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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By smifwal
Listen to Jim. I installed this shower a...

Listen to Jim.

I installed this shower a week ago, manufacturer recommended 3/16, I didn't want to go that big so I fit everything for a 1/16, I wanted a seamless look, as I started setting tiles...
Forum: Computer Training 10-16-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 28,798
Posted By smifwal
Cx I have my computer ( last 2 have been towers...

Cx I have my computer ( last 2 have been towers and my laptop before that) hooked up to my tv for the last 12 years with no problems. I am going to assume you didn't have this problem prior to "down...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By smifwal
this is true but what about when you have a curb...

this is true but what about when you have a curb next to and you have to cut right triangles on it to accommodate the doesn't care about level floor. There are certain times where your floor might...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-15-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
While I was waiting on the shower pan to dry in...

While I was waiting on the shower pan to dry in the apartment shower I did a little demo in the main house. I will give the flippers points for creativity but was disappointed in what I found. I knew...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-15-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By smifwal
Fortifiber 70-195 Tile Underlayment Roll, 500 sq....

Fortifiber 70-195 Tile Underlayment Roll, 500 sq. ft., Brown https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00A41JGAU/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_66CEM0HHVGSN6QXP7B0V?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 385
Posted By smifwal
Before you go all in on the 254 I think you...

Before you go all in on the 254 I think you (everyone) should use a bag of it then make their decision to continue using it, I went with not. I will use it off I have to buy it is at the bottom of my...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By smifwal
not sure if the orange people would be okay with...

not sure if the orange people would be okay with this but have you ever considered using a rapid set underneath your ditra in said situations
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 953,844
Posted By smifwal
Has lath prices gone through the roof in your...

Has lath prices gone through the roof in your area? I saw it the other day and it was$13.00 I thought wow. I went to buy some this morning and double wow $27.00 . Tile shop is selling it for$8.99...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By smifwal
3 of these are in hotel and the other is my...

3 of these are in hotel and the other is my buddy's kitchen

I did the pattern you are looking for but on a plank. The customers really liked it that it had a pattern going down the middle, yep...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-08-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
A little progress, sorry for all the repeats, I...

A little progress, sorry for all the repeats, I looked through every box and came up with a bunch of the same. I am disappointed that there weren't more "prints" I guess I should have picked a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By smifwal
I got these from Lowes on the cheap and was...

I got these from Lowes on the cheap and was considering white grout to make it "pop" that is why I asked about the reverse. I don't think I will have the problem that you had but I sure will make a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-04-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By smifwal
That sucks Justin. Hope the manufacturer makes it...

That sucks Justin. Hope the manufacturer makes it right.

Should we apply the same logic for the reverse, black tiles, white grout?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-03-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By smifwal
I bought this saw( Limited-time deal: Makita...

I bought this saw( Limited-time deal: Makita 5377MG 7-1/4" Magnesium Hypoid Saw https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000N5UR5A/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_dl_12JB7VPKRQY8X1MF4TW0) with the intention of...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-03-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
I appreciate that. I knew being a flip that...

I appreciate that.

I knew being a flip that there was going to be some corners cut and some of this water damage was probably not known since they didn't take everything up, But most of it was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By smifwal
I think that might be the right guess

I think that might be the right guess
Forum: The Mud Box 10-03-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
Full gut here we go

Laundry room and master closet

I have come to the sad conclusion that nothing that Jesus the flipper or the floor on top of floor/ceiling methods of the previous tenants did can be trusted.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By smifwal
Question You are going to need a super steady hand to play...

You are going to need a super steady hand to play that game. It is going to be a risk, reward/scenario. Risk damaging the waterproofing with no way to fix it and accommodate movement or risk the tile...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-01-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By smifwal
They say only score it once but you might try...

They say only score it once but you might try scoring it more than. I don't have enough experience with the Rubi to really help (I am a sigma guy) or change the position where you are trying to snap...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-01-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
Things have escalated quickly here I moved...

Things have escalated quickly here

I moved everything out of the bedrooms and the pantry and I am gutting the bedrooms. Next I will gut the hall bath
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By smifwal
I have a company in Kansas City ( I know that...

I have a company in Kansas City ( I know that doesn't help you) that installs my doors with no drilling. We had to have a heart to heart but in the end they said we can do it "this way". There were a...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-29-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
glad to be able to offer up a tip or trick than...

glad to be able to offer up a tip or trick than someone can use
Forum: The Mud Box 09-24-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By smifwal
couldn't get any more picture today cause the...

couldn't get any more picture today cause the police were over there LOL. I sure did go over to see what was up though. The neighbor told the concrete guy that he wasn't happy with the work and was...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-24-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
2nd coat of mud on the seams working on the...

2nd coat of mud on the seams working on the corners and screw holes now. Fun tip when mudding big areas or doing more than one patch, mix a bit of blue chalk ( don't use red it will bleed through the...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-23-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By smifwal
Neighbor couldn't wait for a buddy and I to pour...

Neighbor couldn't wait for a buddy and I to pour his patio and sidewalk so he got a referral from a friend, though after this they may not be friends anymore.

To start the concrete truck backed...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-23-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,304
Posted By smifwal
I have actually but only for repairs, never tried...

I have actually but only for repairs, never tried it on anything large scale. First time I used plaster Paris I mixed to fast it was stone before I even got it to the wall:bonk:
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