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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 225
Posted By smifwal
I used flexcolor cq on a low fired glass and it...

I used flexcolor cq on a low fired glass and it was a disaster, fortunately it was in a small section and was easily replaced. I did test it prior to installing the tile and it didn't scratch and I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,320
Posted By smifwal
I like CX use one because they are easier/faster...

I like CX use one because they are easier/faster you can mark everything all at once and then you can keep track of the rows as you go. I bought mine for that reason. I also use digital levels...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By smifwal
I have this one. A bit more in your price range...

I have this one. A bit more in your price range Justin? I use this thing all the time. From finding leaks, to locating clogs in radiator hoses in my skid and back hoe, to test the air coming out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-11-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By smifwal
Where part of Missouri are you in?

Where part of Missouri are you in?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By smifwal
Ardex feather finish meets those requirements

Ardex feather finish meets those requirements
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By smifwal
Sounds astronomical. I the last one I did took...

Sounds astronomical. I the last one I did took about 2 hours , start to finish. It was a simple 100 amp box There was no power to the house (we had the line dropped to remove some trees) pretty sure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By smifwal
I got that message yesterday about the token and...

I got that message yesterday about the token and once a couple of days ago. I do the same as Kman, straight through chrome, no app
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By smifwal
I use USG shower systems and depends on the...

I use USG shower systems and depends on the situation, on how I do the drain. If I have no access from below or if it is a crawl space( I don't want to get under a house where all the spiders hang...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,384
Posted By smifwal
Went back and tried again all is well

Went back and tried again all is well
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,384
Posted By smifwal
I taught this to a tile guy years ago. I thought...

I taught this to a tile guy years ago. I thought it might help someone here.

Whenever putting carpet back to tile. If you are using a kicker make relief cuts before you kick it up on the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,697
Views: 1,517,272
Posted By smifwal
update to post #4690 they thought this would look...

update to post #4690 they thought this would look "better" and a few more from the same house, last 2 are opposing walls in the shame tub surround
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By smifwal
I know nothing about those pans but it why not...

I know nothing about those pans but it why not skim the whole pan with floor patch and then red gaurd the whole thing
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By smifwal
Dan, sometimes adjusting the bar down will help...

Dan, sometimes adjusting the bar down will help you get a more consistent and deeper score. What tile did you use?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By smifwal
I only own sigmas so I can't speak to the other...

I only own sigmas so I can't speak to the other brands, but I'm completely happy with what I got. As Dan mentioned you sometimes get a gnarly edge in the body of the tile, if that happens I will run...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By smifwal
Very true and very frustrating. A brand new...

Very true and very frustrating. A brand new sponge helps though. I use the sponge that Ardex makes, they are more expensive than the ones from Homer barley, and they last way longer especially if you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By smifwal
Or lath and plaster

Or lath and plaster
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By smifwal
How about durock ( not hardi, or fiber rock),...

How about durock ( not hardi, or fiber rock), Ardex feather finish(for your seams) redgaurd, oil based paint
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By smifwal
If you have or have access to a snapper I would...

If you have or have access to a snapper I would use that for anything straight. I get the cleanest cut from my sigma most of the time depending on the tile
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By smifwal
Nope. it is built in and doesn't need it. Never...

Nope. it is built in and doesn't need it. Never had a problem. shower, backsplash,floor, wall no where. I will say polished tiles it is a pain in the... To clean off the haze but the good out weigh...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By smifwal
I use it on every job it is my go to

I use it on every job it is my go to
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-16-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By smifwal
Close enough is never really close enough...

Close enough is never really close enough...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By smifwal
I am going to guess that this area is wet, maybe...

I am going to guess that this area is wet, maybe spilled water and that appears to be about the color of hydro ban and I hope that your installer was wiping the floor down as he went to clean off all...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By smifwal
So you got some mud experience, Great you are...

So you got some mud experience, Great you are ahead of the game. Minimum thickness of a unbonded mud bed is 1 1/4 in. And you can do as mike suggested and nail up perimeter screeds and screed off of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By smifwal
with a liquid membrane you have to do a divot...

with a liquid membrane you have to do a divot around the drain, so you are going to have to bust out around the drain and then you would have to create the divot resulting in a cold joint and when...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-09-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,719
Posted By smifwal
color matched caulking would be a option

color matched caulking would be a option
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