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10-16-09, 08:15 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

A quick question...

What type of silicone or other product would you recommend between a hardwood - tile interface?

Thanks!

DSD
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Thanks GunGuy...

I'll look for flex trim dealers up here in the great white north. I also know of a local staircase manuf./install shop where they may be able to custom bend some trim to fit my need. If all that goes...
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Tile to staircase interface gap...

I've left a 3/16" gap between the edge of my porcelain tile install & the curved base of my staircase; question: I need to cover the gap with a curved moulding & tie it into baseboard moulding arcing...
08-29-09, 12:25 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Thanks...

Job is done!

Appreciated,
Dan
08-29-09, 09:00 AM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Need help with Dimmer install...

Greetings,

I'd like to replace a 3-way switch ( it controls the main floor hall lighting & is tied into the upstairs hall lighting ) with a dimmer switch. Do I need a special style dimmer to...
08-21-09, 06:40 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Thanks....

...much appreciated HotinOKC!

Best,
DSD
08-21-09, 02:51 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Thanks...

...I figured as much!

So 1/2" x 1/2" sq. notch trowel eh? Is that what the shluter folks recommend for ditra? I'm using 5/16" ditra XL with the recommended thinsets, plus a 3/8" tile. This should...
08-20-09, 02:05 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Where to start?

Greetings,

I have about 400 ft2 of 18" x 18" porcelain tile to lay in an area encompassing my front entranceway, then left to a hallway with a powder room off to one side & two closets off to the...
07-27-09, 06:39 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Hmmm....

That doesn't seem to be what the Schluter folks are saying H.-J. They are talking about products ( "Schluter-Systems prefabricated movement joint profiles" ) or materials ( "sill seal" ). I must...
07-27-09, 05:38 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Thanks H.J.!

O.K. - I hear you. Have you ever installed these movement joints? I've got a note into Schulter asking for clarification as I found their manual to be lacking in specific info. on this aspect of the...
07-27-09, 12:20 PM
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Ditra "Movement Joints" - necessary for residential application?

Hello!

Am about to embark on a porcelain tile install on my main floor entrance hall / kitchen / bath / closets & laundry areas ( about 420 ft2 ).

Reading through the Schulter-Ditra...
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

I won't require cans as there is no insulation...

I won't require cans as there is no insulation between the main floor & second floor. Instead, I'll use the "retrofit" style of pot lamp.

Currently, the power-line pops through the drywall...
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Installing pot lighting in an existing finished sheetrock ceiling

Greetings!

Is there an alternative to removing a sizeable area of finished ( kitchen ) coffered ceiling drywall to install 5 pot lights? Currently there exists 4, 4 ft. fluroescent lights...
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Thanks again Core...

I appreciate your speaking in "real wire connection" terms - it's the only way I can see these circuits.

I'm ready to wire!

Later,
DSD
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Thanks Core...

I have a total of 25 pot lights to wire; I recently learned the Canadian Electrical Code will allow up to 1800 watts of lighting on a 15a. circuit, so I'll be wiring 2 circuits of pot lighting - one...
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Posted By DeepSeaDan

Greetings & Salutations!

I have 25-50w. recessed lights to wire as part of a basement reno. I am new to this so please detail any responses to the point of elementary schooling!

Here is my thought for wiring 8 lights...
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