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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-05-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 29,720
Posted By RedRock
:tup2::tup2::tup2: Thanks for sharing the...

:tup2::tup2::tup2:

Thanks for sharing the pictures. Wish I could have made it. :(
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,718,639
Posted By RedRock
Looks nice Paul. I especially like the stilts...

Looks nice Paul. I especially like the stilts for holding the tiles up. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 53,756
Posted By RedRock
USG Shower System newbie

So, I finally got a project to try the USG Shower Systems. Unfortunately it is not a full tiled shower, just a tub surround but it gave me a chance to try out the membrane, corner band, and plumbing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,481
Posted By RedRock
Just something to keep in mind: The plastic...

Just something to keep in mind: The plastic guide on my profile wheel has finally worn down enough that it leaves an extra "ogee" on the profile. So, I don't use it anymore. I probably only ran...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By RedRock
:tup2: I'll have to remember that stacked...

:tup2:

I'll have to remember that stacked switch option. Thanks Pete!!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By RedRock
So does one need to be a licensed flooring...

So does one need to be a licensed flooring contractor or a licensed glazier to install them on the floor?:confused:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By RedRock
Funny you should ask. I was at the tile...

Funny you should ask.

I was at the tile store today talking to another installer. He was doing a remodel and said he would like to find the previous tile setter and thank him for making his job...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,921
Posted By RedRock
A friend told me recently that he read some where...

A friend told me recently that he read some where that 80% of the complaints from homeowners about construction projects were directly related to hiring the lowest bidder. Or something like that.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By RedRock
Looks like you have a 3way switch and a single...

Looks like you have a 3way switch and a single pole. I'm not sure if Pete's idea will work but its worth looking into a great idea.

I'm working on a backsplash with a similar problem. I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,329
Posted By RedRock
Fred, The brochure from Emser and what you...

Fred,
The brochure from Emser and what you actually got is like looking at the Big Mac on MickyD menu then opening up your box at the dinner table. :)

So, your expectations may have been a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,446
Posted By RedRock
Lin, Take some time and get yourself educated...

Lin,
Take some time and get yourself educated on the different methods for waterproofing a shower. You don't need to become an expert but at least be familiar with them. There are several to choose...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-19-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By RedRock
Restore slate floor to gloss finish

I have a customer that is looking to restore his multi-color slate floor to its gloss finish that it had when he bought the house several years ago. The main traffic areas show the most wear (dull)...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-15-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5,067
Views: 2,104,375
Posted By RedRock
Nice work as always Janna. I'll have to try some...

Nice work as always Janna. I'll have to try some of that carved stonework that I see you do. It looks like fun.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-15-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,989
Posted By RedRock
It was great to see the pictures of Tom. He...

It was great to see the pictures of Tom. He truly has been a friend to everyone he met and made a positive impact on their lives. He always made one feel welcomed, important, and happy. The world...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By RedRock
Try here: ...

Try here: http://www.stonefabricatorsalliance.com/

Wish you were closer. :-)
Forum: The Mud Box 12-11-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By RedRock
I had a HD associate thank me one day as a...

I had a HD associate thank me one day as a customer was asking her some questions that she could not answer and I stepped in to help ... in fact it was just AFTER I moved here from Utah ... :D
Forum: The Mud Box 12-10-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By RedRock
John, Thoughts and prayers for you and your...

John,
Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. May the Lord bless you all with peace and comfort.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,808
Posted By RedRock
How nice ... no thinset squeezing out through the...

How nice ... no thinset squeezing out through the grout joints. Bet it saved a lot of time in cleaning prior to putting in grout. :rofl:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-09-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,779
Posted By RedRock
and lawyers ...

and lawyers ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-07-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,921
Posted By RedRock
For the many jobs I get to visit while installing...

For the many jobs I get to visit while installing countertops, I get to see a lot of tile work. I'm surprised by the number of "professional" jobs that are lacking in quality preparation, i.e. less...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By RedRock
This the wrong thinset (mastic) to use for your...

This the wrong thinset (mastic) to use for your shower application. It's not meant to get wet because it will re-emulsify. Your picture is a great example of why mastic should not be used in a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-22-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,642
Posted By RedRock
Joe, I try to charge about halfway between my...

Joe, I try to charge about halfway between my cost and retail for tile and stone. So I make a little bit of money and the customer gets a discount. I usually don't markup my installation materials.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By RedRock
I assume you are wanting to run the tile straight...

I assume you are wanting to run the tile straight up from the backsplash. I like Jason's idea. But, you could get a piece of MDF or wood that is the same thickness as the tile and make a "spacer"...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By RedRock
I would use a wet polisher and diamond pads....

I would use a wet polisher and diamond pads. Maybe one of the local granite shops would rent you some tools for a day.
Forum: The Mud Box 11-18-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By RedRock
... looks like good Christmas presents. ...

... looks like good Christmas presents.

Dear Santa,
I want a turbo powered scrub brush to go with my new cordless drill. And a Husqvarna TS-60 tile saw.

:D
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