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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With a running bond pattern, you are almost...

With a running bond pattern, you are almost always going to have less than half a tile on every other course. Thatís why I said itís the nature of the pattern. Itís almost impossible to avoid small...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
With a running bond pattern, it's fairly likely...

With a running bond pattern, it's fairly likely to end up with some smaller pieces. It's just the nature of the pattern. But the grout lines aren't going to stand out in this case. The tile is what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Deejam! :wave: One of...

Welcome to the forum, Deejam! :wave:

One of the more important rules of design is: Do what looks good. If you rig up a mock up of each on the wall, it might speak to you enough to make the choice....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I agree that compression isnt an issue. But...

I agree that compression isnt an issue. But safety is.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Don't forget Mike, that we are the friendliest...

Don't forget Mike, that we are the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet. Says so at the top of the page, eh? :) We like to encourage growth and learning and success. I say, "Go for it!"

Depends...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-16-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Bummer! :( Eddie Money on Friday. Now Ric. Lotta...

Bummer! :( Eddie Money on Friday. Now Ric. Lotta good music there.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
.......In case you thought I was kidding about...

.......In case you thought I was kidding about The Caped Caulking Crusader (https://www.harborfreight.com/4-in-diamond-turbo-cup-wheel-61416.html).
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If that's the case and you're holding the bag for...

If that's the case and you're holding the bag for this modification, time for me to cover different advice.

I might suggest a turbo style diamond cup wheel instead of an ordinary cutting disc....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I wouldn’t worry about stopping the pattern at...

I wouldn’t worry about stopping the pattern at exactly 30”, but run it outside however many inches your chosen pattern dictacts. So, run it 2, 4, 7, or however many inches outside the tub. There’s...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The joints are typically joined with something...

The joints are typically joined with something like Akemi epoxy. To separate, most installers will lay heat tape over the joint until it’s at a high enough temperature that the Akemi softens and the...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 09-13-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,855
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Boy, time has a way of moving quick. 10 months of...

Boy, time has a way of moving quick. 10 months of life has whizzed past since I first posted this for sale. It's easy for me to forget about stuff like this when it's tucked away in the corner. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You gotta be motivated if you wanna follow...

You gotta be motivated if you wanna follow through on removing a tile like this.

If you used a punch to break the tile up, you'll be able to remove it. Use proper personal protection to keep...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Very cool. :tup2:

Very cool. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Oh, yes, I know it's already grouted. I said,...

Oh, yes, I know it's already grouted. I said, "Hopefully, that's not the case" because it's almost aways something you can't recover from without having to go through the pain of physically tearing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I mean that Kerdi isnít designed or rated to be...

I mean that Kerdi isnít designed or rated to be installed over a concrete slab on the floor.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Have all these other floors that have lasted so...

Have all these other floors that have lasted so long been subjected to the machine vibrations of a washing machine?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
After a quick Google search, the field tile...

After a quick Google search, the field tile appears to be polished porcelain.

Call Bostick's technical department. They'll probably guide you over to their own Blaze Urethane Grout Haze Cleaner...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
To clarify... You haven't seen any patterns...

To clarify...
You haven't seen any patterns that would work with marble tiles? Or you haven't seen any patterns that would work with a tub surround and tiling half-way up the walls of the rest of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
There’s a lot of possibilities. It may help speed...

There’s a lot of possibilities. It may help speed up the decision process if you both took a run to a tile store to look at displays and tile selections. I’m general, big tiles have been “in” for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, AK! :wave: No, the...

Welcome to the forum, AK! :wave:

No, the tile installer should not be leaving you with a task of removing grout residue from the surface of the tile. That would be an incomplete grouting job. You...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Kerdi isn’t rated for that. But maybe...

Kerdi isn’t rated for that.

But maybe consider Nobleseal CIS. It’s only 1/16” thick, is rated for such use, and has a spectacular perm rating.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-12-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
First thing I’d look at is to make sure the first...

First thing I’d look at is to make sure the first layer is tongue & groove or otherwise supported by blocking.

Yes, some of these newest generation of washers vibrate pretty good. I’d want a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Good, glad they aren't sealed, as it's likely to...

Good, glad they aren't sealed, as it's likely to do more harm than good.

These guys got you on the right path. Investigate everything you can with the construction of the pan.

:)
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade 09-10-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
One.........billion......dollars? :drevil:

One.........billion......dollars? :drevil:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Glad to hear. As remodelers, we are continuously...

Glad to hear. As remodelers, we are continuously faced with finding solutions for a variety of problems. You don't always have to tear it out and start new to do something "right". But this is a case...
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