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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By rosten736
4 1/4 is by far the most common size. Some...

4 1/4 is by far the most common size. Some companies made more than one size depending on the era. For example, Mid-state Tile and Aztec Ceramics original started making 4 1/4 and later switched to 4...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By rosten736
Florida Tile had 4 series with what is better...

Florida Tile had 4 series with what is better described as a wavy or undulated surface. Potter's Choice was their solid color gloss 5000 series, Potter's Touch was their matte 500 series, Potters...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By rosten736
I agree with part of the responses but I would...

I agree with part of the responses but I would not use a chisel as it is too strong and will likely crack the tiles. After removing surrounding tiles. Use a SAWZALL with a 12" blade to try and remove...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-20-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By rosten736
You didn't mention the size. If it's metric, it...

You didn't mention the size. If it's metric, it probably is an import you'll never find. Of course, keep in mind most floor tiles are nominal sizes, i.e. 12x12 are often 11 3/4, 8x8 can be 7 3/4 or 7...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-22-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By rosten736
old catalogs or sample boards

I am interested in any old tile manufacturer catalogs or sample boards. Please contact me if you have anything available.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-15-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By rosten736
tile part numbers

Does anyone know if there is an association that oversees tile trim part numbers or how they originated? Today modern part numbers seem pretty standard but after sorting though thousands of vintage...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By rosten736
pattern made by several manufacturers

Wish I had seen this earlier. The pattern was made by several manufacturers. If you can't send a sample, we can narrow down the correct one based on the tile size and the date of installation....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,746
Posted By rosten736
timeline for lead in tiles

I'm only familiar with lead in Daltile. They had a series call Mayan which is one of the most common patterns in homes today. It is a white mottled gloss tile that was made for over 40 years....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By rosten736
source for part numbers

Does anyone know a site that shows all the tile part numbers? I know several manufacturers have diagrams in their catalogs but I'm talking about all the ones that ever existed like A7610s, S4249,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,503
Posted By rosten736
unsanded grout

Well I was in India a few years back and they ONLY sell unsanded grout there. Just got some fine grain sand and mixed it and it worked out fine. Sorry but don't remember the proportions. Think I just...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By rosten736
missing tile

The backing looks like Dal Tile especially if it says Made in USa. Couldn't tell you the color number and any numbers on backs of tiles are meaningless production numbers. Depending on how old it is,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By rosten736
The two most common imported Brazilian made tiles...

The two most common imported Brazilian made tiles were by Klabin or Incepa (which is now owned by Roca Group). You didn't indicate if you were looking for wall or floor tiles. I have some wall tiles...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By rosten736
It is more useful to see the back of the tile...

It is more useful to see the back of the tile than the front to identify the manufacturer. I have thousands of discontinued tiles but they are mostly wall tiles because they were usually made for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By rosten736
History of A4225 box caps?

Does anyone know when box caps were no longer made? I have a 1960 Catalog from Pomona that shows them available but I don't know when they were discontinued or if any other manufacturer made them...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By rosten736
Sunset Exacto Spacer

Sunset Exacto Spacer was a trade name for tiles made by Orange County Tile. Does anyone know what city they were located in and what years they manufactured tiles?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By rosten736
Can't find tile part

Looking for a mosaic tile part cc- 812u. Can't find any supplier selling it in any color. It's a 2x2 three-sided corner piece used at the outer corner of a sunken tub. Kind of looks like the old...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,081
Posted By rosten736
help finding discontinued tile

I have hundreds of discontinued Dal tiles up to 12". Am trying to find catalogs to identify the largest ones but if you can post photo I can see if I have some. Bear in mind they weigh 3.5 lbs each...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By rosten736
I did not post to seek free advertising but to...

I did not post to seek free advertising but to genuinely find sources for old catalogs/sample boards to assist in identifying old tiles and in obtaining leftover materials from anyone, which of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By rosten736
Discontinued tile

Just recently joined. Have been in the construction repair business for 23 years and have been accumulating discontinued materials for years that one can't find at Home Depot and the sort. Recently...
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