13-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By jerrymlr1
Hey LL. Aquamix has a grout colorant that works...

Hey LL. Aquamix has a grout colorant that works real well. Fairly easy to apply. I used it on the inside and outside of a commercial building years ago. Probably around 5000 sq ft. The grout looked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,338
Posted By jerrymlr1
What is it that you don't like about what you...

What is it that you don't like about what you have now?. If it were me I would build out the walls on both sides, and probably top, and raise the shelf to be even with the window bottom. I would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-06-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By jerrymlr1
How set are you on the height of the benchtop?...

How set are you on the height of the benchtop? You could add another piece of Durock on top with thinset, using more thinset in back to do the slope. Not by the book but it would work. You could even...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By jerrymlr1
Is the tile on the inside also? The substrate...

Is the tile on the inside also? The substrate needs to be waterproofed to stop water migration thru the shell.
The 254 will work for thinset, but big I'm not a fan of it because of the way it goes...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-03-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,774
Views: 1,655,310
Posted By jerrymlr1
There is a little history to it Jim. My guess is...

There is a little history to it Jim. My guess is that it started after a few drinks in a bar somewhere irrelevant, but greatly significant, as you have now revealed....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,616
Posted By jerrymlr1
No. Get some portland cement and do it properly....

No. Get some portland cement and do it properly. Use the Custom Blend for:

A)Boat anchor
B)Something to weigh down a bag of styrofoam that you're throwing away. It will help to keep the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21,824
Views: 4,797,125
Posted By jerrymlr1
Thanks Jeff. The admiration is mutual. If I see a...

Thanks Jeff. The admiration is mutual. If I see a swirly mark on one my tiles it's a 5 minute replacement. I read your thread on replacing the 2x4 sheet.... ugggghhh. I couldn't imagine. I would have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21,824
Views: 4,797,125
Posted By jerrymlr1
On the way to another all tiled pool.

On the way to another all tiled pool.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By jerrymlr1
Those of us in the know like CX and Bubba know...

Those of us in the know like CX and Bubba know that you can pretty much drill anywhere you want if your substrate is solid. CX raises the point that you can't "float" the installation with thinset....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-26-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By jerrymlr1
Chris has is nailed. How can you not use a bucket...

Chris has is nailed. How can you not use a bucket covered in hard mortar to load up on tools? Looks like a grinder scar at 3 o'clock. Nice touch. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By jerrymlr1
Hello Dwight. I'm assuming the large tile will be...

Hello Dwight. I'm assuming the large tile will be submerged? Mapei Grani Rapid is a fast setting modified mortar that would work well, if you can get it. If not, any modified thinset would work, but...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-13-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By jerrymlr1
19 sq ft @ 3/8"comes to mind. Half that at 3/4"....

19 sq ft @ 3/8"comes to mind. Half that at 3/4". The specs are sometimes on the back of the bag.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By jerrymlr1
I'll bet! Nice work! :) Talavera tiles can be...

I'll bet! Nice work! :)
Talavera tiles can be fun
Forum: The Mud Box 08-27-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5,580
Views: 506,309
Posted By jerrymlr1
Howd ya make out Laz?

Howd ya make out Laz?
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