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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-12-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By jondon
Nice work Phil:) You did what many of us pros so...

Nice work Phil:) You did what many of us pros so we put a ledger in place of the accent strip then go back and put the accent strip in. This makes it easier and cleaner since you know you will have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,587
Posted By jondon
Yes when you are making your living doing it I...

Yes when you are making your living doing it I would say it's a little different. You are grouting once a week or every two weeks it's critical.

I agree with Jerry is it messy, a lot gets wasted....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By jondon
The first question I would have is are they all...

The first question I would have is are they all the same thickness? Many times they are not and you can get around this by building up the accent strip or padding it out many options. Yes if you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By jondon
Another great reason to use 317 is cleaning the...

Another great reason to use 317 is cleaning the next day, no I don't keep my tile perfectly clean and especially if I am using the a tuning system it's inevitable you will have to clean out some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By jondon
An enhancer might potentially bring the color...

An enhancer might potentially bring the color back that might be worth a try, if the surface of the tile is actually worn down then you might not get the shine back. With the strength of the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 153,586
Posted By jondon
Anyone have a good website to get parts for the...

Anyone have a good website to get parts for the saw, I need the piece where the waterline ties into the housing that feeds water to the saw blade. I have 3 DeWalts currently so it's no hurry. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,587
Posted By jondon
I had not used the SpectraLock for some time I...

I had not used the SpectraLock for some time I got away from it. Permacolor Select is my choice and I do realize there are other brands with similar grouts. I like the fast setting aspect yet easy...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By jondon
I too was a big fan of 317 since they wanted...

I too was a big fan of 317 since they wanted unmod over ditra. I have tried the All-SET now a few times and noticed it doesn't have a great pot life compared to others. I just noticed they make...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-03-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,587
Posted By jondon
Lou yes I was, the key is to not wipe it right...

Lou yes I was, the key is to not wipe it right away. I think one of the problems I saw with Epoxy or any grout it wiping it without giving it time to set up. This is a key element of premixed grouts...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-03-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
Nice work as always Brian, they still make 8"...

Nice work as always Brian, they still make 8" tiles:)

Since I posted a pic on the SpectraLock 1 thread I might as well post more here on that same job. Had an 800 sq ft basement with bar going in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-03-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,587
Posted By jondon
As a matter of fact I just used it. I was going...

As a matter of fact I just used it. I was going to use SpectraLock Epoxy for an 800 sq ft basement plank job. I was looking up some info and came across SpectraLock 1. First off I am not a fan of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-14-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,825
Posted By jondon
I am interested in the Coronavirus JB Forum...

I am interested in the Coronavirus JB Forum Coverings Tee- Special Edition do I have to be at the show:scratch:
Forum: The Mud Box 02-25-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 407,903
Posted By jondon
Great to see you LT, good looking family. How...

Great to see you LT, good looking family. How are you doing these days, still doing tile or have you moved on......
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-27-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
Hey CX, yes the rumors were true but extremely...

Hey CX, yes the rumors were true but extremely exaggerated. Back to flying solo doing what I enjoy and raising my nephew. My only travel now is for vacation with him. I am excited to go back to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
Customer said she wanted all 3 walls in...

Customer said she wanted all 3 walls in herringbone. I thought it might be a little too much but in any case the customer is always right since she was writing the check. Turned out ok. Because...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
First off amazing work Jim, your game has really...

First off amazing work Jim, your game has really come a long way since I last saw your work. You have taken it up a notch. In reference to Karl's post I see his point on the flow but also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,974
Posted By jondon
Hi Everitt:) Just read back through this and...

Hi Everitt:)

Just read back through this and I agree with what CX is saying because since I have known him he has always been right;)

You need to separate conventional and today's waterproofing...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,862
Posted By jondon
The boss said they always do a 2-step grout,...

The boss said they always do a 2-step grout, stiffer grout over grout soup... bllsht. This sounds like a flooring place, hires a bunch a people who don't speak english and try to strong arm you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-02-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
We all have our opinions and we are all unique...

We all have our opinions and we are all unique for that reason. When it comes to what we like and dislike it is an opinion. If you can get people to pay you for it that way then keep doing it. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-02-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
Yes John these types a things are time consuming...

Yes John these types a things are time consuming and it's best to take your time and do it once.:)

Yes if there is one thing I am really disappointed in with the tile industry is the lack of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,289
Posted By jondon
Les, the lippage won't disappear but you can...

Les, the lippage won't disappear but you can certainly build up that area with grout to hide it, you will always know it's there. I would recommend this because I know exactly what the glass...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,289
Posted By jondon
Looking good Les, the niche is placed perfectly I...

Looking good Les, the niche is placed perfectly I am glad you decided to get it lined up. When a niche is placed right the tile flows through vs it being an eyesore. A little bit of lippage isn't a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-30-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
John nice looking pebble configuration:whip: ...

John nice looking pebble configuration:whip:



Hi Shawn, those are Questech pencil liners, made with resin. The darker finish to match the oil rubbed bronze plumbing trim.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,289
Posted By jondon
Hi Les:) We have all been in your shoes...

Hi Les:)

We have all been in your shoes before where we realized the niche would not line up with a tile joint which is ideal. You could live with it but you can do the easy fix as you stated. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-28-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21,826
Views: 4,812,342
Posted By jondon
Paul looks like the perfect layout there full...

Paul looks like the perfect layout there full tile up under the winder and coming under the niche. I see you are still using the Lash System:wohoo:

My guys finished this one up while I was out in...
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