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Shoshana Bloom

One bathroom. Seven openings. 10 doors. Crazy. No bath. Not for me. Drop in basins require far much more work to clean.

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I did basket-weave tile with a similar border in a renovated master bath, and though I don't regret it, here's something no one told me: The approximately 1-ft-square sheets were made to mesh together. Therefore, each sheet that ended on a border tile had to be individually cut to be flush. This added considerably to the labor cost of installing the floor. Although I didn't know this, the installer should have, and he should have accounted for this when determining his costs. I don't know whether this was oversight or deceptive pricing, but either seems like an unacceptable excuse for added hundreds of dollars to his bill.

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Bruce Crawford

helsharmar, we in the middle of a reno of the front bathroom on the main hallway. We went w/ basketweave for soap/shampoo niche and band. Our tile contractor did not change his quote for labor.


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