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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-15-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By tilemanct
That's gonna be one big bill $$$$$ to repair...

That's gonna be one big bill $$$$$ to repair after it mega fails!!! Be thankful you have knowledge at a young age. The best thing that happened here is he walked out. At a young age we feel we need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-30-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By tilemanct
Check out NSL (National Specialty Lighting) LED...

Check out NSL (National Specialty Lighting) LED Thin Surface/Recessed lighting. Have been using them for awhile and they come in many sizes square or round.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-27-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,021
Posted By tilemanct
Jerry I cant tell you how many calls I get...

Jerry
I cant tell you how many calls I get every year about tiles falling off in a swimming pool. I tend to stay away from the repairs due to my lack of knowledge about proper adhesives to use in a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-23-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By tilemanct
Congrats Paul. Good luck in your new venture. It...

Congrats Paul. Good luck in your new venture. It will be hard to pass down your knowledge but hopefully you can find tradespeople that have a passion for what we do.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-01-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21,725
Views: 4,394,269
Posted By tilemanct
Yes Paul I ripped out a mosaic glass tile...

Yes Paul
I ripped out a mosaic glass tile shower a couple months ago. It was a nice job but the new owners despised glass mosaic. Went back in with a larger format white subway and changed the drain...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-24-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By tilemanct
...but they think nothing of ordering sheets for...

...but they think nothing of ordering sheets for the bed at a cost of $350 and we wont mention the gel pillows we had to have.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-20-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By tilemanct
I was just in one of my local tile distributors...

I was just in one of my local tile distributors and they had a new D2400 set up on the showroom floor. The tray had no wobble whatsoever. In fact I thought they must have made improvements cause it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-11-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By tilemanct
Justin try Mapei's UM Membrane. The nice thing is...

Justin try Mapei's UM Membrane. The nice thing is they allow the use of modified over it. Anyone's. Lays flat with no curling.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-20-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By tilemanct
Justin My only problem with that is if there...

Justin
My only problem with that is if there were a leaking pipe or valve assembly the sheet rock would absorb the water. I'm sure the wire and mud would hold up no problem.
I did have a customer...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By tilemanct
Thought drywall was not allowed in a wet area...

Thought drywall was not allowed in a wet area anymore. I personally have never used it in a wet area. Have torn out many wet sheets of it though!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By tilemanct
Is this a trick question?

Is this a trick question?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By tilemanct
Jim has nailed it for diagnosis!!

Jim has nailed it for diagnosis!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-21-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By tilemanct
Don't forget to check for oil soaked areas those...

Don't forget to check for oil soaked areas those machine tools have been sitting on. Never had an old motorcycle that didn't leak oil!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By tilemanct
Um....None

Um....None
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,208
Posted By tilemanct
Before you even started and noticed the chipped...

Before you even started and noticed the chipped edges when starting to preview material for placement you should have stopped immediately and informed the supplier of defective material. Looks like...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-09-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By tilemanct
Bitch loudly to your Schluter distributor to...

Bitch loudly to your Schluter distributor to start stocking 10' lengths. Never understood why Schluter waited so long to make longer lengths.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-04-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,208
Posted By tilemanct
The M18 Hackzall is a great tool.

The M18 Hackzall is a great tool.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-30-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,182
Posted By tilemanct
With the weight of shower heads today, most...

With the weight of shower heads today, most plumbers in my area use either a 3 hole drop ell or mount the two hole ell vertical instead of horizontal.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By tilemanct
I have a pair (don't know if they are Sigma...

I have a pair (don't know if they are Sigma Brand) just for small glass mosaics. Work great.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-08-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21,725
Views: 4,394,269
Posted By tilemanct
That took some time!!

That took some time!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-05-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By tilemanct
That looks like a ground in place floor. Before...

That looks like a ground in place floor. Before you even bid, get samples of material in hand and get the geology on the material. Who ever does your floor grinding and re-finishing will want to see...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-03-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 688,500
Posted By tilemanct
...and cabinet guys love ya too!! Nice work. Who...

...and cabinet guys love ya too!! Nice work. Who says mud is dead.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-29-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,781
Posted By tilemanct
The other nice thing about Value Seal is it comes...

The other nice thing about Value Seal is it comes in 6' widths. Laticrete's Hydroban membrane is an awesome membrane but they never listen to installers and keep making it in the 3' width. Mapei same...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-29-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,781
Posted By tilemanct
Isaac Enjoyed your talk with Sal over this...

Isaac
Enjoyed your talk with Sal over this issue. He did not take into consideration of drain backup that will allow a pan to fill up. How do I know this scenario? Three months back had a customer...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21,725
Views: 4,394,269
Posted By tilemanct
Unfortunately with the way tile is going (large!)...

Unfortunately with the way tile is going (large!) Mud skills are the perfect compliment. Too bad slinging mud went away as the norm. I have to dig up old photos of the glass block showers my old boss...
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