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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-17-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
You can refill with grout, may hold, may not....

You can refill with grout, may hold, may not. That was most likely what came out in the first place. Thats the last stop for materials, mosaics, and you get the bottom of the rung material wise. In...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-14-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I would tend to think its been abraded enough by...

I would tend to think its been abraded enough by the carpet and a little bit of grit under the carpet to change the color, provided that's what was there. The edge would take the most abuse and seems...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-01-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Crystallizers are normally used in commercial...

Crystallizers are normally used in commercial areas, its quick but I call it lazy polishing and looks odd when it builds up, squirt and buff is why its common, not much knowledge needed. Ive seen...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-23-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
You can grab some 000 steel wool from hardware...

You can grab some 000 steel wool from hardware store and see if that will knock it off. It may, it also may not. Dont be afraid to bare down on the 000, you arent going to scratch it as long as...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-19-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Your half way there so I would encourage to work...

Your half way there so I would encourage to work it out. Take a look at the rest of the material, if it looks good then make sure they understand you will take responsibility for not sealing the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-18-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Great stone, considered a quartzite, its...

Great stone, considered a quartzite, its extremely dense and doesn't take in sealers very well.

Did he say he sealed it? What did he use? I would look at the rest of your material if it hasnt been...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I knew a company that did the pans this way in...

I knew a company that did the pans this way in Fla. 20+ years ago. They would cut the drain hole and score the back of the board from the corners to the drain. Used thinset set for a bond coat and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Pre-mixed bag goods tend to have too big of sand...

Pre-mixed bag goods tend to have too big of sand grit so they can use less cement, sand is cheaper. I find it not sticky enough and easier to break the initial bond.You would be better served...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-17-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I have that Montolit, you wont be disappointed. I...

I have that Montolit, you wont be disappointed. I also have a Rubi Tx 700 and 900. They both make great cutters, slight edge to the Montolit on the super hard materials.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-14-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I would spend the time to prep and get the floor...

I would spend the time to prep and get the floor in plane within a 1/8" for the entire area. Its not going to roll or bend and as big as it is you will be picking them up to get there anyway. I comb...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,041
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Snap cutters on the market are very accurate and...

Snap cutters on the market are very accurate and 10 times faster. Look into it on your next purchase.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Some of the Marazzi lines can leaned to the hard...

Some of the Marazzi lines can leaned to the hard side. The Pearl P4 should be easy enough to get if the Rigid doesnt work out for you
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Who is the tile manufacturer? Blades i have...

Who is the tile manufacturer?

Blades i have Rubi Viper, Lackamond Beast, Black Widow, MK Hot Dog, Pearl P4, Montolit DNA
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Cleaning will be tedious, you need a dental pick...

Cleaning will be tedious, you need a dental pick or a small screwdriver to clean the crevices. I think Johns thought on using caulk is a good one. Just do the ones that stand out and work down to the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
^^I agree, some tiles are harder than others....

^^I agree, some tiles are harder than others. Glazes are different so sometimes a continuous rim is needed and sometimes the mesh works better and others need a segmented blade. The harder it is the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-21-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Keep the shower curtain or door open when not in...

Keep the shower curtain or door open when not in use, closing it off keeps it damp.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-16-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
That design has been around for ever, I have one...

That design has been around for ever, I have one and use it regularly for 3x6
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-23-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,115
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
If you would like to help, revert Power Grout to...

If you would like to help, revert Power Grout to pre 1/17 formula. You guys mucked with it and you wouldn't be supplying distributors with hardener if there wasn't a issue.

Inferring that anyone...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-23-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I agree with the muriatic acid causing some...

I agree with the muriatic acid causing some efflorescence issues. I dont know of any sealer that has you rinse excess with water. Im not saying what he used doesnt but its quite an odd thing to do,...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-20-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
What sealer did he use? What did he rinse with...

What sealer did he use? What did he rinse with water?

Out of curiosity, what prompted you to have it sealed, generally Bluestone is used on exterior because of its density and resistance to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-18-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Unless you have outcorners for the bullnose I...

Unless you have outcorners for the bullnose I would leave it. Ive never seen a 3x3 outcorner. The mitre returning to the counter needs to be done like that or you will nave a edge with no bullnose....
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-09-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Can't say went wrong on Houzz. Could have been...

Can't say went wrong on Houzz. Could have been they let the thinset skin over, could have been too stiff, not everyone in this industry is up to snuff.

If your concerned grab a quart of 511...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-08-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,872
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Husqvarna does, they bought out Target and kept...

Husqvarna does, they bought out Target and kept one of the things that made them so reliable.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-08-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Even with sealing that tile it will be unmovable...

Even with sealing that tile it will be unmovable within 30 seconds of setting because its so porous. The clay body sucks the water right out of the thinset.

They have Miracle in there sheet, Ive...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
SC! its spreading lol. Half the state of Fla...

SC! its spreading lol. Half the state of Fla thinks stone is put in with liquid nails. I lost a job because the HO bought the stair treads in Miami from a friend who said they should be put in with...
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