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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-30-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
"quick set" dry pack / deck mud?

Can I concoct such an animal?

Recently talking to a kitchen and bath dealer about subing cabinet installs and bath remodels ... the guy sees my portfolio and asked about all the customer shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-30-2005, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,013
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
basic/cheap/thin wall tiles ... it'll work OK...

basic/cheap/thin wall tiles ... it'll work OK with the "tile bit" ...

another other than those ... it won't work.

decided to experiment with the plumbing holes on a job where the van was parked...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2004, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
without seeing the room in person ... I'd...

without seeing the room in person ...

I'd say try a test layout of both diagonal and running bond patterns ...

those may help take the length away from the skinny room ...

Jeff
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2004, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,381
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
help the materials that are already in dry a...

help the materials that are already in dry a little faster ...

you have a vent fan right?

think about changing the shower light to a light/vent combo ...

and wire the bath vent to an...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2004, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,061
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
OR .... use the additive and give it plenty...

OR ....

use the additive and give it plenty of time to cure before grouting

but keep in mind ... that's going against the man's install instructions ....

Jeff
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-17-2004, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,061
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
If you use the Ditra ... skip the Keralastic. ...

If you use the Ditra ... skip the Keralastic.
Kerabond mixed with water is "unmodified" ... which is what's recommended for the Ditra.

Jeff
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-13-2003, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
new..thicker....ply subfloor...

I'm posting a question here that was brought up on the FHb site.

There's a fairly new subfloor....GP ToughPly Sturd-I-Floor....

7/8th thick. They say it's 3.86 times "stiffer"....than standard...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-24-2003, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,370
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
Tile's down and the grouts done. And I'm...

Tile's down and the grouts done.

And I'm still alive to take about it!

The schedule got all screwed up and I had most the tile set before I even drywalled....but that's another story....
...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-24-2003, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
To add to what JC said.... as a trim carp...

To add to what JC said....

as a trim carp I've cut miles and miles of door bottoms....

and for wood/masonite doors....

do as he suggested.....set the straight edge..set the sat at 1/16th or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2003, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
John... Have had his book for a coupla years...

John...

Have had his book for a coupla years now.....just got yours in the mail last week.

Taunton and JLC are pretty well interwound......always thought it funny that Taunton put out his book...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,370
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
JC..definitely! My main tile GC's have...

JC..definitely!

My main tile GC's have accounts at Best....and they know me at the pro desk....so I have no problem getting what I need and signing it to their accounts...and I work purely labor...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,370
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
Yup...Best Tile. That's our go to place. So...

Yup...Best Tile.

That's our go to place. So you can probably guess....I usually pick up around back(so I can talk to the cute blonds)....but the customer talked to one of the showroom guys up...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-20-2003, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
While we're on the subjest of sales/business...

While we're on the subjest of sales/business here....

I'll take the chance I'm not stepping on the houses toes and recommend another website that has a sometimes pretty good business page on their...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-19-2003, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
That phrase has been around a long time in the...

That phrase has been around a long time in the sales world.

The more customers that hear it.....the easier all our lives would be. Everytime I read it...I appreciate how it simplifies most of our...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-19-2003, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,370
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
ColorFast Easy-Clean grout???

ColorFast Easy-Clean Grout.....

is this stuff touted as "teflon grout"...

just another form of epoxy grout?

And.....while the tile store guy is pushing it on the customer.....I still have...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-14-2003, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,146
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
bbcamp..... it's the Negril Yacht Club....

bbcamp.....

it's the Negril Yacht Club. Right about mid-Negril......mid point between the cliffs and the beach.

Absolutely yhe best non-beach bar. Great first and /or second night stop. One of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-12-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
for what it's worth..... it'll now be a...

for what it's worth.....

it'll now be a standard tear out and install.

The floor came up easy enough....in the small area I opened up for the plumber.......we decided to rip it all and go...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-12-2003, 06:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,146
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
U sure no Elvis stuff? I could do a little...

U sure no Elvis stuff?

I could do a little something about getting married by Elvis in Vegas?

Have a slide show with the wedding pics maybe?

Ok...run it is.

Let's all meet up at my...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
if the sub floor isn't particle board...which...

if the sub floor isn't particle board...which souldn't happen in any part of the country.....

hardibacker now warrenties their stuff for use over vinyl.

the thinset's gotta meet some ANSI...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2003, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
thanks for the re-direct, John. Seems like a...

thanks for the re-direct, John.

Seems like a good bunch ya got here.

The tile in question is set solid in a thick 50 year old mudbed.

House is build way solid...found out the hard...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-11-2003, 07:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,146
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
Wow! I never been quite one for a lack of...

Wow!

I never been quite one for a lack of words....

.........yet here I am!


What'd you kids do.......kill the last new guy or something?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2003, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
I'll speak after the main course is served..... ...

I'll speak after the main course is served.....

till then........



and I just saw I put this in the wrong folder.

Jeff
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-10-2003, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
tile over tile..no dw problems...but...

a question for the pro's in the know.....

most bullet proof "tile over tile" system?

Who says what?

I'll be dealing with old but in good shape 2x2.....small bath floor....and going over with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2003, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,507
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
John...and JC. I saw that. I'm city center...

John...and JC.

I saw that. I'm city center on Mot Washington, but work all over.
Have seen JC's website. Beaver, I think?

A little ways from me, but not too far. I do a lot of subbing, where a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,507
Posted By Jeff J. Buck
What's to loose? he's right! Not much under...

What's to loose?

he's right! Not much under a DW......just make sure the motor don't rub on the floor.......thinking bag vibration.

Maybe some sorta imporvised rubber isolation mat slipped...
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