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President's Letter
Thursday, October 10, 2019
November 2019 President's Letter »
Movement joints – why you need them People who succeed in any profession take pride in their work. As I spent more ti...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
October 2019 President's Letter »
Best value proposals When is it appropriate to judge a product or a company only by costs? A general contractor will...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
January 2019 President's Letter »
Professional craftspeople are made not born! If you’re reading this, you are already ahead of the game. Why? Because a...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
TRENDS 2019 President's Letter »
Why qualified labor If you are excited about the many new trends in tile, you know that gauged porcelain tile (GPT) an...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
September 2019 President's Letter »
Apprentice training: how could that be a bad thing? The U.S. Department of Labor recently approved the NTCA’s National...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
August 2019 President's Letter »
How hard could it be? I’ve been finishing my basement $200 dollars at a time for the last few years. It’s more of a st...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
July 2019 President's Letter »
Tariffs help who? As of this writing, it appears that in addition to tariffs already imposed on ceramic tile from Chin...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
June 2019 President's Letter »
Let it rain, snow, freeze, thaw... Mother Nature is very unforgiving. She will almost certainly exploit any error or...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
May 2019 President's Letter »
30,000 feet up, or how to avoid being the proverbial Whack-a-Mole Many commercial projects start with pre-construct...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
April 2019 President's Letter »
How much is enough? If you spend any time on tile-related social media sites, you’ll notice that the question, “How mu...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
March 2019 President's Letter »
The craft is back - or on its way... Recently, while waiting to be loaded at our local Daltile, I was speaking to a ge...
Monday, September 16, 2019
February 2019 President's Letter »
It's lonely on the soap box You may have heard the expression, “standing on your soap box.” The phrase goes way back t...