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I think Marksr is right! this must have been...

I think Marksr is right! this must have been stained concrete with a clear finish. The finish was damaged and started rubbing off so I did not know how to fix it and had to find paint while the...
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Posted By galeena1

recreate white dots on black paint effect on concrete counter

my bathroom sink sits on a concrete counter.
the color of the counter is black with tiny dots of white throughout. (glossy finish)
due to wear I decided to repaint it with Black oil base high gloss...
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Posted By galeena1

are you talking about the transition bar? this is...

are you talking about the transition bar? this is what they sold me in the wood store as the reducer.
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Posted By galeena1

Oh yeah I am not paying until fixed but the...

Oh yeah I am not paying until fixed

but the problem is I don't know if he knows how to fix it!!

Aslo Do I have to buy more wood and remove the 2 rows of planks around the problem area?
should...
06-24-13, 07:04 PM
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Posted By galeena1

so the structure engineer came and checked it...

so the structure engineer came and checked it out. He also went to my neighbors condo to check it.

It seems the sloping is everywhere in the building which means a settlement has happened after...
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Posted By galeena1

Reducer installed between ceramic and engineered wood but not working

I have a contractor installing my engineered floor on a concrete Slab.
For the area where the wood floor meets the ceramic , a reducer was placed. Yesterday I went to check the work and I noticed...
06-13-13, 08:04 PM
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Posted By galeena1

here is the first picture with annotation. ...

here is the first picture with annotation.

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PS: If at all relevant the building is 30 y/o and build on a steep hill
06-13-13, 07:25 PM
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Posted By galeena1

here is the line and the side crack. Should I be...

here is the line and the side crack. Should I be worried?

PS: All pics are upside down. The dark is the wall and the white is the ceiling


the ceiling line (about one foot)

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closer...
06-13-13, 07:20 PM
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Posted By galeena1

took some pictures

I took pictures of the ceiling from both sides of the wall. (one side is beige and the other is blue)

i found one line close to the beige wall in the ceiling about a foot long. Is this a crack or...
06-11-13, 08:28 PM
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Posted By galeena1

thanks for the info. I will keep you posted...

thanks for the info.

I will keep you posted on how I proceed.
06-09-13, 10:05 AM
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Posted By galeena1

here is more info: 1- I am on the 3rd and last...

here is more info:
1- I am on the 3rd and last floor of this 15 unit building
2- I had parquetry so I removed it and was planning to replace it with engineered wood
3- the exposed floor is...
06-09-13, 06:17 AM
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Posted By galeena1

To answer your questions: 1- the blue print...

To answer your questions:
1- the blue print says it is a bearing wall.
2- the sloping direction is from north to centre and south to centre on both sides of the wall. I.e. towards the wall. The...
06-08-13, 04:55 PM
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Posted By galeena1

is my floor sloping because my neighbor removed a bearing wall?

I just purchased a condo in a 3 floor building. 30 yrs old.

I have a bearing wall between the kitchen and living room. the floor is sloping near the corner of that wall.( about one inch dip can be...
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