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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-31-2003, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By a.dana
Thanks! I will try this. Just have to...

Thanks!

I will try this.

Just have to find that sand.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-30-2003, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
No one has worked with Custom Satillo Grout? :( ...

No one has worked with Custom Satillo Grout? :(

Wondering if I can use it with porcelain for 1/2" to 1" grout widths.

Or do I need to add sand to some normal grout as the Laticrete rep...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2003, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
Can I use the Custom Saltillo Grout Mix with...

Can I use the Custom Saltillo Grout Mix with porcelain?

It is specified for grout widths up to 1.25".

Has anyone here used it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2003, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
Hey, I just got the following email from the...

Hey, I just got the following email from the laticrete rep:



"You CAN use our 1500 series grout for joints up to 1" but you will need
to add 8 lbs. of 60 mesh silica sand per 25 lb. bag of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-29-2003, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
Hello, My first name is Aaron and I am in...

Hello,

My first name is Aaron and I am in Dallas.

Finally got a laticrete rep who emailed me a new number to try, Select Floors. I called them and they say they don't sell laticrete either,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2003, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
Ok, I cannot reach laticrete at all. Email...

Ok, I cannot reach laticrete at all. Email returns undeliverable and phone calls never reach a human.

So where can I get hydroment? The hydroment website is very unfriendly; I cannot find grout...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2003, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
I really seem to be hitting a brick wall trying...

I really seem to be hitting a brick wall trying to get Laticrete.

Either I get "we don't sell to the public" or they don't carry Laticrete even from BPI and Dal-tile as suggested.

My tile will...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-27-2003, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
Seems like everything I look for is hard to find!...

Seems like everything I look for is hard to find!

Lowe's has stopped carrying Laticrete! (Why?)

Custom has a grout for Saltillo that works up to 1.25 ". Would that work with porcelain?
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-26-2003, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By a.dana
big fat grouts! What to use?

I am installing irregular shaped porcelain tiles. Because of their irregularity, when placed together such that a 1/4 gap is the most narrow, they are 1/2 in apart in other places. Corner to corner,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2003, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,427
Posted By a.dana
Is $1/sq ft a wholesale price? Anyone know...

Is $1/sq ft a wholesale price?

Anyone know where a retail customer can get that price?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2003, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,427
Posted By a.dana
Covering the whole floor with a membrane was my...

Covering the whole floor with a membrane was my original intention.

I just wish I could find an economical one. The trowel applied membrane from Home Depot is about $1/sq ft; not too bad since no...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2003, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,427
Posted By a.dana
Thanks to everyone for the responses! Guess...

Thanks to everyone for the responses!

Guess I will go with flexbond instead of the porcelain mortar for all the anti-fracture protection I can get.

I will try to get pricing and availability...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2003, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,427
Posted By a.dana
I cannot find schluter anywhere in dallas. Home...

I cannot find schluter anywhere in dallas. Home Depot very reluctantly admited they could special order it, but strongly discouraged it. Couldn't give me a price, either.

I had to call National...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2003, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,427
Posted By a.dana
proper thinset for porcelain

Custom has a thinset specific for porcelain. They also make Flexbond which works with porcelain and provides some anti-fracture protection as well.

So which would be preferable to use? I would...
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