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Shower valve solutions

I literally just finished all of our shower tile work in our new basement bathroom. Upon doing so, the wife informed me she would like to change the color scheme *eyeroll*. So, here's my dilemma and...
03-10-21, 08:12 AM
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Sorry I left that out. I will be using Redgard. I...

Sorry I left that out. I will be using Redgard. I am more concerned with the two silicone areas less than an inch away from each other.
03-09-21, 11:21 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Definitely a perfect use for a transition strip....

Definitely a perfect use for a transition strip. I recently put in a new floor upstairs and didn't use transition strips. It was a time consuming headache and wish I would have.
03-09-21, 11:18 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Waterproofing shower

Hardiebacker installed with two 12"x12" tile-redi niches. I have the following questions:
1) Shower pan instructions say to caulk 1/8" gap between Hardiebacker and pan lip and then caulk 1/8" gap...
03-07-21, 08:33 PM
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Awesome. I just got a little freaked out when I...

Awesome. I just got a little freaked out when I saw the 4th wire (red) as I don't have any Reda coming into my switch box. I won't be hooking up receptacles for a week or so but just getting to put...
03-07-21, 07:59 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Bathroom exhaust fan

First off, thank you to you all for getting me through my basement finish! This site has been extremely helpful. Onto my question, I have installed my bathroom exhaust fan. The fan has...
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Do I know for sure that my cable won't work with...

Do I know for sure that my cable won't work with my Eero router? I guess I don't- just going off what they told me as the reasoning for needing a separate modem & router. I currently have the Eero...
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Posted By EGrant23

Two routers = two networks?

Quick synopsis: We have internet/wireless cable through the same company. I have a separate router & modem. The router is an Actiontec needed for our wireless cable. Our WiFi is spotted in some areas...
02-23-21, 04:27 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Mustee 3060L shower pan

I am installing a Mustee 3060L acrylic shower pan in my basement bathroon. This will be installed on concrete. I am having a challenging time figuring out how exactly go go about installing this. The...
02-13-21, 10:23 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Basement half wall

Thoughts on how to go about this half wall on all the exterior walls in my basement? I have framed 2x4 walls up to the height of the half cinder block wall and installed installation. Above the half...
02-13-21, 07:41 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Thanks PJ! Worked like a charm. Not quite sure...

Thanks PJ! Worked like a charm. Not quite sure why I couldn't figure that out on my own. Lots of wires to deal with and here I thought I was being super smart and by the book using a separate...
02-13-21, 07:05 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

The original picture was from when I removed the...

The original picture was from when I removed the light. In the junction box, I have whites together, grounds together, and the blacks + red together. Coming out of that box to the light junction box,...
02-13-21, 06:10 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

New light stays on

I put a new light in our laundry room. This was a tricky install as I had (2) 14/2 running in from the breaker. These two supply the power to the basement and a 14/3 running into the old light. I...
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Posted By EGrant23

WiFi extender

Hi all! We received a WiFi extender from our internet company. I thought tonight would be a good night to try it out. My laptop connected to it right away and I ran a speed test, and I was pleased...
02-02-21, 08:26 AM
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Posted By EGrant23

Smart suggestion with the CBU on the ceiling. I...

Smart suggestion with the CBU on the ceiling. I will definitely be doing that. Do I leave a gap between the ceiling and wall CBU as well? Do I need to leave gaps between all panels as well or can...
02-01-21, 09:26 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Tiling shower

I will soon be tiling our shower in our basement finish and I have a few questions. I have done some floor tile before, but this is my first opportunity with a shower. Installing a 30"x60" wide...
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A/V conduit run

In my basement finish before drywall, I have decided to run 25' HDMI and Ethernet cords from the area where the TV will be mounted to where the router and modem are in the laundry area. The ceiling...
01-27-21, 02:21 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

I was unable to get them out because they're...

I was unable to get them out because they're 4'x12', I can get 4'x8' down. I cut them down, took them down, and got rid of them this afternoon. I went out and purchased new 5/8" sheetrock. I'll suck...
01-27-21, 07:45 AM
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Posted By EGrant23

Thanks for the replies guys. I found a highly...

Thanks for the replies guys. I found a highly recommended finisher who only finishes, doesn't hang. I hung and finished my 3 stall garage when we moved in a few years ago so I do have some experience...
01-26-21, 08:33 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Thanks for the quick reply. I removed it a few...

Thanks for the quick reply. I removed it a few months after it was hung, removed each and every screw and have had it stored in my basement off the ground since. It's in good shape outside of the...
01-26-21, 05:57 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Drywall

I am just about to start hanging drywall in my basement. I have a company coming out to do the finish work. This house is 3 years old and the builder had to drywall the basement ceiling. I removed...
01-17-21, 11:22 AM
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Posted By EGrant23

Thanks for the quick replies! Yeah, like I said,...

Thanks for the quick replies! Yeah, like I said, he comes highly recommended and only does the finishing. I've had two other quotes from guys who insist on hanging drywall and they were right around...
01-16-21, 09:13 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Basement finish

This may be a loaded post but I'll do my best to keep it clear. We are in the process of finishing my basement. I have found a mudder/taper who comes with high reviews. I have done all of the work in...
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Posted By EGrant23

Supply in bathroom? Yay or nay?

I'm in the process of finishing our basement of our 3 year old home. I have completed all of the duct work in the basement, but wanted to get some opinions on a heat supply for the bathroom. The...
01-01-21, 05:16 PM
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Posted By EGrant23

Window sealing

So I am in the process of finishing my basement. The builder did a poor job sealing around the windows, so I went back over it with foam. The excess will be trimmed when it's dry. My main concern is...
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