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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-28-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Dun Wright
Here are a couple ideas you could try... ...

Here are a couple ideas you could try...

https://www.amazon.com/Kampel-SeamFil-Almond-Tube/dp/B00IOTW0PC/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=seamfil+kit&qid=1595997804&sr=8-6

We used seamfil on...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-28-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Dun Wright
I know this isn't the "right way" to do it,...

I know this isn't the "right way" to do it, but.....

What if you did a little bit of carving at the existing grout (just to give a better surface to stick to) and then epoxy grouted over it? ...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-28-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Dun Wright
When all else fails, why not acid etch the whole...

When all else fails, why not acid etch the whole floor, then seal with enhancing sealer? Might not look like you wanted, but also may look uniform.

Listen to the marble pro's on here, i'm just...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-27-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Dun Wright
White Spectralock Epoxy grout stains- What chemicals can I use?

Long story short, the last step of our bathroom remodel turned into a mini nightmare.

I caulked a black granite countertop to a white tile wall. Long story short, I didn't like the first caulk...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Dun Wright
Thanks for the reply. I'm not saying you're...

Thanks for the reply.

I'm not saying you're wrong and I've heard similar claims from experienced framers, but can you explain how adding blocking DOES NOT help with deflection?

Both in theory...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Dun Wright
Oops! Yes, same project. Sorry about that, can...

Oops! Yes, same project. Sorry about that, can you merge if that would follow the rules? Thanks

I decided to try all of this first in hopes of avoiding a mid span support, as that would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Dun Wright
Deflection test? Situation too funky to calculate on JP calculator

Working on a kitchen floor which had 12x12 natural stone tiles on top of 1/2" hardibacker which was over 3/4" x 6" diagonally ran plank subfloor which was on top of 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 floor joists from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dun Wright
latasil purchased! Thanks!

latasil purchased! Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dun Wright
Excuse my ignorance... Is there key or chart...

Excuse my ignorance... Is there key or chart that helps you color match their silicone caulks to Laticrete grout colors or do you just have to find a local seller and see what looks closest?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-26-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dun Wright
Thanks guys! I actually like the sanded look...

Thanks guys! I actually like the sanded look with subway. It looks more "authentic" to me but its just preference.

One more question!

Should I use Latisil Silicone in the corners and at tub...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dun Wright
Thanks! That makes sense. What about where...

Thanks! That makes sense.

What about where the shower niche inside parts? Would you also just grout where the sides meet the back and where the sides meet the top and bottom of the niche?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dun Wright
Tool guy- Yes, it is the gloss white American...

Tool guy- Yes, it is the gloss white American Olean 3x6 subway tiles. They appear ceramic. I really want to use an epoxy grout and have read great things about Spectralock Pro. Spectralock pro...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dun Wright
Carbidetooth- Thanks for the reply! re: 1-...

Carbidetooth- Thanks for the reply!

re: 1- Sorry for the bad description. I'm wondering what to do (epoxy grout or caulk) at the outside shower niche corners and the outside window corners. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-25-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dun Wright
Qs for pros- spectralock vs grout bullnose, how to transition wood to this tile

Hey guys! Few questions for the pros

1. I am using spectralock pro epoxy grout on a 3x6 subway tile shower surround, over hardibacker/Redguard. I know some people even use spectralock in corners...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Dun Wright
SO MUCH good info, thanks guys! Great...

SO MUCH good info, thanks guys!

Great suggestions on blocking before cutting and to level before re-surfacing. Way easier to do at this point!


Advantech flooring and flexbond it is! ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Dun Wright
Awesome! Thanks to you, this project is...

Awesome! Thanks to you, this project is starting!

Is the "strength axis" of plywood usually the long direction? IE: The long edge of plywood would run perpendicular to the floor joists?

Any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Dun Wright
WOW. Fantastic, knowledge filled reply. More...

WOW. Fantastic, knowledge filled reply. More than I expected or could ask for, THANK YOU KIND SIR!

If I'm understanding correctly, it sounds like adding 5/8" over the diagonal, non T&G "might"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Dun Wright
Subfloor- old planks vs new ply? What type of ply?

Hi guys,

This house is from the 1950s and has plank subfloor with about 3/16-1/4" between the planks...ie: not T&G. Looks to be about 3/4" thick by 6-8" widths, run diagonally.

Is modern...
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