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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, it’s 240v. It’s achieved by using (2) 120v...

Yes, it’s 240v. It’s achieved by using (2) 120v lines, one from each side of the bus bar in the breaker box. While you don’t need to test, you could by using a multimeter from each of the two hot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 68
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The heavy-bodied ribbons of construction adhesive...

The heavy-bodied ribbons of construction adhesive lift the plywood a little bit from from its substrate, creating little gaps between these ribbons. These gaps allow vertical deflection to occur with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Parity. :wave: Cut the...

Welcome to the forum, Parity. :wave:

Cut the wall tile to match. :)

But I immediately see a couple items that raise a little red flag. First off, the screws kinda look like drywall screws...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You know, we could help you build the shower out...

You know, we could help you build the shower out of tile and you could have just about any look or flavor you like.

We've taken a lot of folk through the process step-by-step. Just an idea. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, but most sealers will slow drying to the...

Yes, but most sealers will slow drying to the point where it would take weeks of not using the shower to dry.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, newbala7. :wave: The...

Welcome to the forum, newbala7. :wave:

The original poster to the thread (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=119184) you posted to hasn't logged onto the forum since the day...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Like Jeff said, Swanstone has an integrated...

Like Jeff said, Swanstone has an integrated flange. I don't know of another, but I can't say I've been looking for one in quite a while. I'm comfortable installing an aftermarket flange like this,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome, Bob. :wave: Yeah, that. This...

Welcome, Bob. :wave:

Yeah, that.

This is equivalent to sending an unknown eBay seller who doesn't gurantee anything or offer refunds $500,000 and telling them to send you something good in a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-01-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Nick. :wave: Yeah,...

Welcome to the forum, Nick. :wave:

Yeah, there are manufacturers that do stuff like this. I've had a lot of Silestone countertops installed over the years and a very small number of shower walls....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Alternately, you can also run the seam several...

Alternately, you can also run the seam several inches (or even a foot) outside the tiled area and treat this seam identically to any other drywall seam. I generally do this, then tape & paper the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Wolfgang. If you're concerned about trapping...

Hi, Wolfgang. If you're concerned about trapping moisture, why would you recommend:



:scratch:
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-27-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Do you have any spare tile that you can lay down...

Do you have any spare tile that you can lay down next to the installed tiles to compare? If your original tile looks better, it either means that there is a surface contaminant obscuring it (like...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome, Jayven! :wave: And if you have an...

Welcome, Jayven! :wave:

And if you have an oscillating tool, you can outfit it with a grout removal blade to make the job easier. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Another vote to not use marble on your shower...

Another vote to not use marble on your shower pan. We know it looks beautiful. We’re not trying to keep that from you. But it’s an unpredictable gamble with high stakes. If the marble absorbs...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If you leave it as-is, you’re not going to hurt...

If you leave it as-is, you’re not going to hurt anything or cause damage or anything. That’s up to you. If you leave it, it’s likely to crack & crumble a certain amount over time. My CDO wouldn’t...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If the ends of the control joints at the walls...

If the ends of the control joints at the walls haven’t cracked, I doubt you’ll measure any difference of the joint width from coldest to hottest temperatures. The lack of cracking tells me that your...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-23-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Dave. Topical sealers are relatively...

Hi, Dave.

Topical sealers are relatively high maintenance. If you’re okay with that, go for it. But realize the film is not what most folks would consider durable.

Most topical sealers are not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes, it’s normal to plan your layout so that...

Yes, it’s normal to plan your layout so that there’s enough tile to trim them to match the adjacent wall. Cutting that angle is just part of the learning/skill of installing tile. A little practice...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8,689
Views: 1,540,308
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Visited this waterfall yesterday on a nature...

Visited this waterfall yesterday on a nature walk.

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Forum: The Mud Box 02-21-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8,689
Views: 1,540,308
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Aside from the destruction...and cold...and...

Aside from the destruction...and cold...and slipperiness, it is pretty.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-21-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 517,419
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I can’t imagine how many water pipes have burst...

I can’t imagine how many water pipes have burst down south. Yikes. Do y’all have water pipes in exterior walls where they are really susceptible to the freezing cold? Or is that mostly in just some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Oval to oval reverse boot duct...

Oval to oval reverse boot duct (http://www.hc-products.com/family/588/)?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Traditional saunas are normally run at high air...

Traditional saunas are normally run at high air temperatures and only low density materials (like cedar wood) are used for the benches and to line the walls and ceiling so that you don’t burn your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Sauna interiors are typically covered entirely...

Sauna interiors are typically covered entirely with solid dimensional cedar wood. Where is this tile going to be applied?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Nate. If I’m understanding you correctly, one...

Hi, Nate. If I’m understanding you correctly, one of your non-plumb walls meets a plumb wall and that’s creating a gap between the perfectly square grid of tiles in the corner? If so, you can correct...
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