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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Davy
What Bubba said. He will have much better control...

What Bubba said. He will have much better control with an oscillating tool. I would do anything it takes to avoid having to remove a tile.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21,995
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Posted By Davy
I agree with the others, no way I would put a cap...

I agree with the others, no way I would put a cap on it. They have given you the bathrooms which shows they trust you. They probably realize that tiling a ceiling like that is out of the ordinary and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,030
Posted By Davy
It's hard to tell looking at that picture. Dry...

It's hard to tell looking at that picture. Dry pack isn't as rich and wet as the wall mud and is usually a different shade of gray after it dries. That looks like maybe the same mud was used on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,030
Posted By Davy
The mud in this pic shows what a scratch coat...

The mud in this pic shows what a scratch coat looks like. While the mud is wet, we scratch it with a small hand held rake. The rough surface makes the next coat grab hold.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,030
Posted By Davy
No, your first pictures were taken before the...

No, your first pictures were taken before the floor was mudded and the video was taken after the floor was removed. Like Cx said, the guy in your video is pouring water down the weep holes after the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,030
Posted By Davy
You mentioned in post 22 that dry pack wasn't...

You mentioned in post 22 that dry pack wasn't used. Even if the weep holes were wide open, using concrete or other dense mud will cause the mud bed to become saturated. I've seen it on several...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-15-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Davy
They do make an off set drain but I'm not sure if...

They do make an off set drain but I'm not sure if that's what you're talking about. Explain if you don't mind.

To use planks, the floor will need to be flat, yet pitched toward the drain. Usually...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-14-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By Davy
Glad it worked out, Eileen. Now you see why we...

Glad it worked out, Eileen. Now you see why we keep Bubba around. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Davy
Scrape out the black caulk using a razor blade....

Scrape out the black caulk using a razor blade. Mask off the granite and use white caulk.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Davy
Going by the book, it's kinda thin for a bonded...

Going by the book, it's kinda thin for a bonded mud bed but I've done it many times before. You can make it as level or out of level as you want.

Best I recall, Wediboard can be thinsetted down to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-11-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Davy
You could remove the screws and Hardie and patch...

You could remove the screws and Hardie and patch the liner. Still not a good situation but the pan liner glue does have a real good bond when patched correctly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,030
Posted By Davy
Yep, I lived in Anaheim back in the late 80's....

Yep, I lived in Anaheim back in the late 80's. I'm familiar with the hot mop odor, stinks up the whole neighborhood. :) Sorry to hear about your shower problems.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Davy
You need to get rid of the MDF. What's under the...

You need to get rid of the MDF. What's under the MDF? Tell us more about how the floor is built. Check your floor framing with the Deflecto that's in the dark blue bar above.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,030
Posted By Davy
Danny, you can keep us posted here on this...

Danny, you can keep us posted here on this thread. Keep in mind, there are many installation procedures and they all can fail if not done correctly.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Davy
I doubt the foam is as solid sounding as a mud...

I doubt the foam is as solid sounding as a mud bed. I wouldn't consider a hollow sound a failure unless you see it flex too. If there's no movement, I'd leave it alone until it fails, which it may...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,890
Posted By Davy
Also, does the tub have a lip to keep the water...

Also, does the tub have a lip to keep the water contained?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By Davy
Regardless of what you do with this piece, I...

Regardless of what you do with this piece, I would go ahead and buy a box of tiles in case you need another one or two in the future. What will you do in 2-3 years when this tile is discontinued ?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Davy
I'd make them like your alternative choice. The...

I'd make them like your alternative choice. The main thing is to keep the blade away from the edge 1/16 like he shows. Practice on a couple first, it's not hard to get the hang of it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Davy
Like dad always said, tile is only as good as...

Like dad always said, tile is only as good as what's behind it. I'd pass on this job.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Davy
What is the white material, dimensional lumber?...

What is the white material, dimensional lumber? If so, I wouldn't use thinset mortar.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Davy
In my opinion, the easiest grout to use would be...

In my opinion, the easiest grout to use would be Custom's Prism and then seal it afterward. Or, you could use Mapei's Flexcolor, it doesn't need to be sealed but is a little harder to install. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Davy
I think you'll end up with a better and longer...

I think you'll end up with a better and longer lasting job if you get the concrete flat and bond the tiles.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Davy
Dave, I usually hang the top pieces over the...

Dave, I usually hang the top pieces over the risers. I think that looks best.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Davy
Dave, what grout did you use? Brand and type....

Dave, what grout did you use? Brand and type. Some grouts don't need to be sealed.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-29-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,153
Posted By Davy
I've used the Versabond LFT several times and...

I've used the Versabond LFT several times and can't tell much difference from regular Versabond. The "Natural Stone and Large Tile mortar" does have noticeable courser sand. I try to use it now days...
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