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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 32
Posted By Kman
Also, regarding the caulk in the corners,...

Also, regarding the caulk in the corners, specifically what did you use?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 32
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Alvin. :) When you...

Welcome to the forum, Alvin. :)

When you applied the Redgard, how was it applied, how many coats, and to what thickness? Did you use a wet film thickness gauge?

Did you use any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 70
Posted By Kman
What is your geographic location? (Something...

What is your geographic location? (Something else you might put in your profile. It helps to answer certain questions.)

In many climates we don't recommend removing the insulation from an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,126
Posted By Kman
I've done that before with success. Depends on...

I've done that before with success. Depends on how much surface area you have to work with on the clamp, and the surface of the tile.

I'd clean the tile with rubbing alcohol, let it dry a few...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 70
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum. First chance you get,...

Welcome to the forum. First chance you get, please add a first name to your permanent signature line. :)

I would recommend that you remove the sheetrock to the ceiling. What you'll often find...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By Kman
Welcome back, Scott. :) Yep, so many...

Welcome back, Scott. :)



Yep, so many that the range would be quite broad, depending on what they want done, how quickly, what kind/size of tile, and other things that might be hidden behind...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By Kman
I had a 2015 Dodge Charger that had a life meter...

I had a 2015 Dodge Charger that had a life meter on it. Would be nice if they all did.

I had been looking strictly at costs of oil and filter when considering going to synthetic, i.e. changing...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By Kman
I thought he was referring to the setting...

I thought he was referring to the setting material, since that's what Bubba was asking about, but you're probably right.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, John. :) That's a...

Welcome to the forum, John. :)

That's a Ford/Chevy question. You'll get different answers depending on who you ask.

Schluter makes some really good products, and they're hard to beat. For...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-18-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By Kman
Do you know the manufacturer of the grout, and...

Do you know the manufacturer of the grout, and the color?
Forum: The Mud Box 07-18-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By Kman
What did you do to fix that? Where did you...

What did you do to fix that?

Where did you send the oil for testing?
Forum: The Mud Box 07-18-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 145
Posted By Kman
Pretty slick, Jim. That'll be very visible from...

Pretty slick, Jim. That'll be very visible from the ground. :)

What's the ceiling on it?

I've got a general idea of what everything does except one part. It looks like some kind of metal at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Richie. :) If you're...

Welcome to the forum, Richie. :)

If you're using a white or light-colored grout, or if you're installing certain types of stone, the gray can leach out through them as the mortar dries over time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,200
Posted By Kman
I'm not sure that's an Oatey drain. It looks a...

I'm not sure that's an Oatey drain. It looks a little different than the ones I've used, but it's entirely possible that there are some I have't seen, since I've used only Kerdi drains for the past...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,514
Posted By Kman
Either way looks fine. Running the grain against...

Either way looks fine. Running the grain against the tile, like in the first picture, kinda defines the space a little.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Sheldon. :) If for...

Welcome to the forum, Sheldon. :)

If for some reason you're attempting to waterproof the floor and 6" up the wall, then you'd use the waterproof tape. I don't know that there's any value to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-15-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Kman
Welcome to the forum, Anthony. :) Certainly...

Welcome to the forum, Anthony. :)

Certainly not my area of expertise, but I'll offer what I can.

Are any tile loose, or just pieces coming off the face of the tile?

Do you know what...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-15-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By Kman
I still run conventional oil in my vehicles. I...

I still run conventional oil in my vehicles. I don't have any evidence to suggest they're better or worse, it's just how I learned growing up. The shop I sometimes use for oil changes uses a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,282
Posted By Kman
And I agree with Wolfgang that those profiles...

And I agree with Wolfgang that those profiles don't appear to be the ones designed for that application.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,282
Posted By Kman
Kate, you're not being picky. Those cuts aren't...

Kate, you're not being picky. Those cuts aren't in any way acceptable. There's really no reason for someone to install those cuts as they are.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Kman
So will the top go over the tub deck? If so,...

So will the top go over the tub deck? If so, you'd just need a sealant between the underside of the top and the tub deck. A gap of 1/8 - 1/4" would be fine.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Kman
I would replace the receptacles and the plates...

I would replace the receptacles and the plates after the backsplash is finished. Their location isn't a problem, just the color of them, against the white cabinets.

Unless there's a color similar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By Kman
Leave the edge of it up about 1/2" or so off the...

Leave the edge of it up about 1/2" or so off the liner.

The manufacturers of the fiber cement boards don't allow them to be buried in the mud, so if you can't get Durock, go with one of the other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Kman
Those receptacles and plates are going to stick...

Those receptacles and plates are going to stick out like dirty receptacles and plates when your new backsplash is finished. ;)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,489
Posted By Kman
From here, your mud looks just fine. If you're...

From here, your mud looks just fine. If you're not comfortable with it, skim it with some thinset mortar and allow it to dry overnight. Make sure you have a good, even slope from the perimeter to...
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