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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-30-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Dave Gobis
What Kevin said.

What Kevin said.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-30-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Dave Gobis
A shower shouldn't leak even if there was no...

A shower shouldn't leak even if there was no grout. Grout does not provide a waterproof function. Such wishful thinking is understandable as the enormity of the actual repair is quite expensive and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By Dave Gobis
This does not look promising from a longevity...

This does not look promising from a longevity side. He needs to return his CTI certification and Schluter certificate.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-20-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Dave Gobis
Based on what I see it is a 50/50 gamble if you...

Based on what I see it is a 50/50 gamble if you go the $2,500 route. It was not done correctly and that curb is going to be a problem in the future if it is not a problem now.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Dave Gobis
I had the same thing with a 20 year old PLS. They...

I had the same thing with a 20 year old PLS. They said it was obsolete and they would sell me a new one at a discount. Got it cheaper than their discount on Amazon.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Dave Gobis
If you see round blobs of mortar when they remove...

If you see round blobs of mortar when they remove the tile that would further suggest removal and replacement.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Dave Gobis
You probably would not like a hawk and pointer...

You probably would not like a hawk and pointer either. I would probably strike them as well.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Dave Gobis
While there may be exceptions on occasion, unless...

While there may be exceptions on occasion, unless it is commercial, big work, or long term, I don't work when there has to be a contract. If someone insists I am not their guy. I can only recall two...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Dave Gobis
Try Greenwich tile and marble in CT. They stock...

Try Greenwich tile and marble in CT. They stock discontinued tile. That looks like an old AO tile pattern.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-06-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By Dave Gobis
And so once again it begins.

And so once again it begins.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-04-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By Dave Gobis
Any time you can stay out of court and away from...

Any time you can stay out of court and away from attorneys is a good thing. If some agreement can be reached and reasonably settled you will be time and money ahead in resolving the issue. Otherwise...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-25-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By Dave Gobis
Stairs always make me cringe. 317 w/333 will...

Stairs always make me cringe. 317 w/333 will stick to anything and destroy several layers of wood veneer on removal. I have used a powder liquid combo many times in the case of "I really shouldn't do...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Dave Gobis
It is unaffected by water but not waterproofing.

It is unaffected by water but not waterproofing.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Dave Gobis
What Jerry said. White in particular has always...

What Jerry said. White in particular has always been problematic.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,022
Posted By Dave Gobis
I pared down my comment to one word, YouTube.

I pared down my comment to one word, YouTube.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-15-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Dave Gobis
The curvature of between the joist is what they...

The curvature of between the joist is what they are referring to. The bigger the tile the greater the potential for issue is the way it seems to play out. I have not been in on any recent study but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-11-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By Dave Gobis
This is not going to end well.

This is not going to end well.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Dave Gobis
CX, your guess is correct.

CX, your guess is correct.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Dave Gobis
Mike, cement grout properly mixed and cleaned,...

Mike, cement grout properly mixed and cleaned, strike the joint rather than shape it with a sponge. That makes it dense in both aspects.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-08-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Dave Gobis
Find another contractor. Per amount of them...

Find another contractor. Per amount of them installed, nothing fails more than tile decks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By Dave Gobis
Crackle glazes crack as the setting material...

Crackle glazes crack as the setting material dries out. Sealing before hand wouldn't seal the cracks that have yet to occur.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-23-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By Dave Gobis
John, We appreciate your questioning mind and all...

John, We appreciate your questioning mind and all have done their best to answer your questions in a limited amount of time and space. You have been offered some good sound advice by those here on...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-21-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Dave Gobis
I think the older methods are more simple and...

I think the older methods are more simple and they definitely put more money in my pocket.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-21-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By Dave Gobis
John, There are no tile police. It does and has...

John, There are no tile police. It does and has been happening for decades. As the tile gets bigger it happens more frequently. Looking at these claims has provided me with a steady income stream....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By Dave Gobis
Yes, dollars. In second place on...

Yes, dollars. In second place on builder/subdivision/movement joint was one for 27M. I had a conversation with one of the company principals some years later and he said they still were not putting...
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