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  1. jcrtiling replied to the thread ...Tiling efficiency.

    Efficiency in tiling is very important as it is very repetitive . If you ever do site work it's funny to see that the guys that do more...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 6:56 PM
  2. jcrtiling liked Localtiler's post in the thread ...Tiling efficiency.

    How efficiently do you think you work ? Do you think there's room for improvement? What things have you picked up allong the way that...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 6:54 PM
  3. jcrtiling rated Paul C.'s post Agree in the thread Help ... 2 different tiles joint don’t line up (assumed both 30x60 but not).

    60x30 or 600x300 will be the nominal size, which is more of a guideline to the dimensions rather than an exact specification, as you can...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 9:48 AM
  4. jcrtiling rated Paul C.'s post Agree in the thread Avoid ..............at all cost.

    Firstly, some clarification. I have no issue with ceramics on a floor, even with underfloor heating. There are different classes of...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 9:47 AM
  5. jcrtiling replied to the thread Adhesive Advice please - how to fix uneven grouting.

    Was the cavity closed properly when the patio doors were installed as in my experience double glazing companies are quite at not doing...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 8:05 AM
  6. jcrtiling replied to the thread Adhesive Advice please - how to fix uneven grouting.

    Do those two have cracked grout .

    Apr 24, 2019 at 8:02 AM
  7. jcrtiling replied to the thread Adhesive Advice please - how to fix uneven grouting.

    Looks to me like the grout is cracking due to the tiles moving, do they sound hollow if you tap them .

    Apr 24, 2019 at 7:16 AM
  8. jcrtiling replied to the thread Avoid ..............at all cost.

    Was that one above the door spot fixed

    Apr 24, 2019 at 6:39 AM
  9. jcrtiling attached a file to the thread Cutting XL tiles around doors etc.

    This is what can happen without predrilling .[ATTACH]

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  10. jcrtiling rated Andystiletiling's post Agree in the thread Preparation Adding moisture board to walls for tiling.

    Paramount walls... Well you've come this far so all you can really do now is strip all the cardboard box out and build some studding...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 4:55 PM
  11. jcrtiling rated hmtiling's post Agree in the thread Prep for screed that's 2 years old.

    You'll need to remove the contamination. Sanding again probably best option. Fix the mat with anhyfix then change to rapid or semi rapid...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 12:53 PM
  12. jcrtiling replied to the thread Cutting XL tiles around doors etc.

    To be honest if you have skirting going on top I drill a bigger hole just because I find I get through quicker and get more tiles per...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 12:51 PM
  13. jcrtiling rated 3_fall's post Agree in the thread Cutting XL tiles around doors etc.

    Is this floor or wall, what are you cutting around? If it’s a floor, go to 8-10 then as you offer it up to the corner you’re cutting...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 12:48 PM
  14. jcrtiling liked Plan Tec Tiling's post in the thread Why Not Say Good Morning Before Work?.

    Morning all & happy St George's day! [ATTACH]

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  15. jcrtiling replied to the thread Cutting XL tiles around doors etc.

    I've said this before , I know it's not tiles but when they get a stress crack in a ship before they weld it up they drill a hole at...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:27 PM
  16. jcrtiling liked 3_fall's post in the thread Cutting XL tiles around doors etc.

    XL? Not pre drilling a corner opens you up for a potential breakage. Thro experience I can assure you it increases your chance of a...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:25 PM
  17. jcrtiling replied to the thread It’s New tools tuesdays.

    Don't know what it is but I am drawn to those

    Apr 22, 2019 at 9:28 PM
  18. jcrtiling replied to the thread Critique this Tiling Job.

    We do have some female members some of which are very good tilers , and I don't mean good for women I mean they are very good ,

    Apr 22, 2019 at 7:19 PM
  19. jcrtiling liked Localtiler's post in the thread pro tiler tools you have bought.

    Good post and I think it just about sums up pro tiler tools. It was myself who Sam drove to. Over a 5 hour round trip to bring me some...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 7:17 PM
  20. jcrtiling attached a file to the thread Random photo from your day.

    Nearly there[ATTACH]

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  21. jcrtiling replied to the thread Contest Winner JOTM competition March 2019.

    Well done . Nice job

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:36 AM
  22. jcrtiling liked NZ_Tiler's post in the thread It’s New tools tuesdays.

    A new workbench for my grinder and polisher [ATTACH]

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  23. jcrtiling rated timeless john's post Agree in the thread Setting Out Advice please lovely tilers.

    You certainly do a very neat job.

    Apr 21, 2019 at 9:35 PM
  24. jcrtiling rated Albert's post Agree in the thread newbie alert!! daft questions will follow......

    Asking Andy Allen to work Fridays may be considered daft;)

    Apr 21, 2019 at 6:48 PM
  25. jcrtiling replied to the thread The good old tiling on to a suspended floor debate.

    Dont get to hung up on flooring heights at the expense of doing job properly . If you are really concerned raise the other floors to...

    Apr 21, 2019 at 4:47 PM
  26. jcrtiling replied to the thread newbie alert!! daft questions will follow......

    Welcome ,no question is daft .

    Apr 21, 2019 at 4:44 PM
  27. jcrtiling replied to the thread Random photo from your day.

    I did actually lol.

    Apr 20, 2019 at 8:57 PM
  28. jcrtiling replied to the thread Random photo from your day.

    Good to see , safety first giving the boy a flotation device just in case he runs into difficulty .

    Apr 20, 2019 at 8:56 PM
  29. jcrtiling rated Andystiletiling's post Agree in the thread Floor prep - backer board.

    They used to say any old powdered tile adhesive would do but personally I use the same flexible slowset as I'm using to fix the tiles.....

    Apr 20, 2019 at 3:13 PM
  30. jcrtiling rated impish's post Agree in the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    Nice thought but it would be more use in the hands of a chimp than a builder.

    Apr 20, 2019 at 2:37 PM
  31. jcrtiling replied to the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    I was thinking . "You best get the builder back to sort his shoddy work out , I will also leave this yellow stick which has a bubble in...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 1:10 PM
  32. jcrtiling liked Albert's post in the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    It is not a grinder it is a disc cutter with two blades, sometimes used by sparkies

    Apr 20, 2019 at 1:07 PM
  33. jcrtiling replied to the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    Is that different to a normal floor grinder .

    Apr 20, 2019 at 12:07 PM
  34. jcrtiling liked Albert's post in the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    You could hire a floor chasing machine set it at the hight you need and run it back and forth then finish with a kango, or hammer and...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 12:07 PM
  35. jcrtiling liked Plan Tec Tiling's post in the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    Ive only ever ground down high spots but at the size I'm imagining yours is I reckon your plan is probably better

    Apr 20, 2019 at 11:50 AM
  36. jcrtiling liked ATSDiamondTools's post in the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    Htc Gl270 Grinder - HSS Hire - https://www.hss.com/hire/p/htc-gl270-grinder or Htc Gl450 Grinder - HSS Hire -...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 11:50 AM
  37. jcrtiling liked Albert's post in the thread Opinions , 20mm screed removal.

    How big is the area you need to remove? Can you not fix 20mm backer board

    Apr 20, 2019 at 11:50 AM
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