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09-29-10, 06:29 PM
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Capping drain for washer in concrete floor.

I am remodeling out laundry room and moved the washer location. The old drain for the washer needs to be capped so I can tile the floor. The drain pipe is broken off flush with the concrete floor....
07-15-08, 01:43 PM
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Posted By rueggm2

condensation pipe emptying on crawl space floor

I just boughta hosue and the AC/Heating unit is three years old. When the new unit was put in the condensation pipe was never tied into a drain or ran outside. currently it is emptying on the floor...
05-24-08, 08:53 PM
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Views: 1,438
Posted By rueggm2

first tile install

I am ready to do my first tile job. i have schulter ditra down on concrete slab using modified thinset (pre-mixed.) The ditra is level minus except for one spot which is a little low.

Question 1?...
05-20-08, 09:34 PM
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Posted By rueggm2

last layer of tile coming out.

i was over my new house tonight deciding what to do. After looking at the area I plan to put new tile in I did decide to take the last layer out down to the concrete floor. The area is not that big...
05-20-08, 09:40 AM
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thinks about doing the same thing

i am considering doing the same thing, I already removed one layer of tile and there is still a layer of tile that was probably put down in about 1950. The tile is solid with only one or two spots...
05-15-08, 05:01 AM
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Posted By rueggm2

thanks for all the help. I filled in the damaged...

thanks for all the help. I filled in the damaged spots with joint compound. After sanding the wall came out nice smooth and level. The moldings should sit nice and flat.

thanks again
05-15-08, 04:57 AM
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Posted By rueggm2

leveling basement floor

I removed the carpet in my basement and found the plywood subfloor had some water damage. I removed the plywood and two layers of old tiles. After doing so and two days of rain the floor is dry. I...
05-11-08, 07:08 AM
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Posted By rueggm2

the baseboards should lay flat. the wall is not...

the baseboards should lay flat. the wall is not that badly damaged.

it is an older house, built in 1950. i thought the wood would give a sturdy backing to nail the moldings to.

some fo the...
05-11-08, 05:51 AM
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Views: 17,485
Posted By rueggm2

best option for repairing walls along baseboards

I just removed the baseboards in my living room and dining room. the baseboards i removed are aprox 3 1/2 inches.

after removing the baseboards i found the drywall behind them to be damaged. i...
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Posted By rueggm2

going with oil based

thanks agian for the info. i am going to use the oil based. i don't want to be re doing the floors in a couple of years
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Posted By rueggm2

thanks

thanks for the info
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Posted By rueggm2

oil or water based polyurathene

Does anyone have any opinion on which is better for refinishing oak floors.

i believe the water based dries faster but have heard that it is not as durable as the oil based.
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Posted By rueggm2

price per square foot

thank you for the info
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Posted By rueggm2

question answered

thank you very much for the info.

does any one know how much it would approximtely cost a square foot to sand and finish

I would keep the wood it's natural color, so no stain which i believe...
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Posted By rueggm2

Fully Refinish or Screening?

I just purchased a home with hardwood floors thru out most of the house. I believe they are the original floors (house built in 1955.)

The floors are in good condiditon, but when the previos owner...
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