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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By speed51133
How about my finger? Then burlap?

How about my finger? Then burlap?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 191
Posted By speed51133
Strike it as in what? How would I clean haze?

Strike it as in what? How would I clean haze?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 121
Posted By speed51133
I went through the same thing, but with tile. I...

I went through the same thing, but with tile. I used ditra and hoped for the best. Hasn't cracked for about 3 years. For carpet, moving the tack strip would work, but youd have a big seam there.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By speed51133
In my experience (US's largest bathroom and...

In my experience (US's largest bathroom and kitchen exhaust fan manufacturer), there was a big lull from late march through about June. After that things really picked up to better than last year...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 191
Posted By speed51133
Thanks Holden! Any idea what grout would be...

Thanks Holden!

Any idea what grout would be best for behind a hot stove charbroiler? Two issues, high heat and stain resistance.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 191
Posted By speed51133
Pre-mixed Bucket "Mortar"??

I just got into a bit of a disagreement with the guy at Floor and Decor. He is adamant that https://www.mapeihome.com/premium-mortar-for-tile-stone
is a mortar and OK to use for a backsplash behind...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By speed51133
well, it is better than using nails to hold them...

well, it is better than using nails to hold them up. It can work IMO but that looks a bit...suspect.

He really messed up the tile pattern though on the right side:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By speed51133
Not much you can do at this point, but yes you...

Not much you can do at this point, but yes you are correct. You are not supposed to use it with joints that big. I believe the biggest concern is that it will crack and shrink as you experienced. It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 623
Posted By speed51133
Talking I bet you wrote it.

I bet you wrote it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 623
Posted By speed51133
whatever. Prove that any situation is NOT a...

whatever. Prove that any situation is NOT a repair. I wired a new run and i cut it too short. I now need to repair it.

The wording changed but it does not qualify why it did and the article is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 623
Posted By speed51133
I don't know of any electricians that like these,...

I don't know of any electricians that like these, but they ARE approved.
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Tyco-Electronics-Romex-Splice-Kit-2-Wire-1-Clam-A22899-000/202204326#specifications

In-wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 810
Posted By speed51133
well, if the surface of the board got wet you...

well, if the surface of the board got wet you don't have to. but if the surface of drywall with membrane gets wet, you don't have to either. if water gets past the board either in a seam/joint/hole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 810
Posted By speed51133
wow, that is a good price... so I take it...

wow, that is a good price...

so I take it floor and decor is NOT a distributor then???:scratch:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,191
Posted By speed51133
Anyone have that link to the DIY caulk video??? I...

Anyone have that link to the DIY caulk video??? I hate caulking and am always looking for tricks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 810
Posted By speed51133
if your wall leaks, kerdi board or drywall, you...

if your wall leaks, kerdi board or drywall, you will have to demo.

Floor and decor is a distributor of Schluter. $100 a sheet for half inch board. Where did you find a 4x8 sheet for $65?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By speed51133
I vote for a multi tool with a carbide bit. This...

I vote for a multi tool with a carbide bit. This one is my go-to.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By speed51133
I agree. One thing that helps is NOT to go with...

I agree. One thing that helps is NOT to go with polished tiles on the floor for large format. A matte or honed finish offers more slip resistance, just a little.

Floor matts help but I worry about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 842
Posted By speed51133
Why can't you continue the pattern up the sloped...

Why can't you continue the pattern up the sloped wall???
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By speed51133
Ugh, wish I had seen this earlier. I already set...

Ugh, wish I had seen this earlier. I already set the floor. Would have totally done the chameleon.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-07-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 786
Posted By speed51133
why can't you put some studs to frame out the...

why can't you put some studs to frame out the niche and tie them to the existing studs??? What am I missing???
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-07-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21,853
Views: 4,895,136
Posted By speed51133
I use nitrile gloves UNDERNEATH those stretchy...

I use nitrile gloves UNDERNEATH those stretchy fabric gloves with a vinyl coat. All nitrile gloves seen to tear on sharp tile edges and the trowel edges. The two gloves give a perfect combination. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By speed51133
if each tile is touching and no space, how would...

if each tile is touching and no space, how would you get ANY grout in there, sanded or not?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By speed51133
When you have a 6 foot x 8foot piece of 3/8in...

When you have a 6 foot x 8foot piece of 3/8in glass that meets another in a corner, I would never rely on just silicone. You could really hurt or kill someone.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By speed51133
good idea. I have multiple sensors in the...

good idea.

I have multiple sensors in the house to measure humidity. Upstairs and downstairs are both within a percentage point. I keep it at mid 30's year round with dehumidification,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 842
Posted By speed51133
That's assuming your first layer of kerdi will...

That's assuming your first layer of kerdi will fail. If it does, I would rather have a moisture sandwich than water in the wall cavity.
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