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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-12-2017, 02:00 PM
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Posted By tap
davy and john, thank you for your prompt and...

davy and john, thank you for your prompt and informative replies.


Davy, its good to hear that you are actually doing it with corner strips an no callbacks - good to go.

John, it had never...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-09-2017, 11:58 AM
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Views: 716,373
Posted By tap
Objections please, to a proposed different way of doing wire.

Just saying but what objections or difficulties can you see if chicken wire is hung in this proposed manner?

In a 3-wall shower say, for each run of wire, why not cut 3 pieces of wire and hang...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-16-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By tap
thank you rmckee84.

thank you rmckee84.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-15-2017, 06:31 PM
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Views: 1,316
Posted By tap
wrapping tile around a 135 degree corner

Two 135 degree inside corners.
ie. the back wall of a three wall compartment meets the side walls at 135 degrees.

Views please, on wrapping the tile around the 135* inside corners with mitred...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-24-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By tap
Why not turn j. bridge into a tile You Tube?

Why not make the next, perhaps, obvious step & turn johnbridge.com into the tile world's equivalent, only better, of You Tube?

My thinking is a j bridge site flooded with videos. What the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-09-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,846
Posted By tap
I'm not familiar with the powders used in the NY...

I'm not familiar with the powders used in the NY area but its perhaps irrelevant. It might be white cement and sand.

Maybe remove all on that wall back to the metal.
Then use packing strips to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,166
Posted By tap
FWIW: i would have holed the joists not...

FWIW:
i would have holed the joists not notched them.

There are no clips on the pipe. If thats a hot water pipe then isolate it from the cable.
Remove all (small gauge) screws where possible,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,470
Posted By tap
Donovan. Donovan Leitch about 1970.

Donovan. Donovan Leitch about 1970.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By tap
Just picked the above up from the...

Just picked the above up from the "inspectionnews.net" House Inspectors site.

Ignoring the contentious claim that HI's cannot do water tests etc. - they can and they do - the first para. seems to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-15-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By tap
Structural Pest Control Act, 1991. Report...

Structural Pest Control Act, 1991. Report Requirements Under Section 8516(b)10.
(12) Repair a stall shower if it is found to leak when water tested for a minimum of fifteen (15) minutes after the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-15-2014, 04:32 PM
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Views: 716,373
Posted By tap
I didn't mean to come back in but i think that...

I didn't mean to come back in but i think that someone has to step up and say it:

Fair enough that John's experience privileges him for the holding the bit of wood task, but for God's sake, how...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-14-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 716,373
Posted By tap
The idea is to quickly remove any loose or flaky...

The idea is to quickly remove any loose or flaky paint, not to remove all trace of the paint, thats not necessary. A concrete grinding disc is best but a masonry disc will also do the job.

I can...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-14-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 716,373
Posted By tap
Dave Gobis, For one, much of the world out...

Dave Gobis,

For one, much of the world out there uses metal free S&C render on interior and exterior work, and has done for a couple of thousand years to good enduring effect.

I've personally...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 716,373
Posted By tap
I wouldn't use lath over brick. The brick in...

I wouldn't use lath over brick.

The brick in this case has helpful recessed pointing but thats not necessary.

After cleaning the surface, I would brush the whole four elevations with a 50:50...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By tap
Thanks all you guys for the input and useful...

Thanks all you guys for the input and useful information, you have truly clarified the issue.
i like it when a question about one thing brings out knowledge of something else as well.

The HI's...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-08-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By tap
Thank you John, CX and e3 for your knowledgable...

Thank you John, CX and e3 for your knowledgable replies.

I could refer you to the site forum in question, and you could follow their debate but i dont know if you find it acceptable to name other...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-07-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By tap
Definition of a shower pan?

I've been following an ongoing debate on a house inspectors site. The gist of it that interested me was the debate over what was meant by using the term: "Shower Pan"?

Some seemed to claim that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-26-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By tap
Using window screen rippings on subfloor joins

On youtube (how to prep your subfloor), I've seen guys nailing down 12"(?) rippings of a window screen roll along the ply subfloor joins - presumably as a "crack preventer"? Similar to Expanded metal...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 716,373
Posted By tap
cx, With respect, its irrelevant that you or...

cx,

With respect, its irrelevant that you or anyone else know who i am or what i do or where i do it.

Allowing for code variations, If advice is technically correct in one place then its...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 716,373
Posted By tap
Prior to any mud work on walls, i'd suggest: ...

Prior to any mud work on walls, i'd suggest:

That the spot board ( 30" x 30" or 34" x 34" ) be wet down on both sides. Constantly keep the spot board wet and clean.

That the few tools...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-01-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8,645
Views: 1,424,357
Posted By tap
Those glasses are half empty.

Those glasses are half empty.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-19-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By tap
setting thin-set on semi-dry mud?

Views please,
on floating a mud surface, (in my case it was a floated entrance floor), and then, after waiting say 60mins, applying thin-set and tile.

AAMOI: back in the day, an old guy showed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By tap
CX, I went for a second registration because...

CX,
I went for a second registration because you( as moderator) put "all" my recent posts on the same thread, and the last post ( s ) just stayed out of sight, so to speak, with no feed-back. I'd...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By tap
Dave, yes, thats correct i am obviously "tap" (...

Dave, yes, thats correct i am obviously "tap" ( pat ), and my additional user name ( with a different password ) is "dennt" which I registered in the last few days. Problem is, i am blocked from...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-30-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,421
Posted By tap
I would suggest being very cautious about...

I would suggest being very cautious about advising the wife or loved one, or anyone else, to leave their home. Much as i would be hesitant to be involved in some kind of group intervention, or group...
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