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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-03-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,718
Posted By Rich Turley
Adverse reaction to Spectra Lock

Hi guys!

I have been away for quite a while dealing with personal problems. Still dealing with a lot of crap, but I did start working again a few weeks ago.

What has me back to the forum is an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-18-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,524
Posted By Rich Turley
Kathy, Your beef should be with the GC,...

Kathy,

Your beef should be with the GC, not the tile guy. These kind of problems are exactly what you are paying the GC to take care of and better yet, aviod.
The contractor sounds like a real...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-12-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,503
Posted By Rich Turley
In most area's you would need a permit for what...

In most area's you would need a permit for what you want to do. If you have an architect draw the plans with the necessary engineering stamp you could sleep well knowing that things were done right...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-12-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By Rich Turley
Don't use the word 'mold' when talking to anyone...

Don't use the word 'mold' when talking to anyone from the city.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-12-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 2,402,442
Posted By Rich Turley
Brian- Is the shower floor lower than the...

Brian-

Is the shower floor lower than the other floor, or are you just using the marble threshold for the curb?

And what are they going to do for a door?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-12-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,768
Posted By Rich Turley
This is the only thing I've found that works for...

This is the only thing I've found that works for me, haven't used Zim's.

http://www.nocrack.com/
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-24-2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,064
Posted By Rich Turley
You got a guy to come to your house and spend two...

You got a guy to come to your house and spend two hours chipping tile for $100.00?

Great deal!
Forum: The Mud Box 12-19-2007, 01:18 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 109,747
Posted By Rich Turley
They look pretty happy! Rich

They look pretty happy!

Rich
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-29-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,537
Posted By Rich Turley
You are not going to be able to get a 100% match...

You are not going to be able to get a 100% match when comparing new grout to old grout, not to mention two different installers. Water ratio may be different, as well as mixing and slaking...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,842
Posted By Rich Turley
Rubber shower curb

Saw Mike Holmes install one of these on a show. After a quick search I came up with this http://www.acessinc.com/cart/collapsible%20rubber%20water%20retainer.jpg

I have requests for curbless...
Forum: The Mud Box 11-23-2007, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4,889
Views: 833,690
Posted By Rich Turley
Here is a poop story I came across on Terry...

Here is a poop story I came across on Terry Love's forum:

Originally Posted by Lightning Larry
All in all, it hadn't been a good day. Bad traffic, a malfunctioning
computer, incompetent...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-03-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,127
Posted By Rich Turley
Tom, Are you serious, or do you have your...

Tom,

Are you serious, or do you have your fingers crossed?

Too funny! :yeah:

Rich
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,881
Posted By Rich Turley
They show up for me. Maybe they are a bit large...

They show up for me. Maybe they are a bit large though, I have to scroll from left to right to see it all.


Rich
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,881
Posted By Rich Turley
Really hard to get the full picture and see for...

Really hard to get the full picture and see for sure how it was done, but it looks pretty rinky-dink to me.

Looks like they are relying on shims, broken peices of backer board and glue to hold the...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-29-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By Rich Turley
Baseball hats

For those who have many --- what do you do with them?

I probably have about 60 hats, and am starting to think I need some way to store em. I like wearing a different one just about every day....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-29-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,333
Posted By Rich Turley
When I replaced my fence I put an add on...

When I replaced my fence I put an add on Craigslist for free wood. The fence was replaced because it was so old and rotten that the boards were falling out. Had over 20 emails. The firs person...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-17-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,664
Posted By Rich Turley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdnUJZJhF_8&mode=re...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdnUJZJhF_8&mode=related&search=

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbrcEAH9Q3U&mode=related&search=halloween%20reflex%20joke%20funny

Rich
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By Rich Turley
That looks terrible! My helper could do better...

That looks terrible! My helper could do better than that with one hand tied behind his back.

Did the contractor you speak of do this himself, or did he have someone else do the work.

It looks...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-12-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By Rich Turley
Spectralock is quicker to mix, no slaking time...

Spectralock is quicker to mix, no slaking time required.

For 1/16" lines leave up to 10% of the powder out.

Will be harder to get into joints and you have to clean as you go. Can't leave it on...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-05-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,108
Posted By Rich Turley
To trim that tile you really need a wet saw and a...

To trim that tile you really need a wet saw and a good blade. If the blade isn't in good shape it will be a bear to cut. Position the tile on the table. I don't use a clamp other than my grip. For...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Rich Turley
My opinion of the quality of work on that type of...

My opinion of the quality of work on that type of show wasn't very good either, but is changing with this new information. It makes sense now that I think about it. I doubt that just any ole hack is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Rich Turley
Wow, that's great. Be sure to post a warning when...

Wow, that's great. Be sure to post a warning when it is about to air, I'll be looking for ya. Thought about going up Sunday, but it's a 45 min drive and I've got too much on the plate right now...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Rich Turley
Tile setters urgently needed!

For extreme homes makeover. Need to be done tomorrow. House is in Kirkland. Just show up at Totem Mall with your tools at 8:00 tonight, they will put you to work! Looking for finish carpenters also....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-24-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,446
Posted By Rich Turley
Yeah, what they said. The 10% and 15% is pretty...

Yeah, what they said. The 10% and 15% is pretty generous. If it is simple and small I may go less. If it is large and cut up maybe a little more. Also depends on where the tile is coming from and the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-24-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By Rich Turley
It's late, so I admit I may be missing something....

It's late, so I admit I may be missing something. But, why not?

I have used fiberglass receptors with Kerdi, just run the Kerdi over the flange.

Why not with a standard pan. Just run the Kerdi...
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