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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-15-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By mark999
Yep great looking job. I have installd and sealed...

Yep great looking job. I have installd and sealed a lot of saltillo but raw not prefinished. And I have striped lots of stuff but not saltillo. I would make some samples like Davy said. Try different...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By mark999
butting tiles together with no grout joint is a...

butting tiles together with no grout joint is a no no .
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By mark999
Chase. 3foot x5foot shower floor x 36 pieces of...

Chase. 3foot x5foot shower floor x 36 pieces of tile per sheet is 540 tiles to set individually. I think I would be calling Wayfair.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By mark999
Maren Very nice work. I an with Davy. 3 part...

Maren

Very nice work. I an with Davy. 3 part sand and 1 part portland cement. Try to find a fairly coarse sand, unlilke play sand. If you have building supply places close they will have bulk and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By mark999
Going with the extra ply was the right way to do...

Going with the extra ply was the right way to do it. Make sure you thinset screw and tape the ceement board per manuf. instructions. For the transition CX is spot on to run tile under where the door...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By mark999
Yep. you need to bring those trim pieces out from...

Yep. you need to bring those trim pieces out from the wall to cover the raw edges of the tiles where they stop at the ends of the counters. Looks like the trim pieces are thiner than they are deep. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,308
Posted By mark999
If you use screws to hold up the ledger board...

If you use screws to hold up the ledger board fill the holes with kidi fix.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,908
Posted By mark999
Was a flood test done on the new pan?

Was a flood test done on the new pan?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-05-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,470
Posted By mark999
You will have a better and easier time if you get...

You will have a better and easier time if you get your walls and floor as flat as you can. Do not use the little white soft spacers on the walls. Find some hard spacers or the horse shoe type spacers...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By mark999
paper face glass mosaic

The tile shop has a paper face mosaic that has a white coating on the back. when instslling do I need to knock down the ridges like most glass where you would see the trowel lines? Either way I will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-09-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By mark999
Thanks Raymond. Are you talking about something...

Thanks Raymond. Are you talking about something that looks like a cage or an egg beater? I was wondering if anybody uses the type that looks like a short version of the bucket mud mixer.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-09-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By mark999
mixing paddle

Time for a new mixing paddle for thinset. What is your preference?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By mark999
Thanks lou:)

Thanks lou:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By mark999
did not plastic mud when done

Just finished a final mud be on a stall floor about 3 hours ago. Is it a big deal to have not covers thw mud with plastic, Will it be crusty tomorrow morn. I did slick it down with a stell towel....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By mark999
noble flex drain flashing

Going to do a stall floor. The contractor has supplied value seal membrane with the noble seal drain flashing. I have never done one with this system. It is like the divit method but the drain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By mark999
installing 12x24 verticaly

I will be tiling some shower walls with 12x24 tile with the 24" going vertical. No brick joint, straight lay.. Each wall wiii have 2 2"x 2" tile as a feature strip going vertical(inbetween 2 of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By mark999
Imagine an interior drywall wall where carpenters...

Imagine an interior drywall wall where carpenters framed and durocked for a fireplace.floor to ceiling.You have the face wall and each end has a return wall about 10" The stacked stone is from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By mark999
stacked stone on fireplace with outside corners

I have done stacked stone on flat walls but never dealt with outside corners,factory made with the notches. Starting with a whole piece from the corner working to the other corner.How do you deal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By mark999
Thanks Shawn Kirdi membrane seems flimsy. Ar...

Thanks Shawn

Kirdi membrane seems flimsy. Ar you saying when it dries it will be stiff? And does the back need to go in first before tiling the face like you sugessted cause the schluter will be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By mark999
John, I think you are saying using a stud...

John,

I think you are saying using a stud tor a ledger board. Beter to go to big box and get a 1x2 or 1x4 MDF cheap and really straight. Screw it into studs and then patch holes or brace it up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By mark999
mosaic mounting to some kind of backer

Change order. Double niche was to have mosaic on back of niches but now they want the mosic on the sides top and bottom with schluter as trim in the inside. The porcelin in very thin with a detailed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-19-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By mark999
exactly what kind of grout did they use? The...

exactly what kind of grout did they use? The grout looks a little rough,the wall tile looks like it might have some lippage, and the shower is either out of square or the setter started out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By mark999
What are you going to use for the exsposed edges?...

What are you going to use for the exsposed edges?

Two layers of ply would be better.

Durock would be better than hardi. A liquid paint on membrane on the durock would be even better. Install...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By mark999
Please tell us what size tiles you will be using....

Please tell us what size tiles you will be using. And take a long straight edge preferbly 8-10 foot and see high high you are from high point to high point and let us know. Better to flatten the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,915
Posted By mark999
Wher exactly did you put up the 7/16 osb? On the...

Wher exactly did you put up the 7/16 osb? On the studs? One wall or all 3?

Note: use thinset and ceement board approved mesh tape on all seams and corners.

Note:use metal lathe and fat mud over...
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