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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-07-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,737
Posted By JC
@ Shaun, whats that T-shaped screed thing for? ...

@ Shaun, whats that T-shaped screed thing for? Also don't you have to wait longer for the floor to cure since your using more water..I would be worried about excessive shrinkage. I think I would be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,737
Posted By JC
Mud screeds here also.. I set my screeds on the...

Mud screeds here also.. I set my screeds on the rails of mud then using a laser I tap them down till the laser hits the edge on the screed. I try to fill it in as I go..letting it firm just a little...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By JC
maybe the garages are facing different...

maybe the garages are facing different directions..I dunno. Food for mold is only one thing it needs..maybe the other factors are not present. Also I don't recall seeing hardi siding and trim boards...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By JC
Yea the 10 percent paper is called...

Yea the 10 percent paper is called cellulose..basically pulverized wood that is already broken down some to make it easier for mold to eat. Im guessing it is the binding agent holding the sand...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,160
Posted By JC
on the second floor you say it is 3/4 T&G but is...

on the second floor you say it is 3/4 T&G but is that sheets or strip wood planks? I will assume it is sheets for now.


First lets check the answers to what Bob said to eliminate the obvious. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By JC
Im not very ha[ppy at all, Ive done prolly 20 tub...

Im not very ha[ppy at all, Ive done prolly 20 tub surrounds and a couple showers with the stuff in the past.tiled directly to the board with plastic behind..as per directions...sure I use wicking...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-05-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,743
Posted By JC
I don't mind painting, landscraping and planting...

I don't mind painting, landscraping and planting flowers..kinda relaxing..
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-05-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By JC
I didn't post to the DIY advice forum..I...

I didn't post to the DIY advice forum..I responded to something that was listed in the deep end. Once you move a thread to the deep end it becomes the deep end..the guy was a contractor(a 30 year...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-05-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By JC
CX, ive seen the mold with my own eyes,,just goto...

CX, ive seen the mold with my own eyes,,just goto your own worse jobs thread and you can see plenty of cases..the black you see in the pictures is mold..it doesn't turn black in the display case..the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-05-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By JC
Hardibacker/Mold Discussion

Lets not forget MOLD! Hardi does promote moldgrowth...That pretty little display is distilled water in an air tight vacuum..in real life I have seen the stuff turn black when exposed to moisture..It...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,551
Posted By JC
I think the baldor motor is very reliable and is...

I think the baldor motor is very reliable and is made to last..even 1.5 hp should do you fine..watch out for bigger motors..there is alot more to a good motor then horsepower. Just because it is a 2...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-03-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,743
Posted By JC
Don't do anything..you already warned the GC. ...

Don't do anything..you already warned the GC. Get some popcorn and sit back and enjoy the show now.

Just make sure you will still get paid for your part when the homeowner withholds tile money...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-02-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,063
Posted By JC
The spectralock might work and it might not..onyx...

The spectralock might work and it might not..onyx is soft..Do a test piece..yea it is a waste of 20 buck kit but better safe then sorry..I would guess you have a 70% chance it would be just fine.
...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-02-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,089
Posted By JC
yea the finish product looks nice(at least on...

yea the finish product looks nice(at least on camera). He seems to love his work. Looks like he has high end clients that can afford good work.

Maybe we need to delete this thread and invite him...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-01-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,089
Posted By JC
It will support the weight, The seat will not...

It will support the weight, The seat will not move..The seat will break in half before it falls. Somem marbles are soft and might need (rodded)..your fab shop would be able to advise you on...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-01-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,089
Posted By JC
Yea I probably should not have put him on...

Yea I probably should not have put him on blast..I was looking for the worst tile thread to post but could'nt find it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-01-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By JC
Im not driving 25 miles to buy one bag of...

Im not driving 25 miles to buy one bag of thinset. In fact the only specialty thinset I use is ditra-set..everything else I get from box stores. I see no need to buy expensive thinset when basic...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-01-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,089
Posted By JC
Is he a buddy of yours Brian? We have all seen...

Is he a buddy of yours Brian? We have all seen it many times before..no-preslope,mastic over greenboard(maybe or maybe not),,cbu nailed thru curb. Those curbs should be blue with lath on them at...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-01-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,089
Posted By JC
What about this one.. ...

What about this one.. http://www.tilemasterga.com/slideshows/atlantapro.html

Clearly shows no preslope, Cbu nailed onto curb thru liner..Drywall on jacuzzi....and unopened mastic buckets all over...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-01-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,089
Posted By JC
I am not convinced...heres another one from his...

I am not convinced...heres another one from his site..notice the lack of drain..nails in curb and is it me but did he forget to use a trap under the drain?
...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-01-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,089
Posted By JC
How to install a shower seat?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3yxkawIeEo


Somebody stop this guy..greenboard,mastic..I think.Nails in the curb.. No trowel skills..and if you look closely in the beginning the liner is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-01-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By JC
Lowes does not carry Medium bed anymore?

Went to two lowes and they both said they quit carrying their marble granite set..had to goto Home Depot.

Whats up with that? I don't think any of their other mortar can be used for medium...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-01-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,295
Posted By JC
5lbs/100 sq. ft./24 hours Is just a standard...

5lbs/100 sq. ft./24 hours Is just a standard measurement of slab moisture used for about 1000 different flooring products/glues..3lbs per a 1000 is for really sensitive materials and 5 is standard...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-31-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,295
Posted By JC
I agree gueuze it no different then the miniscule...

I agree gueuze it no different then the miniscule standing water around a kerdi drain. But still the question remains..why even do it if it bonds to the drain so well? Why do we need it?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-31-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,295
Posted By JC
I agree gueuze it no different then the miniscule...

I agree gueuze it no different then the miniscule standing water around a kerdi drain. But still the question remains..why even do it if it bonds to the drain so well? Why do we need it?
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