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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-13-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,634
Posted By Jason_Butler
Have the electricians place the wires, set your...

Have the electricians place the wires, set your tile with a hole in the middle and then cut the tile afterwards. Use old construction boxes that sit atop the tile and have a hoof that goes behind...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,002
Posted By Jason_Butler
Hey Brad, There is a Dewalt service center...

Hey Brad,

There is a Dewalt service center on the corner of Braker and Metric. Might be worth a shot as mentioned above.

And if you want to lug the Tilematic around, I let you test take mine...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,917
Posted By Jason_Butler
I like the 1099 deal....:goodluck:

I like the 1099 deal....:goodluck:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,349
Posted By Jason_Butler
The angle grinder would be my choice... Jason

The angle grinder would be my choice...

Jason
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,967
Posted By Jason_Butler
" I really appreciate anyone's guidance/help in...

" I really appreciate anyone's guidance/help in this matter"

:D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-06-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,967
Posted By Jason_Butler
Hello Jason, Efflorescence is hard to...

Hello Jason,

Efflorescence is hard to prevent since it deals with minerals in the tile and substrate. You could grind out the existing grout and use a product like Laticrete Spectralock. It...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,056
Posted By Jason_Butler
I agree with Jim, While the larger format...

I agree with Jim,

While the larger format tiles are driving many folks to the Tilemaster XL ( and equivalent), there is a very large market for the smaller saws. There is nothing I hate more than...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-01-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,723
Posted By Jason_Butler
Yeah I know. I have another "full time" job and...

Yeah I know. I have another "full time" job and I can assure you my boss says the same about me:yeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-01-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,723
Posted By Jason_Butler
Well Gueze I'm also in your camp.... I don't...

Well Gueze I'm also in your camp....

I don't have the desire to manage employees. The nice thing about the paperwork side of the business is it doesn't talk back! - Too bad employees aren't like...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,723
Posted By Jason_Butler
Brad and I are in the same wheelhouse here. ...

Brad and I are in the same wheelhouse here. While I applaud his detailed estimates, they are usually used to "shop around" for other "cheaper" clients.

I spend a little time meeting personally...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,119
Posted By Jason_Butler
Yep. That's the manufacturer's recommendation. ...

Yep. That's the manufacturer's recommendation. It can be cheap thinset - just enough to fill any voids between the CBU and plywood

Jason
Forum: The Mud Box 02-24-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 58,688
Posted By Jason_Butler
Pardon my ignorance on this topic but Is any of...

Pardon my ignorance on this topic but Is any of this necessary of you are working on "newer" homes?.

I can't see this being an issue on homes built in the last 20+ years

Jason
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Jason_Butler
I don't like sheetrock behind CBU. You are only...

I don't like sheetrock behind CBU. You are only as good as you're weakest link and , despite the CBU, you still have sheetrock in a wet area.

Since you have sheetrock now, why not Kerdi the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-21-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By Jason_Butler
Mark, The Rialto is a good tile - probably...

Mark,

The Rialto is a good tile - probably the best I've seen from Lowes. I've used it on a number of projects and it comes with a bullnose.

Don't worry too much about the pits. They will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,016
Posted By Jason_Butler
Hah! Yeah I did a repair on a DIY job once - felt...

Hah! Yeah I did a repair on a DIY job once - felt sorry for the wife but not the husband that jacked it up.

Anyway, we settled up on price and he told me " if I had your skills and tools I could...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-20-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By Jason_Butler
That's it...no more showers for me

That's it...no more showers for me
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-20-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,113
Posted By Jason_Butler
That's a nice job ! You should be proud of your...

That's a nice job ! You should be proud of your work.

You did a great job on the niche - nice cuts on the corners. I'm trying to figure out why the bottom part of the frame differs from the top...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By Jason_Butler
I try to steer clients toward the porcelain tiles...

I try to steer clients toward the porcelain tiles for bathrooms and any other wet areas. I also like to suggest a tile that comes with a bullnose trim. In many cases the trim will make or break the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jason_Butler
Installed some AO porcelain today. 12" field...

Installed some AO porcelain today. 12" field tile with a matching bullnose. Turns out the bullnose is an 1/8" shorter than the field tile.

I turn the tiles over and the field tiles are " Made in...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-18-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,336
Posted By Jason_Butler
Oscar, The "cheap labor" problem is a real...

Oscar,

The "cheap labor" problem is a real one in this area. Doesn't matter what language, ethnicity, etc. Most of those are from Mexico and come here for a better life. I have no issue with...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-17-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jason_Butler
I get emails that cite similar "errors with my...

I get emails that cite similar "errors with my account". I rec'd one from B of A ( which i do business with) that looked VERY official. I never clicked the link though.

Turns out it was a...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-17-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,808
Posted By Jason_Butler
I'm glad YOU posted that Adriana...... I'm...

I'm glad YOU posted that Adriana......

I'm in a house that's 3-1 in favor of the women. I tell them that the "man" always gets the last words " yes ma'm":bow:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-17-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By Jason_Butler
That's the basics. Stay away from anything...

That's the basics. Stay away from anything "pre-mixed". Use Versabond from Home Depot or Mapei Ultraflex II from Lowes for your mortar.

I like roofing felt for a vapor barrier but plastic is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-16-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,892
Posted By Jason_Butler
Hey Brad, To LT's point, I know a really...

Hey Brad,

To LT's point, I know a really good "old school" guy in my neck of the East Tx area ( Pineywoods) that is setting tile for the same rate as LT.

Cost of living is much lower there so...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-16-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jason_Butler
And it only has to hold water for a short time...

And it only has to hold water for a short time...
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