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The hands of a working man

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Ive been posting articles here since 2011. Ive been criticized by my peers mostly competitors and at times threats of being sued because i shared my opinions of products and procedures I use tried and true from over 35 years of laying tile.

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Tile Excellence For Sale and I retired to Florida, So why am I in Gloucester, MA.

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Tile Installation Services | Labor Only | Tile Excellence. for the entire summer posting tile job pictures here and on Craigslist Boston -something I haven’t done since I retired 2 years ago-- from a tile installation job I just finished in Gloucester, MA ? Because.

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Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation

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Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation Natural stone slate tile is a very beautiful multi-color material that is not really a contemporary look but an all natural look. So it wouldn't seem that it would mix well with a modern contemporary glass tile look.

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Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation

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Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation Natural stone slate tile is a very beautiful multi-color material that is not really a contemporary look but an all natural look. So it wouldn't seem that it would mix well with a modern contemporary glass tile look.

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

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Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts By Chris Lawson Tile repairs are a very specialized service and it can be hard to get tile contractors interested in small, sometimes difficult, detailed repairs.

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From tile to masonry transition stone work and how to build a masonry pond

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From tile to masonry transition stone work and how to build a masonry pond If you've been following tile excellence blog for some years now, maybe you've felt comfortable and tried your hand at doing some tile work. If you've successfully done some tile work then stone and masonry work will be easy.

Florida tile installation pay is only half of Boston and I still made over $ 10,000 in just over a month

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Florida tile installation pay is only half of Boston and I still made over $ 10,000 in just over a month Ive been writing about the opportunity presented by the purchase of tileexcellence.com for some time now.

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Do it yourself backsplash tecniques that make all the difference in your home.

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A backsplash is one of the quickest easiest ways to improve your kitchen without spending a arm and a leg to get it done. There are certain pointers and techniques that I've learned over 30+ years of tile installation that will make the job more manageable.

Great money making opportunity Tileexcellence.com for sale total return on investment in less than 3 months!!

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2000 FT OF TILE LAID THIS WEEK IN DAYTONA FLA. IN DOMINOS PIZZA AND CIRCLE K GAS STATION Hey guys There is a tremendous opportunity for someone to pick up the tileexcellence.com web site for a great deal!!

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[link]. Boston MA tile excellence make money tile tile excellence web site for sale

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Comments Should Be Comments Not Attempts to Advertise Own Websites

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Hi, I''m posting a comment I made to the many, many "comments" on just one of the helpful posts here. This was having to do with.well, actually I can''t remember.but I believe shower installation f rom a year or so ago. But it''s pertinent to all readers-all CONTRACTORS, SKILLED LABORERS, SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE HOME IMPROVEMENT SECTOR, OWNERS of PRODUCTS-MATERIALS-TOOLS-SYSTEMS related to tile installation | tile repair, flooring, etc.

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natural slate a real tile challange here's how its done.

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Natural slate is one of the most challenging materials to install because of the variation in the natural materials. Some pieces of slate can be as thick as 3/4 of a inch while other pieces are only 1/8 of a inch.

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Turnkey Tile Installation Business for Sale - Classified Ad

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Turnkey Tile Installation Business for Sale - Classified Ad I AM ALSO LOOKING FOR RELIABLE, HONEST AND HIGHLY QUALIFIED TILE INSTALLERS FOR REFERRALS FOR CUSTOMERS CURRENTLY ON TILE EXCELLENCE'S WAITING LIST. TEMPORARY UNTIL TILE EXCELLENCE IS SOLD. SEND ME CONTACT INFORMATION AND ANY PERTINENT INFORMATION. PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG. Diana Smith diana@tileexcellence.com

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Tile Excellence Welcomes Guest Blogger from Truguard Systems, LLC

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Our guest bloggers are from the world of tile, and we offer our site to share their stories, experiences, niches and opinions. We at Tile Excellence, Inc. and SEO Marketing for Business in NO WAY endorse, agree/disagree with the opinions stated.

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Ceramic Tile Repairs | Floor Tile Replacement | Shower ReGrouts

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Ceramic Tile Repairs Floor Tile Replacement and Shower ReGrouts MA Reality persuaded us to rewrite several of Tile Excellence ' s blog posts for their publication, including contractor " Guide s" and " Expert Contributors ". Nice gig! This "Guide" is on Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Regrout s. The article is about the controversial issue of Copper Pans vs. Rubber Membrane in shower installation. Catch them all on ask tile excellence , or read a couple here!

