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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By cx
And I would have the opposite opinion; I would...

And I would have the opposite opinion; I would think the epoxy a safer option in a traditional shower with a moisture containment membrane behind the wallboard. I would not recommend it for a shower...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Today, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By cx
Welcome, June. :) Without knowing exactly...

Welcome, June. :)

Without knowing exactly what "sandblasted stone" you might have, it's difficult to speak with any authority, especially since I don't know exactly what "steam mop" from Shark you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 103
Posted By cx
You could do that so long as you use a properly...

You could do that so long as you use a properly installed moisture barrier behind the CBU wallboard.

But, again, why not just use a cementitious grout if you choose to use a direct bonded...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 103
Posted By cx
Yes, the epoxy grout itself is waterproof. The...

Yes, the epoxy grout itself is waterproof. The installation of the grout, not so much. Any moisture that gets behind the grout (there will be some) will have approximately zero opportunity to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 103
Posted By cx
Don, mold doesn't actually grow on the grout at...

Don, mold doesn't actually grow on the grout at all, it grows on whatever organic food source material it finds on the grout if the temperature and humidity are suitable for such growth. As Davy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Tony. :) Is Kentucky your new...

Welcome back, Tony. :)

Is Kentucky your new location or the old one?

Photos would certainly be helpful here, but if I understand the layout I would recommend you move the receptor (what is this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,683
Posted By cx
Jon, the voice in post #28 is one I'd be inclined...

Jon, the voice in post #28 is one I'd be inclined to listen to on this matter, even if he is a Yankee now. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By cx
Ben, if you can get a number from that bearing, I...

Ben, if you can get a number from that bearing, I think you'll easily find a replacement online. If no visible number, accurate size measurements might be enough.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By cx
If those MAPEI products are easily available to...

If those MAPEI products are easily available to you, that's what I would use. The FA in the grout stands for fine aggregate and will work quite well in tight grout joints.

My opinion; worth price...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,683
Posted By cx
It's the measured difference between the tiles of...

It's the measured difference between the tiles of the same advertised size, Jon. You need to stand several tiles on edge, face to back, and lay a straight edge across the top edges to judge the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By cx
Ity, it's my understanding that the Eco Prim Grip...

Ity, it's my understanding that the Eco Prim Grip is to aid in bonding to difficult surfaces. Don't know why you'd need it for properly prepared concrete, but I suppose you could use it there if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jonathan. :) If you don't put that...

Welcome, Jonathan. :)

If you don't put that geographic location into your User Profile the information will be lost before we leave this page and it's frequently helpful in answering some types of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By cx
Welcome, Ity. :) I'm not seeing the photo in...

Welcome, Ity. :)

I'm not seeing the photo in your post. You want to use the paper-clip icon above the Reply dialog box to attach photos from storage on your computer.

I think I understand your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By cx
"My area" would be more meaningful if you'd add a...

"My area" would be more meaningful if you'd add a geographic location to your User Profile, Tom.

Depends upon where you shop. Homer carries USG (the former USG) products, including the Easy Sand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By cx
Jay, while you're correct about the advertised...

Jay, while you're correct about the advertised grout joint width allowance for that Fusion Pro, I strongly suggest you make up a test board with Lou's comments in mind before you commit to the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By cx
Nothing that exotic (or expensive) required. A...

Nothing that exotic (or expensive) required. A good PVA paint primer is often recommended. You can get such in Kilz brand at your local home center.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 856
Posted By cx
First recommendation would be for you to call up...

First recommendation would be for you to call up our Advanced Search feature and type in marble shower. Read at least a few of threads about the problems with that material in a shower before making...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By cx
Some of us will need a little help with that,...

Some of us will need a little help with that, Tyler. Thought we were dealing with tile over a wood framed floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By cx
First, determine what you have for subflooring. ...

First, determine what you have for subflooring. The subflooring is usually more critical than the joist structure when it comes to a ceramic tile installation.

If your house was built within a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By cx
If you don't put the location into your User...

If you don't put the location into your User Profile, the information will be lost before we leave this page.

Don't know what the stamp represents. It is not a grade stamp.

That deflection...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By cx
Tyler, a geographic location in your User Profile...

Tyler, a geographic location in your User Profile will be helpful in responding to some of these issues.

We don't want to guess at the subflooring. Two sheets of nominal half-inch plywood is not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By cx
Advertised as the world's friendliest tile advice...

Advertised as the world's friendliest tile advice forum, Dustin, and we do try to live up to that. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By cx
This the result of the flood damage for which you...

This the result of the flood damage for which you have a thread, Ron?

No way to know about your cracks 'till you see them. If you have cracks, It's very important to determine if there any height...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By cx
Should be fine, Dustin. My opinion; worth...

Should be fine, Dustin.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By cx
Welcome, Tom. :) You're certainly gonna want...

Welcome, Tom. :)

You're certainly gonna want to remove any loose plaster before you do anything else. For the patching and flattening for a kitchen backsplash, you could use some setting-type...
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