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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-14-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21,568
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Posted By fulms
First is a custom shower with stone on the...

First is a custom shower with stone on the outside, tile inside. Second is an old 3x5 tub tearout, custom marble shower. Third is 1000sq.ft. living room wood look tile and custom stone fireplace
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-09-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By fulms
Yes it will be used just to set the tiles. ...

Yes it will be used just to set the tiles.
Thank you Sharon!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-05-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By fulms
Permacolor in a shower

Now I'm debating trying the new Permacolor select for this shower install as opposed to Spectralok. My standard has been to use Epoxy in the shower but the tile store has almost got me talked into...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By fulms
I have a bosch gpl5 i think it is, that I like...

I have a bosch gpl5 i think it is, that I like but completely agree with dana I wouldn't trust it for anything to large. Showers ok. When I did a 32'x60' living room I laid it out with strings. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By fulms
Jim, I would have to say it is moisture...

Jim,

I would have to say it is moisture that penetrated the tile as well. That marble is very soft and porous. If you want to alleviate your anxiety I would try sealing that marble tile before...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-02-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By fulms
Ok thanks all and good advice about the part c...

Ok thanks all and good advice about the part c only! I'm sitting here thinking ill have to mix a mini-unit just to see if it will scratch. Never thought to just use part C

Also I have two bags of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By fulms
Kris, I have made a few large walk in...

Kris,

I have made a few large walk in showers with no doors or glass at all. The shower must be 6x6 and the wall on one side is only 3' long. the dividing line is the entrance to the shower. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,892
Posted By fulms
If you really want to treat yourself switch your...

If you really want to treat yourself switch your mat to Laticrete strata mat. There is no make sure you use this mortar here. Modified is good all around use 253 gold because it is gold. On small...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By fulms
Spectralok Pro and glass tile

I'm laying some porcelain tile in my master bathroom and the boss (wife) wants the border inlayed with some glass tile. I wanted to use Laticrete Spectralok Pro grout because I like the epoxy for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By fulms
You could use a pencil trim piece to try and...

You could use a pencil trim piece to try and cover the drywall/tile transition that would be my plan B. The cheapest and easiest way to finish that edge would go get some outside (exposed) drywall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By fulms
Ok thanks for all the replies. I will try the...

Ok thanks for all the replies. I will try the warm water and see if I can get the sticky part to come off. The walls were painted before wallpapered so I may be in luck there. Ill use the 1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By fulms
tile backsplash substrate

I have a small tile backsplash job where the home owner had previously wallpapered the drywall of the backsplash. When I remove the wallpaper only the face of the wallpaper comes off, leaving the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By fulms
Jeff, If i understand everything you are...

Jeff,
If i understand everything you are trying to do correctly...

1.Even though you are laying over an existing concrete slab you would want to pour a shower pan out of deck mud underneath your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By fulms
Cx I did try the search button many times but it...

Cx I did try the search button many times but it seems most people ask questions about carrerra marble, idk must be a popular choice for marble mosiacs. Since im a contractor not a full time tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,387
Posted By fulms
Scott, I just completed a marble shower and...

Scott,
I just completed a marble shower and told the homeowner all of these things before I started to steer them away from marble in the shower but that was the only thing that the wife like so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By fulms
Marble tiling sealing

I have finished the install of a white polished marble tile in the shower and bathroom floor. Im ready to grout and keep getting conflicting information. Should i seal the polished marble before I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By fulms
Jim Thank you for the quick response! I...

Jim

Thank you for the quick response! I believe I may have been over thinking it a little bit in the initial stages but just wanted to get a little feedback from you guys that have done a lot of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By fulms
Marble accent trim help

I am planning out a marble shower and the homeowner wants to use the small half round trim pieces around the 4 sides of the niche. I call them pencil pieces (for lack of a better term) and typically...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 297,084
Posted By fulms
Gueze, Maybe you answered this questions...

Gueze,

Maybe you answered this questions somewhere in this thread however I didn't make it through all 62 pages of it, i don't like to read that much. haha. I do my showers very similar to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,703
Posted By fulms
It seems Tiger mountain covered the drain part...

It seems Tiger mountain covered the drain part pretty well.


So as for the grout/caulking debate:
In my experience its not a good idea to caulk the transition between wall and floor, this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,414
Posted By fulms
Im with Java if you are going to buy the hydro...

Im with Java if you are going to buy the hydro barrier anyway to "seal" your seams. Then you might as well buy a flange style drain and hydroban your entire shower. This will put your waterproofing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By fulms
I have used alot of different tile saws. Two...

I have used alot of different tile saws. Two different mk 770 (the lil red screamer and 101). I can tell you this that 101 has alot of good qualities but the down side to it, I don't believe they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By fulms
Thanks for the reply J...Ok schulter does not...

Thanks for the reply J...Ok schulter does not recommend using an epoxy thinset for bonding their mat to the substrate. Nobleseal TS however can be bonded with anything. I saw another thread that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By fulms
Tile Redi base and Kerdi together

Can I apply kerdi over a tile-redi base with the epoxy thinset from the shower base? The backround of the job, im finishing a shower job that the homeowner already started but realized he couldn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,044
Posted By fulms
Point taking I should have worded that a little...

Point taking I should have worded that a little differently.

I guess i was expressing my dislike for cement board and the process of waterproofing behind it. I don't use it ever since I...
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