TILE EXCELLENCE HAS NEW OWNER!

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SOME VERY EXCITING NEWS!! HERE AT ASK TILE EXCELLENCE! AFTER A GREAT DEAL OF SCREENING FOR JUST THE "RIGHT" FAMILY TO TAKE OVER OWNERSHIP OF TILE EXCELLENCE , WE FOUND THEM!!!! PAPERS ARE BEING SIGNED AND DETAILS WORKED OUT, BUT THIS GUY IS GREAT! HE'S OUT OF MEDFORD, MA. THAT'S ALL I CAN SAY AT THE MOMENT. YOU'LL HEAR MORE OVER THE NEXT WEEK, AND I EXPECT YOU'LL SEE A LOT OF CHANGES-GREAT CHANGES, AND YOU'LL GET TO KNOW THE NEW OWNER AND HIS VISION FOR TILE EXCELLENCE!

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Under Tile Radiant Heat Installation | Electric Heat Pad Installed

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There are many systems for under tile radiant heating It is a comfort that in the winter makes all the difference your bathroom. Some use water under the floor, this system is very efficient but costly to install. The most common that we work with is the electric heat pad.

Ditra Flooring Membrane Underlayment System Reality Check

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Ditra Flooring System Doesn''t Make Sense I''ve been installing tile most of my adult life. From the first introduction of Durock then Hardi board, Even back as far as metal wire and hand "dry pack" concrete bed floors.

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Do's and Dont's of Choosing a Tile Installer to do Work in your Home

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Tile installation is a very specialized trade and most tile after installed is in effect a concrete like product and can't easily be changed. In most cases if change is needed then new material will have to be repurchased. So it is imperative to hire a qualified professional tile installer to do your work. But How do you know who to choose? Here are some basic guide lines that can help you make an educated choice.

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Marble Mosaic Medallion Tile Foyer Flooring Installation I Tile Installation

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marble days blog #2 The second in the 3 part series of "marble days" is a little more elaborate than the first as promised and describes and shows the use of perimeter borders of marble around the edge of a foyer floor.

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Ditra under tile floor system reality check

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Ive been installing tile most of my adult life. From the first introduction of Durock then Hardi board Even back as far as metal wire and hand "dry pack" concrete bed floors.

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How to Install Ceramic Tile Floor

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Tile Excellence responds to bad advise on "how to lay ceramic tile" found on ask.com. Consumers Beware! Here''s a question from answers.com, which Tile Excellence oftens answers. We''ve even won best answer a few times. In response to the question, "How to Install Ceramic Tile Floor" "To i nstall ceramic tile , first grout the area. Press the first tile on s tarting in a corner. Each additional tile should have 1/4" space all around the tile.

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what are the tools you need to lay tile?

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The basic tools needed to lay tile are available at Home Depot, Lowes and most tile stores. Tile tools are pretty cut and dry, and the basic set of essentials will cost you about $100.

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Laying a Travertine Marble Tile Floor Successfully

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Laying a travertine marble tile floor seamlessly (i.e., without grout) is a skill that you can easily develop. Only a little bit of knowledge, a few tools, patience, and diligence are required to complete this job successfully. There is no need to be intimated by this type of project. After all, if the ancient Romans and Greeks were able to do it, why can't you? There are only a few things.

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

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Ceramic Tile Floor Repairs and Shower Regrouts are big topics in the world of tile installation and tile repair. Here's some good information about both. By popular demand, one of the Guide Articles written by Tile Excellence and published by Mass Reality. Chris is not just a " Massachusetts Home Contractor Guides , but also an expert and published author, [ Copper Pans vs. Rubber Membrane ] so you should go check out his articles and posts.

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

Tile Excellence

Ceramic Tile Floor Repairs and Shower Regrouts are big topics in the world of tile installation and tile repair. Here's some good information about both. By popular demand, one of the Guide Articles written by Tile Excellence and published by Mass Reality. Chris is not just a " Massachusetts Home Contractor Guides , but also an expert and published author, [ Copper Pans vs. Rubber Membrane ] so you should go check out his articles and posts.

