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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-19-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Some of what you are buying at big box stores is...

Some of what you are buying at big box stores is 2nd's. They will tell you all day long it is not. Most of my bad experiences with gauging, warping, out of square etc have been with big box and...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-19-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Yikes. I've never heard of this happening. That...

Yikes. I've never heard of this happening. That said you need something that will pull the petroleum off the drum, oil and water don't mix thus your problem.

THIS IS NOT A RECCOMENDATIONpure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Go buy some 1/2"x6" liners for the cabinet sides,...

Go buy some 1/2"x6" liners for the cabinet sides, the uppers I wouldn't worry about.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-09-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Its cultured marble, more likely a chemical...

Its cultured marble, more likely a chemical reaction. I would suggest a bigger escutcheon.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-03-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Tomecanic and Rubi are worth looking into. I...

Tomecanic and Rubi are worth looking into. I think part of Sigma's deal is to differentiate itself from the competition. It looks rather close to the Montolit. My Tomecanic is heavy but when I get...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I would think there is a support running from the...

I would think there is a support running from the ceiling to the 90 of the 2 glass panels. The large panel is too big to leave just attached on the wall. That being the case it's doable.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Schluter asks for a megohmeter reading to...

Schluter asks for a megohmeter reading to guarantee the wire, I've pressed a EE at Schluter and their reasoning is if it passes the meg the chances are about zero the wire will ever be a problem. If...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-01-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I got clearance from Alex Turco to use Bosti Set...

I got clearance from Alex Turco to use Bosti Set from Bostik. After my conversation the installation guidelines aren't as stringent as I thought. The material is popular in large yachts because of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-01-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 1,639,578
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I've never understood why standards for...

I've never understood why standards for commercial work are so low.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
If you haven't started setting just move your...

If you haven't started setting just move your layout. Why go through all that trouble?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I second using a grout float. Low light on the...

I second using a grout float. Low light on the ground will make you look bad. Put the light up where it would be normally. Would have helped to skim the ditra heat the day before install so you don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Chipping is the only real draw back to porcelain...

Chipping is the only real draw back to porcelain slabs. The edges will take the brunt of the abuse, you can repair it but making it disappear completely is not as easy or guaranteed as stone counters.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Montolit and Rubi make good cutters as well if...

Montolit and Rubi make good cutters as well if you don't like the design. I don't own that cutter but I wouldn't not buy it based on the operation. Probably take a day to get use to it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Thanks cx and Holden. I agree they are somewhat...

Thanks cx and Holden. I agree they are somewhat ambiguous, even the cutting is lacking. I'm going to send this to them and seek approval. It's a one part polyurethane, moisture and thermal resistant....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Sure thing https://alexturco.com/

Sure thing

https://alexturco.com/
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I admire your patience Jerry, certainly takes a...

I admire your patience Jerry, certainly takes a special person to run mosaics on that scale. We prefer the big stuff. We have a 1 done and the other MB is almost complete.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-27-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Alex Turco

I know there's a Mapei Rep lurking here. Can I use the Mapei Ultrabond ECO995
to put these panels up. It calls for polyurethane adhesives, from the site below. I know the also spec Planicrete but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
How much stress is the hinge putting on the door...

How much stress is the hinge putting on the door hung? Any change it will cause more problems?

Running 24x48 is not easy so i give you props for doing so. You could fill it with CA glue and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
We make sure there is blocking in between. ...

We make sure there is blocking in between. Thinset 1/4" durock to the riser. I would be worried the middle stringer could twist over time without blocking. 2x8 is what the carpenters will normally...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-05-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
It's more about if it does fail then the outside...

It's more about if it does fail then the outside floor and stall floor have to be removed. Part of the reason asks for a megohmeter to he used, reality is if it passes it shouldn't ever fail. It's a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-04-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
The reason. to peel the sheets is because it will...

The reason. to peel the sheets is because it will show when grouted. Lay the sheets out the size of the floor and if you can see where the edges stop and begin than peel them. Once grouted it will be...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-04-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Was it sealed? Tannins can be tough to prevent...

Was it sealed? Tannins can be tough to prevent and getting them out can be tougher to remove. Try some warm water and oxy clean or similar in a small area. If it wasn"t sealed than repeated wetting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,912
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
My phone has a mind of own. Should have read Tec...

My phone has a mind of own. Should have read Tec superflex or similar.

I generally float anything over a 1/4 or deeper with custom float over wonder board and kerdi over that. Which is half the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,912
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
How much was the thinset built up? Dave,...

How much was the thinset built up?

Dave, would a flexible mortar ie 3-1 etc have yielded better results if building up of mortar is the culprit.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-25-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,912
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Red face Sorry for the assumption cx, and my bad for...

Sorry for the assumption cx, and my bad for jumping in and not reading the 7 previous pages
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