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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 102
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
After removing all the layers in the laundry...

After removing all the layers in the laundry room, what was the subfloor?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
While that 1/4 round is meant to be installed...

While that 1/4 round is meant to be installed with one leg on the wall and one leg up against the side of the tile, you could install it flat if you like that look.

As far as the greenboard being...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It doesn't directly. But I was wondering the same...

It doesn't directly. But I was wondering the same question he asked. I can't speak for Christopher, be we are both pros and know that most floors can be installed with an angle grinder and relatively...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Nice work. Thanks for coming back to share the...

Nice work. Thanks for coming back to share the pics. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 01:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,215
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Quite a transformation. Good job, Phil. :nod:

Quite a transformation. Good job, Phil. :nod:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 102
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Thanks for the answers and photo. What do you...

Thanks for the answers and photo. What do you have for a subfloor and any other layers?
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Carpet cleaning gurus?

Are there any decent residential carpet cleaning machines out there? Or is that wishful thinking? I’ve only ever used ~$200 machines that don’t survive longer than 5 years of light use l. And after...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 102
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Cody. :wave: Entry...

Welcome to the forum, Cody. :wave:

Entry step? Like a 3’x3’ stoop at the exterior front entrance to a house? Or...?

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Kraul. I agree with the others not to...

Hi, Kraul.

I agree with the others not to try putting a coating of sealer on top of a glazed surface. Like Dan said, a grout cleaner (high alkaline) will break down the sealer. Or you can try...
Forum: The Mud Box Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
All I can say is, “Wow!” :eek: I have never...

All I can say is, “Wow!” :eek:

I have never seen a boat foil up out of the water so high and crash so spectacularly. I can’t imagine the sailers that went flying when that speeding boat hit the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
No limit to questions, Lee! Hang around as long...

No limit to questions, Lee! Hang around as long as you like. :tup1:

For removing all the traces of your silicone, I’d suggest this: use mineral spirits and a white nylon scrub pad (the kind that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Power to you, Ryan, for hanging penny rounds on...

Power to you, Ryan, for hanging penny rounds on the wall. What setting material are you planning to use?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Oh, man. I wish there was a key identifier to...

Oh, man. I wish there was a key identifier to positively point to something. I know you’re ready to caulk, so you might not be interested in continuing to investigate. I’ll share my thoughts on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
If the sealing ring is the neoprene variety,...

If the sealing ring is the neoprene variety, those seal pretty good if the are compressed nice & snug.

Where is the area with the most mold you were talking about?

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-16-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Is the shower head on the left wall and spraying...

Is the shower head on the left wall and spraying onto the right, moldy, wall?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Right. Angled square cut.

Right. Angled square cut.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Looks a tad wet. It’s acceptable. And the batch...

Looks a tad wet. It’s acceptable. And the batch will slightly dry over its pot life as you’re installing tiles.

Can I ask what tools you’re using to mix...and how long you’re mixing...and if...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I’m not sure if he’s talking about that one tile,...

I’m not sure if he’s talking about that one tile, or that other one.




:yeah:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 244
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Hi, Si. The first layout feels unbalanced...

Hi, Si.

The first layout feels unbalanced to my eye.

On the second, I see what you’re doing with the smaller tiles in the corners...it looks like a fairly large tile “folded” into the corner....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-14-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Lee. :wave: Simply...

Welcome to the forum, Lee. :wave:

Simply using your finger to tool the joint with feather-thin edges is not the best method. The delicate feather-edges have a habit of fraying and a certain amount...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, that does look really good. Really good....

Yeah, that does look really good. Really good. :nod:

And did I mention that I taught Kevin everything he knows about setting tile? :yeah:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Cementitious patching material is somewhat...

Cementitious patching material is somewhat similar to drywall patching compound as it is mixed with water and spread with a wide putty knife. But it is cement-based, so it doesn’t turn to mush in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-10-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,160
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
After caulking the bottom joint, spray with...

After caulking the bottom joint, spray with denatured alcohol and use a wooden popsicle stick to tool the joint. Only tool a couple inches at a time between cleaning the stick.

Wait a day before...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
:think: ...yeah, I’m gonna hafta use that one...

:think: ...yeah, I’m gonna hafta use that one when I get a chance. :yeah:

Please show us some pics when you’re done if you’re not under some confidentiality agreement, eh?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-10-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Did you choose them over the Grout 360 because of...

Did you choose them over the Grout 360 because of the quick turn-a-round?
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