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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-17-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Yeah, Russell, that tall guy :gerg:

Yeah, Russell, that tall guy :gerg:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,452
Posted By Houston Remodeler
The T3 is great for the porcelain. No way of...

The T3 is great for the porcelain. No way of knowing how it will work with the glass until you cut one.

The best way (https://youtu.be/R4CpK13QzJ8) to cut glass tiles

Watch this ancient video...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-17-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Houston Remodeler
In the field guys? Matt Burns and Randy, or...

In the field guys? Matt Burns and Randy, or Rusty.... the tall skinny guy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-25-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Houston Remodeler
What are the typical foundations where this thing...

What are the typical foundations where this thing is going? Round these parts we don't worry about freezing temps.

Normally we use 'trailer pads...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-25-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Its the same method as setting fence posts with...

Its the same method as setting fence posts with dry ceement then adding water to the top.

The disorganized version (https://youtu.be/q9GKDMy1vgE) with 20 helpers

A video of results...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,845
Posted By Houston Remodeler
You are supposed to slope the bench before...

You are supposed to slope the bench before tiling. The idea is the waterproofing is sloped to the drain.
Forum: The Mud Box 05-05-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 657
Posted By Houston Remodeler
:yo: They are pretty sweet

:yo:

They are pretty sweet
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-05-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,459
Posted By Houston Remodeler
30 inches wall to wall is the bare terlit space...

30 inches wall to wall is the bare terlit space minimum in Texas
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-04-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Do you know the brand / name of the grout and...

Do you know the brand / name of the grout and sealant?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,604
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Sounds like a solid plan to me.

Sounds like a solid plan to me.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,220
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Yes, or sand the high spot

Yes, or sand the high spot
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,459
Posted By Houston Remodeler
If you are putting plywood between the joists and...

If you are putting plywood between the joists and plywood on the top of the joists + plywood, the upper layer can be no less than 3/8" cc or better. Round these parts 1/2" BC is much easier to find. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-04-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By Houston Remodeler
What size are the tiles? The right trowel size is...

What size are the tiles? The right trowel size is the one that will give you 100% coverage on the back side of the tiles. You will know this by lifting a freshly installed tile and looking at the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-01-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Houston Remodeler
1- You can caulk that joint with 100% matching...

1- You can caulk that joint with 100% matching silicone

2- your blade cut shouldn't leave chips

3- After wet cutting, the tile can be sanded to remove those chips

4- perhaps buy a better...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-30-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Houston Remodeler
There are also tile 'profiles' which can be used...

There are also tile 'profiles' which can be used to create a bullnose where none existed.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-28-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Houston Remodeler
The standard height for a grab bar is between 32...

The standard height for a grab bar is between 32 and 36 inches above finished floor height aka AFF. We normally use 2x8's to be assured the strike zone is hit.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Cross posted to the Tile Geeks.

Cross posted to the Tile Geeks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,900
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Got pics? :confused:

Got pics? :confused:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Houston Remodeler
FWIW Backstabbing is no longer to code in my fair...

FWIW Backstabbing is no longer to code in my fair state.

On my last commercial job I was told to use a certain outlet for my old Felker tilemaster. When we arrived to start work the next day the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Houston Remodeler
the 8x is too firm and doesn't grab fleece as well

the 8x is too firm and doesn't grab fleece as well
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Ryan, Welcome to the forum. The very...

Ryan,

Welcome to the forum.

The very first thing you should do is stop watching his videos. He's highly opinionated and refuses to learn industry standards. If you are going to watch videos,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Paul. Each system has its good points and...

Paul.

Each system has its good points and bad. I have successfully bent 7x48 porcelain tiles using LASH. MLS is excellent for thin panel....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Houston Remodeler
When I see this I think the liner has already...

When I see this I think the liner has already failed to the point the shower water has gotten to the curb and made it swell.

Set one hand on a tile then wrap your other hand knuckles on the same...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-18-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Yes you can, but be aware the height to the...

Yes you can, but be aware the height to the cabinets may change. This is common and may not make a difference.

Are the outlets all at the same height?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-17-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By Houston Remodeler
Thanks for updating but we already knew Eric...

Thanks for updating but we already knew Eric would come though. :gerg:

Please post pics !!! We wanna see !! :)
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