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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-23-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 503
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Use a pipe wrench. I’ll add that putting a rubber...

Use a pipe wrench. I’ll add that putting a rubber hose washer will keep that from happening.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-11-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I know what you are saying, have to either live...

I know what you are saying, have to either live with it or do as you mentioned. Trimming more than a 1” creates enough of a issue that I wouldn’t try to correct it during setting . To me the point of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-26-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I just buy lattice strips from HD, soak in the...

I just buy lattice strips from HD, soak in the mud box.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-08-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,398
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
After each pad double your time on the next as...

After each pad double your time on the next as you go up. Start with 100 and go from there. It should look smooth after each pad, if you can see swirls or scratches go back to the previous pad until...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-07-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,398
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Use the bulletproof on the edges with no worries....

Use the bulletproof on the edges with no worries. It won't be more shiny once it is dry. I understand wanting to protect it but you are overthinking it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-03-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
If you can see it from a angle then take the...

If you can see it from a angle then take the picture that way.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-29-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22,081
Views: 6,365,974
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
H.O. didn't include the pool and pool house in...

H.O. didn't include the pool and pool house in the original permit. He went to pull another one and the city told him the state would need to be involved since he had so much earth disturbed. Get...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-23-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22,081
Views: 6,365,974
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Thanks Dan!

Thanks Dan!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I’ve had the pleasure of having to do that with a...

I’ve had the pleasure of having to do that with a 175 edge that a mason dropped a stone from 2nd floor onto the step. Had to cut the 20 lft of schluter edge out and redo as Chris suggested. Only lost...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-22-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22,081
Views: 6,365,974
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Few more, we are finishing the garage tomorrow...

Few more, we are finishing the garage tomorrow and cutting expansion joints end of next week. This is the largest residential garage I have done. 4000 sqft, my brother and I grouted this in 8hrs with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-22-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22,081
Views: 6,365,974
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Been working on this house off and on for a year....

Been working on this house off and on for a year. I know my reflection is off, material is not flat. I've run into quite a bit of the 24x48 that seems to run like that, not sure why that can't get it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-21-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
The Trep E is set up, for that unless I'm...

The Trep E is set up, for that unless I'm misunderstanding what you want to do. How many steps do you have, that's going to be a PIA to retrofit.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-08-2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
If it’s a jolly edge doing the curb and outside...

If it’s a jolly edge doing the curb and outside edge floor to ceiling I don’t charge extra. Niches and going around the perimeter I do and it depends on the profile how much. Double niche is $100...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
With the plethora of porcelain look alike there...

With the plethora of porcelain look alike there is no need to be using natural stone a shower floor. It is unfortunate most the folks who spec material are clueless in regards to anything but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I’ve used it only once because that is what was...

I’ve used it only once because that is what was spec’s. Didn’t have any issues installing or cleaning. I still prefer Laticrete, I know the track record from 30 yrs of use.

That’s not a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
May only be getting half the voltage., could be...

May only be getting half the voltage., could be temperature switch or a capacitor. need a multimeter check. I’d also recommend you take it to someone if you don’t feel completely comfortable with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
No

No
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-18-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
You dont need 3/4", that's nonsense. I've done...

You dont need 3/4", that's nonsense. I've done quite a few Auto Stables and all have been 3/8". I have a 4000 sqft garage coming up and its 19"x36" 3/8" porcelain.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-11-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22,081
Views: 6,365,974
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Shawn, Each fan is it's own sheet Brian, it...

Shawn, Each fan is it's own sheet

Brian, it came from Artistic. They have some well made mosaic lines over there. The pricing is a little crazy on some of it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22,081
Views: 6,365,974
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Huge PIA this was.

Huge PIA this was.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-02-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Try some 00 steel wool and some straight razors...

Try some 00 steel wool and some straight razors first. I wouldn’t use any polish on the counter that isn’t made for stone.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-27-2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I would pack it with unsanded grout of matching...

I would pack it with unsanded grout of matching color. That material is quite porous and bleed from the epoxy may be a problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-24-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Depends on how many pieces you need. Couple...

Depends on how many pieces you need. Couple hundred lineal feet and snap cutter would pay for itself. If it’s 10 pieces cut it on the wet saw. Occasionally I do come across tile that can difficult to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
I wouldn’t proceed until it’s made clear the...

I wouldn’t proceed until it’s made clear the floor is not tileable with anything other than a taillight guarantee. Which means I wouldn’t do it period. To me this wreaks of one of those jobs that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By Tile & Stone Guild
Water will always find a way. Once the joint...

Water will always find a way. Once the joint moves enough to let water through you will regret not addressing it correctly. It looks good on paper but things like this don’t work out in the real...
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