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07-13-17, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Carl22

2 wire thermostat ---upgrade to wireless possible?

I do have a 2 circuit heating system. Each has a seperate thermostat with only 2 wires. I'd like to update to a wireless system. I understand that a wireless thermostat need +, -, and signal. I could...
03-06-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By Carl22

Why is that such a bad idea? With the right...

Why is that such a bad idea? With the right machines and anchors I'm sure I get the board joined pretty good.


No the somebody did that 40 years ago and did a fine job. It's just very very...
03-05-08, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Carl22

pebble mosaic - anything special about that?

I'm about to buy/install pebble mosaic in the bathroomfloor including the shower. I'm not doing the walls...
Is there anything special about that I should know?
Thanks!
Carl
03-05-08, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Carl22

1) So, what about drilling a backerboard right on...

1) So, what about drilling a backerboard right on the old tiles into the slab?
2) A moisture barrier between my old tiles and the board?...or something like redgard applied on the board?
3) I have...
03-03-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By Carl22

bathroom remodelling

Hi there,
here is my situation: The bathroom is next and I have some questions and hope somebody can help.
The bathroom itself had VTC on the floor. This is all gone except the leftover of black 40...
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By Carl22

The 6" is low voltage or 120V? Unfortunatelly...

The 6" is low voltage or 120V?
Unfortunatelly no "double punch" since I have a flat roof...

Thanks!
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By Carl22

Recess light but need it low in height...

Hi there,
the bathroom is in the works and I would like to install a recess light system but didn't find so far what I'm looking for.
I will drop the ceilling but I thought about 4" or so. All I...
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By Carl22

Recess light but low in height

Hi there,
the bathroom is in the works and I would like to install a recess light system but didn't find so far what I'm looking for.
I will drop the ceilling but I thought about 4" or so. All I...
10-09-07, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,044
Posted By Carl22

skylight or sola tube

Hi there,
not really a window question; I know.

While searching for possibilities to get more light to certain areas of my house I found systems which directs light through tubes into the house...
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By Carl22

Well..you find them here, with 120V and also 12V...

Well..you find them here, with 120V and also 12V (which is the interesting one for me) but they are way more expensive compared to Europe. E.g. you get a 12V 5.3 GU for 6 Euro. Still that is some...
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By Carl22

Recess light, white LEDs

Hi there,
working on my light system for the hallways and decided on recess.
My understanding is that white LEDs are the most efficiant (but pricy) light source with a close to day light spectrum....
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By Carl22

Sand paper for Makita BO6030 Sander

Hi there,
just ordered the "Makita BO6030 2.7 Amp 6-Inch Random Orbit Variable Speed Sander" and now I'm wondering what kind of hook & loop sand paper I should get. Any recommendation on brands and...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Carl22

They are already white, but they are everywhere.

They are already white, but they are everywhere.
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Carl22

heating system; choices?

OK, here is the deal:
I own a so called Eichler home. Means century modern design, slab and no attic.
Huge glas doors and windows wall to wall, floor to ceilling.
The previous owner decided to...
Replies: 19
Views: 14,666
Posted By Carl22

OK, did it! Drywall compound was the way to go. I...

OK, did it! Drywall compound was the way to go. I kinda filled it with compound and sanded it a bit with that sponch kinda sander to carefully bring back some structur.
Ready for some paint now...
...
Replies: 19
Views: 14,666
Posted By Carl22

...like polyethylene? I heard felt hasn't that...

...like polyethylene? I heard felt hasn't that good of a permeability rating and contains asphalt, too...as far as I know...




removed unneeded quote
Replies: 19
Views: 14,666
Posted By Carl22

Well...My northwest corner (and if I'm not...

Well...My northwest corner (and if I'm not mistaken that's the critical side on every house when you talk about moisture and midew) had laso multiple layers of paint which just felt off when I...
Replies: 19
Views: 14,666
Posted By Carl22

...Just to satisfy my curiosity...and have mercy...

...Just to satisfy my curiosity...and have mercy with me because where I come originally from the walls are massive and the do breathy...why should a drywall not breath?
Replies: 19
Views: 14,666
Posted By Carl22

correct! The thickness is no problem...

correct!



The thickness is no problem at all. It's the messed up relief structure which bothers me. Some areas look like "treated" with a sponge others look brushed...well...I don't like relief...
Replies: 19
Views: 14,666
Posted By Carl22

The previous owners had already the idea of...

The previous owners had already the idea of painting over and over with at least 5 layers of different paints. The last one is a screwed up relief structure which is everything but "consistent"....
Replies: 19
Views: 14,666
Posted By Carl22

Remove multiple layers of paint on drywall

Hi there,
first post here...

I'm facing multiple layers of paint on my drywalls. Since I believe that walls need to breathe and I don't like the relief structure of the paint I like to get rid of...
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