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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,294
Posted By Gozo
No stupid questions here (well maybe a few, but...

No stupid questions here (well maybe a few, but yours ainít one of them).
Go a tad wider than the screw threads so youíll have a scootch of wiggle room. The key is not so deep as to hit the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Gozo
Hi Beck, welcome to the forum :wave: Iíll put...

Hi Beck, welcome to the forum :wave:
Iíll put this first...Iím just a DIY guy.
I canít tell from the pictures, but there should be a slope in the floor to the drain. That wonít in itself cause...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,294
Posted By Gozo
Iíve done exactly as John described, with the...

Iíve done exactly as John described, with the exact same steps and the exact same materials. Uncannily duplicative. Except my curb top material was countertop quartzite type material. Did the same...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 16,434
Posted By Gozo
Ali, I have the bottom faucet in your picture,...

Ali, I have the bottom faucet in your picture, but in brushed stainless. Pleased with it but one thing to be aware of (that I wasnít at the time)...
It doesnít use an aerator. It has a ďdirectorĒ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Gozo
In todayís litigious society itís a real risk you...

In todayís litigious society itís a real risk you probably donít want to take. Maybe trying a small area like behind the toilet with some acid etch or something like JohnnyGrip? Iíve accidentally...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,367
Posted By Gozo
Tiles have a limited number of printed patterns...

Tiles have a limited number of printed patterns so repeats are possible. Iíve got pretty severe OCD when it comes to stuff like that. You have 2 tiles with the same pattern up against each other in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Gozo
Unless your floor is in real bad shape, you...

Unless your floor is in real bad shape, you probably wouldnít need to go that far. I used a Diamabrush on a Clark machine and it did just fine. Your mileage may vary.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Gozo
Hi Ralph. You can do epoxy yourself for A LOT...

Hi Ralph.
You can do epoxy yourself for A LOT less than that. I epoxied my garaged probably 10 years ago. Gets lots of abuse but still looks great. Sure it has a few dings where I dropped heavy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Gozo
Laurie. Welcome to the forum. Can you post a...

Laurie. Welcome to the forum. Can you post a picture of the stacked stone youíre wanting to use? Some are thicker and have more texture than others.

In a bathroom non-shower area it will get...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-13-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By Gozo
There are some nice enhancing sealants for stone...

There are some nice enhancing sealants for stone like that, but I donít know if theyíre OK for outdoor use. Iíve used them indoors and pleased with the look.

On the sand, play sand isnít what Iíd...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-12-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By Gozo
Cultured marble is a cast resin product, rarely...

Cultured marble is a cast resin product, rarely seen in fancy homes. We had it in our bathrooms - builder grade stuff.
For the dulled finish (so long as you didnít scrub through the gel coat), try...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-11-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,482
Posted By Gozo
The secret to lessening burrowing critters (not...

The secret to lessening burrowing critters (not eliminating) from getting under fencing and stuff is to use a wire mesh like Wayne said, but bending it at a right angle outwards under the fence or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Gozo
Just as Chris does. I use a 1/4Ē core bit for...

Just as Chris does. I use a 1/4Ē core bit for the corners. It doesnít leave a perfect square cornered hole, but for outlets and such Iíve never needed that level of perfection. I pretty much go...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-08-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By Gozo
It looks in the picture that thereís a metal trim...

It looks in the picture that thereís a metal trim around the wooden door jamb. I was referring to the affects of the different expansions of the dissimilar materials. Very likely not enough to be...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By Gozo
Howís that do with seasonal changes? In my area,...

Howís that do with seasonal changes? In my area, the difference in humidity from winter to summer causes some significant changes in wood dimensions even with indoor climate control. Iíd expect to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 895
Posted By Gozo
I just made it up. Seemed appropriate for the...

I just made it up. Seemed appropriate for the way life is this day and age. I couldnít resist letting my sarcastic side show through. :yeah:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 895
Posted By Gozo
17.41%. But that only includes the continental...

17.41%. But that only includes the continental 48 states. I googled it. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By Gozo
Something like this picture. AAV = air...

Something like this picture. AAV = air admittance valve. Youíd be double venting, but it would break the S trap.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By Gozo
Thatís going to form an ďSĒ trap, which tends to...

Thatís going to form an ďSĒ trap, which tends to siphon itself dry. Not code compliant in most districts (at least here). My bigger concern is that the pleats in those flex pipes tend to collect...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,454
Posted By Gozo
A bread knife or a steak knife, not a chefís...

A bread knife or a steak knife, not a chefís knife. You want a sawing vs a cutting action.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By Gozo
Iíve seen all copper sweat/sweat drop ear elbows,...

Iíve seen all copper sweat/sweat drop ear elbows, but theyíre somewhat unusual in this area. The usual type I use is brass sweat/threaded (FIP) with a fairly substantial molded mounting ears. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-11-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,393
Posted By Gozo
Iím a DIYíer just like yourself and did my shower...

Iím a DIYíer just like yourself and did my shower construction much like you have done so far. The bits of moisture hanging on to the Kerdi face is normal and mostly due to surface tension and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Gozo
Hi Ivan, Iíll first say that tile and grout are...

Hi Ivan,
Iíll first say that tile and grout are not water proof. Yeah, ideally there should be a flexible sealant in the corners, but even with not; the worst there should be is just the cosmetics...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Gozo
How about putting CBUís over the brick as a...

How about putting CBUís over the brick as a tiling substrate? My concern would be the total thickness of the CBU, mortar, and tile. Looks like you have maybe an inch or so to the back of the range,...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-02-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Gozo
Are you sure itís the alcohol that caused the...

Are you sure itís the alcohol that caused the stain? It looks like the paint got dissolved by the alcohol and then smeared paint residue on the tile finish. Before using any more solvents, test on...
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