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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-06-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By MNTileGuy
Austin, TX Tile Installers

It seems that this forum gets its share of inquiries for tile work in this area, but we're unfortunately in somewhat of a black hole of installers.

As I posted in a separate thread in the mud...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-06-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By MNTileGuy
I'm Retired From The Tile Business

Brad back from the dead here. I logged for the first time in I don't know how long and saw I had a couple of PM's for tile jobs. I apologize to those folks for not responding.

I actually...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-27-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,791
Posted By MNTileGuy
You guys are making the People's Republic of...

You guys are making the People's Republic of Austin look comparatively sane. Sheesh!
Forum: The Mud Box 05-27-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,528
Posted By MNTileGuy
Kevin, I could probably write you a book here. I...

Kevin, I could probably write you a book here. I spent the first 33 years of my life in Minnesota before burning out on the frozen tundra and moving down here in 2007.

First off, the pay here...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-24-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 383,187
Posted By MNTileGuy
I saw him when I was in college. I guess that...

I saw him when I was in college. I guess that was around 94-95 or thereabouts. Great show.

I can still listen to "Songs You Know By Heart" over and over without getting sick of it.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-23-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By MNTileGuy
Thanks, Dave! I sent the homeowners the...

Thanks, Dave!

I sent the homeowners the link to this thread too. I told them the guys on here know more than I've forgotten! :postitbg:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By MNTileGuy
Thanks for the responses, guys! Just for...

Thanks for the responses, guys! Just for reference, here's a pic of the shower in question. The door will be on the left side where the 45 stops.

It sounds like this can indeed be done without...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-17-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By MNTileGuy
Prayers for her Laz. Hats off to you guys...

Prayers for her Laz.

Hats off to you guys for being able to split and still be friendly toward each other.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By MNTileGuy
Screw In Curb for Shower Door

I was wondering if anyone here has any words of wisdom dealing with this. I'm currently building a funky neo angle shower where the door will actually by swinging off a glass panel vs the wall. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-13-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By MNTileGuy
I used to. Once in a blue moon I still will if...

I used to. Once in a blue moon I still will if I'm curious.

I'm plenty busy where I generally don't care anymore. I know what my time's worth and so do the lowballers. You pick who you want in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-07-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,041
Posted By MNTileGuy
What Dave said! Around here, the trend is...

What Dave said!

Around here, the trend is getting rid of it, not putting it in. I'm ok with that.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-04-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,768
Posted By MNTileGuy
The Mrs. and I cancelled our trip we were going...

The Mrs. and I cancelled our trip we were going to take to DFW this weekend. It's like the end times out there. Hopefully things normalize in the next few days.

Murphy's law is this has to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-22-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,712
Posted By MNTileGuy
I'm from MN originally and have never heard of...

I'm from MN originally and have never heard of that one.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-22-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By MNTileGuy
Nice to know I wasn't the only one that saw that...

Nice to know I wasn't the only one that saw that and thought Louisiana!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-17-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,774
Views: 1,656,251
Posted By MNTileGuy
I'm surprised you're not in the thin panel biz,...

I'm surprised you're not in the thin panel biz, Paul. You sure couldn't do any worst than those clowns!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-11-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,390
Posted By MNTileGuy
Invest in a leveling system. They can often help...

Invest in a leveling system. They can often help take some of the bow out of LFT. That said, if they're REALLY bowed, you're gonna have problems no matter what.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-09-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By MNTileGuy
I was hoping you'd weigh in on that, Dave. ...

I was hoping you'd weigh in on that, Dave. That's what I needed to hear. I'll pass the word.

Thank you, sir! :yo:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By MNTileGuy
Concrete Tile Subfloor Requirements

So I'm dealing with my first client that wants to do 8" by 8" concrete tile on their master bath floor, which is on the second floors. The house was built in 98, typical engineered trusses on 24"...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,730
Posted By MNTileGuy
My understanding is that if it rubs off, it needs...

My understanding is that if it rubs off, it needs to be cleaned off. If it doesn't, it isn't a problem. Maybe someone else can confirm or refute that.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-01-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,364
Posted By MNTileGuy
With something like a stacked stone, I measure...

With something like a stacked stone, I measure and lay out the whole thing on the floor first. I should've taken progress pics of one I recently completed. I just used a couple of 1 x's to prop up...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-01-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,663
Posted By MNTileGuy
I've yet to try the USG board despite seeing...

I've yet to try the USG board despite seeing nothing but positive reviews.

Did our local Emser have the banding, drain, etc. in stock or did you have to order those, JB? I was in last week and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-30-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,385
Posted By MNTileGuy
Sure'd be nice if they had a 5' long curb. Just...

Sure'd be nice if they had a 5' long curb. Just sayin...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21,824
Views: 4,800,925
Posted By MNTileGuy
That is a win-win, Craig!

That is a win-win, Craig!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,300
Posted By MNTileGuy
[QUOTE]I will have to knock off the rust on some...

[QUOTE]I will have to knock off the rust on some of my tools....when i find them. [/QUOTE

:rofl:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21,824
Views: 4,800,925
Posted By MNTileGuy
Great work, everyone! You know you could've...

Great work, everyone!

You know you could've pulled off 50% with a leveling system though, Craig :stick:
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