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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-23-2020, 08:00 AM
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Posted By julienaruff
Have you ever seen this? If so, what is it?

Troubleshooting this for a customer. This was installed about 2 years ago (by someone else) on a concrete slab. Tiles are reportedly 1'' thick marble. This oily, salty feeling substance is working...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-22-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By julienaruff
Grout ooze...check out these pics...

Concrete slab, installed about 2 years ago, tiles are apparently 1'' thick marble (customer provided info). Customer cleans this up and it comes back in a few weeks. Ooze is an oily, salty feeling...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,393
Posted By julienaruff
Thanks for the feedback gents. I do a lot of 2nd,...

Thanks for the feedback gents. I do a lot of 2nd, 3rd, 4th floor (or more!)backslashes, tub surrounds, baths, showers, whatever, and thought this tool could be a major asset for stuff like that. I'm...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,393
Posted By julienaruff
Do you use those on tile?

Do you use those on tile?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,393
Posted By julienaruff
I've been doing tile for 28 years, I've seen...

I've been doing tile for 28 years, I've seen these tools before but they've always looked like bullshit tools to me until I saw this video. That's all.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,393
Posted By julienaruff
Search it on you tube, pretty cool, I want a...

Search it on you tube, pretty cool, I want a couple reviews before I buy one
Looks pretty handy. I'll try to set up a link.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-11-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,393
Posted By julienaruff
The amazing tile and glass cutter!

Has anyone seen this You Tube video? Does anyone own this tool? Does it work?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By julienaruff
Tom, John, thanks for the input. I'll use the...

Tom, John, thanks for the input. I'll use the info and pics to once again make my case. This is a situation where the builder has been called out by inspectors concerning gaps under the baseboard....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By julienaruff
Let me clarify, this general contractor is paying...

Let me clarify, this general contractor is paying ME. I'm trying to get him to change his ways. Dave, hats off to you. I can count on one hand the jobs I've done with the baseboards on!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By julienaruff
Expansion

I have a contractor who insists on putting the baseboards on before I tile. I've made him aware of the need for perimeter expansion, to no avail. (He's been doing it this way for years and never had...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-12-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
Thanks for all the input, very helpful.

Thanks for all the input, very helpful.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
Thanks for the info, very helpful, do you know if...

Thanks for the info, very helpful, do you know if this method common with other brands of grout? Tec or Hydroment? I'm a subcontractor and not involved in the selection process (unfortunately).
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
What is the one step method?

What is the one step method?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
Thanks for the input, I have all those bases...

Thanks for the input, I have all those bases covered. Have you found these tiles to be a little straighter than traditional web mounts? It seems with the webs there's always a few you have to pull...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
I am the installer, 25 years and I've never...

I am the installer, 25 years and I've never worked with this style before! What do you think can go south with this tile, or since you're from the south is that a good thing?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
OK. Thanks for the reply.

OK. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
What's the purpose of the paper? Why not a...

What's the purpose of the paper? Why not a traditional web mounting? I've got a job coming up with these and want to be as informed as possible. Thanks.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-11-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By julienaruff
AO Visionaire Glass Mosaics

Anybody ever work with these?? What's the purpose of the peel away paper?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-31-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,772
Posted By julienaruff
Tile cutters

I'm looking to buy a new tile cutter. Which one is the best? Felker, 2-bar,Rubi or what?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-10-2006, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By julienaruff
My name is Eric. Are you serious about the...

My name is Eric. Are you serious about the invite? I just may take you up on that. Let me know what your schedule's like, upcoming jobs, etc.,.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-09-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By julienaruff
Shower pans

What's the best way to learn to do shower pans and waterproofing. I've been in the trade for 21 years, installing tile and every other type of floorcovering. I want to start doing showers, please...
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