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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By Dave Gobis
I was the keeper of the box. Many people doubted...

I was the keeper of the box. Many people doubted it's validity. There was no secret, it was exactly as appears. I might add we had other boxes using other manufacturers products when we hosted their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Dave Gobis
I agree with Mike

I agree with Mike
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By Dave Gobis
When cement board first came out they also...

When cement board first came out they also recommended over board floor but discontinued the recommedation after a high failure rate. We did some and one had a minor problem. So failure is not a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Dave Gobis
I have heard that of the TCNA manual, I even used...

I have heard that of the TCNA manual, I even used to be one of the guys that packed them for shipment many years ago. The NTCA manual is not designed for the same purpose, it is a cause and effect...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-23-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Dave Gobis
I installed hundreds maybe even a few thousand...

I installed hundreds maybe even a few thousand feet of green marble with thinset. Always worked fine till we did a long corridor in a class A office building, then it didn't. Because misery loves...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By Dave Gobis
CX's points are correct. I am considered an...

CX's points are correct. I am considered an expert as well as a voting standards committee member. He wants proof I can email you a CV.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-30-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Dave Gobis
What Kevin said.

What Kevin said.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Dave Gobis
A shower shouldn't leak even if there was no...

A shower shouldn't leak even if there was no grout. Grout does not provide a waterproof function. Such wishful thinking is understandable as the enormity of the actual repair is quite expensive and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By Dave Gobis
This does not look promising from a longevity...

This does not look promising from a longevity side. He needs to return his CTI certification and Schluter certificate.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dave Gobis
Based on what I see it is a 50/50 gamble if you...

Based on what I see it is a 50/50 gamble if you go the $2,500 route. It was not done correctly and that curb is going to be a problem in the future if it is not a problem now.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Dave Gobis
I had the same thing with a 20 year old PLS. They...

I had the same thing with a 20 year old PLS. They said it was obsolete and they would sell me a new one at a discount. Got it cheaper than their discount on Amazon.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Dave Gobis
If you see round blobs of mortar when they remove...

If you see round blobs of mortar when they remove the tile that would further suggest removal and replacement.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Dave Gobis
You probably would not like a hawk and pointer...

You probably would not like a hawk and pointer either. I would probably strike them as well.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By Dave Gobis
While there may be exceptions on occasion, unless...

While there may be exceptions on occasion, unless it is commercial, big work, or long term, I don't work when there has to be a contract. If someone insists I am not their guy. I can only recall two...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Dave Gobis
Try Greenwich tile and marble in CT. They stock...

Try Greenwich tile and marble in CT. They stock discontinued tile. That looks like an old AO tile pattern.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-06-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dave Gobis
And so once again it begins.

And so once again it begins.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-04-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dave Gobis
Any time you can stay out of court and away from...

Any time you can stay out of court and away from attorneys is a good thing. If some agreement can be reached and reasonably settled you will be time and money ahead in resolving the issue. Otherwise...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Dave Gobis
Stairs always make me cringe. 317 w/333 will...

Stairs always make me cringe. 317 w/333 will stick to anything and destroy several layers of wood veneer on removal. I have used a powder liquid combo many times in the case of "I really shouldn't do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Dave Gobis
It is unaffected by water but not waterproofing.

It is unaffected by water but not waterproofing.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Dave Gobis
What Jerry said. White in particular has always...

What Jerry said. White in particular has always been problematic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dave Gobis
I pared down my comment to one word, YouTube.

I pared down my comment to one word, YouTube.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-15-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Dave Gobis
The curvature of between the joist is what they...

The curvature of between the joist is what they are referring to. The bigger the tile the greater the potential for issue is the way it seems to play out. I have not been in on any recent study but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 705
Posted By Dave Gobis
This is not going to end well.

This is not going to end well.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By Dave Gobis
CX, your guess is correct.

CX, your guess is correct.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By Dave Gobis
Mike, cement grout properly mixed and cleaned,...

Mike, cement grout properly mixed and cleaned, strike the joint rather than shape it with a sponge. That makes it dense in both aspects.
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