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10-02-09, 05:00 PM
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Posted By ceramictec

sledge hammer ? :confused::thumbdn: use an...

sledge hammer ? :confused::thumbdn:

use an electric chipping hammer with a wide flat bit. :):thumbup:
12-09-08, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,209
Posted By ceramictec

being a tile man I'm not into the stained...

being a tile man I'm not into the stained concrete look...but that's me.

almost all painters do that in new homes and it's a pait for us tile guys. especially if its oil based.

I use a membrane...
11-17-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By ceramictec

Tile first in case you or new owner wants to...

Tile first in case you or new owner wants to change cabinets later.

you don't really save much tile or time by not tiling under the cabinets.
11-16-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By ceramictec

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11-16-08, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,219
Posted By ceramictec

I use Florida Brick & Clay pavers all the time. ...

I use Florida Brick & Clay pavers all the time.
probably way cheaper then the real brick cut down that your explaining.

they come in a variety of colors.

Florida Brick and Clay Company, Inc....
11-15-08, 09:03 PM
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Views: 4,532
Posted By ceramictec

....................:eek:

....................:eek:
11-15-08, 04:46 PM
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Posted By ceramictec

also a nice big flat head screwdriver works to...

also a nice big flat head screwdriver works to get it up.

tape off the hardwood and protect it with some cardboard too.
you'll hate it if you make a mark in it while taking out the threshold.
11-13-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By ceramictec

grinding cup...

grinding cup (http://www.technoflowcanada.com/tools/grinding-5.jpg) and a angle grinder with a shop vac sucking up the dust.
11-10-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By ceramictec

could possibly even be seconds or made in Mexico.

could possibly even be seconds or made in Mexico.
10-28-08, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By ceramictec

I think you are getting the disclaimer on a box...

I think you are getting the disclaimer on a box of tile mixed up with your situation.

most tile boxes say: "Disclaimer: Tiles are handmade so variations in color and texture are to be expected....
10-28-08, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By ceramictec

for natural stone Deflection is L / 720

for natural stone Deflection is L / 720
10-18-08, 09:19 PM
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Views: 1,461
Posted By ceramictec

tile is supposed to be attached to the floor. you...

tile is supposed to be attached to the floor. you can't have a tile loose siting there. it will probably crack if not supported by thinset.

you can find some type of trap like said above but that...
09-29-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,797
Posted By ceramictec

v b chil-n has a thread over at the JB forum on...

v b chil-n has a thread over at the JB forum on this same thing. there seems to be a 1/8" slab crack in an area you don't see from this picture.
09-29-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 84,546
Posted By ceramictec

you don't pay until they are done and did what...

you don't pay until they are done and did what you wanted.

so tell them to get yo the thinset and then you'll pay them.
09-27-08, 03:07 PM
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Views: 1,797
Posted By ceramictec

that slab looks good to go to set your tile,

that slab looks good to go to set your tile,
09-25-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 84,546
Posted By ceramictec

glad you found someone that was priced right for...

glad you found someone that was priced right for you and not over inflated.
09-25-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By ceramictec

http://www.floridabrickandclay.com/homepage.html ...

http://www.floridabrickandclay.com/homepage.html

click on "Sunshine Pavers"
09-25-08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 84,546
Posted By ceramictec

definitely cheap down here. hauling it to a...

definitely cheap down here.
hauling it to a dump would add more and also grinding the floor.
with hauling it would add another $1.50 for the dump fee and labor

people are cheap in Florida and...
09-22-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 84,546
Posted By ceramictec

like I said.....depends on the area you live in. ...

like I said.....depends on the area you live in. :(
09-22-08, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By ceramictec

I do a lot of "thin brick pavers" here in Florida...

I do a lot of "thin brick pavers" here in Florida and they are mostly used outdoors on patios, pools, sidewalks & driveways.

never had anyone ask me to install them indoors.
they are a bit rough...
09-22-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,258
Posted By ceramictec

not a good idea! silicone caulk wont work like...

not a good idea! silicone caulk wont work like that.

you might be able to add a drain extender and have a tile guy re float your existing tile with a modified thinset, then once dry set new tile...
09-22-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 84,546
Posted By ceramictec

that depends on the area you live in ? some...

that depends on the area you live in ?

some area's could be from $.50 to $1.50 a sq.ft. to remove.

additional for cementboard, etc.
09-22-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By ceramictec

I would say if you have a home you like and you...

I would say if you have a home you like and you like the saltillo, keep it and add more saltillo to the other rooms.
yeah it's some work to find a good saltillo installer and a pain to seal, but you...
09-22-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,442
Posted By ceramictec

I would put some bug spray in it and fill it with...

I would put some bug spray in it and fill it with thinset or some cement.
09-20-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By ceramictec

I would also use Schluter - Ditra...

I would also use Schluter - Ditra (http://www.schluter.com/6_1_ditra.aspx) for when the home expands
and contracts with the temperature change.
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