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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-27-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,485
Posted By KCT
Ben, I don't think CX meant anything except to...

Ben, I don't think CX meant anything except to validate your preference.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-27-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,853
Posted By KCT
For me it was like a faucet shut off in November....

For me it was like a faucet shut off in November. For various reasons, I've decided to go back to working for a company. Working with homeowners, learning about products/techniques and doing the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,584
Posted By KCT
Thanks everyone. Haven't evolved that...

Thanks everyone.



Haven't evolved that far yet Brian.. My knuckles still drag the ground when I walk..
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,584
Posted By KCT
I'm getting close to the 200 posts mark (and I...

I'm getting close to the 200 posts mark (and I just got broadband, so now I can really let 'em fly!) so I better show some pics of my work or shet up! So here's my old introductory thread from the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,643
Posted By KCT
Arg, that reminds me, one of my commercial cards...

Arg, that reminds me, one of my commercial cards no longer works.. :sick:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By KCT
Helped another company demo a mudded bathroom,...

Helped another company demo a mudded bathroom, all the wall tile popped off nicely and the mud bed was perfect. It was all ready flush with the finished plaster above it, I couldn't have imagined...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,138
Posted By KCT
Gotta pick your battles! Most times it's just...

Gotta pick your battles! Most times it's just best to not cause a fuss. Finish up, get your pay and move on. If stuff like this happens repeatedly on some long term job, then I'd say conversation is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,643
Posted By KCT
I picked this late 70s Chevy cube van up last...

I picked this late 70s Chevy cube van up last summer at a very good price.. Gets about 6 mpg. Drives great and pretty easy to manuever if you have good mirrors. A roll up door would be nice for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,138
Posted By KCT
One bathroom job I was on, the guys wiring had...

One bathroom job I was on, the guys wiring had snips of wire in the grout lines of all my floor tile. For some reason that made me see red. Same job the shower door guys were too important to take...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,920
Posted By KCT
I work alone. I think it's tough to bid work, do...

I work alone. I think it's tough to bid work, do paperwork and the actual work all at the same time. Working smart (planning, keeping things neat), as well as little details like making time to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,269
Posted By KCT
Wouldn't tile on top of the sweaty concrete...

Wouldn't tile on top of the sweaty concrete sweat, too?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By KCT
I think it's great to know in the headline where...

I think it's great to know in the headline where the item for sale is located. There's a lot of used stuff that isn't worth big shipping costs and it saves time not having to peruse the ads.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-01-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By KCT
Explain specifically how you did your install,...

Explain specifically how you did your install, and specifically list the materials you used.

First question: Why did you use Ditra over cbu? It's an either/or kind of thing.

Sounds like your...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-01-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,097
Posted By KCT
Sign me up as #10,000 person who's never had any...

Sign me up as #10,000 person who's never had any problem with Hardibacker, or any other common cbu, for that matter. I also have, and have had, at least 5 scrap pieces of Hardibacker laying on the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By KCT
So you're saying the resulting humidity was a...

So you're saying the resulting humidity was a problem?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By KCT
So this job is three years old? Why worry about...

So this job is three years old? Why worry about it now. Go look at it if you're worried, set your mind at ease. Most things that are going to fail do so in short order. And everyone here has seen...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By KCT
Haven't heard of it but that doesn't mean...

Haven't heard of it but that doesn't mean anything.. Nice murals! Their return policy sounds... fun.. :sick: Good luck!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,064
Posted By KCT
Most likely the waterproofing membrane has...

Most likely the waterproofing membrane has failed. Anything topical you try now probably won't work for any time, if it does at all. At the very least the base needs to be removed and redone.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By KCT
Exactly. You need a reliable vehicle, the tools...

Exactly. You need a reliable vehicle, the tools and some space to store extra materials and tools. Have all your paperwork and insurance in order. After that make sure you have 5-10k saved up. Get a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-02-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,789
Posted By KCT
Hire someone who does tile better than you! :)

Hire someone who does tile better than you! :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-28-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,177
Posted By KCT
I wouldn't be surprised! I stop answering the...

I wouldn't be surprised! I stop answering the phone after 7 pm or so. That's what voicemail is for!

The other night I was welding the remains of my truck exhaust back together, laying in the wet...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-18-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,704
Posted By KCT
My local Lowe's did the same switcheroo. At one...

My local Lowe's did the same switcheroo. At one time they carried Kerabond, which was nice. But in general the tile section is a mess with little setting/grout stock. Even if you hate Custom or HD,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By KCT
That's great! Always helpful to be able to see...

That's great! Always helpful to be able to see your work after years of daily use. Looks good Scott!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-17-2008, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By KCT
Opie, he'll just use a big notch trowel and back...

Opie, he'll just use a big notch trowel and back butter it first. :) Looks cool!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By KCT
Great stuff for general apps. I like the white....

Great stuff for general apps. I like the white. I'd use it on porcelain (just did, actually) but any stone gets medium bed or non sag mortar.
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