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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-18-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,378
Posted By Todds
Hey John, I had also been conversing with...

Hey John,

I had also been conversing with Stu Rosen as well. especially since I had been using his MB-3 Soap Scum remover and making no progress. I am in NJ and Stu came by last week as well. At...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-11-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,378
Posted By Todds
Shower Neglect - Help

SORRY, THIS WILL BE A LONG ONE.

While I posted a thread in the advice forum in regard to silicone caulk for my other bathroom, I was now ripping out caulk in this bathroom when I realized how bad...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
I got my caulk and read to roll. Sort of. I am...

I got my caulk and read to roll. Sort of. I am contemplating using the taping method. I also got the Color-rite Spray for the Silicone Caulk. My guess is that this is either a denatured alcohol spray...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
Since I see that you want to be perfect with the...

Since I see that you want to be perfect with the silicone, to prevent smearing on tile, this begs an application question.

My gap is approx 3/16" maybe 1/4 but more like 3/16. Now what I have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
Figured i'd post a pic. Old caulk was...

Figured i'd post a pic.

Old caulk was removed about 3 weeks ago. Walls were done with Kerri which was adhered to the tub lip. Was concerned about getting acrylic tub top and tile bottom cleaned...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
What about cleaning and prep prior to re...

What about cleaning and prep prior to re caulking? Figure for good adhesion to 6 year old acrylic tub, tile and grout. What is recommended method?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
Thanks Houston. But would you stick with...

Thanks Houston.

But would you stick with their sanded caulk with sanded ground and unsanded when you use unsanded grout? Or is there a time/reason you would use their unsanded caulk (silicone)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
Mrs Todd has no say, nor would she want one. ;) ...

Mrs Todd has no say, nor would she want one. ;)

As you said Sanded should make a great match. Technically, when I did the Shower Bathroom (Maybe the Tub as well). I had caulked 1st and then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
Hey CX. I guess my question should more be...

Hey CX.

I guess my question should more be phrased:

"As a pro, do you normally use Sanded Silicone caulk, for a tub application and/or full shower when using sanded grout?"

Guessing from...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By Todds
Another Silicone Caulk Question

I have ripped out the old caulk from my Shower/Tub remodel in 06 and Will be doing the same on my shower remodel. The caulk was siliconized color matched at the time and not 100% Silicone.

The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
Completed Backsplash

The project is finally complete. This one took a long time.

I don't get who they have gluing the 2x4 marble tiles to the sheets. Supposed to be 1/16" grout lines and there are sporadic tiles with...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-23-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By Todds
Well, I have been busy doing other stuff in the...

Well, I have been busy doing other stuff in the house and not much time for cooking on the stove :) . Its grilling season though anyway.

Is there a preferred method of application on a vertical...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-22-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By Todds
Sealer for Backsplash And other Projects

I am looking for a sealer recommendation for my finished backsplash. Primarily polish marble (Calcatta Oliva), some matte chair rail (also Calcatta Oliva) and some glass mosaics. Grouted with Tec...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
I don't have any other thinset but I don't area...

I don't have any other thinset but I don't area about buying another bag either. This narrow area is going to be a PITA anyway so want to make it go as smooth as possible. I can run to Lowes or HD...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
Per the attached pics, I got my herringbone...

Per the attached pics, I got my herringbone pattern set and I have the surrounding chair rail done. I now need to screed. I have some questions.

1) The thickness of the glass mosaics are 1/4". I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
Question URGENT REPLY NEEDED. Blade to cut Marble on TM-75

OK. I laid out the diag herringbone pattern, which goes over the rangetop, on a board. I started to make the countless cuts to have everything ready to go.

However, I see that I get chip marks on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
While I know you like to keep all posts in one...

While I know you like to keep all posts in one thread, for a project, I posted it separate since I needed a more immediate answer to a question and many people will skip reading through the post if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
Backsplash - hump in wall

I got my tile and hope to be starting my backsplash soon. I have an issue but want to make sure I handle this the best way. Let me describe the wall a little for detail.

LAYOUT:
Its a single...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
I know with glass you cant set it in thick...

I know with glass you cant set it in thick thinset. So if I am understanding you correct, you are suggesting a double screed.

1) Set all the surrounding tiles filling the 1 1/8" space (for the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
I realize I had two #3's. Need some guidance on...

I realize I had two #3's. Need some guidance on the diag herringbone layout.

Hey Paul,

Thanks for the info.

As far as #5, I had read and understood your method that you posted earlier...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
Bump

Bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
I have revised my thinking and layout. My...

I have revised my thinking and layout. My original belief was that only the rangetop/hood wall needed to be tiled. The plan is to just to this one wall with a picture frame between the hood and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-22-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
Diamond blade glass mosaics

I have those Felker TM75. What would be a great diamond blade for cutting glass mosaic tiles for chip free cuts?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,945
Posted By Todds
bump

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