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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 104
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Posted By speed51133
I can confirm that note, after staining more than...

I can confirm that note, after staining more than one vanity cabinet with spots of purple and carpet.....

At least the vanity was inside the cabinet and was mine. The carpet was my mom's:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 11:11 AM
Replies: 47
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Posted By speed51133
splotchy color can be from too much water, not...

splotchy color can be from too much water, not mixing it properly, or (the most common IMO) using too much water when washing off the haze.

You weighed your bag to 7lbs PRIOR to mixing it? Did you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 09:03 AM
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Views: 357
Posted By speed51133
I have been told by some local pros that "tile...

I have been told by some local pros that "tile geeks" on facebook (closed group) is where you need to go for information, as John Bridge let's any idiot with an email join :tongue:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:59 AM
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Views: 4,102
Posted By speed51133
I think you meant "noobs" or perhaps "newb", not...

I think you meant "noobs" or perhaps "newb", not nubs.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,101
Posted By speed51133
what make and model saw are you using? what make...

what make and model saw are you using? what make and model blade are you using?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 02:59 PM
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Posted By speed51133
reminds me of a college bar that had some random...

reminds me of a college bar that had some random holes in the wall in the bathroom. people would line up to piss into them.

Yet with a target this big, there is still piss everywhere....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By speed51133
As someone who works for a corporation with...

As someone who works for a corporation with marketing, engineering, customer service, and legal, let me assure you more times than not all those divisions have no idea what the other is doing. In...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By speed51133
They state about 1in thick at the perimeter, and...

They state about 1in thick at the perimeter, and 1/4in thick at the drain. Keep in mind that is just some article from 2013 which is not written by schluter. I would not cite it as authoritative by...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By speed51133
I would not set tile in a room temperature room...

I would not set tile in a room temperature room using tiles that are at or below water freezing temps. You are asking for trouble in terms of cracking and bad bonding. I believe this is the common...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 467
Posted By speed51133
it's not the grout:bonk:

it's not the grout:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,483
Posted By speed51133
I would not worry about the color of primer. ...

I would not worry about the color of primer.

The trap is fine
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 467
Posted By speed51133
Again, your issue is not the grout. I would not...

Again, your issue is not the grout. I would not fixate on it at all. Grout can be underwater 24/7. Getting it wet doesn't matter. Even missing grout is not your problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 467
Posted By speed51133
did you test and measure both the preslope and...

did you test and measure both the preslope and final slope for proper slope and consistency?? Is the drain set too high in the mortar bed?

Your issue is NOT water getting "under" the tile through...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 467
Posted By speed51133
Was the floor waterproofed??

Was the floor waterproofed??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 467
Posted By speed51133
it may be the nature of the beast with marble....

it may be the nature of the beast with marble. This issue comes up time and time again. One of the reasons why real marble is frowned upon, despite it being in all the instigramz.

I would not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,483
Posted By speed51133
AWJ? Association of Women Jurists???

AWJ?
Association of Women Jurists???
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,483
Posted By speed51133
I am pretty sure the reason it is not code is the...

I am pretty sure the reason it is not code is the bends are much tighter on the fittings you have. Also, the internal diameter of the fitting is smaller.

In this application, I just don't see a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,483
Posted By speed51133
No inspector I know would.... But if you can...

No inspector I know would....

But if you can get in there, just cut out that piece and use the proper pipe/fittings. You won't need to touch the actual drain or shower pan.

that is if you need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,483
Posted By speed51133
gotcha. Just looked really short on one leg of...

gotcha. Just looked really short on one leg of the 22 degree fitting.

IF you need to re-do the piping, there is no salvaging of your pan. It is a tear out, unless you have access from underneath....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,483
Posted By speed51133
You may have used schedule 40 pvc fittings...

You may have used schedule 40 pvc fittings instead? Since this is a non-pressure application I think your only issue would be how tight the bend is. Let a pro comment on if it is ok. I believe it is....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By speed51133
keep in mind the "span" measurement for the...

keep in mind the "span" measurement for the deflecto calculator is NOT the span of the room. (width or length of the room). It can be much much larger, or much much smaller. The deflecto calculator...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By speed51133
There are many ways to properly do it. What you...

There are many ways to properly do it. What you have there is not even close to one of them.

With that drain and the rubber sheet... a sloped mortar bed is first constructed. Then the rubber...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By speed51133
The builder will say a 5 dollar tube of caulk is...

The builder will say a 5 dollar tube of caulk is the fix.

The problem is mostly how the shower was constructed. How often is it used? Again, was a flood test performed?

This was build 6 years...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By speed51133
as mentioned, the basic construction of the...

as mentioned, the basic construction of the shower looks like a hodgepodge of various products that are not supposed to be matched together.

That drain does not go with that foam pan. The gray...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,917
Posted By speed51133
The switches will be all tiled. Stupid...

The switches will be all tiled.

Stupid sheet rockers didn't take off the switches when they hung the drywall. I subbed that part out...
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