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Forum: Flooring 06-14-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,406
Posted By ccoffer
I always prefer glued down plank, just seems more...

I always prefer glued down plank, just seems more professional to me, and hollow tapping is bothersome and cheap in my opinion.

That's an emotional argument. Personally, I've yet to ever in my...
Forum: Flooring 06-14-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,874
Posted By ccoffer
Yes the plastic is in the wrong spot WTF?...

Yes the plastic is in the wrong spot

WTF? Where should it be? On the roof? The method is as old as tile. You put paper or plastic over the studs and then make sure the bottom laps over the pan...
Forum: Flooring 06-14-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,406
Posted By ccoffer
BTW: what's wrong with Allure? Metro makes some...

BTW: what's wrong with Allure? Metro makes some pretty nice versions of that stuff. Some of them are even in-register, and it's less than 2 bucks a foot.
Forum: Flooring 05-09-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,152
Posted By ccoffer
Probably the best trick I know is to start off...

Probably the best trick I know is to start off using a glue gun on your first row. Very fast.
Forum: Flooring 04-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,640
Posted By ccoffer
From what I remember, the main thing is to avoid...

From what I remember, the main thing is to avoid smoking it without a filter.
Forum: Flooring 04-17-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,640
Posted By ccoffer
The whole asbestos scare is crap. If you're...

The whole asbestos scare is crap. If you're freaked out about it, pour a bucket of water in the floor and then go to town. If it's really asbestos tile (vat) it will probably come up like its just...
Forum: Tiling 04-01-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,543
Posted By ccoffer
What conclusion did you come to, thinking it...

What conclusion did you come to, thinking it being down for a long time?

I had it carbon dated, of course.
Forum: Flooring 03-29-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,912
Posted By ccoffer
I'm decorating my living room to look exactly...

I'm decorating my living room to look exactly like the inside of a dumpster. It's gonna be awesome.
Forum: Tiling 03-28-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,543
Posted By ccoffer
Pawn shops suck, just wasted some time at two...

Pawn shops suck, just wasted some time at two this morning. A lot of times the price is 3/4 of the new tool.

You have to play. Pay no attention to the price. I get deals all the time, but you...
Forum: Tiling 03-28-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,669
Posted By ccoffer
Heh. I remember when I was a territory manager...

Heh. I remember when I was a territory manager for a big distributor, Bostik/ Durabond was one of the companies I represented. At some point, they came out with a crack suppression thinset. No...
Forum: Tiling 03-26-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,669
Posted By ccoffer
Did you determine the root of the crack? It...

Did you determine the root of the crack?

It was a dead level spider crack that is always going to occur in residential pours where they don't make cuts. (this whole house was maybe 24x35)

To...
Forum: Tiling 03-22-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,753
Posted By ccoffer
now if they only made 2 3/4 cement board screws ...

now if they only made 2 3/4 cement board screws
(or roofing nails) that would be a different story.

Or trees made of steel.

CBU is dead weight. It adds nothing but weight to the assembly....
Forum: Tiling 03-22-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,753
Posted By ccoffer
I think what gets lost in a lot of these...

I think what gets lost in a lot of these discussions is the amount of rigidity the tile installation itself adds to the assembly. We talk about the things that might make a floor fail while omitting...
Forum: Tiling 03-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,753
Posted By ccoffer
Sorry, that is not true. All CBU's require...

Sorry, that is not true. All CBU's require thinset under them to fill any void and support the board. No exceptions.

No, genius, you're not. Geez, can you read? Your own sentence confirms what I...
Forum: Tiling 03-20-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,753
Posted By ccoffer
The reason you put thinset under CBU is to hold...

The reason you put thinset under CBU is to hold it UP, not hold it down. Any voids under the Hardi or whatever wind up being little trampolines that will give way if subjected to a point load. If the...
Forum: Flooring 03-12-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By ccoffer
Huh?

Huh?
Forum: Flooring 03-09-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By ccoffer
We just scratched stuff out in the dirt. What are...

We just scratched stuff out in the dirt. What are these fancy "boards" you speak of?
Forum: Flooring 03-04-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By ccoffer
Use acetone. It wont damage the finish unless you...

Use acetone. It wont damage the finish unless you pour it out on the floor.
Forum: Flooring 02-25-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,418
Posted By ccoffer
Dry pack the whole thing, or you could nail down...

Dry pack the whole thing, or you could nail down lath and pour in SLC. 48 inches. Wow. Talk about a dang diving board.
Forum: Flooring 02-07-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,024
Posted By ccoffer
Make sure it's coated with something that can...

Make sure it's coated with something that can take a buttload of traffic. Being proud of the rest of the floor, it's going to take a real pounding.
Forum: Flooring 02-07-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,428
Posted By ccoffer
Guys, this isn't particularly germane to this...

Guys, this isn't particularly germane to this discussion, but it's worth noting that a great way to start off on concrete is to use a glue gun on your first row. The only time I nail straightedges to...
Forum: Flooring 02-07-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,673
Posted By ccoffer
Yes. I did. Sorry about that. Best, Chuck.

Yes. I did. Sorry about that.

Best,
Chuck.
Forum: Flooring 01-29-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,216
Posted By ccoffer
Have you tried mopping the hell out of it?

Have you tried mopping the hell out of it?
Forum: Flooring 01-27-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,216
Posted By ccoffer
Only with the help of The Great Pumpkin can such...

Only with the help of The Great Pumpkin can such a thing be done.

Selah.
Forum: Flooring 01-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,322
Posted By ccoffer
Just use 30 pound felt. If it's really bad you...

Just use 30 pound felt. If it's really bad you can use shingles. It's not that hard to do.
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