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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2017, 05:10 AM
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Posted By 2stubburn1
Thanks guys...

Yeah, I am pretty happy with the way it turned out. He did wind up charging a little more but it justified I think. I could nitpick about a few things but I am not gonna. After touch ups, I think...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Post epoxy grout...

I know he still is doing touch ups so I am not going to spaz about not being completely perfect.

I know I am probably cruising for a bruising here but couldn't leave y'all hanging. Popcorn time!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Yeah he is pretty pissed ...

Not doing mesh tape beacause corners need caulk anyway. Nothing to do with the waterproofing. Pissed because my husband asked him questions about a warranty yesterday. He said this all should have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Just got response back

I asked him why he didn't use the mesh and he got really butt hurt about it basically. He said he's knows what he is doing unlike the guy who did my kitchen. Which is correct because we just gave my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Add mesh in the corners and add another layer of redguard...

Can he do that without removing the bottom shelf? My husband said it's too late because there is already a shelf and redguard up. But then he also thought it was too late to switch out a floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Auto play...niche

Yeah, the labor shouldn't have been more because we already agreed to it but I know there were structural issues. So that is why I relented. Figured he just know what the walls can take and all.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Auto play....the one wonky floor tile.

He agreed to switch out any tiles I didn't like or file them down to make uniform.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
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If done stacked would have left only about 5 inches of tile on short wall at corners and about 7 inches at corners either side of long wall. Don't know if that would have been better then what I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
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Yeah, the niche thing I was kinda pressured into but I relented and trusted the expert. The layout also was discussed but had to be changed due to lippage from the original 50 offset. I would be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
What do you guys think I should tell him to do...

Before he starts epoxy grouting everything tomorrow. Should I tell him to use fabric or mesh tape in those niche corners? Change anything with the layout to avoid slivers? Any advice? My niche is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Update. Walls. Pre grout and pre niche. Thumbs up or down.

Thanks everyone. Yes, I will send another one post grout sand niche Thanks for indulging me in my obsession. I was thinking slivers but then I tend to nitpick don't I? Not sure how you get around...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Now onto a much bigger issue my hubby just noticed...waterproofing!

He is using a marble threshold, if that is what you mean. Sorry, not down with the lingo.

This is the MUCH bigger issue. Waterproofing in my niche! Gaps!

I am going to give him the benefit...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
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That one tile had me worried because I haven't been able to enter the room to check out the rest of the floor up close and I was concerned about other possibly wonky tiles. Turns out, I spoke with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
What would you suggest I tell this guy?

He has already laid the thin set and it will dry by tomorrow morning. Is he going to need to rip the whole thing out and start over? He has one whole box left unopened. It's not like he ran out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-20-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Please weigh in on my floor. It has not been grouted yet.

What do you guys think? Is this a solid job? I am no expert. I want to know if we are on the right track before my tiler grouts as he is using epoxy. Thanks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Pics of diagonal vs right angle herringbone....

The first is diagonal herringbone (Google herringbone and this is what most pictures will show)

The second is right angle herringbone sometimes called straight herringbone.

The last is pic of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Conundrum during install....

Hi again everyone,

So i got my quote for install with herringbone pattern. Now my installer says he wants to do a right angle herringbone not a diagonal herringbone and that diagonal will cost...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Please help me vet this installer/quote. Thanks!

Recommended by my local high end tile shop. Does commercial and residential work. Experienced with epoxy grout. Licensed, bonded, insured. Said he has had the same team who work jobs with him for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Ok....here is THE Quote I was waiting on ......please weigh in. Thanks

Recommended by tile shop.. commercial and residential, lots experience with epoxy and quartzlock. Licensed and insured. Please let me know what you think. Thanks!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Old more detailed proposal. Not licensed or insured.

I am hoping the tiler coming this week is "the one". I will post that proposal when I get it. In the meantime, thought it couldn't hurt to put up an older quote I got from us unlicensed guy who...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-25-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Smile Response re: waterproofing....

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Estimate attached...

They also just sent me an email regarding my inquiry into whether this includes waterproofing saying, "yes tile will be waterproof."
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-22-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
JTile.....thank you

I agree COMPLETELY. That is what I keep trying to tell my husband and these other competitors. Even if the grout didn't matter, which it does, if you are less skilled and just want to do a rush...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,890
Posted By 2stubburn1
Waterproofing..

The company is handyman on call. They do everything from handyman work to renovations. They mentioned durock installation on the quote. They also confirmed they would warrenty against leaks for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-20-2017, 07:30 PM
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Views: 284
Posted By 2stubburn1
Looking for insured & licensed pro epoxy tiler in Baltimore, md

I have a quote for $2300 to tile a hall bath surround and floor including a durock install. I have to buy tile and grout but setting material is included. It's with a handiman service (I don't know...
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