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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-08-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,665
Posted By MudGuy
Frank - Looks like cement tile to me and...

Frank -

Looks like cement tile to me and based on your location, pretty sure manufactured by Tiles de Santa Fe.
Contact is Stefan (owner) at www.tilesofoldsantafe.com.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,146
Posted By MudGuy
What Mark said ... Kerabond/Keralastic is...

What Mark said ...

Kerabond/Keralastic is better suited to different applications, is not intended to be a bright white mortar and is not recommended for clear or translucent glass. Mapei makes a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,557
Posted By MudGuy
Frank - Composeal liner, outside corners and...

Frank -

Composeal liner, outside corners and cement available at...

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,338
Posted By MudGuy
Rich - Option #2 with the 1.5" cut tiles and...

Rich -

Option #2 with the 1.5" cut tiles and keep the bullnose aligned with your field tile. Lightly sand the cut edges of your cut pieces and face them towards the deco pieces. Miter deco pieces...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-25-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,796
Posted By MudGuy
:goodpost:

:goodpost:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-23-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By MudGuy
Stoner, curious, how come? :scratch: Nice...

Stoner, curious, how come? :scratch:
Nice looking shack by the way. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-20-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By MudGuy
Squeegee and towel dry to keep that glass looking...

Squeegee and towel dry to keep that glass looking new. I wouldn't add any other chemicals or sealers - can't see that helping the water drain off the shelf. :bow:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-18-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,612
Posted By MudGuy
:eek: .

:eek:


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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-18-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By MudGuy
Michael - Mapei Adisilex P10, bright white,...

Michael -

Mapei Adisilex P10, bright white, non-sag, specifically for glass - good stuff.

http://www.mapei.it/Referenze/Multimedia/AdesilexP10_TDS_EA.pdf
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-15-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22,063
Views: 6,116,509
Posted By MudGuy
Michal - Really like the mix of 1x1's in your...

Michal - Really like the mix of 1x1's in your shower, nicely done. :bow:
Is that a mix of Noce and Crema or something a little more exotic?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,660
Posted By MudGuy
Sounds like an excellent, textbook installation...

Sounds like an excellent, textbook installation by your description, just a couple small corners lacking a bit of thinset mortar. You could mix up a little mortar and work it in under the corners...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-12-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,599
Posted By MudGuy
If the homeowner wants to hire another tile guy,...

If the homeowner wants to hire another tile guy, said tile guy should be placing his own mud pan. It says loads about this installers experience/ability, if he’s willing to install on anything other...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-12-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,293
Posted By MudGuy
Scott - This might help,...

Scott -

This might help, http://www.mapei.it/Referenze/Multimedia/Ultraplan1Plus_TDS_EA.pdf , featheredge to 1.5" in one lift, gravel can be placed up to 1/2 the pour thickness.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,361
Posted By MudGuy
Hey Jim, perhaps a reply that you have advised...

Hey Jim, perhaps a reply that you have advised Warner Bros. of his use of Fred and Barney on his website....:D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,652
Posted By MudGuy
Naaaah Bill, I meant both backer board and tile...

Naaaah Bill, I meant both backer board and tile to be no more than 6 lbs/sf...
However, upon closer reading, it may actually just refer to tile weight. :shrug:


"The weight of the tile shall not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,652
Posted By MudGuy
Engineer is a good idea. TCNA indicates framing...

Engineer is a good idea. TCNA indicates framing must be capable of supporting the weight of backer board and tile - 1/2" cbu = 6 lb/sf with 16" o.c. framing spacing, does not specify joist size.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By MudGuy
Jack, it's quarry tile. Even with boxes of the...

Jack, it's quarry tile. Even with boxes of the original tile in hand, it wouldn't match a floor with 50 years of foot traffic, cleaners, waxes and unknown maintenance. Match it as closely as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,035
Posted By MudGuy
Oops....did I say Italy? :D Never a problem...

Oops....did I say Italy? :D
Never a problem with the Rubi TS series, Paulie. I can see what I'm scoring and the breaking system above and below the tile always provides a clean cut. :shrug:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,230
Posted By MudGuy
Ben - When using Kerdi or Ditra, Schluter...

Ben - When using Kerdi or Ditra, Schluter recommendations apply. :)
Laticrete, Mapei, Tec, etc; will always recommend a modified thinset for porcelain tile but this does not apply when using Kerdi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By MudGuy
It would be helpful to know exactly what you were...

It would be helpful to know exactly what you were setting with and if you're referring to cleaning the joints or surface of the tile. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,939
Posted By MudGuy
Miracle Impregnator is fine for your application,...

Miracle Impregnator is fine for your application, before and after grout - respirator advised. Grout selection should have been sanded and would have minimized the amount of grout stuck to the tile...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,035
Posted By MudGuy
Brent – One pass only when you score the tile. ...

Brent – One pass only when you score the tile. Practice with a few straight cuts to get a feel for the cutter. Diagonal cuts require a tad more technique. Some porcelains will not snap, requiring...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,290
Posted By MudGuy
Thank you Jeff. Nicely executed. :tup2:

Thank you Jeff. Nicely executed. :tup2:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By MudGuy
Hey...Brudda Matt. :bow:

Hey...Brudda Matt. :bow:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By MudGuy
I guess more importantly, how cold did it get in...

I guess more importantly, how cold did it get in the house? If your grout job coincided with one of those colder nights, cold house, porcelain tile - the grout takes longer to dry, curing lighter. ...
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