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11-24-18, 08:36 PM
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Posted By denvergsd

xSleeper, So here is what I got (bear with...

xSleeper,

So here is what I got (bear with me, there are a few issues). The image below (right click, open in new tab for larger version) details both the existing staircase (solid lines) and...
11-24-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By denvergsd

XSleeper, Yea, I wasn't sure if what I had...

XSleeper,

Yea, I wasn't sure if what I had were "trusses" as they look nothing like what showed up when I searched for roof trusses.

Thanks for the help.
11-24-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By denvergsd

So I have amended my drawing and tried to include...

So I have amended my drawing and tried to include as much detail as I can with pictures (again this is an old house). It would appear that a few of the ceiling joists are bottom chords of roof...
11-22-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By denvergsd

XSleeper, Even with the landing removed I...

XSleeper,

Even with the landing removed I still have steps that aren’t to code. Let me get a drawing that represents what’s there today, as well as what I proposed to the inspector. A drawing...
11-22-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By denvergsd

City won’t allow me to rebuild stairs.

I have a basement I am finishing in a 1910 home. The current stairs are not to code and quite frankly are a safety hazard. I’d like to rebuild them, however, the city won’t allow it because even if...
11-18-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By denvergsd

@XSleeper, Got it. I'll do the following....

@XSleeper,

Got it. I'll do the following. Thanks for the help.

https://i.imgur.com/vsBUa8K.png
11-18-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By denvergsd

Attic Ladder Install (perpindicular to joists)

Hello,

I am looking to install an attic ladder in a hallway. The ladder will be installed perpendicular to the joists. Illustrated below is how I plan to frame out the rough opening for the...
09-09-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,540
Posted By denvergsd

dual switch LED dimmer

Hello,

I am having trouble finding a dual switch LED dimmer that has one of those tabs I can break off so that the switch can be used with two different circuits.

Thanks for the help!

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02-07-17, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By denvergsd

Bump. Thanks for the advice.

Bump. Thanks for the advice.
01-08-17, 04:20 PM
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Views: 745
Posted By denvergsd

Preparing basement floor for carpet

I have a 12'x20' basement that I'd like to make more usable. Nothing fancy, but at least have carpet down there. My first obstacle in doing this project is figuring out what to do with the existing...
12-25-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By denvergsd

Sorry for the delayed reply. The cracks are...

Sorry for the delayed reply.

The cracks are not in every joint. They also appear in areas where the tile spacing was not top-notch and may be closer to 1/8. Say that's the case, can I simply...
12-08-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By denvergsd

The wall is framed 16" oc. There is a layer...

The wall is framed 16" oc.
There is a layer of plastic between the studs and the backboard (moister barrier).
The backboard is Durock with screws every 8".
The Durcock was fiber taped and...
12-07-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By denvergsd

micro cracks in grout (8 months old)

Hello,

I finished tiling my new shower about 8 months ago. Recently I noticed little micro cracks in some parts of the shower (unnoticeable unless you go looking for them). This is only in a few...
05-25-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,094
Posted By denvergsd

Power Grout issues (help)

Hello,

I recently used TEC's Power Grout® Ultimate Performance Grout on my new bathroom floor (shower pan 2x2 and main floor\curb 12x12). When the grout on the main floor\curb gets wet I can...
01-01-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,845
Posted By denvergsd

Keith, So I goofed my spacing earlier. I...

Keith,

So I goofed my spacing earlier. I plan to use 3/16" on the bathroom floor tiles. That said, the sanded power grout should work. As for the shower pan, since the 2"x2" tiles are meshed in a...
01-01-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,845
Posted By denvergsd

haha, got it! Already done. ...

haha, got it!


Already done.


Already bought the color matched caulk.

Thanks czizzi.
01-01-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,845
Posted By denvergsd

Waterproofing and grout

Two questions in one, hope that's ok.

Waterproofing
I've started to waterproof my shower walls. I'm using TEC's HydraFlex™ Waterproofing Crack Isolation Membrane...
12-20-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,137
Posted By denvergsd

Hi czizzi, Me again... So I'm getting...

Hi czizzi,

Me again...

So I'm getting ready for tile. I've got my pre-slope down and have run into a small problem (or so I think). Not sure if I mentioned it before but my shower is a...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By denvergsd

Thanks for the advise. I'll backfill over the...

Thanks for the advise. I'll backfill over the pipes with some of the excavated sand then crushed rock.
Thanks again!
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By denvergsd

backfill for sewer ejector and floor drain

Hello,

I've just passed my inspections and have the go ahead to close up the floor. Before doing so want to make sure I understand what backfill to use. Surrounding the ejector and beneath all...
11-24-15, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,137
Posted By denvergsd

@czizzi I'm just now getting to the tile....

@czizzi

I'm just now getting to the tile. I've found a shop that sells the preformed curb. However, they only sell it in either 3' or 5' lengths. My total curb length is just shy of 6'. That said,...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,697
Posted By denvergsd

Yes yes, I understand. I edited my comment after...

Yes yes, I understand. I edited my comment after I noticed. Don't mean to waste your time. You've been a lot of help. Thanks again czizzi.
Replies: 10
Views: 5,697
Posted By denvergsd

I see. For my install it's easier to come out the...

I see. For my install it's easier to come out the top for the shower head and the left for the hand shower. Thanks!
Replies: 10
Views: 5,697
Posted By denvergsd

czizzi, Sorry for the late reply, if only...

czizzi,

Sorry for the late reply, if only this project could be my only job :). The pictures you attached of your project are very helpful. I noticed on your diverter you came out the top for the...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,697
Posted By denvergsd

czizzi, Thanks for the timeout tip. ...

czizzi,

Thanks for the timeout tip.

Regarding the PEX rough in, this still gives me the issue of not having enough room to 90 the PEX in. Also, I have dedicated hot/cold 3/4 supplies with...
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