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06-21-06, 12:34 PM
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Posted By ozmee

Kang am interested in your findings. Would you...

Kang am interested in your findings. Would you please let us know the results of your effort?
06-21-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,094
Posted By ozmee

A/C heat pump won't run, cuts off

Last night we had frozen coils in the air handler. We turned it all off and let it thaw out overnight. I turned the system all back on this morning and it cooled down for a while. But then the...
04-01-06, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,135
Posted By ozmee

Question Call a professional, it will save you money,...

Call a professional, it will save you money, time, and a possible liability or worse problem.

What do you mean liability or worse?
03-13-06, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,647
Posted By ozmee

Sorry, I saw the felt also and neglected to...

Sorry, I saw the felt also and neglected to mention that. So the answer to my question is yes? This is the normal way that showers are constructed in this day and age?

I was very surprised to see...
03-13-06, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,647
Posted By ozmee

That first link is perfect for what we may need...

That first link is perfect for what we may need to do. But, I am surprised to see only the lining go over plywood flooring. Our shower pan is some kind of metal. Is this method standard for making...
03-08-06, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,339
Posted By ozmee

Thank you very much for your advice and link to...

Thank you very much for your advice and link to the hardibacker cement board instructions. For someone not used to seeing the 'guts' of a room, this is very reassuring.
03-07-06, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,421
Posted By ozmee

Why not use popcorn? We have it in every room of...

Why not use popcorn? We have it in every room of our house. I see on tv that a lot of people are scraping that off. What gives?
03-07-06, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,311
Posted By ozmee

Our pipe was leaking from the bathroom above our...

Our pipe was leaking from the bathroom above our basement and it had a lot of white stuff dripping down. The plumber said that this was 'soap'. Sounds like you have a nasty leak also. Check the...
03-07-06, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,339
Posted By ozmee

[QUOTE=bigmtk]Greenboard is not an acceptable...

[QUOTE=bigmtk]Greenboard is not an acceptable backer for tile in a shower. It is also unacceptable for any area that is expected to get wet. In short greenboard is basically worthless(in fact the...
03-07-06, 10:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,339
Posted By ozmee

[QUOTE=bigmtk]Alot of people including...

[QUOTE=bigmtk]Alot of people including contractors do the "very least" they can get away with.

Thanks to both of you for answering and confirming that I was doing the right thing. We will not...
03-07-06, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,339
Posted By ozmee

Backing for Shower?

Is it appropriate to use plywood as the backing for a shower? From what I have read on here and elsewhere, a special waterproof backerboard is required. I have just discovered that the entire wall...
02-24-06, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By ozmee

That is a funny quote about the ketchup! It's...

That is a funny quote about the ketchup! It's just a regular drain in the floor, I suppose it was put in just in case of water down there? so it would have a way out, this is our first basement home...
02-24-06, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,695
Posted By ozmee

Well when we looked at the house it had standing...

Well when we looked at the house it had standing water in the basement that the agent said he didn't know where it had come from, thought the dehumidifier had done it because the hose wasn't sealed...
02-24-06, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,484
Posted By ozmee

No, I was unaware of a one-piece unit.

No, I was unaware of a one-piece unit.
02-24-06, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,484
Posted By ozmee

Larry, do you recommend removing the entire wall...

Larry, do you recommend removing the entire wall then, from floor to ceiling? Only one has shown to be water damaged, the one across from the shower head, and of course the door portion. I mean the...
02-23-06, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By ozmee

Air intake in bathroom

In the main bathroom we have a closet that has this big silver box looking thing, it opens to the hallway and seems to be an air intake vent. Because this is in that closet, I am unable to put my...
02-23-06, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By ozmee

Adding a toilet in the basement

Hi, I'd like to put a toilet in downstairs in the basement. Seems like everytime I go down there, I need to go back upstairs fast, so it would be nice to have one down there. We have a drain in the...
02-23-06, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,695
Posted By ozmee

Thick as pea soup, what exactly do you mean? I...

Thick as pea soup, what exactly do you mean? I have turned it off when it ices up (usually on a really cold day) and I can't tell any difference in the air quality down there. Seems to me like they...
02-23-06, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,695
Posted By ozmee

I read about Drylok but it says first fill in any...

I read about Drylok but it says first fill in any cracks before using that. I got some of their patch product and hubby used it, he said it hardened so fast he could hardly use it. He hasn't tried...
02-23-06, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,484
Posted By ozmee

Question Total Gut - Need Lots of Help

My hubby and I will have to redo the shower by ourselves, I think the cost of having someone else do it will be way too expensive. So what we need to do is to tear out the metal liner and floor...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By ozmee

This morning this bedroom was back to its normal...

This morning this bedroom was back to its normal cold condition. I had the child sleep elsewhere last night. Had to go open the vent back up in there.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By ozmee

It's this big metal fan and it is up in the...

It's this big metal fan and it is up in the ceiling part of my hallway. What you see when looking up are metal vents that are closed. When I turn it on, they open up and you can see the fan moving....
Replies: 4
Views: 1,471
Posted By ozmee

Thats what I told him I thought he might have to...

Thats what I told him I thought he might have to do, thanks for confirming that for me :) I just looked at the second corner under his desk and if the other end is already nailed then its just too...
02-08-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,872
Posted By ozmee

Thanks Bud. I hate to hear that using those...

Thanks Bud. I hate to hear that using those little tiles hurt the value of a home because someone tiled the shower bathroom in them; shower floor, walls, ceiling, bathroom floor and walls, all in...
02-08-06, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,206
Posted By ozmee

Now these sound like something feasible for that...

Now these sound like something feasible for that area.
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