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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2021, 10:23 AM
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Posted By ragtop69gs
That is also what i was thinking, but in spite of...

That is also what i was thinking, but in spite of how the picture looks, there is a small space between the rock and countertop so there is room for caulk, but with the large voids to fill in spots...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
That is also what i was thinking, but in spite of...

That is also what i was thinking, but in spite of how the picture looks, there is a small space between the rock and countertop so there is room for caulk, but with the large voids to fill in spots...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-02-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
I've got all the tile up now and will be sealing...

I've got all the tile up now and will be sealing it tomorrow. Can I grout the joint where the tile and granite slab meet, I know that changes of plane should be caulked, but in practical application...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
3:1 mix ratio by volume as per tech support for...

3:1 mix ratio by volume as per tech support for partial batch size
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
After speaking with both Custom and Mapei tech...

After speaking with both Custom and Mapei tech support folks I've decided that the Mapei Ultra Color FA is the best choice for my grouting. I'll do a test board applying with a grout bag some time...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
@Lou ma How much working time between grout...

@Lou ma

How much working time between grout and first wipe do you typically see when doing pebbles? Hows the pot life of UC/FA ?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
Davy, after reading your comments about FP and...

Davy, after reading your comments about FP and countless reports of fusion failures and the difficulties of installation, I returned it to Homers store and will use a different product, ill have a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
Got another wall of tile up today. If anyone...

Got another wall of tile up today.

If anyone has a better grout option than the Fusion Pro, please enlighten me. The color we want to use is charcoal. There are some large gaps in the stone in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
Davy, I'll share the test board results asap. ...

Davy, I'll share the test board results asap.

If you or anyone else has a grout product in mind that may be better suited to accomplish our finished look we're trying to achieve , I'm all ears.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-28-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By ragtop69gs
Is this a wood burning fireplace with a metal...

Is this a wood burning fireplace with a metal firebox or is it gas with metal box. Do you have a flue cap on top of the chimney?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By ragtop69gs
Any plaster or drywall joint compound will work,...

Any plaster or drywall joint compound will work, do not use topping, it'stoo soft. Be sure yo scrape back all of the loose plaster top till it is tight to the wall, many times it will yun several...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
Cx, I am definitely going to do a test sheet...

Cx,

I am definitely going to do a test sheet before moving on to the walls. I am also aware that this will be a long slow process to do the grouting as my wife envisions the end product look....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
Hello Lou, Fusion Pro spec sheet claims that...

Hello Lou,

Fusion Pro spec sheet claims that up to 1/2" grout lines are acceptable with no shrinkage or cracking so I think I'll be ok with using it. I've looked at pictures of floated grout on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2021, 04:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
KG, That may not be a bad idea. Guess that's...

KG, That may not be a bad idea. Guess that's todays project.

Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtop69gs
Wife is testing my abilities once again!

Years ago with everyone's help here I completed a stone mosaic shower that turned out fabulous, that one was done with a flat faced tumbled marble. This time she had me do a full polished river...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-04-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,597
Posted By ragtop69gs
Thanks for that warning Stu. Their website says...

Thanks for that warning Stu. Their website says the purple stain is the result of leaving the product on too long, it can be removed with hydrogen peroxide.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-03-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,597
Posted By ragtop69gs
I also have some diamond impregnated 3M scuff...

I also have some diamond impregnated 3M scuff pads for my random orbital sander.

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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-03-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,597
Posted By ragtop69gs
Thank you both for your suggestions. I just...

Thank you both for your suggestions. I just ordered up a 1.4 Oz. tube of Alpha RSR-2000 which claims to clean rust off of marble without damaging the marble, if it works as they claim, I'll buy it...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-02-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,597
Posted By ragtop69gs
The softener has been dealt with and is now...

The softener has been dealt with and is now working as it should. Replacing the tile is not an option I'm willing to entertain :crap:

Why not CLR on marble? Is it also an acid?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-02-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,597
Posted By ragtop69gs
188198 188199 188197 The last picture...

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The last picture shows outside the shower too.

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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-31-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,597
Posted By ragtop69gs
Rust stained tumbled marble shower.

With the help of all the resident expert helpers here on the forum I tiled my master bath 9 years ago, thanks to all who offered advice.

Now I have a problem, Our water softener died and left...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By ragtop69gs
Here is a link to my bath remod completed with...

Here is a link to my bath remod completed with the guidance of the great people from this forum. 7 years later it still looks as good as the day I finished. :wohoo:
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By ragtop69gs
We're going to skim the Kerdi with Laticrete GTA...

We're going to skim the Kerdi with Laticrete GTA first then get started with the install tomorrow.

There is a change being considered for the grout. He's looking at using Bostik's Dimensions...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By ragtop69gs
Sorry, I mis-understood you. The tile is...

Sorry, I mis-understood you. The tile is American Olean "Legacy"
The following is taken from America Olean install recommendations. So I think we're ok on the Kerdi. I looked for Paul1 's video...
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