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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-24-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,137
Posted By DRBlais
We call it Crema Awful.

We call it Crema Awful.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-24-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,378
Posted By DRBlais
If you don't do many, I can understand that kind...

If you don't do many, I can understand that kind of time. Generally I have the rip-out, Prep and water proofing done all the first day. I have zero experience with redguard. But you may want to tape...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-14-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 2,021,858
Posted By DRBlais
This was a DIY. Felt really bad for the customer,...

This was a DIY. Felt really bad for the customer, Almost was a divorce over this one!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,464
Posted By DRBlais
Cant see a thing as it is in the middle of the...

Cant see a thing as it is in the middle of the building. No evidence of movement on either side of the loose area.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-14-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By DRBlais
I had the same type of problem with the Urethane...

I had the same type of problem with the Urethane Grout on a job where it seemed to chemically react with whatever silicone buffering that was between the individual tiles. It Wasn't Crossville...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,364
Posted By DRBlais
I don't recommend wood on the stoop face outside...

I don't recommend wood on the stoop face outside the shower, However running the tile down to the floor on the face of the stoop in line with the trim tiles on the jamb is perfectly acceptable. Then...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,464
Posted By DRBlais
they wouldn't let me take pictures in the women's...

they wouldn't let me take pictures in the women's locker room. LOL Go figure.... anyway, I found that the floor was slightly tented but I am not sure if it was because of the repair or not.Its about...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-14-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,855
Posted By DRBlais
I have had great experiences with the Mapei...

I have had great experiences with the Mapei grouts. Really good results with the Proma epoxy grouts.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,464
Posted By DRBlais
Mud work advice

I admittedly don't do a lot of old repair work, it is usually a full replacement. The Ymca called me an asked me to quote a repair on a locker room. From what I can deduce from what I could see...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By DRBlais
Sorry, That just makes us all look bad. At least...

Sorry, That just makes us all look bad. At least he could have bisected it, I would have found that acceptable.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-13-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,670
Posted By DRBlais
I do a Kerdi Pan and up the inside corners with...

I do a Kerdi Pan and up the inside corners with Proquick white, then I do two coats of aqua defense. The built-ins get one thick coat of HPG with the 12 inch mesh and then Aqua defense the next day...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-12-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,670
Posted By DRBlais
Thanks Roberto

Thanks Roberto
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-12-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,670
Posted By DRBlais
Sorry, wont let me post the photo.

Sorry, wont let me post the photo.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-12-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,670
Posted By DRBlais
Aqua Defense Performance

Just wanted to share with you this photo. I like my built-ins to modulate with the tiles that i am working with, So I like to mark the studs in the cavity where it is going to be located and cut it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,632
Posted By DRBlais
We don't have red guard here, We use Mapei Aqua...

We don't have red guard here, We use Mapei Aqua Defense.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,275
Posted By DRBlais
No wedi board up here, Kerdi 4x8 of 1/2 inch...

No wedi board up here, Kerdi 4x8 of 1/2 inch Kerdi Board is 83 dollars a sheet. That is a distributor not retailer.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By DRBlais
That is great Info Dave, Cuz I beat the bat snot...

That is great Info Dave, Cuz I beat the bat snot out of my deck mud!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By DRBlais
Thank you all for the replies!! I ended up...

Thank you all for the replies!! I ended up digging out the hole, Packing the sand back down tight, Replacing the vapor barrier the best I could. Proquick and Plus a bit wet and keyed into the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By DRBlais
Wouldn't even dream of bonding it to the concrete...

Wouldn't even dream of bonding it to the concrete floor, especially since it is a 160 lb repair, every drop of it. Thank you guys for the advice. Yes, Kerdi system over the top of that.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,839
Posted By DRBlais
What Davy said, Plus I would still use a piece of...

What Davy said, Plus I would still use a piece of Schluter Reno for nice clean look.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,221
Posted By DRBlais
What did you use for a Mortar system, if you...

What did you use for a Mortar system, if you don't mind sharing? I don't know how rare it is, But it is talked about quite a bit around here, as well as dealing with radon gas through the slabs.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,221
Posted By DRBlais
Pam, Sorry for your troubles as they sound...

Pam,

Sorry for your troubles as they sound many. 9x9 tiles were definitely Asbestos. Up until the late 70's the 12 x 12 composite tiles may still have had asbestos in them. The old cut back 50...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-08-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By DRBlais
Need some Advice from the experts here

Alright, I ran into something that I normally don't run into on a job. The Contractor jack hammered up a concrete floor to move a drain pipe around never bothered to fill in the hole. So, I replaced...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By DRBlais
That is the same thing its the Base, clamp...

That is the same thing its the Base, clamp ring, and basket 3 pieces. Sorry, That just what we call it up here.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,842
Posted By DRBlais
Very Sorry Jennifer, But I must concur with Chad,...

Very Sorry Jennifer, But I must concur with Chad, he nailed it. The drain is definitely not level, do you have any progressive pictures?
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