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  1. Flooring
    Hi - hoping someone here can help since I've received 5 different opinions from 5 different reps at various wholesale flooring sites. We're looking to install 5mm click to install luxury vinyl plank flooring in our basement, which has a concrete subfloor. This is the floor we're leaning...
  2. General Discussion
    Some manufacturers implement benefit/reward programs for contractors as incentives to use their products. Benefits may include marketing materials, product discounts, leads, or free training courses. My question is, which benefit is the biggest motivator for contractors to join such a program?
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I am excited to start networking on this site! I manage the contractor program at UCoat It, an epoxy floor coating company. It's my job to assess our contractors' needs and provide excellent customer service to members of the UCoat It Contractor program! I love to learn, so...
  4. Specialty Coatings
    Hello all, My name is Molly and I manage the contractor program at UCoat It, an epoxy floor coating company. We offer exclusive discounts on floor coating products to members of our contractor program, which is free to join. You can browse our products at www.ucoatit.com.
  5. Flooring
    I am having a hard time locating chemical/polymer free grout for a chemically sensitive client. The grout gap is 1/4 " and thought Saltillo grout would work but the gap is too small. Anyone have a source or solution? I thought maybe we could make our own grout with sand and cement? Not sure of...
  6. Painting & Finish Work
    I go into gnome depot today to get some floor finish, lately I've only bought quarts for refinishing handrails, but this time needing a gallon for a new staircase I find there is no oil poly gallons, just quarts, the rest is water based, or waterbourne, duh :jester: I...
  7. Flooring
    Im about to bid on a job that could lead to more VCT work with a small company, the job i would be doing consists of about 625 sq ft of VCT. Also i would have to install luan which basically would be about 20- 8x4 sheets...would also have to patch the seems after laun is installed..the...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello Im Alex. I noticed a Contractor Talk app while playing with my iPhone and decided to sign up. I am a third generation tile, marble and stone contractor servicing the Dallas/Ft worth area. I specialize in custom showers, backsplashes, floors, stone refinishing, and just about anything...
  9. Flooring
    I need a flexible T type molding that is around 22 feet in length and 2 inches wide. There are 3 large curves going L, R, L. I plan to epoxy or silicone it in place, I just need a material that will accept the curves and be one long piece. The internet has not turned up much yet. Thanks
  10. Flooring
    Got called to finish a flooring job someone did not complete. The transition is between Laminate flooring and Stone tile. The gap varies over the 21 feet, from say 1/2" to 1 1/2" and the height between the flooring types is also wavy. It is pretty uneven and there are 3 large curves to deal...
  11. Flooring
    Hey guys. I am new to this site. I am a new business just starting up and I have a bid currently going and I was wondering what a good way to stain and clear a hardwood floor. I am looking for a good material. I was also wondering if sanding and resealing the floor at $1.25 a sq ft is a too...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone... I've been exploring this site for several hours before joining and what a wealth of information and talent that's here. My specialty is Hardwood Flooring from three generations in California. I'm looking forward meeting many of you and sharing in ideas for continued success in...
  13. Tiling
    Just wanna know if anyone has worked with this before and is this any good? And i know its not a replacement for real tile !!! i just want some feed back Thanks
  14. General Discussion
    Hi, My name is Al Shulze owner of We Do Floors,LLC. I'm here to learn and help anybody if they have a questions about restoring terrazzo flooring.
  15. Flooring
    Was hired to remove carpeting in 4 rooms pluss hallway of a home on the market. Home had 1970’s carpet with the rubber padding and over time had adhered itself to the HWF’s. Realtor met me there and while she was there I pulled up sections to show her that there was a mess with the old padding...
  16. General Discussion
    hi my name is 56thought iam in the construction clean-up business. i prayed to god that my territory would be enlarged, and it has started booming. \ I need to find out if anyone can Help me. I need some input on Two Projects I 'am starting. Frist is a 1365 sq ft hardwood floor. the home has...
  17. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    RE: Carpet, Laminate, Title, Ceramic, Vinyl, VCT I live in MN, and I will travel just about anywhere for work, including all of MN. Let me know, and I will be there to do you next job. I love flooring. I am your next flooring expect, as flooring is my passion. I will not let you down...
  18. General Discussion
    In a recent remodel, we removed a wall to open up a room. The new added area has a slab concrete floor which is about 1.5" lower than the osb sub-floor. We would like to continue the existing 1/2" sand-finish, nail down hardwood flooring into the new space. I am not sure of the best method...
  19. Business
    Hi everyone, I wanted to ask for some advise please. I am a flooring contractor, mostly residential. I just got listed with the Blue Book to start submitting bids on commercial work. My question is, what is the best way to submit a bid, in other words, is there any good "proposal forms" or...
  20. Flooring Picture Post
    My client wanted lamiante flooringto be installed on the stair and that too with-out the stairnose! as he was concerned that his little ones might trip. Well, we did it..surface of the profile (custom made with Teak wood and polished to match) and the surface of the floor was perfectly levelled!
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