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Thanks, guys, but being the picture uploading is...

Thanks, guys, but being the picture uploading is still down, I went ahead and tried a few things today on my own and think I found something that's going to work.

Happy Holidays!
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marksr, I tried that but my files, even though...

marksr, I tried that but my files, even though they are small, will not upload. I think I may have previous photos on my account taking up the space as I get a quota error after trying to upload...
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Posted By kennyv519

Drywall Re-framing Help

I had a drainage system installed in my basement along one finished wall. They removed a portion of the lower drywall as well as the framing in order to install a water barrier against the...
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Posted By kennyv519

Porch Gutter

Anyone have any ideas on a gutter I can install on the front portion of my side porch to prevent water from running on the steps and freezing solid in the winter?

Are there any prefabbed small...
03-11-17, 02:25 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Acrylic Shower Walls - Gap Filler Thoughts

I put up my acrylic shower walls a few days ago in the basement bathroom but have a gap above the walls that I'm stumped on what to use to cover it. It's only about four inches high and 38" long on...
03-10-17, 12:48 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Escutcheon Gap

Can I simply caulk the gap that is between the shower valve and escutcheon as shown in the attached photo? I had to basically find parts for this as the previous owner of my home had things tore down...
03-09-17, 01:23 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Wax Toilet Rings

Do these rings by chance come WITHOUT the plastic funnel thing on them? I installed my AS toilet in my basement the other day and the included ring had this funnel on it. The toilet does not sit...
02-12-17, 10:30 AM
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Posted By kennyv519

PJmax, can't use that as it will burn through the...

PJmax, can't use that as it will burn through the acrylic as it's a heavy petroleum type adhesive. This is the problem I'm faced with, findind something that will stick to hardi board and NOT burn...
02-12-17, 10:11 AM
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Posted By kennyv519

Acrylic shower walls

I need to glue shower walls to cement backer board. The manufacturer recommends Liquid Nails N715 or N915. I used this adhesive on a friends walls recently and the adhesive did not stick and the...
01-31-17, 01:28 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Guys, I bought a bag of the TEC Porcelein mortar...

Guys, I bought a bag of the TEC Porcelein mortar to use at the recommendation of the Lowe's worker but don't think this is correct.

Can someone please recommend the exact type of mix I need to buy...
01-26-17, 02:24 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Bathroom Wall Ceramic Tile

When I start to put up my ceramic tile in my shower downstairs, do I need to have bull nose pieces on the ends where the tile will meet the drywall?
01-24-17, 12:35 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Type of mortar?

What type of mortar would I need to install a 38" neo-angle shower pan?

Would the premixed stuff work well or should I go with the bagged material?
01-21-17, 02:44 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Vapor barrier in bathroom ?

Re-doing a basement bathroom and want to tile to shower stall. I have the Hardi Backerboard and have insulated the walls with R-19.

Do I need a vapor barrier over the insulation prior to...
01-14-17, 02:24 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Old Mix Valve Removal

Attached is a photo of the mix valve that is currently installed in line in my basement shower. I have a new valve to go in but was wondering how this old valve would come out???

It appears it was...
01-12-17, 01:07 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Toilet flange question

I have a three inch waste line in my basement bathroom. The flange that was on that line was a four inch that fit over the outside of the drain pipe. I purchased a three inch flange to fit inside the...
12-24-16, 06:11 AM
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Posted By kennyv519

I think the leak was both from the toilet tank...

I think the leak was both from the toilet tank and the shower drain. When I removed the drain flange on the shower drain yesterday, it certainly wasn't glued to the drain pipe as it simply lifted...
12-23-16, 02:49 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

I demo hammered the tile off the floor today. The...

I demo hammered the tile off the floor today. The tile portion was a real SOB to do and I had to use the electric demo hammer to get the tile up. This also picked up some of the tile set in some...
12-17-16, 10:55 AM
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Posted By kennyv519

Thanks, XS. I'm thinking the leak could have been...

Thanks, XS. I'm thinking the leak could have been from the toilet that was in there. While taking it apart, it appeared the tank had a slope to it and one of the anchor bolts was bent.

It still...
12-17-16, 10:22 AM
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Posted By kennyv519

Well, the wall to the left of where the toilet...

Well, the wall to the left of where the toilet goes gets wet on the outside floor/carpet.

So if I chisel up all the concrete, I need to fill in the space with new concrete is what you're saying?
12-17-16, 09:36 AM
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Posted By kennyv519

Bathroom Floor

I'm in the process of redoing the downstairs basement bathroom. It appears to me that the floor is tiled over concrete. It seems that the previous owners may have just opened some "ditches" in the...
12-11-16, 06:56 AM
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Posted By kennyv519

chandler, I was kind of hoping to replace the neo...

chandler, I was kind of hoping to replace the neo angle with another like base and shower doors. I think the base that was in there was the biggest that can be installed (42"?). The one I removed had...
12-10-16, 02:23 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Neo-Angle shower base

I'm redoing my basement bathroom and tore out the shower today. The shower base had thick styrofoam on the underside and what appears to be a mortar base on the floor. I'll attach a photo of the...
11-29-16, 01:05 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Thank you, Chandler. I will look into the Roxul...

Thank you, Chandler. I will look into the Roxul R15.
11-28-16, 01:06 PM
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Posted By kennyv519

Basement Bathroom

I have gutted my downstairs bathroom and am preparing to start putting it all back together. I wanted to ask for opinions on what to use for insulation in the walls behind where the shower stall will...
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Posted By kennyv519

I located the wiring in the cut off portion of...

I located the wiring in the cut off portion of the mount outside and it is Romex. Can anyone tell me how to go about seeing if there is continuos power going to these wire tips using the switch...
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