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10-18-07, 06:20 AM
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Posted By JasonB

It's a medium to light texture, too light to be...

It's a medium to light texture, too light to be scraped.
I think it's the bulletproof semi-goss paint that's giving me the fits when it comes to sanding. I got 60 grit paper and my electric sander...
10-17-07, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,239
Posted By JasonB

Existing painted ceiling meets new drywall, tape questions?

Bathroom renovation, YEAH!
I have an existing painted & textured ceiling, and new drywall walls.
How do I prep that existing ceiling to make sure the tape/mud will adhere? Please tell me that mud...
08-25-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,090
Posted By JasonB

Tilebri your help is, well, almost priceless. ...

Tilebri your help is, well, almost priceless.

How do I handle the joint between the hardi and the green sheetrock along a flat wall? Mud or mortar?
Also, where exactly should I locate this seam?...
08-25-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,027
Posted By JasonB

To continue this line of questioning... If I'm...

To continue this line of questioning...
If I'm in the same situation regarding one row of bullnose tiles past the tub, how do I best install the backing? I'm at bare studs now and I'm going to use...
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By JasonB

I think tow guy and OKC are correct, the only...

I think tow guy and OKC are correct, the only thing I would add is when testing a "spot", make it a larger spot. Many people rub out a 2 inch diameter area and it looks great. Try it on a 12 inch...
Replies: 5
Views: 3,389
Posted By JasonB

If the sticker is on glass that has no...

If the sticker is on glass that has no aftermarket tinting or defroster lines then start with a fresh razor blade to scrape. Then a solvent to disolve the remaining residue if needed. Put the...
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Views: 928
Posted By JasonB

The best way to maintain new paint isn't such a...

The best way to maintain new paint isn't such a mystery or as expensive as many auto dealers and wax companies would have you believe. Simply follow the car's owner's manual instructions. They all...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By JasonB

craiger, It's all a matter of how deep the...

craiger,
It's all a matter of how deep the scratches are. Here's what I tell my customers on the phone when they ask questions similar to yours... If you can feel the scratch with your fingernail...
08-24-07, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,090
Posted By JasonB

Yeah it sounds like fun, so much fun that I'm...

Yeah it sounds like fun, so much fun that I'm going to the vinyl flooring store today to pick out a design.

Thanks so much for the help!
08-22-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,307
Posted By JasonB

Finding my floor deflection rating...

I'm installing a new ceramic tile floor in a bathroom and here's what my current floor construction is: 4x4 piers supporting 4x8 beams every 4 feet, beams are spaced 4 feet on center, then 2x6 T&G...
08-22-07, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,090
Posted By JasonB

Uh oh, is a can of worms in my future? Yes, pier...

Uh oh, is a can of worms in my future? Yes, pier and beam, 4x8 beams spaced 4ft on center, supported every 4feet.
Go ahead, hit me, I can take it.
08-22-07, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,090
Posted By JasonB

Just to clarify, I have 2x6 T&G planking, not...

Just to clarify, I have 2x6 T&G planking, not 3/4", but I still understand your point. In my case you're saying I should be more concerned with lateral shrinkage/expansion from temperature and...
08-22-07, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,090
Posted By JasonB

Ok, this makes more sense, thank you so much for...

Ok, this makes more sense, thank you so much for the clarification.

1/2" plywood for more floor ridgidity to minimize flex?
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