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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By cx
Sam, if you'll go to the Advanced Search feature...

Sam, if you'll go to the Advanced Search feature and type in the words marble shower, you'll find a good bit of discussion that may help you make some decisions there. Not about the RedGard, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 275
Posted By cx
Don't know just what we're looking at there, Jay....

Don't know just what we're looking at there, Jay. Is that a pipe sticking up there or a coupling or other fitting?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Sam. :) I think the tile store...

Welcome back, Sam. :)

I think the tile store has it just about backwards, but the only way to ensure that the white marble doesn't change color or suffer other ailments that happen with that kind...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By cx
Robbie, it'll help if you'll keep all your...

Robbie, it'll help if you'll keep all your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By cx
Is George still there, Trask? Many years since...

Is George still there, Trask? Many years since I've called those folks.

I'd second the vote for the StoneTech Professional products, Andy, except I don't honestly know if they're actually still...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By cx
Not sure I fully understand and it may just be a...

Not sure I fully understand and it may just be a semantic problem, Brian, but there is only one horizontal jamb section to that window and that would be the head jamb. And that'll be the least...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 02:49 PM
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Posted By cx
Trask! Glad you posted a photo of what a dead...

Trask! Glad you posted a photo of what a dead person looks like so's we'd know. You're allowed to visit more than once every six months, ya know. :)

Why ever would a person need such a suit? ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Peter. :) Lotta subfloor...

Welcome back, Peter. :)

Lotta subfloor questions been answered here before, but not yours, so I suppose it would be considered new.

The "stuff" you have laying around, very specifically, what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mark. :) If the tile on the curb is...

Welcome, Mark. :)

If the tile on the curb is indicative of the rest of the tile work in the shower, please don't show us any more. :D

Since you'll not actually be able to properly correct...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By cx
Clearly, the only thing I'm capable of doing...

Clearly, the only thing I'm capable of doing effectively at 05:34 is sleeping and perhaps you should give that a try, Kevin. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By cx
Welcome, Stan. :) Says he's in a basement,...

Welcome, Stan. :)

Says he's in a basement, Kevin, so I'd expect it to be a concrete slab, eh? And if so:

These cracks you have are flush from side to side? As is absolutely no height...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By cx
Brian, it'll help if you'll keep your project...

Brian, it'll help if you'll keep your project questions on one thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By cx
Kevin, for clarity, "thinset" is a method of...

Kevin, for clarity, "thinset" is a method of installing ceramic and stone tile, it is not a product. Thinset mortar is a product, usually cement based, used for bonding tiles in the thinset method. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,013
Posted By cx
'Fraid I'm not understanding that, Karen. If you...

'Fraid I'm not understanding that, Karen. If you actually mean slippage, there are ways to prevent that and it's always a consideration on vertical installations. If, instead, that's a typo and you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,210
Posted By cx
Thought you might be going awfully slow there,...

Thought you might be going awfully slow there, Alex. :D

With your approval I'll leave them combined since I referred to the MAPEI reps post previously, or I can separate them again. Although...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,013
Posted By cx
Lippage depends upon the flatness of the...

Lippage depends upon the flatness of the substrate, the flatness of the tile, the layout of the tiles, and the ability of the installer, Karen. There can be a lot or there can be none, depending...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,210
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Alex. :) I've combined you...

Welcome back, Alex. :)

I've combined you with your original thread on the project so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered.

A good quality...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,013
Posted By cx
Some discussion about the tile size definition...

Some discussion about the tile size definition and offset requirement back on page 4, Karen.

Lippage is lippage regardless where the tiles are being set with the noted exception of shower floors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,588
Posted By cx
Jeff, the tile industry standards call for a...

Jeff, the tile industry standards call for a flexible sealant (and in your case for sure a backer rod) in those joints. That there are those of us out here who have grouted lots of them should not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By cx
While Innovis does indicate you can install the...

While Innovis does indicate you can install the Better Bench after the walls are tiled, I wouldn't do it. You may, of course, but I'd recommend you tell Mrs. Ryan that ship has sailed and maybe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By cx
This for the shower you were working on a couple...

This for the shower you were working on a couple months ago, Ryan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,158
Posted By cx
I would not use any kind of sealer on any part of...

I would not use any kind of sealer on any part of that installation, Chris.

If you visit the Niches section of our Alumni Album forum...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 338
Posted By cx
You want the striking tool to be larger than the...

You want the striking tool to be larger than the grout joint width, Mike. The object is not to go down into the joint, but to force the grout with greater pressure and give it a very slight concave...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 847
Posted By cx
Dave, Custom Building Products makes a Glass...

Dave, Custom Building Products makes a Glass Tile Premium Thinset Mortar, which would be sold by Home Depot, but I don't know if it would be stocked at your local Homer's. Can't vouch for it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 129
Posted By cx
Tough to keep up with the manufacturers' online...

Tough to keep up with the manufacturers' online instructions sometimes, Goldstein. :)

See post 3, Paul.
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