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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By Topspin
I may be understanding it wrong, but if what you...

I may be understanding it wrong, but if what you are measuring where your second floor floor joists are, in comparison to where they are in the basement ceiling, thatís not quite as important. If you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 812
Posted By Topspin
Did you mean Kerdi, or Ditra? Unless Iím missing...

Did you mean Kerdi, or Ditra? Unless Iím missing something here, I donít think you would be wanting to use Kerdi on the floors. Possible but I would recommend Ditra.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 530
Posted By Topspin
After re-reading it myself I can see it might be...

After re-reading it myself I can see it might be considered somewhat snarky. My appologies. Maybe I shouldíve added ďif it were me,Ē and even with my 25 yrs flipping and 15 years experience doing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 530
Posted By Topspin
Double Down on that. Begging the drill...

Double Down on that.

Begging the drill seargents pardon, but if you got a great deal on it for 100 bucks, with an emphasis on the ďgreat deal,Ē how much will it cost you to find another slab that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-11-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,058
Posted By Topspin
New(er) tool I love. Hard to tell from the...

New(er) tool I love.

Hard to tell from the picture but itís actually a pretty large tool. Itís made to remove trim and does a great job of doing that without wrecking the wall, but I also use it...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-05-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Topspin
Your list of resources is impressive, however one...

Your list of resources is impressive, however one you did not list is the one resource that can likely give you your very best answer. If you have not already, give custom building products technical...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-02-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,058
Posted By Topspin
From time to time I splash a little from the wash...

From time to time I splash a little from the wash bucket. Okay, a lot of the time. In the past I sometimes got water spots that nothing could get out. From soap & water, to Windex to denatured...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By Topspin
Yes its been some 700 days since his 1st and only...

Yes its been some 700 days since his 1st and only post. Doubt if hes checking in daily all this time. Would definately be a surprise to him that it was found.


Personally . . . Iíd say send that...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-25-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
Do i spy an avanti back there? What kinda plow on...

Do i spy an avanti back there? What kinda plow on that?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,858
Posted By Topspin
Well Stephen, what happened today. :corn:

Well Stephen, what happened today. :corn:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,858
Posted By Topspin
You will want to ask him if the tile installation...

You will want to ask him if the tile installation meets TCNA Tile standards. If he says yes, then it will take a next step which is popping off a tile. If it has spots or lack of 95% coverage, it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,858
Posted By Topspin
From the limited photos that you provided I canít...

From the limited photos that you provided I canít definatively state that he was spot bonding, but it sure does look like it. If thatís the case, then thereís no chance of him meeting a wet area...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,858
Posted By Topspin
Was about to say same as Paul. Finish work is ok...

Was about to say same as Paul. Finish work is ok but foundational work a big concern.

Definately didn’t use a surface applied waterproofing, and evidence of screws exposed not good signs....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 281
Posted By Topspin
Paulís tile setter motto is irrefutable. Thatís...

Paulís tile setter motto is irrefutable. Thatís why I always dry fit my entire shower pan for reasonable shower sizes. Obviously if you had a 20Ď x 20Ď gang shower you wouldínt need to do that. But...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-16-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
Iím in. Where do i sign up? Just donít say...

Iím in. Where do i sign up?

Just donít say itís someplace cold because I donít like cold weather.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-16-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
So with all this snow coming you’re saying that...

So with all this snow coming you’re saying that there’s hope for us soon to be retired tile setters. All we need to do is get a shovel And a sturdy broom and we can be in business making the big...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
MuskyMike, you must get this kinda snow once in a...

MuskyMike, you must get this kinda snow once in a while. I was 90 miles south of you for 5 years at UWEC. Got this a few times too.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
Just keeping the streets clean.

Just keeping the streets clean.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
Out our way they donít back up.

Out our way they donít back up.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
I donít know if it was exactly this brand, but it...

I donít know if it was exactly this brand, but it looks just like one linked below and description-wise itís the same. You know all these things are made in China most likely and sold under 100...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-14-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
My screen is 7”. Not too small atall And the...

My screen is 7”. Not too small atall

And the image is sharp as a tack(strip. Hate “those” things) my photo below unfortunately didn’t focus on the screen.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Topspin
Iíve seen wooden teak shower floors that go over...

Iíve seen wooden teak shower floors that go over traditional shower pans...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-13-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,526
Posted By Topspin
Question who else pushes snow?

I guess itís just you two.


Regarding backing into things, you donít just use mirrors do you? Donít you have a rearward facing eye in the sky? This is what mine looks like in my van. Actually I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-12-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 1,422,812
Posted By Topspin
Three corners of mirror image is about all you...

Three corners of mirror image is about all you can expect in a room that isnt perfectly symmetrical. It’s always that fourth-quarter that gets ya.

But the upper part, that’s just poor planning
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Topspin
Hi Larry, If that little room was the only...

Hi Larry,

If that little room was the only area being tiled, and inside of it you have a vanity and the toilet on that side, I would say just go ahead and do as close to a full tile against your...
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