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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
We are in the Kansas suburbs of Kansas City. ...

We are in the Kansas suburbs of Kansas City.

I wish we had done the research before the install. Of course we were told they knew what they were doing and they did not. We have another bathroom to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
One last question about this project. They...

One last question about this project. They charged $5/sq ft labor only. We supplied everything else. Is that cheap, lower end, or about right? And if it is low, what would be a going rate? I realize...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-21-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
They just came back and I expressed my concern...

They just came back and I expressed my concern about the big grout line and the grout and they are trying to tell me that you NEVER used sanded grout on walls. Sometimes I hate being a woman cause...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
I don't know if it is waterproofed properly. It...

I don't know if it is waterproofed properly. It does have hardiebacker. The glass wall will be there. Since that will get torn out what else should be done to waterproof it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
Well the head guy came and measured and found...

Well the head guy came and measured and found that the crew was out by over 50 feet. He also admitted the bathroom looks awful and is going to get the experienced tile guy to fix it (I hope!) I guess...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,678
Posted By socil_butterfly
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
Not to worry about being blunt. No my parents...

Not to worry about being blunt. No my parents won't be using them for anything like this again. In fact their reaction was thank goodness we didn't take that hardwood job. The head guy is coming over...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,678
Posted By socil_butterfly
Tumbled Travertine backsplash sealing question

We also had a backsplash put in although we did not get it grouted by the contractors. I want to leave the little holes in it without grout. My question is do we seal it before grouting or after? I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
Here is the long of it haha. My parents own a...

Here is the long of it haha. My parents own a siding and remodeling company and this is one of their subs crews. Another guy was supposed to do the job who said he had tiling experience but for some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
We haven't paid them anything yet, I guess that...

We haven't paid them anything yet, I guess that is a good thing.

Can we fix it? I can live with the gap where it is if I have to but I am worried about the grout.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/1003/jbrule/tile...

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/1003/jbrule/tile/
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
one more bump cause it wouldn't let me do it haha

one more bump cause it wouldn't let me do it haha
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
bump

bump
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-20-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By socil_butterfly
Grout issue?

We just had our bathroom tiled and the contractors did an ok job but I think it is sort of amateurish. My biggest concern is a large gap between two tiles, it is about 1/2 an inch when the rest are...
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