BAL Grip Plus 15ltr is rated
Rated 3 out of
VERY SLOW TO DRY.
THIS PRODUCT WAS DISAPPOINTING. THE PRODUCT TOOK 3 TO 4 DAYS TO DRY OUT PROPERLY. THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE AGE OF THE TUBS AS THE USE BY DATE WAS ONLY A WEEK AWAY FROM WHEN WE PURCHASED AND USED THEM.
Date published: 2016-03-07
Rated 5 out of
Pricing discrepancies - Brilliant product
Firstly let it be said that this is a top-quality product. I have used many and this is up there with the best and certainly knocks the spots off the dubious rubbish touted by a certain large DIY chain.
Yes it is is a bit thick, but this is an advantage in that you can often have a situation where you need a thicker bed on a small patch of uneven wall & the thickness of the adhesive helps to stop the tile slipping or sagging. If you want the mix runnier for more speed on a dead flat (i.e plaster-boarded) wall then all you need to do is to dip your fingers in water, let the half-dozen drops fall from your hand onto the adhesive in the tub & mix into the top half inch or so with your notched trowel. Dead easy & takes seconds and you have a lovely easy consistency. I believe a thicker adhesive is far better than having some watered-down runny old slop that won't be thick enough when you need it.
Pricing is an issue however - as are the 15 litre tubs. I'm a fat, unfit 58 year old who's none too keen on a coronary being brought on by the size & weight of the 15 litre tubs. The tiles are heavy enough!!! Can we have the 10 litre ones back please?
Topps say the 15 litre tubs are cheaper than the 10's. On this website, 5 mins ago I saw - 10 litres @ £15, 15 litres @ £25. Topps - do the maths! Dearer overall AND dearer per litre!
Date published: 2015-11-25