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Thank you

Thank you three for your responses! It seems I just didn't run enough water to fill the trap. The aerator on the faucet minimized the water flow enough that I needed to run the water a bit longer...
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Methane smell in new bathroom!

Ok I installed a new toilet without problem. Then I put the new vanity in and spent three days of frustration running back and forth to the hardware store trying to get the P-trap set-up in. I...
05-26-10, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Terry2fish

Thank you Chandler! Yes we did glue it down first...

Thank you Chandler! Yes we did glue it down first and I think we lacked adequate pressure to set the screws with the automatic screw gun. The screws we used were recommended for use in the plywood...
05-25-10, 05:59 PM
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Problem with screws in plywood sub-floor

We have just gotten the new OSB plywood sub-floor in to replace the termite infested 2x6 T&G sub-floor. The automatic screw gun we rented left many of the screws not all the way screwed in. In some...
05-09-10, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Terry2fish

Thanks Just Bill! I will do research on the epoxy...

Thanks Just Bill! I will do research on the epoxy grout...hadn't heard about it but if it will keep grout clean I want it if at all possible.
05-09-10, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Terry2fish

Question Kitchen tiles as backsplash

I am planning to tile the space between my stone counter tops and my upper cabinets. I am wondering if I can put the tiles on the sheetrock that is already there or if I need some other underlayment...
01-13-10, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Terry2fish

Cement flooring over T&G subfloor?

I am not sure this is the right section of the forums for this question but it was my best choice.

I am in the middle of a major remodel that just keeps growing. I originally thought we would do...
12-08-09, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Terry2fish

Replacing Rim Joist across front of house

We are doing some major structural repairs to replace termite damaged girders and joists. We have removed the rotted wood and have blocks supporting the walls. There are several questions we have to...
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Posted By Terry2fish

Replacing Rim Joist across front of house

We are doing some major structural repairs to replace termite damaged girders and joists. We have removed the rotted wood and have blocks supporting the walls. There are several questions we have to...
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Posted By Terry2fish

Thank you much for the response. I had hardwood...

Thank you much for the response. I had hardwood floors in the past and loved them. I had four children and a dog then. The floors were aged when I bought that house and the process continued as we...
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Comparing Laminate and hardwood flooring

We have pulled up all the carpet already. We are doing some repairs of wood rot in a couple rooms currently. We were planning to put in click lock hardwood floors to replace the carpeting. We have...
11-29-09, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Terry2fish

Thank you Hot and Jaz for your prompt responses....

Thank you Hot and Jaz for your prompt responses. That jack hammer looks impressive, but we will see if it does the job! I will report back and let you know if we had to order dynamite as my brother...
11-29-09, 03:48 AM
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Posted By Terry2fish

Problem with shower tile removal

Just bought a fixer house "as is" from a bank. It has wood rot in the main bathroom. The stand alone shower seems to have mud walls. The termite inspection says the shower pan and drain were...
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