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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By smifwal
Hell I got at least 5 pics on my phone that I...

Hell I got at least 5 pics on my phone that I could summon easily that have some sort of blue tape in them holding tile or schutler profiles. Though I have never used half of a roll of blue tape on 3...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By smifwal
I should have googled it, I was thinking it was...

I should have googled it, I was thinking it was like denshield I feel silly...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By smifwal
would you happen to have Ardex available to you?...

would you happen to have Ardex available to you? If you did I would recommend Ardex X5 from top to bottom




That is attractive :scratch: that sound crazy expensive and for a few more bucks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By smifwal
You want a set of these if you do end up doing...

You want a set of these if you do end up doing some of those monsters, you can find these cheaper than the link ,but it was the easiest link for me to copy and paste. You definitely want the one that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By smifwal
i under stand 100% I have 2 of these ...

i under stand 100% I have 2 of these

https://www.harborfreight.com/1-18-in-sds-variable-speed-pro-rotary-hammer-kit-64288.html

and this summer I bought one of these, I didn't buy it for tile....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By smifwal
It would be 2k if I had to drive out there from...

It would be 2k if I had to drive out there from Kansas to do it but I can't see how a guy would charge you that much in if they were in town, sounds like someone is trying to make their week on just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By smifwal
Another thing I would do is place tile on carts,...

Another thing I would do is place tile on carts, I made a couple out of car dollies and a piece of plywood. These have a nub from the nut, I drilled a hole in the plywood so the plywood would sit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 761
Posted By smifwal
I use this one if I don't custom build them ...

I use this one if I don't custom build them

https://www.noblecompanyonlinestore.com/product/76/314-rectangular-noble-niche
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 836
Posted By smifwal
moisture sandwich!?

moisture sandwich!?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By smifwal
The bumps in the flex bone are like gauge pins,....

The bumps in the flex bone are like gauge pins,. And the spike roller would be unnecessary since you are just "filling" the voidsno need to break the tension
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By smifwal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C27KTxdJfJY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C27KTxdJfJY
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,260
Posted By smifwal
What product are available in your area? If...

What product are available in your area?

If it we me I would use Planipatch in the inch area in 2 lifts and the self level the rest unless it was a small section then I would use Ardex feather...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By smifwal
. I measure from the stop to the edge of the jamb...

. I measure from the stop to the edge of the jamb and split the difference. So that would be in the middle of the yellow and blue line.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-31-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,260
Posted By smifwal
where are you seeing this?

where are you seeing this?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,260
Posted By smifwal
Ardex K 15 is good from a 1/8"-1 1/2" of you can...

Ardex K 15 is good from a 1/8"-1 1/2" of you can source it
Combined with Ardex feather finish will get you where you need to be
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By smifwal
Where does the door close, on the yellow line or...

Where does the door close, on the yellow line or to the left of the red line? Why do you need a threshold? Your tile is supposed to fall in the middle of where the door shuts so when you close the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By smifwal
my rep never got back to me, he must be on...

my rep never got back to me, he must be on holiday but here is a link to find the rep in your area,

https://www.ardexamericas.com/find-your-rep/
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-28-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 18,001
Posted By smifwal
You don't want to use flexcolor CQ for this tile....

You don't want to use flexcolor CQ for this tile. Point I was trying to make was that I never use unsanded grout and I use flex color CQ in its place but this tile is so delicate that I HAD to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By smifwal
all of those companies have a comparable thinset,...

all of those companies have a comparable thinset, I have used them all. I just like using ardex more than the others. It is a ford, chevy, dodge debate on which one is best. I will say if you use a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 18,001
Posted By smifwal
I set a tile almost identical to the ones that...

I set a tile almost identical to the ones that you are showing from dal tile. It had the same lugs, I still used a 1/16 horse shoe, I was always taught you want space between your tiles and if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By smifwal
well of you invite Tonto then he could help you...

well of you invite Tonto then he could help you speed up the tiling and you both could go skiing, seems like a win-win. You might even be able to rope him in to the showers

If not, I like Ardex...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-25-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21,853
Views: 4,892,289
Posted By smifwal
Merry Christmas Christopher. Jerry: I have...

Merry Christmas Christopher.

Jerry: I have used a pair or two of something similar I think, they are thicker than your average nitrile glove? I like that you almost never had blow outs putting...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-24-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21,853
Views: 4,892,289
Posted By smifwal
Funny as this is, this is where I got the idea...

Funny as this is, this is where I got the idea for the gloves while you sleep

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lfxo4Ls9fbc
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-24-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21,853
Views: 4,892,289
Posted By smifwal
https://www.medexsupply.com/disposable-gloves-nitr...

https://www.medexsupply.com/disposable-gloves-nitrile-exam-gloves-gloves-exam-apex-pro-pf-nitrile-latex-free-medium-1000-case-x_pid-103591.html?pid=103591


I bought this same case September 2019...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-24-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21,853
Views: 4,892,289
Posted By smifwal
When I first started setting tile I didn't wear...

When I first started setting tile I didn't wear gloves and I worked at UPS handling packages you wouldn't believe how rough that is on your hands. I bought some gloves from the make up section at...
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