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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By jerrymlr1
While we're on the subject. I am tiling a pool...

While we're on the subject. I am tiling a pool right now. 140 boxes of tile and all had the same lot numbers on them. Same to assume they would be uniform right? Not this time. The sheets varied big...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-06-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By jerrymlr1
White Lightning is one of my favorites. Bad news...

White Lightning is one of my favorites. Bad news today for sure.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By jerrymlr1
While you have the responsibility of checking the...

While you have the responsibility of checking the lot numbers when buying the tile, the installer has the same responsibility of checking them before installation. He should have caught that. That...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,123
Posted By jerrymlr1
Me too. Neither Lowes or Home Depot carry 3 1/2...

Me too. Neither Lowes or Home Depot carry 3 1/2 gal buckets any more. OSH does. Or did, or use to. Bummer. 10%-40% off everything right now. I bought a stackabuckets today. And.... a little birdie...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-26-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,862
Posted By jerrymlr1
Don't suppose the floor was mudded in after the...

Don't suppose the floor was mudded in after the wall tile was set? I did that way back when, er I mean I know someone that did that way back when. :) It was cheap ol 4x4 on the wall. I went back a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-20-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,464
Posted By jerrymlr1
Could be a side business if it wasn't such a well...

Could be a side business if it wasn't such a well kept secret Dave. :) I saw this thread and figured I would throw it out there. Besides, if I'm not tiling pools I'm home working on the bamboo farm....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-17-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,464
Posted By jerrymlr1
I came up with this almost 20 years ago. Bisazza...

I came up with this almost 20 years ago. Bisazza has square grids that they put the tile in before it's paperfaced. I have a few of those. But on my first round spa I had to lay all the tile on the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-26-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By jerrymlr1
You get use to the looks people give. I actually...

You get use to the looks people give. I actually enjoy it sometimes. :) Kinda depends on how busy you are. Your work is top shelf IMO like others have said. You definitely have room to go upwards.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-09-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,446
Posted By jerrymlr1
Tell me about it. I'm losing my ass on this one....

Tell me about it. I'm losing my ass on this one. Removing the tile the first time was bad enough. I have to do it again..... I'm leaning towards having the homeowner pick a new tile. I will turn down...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-09-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,446
Posted By jerrymlr1
Iím removing all of it. Either going with a...

Iím removing all of it. Either going with a different tile and Grani Rapid or sticking with the Oceanside and using epoxy adhesive.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-09-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,446
Posted By jerrymlr1
The spa actually looks a lot better in person, on...

The spa actually looks a lot better in person, on the 2nd pic anyway. The spa is filled and being used daily. My concern is not so much having Oceanside pony up but getting the client's spa finished...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-08-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,446
Posted By jerrymlr1
This is a redo. Tile was falling off. Meshbacked...

This is a redo. Tile was falling off. Meshbacked tile was installed a few years back. I waterproofed this with Merlex, similar to Thoroseal. I couldn't use a paint on because the shell underneath the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-08-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,446
Posted By jerrymlr1
I wasn't suggesting it was the thinset causing...

I wasn't suggesting it was the thinset causing the problem. We both know that's not the case. I was just curious as to what thinset you prefer for the glass tile. I like Ardex. It's just harder to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-07-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,446
Posted By jerrymlr1
What thinset was used Karl?

What thinset was used Karl?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,968
Posted By jerrymlr1
Might want to keep a box of some quality bandaids...

Might want to keep a box of some quality bandaids and Neosporin handy.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-13-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By jerrymlr1
I built a house a while back and the framers left...

I built a house a while back and the framers left a similar wall made from 2x4s. I ripped it out and replaced it with 4x8x16 block. I epoxied some rebar into the concrete and filled the empty cells...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,446
Posted By jerrymlr1
I guess so.:eek: How many sq ft needs to be...

I guess so.:eek: How many sq ft needs to be fixed? I have 2 pools coming up that are all Oceanside. I don't foresee a problem since you brought this to light but I can't thank you enough for posting...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-29-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,165
Posted By jerrymlr1
Little camera shy too

Little camera shy too
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,411
Posted By jerrymlr1
What are they going to do with the plaster below...

What are they going to do with the plaster below the the tile. It will not blend in with the old if they are planning to just patch it. If the pool is getting new plaster then the old needs to be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-26-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,411
Posted By jerrymlr1
If you can't keep an eye on them you should at...

If you can't keep an eye on them you should at the very least check the work daily. Take pics and post them. If I sent a Walmart crew to do my job when I needed to go see the doc I would be spending...
Forum: Computer Training 04-26-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,755
Posted By jerrymlr1
Check preferences. Under Privacy, see if "Clear...

Check preferences. Under Privacy, see if "Clear History when Firefox closes" is checked. I noticed that my history was being wiped after I updated a while back.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,411
Posted By jerrymlr1
You can tell them to stop to begin with. This is...

You can tell them to stop to begin with. This is a company? The coping needs to be removed and re-set. I would bet they come out in one piece. Maybe not. That's absolutely awful work. The coping...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-21-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21,659
Views: 4,169,817
Posted By jerrymlr1
No kidding. Nice facelift. Bet there's a happy...

No kidding. Nice facelift. Bet there's a happy vet there.:usflag:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,700
Posted By jerrymlr1
Well now that's a HUGE difference! For a while I...

Well now that's a HUGE difference! For a while I was thinking your marble was gonna look like Mexican tile. :) 3/16" is epoxy doable.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By jerrymlr1
Well said. :)

Well said. :)
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