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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,074
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
He's referencing the note after the article from...

He's referencing the note after the article from sakrete. Never saw that anywhere. Do you have cast iron pipes? Does the shower drain well?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,616
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
2014 plumbing code not valid. They added that you...

2014 plumbing code not valid. They added that you have to have a water barrier on a sunken shower. It made everyone mad and they just got rid of that from state code. I've painted on lots of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-09-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
concern is probably negative hydrostatic pressure...

concern is probably negative hydrostatic pressure on the slc
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
If the concrete absorbs water...............yes. ...

If the concrete absorbs water...............yes.
Have the deck mud ready and place it on the paste immediately. The paste will dry very quickly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,728
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Are you doing a shower pan that is recessed or...

Are you doing a shower pan that is recessed or mudding a flat floor?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
metal lath, liquid nail, wall mud, thinset, stiff...

metal lath, liquid nail, wall mud, thinset, stiff wire to bend as tools for installing lath, thinset, grout, creativity and patience.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
If you do the traditional correctly, and you use...

If you do the traditional correctly, and you use drywall with the Kerdi, there's almost no price difference.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
You have an uneven concrete floor. The drypack...

You have an uneven concrete floor. The drypack will level it. The plywood will just sit there.
The drypack mud will not be as affected by water; the plywood wood rot away.
Who said it takes 5 days?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
You need to mud the floor with drypack. What...

You need to mud the floor with drypack.
What does degradation to the edges of the concrete mean?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
They sound like the sunshine pavers we have here...

They sound like the sunshine pavers we have here in Florida. 1/2" thick, extremely rough surface just like a brick? or I have seen a smoother one that is closer to quarry tile.
I've never soaked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,291
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Patch holes with scraps of Kerdi. Remember 2"...

Patch holes with scraps of Kerdi. Remember 2" away from hole so at least 4"x4" peices minimum.
Caulk only in changes of plane. You can get matching silicone if using TEC or Laticrete grout, not all...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-22-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 148,360
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
It's getting bad for everyone. ...

It's getting bad for everyone.



Responses:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-22-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Joint space was max for the grout. Grout was...

Joint space was max for the grout.
Grout was not packed into joint.
Mixed too wet.
Cleaned with too much water.
Dry absorbant stone and subfloor sucked the water out too quickly.
Really hot that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-22-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,611
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
I meant I waited until the next morning. ...

I meant I waited until the next morning.
Actually I'm suprised you get 272 at all. Haven't seen it here since last December. But even at $10 a bag, that's still $180. and your still using a product...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Not worried about your knowledge level because we...

Not worried about your knowledge level because we know you know what your doing, so I'll just point out 2 things.
From the "Glass tile Installation guide" pg. 11 last line of the 2011 TCNA handbook....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Rent a floor buffer from Home Depot and attach...

Rent a floor buffer from Home Depot and attach sandpaper. The lowest grit you can is best. I think it's a 12 grit paper and it's a really dark red with what appears to be black rocks attached. That's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-22-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,611
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
I used the XL on a house to meet up with some...

I used the XL on a house to meet up with some hardwood. But after reading the one post from Mattlev(?) or something like that; he's up in Massachusetts; about him having a problem with apparently...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,218
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
You can't. Some people just know everything.

You can't. Some people just know everything.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
After 2 years I think you have zero chance. I'd...

After 2 years I think you have zero chance.
I'd either change to a new tile for the new area, or tearout the existing and redo the entire area.
Forum: The Mud Box 06-13-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,281
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Can't beleive the aftershocks are lasting so...

Can't beleive the aftershocks are lasting so long.
Jim,
What's a CBD?
Forum: The Mud Box 06-09-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
:crazy:

:crazy:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Most people I know feel that a wood threshhold...

Most people I know feel that a wood threshhold always looks better with a wood floor directly under the door.
If you want a thin marble threshhold; buy a 2" wide one and cut it down to the width you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,627
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
Is this the statement giving you the hee bee gee...

Is this the statement giving you the hee bee gee bees?
It says right before this on interior apps, all surfaces (including vertical porcelin) are good.
It's on exterior apps that they say floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,627
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
difference is amount of thinset it applies.

difference is amount of thinset it applies.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,627
Posted By scuttlebuttrp
mesh and thinset

mesh and thinset
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