Experienced Tile Layer & Helper Needed

Posting ID : A1068532728
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Labor Gigs

We are seeking a Tile layer and Tile Layer helper

The scope of work is as follows:
There is approximately 220 square feet of tile to be laid and 275 square feet of tile to be grouted once the project is complete. The space is a kitchen, joining the kitchen are the laundry room, the pantry and the coat closet. The nominal floor tile size is 18" square to be laid throughout the kitchen in a brick lay style pattern. The kitchen floor tile is being laid straight and perpendicular to the walls. Included in the square footage but not connected to the kitchen is a 1/2 bath where the tile will be nominal 12" square to be laid in a traditional straight pattern. The entry to the 1/2 bath is at a 45 degree angle and the tiles will be laid straight across the doorway with the center tile as the leader tile for the work. All remaining bathroom tiles should be laid straight and square to the leader tile laid whole at the center of the bathroom door.

The previously installed floor tile was full floor vinyl glue down, the vinyl has been removed, the paper backing for the vinyl has been removed and the glue has been scraped up and cleaned from the floor.

Prepare all floor areas where tile will be laid with Methyl Ethyl Keytone (MEK) to remove any remaining adhesives. Use rags, paper towels or other medium for glue removal, insure no MEK, glue or waste comes in contact with any other material or any part of the house. Insure no MEK gets on any other surface(s). Use care and caution with chemical proof gloves in all instances where handling MEK. Gloves and all other tools should be provided by the contractor for their own use.

Once floor areas are all cleaned begin tile layout starting with whats been applied in the kitchen area following the same pattern thats been applied. Start by installing the refrigerator area, pantry, dishwasher area and then the remaining portions of the kitchen, laundry room and linen closet. Use Rapidset polymer modified (PM) thinset around the fridge, dishwasher and laundry rooms. In all other areas use standard set PM thinset. All materials are on site, the installing contractor should have a minimum of 5 years tile experience, have at least 5 customer references and have insurance. Feel free to call or email with your contact information, the dates this project can be scheduled are Wednesday 8/19, Thursday 8/20, Monday 8/25 or Tuesday 8/26. As an alternate we may only use rapid set PM thinset to enable the completion of the project in a single day for the right team.

After all tile is laid level, flush edge to edge with no raised edges, square to walls, cabinets and such, all tiles should be set using the appropriate provided 1/4" spacers, the thinset has hardened appropriately and the grout has been applied, glazed and all roughness and haze has been removed.

Contractor will be paid at the satisfaction of the customer with regard to satisfying the scope of work.

We are a private investment company that uses a proven system with a detailed scope of work. We purchase, renovate and flip multiple properties per year. We are part of a national network of investors and if by chance your work slows in other areas we can help. We are wholesale customers that seek to build long term relationships with qualified contractors. We love paying good contractors at the proper completion of their work For those that would like to join us making money in our proven system call Todd today!

Qualified contractors with their own transportation to and from the site, with proof of insurance and references should contact Todd at the number included above. If you don't speak english please forgive me for not speaking your language. I speak english and if language is a barrier we will not be able to work together unless you have a clear english speaking translator. If we engage to work together and language becomes a problem you will be terminated without pay. We try to define our needs and hope our desire to clarify helps all inquiring for present and future work. Thank you for respecting our desires to offer great products and services to families seeking to become new home owners.


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