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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-20-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
New 10'' wet saw

Hey all, this is Chris with Roberts Tile and I just wanted to share some info about a really great, new wet saw from "Ridgid". It is pretty much set up and constructed like the DeWalt 10" saw except...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-17-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Glass mosaic wave

Hey,
I have a 2yr old tile business that has been going well and recently had a customer ask me to do a glass tile back splash that is two toned with a wave through it to separate the colors. I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-19-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Corner shower curbs?

Hello,
My name is Chris and I own a two year old tile business and for the first time ran into something very uncommon. The customer wants me to basically build him a shower base in the corner...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-17-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Mastic ok for tumbled trav. backsplash?

I have had my own tile business for about 1 year now and just now started getting into the travertine craze and was wondering if I should use mastic on a tumbled travertine backsplash going on reg....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-16-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Mesh tape on seems necessary?

Just wondering what the purpose of using mesh tape on your cement board seems is? I have been doing it for the past two years, but never thought twice about the reason because I was taught to always...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,607
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
thanks

Thanks for the advice Jason, I really do appreciate it especially because this is a pretty big purchase.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Marble tile?

Hello,
I just got finished doing about 60 sq. ft. of marble in a bathroom myself so this is still fresh in my mind. First of all I would suggest using 1/16 inch grout joints with an unsanded...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,607
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Exclamation 10" Wet Saws, Felker vs. DeWalt?

Hello,
My tile business has been going very well for me lately and I am now ready to spend a little cash on a professional 10" quality wet saw, but am torn between the Felker and DeWalt. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Defenately use screws in a "wet" area!

I only use hardibacker screws in showers and areas that will constantly have moisture around them for the simple fact that they will last much longer than any roofing nail. The roofing nail may have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-05-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 757
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Waterproofing a steam shower

Ok, so I put 6 mil plastic behind the 1/2'' cement board and fastened it with hardibacker screws and then rolled on 2 coats of Redguard over every square foot of the steam shower. Also in the seams...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
10" Wet saw

I recently started my own business installing tile (obviously) but I have a 7" Husky wet saw (basically an upside down grinder with a big blade) and I have been getting alot of business and cutting...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-03-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Setting Ceiling tiles

Hello, I am doing a steam shower for the first time and am wondering if there is anything that I need to do different than a regular shower? I have done 5 regular tile showers before. I was also...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Heres a good one!

Hello, I lay tile for a living and have purchased from Home Depot(for my smaller jobs,300 sq. ft. or less) a Husky 7'' portable wet saw that works great! It comes with a nice, colapsable stand and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-18-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By ChrisRobertsTile
Waterproofing a bench seat

Hello, this is my first time using this forum, but my name is chris and I just recently did my first mud shower pan and it turned out pretty good. (could have been better though). Now I am doing a...
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