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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Shady at Best
The whole phillips and their allies can be...

The whole phillips and their allies can be confusing. Don't forget posidrive phillips.



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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,602
Views: 1,401,411
Posted By Shady at Best
Lol. I didn't even look that far. Couldn't get...

Lol. I didn't even look that far. Couldn't get past the tile and the shower head. The handle is amazing

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-28-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4,602
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Posted By Shady at Best
I was doing some electrical work at this flip....

I was doing some electrical work at this flip. The realtor knew that i did tile work and asked if i had checked out the bathrooms. I think she was bragging.
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Shady at Best
Drywall bits vs #2 phillips

Anyone know the reasoning behind using a true drywall phillips bit vs a regular #2 phillips?
I am not talking about a bit with a dimpler built in. I am talking about the skinny #2 phillips. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
$60 in uponor fittings later. Sent from my...

$60 in uponor fittings later.
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-13-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,453
Posted By Shady at Best
I salvage old tape measures and make lightweight,...

I salvage old tape measures and make lightweight, flexible, yard sticks out of them. I cut the tape at the 30ish inch mark and keep one at the saw and one with me on the floor/ wall. Use it to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the reply. I never think about...

Thanks for the reply. I never think about actually telling you guys what you are looking at.
It's a phylrich tub deck rough in.
It's 3/4 npt both Male and female. Both hot and cold water lines...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
Here is another question for you guys. What...

Here is another question for you guys. What would be your preferred way to connect the outer valves to the center t. It is 3/4 inch male and female pipe thread. Would you solder it with copper, use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By Shady at Best
Who picked out that grout color? Those...

Who picked out that grout color?

Those joints do seem a tad high or overfilled. Removing the grout will be a nightmare but not for you. It can be fixed. And have him fix that tile while he is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
This seriously sucks. What's the trick to...

This seriously sucks. What's the trick to grouting limestone. Besides using a grout release and dampening the surface of the tile first? Meanwhile allowing the grout to firm up enough to keep the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
Both of them. Since they are the same. [emoji6] ...

Both of them. Since they are the same. [emoji6]


Here is what i did for prep. Sealed the limestone, i have been calling it travertine, with 511 impregnator, let it dry. Wiped a 2 foot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
I will try letting it firm up. This travertine...

I will try letting it firm up. This travertine sure sucks to work with. It sucks all the moisture out of the grout and falls off the float after one pass.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Shady at Best
Doesn't schluter make plastic trim along with...

Doesn't schluter make plastic trim along with aluminum? I could see plastic trim cracking or getting brittle over a very long period of time, 10 + years. Especially if it were subject to uv rays ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
Another question. Is this normal grout height or...

Another question. Is this normal grout height or fullness? My tech is spread there grout, let it sit for a few mins. Wring out a sponge till no water comes out, do a light pressure swirling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Shady at Best
I am assuming you are going horizontally? Have...

I am assuming you are going horizontally? Have you considered running them veritcally?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,348
Posted By Shady at Best
I like making relief cuts at all of the 90 degree...

I like making relief cuts at all of the 90 degree intersections. Anywhere 2 planes come together. The rest should peel right off

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks Davy. Prism it is. I have used prism a...

Thanks Davy. Prism it is. I have used prism a dozen or so times. Overall i like pridm but i do have an issue with it. It likes to fall or sag out of the joints on vertical surfaces. Any way to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
Will non sanded look better than sanded? Some of...

Will non sanded look better than sanded? Some of the joints are larger than 1/16th because the tiles are not the same size. But not too big for non sanded.

I will use the 511. I have plenty. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Shady at Best
Mousse, yogurt and pudding do not describe it. ...

Mousse, yogurt and pudding do not describe it. It should not pour out of the container

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Shady at Best
Multiple questions on stepping my game up and travertine tile

Hi guys. I am getting to the finishing steps on my current bathroom remodel. I have come up with a dozen or so questions related to things that have come up while doing this bathroom but not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By Shady at Best
I am here with the same type of question. Quartz...

I am here with the same type of question. Quartz tub deck on kerdi. No weight will be on the tub deck. The end of the deck slopes down into the shower.
Thinset or silicon? The installers are here....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-18-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,824
Posted By Shady at Best
I decided that i dislike 12x24 also. I really...

I decided that i dislike 12x24 also. I really dislike plank and any running bond pattern in a small area.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-17-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Shady at Best
Ended up going with 1/4th inch hardi backer and...

Ended up going with 1/4th inch hardi backer and took the cup wheel to the shower floor.
Caught the homeowner walking on the shower floor when i came back in from making cuts.
He said he walked...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,392
Posted By Shady at Best
After 2 weeks of drying I decided to start...

After 2 weeks of drying I decided to start separating the kerdi band and kerdi membrane from the kerdi panel. Both thinsets held on to the kerdi extremely well. Both pulled the fleece from the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-07-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks Jim and cx. That is what I thought.

Thanks Jim and cx.

That is what I thought.
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