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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By Scubadoo
Well how about that:yipee: I figured when I...

Well how about that:yipee: I figured when I asked the experts at the national plumbing showroom that starts with an F they would have known if their was a standard solution for this problem (as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By Scubadoo
Show valve replacement

Hello folks,

Looking for some advice or suggestions for what I would think would be a common application but did not find anything using the search. Sorry for the novel but need to get all the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-22-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 257,289
Posted By Scubadoo
Well, I managed to find an online distributor to...

Well, I managed to find an online distributor to get the Opticolor so don't need to buy the 1 gallon of Flexcolor CQ. Although they thought they had the minis in the warehouse but when they went...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-17-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 257,289
Posted By Scubadoo
Well according to Lowes, calling Mapei, they can...

Well according to Lowes, calling Mapei, they can only get the mini-Opticolor A/B by the case, can't get just one, it would take 14 days, and only a few of the colors are available in the mini-C. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 257,289
Posted By Scubadoo
Mapei said Dal in NC should have product. The...

Mapei said Dal in NC should have product. The local Dal said they are in the process of bringing in Mapei products they just don't have any yet.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 257,289
Posted By Scubadoo
If only it were so simple. I'd actually like to...

If only it were so simple. I'd actually like to just get an Opticolor mini-kit do to the small powder room. Lowes doesn't have it. Best Tile told me it was "discontinued". Mapei customer service...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 257,289
Posted By Scubadoo
Same product ID with different prices. 14.8lbs.

Same product ID with different prices. 14.8lbs.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-09-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 257,289
Posted By Scubadoo
Now isn't that special. The Lowes.com price is...

Now isn't that special. The Lowes.com price is for delivery to store or delivery by Lowes truck. Not in stock in the store. Parcel shipping not available. If I change "my store" to one in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-08-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 257,289
Posted By Scubadoo
Wow look at that price. It's $88.71 at lowes.com...

Wow look at that price. It's $88.71 at lowes.com (14.8lb). And you won't find it under Flexcolor, it's listed as Acrylic Premixed Grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Scubadoo
Eric, Have you tried a big shop vac on the...

Eric,

Have you tried a big shop vac on the tub drain with the overflow sealed? Suck or blow. I've pulled several big hair clogs out with the shop vac. Depends on where the clog is v.s. the vent...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Smile Did the flood test on the whole floor, no leaks,...

Did the flood test on the whole floor, no leaks, no water in the hall. Drain works fine. Probably have a laundry room floor waterproofed better than some showers around.:postitbg: Time to make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Well I made up for the thinset with that...

Well I made up for the thinset with that expensive Mapei pookey:talk:. Not a single grain left in that bucket after filling in all the joints.:stirpot: Even had to scrape a little out of some to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Well, Ditra is in, tile is in using Versabond,...

Well, Ditra is in, tile is in using Versabond, time for the Opticolor.:oyeah: Don't you just hate when you come up 1 lb short on thin set and need to tear into another bag?:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
If i use the Versabond on top of the Ditra are...

If i use the Versabond on top of the Ditra are there any special considerations, install techniques, longer setup time, etc?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Probably not too concerned with warranty in the...

Probably not too concerned with warranty in the 35sqft laundry room but do want to cut performance short with those dancing machines sitting on top. I'll probably have more than half the Versbond...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Thin-set

Well, I'm going to get started on the laundry room floor tomorrow. Have the Ditra and Opticolor in hand. Need thin-set. Maybe should have changed this thread name to Laundry Room. Anyway, I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Yup, absolutely occasional spills only. Seems...

Yup, absolutely occasional spills only. Seems reasonable to use a standard drain and a whole lot simpler and cheaper.

Still, seems interesting that Schluter would have instructions for sealing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
OK, I read through the Ditra details. Looks...

OK, I read through the Ditra details. Looks like it should be fine for sealing the laundry room floor using Kerdi band. They even go so far as to say I can use wood or ceramic for base (with Kerdi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,712
Posted By Scubadoo
Thomas, per Bob, "download Irfanview...

Thomas, per Bob, "download Irfanview (http://www.irfanview.com/), a free image viewer/editor. It's pretty easy to resize pics with this utility. Once you get your pics to about 600 pixels high by 400...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
I still need to research the Ditra v.s Kerdi...

I still need to research the Ditra v.s Kerdi question for the floor as well as Kerapoxy vs Opticolor. In the mean time I've looked at the tile layout and determined I will have a bunch of 4" pieces...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-10-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Ever try lifting a 300lb washing machine up into...

Ever try lifting a 300lb washing machine up into one of those pans and back out again? I got rid of mine years ago.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Hi CX, Hmm, I didn't realize that Ditra was...

Hi CX, Hmm, I didn't realize that Ditra was officially a waterproofer also. I'll have to read into that. Didn't know it could be sealed up with Kerdi. What would be the problem doing a small area...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,633
Posted By Scubadoo
Kerapoxy v.s. Opticolor grout

Hi folks,

I've used Spectralok and Kerapoxy successfully in the past. After several years no stains, no mildew, no color change, no extra cleaning needed, works as advertised. Yeah:oyeah: Now...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-15-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 139,212
Posted By Scubadoo
I just watched them build a large shower bench...

I just watched them build a large shower bench using the 2 inch Kerdi board for sides and top on HGTV (and no frame and nothing on the inside, just a hollow box out of Kerdi board). A few minutes to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-28-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,590
Posted By Scubadoo
Well the Mapei Opticolor certainly goes down a...

Well the Mapei Opticolor certainly goes down a bit different than the SpektraLOCK Pro. I put the A/B in the fridge the day before same as I did with the SpektraLOCK. Mixed it up and laid it down...
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