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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-15-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By fhueston
Only remedy is to tear it out and replace with...

Only remedy is to tear it out and replace with something suitable
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-06-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,373
Posted By fhueston
No Do not seal..I have an article on why..Send me...

No Do not seal..I have an article on why..Send me an email and I will send it to you.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-02-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By fhueston
sorry posted the wrong article..here is the...

sorry posted the wrong article..here is the correct one

OXIDATION OF ELEMENTAL IRON WITHIN STONE
SURFACES(YELLOWING OF STONE SURFACES)
Frederick M. Hueston

Sitting in my office one morning I...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-31-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By fhueston
the problem is not the sealer...take a look at...

the problem is not the sealer...take a look at the following article I wrote

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston
I receive several calls a week with questions...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-29-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,733
Posted By fhueston
Ill be walking the show today

Hey folks

Ill be walking the show this after(Wednesday). Cant miss me Ill be wearing a bright green shirt with the stone and tile show logo on it..stop me and say HI
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By fhueston
large format porcelin tile guide

Where can I find the installation guidelines for very large thin porcelin tile on a wood floor. These tiles are 3' x 8'. I suspect this installation iwas not done properly. It was installed over a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-23-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,516
Posted By fhueston
Lou The answer is additive used in the thin...

Lou

The answer is additive used in the thin set create a chemical bond as well as what Jim said
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-16-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,516
Posted By fhueston
how setting mortars bond

How Setting Materials Bond and Why Resin-Backed Tiles Fail
By Frederick M. Hueston
Educational information that adequately explains how a bond forms between tile and thinset or other setting...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,926
Posted By fhueston
Yes I do have several pics..here is one where the...

Yes I do have several pics..here is one where the owner didnt want me to tear a tile out. It sounded hollow....the camera told me why
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-10-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,926
Posted By fhueston
I use an infa red camera to find leaks. works...

I use an infa red camera to find leaks. works great
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-19-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By fhueston
Looks like it could be calcium deposits..This is...

Looks like it could be calcium deposits..This is typical with hard water. Not necessary efflorescence.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-09-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By fhueston
Do not Seal exterior tile

No do not seal here is why. Keep in mind that the following is related to stone but the same applies to other tile types

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-24-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By fhueston
It looks like iron. I would first check your...

It looks like iron. I would first check your water to make sure it does not contain iron. If it does, you will need to get a water softener. Next it may be something underneath the stone that is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-13-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By fhueston
not for a pool but an outside office plaza

not for a pool but an outside office plaza
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By fhueston
Limeston

Thanks guys

No not a trick questions. and Yes I am aware that there are different properties of various limestones. Have seen my share but as a stone inspector I get calls for failures not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By fhueston
best limestone for exterior paving

What do you guys think is the best limestone for exterior pavers in southern california. One that will hold up to commercial traffic.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-17-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By fhueston
this is a common problem with white marble. They...

this is a common problem with white marble. They contain iron and when exposed to moisture the iron starts to oxidize. I see it all the time.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-08-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By fhueston
Why you shouldn't seal exteriors and showers

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston
I receive several calls a week with questions on the use of impregnating type sealers for use on outdoor stone as well as...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-28-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By fhueston
article on why not to seal shower floors

Here ya go

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston
I receive several calls a week with questions on the use of impregnating type sealers for use on outdoor stone...
Forum: Reference Liberry :-) 06-28-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,362
Posted By fhueston
Article on why not to seal shower floors

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston

I receive several calls a week with questions on the use of impregnating type sealers for use on outdoor stone as well as...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-26-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By fhueston
I would not use a sealer. If you like I can send...

I would not use a sealer. If you like I can send you an article I did on why not Just shoot me an email to fhueston@gmail.com
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-10-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By fhueston
stain

it looks like culture marble rather than formica. It may only be on the surface so you might want to try some steel wool and some acetone. You dont want to get too aggressive otherwise you many go...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-05-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By fhueston
another video

you can also repair tile with Romin noodles...take a look
https://youtu.be/CxeaOt8n0oQ
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-31-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By fhueston
Opps I missed that...Georgia used a lot of marble...

Opps I missed that...Georgia used a lot of marble from the Georgia Marble Company known as Georgia White. Of course it has changed a lot in years but my guess it is more than likely georgia...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-31-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By fhueston
Many historic buildings use local stone. this is...

Many historic buildings use local stone. this is especially true if it is a government building. I cover this in my historic stone restoration seminar but in general chances are the stone is from...
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