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06-28-08, 04:39 PM
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Views: 8,656
Posted By Bud Cline

If you removed everything on the floors down to...

If you removed everything on the floors down to the joists then you should be going back with "subfloor material". In your case they are calling it 3/4" but in reality it is manufactured to 23/32"...
06-28-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,040
Posted By Bud Cline

1. You have ***************** 2. Never...

1. You have *****************

2. Never ****************

Start over and hire a professional.:wall:
06-27-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By Bud Cline

"Busted out the square"??? What the heck does...

"Busted out the square"??? What the heck does that mean? I assume you cut the vanity base to fit around the baseboard? Is that what you are talking about?

I hate it when someone uses a highly...
06-27-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,613
Posted By Bud Cline

Understanding the terms may save you. It isn't...

Understanding the terms may save you. It isn't recommended that you "drill" granite and especially NOT using percussion.

Instead you would do as Hot says and use a diamond hole "saw". Water will...
06-26-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,835
Posted By Bud Cline

cwbuff, Since I made the statement I suppose...

cwbuff,

Since I made the statement I suppose I should be the one to qualify it.



Even though construction adhesive (better known as Liquid Nails) comes in a bucket and can be spreadable with...
06-24-08, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,599
Posted By Bud Cline

BULL-LONEY!!! HEY!!! I KNOW!!! They could...

BULL-LONEY!!!


HEY!!! I KNOW!!! They could use the 1/4" Hardie with the little grids and be really eclectic.:)
06-24-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,835
Posted By Bud Cline

All true. Construction adhesive under...

All true.

Construction adhesive under backerboard is the worst thing you can do, even more-so than using nothing at all.:)
06-24-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,599
Posted By Bud Cline

This was probably a joke back in 05 when the post...

This was probably a joke back in 05 when the post first appeared and it remains a joke today.:thumbdn:
06-23-08, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,840
Posted By Bud Cline

acitech, The very first thing you need is a...

acitech,

The very first thing you need is a better understanding of how all this stuff works. Not being offensive but man you don't have a clue so far.:D

Take a look at the above link on how...
06-23-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Bud Cline

No one else does. Just keep your homeowners...

No one else does.

Just keep your homeowners premiums paid on time.:)
06-23-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By Bud Cline

Nope! But you do need thinset below the CBU...

Nope!

But you do need thinset below the CBU or DITRA.:)
06-23-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By Bud Cline

So you simply want to tack something together...

So you simply want to tack something together hoping a prospective buyer won't notice and push the problem off on someone else? Is that correct?:D
06-22-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bud Cline

Depends! How do you operate the diverter? ...

Depends!
How do you operate the diverter?
Is it with the shower valve?
Is it on the tub spout?
Or is there a seperate valve handle?:wall:
06-22-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By Bud Cline

So.....what's the problem? Does this vanity sit...

So.....what's the problem? Does this vanity sit inside of a nook or alcove?:)
06-22-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,809
Posted By Bud Cline

At this stage of the game I would forgo the...

At this stage of the game I would forgo the moisture barrier on the studs and spend 40 bucks on some RedGard liquid waterproofing. Waterproof the tilebacker and your worries are over. That's a...
06-21-08, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,809
Posted By Bud Cline

Any time there is a change in materials there is...

Any time there is a change in materials there is a change in expansion and contraction rates. With a rigid tile installation crowding varying materials is NEVER a GOOD IDEA.

In your case however...
06-21-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,776
Posted By Bud Cline

Rae, YOU can correct your time discrepancy...

Rae,

YOU can correct your time discrepancy yourself. Go into "ACCOUNT" (above) and then on the left side click on "EDIT OPTIONS", then scroll down to "TIME ZONE" (I think).

There you can set...
06-21-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,776
Posted By Bud Cline

The sheets don't usually sag, they stay put as a...

The sheets don't usually sag, they stay put as a rule.:)

The slate should be sealed before you go anywhere near it with the grout. Seal it two or three times first and then at least once after...
06-20-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By Bud Cline

By all means - do it!:) Don't forget the...

By all means - do it!:)

Don't forget the typical shower receptor should be a preslope then the liner and special floor drain then the final slope.

There are other methods that are less work.:)
06-18-08, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,345
Posted By Bud Cline

Peeling paint is caused by the house...

Peeling paint is caused by the house settling???:wall: :wall: :wall: THAT is hilarious!!!
06-17-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,860
Posted By Bud Cline

Use wood lath (for plastering walls.) It's a lot...

Use wood lath (for plastering walls.) It's a lot cheaper then the lattice product.:)
06-17-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By Bud Cline

The moisture that collects on the window...

The moisture that collects on the window interiors is not necessarily coming from the slab.

What time of year does this water collect?
Do you have a natural gas or propane gas fireplace?
Do you...
06-17-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By Bud Cline

condo-owner, Listen, don't be foolish! You...

condo-owner,

Listen, don't be foolish! You can't believe everything you see on those rediculous shows on HGTV.

USE A WET SAW! You need water to cool the blade and cool the granite. Those...
06-17-08, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By Bud Cline

This notation on the plans is the architects...

This notation on the plans is the architects instructions to the builder to "drop" the raw subfloor floor height so as to allow the floor to be re-elevated with the terrazzo product.

There are two...
06-17-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By Bud Cline

Slate is not a wise choice for a shower for a few...

Slate is not a wise choice for a shower for a few reasons.

The white may be minerals from the water or basic soap scum.

Do you have hard water?

Do you have a water softener?

Do you clean...
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