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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By tilemanct
Shawn The only grout we ever had problems with...

Shawn
The only grout we ever had problems with was the TEC Power Grout. We are sticklers for water measurement. In this day and age we shouldn't be having these problems. Companies have to stop...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-18-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By tilemanct
Unless those stub outs are staying in, your...

Unless those stub outs are staying in, your plumber is gonna hate you!!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-17-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By tilemanct
The man knows everything!! Even in retirement.

The man knows everything!! Even in retirement.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-16-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By tilemanct
Hopefully Dave Gobis can chime in with some...

Hopefully Dave Gobis can chime in with some insight. If anyone has seen it, it would be him.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By tilemanct
I've seen Corian warp but not the ES. Was it spot...

I've seen Corian warp but not the ES. Was it spot bonded with silicone or full bond with a premium thinset.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-14-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,219
Posted By tilemanct
Hopefully Laticrete will chime in with their...

Hopefully Laticrete will chime in with their blessing on this method... or their non approval of it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-13-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By tilemanct
I think that was our rate in 1985

I think that was our rate in 1985
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-09-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,219
Posted By tilemanct
Wonder if Laticrete has done testing on this...

Wonder if Laticrete has done testing on this method? If it works and can provide the psi and longevity that would be great.
What I am finding lately doing repairs is at around year 2, the problems...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-09-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By tilemanct
New slab or old? How level is it? Curing...

New slab or old? How level is it? Curing compounds ontop? Any hydrostatic problems involved? Will it require crack isolation material? Radiant heat in slab? Will it need profiling?(almost all slabs...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,377,235
Posted By tilemanct
At least you learned!! I still see that from...

At least you learned!! I still see that from installers around me.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-27-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By tilemanct
We may get screwed one time but hopefully we...

We may get screwed one time but hopefully we learn. I have probably swayed about $30K in glass sales from Oceanside to products I prefer to work with. That's how I get even!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-25-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By tilemanct
For a small fee, you can have an attorney send...

For a small fee, you can have an attorney send them a letter stating your problem and compensation request. Hopefully your distributor will back you up. With the power of social media and forums, it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-19-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By tilemanct
Hey It was on the internet so it has to be true...

Hey
It was on the internet so it has to be true right? :rolleyes:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-13-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By tilemanct
Who would have thought we would be setting tile...

Who would have thought we would be setting tile on foam board? Its just a matter of time. One more step to dumbing down the trades.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-06-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By tilemanct
Was it the Rubi tool?

Was it the Rubi tool?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-01-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By tilemanct
I would go back to your Relator and see if there...

I would go back to your Relator and see if there was any warranty's on any of these items.
I feel for you as all these "flip" shows have created the biggest mess in remodeling history. Everyone...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,377,235
Posted By tilemanct
Around me the higher priced the house, the lower...

Around me the higher priced the house, the lower quality of workmanship. Blame it on the Builders and G/C's who still think its the late 90's early 2000's. They want to make a crazy markup and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By tilemanct
I have a Ramondi Zipper that cuts awesome. Its...

I have a Ramondi Zipper that cuts awesome. Its all in the blade.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-21-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,063
Posted By tilemanct
Well John I'm not going. They may move around but...

Well John I'm not going. They may move around but the general consensus at a training seminar last week was most installers are not headed to Atlanta this year. Most for the same reason. I did get a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-20-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,063
Posted By tilemanct
There is so much to do in Orlando. Come on...

There is so much to do in Orlando. Come on Coverings. Just a note on New Orleans. If you remember history, the show was empty. Pretty thin crowd. Vendors were not happy. There are two things to do in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-29-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,439
Posted By tilemanct
Is it set enough to do a steam clean?

Is it set enough to do a steam clean?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By tilemanct
Sometimes I use a Glass Blade for difficult...

Sometimes I use a Glass Blade for difficult marble cuts like that. Slow as molasses but you get a 90% success rate.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By tilemanct
Just went through this with a glass guy who...

Just went through this with a glass guy who drilled through a curb into heat cables. Thanks to Dave Gobis, he provided me with the code which states no penetrations to finished curb. I'm sure he will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,063
Posted By tilemanct
Just don't ever have it in Chicago again!!...

Just don't ever have it in Chicago again!! Nothing better than going from cold to colder with extreme wind. And Chicago is so affordable.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By tilemanct
Nice job. Noticed all plumbing centered in tiles....

Nice job. Noticed all plumbing centered in tiles. Did you do an amazing layout or did you tile first, then rough from behind?
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