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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-07-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 39,071
Posted By mmullen
I just started a grouting job using CBP Polyblend...

I just started a grouting job using CBP Polyblend Sanded grout (brilliant white).

Odor reports scared me so I did a large test board first. No odor. I've grouted a few square feet of the shower so...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,661
Posted By mmullen
Good caulk to use to embed tempered glass

I'll be grouting and caulking the inside of my shower in the next couple of weeks and would like recommendations on sealant around the bottom of the glass wall which is sitting on setting blocks and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-29-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,729
Posted By mmullen
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: The Mud Box 03-27-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 302,909
Posted By mmullen
Wow! As much as I think the pants around the...

Wow! As much as I think the pants around the thighs is hilarious and inappropriate in most settings, it is freedom of expression, not indecent exposure.

This makes New Orleans officially a nanny...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,729
Posted By mmullen
Very nice Chucky!

Very nice Chucky!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-27-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By mmullen
I was under the impression that WediBoard would...

I was under the impression that WediBoard would function as a vapor barrier.

Pricey stuff but a warm, dry floor would be priceless.
Forum: The Mud Box 03-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 302,909
Posted By mmullen
Great story, Laz! :cheers: (I couldn't...

Great story, Laz!

:cheers:

(I couldn't find the 'smiley' with the helmet shaped beer stein)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 193,163
Posted By mmullen
That can't be right. If a grout couldn't...

That can't be right.

If a grout couldn't handle 110F, it couldn't be used on any floor that received direct sunlight. A surface in direct sunlight can easily reach temperatures hot enough to fry...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,729
Posted By mmullen
I agree, recessed is my preference. It's...

I agree, recessed is my preference.

It's very hard to find a good one these days. I want mine like the top brands in the 1960's - heavy gauge steel with a thick, non-wavy chrome coating (or...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-25-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,748
Posted By mmullen
Cities with strong housing markets will have a...

Cities with strong housing markets will have a higher correlation with your needs than cities that have rapidly growing populations (because low-wage earners do not typically hire custom tile...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By mmullen
I guess I was simply pointing out that the...

I guess I was simply pointing out that the private sector is not always as efficient and responsive to peoples needs as is often trumpeted. It makes no sense to have instructors who have no practical...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,319
Posted By mmullen
I still meet an occasional person who scoffs at...

I still meet an occasional person who scoffs at the idea of a car or truck with fuel injection. Having lived with carburetors for decades, I was pleasantly surprised with my first fuel injected car...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 22,004
Posted By mmullen
When mold doesn't have enough moisture to...

When mold doesn't have enough moisture to actively grow it doesn't die - it goes dormant. It can remain dormant for thousands of years.

In any case, I can't believe someone would construct...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-24-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By mmullen
Yep. That's what happens when you have government...

Yep. That's what happens when you have government involved in something that should be privately run.:rolleyes:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-24-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By mmullen
In my limited experience the Hardie is very...

In my limited experience the Hardie is very thirsty and a light surface wetting can just prime the layers underneath to continue wicking moisture from the thinset. It works best if the Hardie is more...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 101,426
Posted By mmullen
Marty, I don't think that's too strong because...

Marty, I don't think that's too strong because that's EXACTLY what it comes down to.
Forum: The Mud Box 03-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
I see. I suppose that's why conservatives want to...

I see. I suppose that's why conservatives want to force all women to carry every pregnancy to full term and throw her in jail if she decides she's not ready to have a child. That sounds like the...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-13-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
And seeing what passes for "common sense" these...

And seeing what passes for "common sense" these days, that's a very good thing.

The whole idea of insurance is to spread the cost around evenly so it's affordable to all. To say that men should be...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-12-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By mmullen
If you didn't make enough to owe taxes, there...

If you didn't make enough to owe taxes, there won't be any penalty.
Forum: The Mud Box 03-12-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
Single men? Are you one of those people who...

Single men?

Are you one of those people who thinks conception can only happen if you're married?

And why should women be required to have coverage for prostrate cancer? It would be much cheaper...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-08-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
Ed, you will find the conservatives touting polls...

Ed, you will find the conservatives touting polls that say over 50% oppose ACA but those numbers include the far left who want a more socialized form of the ACA. It's easy to make lies with...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-08-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
Leon, my mistake, you are correct on this issue,...

Leon, my mistake, you are correct on this issue, the Democrats passed the Affordable Care Act without any help from the party of "just say no".

That will come back to bite them because the ACA is...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
Leon, I don't know what to say. You are aware...

Leon, I don't know what to say. You are aware than a number of Republican supported the ACA?

Also, financial analysis by the CBO determined that repeal of the ACA would increase the Federal...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
Yes, while I think they have been doing a fine...

Yes, while I think they have been doing a fine job with political compromise, most of my liberal friends who are disappointed with Obama are disappointed with him for the very reason that he has been...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-08-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,691
Posted By mmullen
I studied his charts there but when I click on...

I studied his charts there but when I click on the CPI data it says that's for access by subscription only whereas the statisticians at the Bureau of Labor Statistics are open (they release the exact...
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