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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By bottlefed
Wow, no tile expert here but its for just that...

Wow, no tile expert here but its for just that reason I feel the need to comment.

Although I have only done a handful of showers I would never try to pass of that kind of work as acceptable.
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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-20-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By bottlefed
Thanks for the feedback CX and tool guy, we did a...

Thanks for the feedback CX and tool guy, we did a test by scraping off some caulk at the joint of the floor tile to pan to test the surface at a non conspicuous area and found it non reactive to out...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-20-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By bottlefed
Same day, we have been cleaning the pan every day...

Same day, we have been cleaning the pan every day after the days work is done.

Also looking online most of the adds I see for FIAT pans say they are a "pressed stone" construction. It definitely...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-19-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By bottlefed
Cleaning grout? stains from shower pan

Hello all, helping another contractor retile a shower using some really cheap China made customer supplied 4x12 subway tile and grout.

We are almost done now and have been protecting the pan with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-05-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,127
Posted By bottlefed
Davy, Good point on the top to bottom movement of...

Davy, Good point on the top to bottom movement of the water potentially washing the top layer.

I agree with you on the conventional method, for pans and in general. I have only done three showers...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-04-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,127
Posted By bottlefed
Total amateur tile setter here but scored pretty...

Total amateur tile setter here but scored pretty high in physics (99th percentile) on my SATs LOL.

My guess would be that as long as the powder is all evenly mixed and compacted and water...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By bottlefed
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By bottlefed
I agree with SS3964spd on the screws vs nailer. ...

I agree with SS3964spd on the screws vs nailer.

I am far from a tile expert but do home improvement for a living and while framing nailers are great for production work they can be dangerous,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,986
Posted By bottlefed
If you are talking about the sticky back mesh...

If you are talking about the sticky back mesh type tape, its been my experience that it is a lot more likely to become debonded and float in premixed joint compound than it is with 20 minute or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By bottlefed
Thanks for all the replies. The tiles that...

Thanks for all the replies.

The tiles that had fallen out were an off white color and the rest of the wall was the light gray color....this seems to explain why someone would have replaced the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By bottlefed
Tile size question

Hello all,

Had a call to have 20 tiles replaced that have fallen off a bathroom wall (near the door no water nearby) the tiles that fell are 4 3/8" by 4 3/8" square in a light gray. Looking at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By bottlefed
Thanks all, At least 40% of the paint is...

Thanks all,

At least 40% of the paint is already flaked off the slab and I did not see any cracks.....but as you say when its prepped some may appear.

I have a grinder so I went ahead and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By bottlefed
Hello CX thanks for your reply, The slab...

Hello CX thanks for your reply,

The slab appears to be in good shape for its age, no cracks and pretty flat. I assume its been there for at least 10 yrs. It meets the brick/block wall of the house...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By bottlefed
Redgaurd on concrete slab?

Hello all, long time browser first time poster, I work doing various forms of construction and have done some tile but never any outside work.

I am getting ready to tile a screened in room for a...
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