Glass Mosaic Back Splash Installed $300.00 From Tile Excellence

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I've written a few times about backsplashes with examples , pictures and timelines this particular job was in Wakefield mass last Friday. The customer had gotten several quotes. from $500 to $700 and timeframes from 2 to 3

Rustic Tile Backsplash Installation

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just got done grouting cleaned up my mess wipe down the backsplash twice wipe down the floor twice got all the tools in the car and I am driving away.

Whiter than White ! Architects overjoyed as Developers release the Whitest Ceiling Tile Ever Made

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Whiter than White! Architects overjoyed as Developers release the Whitest Ceiling Tile Ever Made. To the average customer the ‘Tile’ is a mundane and not that particularly interesting aspect of Wall Coverings or Suspended Ceilings. The ceramic component, or occasionally Plywood or even insulated rubber, is simply a tool used to cover plaster in either the Bathroom or Kitchen. A way of.

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2 1 half hour laying tile time for grout

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done laying tile nowas you can see is time to put in the grout entire project I believe will be three and a half hours.

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Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: OLD.

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My grandfather was a stone mason and his son after him, now me as a tile mason. It is so hard now to find young folks who want to learn this trade and many others because of the labor intensity of the crafstman trade

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Tile Excellence - Untitled Article

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Choosing Subway Tiles for Kitchen Backsplash: Glass or Ceramic? Author: My Tile Gal Subway tile backsplash is just one of the solutions to make the kitchen area look superb and according to your desires. If you are looking to build an incredible choice, sensible, and also beneficial, subway tile backsplash for kitchen is a great choice backsplash subway. Subway tile backsplash is

Tile Design and Materials Estimator App for Ceramic Tile Floor & Wall Installation

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Cool Tile Design and Tile Materials Estimator App It''s a tile floor design tool. There are six simple steps to designing your ceramic tile floor, and when you are done, you get a report estimating your materials needed.

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Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Tumbled.

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Today I did this Tumbled marble backsplash in Hamilton ma, It took me 4 hours of my time from start to finish and I grouted it as well. The labor cost to the customer was $310.00 I made almost $80.00 a hour and the customer

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Tile Installation Formulas for Floors and Walls

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Tile Installation Formulas [for installing tile flooring and tile walls) How to Figure Out Square Footage How to Know How Much Tile to Purchase (once you have sq. How to Figure Out How Much Thin-set and Grout [setting materials] You''ll Need How to Know How Much Hardi Board or Durock to order Unknowingly experienced tile installers use formulas every day.Through experience we just automatically figure in our thinking of jobs using unnoticed formulas every day.It

Ceramic Tile Distributor Association Asks Tile Excellence Blog to Contribute to Content Hub

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[the] Ceramic Tile Distributor Association (CTDA) [is set] to launch a content hub in late September. This site will auto-curate the best blogger and thought leader content in ceramics, architecture, design, and interior decorating. As one of the top bloggers in this space, we’re reaching out to you. to ask you to lend your name to this effort. What an honor! I hope we can help. Please comment on this "ask chris"post or comment. Thank you!

Marble Days #3 Intricate Marble Bathroom Installation

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Deco Marble Base, Chair Rail, Pencil Trim and Mosaic Border This is the final part of the 3 series marble blog. The first one walked the reader with pictures thru the demolition of a tub and the installation of a walk in marble shower.

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Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

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Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts By Chris Lawson The is an article rewritten/edited by the staff at Mass Reality. This is one of two articles rewritten and then used as an Expert Guide for use by their clients. This blog entry was orginally written by Chris Lawson. Tile repairs are a very specialized service and can be hard to get tile contractors

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Cuts and outlets

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I see from the photooutlets in such a way that the middle ears of the internal workings of the outlet lay upon the tile and the tile acts as a spacer makes this a very simple process if you cut the tile precisely.

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350 sq ft tile installed in Swamscott ma.at a affordable cost

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Affordable tile installations are out there. But shopping around is a must.

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Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Tile.

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The industry standard states that un-sanded grout be used on grout joints 1/8 or less and sanded grout is used on grout joints 1/8 and larger up to 1/2 inch. So 1/8 inch grout joints can have sanded or unsanded (non sanded

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Broke joint tile backslash

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broken tile is tile its set in an offset joint like bricks and you start out at 1 square side with half a pieces and whole pieces to give yourself the offset pattern to begin the installation so.

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Tile Excellence Twitter Profile

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Check out @tileexcellence's Tweet: https://twitter.com/tileexcellence/status/836095165148315648?s=09. chris lawson profile tile excellence twitter

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