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01-05-11, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Goldyfarbs

Sorry took so long

Hey Guys, sorry it took so long to get the pictures updated.



Below is finished floor
http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt98/goldyfarbs/IMG00313-20101220-1833.jpg

Highspot by fridge. sorry...
12-20-10, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Goldyfarbs

And, just to clarify, for Laminate, I was...

And, just to clarify, for Laminate, I was referring to Laminate floating floor.. I wouldn't be objected to putting down a floating floor overtop of my mess
12-20-10, 02:16 PM
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Views: 20,182
Posted By Goldyfarbs

HJ - As always thanks for the advice, I...

HJ -

As always thanks for the advice, I will not be ripping up the cabinets, the granite and the backsplash all because I don't like the way I put the floor down.. Believe me, I'm fuming about...
12-20-10, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Goldyfarbs

Chandler - Thanks for the advice.. My only...

Chandler -

Thanks for the advice.. My only problem is what do I do when I reach the tiles that are under the 1/2 under cabinet and 1/2 out. For example, 13" tile, 6" under 6" out into the...
12-19-10, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Goldyfarbs

Well it's not as bad as I have made it seems.. I...

Well it's not as bad as I have made it seems.. I have like three noticable high spots, but I brought a professional tiler in and see if he could fix just the high tiles and he said it will be a...
12-19-10, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Goldyfarbs

Removing Ceramic Tile on Backerboard

So, I am not happy with the way my kitchen floor came out. (my own fault)

I want to remove the tile and either put down new tile or put down a laminate floor.

Here's the problem, when I demo'd...
06-08-10, 07:45 PM
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Views: 7,101
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Ah, good idea... 1/4" aint a bad idea... Is...

Ah, good idea... 1/4" aint a bad idea...

Is it so bad if I bring the CBU right to the lip only and not over it ?
06-08-10, 07:10 PM
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Views: 7,101
Posted By Goldyfarbs

I never thought of notching the studs, but that...

I never thought of notching the studs, but that will not work in my scenario b/c I did not restud the bathroom walls, and the wall where the tub is off so in order to fix that I sister'd new 2x4's...
06-07-10, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,101
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Question about Hardibacker 500 Installation over tub lip..

Not sure where else I could have put this thread, but I have a question about Installation of HardiBacker 500 over the tub lip.

I am in the process of redoing my bathroom, but I am having an issue...
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Views: 2,157
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Yup, I didn't know the technical name.. Nod a bad...

Yup, I didn't know the technical name.. Nod a bad idea to rough up some material and go from there.

I will look for the lines tonight when I get home from work.. My biggest fear is putting it...
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Views: 2,157
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Installing Moen Posi-Temp Valve

I am in the process of redoing my bathroom.

I am installing a new Moen Posi-temp rough valve (tub and shower)

I want to move the valve up to 42" centered off the subfloor. Is that a good...
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Views: 2,119
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Check with the MFG Schluter, they are very...

Check with the MFG Schluter, they are very helpful when you call them and ask questions..

Also, if you went to the joists, perhaps you should add 1/4" underlayment on top of the 3/4" you added. ...
05-02-10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,821
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Vapor Barrier and Insulation install in my outside Wall in Bathroom

Hey All...

I am redoing my bathroom and I have pulled all the required permits for my DIY project.

I have pulled R-11 Insulation that was behind the tile wall in the tub shower stall. There...
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Views: 5,269
Posted By Goldyfarbs

sure, exhaust it into your neighbors.. haha

sure, exhaust it into your neighbors.. haha
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Views: 823
Posted By Goldyfarbs

airman, i have actually been trying to find...

airman,

i have actually been trying to find the code myself.. I have pulled a permit for my bathroom and I am installing a bathroom exhaust fan as well...

I could have sworn that when the...
12-17-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Excellente News... I want to keep the brass...

Excellente News...

I want to keep the brass tubing in place...

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If it is just the drain actuator plate and pipe plug, it can be done from sitting on the edge of the tub. Not sure...
12-16-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By Goldyfarbs

I hate my new bathroom tub drain! Help!

I recently renovated my bathroom and I put an American Standard Americast tub that I love. It is the 18'' deep soak x 5 foot tub.

And to go along with it I decided to put the american standard...
10-07-09, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,951
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Chandler, A lot of the new honeywell valves...

Chandler,

A lot of the new honeywell valves seem to have a tap out for a water gauge.

As for installing it directly after the pressure reducer, I will have a problem b/c it's a tight space and...
10-06-09, 06:15 PM
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Views: 6,951
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Water Pressure Problems w/ Honeywell Braukmann 3/4" Pressure Reducing Valve

So, I am having some wierd pressure issues in my house and it's confusing as all hell to me.

I have the main from the city that comes into my house and goes through a 3/4" shutoff - then the meter...
09-08-09, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Excellent.. Ok.. So when do we start working. :-)...

Excellent.. Ok.. So when do we start working. :-)

I have to head to NYC after work but I will try to get some pictures up later in the week to show you my problems.. And don't make fun of me
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09-08-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Goldyfarbs

That's a nice trowel. I understand that the 1/4"...

That's a nice trowel. I understand that the 1/4" is the space, but what does the 3/8" represent?
09-08-09, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Goldyfarbs

HJ_ Can I work with you for free for a week..

HJ_

Can I work with you for free for a week..
09-08-09, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Goldyfarbs

HJ, Thanks for the write-back as usual. I think...

HJ, Thanks for the write-back as usual. I think that 1/2" trowel was a little too advanced for me. I think i made more of a mess that I needed to. I should have used 1/4". Now, is that trowel,...
09-07-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Goldyfarbs

Ok, excellent, I will get the pictures ready to...

Ok, excellent, I will get the pictures ready to post
09-07-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Goldyfarbs

I figured 1/2" was too big.. I should have went...

I figured 1/2" was too big.. I should have went with my gut and used a 1/4" sq... And we are talking toe lip not dirt lip..

As for the quality of the tile, i don't believe it was warped, it was...
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