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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I think I'd assume that when you decided to...

I think I'd assume that when you decided to choose who was going to lay your tile you also assumed they were going to at least do "bare minimum" on what is required by the manufacturer on the...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-17-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 480,383
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Just watched the Neil Peart video....:bow::king:

Just watched the Neil Peart video....:bow::king:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Iggy, you are concerned for good reason....

Iggy, you are concerned for good reason. Everything you mentioned is a valid concern and the first 3 are so simple to avoid. Of course you need seam tape for the board.....it's right there in the...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-09-2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I've been very happy with this off-brand green...

I've been very happy with this off-brand green laser. Shoots 360 degrees in horizontal and the two vertical lines. If anything goes wrong I'd buy it again but have had it for several years. Uses a...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-01-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 480,383
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Tool - Pneuma ...

Tool - Pneuma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FssULNGSZIA

You want to talk about musical chops on timing. Guitarist was asked why he doesn't solo more, he said I'm literally counting to make...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-04-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Sorry to have ghosted this thread, I went on a...

Sorry to have ghosted this thread, I went on a small vacation and also didn't think about this problem again until now while I'm running through my schedule and calls I need to make. :)

I'm...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,076,939
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
By the way Davy just paid 15.30 for lath, has it...

By the way Davy just paid 15.30 for lath, has it dropped where you're at?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Only thing Laz is it will then overshoot the trim...

Only thing Laz is it will then overshoot the trim around the windows if I go over it then tile thickness
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,076,939
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Well Justin, when you scratch and brown the lath...

Well Justin, when you scratch and brown the lath orientation is not as important, but lath DOES have a proper orientation. We call it "CUPS UP". If you can't see the cups we're talking about then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
1/8" wood paneling on backsplash

Hey Ya'll,
Just looked at a backsplash with old ash paneling, as the title states it's 1/8" thick. It's the only thing on the studs and really flimsy between the stud bays. It looks like I'd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-23-2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Jim do you have one of those copper crimp tools,...

Jim do you have one of those copper crimp tools, if so how do you like it? I normally sweat on Pex fittings then Pex everything for my mixing valves and shower runs. The tub spout I'll still sweat...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,076,939
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Justin, I also use the type N for both the...

Justin, I also use the type N for both the scratch and brown/finish coat. I've done the two coat method since I've been in Texas about 12 years now.

Funny Davey should mention one coats, I have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,076,939
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
The convenience of bagged mud far outweighs any...

The convenience of bagged mud far outweighs any cost savings when buying everything individual to me. I typical shower costs me about $80 of Type N, and ripping a bag open and throwing it in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-18-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Anything 3' or longer for tile I include a no-lip...

Anything 3' or longer for tile I include a no-lip clips/leveling clips to the bid. I've tried laying them with and without them multiple times and the clips will produce a floor flatter than I can...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 1,076,939
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Justin, nice name by the way :tup2: If you're...

Justin, nice name by the way :tup2:
If you're gonna mix from scratch a good starting point is:
1-1-4 ratio

1 -type 2/II cement
1 - lime
4 - sand

Having said that I regularly use type N...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-06-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I also got mixed up in the official description...

I also got mixed up in the official description of bonded mortar bed. In my attempt to remember thickness minimums grouped the lath method over wood and bonded method in my head.

Doesn't help...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I think you've tapped into why pricing is so...

I think you've tapped into why pricing is so challenging Dolores, it's an internal struggle to weigh your personal views on life and charging adequately for a profit. American culture puts ton's of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
I mean deck mud with a thin set slurry will work...

I mean deck mud with a thin set slurry will work just fine, then if you wanted to be extra could use backer tape to bridge the connection from deck mud to foam and then skim the whole thing again...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Hah Dolores! You bring up a good point of what...

Hah Dolores! You bring up a good point of what actually IS the worst case scenario. I often think if I could separate myself from tile as a "craft" and see it as a business only I'd be pretty...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
The exposed wood and backboard are serious...

The exposed wood and backboard are serious issues, especially in the location they are in. Steam and probably liquid water are going to penetrate the bench and compromise it. The main thing now is...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-22-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 480,383
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Talk about singing from the heart Laz

Talk about singing from the heart Laz
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Ray as others have said the non tiled underside...

Ray as others have said the non tiled underside is the least of your worries. Your two pictures tell any tile professional the construction of your shower is sub-par and is well on it's way to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Hello Jen, I've done it that way in the past...

Hello Jen, I've done it that way in the past because it saved time but was told that also allows vapor behind your wall assembly. A fold is a little more work but I think it's worth containing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-17-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Hey Lou, it's good to allow for expansion on the...

Hey Lou, it's good to allow for expansion on the bottom plate for floors floats but can't say I've always done it. I usually staple sill seal foam around the perimeter and mud to that, cut off flush...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-16-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By Just In Tile LLC
Well I see some of myself in your...

Well I see some of myself in your apprehensiveness and overthinking minor details. The reality being we are our harshest critics. My wife used to work at an accounting office. Owner was very...
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