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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Redhawk996
Floor Question

Has anybody heard of laying out a tile floor in a "Firehouse Stagger" ? If so, would ya have a pic of it?
Thanks,
Mike in LB
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,783
Posted By Redhawk996
Hey guys..great discussion. But where can I get...

Hey guys..great discussion. But where can I get Schluter products in the Southern California area? Preferrably around Long Beach?

Thanks,
Mike:cool:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-15-2004, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By Redhawk996
I'm not sure if these are real red clay or...

I'm not sure if these are real red clay or quarry..They look like a red clay-like material with veins of quarts running through them. They have a rough-tumbled edge with imperfections on the face ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-14-2004, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By Redhawk996
Hey Davy, Ya, it's a concrete slab over...

Hey Davy,
Ya, it's a concrete slab over cinderblock walls. I'll pick up some VersaBond..is it ok to use the "flex" if thats all they have?
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-14-2004, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By Redhawk996
Question Exterior Tiling Question?

I'm getting ready to tile an outdoor BBQ. The customer purchased red-clay tiles with a natural finish in 6"X6" for the field and 3"X3" for the perimeter. My question is this; can I use the pre-mixed...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By Redhawk996
I ran with a finished curb that was 3" (measured...

I ran with a finished curb that was 3" (measured on the inside). It's approximately 5 3/4" on the outside.I find it hard to believe that it would overflow unless left unattended for quite a while.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-03-2004, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By Redhawk996
Sounds like 3" should work out perty good..thanks...

Sounds like 3" should work out perty good..thanks all

Mike
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-03-2004, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By Redhawk996
Question Finished shower curb heighth..

I'm curious, is a 3" shower curb high enough. I'm talking about when tiled. I can't get a straight answer out of anybody around here in the Long Beach area...:) What is your local code?

Mike
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-01-2004, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,399
Posted By Redhawk996
I'm always on the hunt for a new tool. What...

I'm always on the hunt for a new tool. What exactly is a door jamb saw?

Mike
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-01-2004, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,828
Posted By Redhawk996
Thanks "b":D

Thanks "b":D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-30-2004, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Redhawk996
Thanks guys! (cracks open cooler and hands...

Thanks guys! (cracks open cooler and hands everybody a round of their favorite beverage):shades:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-30-2004, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,828
Posted By Redhawk996
Topping or taping compound.... the stuff you put...

Topping or taping compound.... the stuff you put on the drywall joints after using tape and joint compound. Topper is a heck of alot easier to sand than the joint compound. I'm not sure how thinset...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-29-2004, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,828
Posted By Redhawk996
Thanks guys, I've tiled over existing paint...

Thanks guys,
I've tiled over existing paint before and it seems to be locked on pretty good. I hafta paint a portion of the bathroom wall where the topper covers the drywall joints and there will be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-29-2004, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,828
Posted By Redhawk996
and if not over paint then is it ok to tile over...

and if not over paint then is it ok to tile over topper? Or over sealer?...dumb questions,I know. But I just gotta ask. Walls now are mudded and taped, just wanna know where I stand...:cool:

Mike
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-29-2004, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,828
Posted By Redhawk996
Question Tiling over a painted wall...

Ever done it? Oil based vs. Waterbased?....This is over green board in the bathroom area (not shower..:shades: )

Mike in Long Beach
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-25-2004, 10:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 24,389
Posted By Redhawk996
What company sells the Kerdi system in the...

What company sells the Kerdi system in the southern california area?
Mike
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2004, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Redhawk996
Thanks guys! JC , you're right , not looking...

Thanks guys!
JC , you're right , not looking for a pat, just want to make sure that I'm doing this correctly:D
As for your questions:

Pre-slope with reinforcement? Yes

Use spacers or pea...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2004, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,860
Posted By Redhawk996
I wonder if they have those courses in my area?

I wonder if they have those courses in my area?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2004, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,860
Posted By Redhawk996
I should be ok then. The slab was over 30 days...

I should be ok then. The slab was over 30 days old by the time I got to it to tile. I didn't use a crack isolation membrane tho...How do you in stall that? Would the 30 day wait time apply to a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-19-2004, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,860
Posted By Redhawk996
Question Concrete slab tiling

I hate to look ignorant but, it is ok to tile directly over a new concrete slab, right?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-19-2004, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Redhawk996
Question First float...

Well, here is my first attempt at floating a shower pan. I think it turned out pretty cool, but it took me 4 hours to do:eek: . How long does it take a pro to do something like this? It's a 4' X 3'...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2004, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By Redhawk996
Thanks gang, kurtafs ,this really is my about...

Thanks gang,
kurtafs ,this really is my about 12th job. I do it as a hobby mostly ..:)
Thanks for all of the positive comments! After seeing the work that is put out by the folks on this forum, it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2004, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By Redhawk996
Talking New Member...

I can't believe my luck in finding this forum!

I'm a newbie tiler( about 12 jobs now...) and always have questions about about one thing or another.
already in the short time I've been reading...
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