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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-06-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,779
Posted By Rutili
thank you, I appreciate the teachings. Joe

thank you, I appreciate the teachings.

Joe
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,779
Posted By Rutili
trowel size for installing cbu

Hello and thank you for the help.

What size trowel do I use when laying the modified mortar when installing CBU an plywood floor?

Thanks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-28-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,521
Posted By Rutili
Joint compound on Greenboard - Durarock seem?

Hello, and thank you very much for in advance for your input.

I am in the middle of a bathroom remodel. I put green board everywhere except in the tub shower area, where I put durarock.

The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By Rutili
John, Thanks for the advice. I will post...

John,

Thanks for the advice. I will post the pics tomorrow evening after I arrive home. (am traveling today)

Please do not misinterpret the tone of my typing. Nothing but friendly tones...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By Rutili
Henry, I appreciate your perspective. Note:...

Henry,

I appreciate your perspective. Note: the shower undergoes weekly cleansing by trained professionals.

The Latasil in question runs horizontally, and in each corner intersect Latasil of a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By Rutili
moldy latasil Silicone

Hello,

A few questions:

I built a shower, with allot of help from this board. I used porcelain tile, Laticrete Spectralock Pro - epoxy and caulked everything with Latasil - silicone caulk.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Acrylic Siliconized caulk in steam shower??

Since I used one of laticretes epoxy grouts that does not a matching 100% silicone caulk Could I use Laticretes Acrylic Siliconized Caulk in my Steam shower??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Caulk in steam shower

Good Morning,

I grouted my steam shower with Spectralock pro from latacrete (epoxy grout)

Now it is time to caulk the changes in plane.

I was going to use the Latasil (silicone) however they...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-08-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Change of Plane

Hello,

I am building a steam shower. I have tiled the enite room, wet area and dry area.

I am grouting with latipoxy - laticretes epoxy grout.

1) Do I need to use caulk for changes in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Mike, It is possible that I may have engaged...

Mike,

It is possible that I may have engaged in this so called tempering. All of the effected tiles were set on the same day.

1) How would you recommend I identify any other effected tiles?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Thank you everyone for the feed back. Dave, ...

Thank you everyone for the feed back.

Dave, I do not know how fresh the thinset was.

? when do stp using the thinset? Is there a point when the thinset sitting in the bucket is garbage?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Mike, Thank you for your patience. I...

Mike,

Thank you for your patience.

I would say 30 seconds between combing the mortare on the tile and then setting the tile on the wall.

the thing is the mortare stayed on the wall and not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Mike, I did not comb the mortare on the...

Mike,

I did not comb the mortare on the wall. I combed it on the tile.

Joe
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
Yes. The tiles were dry. As I cut them all...

Yes.

The tiles were dry. As I cut them all at one time and set them 1 week later.

Additionally, I buttered the back, of each tile.

Thanks,

Joe
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Rutili
help. Tiles falling off

Good Afternoon,

I am currently tiling a steam shower.

I am tiling on Kerdi. I am setting 12 X 24 inch tiles on the walls. I have created a dedecorative strip in the middle of wall, using...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,246
Posted By Rutili
Tile Edge : Bullnose

Good Afternoon,

I am in the middle of a bathroom remodel with Kerdi steam shower. It is going very well thanks to John Bridge . Com.

I an using rectified Level 5 porcelian tile, that does not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-16-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 74,354
Posted By Rutili
Ridgid Saw Assesment

Hello,

I bought the ridgid saw this weekend, and found the following to be true:

1) The water tray does not catch the water, in fact the there was more water on the floor than in the tray...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,652
Posted By Rutili
thinset - large format kerdi, large format heat

Need some mortat / thinset advice?


1) what type of mortar do you use for 12 X 24 porcelian on heated concrete slab?

2) what type of thinset do you use for 12 X 24 porcelian on Kerdi covered...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By Rutili
this seems to be a simple way tomeasure floor...

this seems to be a simple way tomeasure floor tiles. What do you do for wall tiles?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By Rutili
thank you

thank you
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By Rutili
Thanks for the lead. I am actually looking...

Thanks for the lead.

I am actually looking for a store in Chicago that sells felker or dewalt wet saws. Not a chicago saw.

Joe
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By Rutili
Target vs Felker

Felker Tile MasterĀ® XL Plus Tile Wet Saw

Husqvarna by Target Super Tilematic TS 250 XL Wet Tile Saw

Are these the same Saws?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,220
Posted By Rutili
chicago Tool store

Hello,

I need to buy a ile saw, blades, porcelian drill bits.

I see that the Dewalt d24000 and the felkers could be ordered online.

Is there a store in chicago that would have the Dewalt...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,288
Posted By Rutili
My appologies for being dense. I have...

My appologies for being dense.


I have cracks, and would assume more cracks will occur over the next 10 years.


Will ditra protect against the transfer os a crack from the cement to the tile?...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,288
Posted By Rutili
porcelain and Concrete Slab

I am going to lay 12 X 24 porcelain over a 550 sq ft cement slab. the slab has cracks.

What are the options, in terms of what i must put between the tile and the floor? Which option is the...
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