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02-17-19, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Derrick111

Yep. You can't beat avocado green... unless you...

Yep. You can't beat avocado green... unless you also have one in salmon pink like I do currently :eek:
02-16-19, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Now that this job has been completed, a VERY...

Now that this job has been completed, a VERY SPECIAL THANKS is in order to both XSLEEPER and to MARKSR!! I could not have done this job so well without your patience with my novice questions and all...
08-05-18, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Since this job only has to last a few years till...

Since this job only has to last a few years till I do the full renovation and don't care about the cosmetics too much, it sounds like I don't need to seal the grout I just installed today if sealing...
08-05-18, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Per the above thread, this wall is done the way...

Per the above thread, this wall is done the way things were done in the mid 90s with greenboard and no seal barrier like redgard. My question is, does grout have to be sealed after installing it to...
08-04-18, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

OK, tiles are installed... next up is grouting my...

OK, tiles are installed... next up is grouting my 1/8th" tile spacings. I am using an unsanded dry grout requiring mixing with water to use. My question now is, do I have to seal it after? A guy...
07-23-18, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Derrick111

Doh! Yes, you are right. Well for that reason,...

Doh! Yes, you are right. Well for that reason, I took your 1st advice and went with the 50lb bag of dry thinset. I am setting tile now and about to have fun cutting holes for the valves.

OK,...
07-21-18, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Derrick111

Thanks for the reply! Do you mean the dry does,...

Thanks for the reply! Do you mean the dry does, or is the premix is not thinset?
07-21-18, 06:55 AM
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Views: 1,241
Posted By Derrick111

I am ready to begin the tile work this weekend! ...

I am ready to begin the tile work this weekend! Since the dry mix comes in a 50lb bag and is hard to deal with, I wanted to know what the reason is to use to the Versabond thinset recommended above...
07-15-18, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Derrick111

Are you referring to the tile with built in...

Are you referring to the tile with built in spacer bubs? The ones I'm purchasing don't have the two nubs on each side so I was assuming I would need spacers... Is that wrong? Doesn't seem like...
07-14-18, 09:57 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Thanks for the reply! OK, I'll consider a coat...

Thanks for the reply! OK, I'll consider a coat on the greenboard 1st, and I can go 1/8" spacing from tile to tub. The tiles I'm using are standard 4x4 ceramic tiles and the trim pieces around the...
07-14-18, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Help Patching Drywal/Tile In Shower

Background:

The tiles in my shower around the faucets were cracked and glued back to one another in that area around the faucets. So they leak water to the next floor causing damage. Upon...
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Posted By Derrick111

Hi XSleeper, well I'm not sure I see how it is...

Hi XSleeper, well I'm not sure I see how it is possible to position a stool where the jamb is now to basically make an extension as you suggest because the glass is set into what you are referring to...
10-13-15, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Very good, thanks to all for the help!

Very good, thanks to all for the help!
10-13-15, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Great! So after I remove the old material,...

Great! So after I remove the old material, should I just paint and forget the caulking if I can get a clean look without caulking, or is there a reason I should use caulk beyond cosmetics?
10-13-15, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Derrick111

That's the truth... although, I think this was a...

That's the truth... although, I think this was a previous homeowner that simply had the best of intentions but not the skills to match. There is practically no gap. The same gat you would have with...
10-13-15, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Derrick111

Yes, it is the inside, not the outside am dealing...

Yes, it is the inside, not the outside am dealing with so no need to use window glazing putty (yet). I don't really want to ad quarter round or any other trim... I just want to clean up and put this...
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Posted By Derrick111

Hi XSleeper, have another look at the picture......

Hi XSleeper, have another look at the picture... there is no window jamb which to butt up against. That is why I have to do it this way. That is caulk you are seeing at the bottom of the window,...
10-12-15, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Thanks for the replies. Not sure what you mean...

Thanks for the replies. Not sure what you mean by using trim to take up most of the space. I don't know if it is calk or what it is since it is pretty stiff unlike silicone caulk I'm used to.
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10-12-15, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

Caulking to use around window ?

Hi, I have a house made in the mid 50s with some charming, but old single pane windows. At some point, it looks like someone tried adding some caulking of some kind, but it's very dense and rigid...
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Posted By Derrick111

Framing old window-what material to use between wood & glass

Hi, I'm renovating my mid 50s house that currently has old single pane windows and very basic, plain trim around them... and no stool. I am updating the trim and overall looks by framing the windows...
05-21-15, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Derrick111

Thanks for the replies. I know that it's my...

Thanks for the replies. I know that it's my house and I can do what I want, but thought I would check if there would be any fopauxs in using some moldings, and what good designers might recommend or...
05-20-15, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

What Kind Of Trim For Cape Cod/Cottage/Farmhouse??

Hello, I have a Cape Cod style house that was built in the mid 50s so it has some modern appointments to it. I am slowly changing the 50s modern appointments on my Cape Cod where possible to a more...
02-28-12, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Derrick111

See picture in post #3 ;-)

See picture in post #3 ;-)
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Posted By Derrick111

Oh, I wasn't aware you could do that.

Oh, I wasn't aware you could do that.
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Views: 16,855
Posted By Derrick111

Eh... so I would have half a wall with a piece of...

Eh... so I would have half a wall with a piece of added drywall sticking out? Doesn't sound like a good option. I'm not sure after discussing this that there is any way to get the vertical country...
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