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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-05-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 593,593
Posted By tilelayer
i got a question and i know its been discussed....

i got a question and i know its been discussed. How the hel ya'll mud over chicken wire? no where in the ansi book is it allowed or not allowed. just wondering
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-14-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By tilelayer
Jeff Good luck finding an installer on short...

Jeff

Good luck finding an installer on short notice. I would try to local tile shops you may get lucky. Right now in this area most decent mechanics are booked out 3-4 months.

Best of luck
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By tilelayer
Hi John I use this guy for cutting around...

Hi John

I use this guy for cutting around recessed lights. It goes on a high rpm rotozip drywall cutting tool but it may work on a drill. That or you can simply remove the tile and reinstall a new...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-11-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By tilelayer
You'll take a beating before you figure out what...

You'll take a beating before you figure out what to charge and if you don't charge enough you'll be out of business.

My thoughts are a mechanics wage and only his wage should be in the 30-50...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-11-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By tilelayer
We did a job years ago where we were hanging...

We did a job years ago where we were hanging cement board in the shower and the rough in cast iron pipes were shocking us. Turns out somewhere in the house an outlet was hooked up backwards making...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By tilelayer
Almquist Parts are few and far in between....

Almquist

Parts are few and far in between. If the frame is bent (the blue part) you can find an old saw on craigslist and use parts off it. All new parts are husqvarna brand, some will work, some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By tilelayer
The shelf looks like it was placed in a corner...

The shelf looks like it was placed in a corner that was over 90 degrees or square which made that wide joint between the shelf and tile. Dark grout on light tile will show every flaw, even the best...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-01-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By tilelayer
Paul, will you install floor and decor tile?

Paul,

will you install floor and decor tile?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By tilelayer
What he said. All and all the kerdi board is...

What he said.

All and all the kerdi board is just acting as something to attach your kerdi membrane to that isn't wood, because wood and kerdi don't get along.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By tilelayer
Dan, Any chance Mapei pops back up in the...

Dan,

Any chance Mapei pops back up in the northeast ?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,542
Posted By tilelayer
i missed that thank you sir!

i missed that thank you sir!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,933
Posted By tilelayer
A few tips. I didn't like the new formula...

A few tips.

I didn't like the new formula for powergrout because it seemed to last 2 hours before firing off turns out I was adding to much water. The bag states if too much water is used...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-27-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,919
Posted By tilelayer
I was skeptical at first to use these products,...

I was skeptical at first to use these products, then i switched over to foam. It was great until my gc's all saw how fast i was installing it. Then they decided to install it themselves and cut me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,542
Posted By tilelayer
i hope you used some type of frying pan to create...

i hope you used some type of frying pan to create a divot so the hydroban can be bonded to the flange


http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=95938
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-11-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By tilelayer
Karl, I have seen full slab shower with...

Karl,

I have seen full slab shower with this method fail, the slabs came unbonded from the wall due to the weight of the stone itself.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-11-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By tilelayer
i can attest to that solid gold blade. They work...

i can attest to that solid gold blade. They work great and i have worn one out until there was no kerf left on the blade. Sharpen with that stone you have that came with the blade, cinder block works...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 49,306
Posted By tilelayer
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 593,593
Posted By tilelayer
John, All i use is concrete sand for my mud...

John,

All i use is concrete sand for my mud and when i tile on it the next day i swear i use so much thinset. Never could figure out why compaired to tiling over cbu
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-07-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,453
Posted By tilelayer
he could have pulled full tile off the lowest...

he could have pulled full tile off the lowest point of the tub but i dont know what that would give you at the bottom of the wainscotting.

Some jobs you will layout and you just cant get a break...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By tilelayer
K, If you choose to live with it, that's up...

K,

If you choose to live with it, that's up to you,but that work wouldn't cut the mustard in this area. You should send him over here and we can teach him a thing or two.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By tilelayer
Hi Z Kevin is spot on with his advice. ...

Hi Z


Kevin is spot on with his advice.

Sometimes we leave the top piece because it is already taped into the ceiling, if you decide to remove that top section of tile you're going to have to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-02-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 49,306
Posted By tilelayer
i was lurking around, its been awhile. Doing it...

i was lurking around, its been awhile. Doing it everyday and having your own company things change.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-02-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 1,415,348
Posted By tilelayer
hey boss we're short a tile! Eh just fill it...

hey boss we're short a tile!

Eh just fill it with grout
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-02-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 49,306
Posted By tilelayer
whoa when did this happen?

whoa when did this happen?
Forum: The Mud Box 03-18-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,828
Posted By tilelayer
I leave it with the client

I leave it with the client
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