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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21,911
Views: 4,949,977
Posted By tilemanct
Brian Whenever I go to Florida and see amazing...

Brian
Whenever I go to Florida and see amazing tilework I know its either you or Jerry who installed. Nice brick work.
Cant tell you how many houses we looked at and not one had tilework that was...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-15-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By tilemanct
She might want to look into Mapei Flexcolor 3D. ...

She might want to look into Mapei Flexcolor 3D.
I remember the Laticrete Dazzel Products. No one ever "bit" on doing that grout. (Thank God!!)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By tilemanct
Looks like a total failure when he is able to...

Looks like a total failure when he is able to hammer the product off of the substrates. I'm sure its very costly.
I did try Mapei 330 Fast for screeding out CBU walls. That stuff stuck like...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-02-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By tilemanct
I agree on the DeWalt motor. They are loud. Do...

I agree on the DeWalt motor. They are loud. Do love the the way they come apart for transport and set up.
I still use my Zipper as I have a designer and architect that seem to love 3/4" materials....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-01-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By tilemanct
I have the 3600. Its been a great addition to my...

I have the 3600. Its been a great addition to my saw collection. Husky's are great saws. Its their portability that is tough. Very heavy. Great for large jobs where you set up once. Do love the quiet...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By tilemanct
I have never had so much work and inquiries. I...

I have never had so much work and inquiries. I live in a market to 2nd homes to wealthy folks who are now using their weekend homes as full time homes and those that have chosen to abandon the big...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21,911
Views: 4,949,977
Posted By tilemanct
Is he still your friend?

Is he still your friend?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-25-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By tilemanct
Did have an issue with 'micro pores" on a...

Did have an issue with 'micro pores" on a porcelain tile once. It was the haze from the modified thinset that settled into those pores causing it to look terrible in the cross sunlight. You thought...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-13-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By tilemanct
I have been using Ramondi Diamond bits. They work...

I have been using Ramondi Diamond bits. They work great.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-06-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By tilemanct
They aren't talking about the cable they are...

They aren't talking about the cable they are talking about the sensor that regulates the control. Its a fail safe issue. A quality non Chinese manufactured heating cable will last indefinitely. The...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21,911
Views: 4,949,977
Posted By tilemanct
:yeah:

:yeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21,911
Views: 4,949,977
Posted By tilemanct
If I ever get back to Florida to look at houses...

If I ever get back to Florida to look at houses again, and when I see awesome tilework I know either Brian or Jerry were involved.
Still cant believe how terrible most tilework is in FL.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By tilemanct
You got to poke the giant once in awhile!!

You got to poke the giant once in awhile!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-09-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By tilemanct
Schluter got all upset and they had to change...

Schluter got all upset and they had to change colors. No matter the color it still works easier than Kerdi.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By tilemanct
Here are a couple more. That is the mud ring that...

Here are a couple more. That is the mud ring that goes under the drain body. Gives you an inch of mud at drain body. Provides a nice solid screed for mud bed. Real sweet clamping ring for the topical...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By tilemanct
Here is a pic of the drain. I believe Eric from...

Here is a pic of the drain. I believe Eric from Nobel on the forum has posted the link.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By tilemanct
Installed the new Nobel drain last week on a...

Installed the new Nobel drain last week on a project. will post some pics. One of the easiest installs ever. Nice and rigid. No flexing. Positive clamp ring for topical membranes.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-17-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By tilemanct
Love the VS. Just got the new Thin Bed Drain from...

Love the VS. Just got the new Thin Bed Drain from Nobel. First install next week. Look like it will be a game changer IMHO
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-14-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21,911
Views: 4,949,977
Posted By tilemanct
Thats a work of art. Hard enough to get that...

Thats a work of art. Hard enough to get that stuff look good on a flat wall. You earned every penny on that install!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-10-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By tilemanct
...and they never listen to your advice and you...

...and they never listen to your advice and you get the call of horrible grout discoloration. Pebbles above the water line works. On a floor no. Flat stone mosaics will work. In my many years only...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-08-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By tilemanct
With my plumber friends basic plumbing jobs are...

With my plumber friends basic plumbing jobs are price shopped. That is the smaller part of their business. The HVAC part is where they outshine the competition. The complexity of a well designed...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-07-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By tilemanct
If I had to do it over it would be Plumbing &...

If I had to do it over it would be Plumbing & Heating/HVAC. My plumber friends who own businesses are doing quite well. You made the right move.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-06-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By tilemanct
That membrane worked great. Too bad its gone.

That membrane worked great. Too bad its gone.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By tilemanct
They work. Lie flat. If your mud bed is flexible...

They work. Lie flat. If your mud bed is flexible when cured you've done something horribly wrong.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-03-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By tilemanct
Yes, moving it to the private section would be...

Yes, moving it to the private section would be better. We have to be nice in the public view. You are not going to like what you hear.
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