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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yep, make it look like one piece as though the...

Yep, make it look like one piece as though the obstruction wasn't there. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, eeia! :wave: For the...

Welcome to the forum, eeia! :wave:

For the sealing of the tile...
Do you prefer that the tile remains visually unchanged from what it is now? Or would you rather it be enhanced in its...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-11-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Richard! :wave: Is the...

Welcome to the forum, Richard! :wave:

Is the marble polished or does it have a dull, matte finish?

I'd concentrate on getting really full grout joints. I think you might want to consider using...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-11-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 120,856
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Sucks to be you, dog! 205875

Sucks to be you, dog!
205875
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum Susie. :wave: I can't...

Welcome to the forum Susie. :wave:

I can't tell you the number of times folks have come onto the forum looking to find a solution to tiling onto a problematic substrate without removing it. It's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 529
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Manufacturers have been experimenting with pad...

Manufacturers have been experimenting with pad formulations for years. Some polish well, and some burn and don't do a good job. Other than saying "wet" usually performs better than "dry"......I don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, the salesman was most certainly wrong....

Yeah, the salesman was most certainly wrong. :bonk: It's funny how a story starts somewhere and a salesperson will repeat the story without checking it out. Even though the salesperson knows that...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-10-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,516
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
You want more white? Move more north. :stick:

You want more white?

Move more north. :stick:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 529
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Dry pads work for some folks and some stones. But...

Dry pads work for some folks and some stones. But I prefer wet pads any day. I can get a better shine, and no burning. And the pads last a lot longer. The wet polisher was a little spendy, but it's...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I agree with Ryan on the grout. :)

I agree with Ryan on the grout.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-06-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
What Davy said. Unsanded. If you want the...

What Davy said. Unsanded. If you want the urethane anyways, I suggest you do a mock up to make sure it doesn’t penetrate the porous sides of that stone and stain it.

By the way, all three of your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
How’s the grout doing? :)

How’s the grout doing? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Deck mounted faucets are typically installed...

Deck mounted faucets are typically installed completely or nearly completely ahead of dropping in the tub. Even then, you need access of some sort.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I see some nail heads, but they appear to be on...

I see some nail heads, but they appear to be on the outside vertical face of the curb. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,941
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If you’re unhappy with a tile that was just...

If you’re unhappy with a tile that was just installed today...TAKE IT OUT RIGHT NOW! It’ll be much easier removing it now than waiting. And If you can get to the floor enough to scrape away the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’m thinking the same as Davy with tiles that...

I’m thinking the same as Davy with tiles that don’t sound flat. If you stacked two tiles together, face-to-face, and held that “sandwich” up to the light....can you tell us if they are flat to each...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-01-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’ve seen the mid wire strip a lot of times...

I’ve seen the mid wire strip a lot of times around these parts. There’s nothing weird or unusual about it.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yes...especially on cool, crisp mornings when the...

Yes...especially on cool, crisp mornings when the dew is heavy and the backyard hammock swings in time with the gentle swaying breeze.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-01-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It doesn't look weird or unusual to me from your...

It doesn't look weird or unusual to me from your desciption. From your description, the red wire nut in the middle of the picture with three wires in it is the continuous source of hot power. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
There’s absolutely no question that you should...

There’s absolutely no question that you should leave a gap and caulk it with a flexible sealant like 100% silicone.

Mark is far more optimist than I am that you could get the tiles off without...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Perhaps unnecessary, but optimal according to...

Perhaps unnecessary, but optimal according to your manufacturer.

Just realize the “drying part” you just mentioned is irrelevant. Your grout has been damp curing for 72 hours. Not only does it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,146
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Glad you’re following through. :tup2: I’d...

Glad you’re following through. :tup2:

I’d go a minimum of one more day based on Laticrete’s recommendation.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Andrew. If the bathroom directly below this...

Hi, Andrew. If the bathroom directly below this one has the same configuration, then yes, it’s very likely that the joists are being supported by the top of that wall and it’s effectively shortening...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-30-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Wow, that looks great! I’m sure the owner is...

Wow, that looks great! I’m sure the owner is super happy with the restoration. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
There you go. :D

There you go. :D
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