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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Generally a good list of questions. Ask to see a...

Generally a good list of questions. Ask to see a copy if their license and insurance. You say youre in an apartmnt ... ask the manager if they need to be added as additional insured on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
CX ... fair question. Grinding off the face of...

CX ... fair question. Grinding off the face of the chair rail will be very messy. Removing the relatively soft mortar will be easier, and setting thin block in the recess will be quick and easy.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Thats not stone, it is polished concrete block. ...

Thats not stone, it is polished concrete block. The chair rail pieceis probably 2" deep, and there is a 6" block behind it. The rest of the wall is standard 8×8×16 block, they install a course of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Might help to put a fan on the floor to force air...

Might help to put a fan on the floor to force air circulation into the joint.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Im a little curious how you ended up with such...

Im a little curious how you ended up with such smal pieces on the ends. Should have shifted the layout 1/2" to the left to avoid that problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
What was the expectation when you sold the...

What was the expectation when you sold the installation? Did you agree on using Brand X standard black grout. Did they see and approve a sample? Does your work meet industry standards?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Sure looks like old mastic on the walls. With 40...

Sure looks like old mastic on the walls. With 40 yrs of exposure to dampness.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Nice sign paul. What part of houston is that?

Nice sign paul. What part of houston is that?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Alex ... not only "tidy up the grout" ... but...

Alex ... not only "tidy up the grout" ... but that cracked tile wouldnt pass either. I hope your "best reviewed" guy caught that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Alex ... you keep using he term "adhesive". To...

Alex ... you keep using he term "adhesive". To me that is pre-mixed goop that comes out of a bucket. Much like Liquid Nails or caulk. Thinset and drypack come from bags, it is dry powder, and gets...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Pictures look good. Nice job. Enjoy the shower.

Pictures look good. Nice job. Enjoy the shower.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-23-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
If its a mini-circular saw like toolguy says,...

If its a mini-circular saw like toolguy says, then clamp a straightedge to the tile to act as a fence, set the depth to 1/8" or just enough to cut through ths glaze and ... vety carefully ... pull...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Go to the kids art supplies in the playroom and...

Go to the kids art supplies in the playroom and borrow a washable marker. Or go to walmart and buy one.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
So you're ripping 1/4" off the width ... sounds...

So you're ripping 1/4" off the width ... sounds like the tile needs to fit along a wall . The edge wont be covered by trim or base?
Could you carefully pre-score the top of the tile with a hand...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Sealing the grout is only half the solution, he...

Sealing the grout is only half the solution, he needs to use green board too.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-15-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Just following doctors orders. Pretty sure he...

Just following doctors orders. Pretty sure he said to take the juice of a fifth of tequila ...

Reminds me of a joke ...
Doctor is walking down the street, sees one of his patients, stops for a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
I googled gupcrete,mit has geen arpund a long...

I googled gupcrete,mit has geen arpund a long yime and surprisingly gets pretty good reviews. Very easy to install cuzbit goes down real soupy and self spreads. The article claimed the strength is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,477
Might be too late but ... have ypu considered...

Might be too late but ... have ypu considered building a new stud wall in front of the concrete block? That would allow you to install a couple if electrical outlets, and a couple of inches of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-13-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,059
Looks real good with one exception. You should...

Looks real good with one exception. You should have put sleeves around the pipes to keep them away from the concrete. More important with copper pipe, but still good practice. A wrap or two of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,585
Speed-Mike you are correct about the plytanium. ...

Speed-Mike you are correct about the plytanium. I looked it up, it comes 3/8, 1/2, 5/8 and 3/4. Turns out i was thinking about Advantech osb anyway. Used to use that building houses, it was an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,585
What about the Plytanium ... thats a rated...

What about the Plytanium ... thats a rated flooring material.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-04-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Jim ... i agree that hiding a small tile behind...

Jim ... i agree that hiding a small tile behind the potty is a good idea. But he seems to describe thst the tub is opposite the door, so you would see thd narrow tile as you walk in ... every time. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
On the cabinet ... You could leave it as is...

On the cabinet ...
You could leave it as is and trim the bottom of the vent grill so it still fits. Or ... its not much, maybe an inch, but if ypu dont raise the dabinet is it gping to feel a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Chris ... im having a little proboem following...

Chris ... im having a little proboem following your explanation of the caulking process. What did you caulk?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Bill ... if you add another layer of ply you will...

Bill ... if you add another layer of ply you will probably also need to raise the toilet flange. And be midnful of what condition you create at the threshold into the room.
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