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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-06-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By bgronski
Floor truss deflection

I went to look at a job last Friday. Homeowner is allergic to many things, and have pulled most all carpet from the second floor of the house and are ready to have it all tiled.

The kitchen,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,044
Posted By bgronski
8" cast iron shower floor drain

Guys,

Please give me some ideas on this one: My wife's Aunt has an old house that she is beginning to update for future sale. She has a basement shower stall that is tiled with plastic 4"tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-15-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,734
Posted By bgronski
Travis the 1 inch wide tile in the picture is not...

Travis the 1 inch wide tile in the picture is not flat or on the same plane as the rest of the tile. Due to the underlayment beneath the tile there is too much of an elevation difference between the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-05-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By bgronski
Transluscent Grout?

Does anyone know of transluscent grout? I googled it and came up with nothing. I have a job where I have to mount glass tile on a glass window and two doors. The home owner has a candle shade that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By bgronski
I will look into that in the morning. There is a...

I will look into that in the morning. There is a Stained Glass Shop nearby.

CX,

The architect speced it for tile on both sides, however I guess they are beginning to try to cut costs as the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By bgronski
That might be the ticket Mike! A cheap throw...

That might be the ticket Mike! A cheap throw away plastic trowel and several tubes of clear silicone.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By bgronski
8'x5'

8'x5'
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By bgronski
I just got off the phone with a buddy he suggests...

I just got off the phone with a buddy he suggests silicone as well. how would one apply it evenly? Should I be afraid of my trowel scratching the glass?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By bgronski
It is a window between an office and another...

It is a window between an office and another room. All interior.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By bgronski
I do not know what will work that is why I am...

I do not know what will work that is why I am asking for help. I do not have the time to research this.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By bgronski
Glass Tile on Glass Window

I need some help ASAP fellas! I have a huge bid to put together tonight, part of which the customer wants Sicis Glass Tile installed on a window. The net effect will be similar to stained glass. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-23-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 39,442
Posted By bgronski
I have gone through three rolls of the 5mm peal n...

I have gone through three rolls of the 5mm peal n stick. I think it is great stuff! You do have to becarefull on the last ten feet of every roll it is rolled tight and does have a memory. If you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-23-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,643
Posted By bgronski
Good advice!! I would not have taken that into...

Good advice!! I would not have taken that into consideration!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-23-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,643
Posted By bgronski
I am doing a paver install for the homeowner, she...

I am doing a paver install for the homeowner, she didn't realize that I am a tile setter. She asked me in to give her an estimate on her tub surround. it seams she has a friend that is a handyman...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-23-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,643
Posted By bgronski
kerdi on a tub surround

Is it possible to to Kerdi a tub surround? I have not seen mention of using Kerdi with a tub in any of the literature I have. My only concern is the seal at the tub itself. Your thoughts please!
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-06-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By bgronski
Dave, Sounds like they are on a first name...

Dave,

Sounds like they are on a first name basis with the Roto-Rooter man. The same guy comes each year. Sounds like he does the whole block. My friend was telling me that the three houses...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-06-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By bgronski
Todd, I couldn't agree with you more! That...

Todd,

I couldn't agree with you more! That is the first thing I told him to do. Digging down and pouring a new slab solves all his problems with the exception of the tree roots clogging his...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-05-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By bgronski
Sketchy Old Slab

Guys, please give me your thoughts;

I looked at a basement in a very old Minneapolis home this morning. This house belongs to a friend of mine. He is in the process of finishing off this...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-13-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 24,006
Posted By bgronski
I am not sure where I got the idea from, but I...

I am not sure where I got the idea from, but I carry an old Windex bottle filled with water and wet down the drywall before I trowel on the thinset. I also wet down the outside of the Kerdi to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By bgronski
I have been using since last summer. I will...

I have been using since last summer. I will never apply a CBU again! I have used it on plywood floors and just recently on a counter top. It is a huge time saver!! It will save you a day of labor...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-01-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By bgronski
I do not think their objective is to hide the...

I do not think their objective is to hide the groove, but to give the look of a grout line.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-31-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By bgronski
They are wood. Old barn boards or reclaimed from...

They are wood. Old barn boards or reclaimed from something. Everything in the house is reclaimed. They will not be refinishing at all. They look like they were painted barn red at one time. Now...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-31-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By bgronski
Grouting "V" Board

I just looked at a house last night, and one of the things they would like done is to have the "V" groove grouted in their plank panel floor. They have already tried grouting it with conventional...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-15-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By bgronski
I have been getting $16.00/sf for backsplashes. ...

I have been getting $16.00/sf for backsplashes.
$200.00 sounds about right to me. Looks good! Nice work!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-14-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,506
Posted By bgronski
Can you post a picture of the flooring that you...

Can you post a picture of the flooring that you have done? That way I can see how you layed it out and give you my opinion from there.
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