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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,357,434
Posted By Tilepro04
And that was the second time around. Setter...

And that was the second time around. Setter blamed the tile. The homeowner actually considered that maybe it was the tile. I told her the truth.

I'm redoing another shower and I'll be tile setter...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-25-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,357,434
Posted By Tilepro04
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,120
Posted By Tilepro04
Homeowner will supply glue? "Do not work...

Homeowner will supply glue?
"Do not work directly with workers. Always call the office for additional work." Sounds like they are sub-contracting it out.

Run, don't walk away from this
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-14-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,357,434
Posted By Tilepro04
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I get this call almost weekly. " can you do anything with my tile job?" My answer? Yes I can remove it and start fresh. I usually never hear back or " but I spent so much on it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Tilepro04
They pulled about 50% of it. came up easy. A few...

They pulled about 50% of it. came up easy. A few spots exposed the rubber roof membrane. The mud on the outside edge , by the front, is 1/2". What a mess. The builder is attempting to remove all the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-04-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 25,801
Posted By Tilepro04
Me too. 15+ years and still Jambing

Me too. 15+ years and still Jambing
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-03-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21,500
Views: 3,799,633
Posted By Tilepro04
Really nice work. I'm dying to try that. ...

Really nice work. I'm dying to try that.
Largest we've done is 24x48 Marazzi. Penny rounds compared to that stuff
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Tilepro04
I added the picture to show the porch. ...

I added the picture to show the porch.
Fortunately the original builder is who I'm doing the job for. Hes assured me it can handle the weight. The slope is ok. Not the perfect but it does run off....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Tilepro04
Tile over Tile

I'm sure I know where this will go but I thought I would ask and see if anyone has any solution.
I have 300 sq foor of 12x12 porcelain on a second story porch/deck. Its 12x12 over a mud bed. Its not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-02-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21,500
Views: 3,799,633
Posted By Tilepro04
I still have scars on my forearms from my wire...

I still have scars on my forearms from my wire days. Dont miss having bandaids in my toolbox
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-02-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 166,110
Posted By Tilepro04
^^ me too. My builders are hooked on it. ...

^^ me too. My builders are hooked on it.

The grout issue is a strange one. Some people swear by Spectra Lock and never have issues . I hate the stuff. Especially when its 100 degrees in a new...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-01-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21,500
Views: 3,799,633
Posted By Tilepro04
And the electrician missed with his calculations...

And the electrician missed with his calculations on that outlet. Sucks that it right up against the liners
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-01-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21,500
Views: 3,799,633
Posted By Tilepro04
dhagin, I cut each one by hand with a carbide...

dhagin,
I cut each one by hand with a carbide hacksaw blade:rofl:

I aint that crazy. They came in sheets that were not square. $160 ea plus ship and tx. I ordered 1 extra and had 1 extra. The...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-29-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21,500
Views: 3,799,633
Posted By Tilepro04
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-28-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,357,434
Posted By Tilepro04
^^^ Not my work!! I was called by a HO who had a...

^^^ Not my work!! I was called by a HO who had a "tile guy" set this for her last week. Ask me if I could fix it.......hahahaha
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-28-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,357,434
Posted By Tilepro04
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-09-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,357,434
Posted By Tilepro04
I need to start posting here. Lately, actually...

I need to start posting here. Lately, actually couple years already, I have been coming across some of the worst work and materials.

Im going to post some pictures of the 3x6 marble the "designer"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,595
Posted By Tilepro04
make sure the pan is pitched too! proslopes work...

make sure the pan is pitched too! proslopes work well
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,595
Posted By Tilepro04
yes but it has to be with the glue made to join...

yes but it has to be with the glue made to join pans, not standard PVC glue. We make our corners all the time
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-08-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,174
Posted By Tilepro04
for the 45s go to a good tile shop. they should...

for the 45s go to a good tile shop. they should have a saw set up. pay a few bucks and let them cut.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By Tilepro04
""Hi Mr Installer, I am paying you so I want you...

""Hi Mr Installer, I am paying you so I want you to do it my way""

he who pays make the rules. unless of course your wrong. which in this case your not
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,292
Posted By Tilepro04
"$1800 for 500 ft. of tile is extremely cheep. I...

"$1800 for 500 ft. of tile is extremely cheep. I guess that is the price ILLEGALS can do work for, because they don't have to mess with the pesky stuff citizens do like paying taxes, liability...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Tilepro04
oh and no sheetrock in shower walls as someone...

oh and no sheetrock in shower walls as someone posted, big no no. Hardi board is not my fav.I have been using Perma base for years with no issues. Durocks next generation board is good and easy to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Tilepro04
its all gotta go..need a pan liner even on slabs....

its all gotta go..need a pan liner even on slabs. dont be fooled by thinking grout will prevent water penetration,,it will not. See that sheetrock wall on the left? that will absorb moisture like a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-27-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By Tilepro04
Ive had this come up a few times. First time i...

Ive had this come up a few times. First time i used the mesh tape and covered the entire back with the tape then epoxied the entire back, it worked. Second time that didn't even work. The trick is to...
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