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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 40,996
Posted By M.Audette
Here's a couple to add to the thread

Here's a couple to add to the thread
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-12-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By M.Audette
Brian, I agree with you. But, I know...

Brian,

I agree with you.

But, I know one of my first attempts with SLC without a guage rake or grade pins, came out fairly wavy.

I'm hoping to coax it to follow my grade pins that are flat,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-12-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By M.Audette
Bookie, I primed the subfloor with NXT...

Bookie,

I primed the subfloor with NXT Primer, then installed plastic lath as per TCNA's recommendation, then installed the 5/16" Pex tubing over that.
Because of a doorway leading into the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-12-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By M.Audette
The only TCNA method I see for Hydronic over...

The only TCNA method I see for Hydronic over plywood uses an unbonded mud bed with a 1 1/4" minimum bed.

Has anyone used a bonded mud bed with hydronic before??
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-12-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By M.Audette
Can I lay deck mud 7/8" and still be ok?? I...

Can I lay deck mud 7/8" and still be ok??
I thought I needed a much thicker bed?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-12-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By M.Audette
SLC install, flat not level

Im wondering how much trouble I'll run into trying to install SLC flat but not level??

I've got a 425 sq ft kitchen floor that is kind of a long and narrow room, 13 x 33 and its 1 1/4" out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By M.Audette
Thanks Dave

Thanks Dave
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By M.Audette
cx, So am I right in thinking that you agree...

cx,

So am I right in thinking that you agree with Dave Gobis that a conventional pre-slope, liner, dry pack mud bed will perform better than a topically applied waterproof membrane such as Kerdi...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-21-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By M.Audette
Davy, Great points about the dry pack...

Davy,

Great points about the dry pack mixture. I've often wondered how moisture is able to pass through a product like 3701 Deck mud from Laticrete with all the latex in the mix.

I understand...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By M.Audette
Best shower pan system for Thassos marble floor

Hi all,

I have a project coming up that is using Thassos marble on the shower floor and I'm trying to come up with the best shower pan system to ward off the potential darkening of the marble when...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-30-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By M.Audette
Well except for the tiny microscopic pieces left,...

Well except for the tiny microscopic pieces left, most of the wall is laid. The advice to bullnose first then cut with a glass blade proved to be the answer. Thanks to all that chimed in.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By M.Audette
Dave, Thanks, I have a Vetro blade that I'll...

Dave,

Thanks, I have a Vetro blade that I'll try
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By M.Audette
Nelson, Maybe this picture will give a...

Nelson,

Maybe this picture will give a better perspective . Your right in that there are only be a few that come to points, and the tile that are on the left surface are going to be just cuts, but...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-24-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By M.Audette
Cutting small triangles out of Marble

Hi all,

My name is Marc and I'm looking for some advise on how to cut Grecian White marble into some fairly small pointed triangles without loosing the point. This marble is pretty granular and it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-11-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Posted By M.Audette
thanks Craig and Joe for the input

thanks Craig and Joe for the input
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-11-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Posted By M.Audette
Exterior grout question

I have a question about grouts used outside.

I have an exterior porch/entry way that I've installed porcelain tile on and the customer has selected a grout color from TEC.

Being in the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-12-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By M.Audette
Thanks cx, Jeff and Brian!! I guess next...

Thanks cx, Jeff and Brian!!

I guess next time I have a question I should search it first.

Marc
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-12-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By M.Audette
Metal marks on tile

I'm sure that someone out there has run into this before.

What do you guys use to get the grey/silver marks from aluminum straight edges off of gloss white tile?

I've tried acetone/laquer...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-08-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,857
Posted By M.Audette
on our last job the gc wanted to use 3/8"...

on our last job the gc wanted to use 3/8" drywall.

he supplied the rock and we installed it.

it cut easy and we just taped the seams, no taping to the floor.

if someone drops tools it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-15-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By M.Audette
thanks MM for the help greatly appreciated,...

thanks MM for the help
greatly appreciated, gonna order me one of those
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-13-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By M.Audette
ok I guess this just isn't an interesting post

ok I guess this just isn't an interesting post
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-12-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By M.Audette
Basement Floor Prep

So I have this basement remodel project and I'm not sure what the best system is to prep the floors for tile.

The issues I have are many,

First, the floors have to be ground down because they...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,875
Posted By M.Audette
They are looking for my opinion in what will be...

They are looking for my opinion in what will be the best installation in terms of ease of cleaning and durability

I gave them the option of epoxy grout ( 1/2 heartedly ) They balked at the extra...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,875
Posted By M.Audette
Commercial kitchen Actually a chinese...

Commercial kitchen

Actually a chinese restaurant
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,875
Posted By M.Audette
How about sealing after its grouted? Is...

How about sealing after its grouted?

Is bulletproof overkill?
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