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04-20-09, 11:30 AM
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mold over shower

The house is 9 years old and we have not had this problem until a couple of months ago. This is a 3x3 shower so it has walls around three sides of it. The mold is appearing on the ceiling and wall...
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Views: 2,099
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interior trim - sand? prime?

Our house is 8 years old and needs a fresh coat of paint inside. The trim is painted with a high gloss, very thick paint. Can I just sand/scuff the old paint and go over the top or do I need to prime...
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Views: 3,725
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I'm using the same paint and there is more than...

I'm using the same paint and there is more than one base...I just had a couple of med tones mixed last night. Cool thing is the tint is no voc also.
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Questions ~ wood burning stove

I am thinking of putting in a wood burning stove. Currently I have just the standard builder's insert with the round vent pipe going up. The interior wall is sheetrock and the "chimney" on the roof...
11-04-08, 09:44 AM
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Views: 606
Posted By lajones

travertine - sealer on back - problem?

I am sealing travertine tiles prior to installing them on a kitchen back splash. The short of it is...I laid them down to apply the sealer and some of the sealer ran down the sides of each tile,...
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Views: 710
Posted By lajones

Thanks. I do not know exactly who makes it. I...

Thanks. I do not know exactly who makes it. I bought it through a Flooring America store and it comes in their private label boxes...CCA.




What you say makes good since. After giving it much...
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Views: 710
Posted By lajones

Here's a link to a few pics. Hope my question...

Here's a link to a few pics. Hope my question makes more sense now.
classic4x4s/floor - Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting (http://s70.photobucket.com/albums/i94/classic4x4s/floor/)

One other...
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Views: 710
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floating engineered - expansions?

We are putting down 1800 sq ft and would like to just have the wood flow from one room directly into the next room without a transition piece on the floor. Is this possible?

The living, dining and...
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Views: 1,652
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This is my first time to float a floor, I've...

This is my first time to float a floor, I've always glued it down, so I'm just looking for info from those that have experience with it.
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Views: 1,652
Posted By lajones

floor muffler, cork, 3 in 1, or ???

Manufacturer's recommendations aside, what underlayment do you like for 5" engineered wood and why?
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Views: 799
Posted By lajones

Thanks for the help! That's pretty much what I...

Thanks for the help! That's pretty much what I figured, but I probably would have gone the route of a long scraper (being on my knees is getting old fast). Oh well, a little more work won't hurt me...
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Views: 799
Posted By lajones

1)no instructions 2)old floor glue

Two questions this morning...

1) I picked up about 1000 sq ft of the new floor and there are no papers in the boxes (instructions, warranty, etc...). I purchased the floor through a Flooring...
10-01-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By lajones

They are probably 1/16" wide randomly located and...

They are probably 1/16" wide randomly located and both sides are at the same elevation. We are in south Louisiana and these cracks are very common due to the moisture content in the soil. My main...
10-01-08, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By lajones

cracks in slab ~ how long?

I have static cracks (surface cracks) in the slab of my 8 yr old home. Because of these we had cracks in the tiles and grout and after removing all of the cermaic in the house we can now see that the...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By lajones

Thanks for the reply OneBowl! You hit on the...

Thanks for the reply OneBowl! You hit on the subject of my next question...

"good quaility underlayment"

I have seen cork, felt and what looks like a form of rubber (specifically made for...
09-30-08, 10:10 AM
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Views: 1,052
Posted By lajones

Thanks for all the info. Looks like it will be...

Thanks for all the info. Looks like it will be this weekend's project.
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Views: 1,490
Posted By lajones

do you like/dislike your floating floor?

Would you do it again?

I've seen post where several people here have floated engineered wood floor and would like some feedback. Thanks.
09-29-08, 03:02 PM
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Views: 1,052
Posted By lajones

Honed in 3x5 and 4x4 with mostly squared edges. ...

Honed in 3x5 and 4x4 with mostly squared edges.

Any advice is welcomed. This is the first time working with travertine. Thanks.
09-29-08, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 84,495
Posted By lajones

Well, things did not exactly work accoring to...

Well, things did not exactly work accoring to plan. First off they show up with only the machine for the wood floor. (Now keep in mind we are having 200 sq ft of wood removed and 800 sq ft of...
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Views: 4,582
Posted By lajones

Yes, it is at a Flooring America store. The price...

Yes, it is at a Flooring America store. The price is mid-range ($6.99 sq ft) and the quaility looks to be very nice compared to other floors I've looked at in this price range. I did purchase it and...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By lajones

Thanks for the response. Anyone else have...

Thanks for the response. Anyone else have experience with this too?
09-25-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By lajones

Travertine backslash ?'s

Couple of questions...

1) do you seal it before or after grouting? I've been told both.

2) Are 1/8" grout lines okay or too thin?

Thanks.
09-25-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 84,495
Posted By lajones

I had the guy come out and give me a price. It...

I had the guy come out and give me a price. It ended up $2.25/ft for either floor type. That is to remove flooring and mastic and haul away. We told him to do it! This is the first time I am paying...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By lajones

engineered wood on slab ~ glue or float?

We will soon be installing about 1800 sq ft of 1/2"x5" flooring. Our plan was to float it and the manufacturer says floating is okay, but...I have had two salesmen and an installer tell me that they...
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Views: 4,582
Posted By lajones

Ever heard of Floorcraft?

I have found a floor I like at a local floor store and would like to know more about the quaility than just what this one retailer will tell me. What I see on the tag is Floorcraft, Tahoe Plank. Any...
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