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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By tilemanct
There is a reason tile companies are trying to...

There is a reason tile companies are trying to mimic white marble look in porcelain tile. Been doing this biz for over 27 years and the one thing I have learned is white marble will darken, absorb...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-16-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By tilemanct
Have that separator. Best thing I ever bought. If...

Have that separator. Best thing I ever bought. If you get into serious grinding Oneida makes some great Industrial Vac/Separators
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-13-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By tilemanct
From all I have seen here in the posts, pools are...

From all I have seen here in the posts, pools are a specialty of our trade. I hope you have had years of training and apprenticed from someone who knew what they were doing. It gets very expensive if...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-13-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,907
Posted By tilemanct
I dont have a pic but the Finec looks real nice...

I dont have a pic but the Finec looks real nice in that application. It works for any tile or stone. Comes in a few finishes. I used the AE. Looks nice with a White Marble porcelain tile lookalike....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-04-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,907
Posted By tilemanct
Those edges look great until someone hits it with...

Those edges look great until someone hits it with a vac wand or your kids slam a toy into the edge. Schulter has a profile called Finec for this purpose. Looks great and protects the mitered edge...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-27-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By tilemanct
I use an Alpha Spike Disc. Seems to do a good job...

I use an Alpha Spike Disc. Seems to do a good job on glue.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-05-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By tilemanct
In the long run you may find that getting rid of...

In the long run you may find that getting rid of a problem customer for $400 is money well lost!!
The market is being flooded with look alike garbage that we as installers have to somehow figure...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,298,949
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: 5
Views: 516
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: 737
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: 13
Views: 1,186
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: 13
Views: 1,186
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: 602
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: 21,983
Views: 5,298,949
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: 703
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: 978
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: 622
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: 21,983
Views: 5,298,949
Posted By tilemanct
:yeah:

:yeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-10-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21,983
Views: 5,298,949
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: 1,088
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: 1,088
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: 1,088
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: 1,088
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: 1,088
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: 1,088
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
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