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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-04-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By 916tile
I will be there Wednesday and Thursday. I hear...

I will be there Wednesday and Thursday. I hear no video in the convention center so maybe we can meet somewhere else? I'll be staying at the Hyatt Regency right there

Tile Money- Were good for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-02-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,751
Posted By 916tile
I would love too!

I would love too!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-02-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,751
Posted By 916tile
Cool stuff. I might have time for a YouTube...

Cool stuff. I might have time for a YouTube interview too if your up for it...would love to hear about the tile installation methods and happenings in Texas... How you got into the trade, your...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-01-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By 916tile
They were 8x48 Emser Legacy (Italian). Nice...

They were 8x48 Emser Legacy (Italian). Nice porcelain but definitely had a bow in them.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-01-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,751
Posted By 916tile
I'll be there Wednesday and Thursday. If you...

I'll be there Wednesday and Thursday. If you recognize me from my vids come say Hi, I'll have some t-shirts and stickers.

Wife and I will be at Disneyworld Friday and Saturday....

Nice...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,189
Views: 860,171
Posted By 916tile
I highly encourage everyone to use a helper...

I highly encourage everyone to use a helper whenever they can. I know it is hard to find good help, but if we don't train the next man up, our trade will slowly die off and be replaced by guys...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By 916tile
Thank you! That was the answer I was looking...

Thank you! That was the answer I was looking for. We recently did a 7000 sf project in Tiburon, which sits on the edge of the San Franciso Bay (very high humidity and cool temperatures). We...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,189
Views: 860,171
Posted By 916tile
Thumbs down It works great for rubbing out a float and its a...

It works great for rubbing out a float and its a dream on deck mud too. Look me up when you're up in Sac
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By 916tile
Different types of fast setting mortar. Mapei Ultraflex RS.

Does anyone know the chemical that is used in Mapei Ultraflex RS "fast setting"? Its a dream to work with. Like 1-2 hours of pot life but when it kicks it goes off and dries completely almost...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,189
Views: 860,171
Posted By 916tile
Northern California Floating Method

Here's a run down of how we "one coat" float walls here in Northern California. Its only an hour long :)

https://youtu.be/dHMfEIwY6X8
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
Yes, I had an instagram friend send me a bucket...

Yes, I had an instagram friend send me a bucket of kerdi-coll from the UK. It smells, feels, mixes up, and dries just like 8+9. I would put money on it that Kerd-Coll is on US shelves by the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-03-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
Yes, same stuff. Acrylic base and reactive cement...

Yes, same stuff. Acrylic base and reactive cement powder. I have tested both products.
I wouldn't be surprised if we don't see it on the market here soon.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-21-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
I agree it "works". My testing was merely to...

I agree it "works". My testing was merely to show what happens in a 7 day flood test with Ardex X-5 thinset.

Try this, its pretty easy....
1.)Cut yourself a 8"x8" piece of 1/2" kerdi board. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-15-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
I am talking about the thinset on top of the...

I am talking about the thinset on top of the kerdi to adhere the tile.



this was in response to a "real world" issue where water may sit on top of kerdi for extended periods of time
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-14-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
Correct. I have only tested Kerdi, becuase of my...

Correct. I have only tested Kerdi, becuase of my long track record with it and it is the most widely used, by far. But I have no doubt that all of them perform in a similar way.



The only...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-13-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
They require different methods of installation...

They require different methods of installation which allow it to be submerged in pools and fountains. US would allow it but they call for a 50% overlap on the sheets which is so impractical it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-12-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
1. Kerdi is rated for Roman Tubs. 2. I have...

1. Kerdi is rated for Roman Tubs.
2. I have done tests with similar results with unmodified. But you are correct.
3. See #1.
4. Innovation Workshop part 1. 10/8/15. Reno, NV
5. That's a good...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-12-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
Actually they have great products and works well...

Actually they have great products and works well for most installations. I still use it, but I understand how it performs and it's limitations and make adjustments based on what I know.
That...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
Schluter does not make it, they private label it...

Schluter does not make it, they private label it from another manufacturer. You cannot buy it here. Last thing Schluter wants to do is tell us there is another product you need to use if you need...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-08-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
I encourage you to make a similar test with...

I encourage you to make a similar test with ardex. The moisture clearly entered areas that was 100% coverage. The fact that the membrane against the drywall had some ridges shouldn't affect the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-08-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
Watch this video : https://youtu.be/Nl-c8LH6cmo ...

Watch this video : https://youtu.be/Nl-c8LH6cmo

I have tried it several times, and ask you rep. Kerdi-fix is used to bond kerdi to surfaces that you cant use thinset on...tub flanges, stainless...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
No. Kerdi fix actually speeds up the water...

No. Kerdi fix actually speeds up the water migration by matting down the fibers. A thick 2" embedded swatch of kerdi fix will work, but not a bead. Try it on a simple test...fold a corner, put a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
I did not take the video down because of anyone's...

I did not take the video down because of anyone's criticism of my techniques...I've been doing YouTube videos for almost 10 years, and I have heard it all. You can't be in this game unless you have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-04-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
Sorry guys, I need to take the video down....

Sorry guys, I need to take the video down. Anyways, I hope you guys try some of your own testing and report back. This is a great forum and I'll be around.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-04-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,243
Posted By 916tile
I have done Laticrete 317 (high quality...

I have done Laticrete 317 (high quality unmodified) which yielded better results and the absorption was somewhat slower.
I published that video about 3 weeks ago.

A good test to do would be the...
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