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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 116,204
Posted By madronatile
If that mat holds nuheat cable we'd use miles. ...

If that mat holds nuheat cable we'd use miles.

Nuheat is coming out with a wifi thermostat, in April I think.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 116,204
Posted By madronatile
Looks great except for that extremely unsexy...

Looks great except for that extremely unsexy thermostat.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 584,297
Posted By madronatile
Wood substrate? Maybe use a really rigid plaster...

Wood substrate? Maybe use a really rigid plaster corner bead and set the four corners with a laser plumb bob? Could skip the float strips then maybe.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-12-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,403
Posted By madronatile
We see a lot of 3/4" dimensional sub floors here....

We see a lot of 3/4" dimensional sub floors here. Custom allows Wonderboard directly on this. Seems sketchy to me.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-28-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 116,204
Posted By madronatile
Anyone know if the idea for e heat came from the...

Anyone know if the idea for e heat came from the forum?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,167
Posted By madronatile
http://www.bwtile.com/catalog.html I imagine...

http://www.bwtile.com/catalog.html

I imagine they sell to anyone. PM me if not, I think we have an account with them.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,394
Posted By madronatile
Bump. Similar situation. Gypcrete is new...

Bump.

Similar situation. Gypcrete is new and is covering hydronic tubes. Not dusty at all, I think it's been sealed. Need to build up 1/2". I'd like to stick down 1/2" board with something...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-13-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By madronatile
I don't have anything in mind! If one...

I don't have anything in mind!

If one googles "stone sealer traction" at least six brands pop up on the first page.

Was hoping to find someone who's used or heard of one and has a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By madronatile
Sealer that provides traction?

Couldn't find anything with a forum search, google turns up too much.

Putting 6x18 polished marble on a shower floor, with 18x18 polished on the bathroom floor. I know, bad idea. Architect has...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 584,297
Posted By madronatile
Hear you Joe. I've started putting "corrections...

Hear you Joe. I've started putting "corrections to framing not included" at the bottom of our bids taken off plans. Covers floor leveling too.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 173,949
Posted By madronatile
here

here
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 173,949
Posted By madronatile
How about almost herringbone? We ended up...

How about almost herringbone? We ended up pulling this and re-doing. To be fair our guy was following the designer's drawing. Don't know why he didn't think to question...

And a few others from...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-20-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,435
Posted By madronatile
Beveled tile is evil! I just went 100 hours over...

Beveled tile is evil! I just went 100 hours over on a job trying to make this stuff work. Evil!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-19-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,879
Posted By madronatile
So with gypcrete how does it work with control...

So with gypcrete how does it work with control joints and perimeter expansion joints? Same rules as mud? I don't see either one used out here. I asked an architect on a recent project, he said...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By madronatile
Do you guys have unit pricing? Curious what you...

Do you guys have unit pricing? Curious what you pay subs per sf, or for say a standard tub surround.

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By madronatile
B & W tile in CA. Their website isn't up to...

B & W tile in CA. Their website isn't up to speed, doesn't show the colors, but they make the old pinks and blues. And all the old mud trim too.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By madronatile
Thanks for all the replies. I don't think I can...

Thanks for all the replies. I don't think I can guesstimate the different buildups so I think we'll do the thinset after waterproofing approach.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By madronatile
curbless shower pan mosaic buildup

Any ideas on a good way of building up beneath the shower pan mosaic when it's way thinner than the adjacent field tile in a curbless install?

Sorry for the run-on. Thanks!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-31-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,006
Posted By madronatile
Looks like an Albion. We use them with sausages...

Looks like an Albion. We use them with sausages for wedi installs, some guns can bulk load and take sausages.

Also check your local glazier, might have similar in stock.

Lots of fancy tips...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-23-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By madronatile
Cedar siding reaction?

Any thoughts here? Not our install, don't know the stone(limestone?). Don't know the age of the stone install. It is installed with epoxy grout, which probably doesn't matter. The staining...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-15-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,827
Posted By madronatile
You can't just pop in and spout your agenda? ...

You can't just pop in and spout your agenda? Really?
Forum: The Mud Box 10-15-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,079
Posted By madronatile
heatinghelp.com

heatinghelp.com
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,300
Posted By madronatile
For me Japanese porcelain = American Universal,...

For me Japanese porcelain = American Universal, they do a 4" but I don't know about a 4.25.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-25-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,383
Posted By madronatile
If you're only filling up the voids and don't...

If you're only filling up the voids and don't need to level you can save cash and fill with less expensive stuff. We used to use 3:1 mixed with admix. As long as you prime properly you should be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-29-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By madronatile
Maybe some temporary hot glue splint or...

Maybe some temporary hot glue splint or something? Need the hot glue-ru katwyck to chime in.
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