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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-31-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By tileguy88
I got lucky on this one! Did the demo Tuesday,...

I got lucky on this one! Did the demo Tuesday, and the tile came up pretty easy with the majority of the thinset stuck to the mudbed. Seems like the installer had the thinset a bit too dry, which was...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-08-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By tileguy88
so, in the event that I do install the new tile...

so, in the event that I do install the new tile on top, what grit sandpaper should I use to scuff the surface. The existing is a shiny glazed ceramic 12x12, and the total area is about 240SF. Anyone...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By tileguy88
Hoping to preserve mortar bed...

I looked at a job yesterday with a 1"+ mortar bed under 12" glazed ceramic. It's been in place for about 20 years, and looks sound. Homeowner wants to upgrade tile, and I'm hoping to remove the tile...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-30-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,688
Posted By tileguy88
I have used their grout in the past, but find...

I have used their grout in the past, but find their color selection limited. My first visit with prospective clients, I bring along a Laticrete color chart and explain to them I prefer to use that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-26-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,662
Posted By tileguy88
Didn't mean to ruffle anyone's feathers, Hammy....

Didn't mean to ruffle anyone's feathers, Hammy. I'm comfortable "tackling" certain things outside of tile as well. I simply draw the line at anything that requires a license here in Minnesota, for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-26-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,662
Posted By tileguy88
Kevin, I have to respectfully disagree with your...

Kevin, I have to respectfully disagree with your statement that our name is on or under the toilet. It is the plumber's responsibility to ensure that any fixture is properly positioned on whatever...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,662
Posted By tileguy88
Kevin, I'm not sure why you ask people on a tile...

Kevin, I'm not sure why you ask people on a tile forum what to do with a toilet flange; perhaps you should direct the question to a plumber's forum. Better yet, hire a licensed plumber to do the...
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 02-03-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 127,830
Posted By tileguy88
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-03-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 210,941
Posted By tileguy88
The blue glass really makes this shower stand out

The blue glass really makes this shower stand out
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,533
Posted By tileguy88
Robert, Check out a website called...

Robert,
Check out a website called widgetco.com. I used their 1/4" cork underlayment on a job this year. The price is a very reasonable 69 cents a SF. It gets cold here in Minnesota, too.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 210,941
Posted By tileguy88
A couple of recent ones.

A couple of recent ones.
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 11-14-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 127,830
Posted By tileguy88
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,568
Posted By tileguy88
If the homeowner seemed to think the shower prep...

If the homeowner seemed to think the shower prep was OK, I would have politely disagreed and passed on that part of the install. Re-submit the bid excluding the shower, and he might get the drift...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21,830
Views: 4,816,958
Posted By tileguy88
They are factory bullnose pieces. The tile is a 6...

They are factory bullnose pieces. The tile is a 6 x 6 porcelain. I can't remember the exact name...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21,830
Views: 4,816,958
Posted By tileguy88
A couple of photos of a shower I did a while...

A couple of photos of a shower I did a while back. The client didn't like the look of corner shelves or anything that disrupted the flow of the pattern. They were very happy with the seamless look of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,573
Posted By tileguy88
Ya, what Craig said...

Ya, what Craig said...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-24-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,702
Posted By tileguy88
Thank you for that info, Shaughnn. I got the same...

Thank you for that info, Shaughnn. I got the same response from a Warmly Yours tech. this afternoon. RPM mats are made of plastic, a material not widely advertised for it's R value. They also cost...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-24-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,702
Posted By tileguy88
I was under the impression that cork underlayment...

I was under the impression that cork underlayment could be installed with latex mod. thinset. Does anyone know for sure that it cannot? And if not, what exactly is the proper adhesive to use? Looking...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 65,078
Posted By tileguy88
Recovering from Coverings... the show was OK,...

Recovering from Coverings... the show was OK, Vegas was better. Downtown was alot of fun, with bands playing on Fremont St. Nice to meet and visit with Frank (mudmaker), Kevin (topspin), and John...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-13-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 65,078
Posted By tileguy88
Also heading out today; can't wait to trade 13...

Also heading out today; can't wait to trade 13 degrees for high 70's!! Happy travels everyone!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,261
Posted By tileguy88
Carl, I spoke with a representative from CeraZorb...

Carl, I spoke with a representative from CeraZorb today regarding an installation similar to yours. They informed me that their product does not work with SLC. It's up to you what you choose, but in...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-10-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,854
Posted By tileguy88
John, that is truly great news. I'm glad you...

John, that is truly great news. I'm glad you found each other. Wishing you both many years of happiness. I also look forward to meeting Janie at Coverings.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-27-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 65,078
Posted By tileguy88
Four Seasons Hotel 13th - 18th

Four Seasons Hotel 13th - 18th
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-18-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 20,320
Posted By tileguy88
Puerto Rico.... Need any Help??:yummy:

Puerto Rico.... Need any Help??:yummy:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-18-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 20,320
Posted By tileguy88
I don't have a picture of my saw, but here is a...

I don't have a picture of my saw, but here is a picture from the Makita site of the same one: 90329 I believe the model # is 4101... also, this image shows a faucet attachment, rather than the 2...
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