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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By speed51133
"They" may tell you it is a fissure. Fissures can...

"They" may tell you it is a fissure. Fissures can happen and are a natural occurrence. BUT, this type of granite would NOT have a fissure that looks like that.

I think that video was your slab! At...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By speed51133
crack. does your fingernail catch it?

crack. does your fingernail catch it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By speed51133
I regret my flat pebble floor. I went with white...

I regret my flat pebble floor. I went with white grout and after a pristine cleaning, it is already getting yellow in a few showers.

The installer (back before I dabbled in tile) managed to make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By speed51133
Schluter is one....

Schluter is one. https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/Shower-System/Drains/Schluter%C2%AE-KERDI-DRAIN/p/KD4GRKECS

note, this is for use with their Kerdi shower tray (pre-sloped foam tray)....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-19-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By speed51133
so i take it no interest in dewalt??? I think...

so i take it no interest in dewalt??? I think this one is awesome...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By speed51133
tile the floor but leave the expansion joints...

tile the floor but leave the expansion joints tile and grout free. You then use an insert expansion joint like the one below. this makes it functional yet aesthetically pleasing. You could also use...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By speed51133
any interest in a dewalt one or stanley?

any interest in a dewalt one or stanley?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By speed51133
I have used lexel for escutcheon plates. I like...

I have used lexel for escutcheon plates. I like it because it is so clear. I ha e had to remove the plates and then use silicone as it was handy. I had no issues. But I did scrape it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-15-2021, 06:23 PM
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Posted By speed51133
Can you make your own dry stack panel and mount...

Can you make your own dry stack panel and mount it to the wall??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-14-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By speed51133
I would use an oscillating tool with a grout...

I would use an oscillating tool with a grout removal bit. It is coated with diamond. I would buzz out the mortar under each tile about half inch. Trim a schluter jolly's mortar flange to half inch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By speed51133
I've seen MANY pools in Europe and South America...

I've seen MANY pools in Europe and South America tiled 100%. They usually use mosaics that are tiny, like less than .5in x .5.

These are also not Olympic sized pools. Labor can be dirt cheap in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By speed51133
you sure you entered in the correct "span"? Span...

you sure you entered in the correct "span"? Span is not the room size. It is determined by going to the floor UNDER the room and seeing how long the ceiling joists are down there before they hit a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-09-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By speed51133
only with a handshake, you have no evidence of...

only with a handshake, you have no evidence of what was agreed to. People "forget" when push comes to shove.

A contract memorializes the agreement for later evidence. Plus, you can agree to how...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By speed51133
is that porcelain? Can't you get a pottery...

is that porcelain?

Can't you get a pottery person to match a glaze color mix and fire a few custom tiles?

https://www.imaginetile.com/page/1/custom-tile-process
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-09-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By speed51133
Enter attorney :deadhorse Only take one time...

Enter attorney :deadhorse

Only take one time to make the standard contract for your business
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-09-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By speed51133
why does thinset depth matter when removing half...

why does thinset depth matter when removing half the grout depth?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By speed51133
I just saw Isac's video last night. I tell you,...

I just saw Isac's video last night. I tell you, after seeing that it is hard for me to buy Kerdi board. 3 reasons, the stiffness, not needing washers, and the way the joints are waterproofed. The...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-07-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By speed51133
Please elaborate, the information I provided...

Please elaborate, the information I provided above list exactly how a judge is going to determine whether you are a subcontractor or an employee. without an attorney you wouldn't know that and you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-06-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By speed51133
Actually, I do have first hand experience. I am...

Actually, I do have first hand experience. I am an attorney. And if you get sued and represent yourself, please record it. It would make an excellent gag reel. Real court isn't judge judy where you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-04-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,189
Views: 845,745
Posted By speed51133
That's just 4in x 4in according to the...

That's just 4in x 4in according to the description:scratch:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-04-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By speed51133
OK, I agree a settlement out of court is the...

OK, I agree a settlement out of court is the best, BUT that settlement needs to be contractual. You are best off using an attorney for that to be sure it is final and legally binding. Other than...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By speed51133
Thanks for explaining. I agree, I do not...

Thanks for explaining. I agree, I do not understand why it makes any difference if you pre-pack the waffles and let them cure as opposed to at once. Maybe at once there is the possibility of not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-04-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By speed51133
:scratch::blah: That is an exceptionally...

:scratch::blah:

That is an exceptionally uninformed and highly anecdotal/subjective comment...

UNESS you know the ins and outs of the law and can DIY a contracted, out of court settlement, a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By speed51133
Not to argue CX (well a little bit but politely)...

Not to argue CX (well a little bit but politely) but you always advocate for using Versabond with ditra/kerdi despite it being directly against Schluter's recommendations.

Is there a particular...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By speed51133
she uses the yard

she uses the yard
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