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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-06-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21,749
Views: 4,463,645
Posted By jd77
Seems like thats all we do in the winter...

Seems like thats all we do in the winter anymore:D

It'll be nice to move inside and get back to a little tile work for a change though. That heavy coping is getting ridiculous! Makin me feel old...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-03-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21,749
Views: 4,463,645
Posted By jd77
still outside!!

That looks familiar Brad :snapshot:

Just took the tents down on this one Saturday and moved them to another job.
Your tenting looks great. How do you do yours?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-18-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,394
Posted By jd77
Amen to that Joe:)

Amen to that Joe:)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-21-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,018
Posted By jd77
You try turning around your tray? Drain hole...

You try turning around your tray? Drain hole nearest the operator.

Took my big Target Tilematic in for a cleaning and bearing change recently. When I got it back to the job it was cutting almost...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-12-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By jd77
call Target. They will have an answer for you.

call Target. They will have an answer for you.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-12-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,884
Posted By jd77
Ya'll works too hard. Kerdi drain float...

Ya'll works too hard.

Kerdi drain
float floor
Kerdi floor/ flashing
Ditra (bathroom) floor
Kerdi band at transition

clean. easy. done.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-05-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 25,757
Posted By jd77
Shaughnn, As you know I rarely agree with...

Shaughnn,

As you know I rarely agree with you on anything but that was a great post.

Very well said Pirate :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,820
Posted By jd77
Personally I wouldn't use anything but the...

Personally I wouldn't use anything but the adhesive that is made for epdm. You will need substrate adhesive for bonding to plywood and seam adhesive for epdm to epdm contact.

Good luck :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-21-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,438
Posted By jd77
I don't really know what your market is like...

I don't really know what your market is like Shaughnn but here in the midwest the tile industry has exploded exponentially in the last 20 years.

20 years ago there were 4 or 5 tile distributors...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-30-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,576
Posted By jd77
We do a lot of large format 3cm tumbled stone and...

We do a lot of large format 3cm tumbled stone and like the platinum trowels - well - the notch anyway. The handles are too heavy and kind of clunky. Not to metion they cost over thirty bucks.

I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 25,182
Posted By jd77
Bought these today thinking they would be nice to...

Bought these today thinking they would be nice to have "just in case".
As it turns out - that was good thinking :)

Set some 24x24 porcelain with square edges and they came in very handy.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By jd77
Hi Brandon, Try CST at 125th & Antioch. They...

Hi Brandon,

Try CST at 125th & Antioch. They usually stock all of the colors in sanded and unsanded.

CST
913-681-6629
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By jd77
The responsibility lies directly with the...

The responsibility lies directly with the contractor.

HD just gave him a false sense of confidence. Like "anyone can do this - it's no big deal" :shrug:

It was a bigger deal than he thought...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By jd77
That's what it looks like Bob but that is just an...

That's what it looks like Bob but that is just an imprint on the thin set that they poured in the pan. They left the wood float strips in the floor and used a trim nailer to put hundreds of finish...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By jd77
Lots of Hardibacker with metal corners everywhere...

Lots of Hardibacker with metal corners everywhere
drywall screws used
No liner on the seat
Hundreds of nails through the liner that was down
No blocking at the door
missing insulation
missing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By jd77
You can't see in the pictures but the edges of...

You can't see in the pictures but the edges of the tile were chipped. The contractor installed the tile straight joint but the client wanted it running bond. He chipped the tiles getting them out and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By jd77
Sorry guys - got sidetracked. Be back shortly...

Sorry guys - got sidetracked. Be back shortly with more pictures and an explaination.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By jd77
You can do it - We can help

Hi everyone :wave:

Every now and then I run accross a situation that just has to be shared. Here we go..........................


A good client's friend called me the other day in a panic....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,331
Posted By jd77
originally posted by PHOTONN: As ...

originally posted by PHOTONN:


As professional contractors we work very hard. There is a lot more to it than driving around answering the phone and scheduling jobs. :fish2:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,913
Posted By jd77
We are pretty much like everyone else here. My...

We are pretty much like everyone else here. My client list is over 20 years in the making mainly due to taking care of my people.

My biggest problem:

When I go on a warranty call and know I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-31-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,425
Posted By jd77
Well said John :talk:

Well said John :talk:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-12-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,013
Posted By jd77
I'm like you Shaughnn - it's difficult for me to...

I'm like you Shaughnn - it's difficult for me to end things like this.

In the end it's about respect. We've been around too long to waste time jumping through hoops for someone who knows it all.
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-10-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,878
Posted By jd77
Hi Joseph, You stated that you were going...

Hi Joseph,

You stated that you were going over "wood". What kind of wood? What thin set did you use to install the Ditra?

If the floor is hardwood it's a problem. Plywood is ok as long as you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-04-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 42,017
Posted By jd77
I was gonna leave this dead horse alone but this...

I was gonna leave this dead horse alone but this guy is starting to irritate me now.

It is obvious to me that Chris (by his own admission) just wanted some money from Schluter out of this deal and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-01-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 42,017
Posted By jd77
Chris, Before I posted my comments yesterday...

Chris,

Before I posted my comments yesterday I went back and studied this thread. Something just doesn't seem right to me. If I'm wrong please accept my apology. It is just my opinion.

Let me...
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