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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Gozo
This story made it to my local news as one of...

This story made it to my local news as one of those interesting tidbits for filler. Usually reserved for a cute puppy or such. I almost choked on my dinner while watching saying, “hey, I saw that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By Gozo
I know how this stuff can gnaw at you (been...

I know how this stuff can gnaw at you (been there, done that - lots of times). Found a picture of the drain divot filled and leveled. It works, so I figure it can’t be all that bad, right?
Used...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By Gozo
Welcome to the forum. Long first post. Q1 -...

Welcome to the forum. Long first post.
Q1 - walls are very rarely perfect. Do you have the Kerdi board up already? Is it banded yet? Mortar really isn’t made to fill wide areas like that. It’ll...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-20-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Gozo
Let me see if I have this straight…you’ve got...

Let me see if I have this straight…you’ve got cement over the plank wood floor, over that there’s mini hex tiles, glued to that is linoleum, with leveling compound (cement based?) over that, that...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-16-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Gozo
I was making an attempt at levity. Obviously, I...

I was making an attempt at levity. Obviously, I missed the mark.
The rest of the article is even sadder than your premise statement. Like they say, “never underestimate the stupidity of the...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-16-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Gozo
I find that hard to believe. Where’d you get...

I find that hard to believe. Where’d you get that statistic?
We all know it’s the right branch, the wrong branch, and the tree branch. Learnt that in elemintary skool. :crazy:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Gozo
How about a thick epoxy, like Latapoxy or PC-6? ...

How about a thick epoxy, like Latapoxy or PC-6? You could sand it flat with the tiles and spray over the patch to match. Not ideal, but show by sometime until you get the urge to tear the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Gozo
You’ll want to remove the grout. My main concern...

You’ll want to remove the grout. My main concern wouldn’t be so much the cracking, but the insects. Bugs don’t just randomly settle into cracks like that. They’re looking for places to nest in,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Gozo
What an unusual break pattern. I would expect...

What an unusual break pattern. I would expect just a straight triangle pop off the corner. You CAN remove the tile over the heating wires, but not likely by just prying it up. That will probably...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Gozo
Welcome to the forum. By your job description I...

Welcome to the forum. By your job description I take it that you’ve got some strength behind you, not afraid of tools, and understand the importance of accuracy.

Do you have plans of what you...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-12-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Gozo
Yeah, muriatic acid is nasty stuff. The pictures...

Yeah, muriatic acid is nasty stuff. The pictures look like they’re showing efflorescence from the grout or maybe even the bonding mortar under the tiles leaching out from the grout lines. Try a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-12-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By Gozo
The doorway looks like a standard size, meaning...

The doorway looks like a standard size, meaning it’s 36” or less. Since you’re using a 36” wide tile; consider ripping a piece down to 2 or 3 inches and using it as a threshold. It would have a bit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Gozo
Ugh. That’s always one of those things where you...

Ugh. That’s always one of those things where you say to yourself “I should have…”. Anyway, tearing it all off (which is going to mess up the Kerdi) is the “ideal” option, if we lived in an ideal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,668
Posted By Gozo
1. I prefer A with the more symmetrical layout of...

1. I prefer A with the more symmetrical layout of the 2. Not the way I would go…but of the options given. Survey your household members and see what they (or she) thinks. It’s the folks that look...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-19-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Gozo
You don’t mention what the floor under the tile...

You don’t mention what the floor under the tile is made of. Moisture retention in a slab is different than a wood floor. Depending on how long the leak was going on; the subfloor, even the joists,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Gozo
I wouldn’t (didn’t) grout the tile/wood junction....

I wouldn’t (didn’t) grout the tile/wood junction. With my hardwood floor, one can see the gaps open and close between boards here and there as the seasonal humidity changes - confirming that the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Gozo
I had about 3/4” difference. One of the local...

I had about 3/4” difference. One of the local lumber places had various oak trim pieces and moldings. This was a threshold with a bit of a ramp on both sides. Ripped it down to remove the ramp...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-10-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Gozo
So long as you don’t have an unsupported corner...

So long as you don’t have an unsupported corner of the glass; whichever mounting works, is secure, and suits the aesthetics, should be good. My only concern about the “wait and see” with the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Gozo
Yes, I only used the epoxy for the mounting...

Yes, I only used the epoxy for the mounting brackets. The screws were used only as studs, the holes were made a bit wider than the threads so there’d be no “bite”. The epoxy filled the holes and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Gozo
I’ve done exactly what Davy says above. It’s...

I’ve done exactly what Davy says above. It’s rock solid. I would however recommend some kind of horizontal top support for the top part of the glass; either with a channel or through hole mounted...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Gozo
You really don’t want ANY motion in the drain,...

You really don’t want ANY motion in the drain, regardless of what tile you’re using.
I’m not grasping why we’re looking at Kerdi inside the drain. We should be just looking down at the drain trap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Gozo
I’d have to put in a vote against it. I had used...

I’d have to put in a vote against it. I had used a similar (if not the same) product in my shower before the remodel. Tried various things to seal the plane change between the tile and fiberglass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,745
Posted By Gozo
Very nice Phil. Go have yourself a cold beer. ...

Very nice Phil. Go have yourself a cold beer. :cheers: You deserve it after a long weekend’s work. :clap1:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Gozo
I had a similar situation cutting 24x36 tiles on...

I had a similar situation cutting 24x36 tiles on my dinky 7” table wet saw. I made some table extensions out of scrap lumber and had no problems with nonsupported areas of the tile. Cuts came out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,668
Posted By Gozo
I don’t think that’s the way you should go. ...

I don’t think that’s the way you should go. Screwing just into a wood ring is going to have problems down the road and the jumbo or double wax ring is more likely to blow out especially if it’s...
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