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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-30-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By katilicous
Aaron, Is this tile flat or is it like a ledger...

Aaron,
Is this tile flat or is it like a ledger stone? If it's flat and not polished you can hone or grind or sand the surface to remove the color enhancing look . It's an impregnating sealer but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By katilicous
Sorry a lot of your verbage falls short since I...

Sorry a lot of your verbage falls short since I don't install usually.
Let me know if this picture explains it better
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By katilicous
Tool guy and Bubba Nailed to the sleepers might...

Tool guy and Bubba
Nailed to the sleepers might be Overkill with this much glue on the floor. Wait that much glue might be Overkill.

There is concrete under the glue.

And glue under the glue....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By katilicous
Bubba, Thanks for being direct about the level...

Bubba,
Thanks for being direct about the level of annoyance and possibility for hair pulling. I am not a fan of the chosen tile.
I have done the 10-12 ft straightedge to find lows on another...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By katilicous
I am blonde also as well as a noob so please...

I am blonde also as well as a noob so please separate when you might be sarcastic with when you might be sincere by hitting enter between paragraphs.
The 3" skillsaw bit is you joking right?
Is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By katilicous
Noob trying to quote a job

I have laid 3 floors. I usually restore and fix stone, tile and concrete and can bid my jobs pretty good after 8 years. I have a customer who wants a 10 by 15 room tiled with plank tiles 6" by 48"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,032
Posted By katilicous
More info on Klenztone

My personal experience with this product is product is amazing and company is amazing. They will shoot you out a sample of what you need and have the best grout cleaner in the world that isn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,032
Posted By katilicous
Smile The Answer to Your Dirty Stone

*the answer
Call Carl at Klenztone. 1.800.331.1696 Their products are amazing, not acidic and they have travertine specific klenztone you would let dwell on the stone for a bit.
Then a pressure...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-16-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By katilicous
That looks like adorable Lil Travertine tiles. ...

That looks like adorable Lil Travertine tiles. Take a shower and bring a razor blade with you. At the end of shower see if you can scrape off the white like thin coconut flakes. If so, it's soap...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-01-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By katilicous
What's wrong with the floor tile? Slope? ...

What's wrong with the floor tile? Slope?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By katilicous
Cx-Wouldn't clogged weep holes have some part in...

Cx-Wouldn't clogged weep holes have some part in poor drainage? Who regrouted 3X? Maybe it's mixed improperly also and you are using nonsanded on a gap where you need sanded or vice versa. .. or...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-15-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By katilicous
Don't let that guy experiment on your stone. It...

Don't let that guy experiment on your stone. It sounds like it was a beautiful floor. There are no shortcuts with stone and although it isn't rocket science, even to the few of us in number who...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-15-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By katilicous
Ok so he had grout residue that wasn't removed...

Ok so he had grout residue that wasn't removed for the sealing. That sucks. What kind of sealer?

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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-08-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,676
Posted By katilicous
Hey Stevesxm, My heart goes out to you and your...

Hey Stevesxm,
My heart goes out to you and your family with what you folks are going through out in St.Martin Hope you are safe☆

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By katilicous
PetrH, beautiful stonework. Looks like a very...

PetrH, beautiful stonework. Looks like a very complex layout or a very complex non layout. Awesome

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By katilicous
I spread it on the floor like peanut butter...

I spread it on the floor like peanut butter across the entire floor or wall when you want a filled look. Then I remove half of it by accident when I very minimally damp sponge off the residue so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By katilicous
I meant use a combination to fill voids, not to...

I meant use a combination to fill voids, not to grout the tile and not to mix them but 2 separate batches

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By katilicous
Tumbled travertine does real well with sanded...

Tumbled travertine does real well with sanded grout. You can use a combination of sanded and non sanded grout depending on the size of the voids. Dupont is good sealer, but why seal before grout if...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-07-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By katilicous
Boy those look like tight joints. I'm surprised...

Boy those look like tight joints. I'm surprised she didn't say non sanded. How big are the spaces?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By katilicous
I passed on the job and passed on to her the info...

I passed on the job and passed on to her the info about her shower being built incorrectly. She sounded relieved to understand it a little better. She said she wants it done right and is going to do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By katilicous
I believe I will pass that advice to her. I can...

I believe I will pass that advice to her. I can grind down the marble on the floor to make some of the pooling water around the lippage more consistent and fill the Grout in with sand less after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By katilicous
Travertine is very holy and gets factory filled...

Travertine is very holy and gets factory filled with some resinous materials that would yellow. Was it polished travertine?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By katilicous
If they turn out to be cosmetic, you can fill the...

If they turn out to be cosmetic, you can fill the cracks with a color matched epoxy filler that will blend them in.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By katilicous
Solutions for an awful install

Customer bought property 6 years ago and heard the master shower was an insurance job that was done by unlicensed installer which is fairly obvious when none of the tiles are level, the slope is non...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-21-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By katilicous
I'm going to pass it on to her. Thanks for the...

I'm going to pass it on to her. Thanks for the safety push

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