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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-11-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By tilemanct
Justin try Mapei's UM Membrane. The nice thing is...

Justin try Mapei's UM Membrane. The nice thing is they allow the use of modified over it. Anyone's. Lays flat with no curling.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-20-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By tilemanct
Justin My only problem with that is if there...

Justin
My only problem with that is if there were a leaking pipe or valve assembly the sheet rock would absorb the water. I'm sure the wire and mud would hold up no problem.
I did have a customer...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By tilemanct
Thought drywall was not allowed in a wet area...

Thought drywall was not allowed in a wet area anymore. I personally have never used it in a wet area. Have torn out many wet sheets of it though!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-14-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By tilemanct
Is this a trick question?

Is this a trick question?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-05-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By tilemanct
Jim has nailed it for diagnosis!!

Jim has nailed it for diagnosis!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-21-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By tilemanct
Don't forget to check for oil soaked areas those...

Don't forget to check for oil soaked areas those machine tools have been sitting on. Never had an old motorcycle that didn't leak oil!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By tilemanct
Um....None

Um....None
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-02-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,011
Posted By tilemanct
Before you even started and noticed the chipped...

Before you even started and noticed the chipped edges when starting to preview material for placement you should have stopped immediately and informed the supplier of defective material. Looks like...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-09-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By tilemanct
Bitch loudly to your Schluter distributor to...

Bitch loudly to your Schluter distributor to start stocking 10' lengths. Never understood why Schluter waited so long to make longer lengths.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-04-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,011
Posted By tilemanct
The M18 Hackzall is a great tool.

The M18 Hackzall is a great tool.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-30-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,553
Posted By tilemanct
With the weight of shower heads today, most...

With the weight of shower heads today, most plumbers in my area use either a 3 hole drop ell or mount the two hole ell vertical instead of horizontal.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By tilemanct
I have a pair (don't know if they are Sigma...

I have a pair (don't know if they are Sigma Brand) just for small glass mosaics. Work great.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-08-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21,675
Views: 4,325,034
Posted By tilemanct
That took some time!!

That took some time!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-05-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By tilemanct
That looks like a ground in place floor. Before...

That looks like a ground in place floor. Before you even bid, get samples of material in hand and get the geology on the material. Who ever does your floor grinding and re-finishing will want to see...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-03-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 674,167
Posted By tilemanct
...and cabinet guys love ya too!! Nice work. Who...

...and cabinet guys love ya too!! Nice work. Who says mud is dead.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-29-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,326
Posted By tilemanct
The other nice thing about Value Seal is it comes...

The other nice thing about Value Seal is it comes in 6' widths. Laticrete's Hydroban membrane is an awesome membrane but they never listen to installers and keep making it in the 3' width. Mapei same...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-29-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,326
Posted By tilemanct
Isaac Enjoyed your talk with Sal over this...

Isaac
Enjoyed your talk with Sal over this issue. He did not take into consideration of drain backup that will allow a pan to fill up. How do I know this scenario? Three months back had a customer...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21,675
Views: 4,325,034
Posted By tilemanct
Unfortunately with the way tile is going (large!)...

Unfortunately with the way tile is going (large!) Mud skills are the perfect compliment. Too bad slinging mud went away as the norm. I have to dig up old photos of the glass block showers my old boss...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21,675
Views: 4,325,034
Posted By tilemanct
Justin Welcome back to the 80's with that glass...

Justin
Welcome back to the 80's with that glass block shower feature!!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21,675
Views: 4,325,034
Posted By tilemanct
Thanks Justin, That pic changes the whole...

Thanks Justin, That pic changes the whole perspective!! Now it makes sense.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-26-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,000
Posted By tilemanct
Total BS. I hope you can get it resolved.

Total BS. I hope you can get it resolved.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-24-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21,675
Views: 4,325,034
Posted By tilemanct
I did those too John. They were at the walk in...

I did those too John. They were at the walk in part of the shower. Maybe the pic above is deceiving but it looks like the "speed bump" is in the middle of the shower, not at the entrance.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21,675
Views: 4,325,034
Posted By tilemanct
How does the water on the other side of the bump...

How does the water on the other side of the bump get to the drain? I was always taught to place wall tile on top of the floor tile. That way you don't have this grout joint that catches water.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-14-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,696
Posted By tilemanct
John I could have sworn they had a Coverings in...

John
I could have sworn they had a Coverings in N.O. way back. I know I worked a show there and we remember the lack of attendance due to the French Quarter and the casino. People had waaay too much...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-11-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 1,527,515
Posted By tilemanct
Funny My eye went right to the bucket of...

Funny
My eye went right to the bucket of mastic and the tar paper like substrate. The only whistle here is "don't let a big box store install your flooring"!!!
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