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Forum: Tiling 03-22-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 82,568
Posted By Bud Cline
Thompson, Okay here's my opinion and...

Thompson,

Okay here's my opinion and suggestions based on my thirty-five years dealing with stone and clay tile installation and maintenance.

The first thing you should know is that the product...
Forum: Tiling 01-24-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 149,505
Posted By Bud Cline
Now see? I was going to leave that-one alone and...

Now see? I was going to leave that-one alone and not get anything stirred up but it was killing me not to say something. Thanks Ceramictec.

Besides...coming here trying to sell Schluter products...
Forum: Tiling 12-09-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 31,573
Posted By Bud Cline
Same stuff, dismal failure (outdoors) in areas...

Same stuff, dismal failure (outdoors) in areas with weather extremes. Works okay in Texas.
Stones erode from freezing and can be chipped out easily, vertical surfaces de-laminate, epoxies turn...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 06-30-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,609
Posted By Bud Cline
Here's the quote that basically took me out of...

Here's the quote that basically took me out of the game too.
A local builder I have done work for for years came to me with a remodel. The job was two bathrooms in a split level home. One was up...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 06-30-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,609
Posted By Bud Cline
Back when TLS was an infant I was blessed with an...

Back when TLS was an infant I was blessed with an abundance of free product gifted to me by the creator. The concept was genius and worked super well. I was totally satisfied with the results.
...
Forum: Tiling 03-26-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 57,820
Posted By Bud Cline
Still around. Just too much bullchit too often....

Still around.
Just too much bullchit too often.
Time to back away. :)
Forum: Flooring 10-23-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 39,301
Posted By Bud Cline
I think generally speaking the masses are easily...

I think generally speaking the masses are easily lied to and brainwashed by companies like The Home Depot when they represent things like tile installations as being a no-brainer and easy. Installing...
Forum: Flooring 10-23-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 39,301
Posted By Bud Cline
FWIW: I know of a local tile store that once...

FWIW:

I know of a local tile store that once used Type I mastic to install their cement board products. Of course the cost is way up there when compared to thinset. You can't compare other...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 04-14-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,609
Posted By Bud Cline
Get the hydraulics of the thinset right the first...

Get the hydraulics of the thinset right the first time and sticking the tile to the ceiling isn't really a big deal. I have never had a ceiling tile (of any size) in a shower drop.

I did however...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 03-04-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,116
Posted By Bud Cline
I have to agree that Hydroban looks and feels and...

I have to agree that Hydroban looks and feels and applies and acts different than Redgard. I've only used Hydroban on two jobs so far but my thoughts are it is far superior to Redgard and HPG.
...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 02-13-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,116
Posted By Bud Cline
Custom's product is Redgard Liquid Waterproofing....

Custom's product is Redgard Liquid Waterproofing. They say it can be used for a shower pan but I know of no one that will use it for that purpose. Too many possibilities for error in my opinion. The...
Forum: Tiling 02-13-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,203
Posted By Bud Cline
That comment kind of threw me a curve for minute....

That comment kind of threw me a curve for minute.

I suppose in the days of ungauged slate that was about one inch thick and more and came in wooden cribs I would agree. But with today's home...
Forum: Tiling 01-18-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 50,383
Posted By Bud Cline
Whose really in the driver's seat here? Take...

Whose really in the driver's seat here?

Take it all out a redo it using KERDI Drain and KERDI Mat, It would be about a two hour job to get moving back in a positive direction. There is no good...
Forum: Electrical 01-13-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 79,639
Posted By Bud Cline
Don't always hit the hole anymore but yes...I get...

Don't always hit the hole anymore but yes...I get up to pee.:) One day I won't have that to worry about - I'll be wearing Depends.:)
Forum: Electrical 01-13-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 79,639
Posted By Bud Cline
"Three score" ??? You're still a kid to us old...

"Three score" ???
You're still a kid to us old farts that get up three times during the night to pee.:)
Forum: Masonry 12-23-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 27,158
Posted By Bud Cline
The thing is......... Those products all...

The thing is.........

Those products all come with very clear instructions. Why wouldn't a person make the installation according to the manufacturers recommendations? Making it up as you go...
Forum: Flooring Picture Post 12-23-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 49,609
Posted By Bud Cline
I have the same problem with the Lash that Angus...

I have the same problem with the Lash that Angus has. The tab has too much curve on the foot and therefore requires way too much thinset most of the time. I suppose it would be OK on very large tiles...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 12-23-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,786
Posted By Bud Cline
If you are going to grind it (and I'm thinking...

If you are going to grind it (and I'm thinking you are), you better get with it or you're gonna have a helluva mess if you wait too long.:)

What the hell kind of a concrete finishing crew dumps a...
Forum: Flooring 12-20-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,103
Posted By Bud Cline
A lot of today's (Portland) grouts already have...

A lot of today's (Portland) grouts already have the necessary additives. I would be careful so as not to wreck that chemistry.:)
Forum: Tiling 12-19-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,551
Posted By Bud Cline
I would 1000% agree with the above post.:) Don't...

I would 1000% agree with the above post.:) Don't even get caught up in one of those deals.:)
Forum: Electrical 12-19-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 79,639
Posted By Bud Cline
AH! Had me goin' there for a minute.:):shutup:

AH! Had me goin' there for a minute.:):shutup:
Forum: Tiling 12-13-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,486
Posted By Bud Cline
Allow me to just throw this out and let it land...

Allow me to just throw this out and let it land where it will.

For those that insist mastic is OK in wet areas because they have torn out wet areas where mastic was used and everything was fine...
Forum: Tiling 12-11-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,014
Posted By Bud Cline
I'm going to jump in here (Hi Rich) to also...

I'm going to jump in here (Hi Rich) to also mention the Grout Grabber is a great tool. I was involved in testing the Grout Grabber long before it ever hit the market. That was years ago and I still...
Forum: Tiling 12-03-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,088
Posted By Bud Cline
EMINNYS, You have been getting quality...

EMINNYS,

You have been getting quality answers so far, it is your questions that need improvement.

There are many varieties of thinset on the market. They are concocted with varying recipes...
Forum: Remodeling 12-02-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,927
Posted By Bud Cline
OK, now that's something I can relate to. Just...

OK, now that's something I can relate to. Just kill her.:)
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