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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 517,892
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Ode, :) We have never updated the book,...

Hi Ode, :)

We have never updated the book, but it's still very useful. The two main things that have been added are Kerdi-board and the foam floors. The Kerdi process is still the same.
Forum: The Mud Box 07-10-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
Actually, Luke, we are in the process of...

Actually, Luke, we are in the process of upgrading our software ourselves with a mobile presence in mind. We're working on a few bugs. I do not want to leave any of the content behind. We have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Waleed, :). It looks good to me. The foam...

Hi Waleed, :).

It looks good to me. The foam floor must be absolutely level, though. There is not much slope to the drain. Check your subfloor for level.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Bobby, :) Just my opinion: I would use a...

Hi Bobby, :)

Just my opinion: I would use a border at the bottom and a surface bullnose at the top if you can find matching pieces.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-09-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By John Bridge
I'm sorry, Jeremy, but the liner must go up the...

I'm sorry, Jeremy, but the liner must go up the inside, over the top all the way to the outside edge. The front of the curb is not important and doesn't need waterproofing. You system places the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By John Bridge
Hi HZ; :) Does your state require licensing...

Hi HZ; :)
Does your state require licensing for contractors? If so you can contact the registrar for contractors. They will take action whether your guy is licensed or not.

I agree with the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-08-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Jeremy, :) If I understand you correctly...

Hi Jeremy, :)

If I understand you correctly I wouldn't recommend your system. Seems you've got a liner on the bottom, then another waterproof membrane on top of the mud, creating a wonderful trap...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-08-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
Not much of a show. Many of the big name...

Not much of a show. Many of the big name companies are absent, attendance is super low; you can actually walk through the aisles without people bumping into you. ;)

Since they are only using half...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-07-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
Attended the Tile Money get-together last evening...

Attended the Tile Money get-together last evening and had a really great time. Met lots of people and ran my mouth a bit. Luke is off and running. He's going to be the next big name in the tile...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-06-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By John Bridge
I've used quite a few Fernco connectors in my...

I've used quite a few Fernco connectors in my long years of plumbing and tile setting, but that was back in the days before almost everything we use was made in China. I won't be surprised if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
Hey Lou, :) Looks like a small (seeping)...

Hey Lou, :)

Looks like a small (seeping) leak. No plumbing anywhere near? Can it be coming from the room above?
Forum: The Mud Box 07-06-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
Not many attendees gauging from the interest in...

Not many attendees gauging from the interest in this thread. ;)

We'll be registering today and attending the Tile Money get-together this evening. Looking forward to it. Haven't heard of any other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 517,892
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Jim, :) A while back we moved our...

Hi Jim, :)

A while back we moved our operation to a cloud. I'll have Dave M., our admin, take a look.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-05-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Dave, :) You might try scrubbing with a...

Hi Dave, :)

You might try scrubbing with a neutral tile cleaner -- nothing with acid in it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By John Bridge
I would only emphasize that the old PEI rating...

I would only emphasize that the old PEI rating only pertained to glazed tile. Most modern porcelains are "through-body," no glaze. And most porcelain tiles are super hard and durable. I've installed...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-04-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By John Bridge
I'll bump you up here. I'm not much of a self...

I'll bump you up here. I'm not much of a self leveling pro. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 07-04-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By John Bridge
Except, I think, that the back of the shelf would...

Except, I think, that the back of the shelf would sag more than the front. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 07-04-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
I'm in the La Quinta-Convention Center in...

I'm in the La Quinta-Convention Center in Orlando. I discovered this morning they don't come in each day to clean the room and change the towels "due to Covid." I have duly dressed down the manager,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By John Bridge
Hi TR, :) The Schluter approved way would be...

Hi TR, :)

The Schluter approved way would be to patch it with another layer of Kerdi or Kerdi Band. 2 in. overlap all the way around. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-01-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Jack, :) Curious. Do you need to cover...

Hi Jack, :)

Curious. Do you need to cover the entire floor or just the low spots?
Forum: The Mud Box 07-01-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
We'll be there, Luke. Bringing Frank and Fredia...

We'll be there, Luke. Bringing Frank and Fredia Black (MudMaker) along if it's okay. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 06-30-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By John Bridge
Coverings 2021

Janie and I will be leaving Friday for Orlando. It'll be only a 3-day show this year. For the first time in years there won't be any John Bridge furniture in the Russo Trading booth, nor will there...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-26-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Scott, :) The cold joint must be honored....

Hi Scott, :)

The cold joint must be honored. Arrange a joint in your veneer right over it and fill it with something that will expand and contract.

Laticrete makes a group of products...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By John Bridge
Might want to fur out the other end wall and...

Might want to fur out the other end wall and leave the plumbing alone. :)

But if you set the tub dead in the middle of the space you'd have 3/8 on each end. That could be handled by the thickness...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By John Bridge
Hi Tim, :) I go along with Davy. I think...

Hi Tim, :)

I go along with Davy. I think you'll have to cut the flooring flush with the cabinet side. Use either a multi-tool with saw attachment or a toe space saw. The toe space saw is a little...
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