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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-27-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 185,721
Posted By wi_rookie
Hey Mike, my bad I meant to sign back in and...

Hey Mike, my bad I meant to sign back in and reply earlier. were you back the next day to check how hard it dried by chance?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-24-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 185,721
Posted By wi_rookie
Hey Lou, if you read this I am curious if the...

Hey Lou, if you read this I am curious if the sealer they gave you stayed on the tile or did it wear off like a typical sealer does?
I have the same scenario. Subway shower and basketweave floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-09-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,514
Posted By wi_rookie
381

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By wi_rookie
Petr, I did something very similar a year...

Petr,

I did something very similar a year and half ago.. i knew only some of her family and nobody in the construction field. Nobody. I emailed a flooring store and before I moved of course to try...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,490
Posted By wi_rookie
I rarely work in new construction if I do its for...

I rarely work in new construction if I do its for a store when I have no work and I get paid one week after my invoice. I wish I could pick and choose but I'm still new. Most of my work is master...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-14-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,490
Posted By wi_rookie
Getting Paid

If I can deal/get paid straight through the homeowner I will but am finding recently the builders and interior designers are taking sometimes longer than 30 days to pay. Not sure if everyone is so...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-19-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By wi_rookie
When standing in front of yours Davy could you...

When standing in front of yours Davy could you see the seams?
Forum: The Mud Box 03-18-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By wi_rookie
Thanks Davy. Today I went back to fill the joints...

Thanks Davy. Today I went back to fill the joints and sand but to my surprise the locktight Pl was still sticky. Tech support said to wait another day. There directions sure make it sound like an...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-17-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By wi_rookie
modular art tiles

hey folks
I didn't find much regarding these modular art tiles but I ran into a jam and thought I would check to see if anyone can give me any feedback

im installing the 16x16 dune tiles. the cut...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-17-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By wi_rookie
go stone

Anyone install this stuff?

Was gonna use 4xlt

From homers
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-01-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,401
Posted By wi_rookie
I do same as Jim. On average I change the water...

I do same as Jim. On average I change the water about 3to 4 times a day. Depends how often the garage door is open. I would also suggest wiping down the top of your tray every night and I always wipe...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-21-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By wi_rookie
my fault for being so vague:wave: Thanks...

my fault for being so vague:wave:

Thanks mac. I have bought a couple before from the big box store and was wondering if anyone uses a rocker style bar or anything?

I was on a job while back...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-20-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By wi_rookie
wrecking/demo bars

Have a job coming up to rip out 70sqft tile that's set on 1/2 in ply. Its cracking in few places so hopefully it comes up kinda easy. What's a good wrecking bar you guys use time after time?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-25-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,089
Posted By wi_rookie
Thanks for the replies and helpful ideas ...

Thanks for the replies and helpful ideas

Today was day two and and I didn't get the pan tile set. Just Kerdi the pan and curb, glued and screwed durock on 45 sqft bathroom floor and tiled with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-23-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,089
Posted By wi_rookie
That's best case scenario for me. It doesn't...

That's best case scenario for me. It doesn't always happen that way. Sometimes day one falls behind quickly with talking with homeowner or builder. I didn't know if some folks found it quicker to set...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,089
Posted By wi_rookie
tips on how to become more efficient

I work by myself and am looking for tips on how to do things quicker when building a Kerdi shower. I know there are a few different ways a guy can waterproof/construct a Kerdi shower so I'm asking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By wi_rookie
Exclamation Great points. We actually have it broken down and...

Great points. We actually have it broken down and itemized so we can see what we could do to save a little money. The electrical I believe came out to around 9k and then the plumbing I think was next...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By wi_rookie
THANKS, The Ditra doesn't bother me, the...

THANKS,

The Ditra doesn't bother me, the landlord has mentioned they want to sell the whole building in about five years. We would like to possibly buy the building if things are going decent for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-08-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By wi_rookie
tenant build-out

Anyone have any experience with this?

The gf has a flower shop and she has to move her shop. She wants to stay on main street so one option she is looking at is moving into a new building going...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-20-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By wi_rookie
Thanks guys. I passed the info on to her along...

Thanks guys. I passed the info on to her along with this site. I called stone care and supply and will order that GT -1 for her.

:cheers: to the weekend
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-19-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By wi_rookie
She is all about going green. Is there something...

She is all about going green. Is there something she can make from home herself. She will go buy whatever ingredients she needs....also if ya got anything for poison oak throw that my way to please!!...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By wi_rookie
homemade cleaning products

Have a customer who likes to make all her own cleaning products. I used power grout throughout. Travertine 2x2s on shower pan otherwise porcelain tile for everything else.
Looking for homemade...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,598
Posted By wi_rookie
Thanks guys. I was only concerned about how they...

Thanks guys. I was only concerned about how they attach the glass to the curb. I'll give them a call as well :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,598
Posted By wi_rookie
glass door ontop neo angle kerdi curb

Builder mentioned he was worried about mounting 1/2 in glass door on top of a neo angle curb. I used the Kerdi curb. I'm not familiar at all when it comes to glass doors and how they mount them/how...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-27-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By wi_rookie
Thanks for all the pointers guys :wave: I'm...

Thanks for all the pointers guys :wave:

I'm going to look more into the pickle juice and others suggested. Between stress and maybe my coffee intake that might also play part.
Tool guy-kg I...
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