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11-01-14, 11:13 AM
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Posted By suziq31

Calli Bamboo

Hi all! It's been a long time since I posted. Long story short, we fixed up our last house and have moved and are now in the process of building a new place.

So, I'm looking at flooring option...
08-03-11, 07:44 AM
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Posted By suziq31

Grout Removal Tool for Big Project?

Ok, so to follow up on my previous thread about my grout cracking in our downstairs, what tools would you guys suggest for at least 100-200 sq ft of grout removal? I can't imagine the hand grout...
07-29-11, 08:10 AM
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Views: 1,691
Posted By suziq31

Ok, but question.. Isn't a crawlspace normally a...

Ok, but question.. Isn't a crawlspace normally a little bit more humid that the outside, at least in the Deep South where we're so stinking hot and humid all the time?
07-27-11, 11:08 AM
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Posted By suziq31

Johnny, The grout joints are 1/4" and I used...

Johnny,
The grout joints are 1/4" and I used TEC sanded grout. There are field expansion joints every 8-14' depending on the room location and that was done with TEC sanded caulk. No grout between...
07-27-11, 04:41 AM
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Posted By suziq31

The house was build in 96' and has 16" OC joists...

The house was build in 96' and has 16" OC joists that are 2x10 I think... I have preggy brain right now and can't remember off the top of my head. Then there's 3/4" TNG OSB with either a 5/8" or 3/4"...
07-26-11, 05:56 PM
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Posted By suziq31

Ok, so then *if* the moisture in the crawl is...

Ok, so then *if* the moisture in the crawl is what has caused this, and it happened at the beginning of July (~2-7 July), and it was pumped out then, then how long should I wait for the house to dry...
07-26-11, 03:24 PM
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Posted By suziq31

After checking out all the tiles that are on the...

After checking out all the tiles that are on the main floor, it looks like the grout is cracking in every room. Some of these I laid and grouted 1 yr ago, some 6-9 months ago, and most recent was 3...
07-25-11, 12:14 PM
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Posted By suziq31

If I didn't mix the grout properly, would the...

If I didn't mix the grout properly, would the cracks have shown up sooner or is this about the right time frame? I thought I read that if it was a bad grout consistency they'd show up within a month...
07-25-11, 10:10 AM
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Views: 1,691
Posted By suziq31

Grout cracks

Hi All! I've got this section of tile that I installed last Nov. where I've just noticed several hairline cracks have appeared. I've knocked on all the tiles and they all seem to be well bonded. I'm...
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Posted By suziq31

Ok guys! That's good advice! I'll look at a new...

Ok guys! That's good advice! I'll look at a new one :) Thanks!
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Posted By suziq31

Refurbishing an Old Farmhouse Sink???

Hi! We're getting ready to remodel our kitchen and know we want a farmhouse sink. I've been thinking about going with a salvaged farmhouse sink from a local building salvage company but am...
09-15-10, 01:38 PM
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Posted By suziq31

Pantry Shelving Question

I hope this is the right spot for this question...
I'm remodeling my walk in pantry and have some shelving questions. I've been on the fence whether to do wire rack, 1xs like what in there now but...
09-03-10, 09:33 AM
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Views: 981
Posted By suziq31

Sweet! Thanks guys:) I'm really looking forward...

Sweet! Thanks guys:) I'm really looking forward to getting rid of the carpet there!
09-02-10, 11:09 AM
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Views: 981
Posted By suziq31

Tiling over uninsulated spaces???

Hi Again! My next tiling project in my house is the back half of the LR. It is currently carpeted and it looks nasty thanks to all the Carolina clay that has been tracked in and out of the house. One...
08-13-10, 04:03 PM
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Posted By suziq31

Thanks Chandler! Since I know the second bag came...

Thanks Chandler! Since I know the second bag came that way, I'm going to take up the issue with the tile store.

HotinOKC: It's TEC.
08-13-10, 11:40 AM
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Posted By suziq31

Is the grout bad?

I know that thinset shouldn't be left around, opened for long at all or else it will start to react with the moisture in the air and "go bad". Is the same true for grout?
I got a bag of TEC grout...
07-26-10, 07:30 PM
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Posted By suziq31

Right:thumbup: The folks at the tile store put...

Right:thumbup: The folks at the tile store put the primer in with my order as well :)
Thanks Jaz! I really appreciate the help :)
07-26-10, 02:54 PM
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Posted By suziq31

Thanks Jaz :) What you're saying about the...

Thanks Jaz :) What you're saying about the subfloor being expanded makes sense... It's only been ~100F w/ 90%+ humidity here in SC!
Picking up SLC from the tile store in the morning and it'll...
07-21-10, 09:30 AM
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Views: 6,914
Posted By suziq31

Hey Johnnie! Yes, I have checked the floor for...

Hey Johnnie! Yes, I have checked the floor for flatness and there are two spots (where all the foot traffic has been) that dip down. One dips a little more than 1/4" and the other just under 1/4",...
07-18-10, 05:33 AM
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Posted By suziq31

Actually.... In peeling up some of the vinyl last...

Actually.... In peeling up some of the vinyl last night, I see that unlike the bathroom I did a few months ago, this stuff is just perimeter bound and is coming up nice and clean. So, unless I hear...
07-17-10, 02:23 PM
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Views: 6,914
Posted By suziq31

Prepping floor for ditra??

So, I'm starting my next tiling project... tiling just about the entire downstairs to our place-~550ft^2. I'm going to be doing one room at a time over the next couple months and I've got some...
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Posted By suziq31

Sweet! Thanks Lefty:) I'll look around some more...

Sweet! Thanks Lefty:) I'll look around some more to find the pieces.
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Views: 3,877
Posted By suziq31

P- trap questions

Hi everyone:) I got a new faucet set for my new countertop/sink combo that's going in my remodeled bath. Here's my questions:
1-The pop-up drain that came with the faucet is 1 1/4" but the plumbing...
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Posted By suziq31

Beekrock- Go with more toilet space! Ours was...

Beekrock-
Go with more toilet space! Ours was done to the 15" and not a millimeter more and it was really cramped. That was one of the driving forces for remodeling my spare bath.
Buyers will...
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Posted By suziq31

Toilet flange extender not lining up

I just tiled my spare bath floor and will be installing the new toilet soon. I was playing around with the flange extender kit this morning to see how it would fit and noticed that if I lined the...
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