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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By LAN1870
As a contractor I definitely think that over 8k...

As a contractor I definitely think that over 8k isn’t unreasonable at all. In fact, my price would be higher. However there could be small regional price differences. I’m sorry but I personally that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-16-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,751,688
Posted By LAN1870
“I'd get ready for some comments such as you got...

“I'd get ready for some comments such as you got with your shower repair in Post 4009 of this thread.

Appears the new pan liner does not extend above the top of the shower curb, is nailed below...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-19-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By LAN1870
Wow, no wonder so many cases in texas and...

Wow, no wonder so many cases in texas and florida. Sorry Laz, we here in NY in the initial epicenter of the pandemic don't share your sentiment. Please wear the mask. It's saving lives. Only people...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-07-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By LAN1870
Thumbs up Yes, there's definitely a higher hourly wage for...

Yes, there's definitely a higher hourly wage for plumbing. Which is why after doing so much plumbing on my bathroom reno jobs, I now do plumbing as well (www.lesliesplumbing.com). So at this point I...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-08-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By LAN1870
I will pray for her. Me and hubby have 7 cats and...

I will pray for her. Me and hubby have 7 cats and lost 2 recently so I feel your pain.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 163,639
Posted By LAN1870
I’ve had the dewalt d24000 for so many years now...

I’ve had the dewalt d24000 for so many years now and I’ve noticed that there seems to be manufacturing defects in it. I don’t why it took me so long to notice it, but my tray extension wasn’t made...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-16-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,086
Posted By LAN1870
I use my respirator (North Safety Standard 4200...

I use my respirator (North Safety Standard 4200 CFR-1 Half Mask Respirator Assembly) for doing demo, dry cutting stuff and sanding drywall. If I am doing something related to harsh chemicals, I use a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-10-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By LAN1870
I've never tried it but it does look interesting...

I've never tried it but it does look interesting for the DIYer. Wonder if it's cutable with a wetsaw or a just a clinker. I cannot see how the grout wouldn't crack though. I'd be interested to see...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-17-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,065
Posted By LAN1870
I'm about 50 miles north of NYC. The store...

I'm about 50 miles north of NYC. The store shelves are being restocked with toilet paper but they are limiting the rolls.

I laugh because I have 2 bidet under seat units. They literally cost about...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-30-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By LAN1870
I actually agree with you. Over the last 15 years...

I actually agree with you. Over the last 15 years or so, I have seen the quality of the tiles improve in HD substantially. I haven't installed any plank tiles (happily) so I cannot comment on them....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By LAN1870
Marble on the shower floor is an issue. Once...

Marble on the shower floor is an issue. Once customers are set on a tile, it's hard to talk them out of it. Let them know in documented contractual terms that the marble will absorb water and cause...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-07-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,119
Posted By LAN1870
Did you read the reviews on it? One person...

Did you read the reviews on it? One person commented that after packing in 1.5” of mud, the strofoam was flexing. I personally don’t care for all these foam products. I’ll take the time to do a mud...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-04-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 1,751,688
Posted By LAN1870
Lovely mosiac work

This is in a brand new Cumberland Farm they just opened right down the road from another popular food/gas place, Quik Chex. How hard could it be on Brand New sheetrock? :sick:

At least they used...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-30-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,325
Posted By LAN1870
So very sorry! What a wonderful and nice guy. I...

So very sorry! What a wonderful and nice guy. I still use his spacers and always will as they are my favorite.

God Bless!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-23-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,199
Posted By LAN1870
I have always used facemasks and keep the work...

I have always used facemasks and keep the work area free of dust, etc. i think most people who work in tile, renovations, etc. know how to protect themselves. Its a matter if you’re diligent about it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-21-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,729
Posted By LAN1870
Info on Home Advisor

Well I had considered signing up for Home Advisor for my plumbing business. I already pay to advertise on Angie's List for Bathroom Remodeling and I get good leads from it. Well HA is run nothing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-24-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,134
Posted By LAN1870
I bought the Flir One that attaches to your phone...

I bought the Flir One that attaches to your phone and it works pretty nice- and it was only $250. Whats nice is that you can take pictures as well. Here's a pic that I took at a customers house.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-01-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,062
Posted By LAN1870
Info on lowes website

In reading the info in the lowes description, they suggest use as a backsplash, etc. Interesting that they don't mention or show pics of using it in a shower. With that texture, i definately see it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-30-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By LAN1870
I use Aldon's Grout Easy. Link here: ...

I use Aldon's Grout Easy. Link here:

http://www.aldonchem.com/pr-grout-easy.htm
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,280
Posted By LAN1870
Malcolm, Just curious: Is there...

Malcolm,

Just curious:

Is there pre-pitched mud under the liner? Or did the last contractor do pitched cement?

Why isn't the cement board brought down lower?

Hard to tell from the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,740
Posted By LAN1870
Hmmm interesting problem. Have you contacted...

Hmmm interesting problem. Have you contacted custom technical support regarding this? If the steam is causing an issue, this is very important for customers and contractors alike. I can see...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,099
Posted By LAN1870
I've been using Acrylpro for years...

I've been using Acrylpro for years (backsplashes). I do remember that it used to be much easier to spread. Now it seems a lot stiffer. I suppose it's a feature to hold tile in place better. I do find...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-25-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,789
Posted By LAN1870
:tup2:

:tup2:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,789
Posted By LAN1870
Dana, Its Leslie. i sent you a private...

Dana,

Its Leslie. i sent you a private message. Guess it didn't work out with that guy huh?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-01-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,681
Posted By LAN1870
I use quickbooks contractor 2010. Let's me save...

I use quickbooks contractor 2010. Let's me save transactions (estimates) so all i have to do is tweak each one for each job. It's really worth the money but I never do estimates on the spot. I do...
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