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06-08-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,185
Posted By Budder Bread

Backerboard AND Ditra (both) is a waste of money,...

Backerboard AND Ditra (both) is a waste of money, that's not the way to do it at all.

You can use Level Pro on OSB IF you use the primer. The primer must always be used prior to installing a Self...
06-08-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Budder Bread

The same ceramic tile thinset mortar that is used...

The same ceramic tile thinset mortar that is used to install the tiles can be used to install the backboard. If you want...the less expensive unmodified (dryset) thinset can be used for the backer...
01-06-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,529
Posted By Budder Bread

When my husband was alive we lived in several...

When my husband was alive we lived in several places all over this great country and abroad. I recall most all of our toilets were always caulked to the floor and in fact it has been recommended...
01-05-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,191
Posted By Budder Bread

I think you must be assuming the shower sits in...

I think you must be assuming the shower sits in an alcove and I have two that do not. My walls continue on across away from the shower. In my case for me to have shimmed the wallboard to...
01-05-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,078
Posted By Budder Bread

When I replaced my dishwasher the plumbers...

When I replaced my dishwasher the plumbers scuffed my travertine sliding the machine across the floor. They were easily able to remove the scuff marks using 220 grit sandpaper. I know this because I...
01-05-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,191
Posted By Budder Bread

Oh goodness! I'm sorry to hear of your problems...

Oh goodness! I'm sorry to hear of your problems with your curved wall. I too had this exact same problem and it was explained to me that when the drywall was installed the installers allowed the...
12-12-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Budder Bread

Hehehehehe well yes I am, I'm so sorry, I wasn't...

Hehehehehe well yes I am, I'm so sorry, I wasn't thinking.
12-12-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Budder Bread

I don't see where Judy says anything about...

I don't see where Judy says anything about moisture that would preclude installing any new floor covering. Judy says the previous floor has been "glued down" for twenty-five years. If moisture was...
12-12-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Budder Bread

Oh goodness, YOU CAN'T? How much is too much...

Oh goodness, YOU CAN'T? How much is too much then?
12-12-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Budder Bread

Yes I was planning to do that very thing when I...

Yes I was planning to do that very thing when I got a minute, thank you sweetie that's a wonderful suggestion.
12-12-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Budder Bread

Interesting situation. Let's see! What if the...

Interesting situation. Let's see! What if the new floor was to be built up (raised) in a manner that would allow the new tile to go directly to the old wall tile but above the old toe thingy as you...
12-12-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Budder Bread

I wonder if maybe someone makes a grout colorant...

I wonder if maybe someone makes a grout colorant that is applied topically like paint and it wouldn't matter if the previous grout was sealed or not. I'll bet they do.

Where can I find these...
12-12-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,209
Posted By Budder Bread

Isn't that just the pits? Oh well! I saw on...

Isn't that just the pits? Oh well! I saw on another site where someone was saying there was a company that made concrete stuff you can pour over your old concrete to make it look new again. It was...
12-12-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Budder Bread

That sounds like a wonderful idea but if there is...

That sounds like a wonderful idea but if there is ongoing moisture present and many mishaps from above wouldn't tile be the best choice for a new floor?
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