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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By Topspin
You will want to ask him if the tile installation...

You will want to ask him if the tile installation meets TCNA Tile standards. If he says yes, then it will take a next step which is popping off a tile. If it has spots or lack of 95% coverage, it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By Topspin
From the limited photos that you provided I canít...

From the limited photos that you provided I canít definatively state that he was spot bonding, but it sure does look like it. If thatís the case, then thereís no chance of him meeting a wet area...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 144
Posted By Topspin
Was about to say same as Paul. Finish work is ok...

Was about to say same as Paul. Finish work is ok but foundational work a big concern.

Definately didn’t use a surface applied waterproofing, and evidence of screws exposed not good signs....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 485
Posted By Topspin
Paulís tile setter motto is irrefutable. Thatís...

Paulís tile setter motto is irrefutable. Thatís why I always dry fit my entire shower pan for reasonable shower sizes. Obviously if you had a 20Ď x 20Ď gang shower you wouldínt need to do that. But...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-16-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
Iím in. Where do i sign up? Just donít say...

Iím in. Where do i sign up?

Just donít say itís someplace cold because I donít like cold weather.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-16-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
So with all this snow coming you’re saying that...

So with all this snow coming you’re saying that there’s hope for us soon to be retired tile setters. All we need to do is get a shovel And a sturdy broom and we can be in business making the big...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
MuskyMike, you must get this kinda snow once in a...

MuskyMike, you must get this kinda snow once in a while. I was 90 miles south of you for 5 years at UWEC. Got this a few times too.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
Just keeping the streets clean.

Just keeping the streets clean.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
Out our way they donít back up.

Out our way they donít back up.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-15-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
I donít know if it was exactly this brand, but it...

I donít know if it was exactly this brand, but it looks just like one linked below and description-wise itís the same. You know all these things are made in China most likely and sold under 100...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-14-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
My screen is 7”. Not too small atall And the...

My screen is 7”. Not too small atall

And the image is sharp as a tack(strip. Hate “those” things) my photo below unfortunately didn’t focus on the screen.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-14-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Topspin
Iíve seen wooden teak shower floors that go over...

Iíve seen wooden teak shower floors that go over traditional shower pans...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-13-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 28,930
Posted By Topspin
Question who else pushes snow?

I guess itís just you two.


Regarding backing into things, you donít just use mirrors do you? Donít you have a rearward facing eye in the sky? This is what mine looks like in my van. Actually I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-12-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 1,415,309
Posted By Topspin
Three corners of mirror image is about all you...

Three corners of mirror image is about all you can expect in a room that isnt perfectly symmetrical. It’s always that fourth-quarter that gets ya.

But the upper part, that’s just poor planning
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-12-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Topspin
Hi Larry, If that little room was the only...

Hi Larry,

If that little room was the only area being tiled, and inside of it you have a vanity and the toilet on that side, I would say just go ahead and do as close to a full tile against your...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 698
Posted By Topspin
Aw don’t be so hard on the installer - because he...

Aw don’t be so hard on the installer - because he could be (in)famous on one our favorite forum threads. (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=71950&highlight=Worst)

There’s a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Topspin
I think logic would say to run your underlayment...

I think logic would say to run your underlayment board and tile with a 1/8 to 3/16 inch gap before you get to the timber. Then take a finishing strip of some sort and put it against the timber...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-02-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Topspin
Iím not a floor refinisher, but I understand the...

Iím not a floor refinisher, but I understand the complexities of the alternating stone types. I think the real answer wouldíve been at the beginning of when the discussion on price and quality of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-30-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 416
Posted By Topspin
So you are going to tile your garage floor for...

So you are going to tile your garage floor for sure? Most slc’s are not finished surfaces. So you’ll need to have something on top. What kind of tile in mind?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Topspin
My recommendation would be to contact Schluter...

My recommendation would be to contact Schluter Systems Tech Support 888-472-4588. They will know.


Personally I would not even think about it. My home gas fireplace gets so hot you cannot touch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,150
Posted By Topspin
ďMastic?Ē Please note that swearing on this...

ďMastic?Ē Please note that swearing on this website is not recommended.

:yeah:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Topspin
Yeah, Iíd kinda have to agree with CX. Say your...

Yeah, Iíd kinda have to agree with CX. Say your good byes to family and friends now.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-27-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,150
Posted By Topspin
Green skin, protecto wrap, other peel and stick...

Green skin, protecto wrap, other peel and stick membranes.

https://www.pearlabrasive.com/36-x-75-greenskin-flooring-underlayment-membrane/product/0/877736
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,821
Posted By Topspin
Simple fix in my opinion. If they gaps are large,...

Simple fix in my opinion. If they gaps are large, fill with backer rod foam tucked into it and then fill gap with paintable caulk. Let dry, then apply a Surface supplied liquid waterproofing over the...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-19-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Topspin
You guys need to move to Seattle. It hasnít...

You guys need to move to Seattle. It hasnít rained here since May
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