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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By CaliGrown
The glue makes it a tight fit. If the separation...

The glue makes it a tight fit. If the separation is noticeable, you could caulk it with a grout color or a clear caulking. Or when the piece is off file the edge of the excisting grout to make room...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By CaliGrown
Yes sir, that’s the ticket :D

Yes sir, that’s the ticket :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By CaliGrown
After you tape and thinset the seams in the...

After you tape and thinset the seams in the Durock, do the same at the kerdi board to cement board junctions. Once cured and dry run the Tec Waterproofing business as usual :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-06-2022, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By CaliGrown
Razor knife and flat putty knife to get the loose...

Razor knife and flat putty knife to get the loose pieces off as wholes. Then some small dollops of this pokey and you’re set up. Best for there to be no dust or loose sediment when you apply :D
Have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2022, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By CaliGrown
Sweet!! You’re in business then :) I’d be...

Sweet!! You’re in business then :)
I’d be inclined to make the partition wall a pony wall, with the valves and have a nipple on the opposite wall or from the ceiling as a rain head.
Or reconfigure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By CaliGrown
John and Bubba are wise on this one!! Deck...

John and Bubba are wise on this one!!

Deck mud’s dirt cheap and your best option to make things flat and true. Bonded with a thinset slurry you can featheredge deck mud if it’s a tighter mix, say...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By CaliGrown
Stuart, you can put a shower in any place that...

Stuart, you can put a shower in any place that you see fit and nobody here could stop ya! :D
I think you’d be fine to figure a shower in that there space.
Are you on a raised wood foundation or a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2022, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By CaliGrown
Hank, I don’t see any issues with your proposed...

Hank,
I don’t see any issues with your proposed plan. Especially with Laticrete’s sign-off, I’d go that route and not think twice of it. They can send over a spec sheet highlighting their intended...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-03-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 773
Posted By CaliGrown
Best wishes for ya Justin as you move forward!! :D

Best wishes for ya Justin as you move forward!! :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-22-2022, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By CaliGrown
I think you’d be just fine with a high...

I think you’d be just fine with a high performance cementitious grout ( Prism, Ultracolor FA, Ardex FL, Permacolor). As your joint depth is only the thickness of tile ~3/8” I would just use one of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-08-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By CaliGrown
Check out the grinder blade section at your...

Check out the grinder blade section at your hardware store. Some blades come with multiple rings.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2022, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By CaliGrown
Depends, glued and stapled? Or stapled only? ...

Depends, glued and stapled? Or stapled only?
Big flat pry bar, grinder with cutting disc for staples over subfloor.
Square footage? $1.50+ all depends on how much.
Add dump fees and fuel/trip...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By CaliGrown
Nothing to be concerned about, especially if your...

Nothing to be concerned about, especially if your base is solid.
We pored pallets of the stuff and would get them. Rep said it was a non issue, due to surface tension pull as it cures out, humidity...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-14-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By CaliGrown
We still have an old Target runs great and cuts...

We still have an old Target runs great and cuts straight.
Have had my Dewalt 240000 for 5 years heavy use and abuse, still going was <$900 with a choice of a tool. Same features as the ridges but...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 52,583
Posted By CaliGrown
Majority of the current administration, and most...

Majority of the current administration, and most elected officials
CA govt.
Mega Corporations lining the pockets of the above…
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 52,583
Posted By CaliGrown
$7.47 for Diesel at ARCO $6.35 for 87 ...

$7.47 for Diesel at ARCO
$6.35 for 87

These pricks are ****ing destroying America.
Forum: The Mud Box 06-10-2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By CaliGrown
Them damn illegals sure are taking the long way...

Them damn illegals sure are taking the long way abouts to get into the U.S. these days…
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-09-2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By CaliGrown
I concur with Brian :D

I concur with Brian :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By CaliGrown
Dani, you’re probably not a whack :D Just in...

Dani, you’re probably not a whack :D

Just in a bit of a predicament, I’d reach out to an established company and go forward from there. When time is against you, it’s not worth throwing good money...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-28-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22,063
Views: 6,117,386
Posted By CaliGrown
Poor quality photo, it’s all pointed up with a...

Poor quality photo, it’s all pointed up with a black dyed grout.

Thanks Brian! Figured it’s all a PITA or at least time consuming :D
Too bad it’s not paper faced, then it could get backbuttered...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By CaliGrown
Tile Nation will be mudsetting a wall panel this...

Tile Nation will be mudsetting a wall panel this August and will see if it can become a standard practice GPTP.
For a floor, mudsetting has proven itself. It just might not be best practice for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-27-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22,063
Views: 6,117,386
Posted By CaliGrown
Great work as always Brian! Makes a difference...

Great work as always Brian!
Makes a difference when the sheets come well spaced and placed!
Any veteran tips for when they aren’t??

Here’s some masonry for a repeat client. I’ll be fabricating...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By CaliGrown
John’s said it straight to the point. Slate and...

John’s said it straight to the point. Slate and some other natural stones tend to flake or shale off in layers over time. Slate tiles are either gauged or ungauged so anticipate an imperfect finish...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-14-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By CaliGrown
We’re your countertops installed by a company? If...

We’re your countertops installed by a company? If so, get them back out to level it properly within standards.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By CaliGrown
Can’t go wrong with either option, personally I...

Can’t go wrong with either option, personally I prefer option 2. It’ll be a feature and only you’ll know it’s a cheat :F

Btw, I’ve done the same thing before at the top of a niche in my earlier...
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