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Forum: Flooring 01-20-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,677
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
What about polishing, staining? Everything but...

What about polishing, staining? Everything but the epoxies,etc.
Forum: Tiling 01-17-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,932
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I would just be happy to know Russia changed the...

I would just be happy to know Russia changed the coordinates of any icbm's aimed directly at it.
Forum: Flooring 01-08-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I've been a couple times. Very well worth the...

I've been a couple times. Very well worth the cost, Vegas is cool, wife wants to go back.

Wish it were in like March, little easier on budget and traveling during winter is ridiculous for...
Forum: HVAC 01-02-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,506
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
So, I think fan on continuously on the HVAc would...

So, I think fan on continuously on the HVAc would increase air cleanliness if practical to run. Everything inside the house that gets stirred up.

Nice, you have a charcoal filter for odors, I have...
Forum: Tiling 12-29-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,421
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I think they're ridiculous. Went to a class at...

I think they're ridiculous. Went to a class at coverings. I believe they said length could be limited by handling ability. Another material I hope to be gone.
Forum: Tiling 12-22-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,838
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I agree with you 100% on the value/look. If...

I agree with you 100% on the value/look.

If you go to coverings, it's crazy some of the stone on display, sob's don't want any pictures taken.
Forum: Tiling 12-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,838
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Travertine is ok with me, but many other natural...

Travertine is ok with me, but many other natural stones are way more beautiful, though not as abundant. You may not even see some stone as the rich buy the whole quarry. So a lot of junk ends up on...
Forum: Flooring 12-21-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
That looks like crap. I've never seen that...

That looks like crap. I've never seen that before, maybe on "that 70's show"
Forum: Tiling 12-20-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,838
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I think I picked up on Avenge's post, maybe it's...

I think I picked up on Avenge's post, maybe it's just me doing exactly your situation and then needing to match, add to, incorporate it into surrounding decor. I have dumped/given away/sold a bunch...
Forum: Flooring 12-20-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,978
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I know a couple of contractors in Dallas that...

I know a couple of contractors in Dallas that remove flooring, one may have grinders but at a retail price(used/new) Specialty Equipment Rentals (Nick) and American Flooring Removal(Ken) I have to...
Forum: Tiling 12-19-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,838
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
That's funny stuff. Anyone can work with...

That's funny stuff. Anyone can work with travertine. You can shape it to your desire if you have a minor investment in tool/ing.

Travertine in a daily shower is a maintenance issue, staying...
Forum: Flooring 12-12-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,427
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Very few solids, two? Mostly everything is...

Very few solids, two? Mostly everything is engineered here, 3/8"-1/2" thick, mostly 5-6" wide. I need to break out my metric tape to simplify the 5-1/8" etc. not machined to standard English...
Forum: Flooring 12-08-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,427
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I'm 99.9% gludown method, so I would do it your...

I'm 99.9% gludown method, so I would do it your way, see how it falls along hallway walls and into bedroom doorways with transitions. How you fasten along walls and how many boards wide before face...
Forum: Flooring 12-08-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,532
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Over regular concrete there are many adhesives, a...

Over regular concrete there are many adhesives, a few types-urethane,acrylic(pressure sensitive), acrylic latex, siloxane? No prim grip required(usually for tile over tile or certain self leveling...
Forum: Flooring 12-07-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,532
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
From the standpoint of practicality and a better...

From the standpoint of practicality and a better installation. Floating may be the only option due to holding strength of gypsum.

I'm not familiar with install methods up there. There's 100...
Forum: Flooring 12-07-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,532
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Where you at? I do dust free tile removal,...

Where you at? I do dust free tile removal, building up is not an option for me, I'd rather cut my foot off(another story)

5/16" is some thin crap. Weird thing is a country club were doing work...
Forum: Tiling 12-04-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,859
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Think stone (marble, granite) suppliers. So when...

Think stone (marble, granite) suppliers. So when you get tired of working with junk, the price goes way up in the stone industry.

Braxton Bragg is fair on pricing, there's many more I know of but...
Forum: Flooring 12-03-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,405
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Come to think of it Ardex has a topping they were...

Come to think of it Ardex has a topping they were proud of when I took the course in Pennsylvania. Made for driveways,sidewalks,etc.

The one trainer said one guy that's all he was doing, was very...
Forum: Flooring 12-03-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,978
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I'm not sure if you want to get into this field,...

I'm not sure if you want to get into this field, want it done to your home, or for a customer.

Here is my take on it for someone pondering about taking on this work.

It is all inclusive,...
Forum: Flooring 12-03-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,405
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Probably, they all get similar products...

Probably, they all get similar products developed. I like it for thicker applications and ability to quickly install flooring. (Exterior ability as well)
I assume self leveler a due to their...
Forum: Flooring 12-02-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,405
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Only other thing I could think of is picture...

Only other thing I could think of is picture frame cut with diamond blade 3/4-1" deep, then chisel out just the perimeter and bringing up to level with patch (mapecem quick patch) or exterior self...
Forum: Flooring 12-02-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,986
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
I've heard their commercials on Radio, are they...

I've heard their commercials on Radio, are they trying to power out of the mess?

Stocks? I invest in my company.
Forum: Flooring 12-02-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,405
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
Are you moving the dip? How is it 2" low in 20sq...

Are you moving the dip? How is it 2" low in 20sq ft? 99% of self leveler is not exterior rated. Makin it look prrty would be tricky, your fix looks acceptable.

Shot blasting could have been...
Forum: Flooring 12-02-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,175
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
That's pretty easy for me. I would use diamond...

That's pretty easy for me. I would use diamond blade and cut directly down alongside aluminum and tile, staying on the tile side just using the trim as a guide or it will coat the diamond blade with...
Forum: Tiling 11-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,560
Posted By MIKE ANTONETTI
My concern would be if tint could run, bleed, if...

My concern would be if tint could run, bleed, if any chemical cleaners used etc. otherwise concrete polishers have plenty of dye/stain colors, if they get locked into thinset, good question to pose...
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