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06-16-14, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Isola96

Holy smokes?!? Lol this turned out to be a bad...

Holy smokes?!? Lol this turned out to be a bad ending all around lol
07-24-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,170
Posted By Isola96

That little jockey pump won't be able to manage...

That little jockey pump won't be able to manage all those heads. One or two then you will need a bigger pump after that.
Get a sprinkler co. In there that's more then you can bite IMO what's the sqr...
05-24-13, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,232
Posted By Isola96

If they did pressure test then its not sprinkler...

If they did pressure test then its not sprinkler system. Dryheads are for extreme conditions like box freazers ect.
05-24-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,232
Posted By Isola96

Residential cpvc is orange and has a fire rating....

Residential cpvc is orange and has a fire rating. You can't burn it with anything.
05-16-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By Isola96

Lucy, epoxy grout sets and drys very quickly and...

Lucy, epoxy grout sets and drys very quickly and to my knowlage can not be grouted again once it drys unless you remove it all eeek! $$$...yikes! epoxy is the most expensive grout but probably the...
05-15-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By Isola96

What was the loud sound? did something fall? How...

What was the loud sound? did something fall? How old are the tiles? The pattern of the crack would tell me the slab has same crack under neith and no crack prevention meathod was used.
05-14-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Isola96

You have 5/8" osb is not good enough. Better to...

You have 5/8" osb is not good enough. Better to add 1/2" ply on top. change backer board to a product like ditra to min the hight.
05-12-13, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Isola96

If that wall is parallel to the joists then slc...

If that wall is parallel to the joists then slc won't hold and will crack. Unless you support or raise the wall up which doughtfull to do as this is second floor. I would pull the T&G and sister the...
05-10-13, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,205
Posted By Isola96

There is a crack filling method that is different...

There is a crack filling method that is different from regular membrane method. The easiest way would be to brush in the corners and low spots 1st. Then paint roll the membrane on the cement board...
12-11-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,564
Posted By Isola96

You should have installed like this 3/4" then...

You should have installed like this 3/4" then 1/2" both perpendicular seams offset at least 12" apart. 3/4" ply alone is not enouph in my book but dont forget you also need a cbu or membrain mat like...
11-21-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,148
Posted By Isola96

I still woulnt use in shower area and foors as...

I still woulnt use in shower area and foors as well with large format tiles.
Replies: 5
Views: 72,786
Posted By Isola96

You will want to take base molding off or you can...

You will want to take base molding off or you can put quarter round down to cover the gaps. A osolating saw is what you will need to the door jams. 1/4" is what most likly you will need for...
10-21-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,664
Posted By Isola96

If the Johnny bolts are too tight and then some...

If the Johnny bolts are too tight and then some one sites down, it can crack the tile and even the toilet.
10-20-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,664
Posted By Isola96

Sounds like toilet is to tight.

Sounds like toilet is to tight.
Replies: 7
Views: 7,520
Posted By Isola96

http://ehardwoodflooring.com/media/catalog/product...

http://ehardwoodflooring.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/800x600/e29310b0fa9b0a2b2a3e71014913c6ee/l/a/laminate_reducer.png

Home Depot should carry something similar to what you need. But...
10-16-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,298
Posted By Isola96

Your better bet is taking the vinyl tiles out...

Your better bet is taking the vinyl tiles out then tile right on concrete, because you will end up having a much better hold over the tiles lasting longer. I have seen people take a sanding block to...
10-16-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,115
Posted By Isola96

I have a story. When McDonald's started...

I have a story. When McDonald's started renovating and updating there restaurants one of these locations in NY, the management was wondering why there tiles were falling off the wall, well come to...
10-15-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,115
Posted By Isola96

Proper Setting Materials for Tile...

Proper Setting Materials for Tile (http://floorelf.com/proper-setting-materials-for-tile)

The floor elf makes a good point on mastic.
10-15-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,115
Posted By Isola96

You don't want mastic to get wet or its like...

You don't want mastic to get wet or its like bubble gum holding tile.....eeek?! It is much easier to trowel then thinset.
10-15-12, 04:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,115
Posted By Isola96

I can say that no flooring forum will agree that...

I can say that no flooring forum will agree that tile glue should be used on floors nor in shower ereas even if the mastic product states that its safe to use. I personally wouldn't use it on any...
10-13-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,115
Posted By Isola96

If the grout is cracking then there is movment....

If the grout is cracking then there is movment. Granted cbu should of been used but if the grout comes out and tile is still holding to the plywood then I would look further into the subfloor and...
Replies: 8
Views: 18,166
Posted By Isola96

The mm grade of the laminate makes a big...

The mm grade of the laminate makes a big difference in quality of the floor, the higher grade less cheap-o it will feel.
09-02-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By Isola96

You would need to deglaze the prior tile in order...

You would need to deglaze the prior tile in order for any mortar even utraflex to adhere too. Something to take in consideration.
Replies: 3
Views: 4,295
Posted By Isola96

Use this stuff it's good on concrete and it's the...

Use this stuff it's good on concrete and it's the only thing you put down. You don't put clear 6ml plastic down for laminate on concrete you will trap moisture.

Dream Home - Quiet Walk...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,280
Posted By Isola96

Have some one like a friend call this joker and...

Have some one like a friend call this joker and leave message for estimate of floor job as friends house when he shows up then confront him but have back up.
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