Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Typically we focus on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, but we end up doing most types of interior work.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Shop around, make sure to ask to see photos of their work. They can tell you they are professionals, but a picture is worth a thousand words.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. As far as tile is concerned, know what the square footage of the room is, the type and size of the tiles. and the pattern you have in mind (grid, diagonal, staggered, etc.).
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Simple- I love tile. If you look at ancient ruins from Rome after it was sacked and burned, broken walls with beautiful tiles still remain! A good tile job will last, and is a testament to man's skill and ability, and I treat every tile job as such. I work not only for money, but the immense satisfaction of a job well done. I am an artisan.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I enjoy putting my time into something that everyone can enjoy. That, and seeing a satisfied client's face upon completion of the job.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. Many of our clients want to know how to get the biggest bang for their buck. My answer is simple; be honest with me about your budget. One of my specialities is working within a budget to maximize the level and quality of work as well as materials. I know the industry inside and out, styles, materials, designs, fixtures, etc. I can quickly and accurately lay out a beautiful bathroom design and still keep it inside your budget without cutting corners.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Absolutely. Schluter is a german company that designs and manufactures tile accessories. They have wonderful building materials and tile trim that are changing the entire field! With products such as ditra and kerdi board, all types of new things are possible!