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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21,733
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Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Great work! And welcome back, Jon! :wave:

Great work! And welcome back, Jon! :wave:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, I'd remove and get full coverage on that. ...

Yeah, I'd remove and get full coverage on that. :tup2:
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Unless you're willing to do something like...

Unless you're willing to do something like "chase" the cracks with something like a "V" router bit capable of handling marble and re-filling with new epoxy...

...I tend to agree with Jeff on all...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,803
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Ahhhhhhhhhh! :clap1: Very nice.

Ahhhhhhhhhh! :clap1: Very nice.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 1,547,413
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Not sure why the tile over hardwood using mastic...

Not sure why the tile over hardwood using mastic didn't hold up. :shrug: :bonk: :yeah:

211854

Oh!, yeah....wait........maybe if they had used tile planks? :idea:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-25-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 444
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Good news. That’s Southern Yellow Pine....

Good news. That’s Southern Yellow Pine. Deflection is L/380.

:)
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-25-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Next time you need to remove some soap scum, you...

Next time you need to remove some soap scum, you can use a high alkaline cleaner like AquaMix Heavy-Duty Grout and Tile Cleaner. Most any box store that sells tile will have a high alkaline cleaner...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
That’s disappointing. :( Sorry to hear,...

That’s disappointing. :(

Sorry to hear, Paul.

Once I form an opinion about a product or company, whether positive or negative, it usually changes slowly with each new experience or...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-24-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Diana. :wave: Agreed....

Welcome to the forum, Diana. :wave:

Agreed. Bar Keepers Friend (only the powder, not the liquid gel) has worked every time for “metal marks” for me.

It only takes a few seconds of light...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-23-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Grout is pretty weak when it’s fresh. Generally,...

Grout is pretty weak when it’s fresh. Generally, the directions want you to let grout cure for about a week before you expose it to acid. Have you tried the same product again over a small test spot...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-23-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Michael. :wave: A few...

Welcome to the forum, Michael. :wave:

A few questions, if I may:
What makes you think it’s efflorescence?
Was there a bunch of haze that made you clean with the sulfamic acid?
And how long...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, what are they bonded with and how long has...

Yeah, what are they bonded with and how long has it been since they were set?

I’m not sure if Kevin or I are more bothered by the pattern not continuing up the left side. Where are you located,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
It’s like a mini circular saw with a diamond...

It’s like a mini circular saw with a diamond blade and a hose to spray water at the cut.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Be sure to come on back to let us know how it...

Be sure to come on back to let us know how it worked for you. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
When using the little Alpha saw, were you cutting...

When using the little Alpha saw, were you cutting with the good side down so that the spinning blade is “entering” the cut on the good side and “exiting” the cut on the back side of the tile? If not,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, tm. :wave: I’m going to...

Welcome to the forum, tm. :wave: I’m going to have to respectfully disagree with your statement. Unless Schluter has recently changed their long-standing position, there is not a 2”x2” minimum size...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yep, as long as all the membrane seams have at...

Yep, as long as all the membrane seams have at least a 2” overlap (as Kevin is enquiring), you’re completely waterproof.


:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-22-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Adam! :wave: Yeah, I’d...

Welcome to the forum, Adam! :wave:

Yeah, I’d simply cut a single patch large enough to not need any KerdiBAND. While the KerdiBAND is thinner, you’d otherwise have a double overlap of the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-22-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I, too, discourage sealing in a shower. Sealer is...

I, too, discourage sealing in a shower. Sealer is meant to buy you a little time after the porous grout (sometimes the tile, as well) to clean s potentially staining liquid before it dries and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,347
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
The drawing CX provided shows an optimal caulk...

The drawing CX provided shows an optimal caulk joint that can deform/stretch easily over its entire profile. That’s important that the whole bead absorbs the movement. But imagine that the soft...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Yeah, unless things have changed from the last...

Yeah, unless things have changed from the last time I used it....only the 1/4" has the embossed grid, along with the fastener dots. The 1/2" stuff is flat with printed "X"s on it.

Steve, the 1/4"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Welcome to the forum, Steve. :wave: From the...

Welcome to the forum, Steve. :wave:

From the depressed fastener indicator on the Hardibacker, it looks like Steve may have accidentally used 1/4" Hardibacker. Can you measure the thickness of a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,347
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
tileguytodd...

tileguytodd (https://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/member.php?u=857) promoted that method several years ago. I’m guessing that’s where you read it, SusanMary.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
I agree. The difference between scratching...or...

I agree. The difference between scratching...or not has more to do with your exact tile. Make a test board and you’ll know ahead of time.

:)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Tool Guy - Kg
Or you can try Midwest Trade Tools...

Or you can try Midwest Trade Tools (https://www.tiletools.com/power-tools/). We have a great relationship with them. They sponsor the TYW Couch at Coverings Trade Show.

:)
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