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08-19-11, 07:45 PM
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I am using polished travertine. The base is a...

I am using polished travertine. The base is a jacuzzi preformed so no problem there. In the corner nd t th bottom of the tie I m using the laticrete 100% silicon caulk. I think that. Should beok
08-19-11, 08:18 AM
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Not really. Its a shower. I will redguard over...

Not really. Its a shower. I will redguard over the cement board and make sure that there are no "holes" in the travetine near any wet areas. Thanks
08-18-11, 07:01 AM
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Views: 6,370
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3x6 Travertine wall tile questions - notch size and back buttering

I am putting up 3x6 travertine on a wall. What size notch trowel works best and do I need to back butter the tiles? Thanks
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I totally hear you. What I was thinking was to...

I totally hear you. What I was thinking was to put down a vapor barrier and then 3/4" tongue and groove plywood on a floating basis. With that down, glue the 3/4" oak strips. Will that work?
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Oak flooring over concrete??

I am thinking about installing an oak floor over concrete. The floor is above grade but moisture is present. What is the best approach to use? Obviously a vapor barrier is required. I have enough...
05-01-11, 10:17 AM
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Views: 3,160
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Gas valve - direction matter?

I am installing a 90* gas key valve for my fireplace. Does it matter which side of the valve that the gas feed comes from or is it universal? Thanks
04-27-11, 05:35 AM
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Views: 1,279
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Question on clear glass tile install

I am installing a combination of 1"x3" glass and onyx tiles on a bathtub surround in a highly visable area. The backer board is up and my main concern is that the thinset (white) if applied using...
04-23-11, 02:05 PM
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Views: 9,685
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Looks like I will do an extra layer of plywood....

Looks like I will do an extra layer of plywood. Thanks
04-22-11, 06:14 AM
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Views: 9,685
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The surround is in place. It had 1/2" backer...

The surround is in place. It had 1/2" backer board which I removed. I want to replace the backer board but increase the height by 1/2 inch (scratches on the bottom of the tub face). It's much...
04-22-11, 04:51 AM
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Views: 9,685
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Cement / Hardi Board - Can I use more than 1 layer?

I am remodeling a bathtub surround. I removed the old backer and I am down to 3/4" plywood. If I want to raise the ultimate level by 1/4 or 1/2 inch, can I use more than 1 layer of backer board? I...
02-23-11, 03:00 PM
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Views: 8,777
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great, I've got it now. thanks a lot

great, I've got it now. thanks a lot
02-23-11, 01:44 PM
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The panel is grounded to the water line. As soon...

The panel is grounded to the water line. As soon as the ground thaws I will have ground rods installed. Wish I new what a "ufer" is so I could answer. Thanks
02-23-11, 12:55 PM
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Views: 8,777
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Intersystem Grounding Bridge install?

I need to install an Intersystem Grounding Bridge in order to pass an electrical inspection for a 200amp upgrade. I assume that the ground to my telephone/cable system gets connected to the bridge. ...
02-23-11, 05:06 AM
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Views: 3,864
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yes it is copper. thanks, that's what I thought.

yes it is copper. thanks, that's what I thought.
02-23-11, 04:22 AM
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Views: 3,864
Posted By JOEYRM

how to ground a water heater after service upgrade

I recently upgraded to 200 amp service and was told that I need to ground my hot water heater. It sounded as if I have to install a jumper wire between the hot and cold water pipes. Is this...
12-15-10, 06:16 AM
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Views: 8,343
Posted By JOEYRM

Thanks Finishing the lineset install this...

Thanks

Finishing the lineset install this weekend and the HVAC installer is coming to vacuum, pressure test and finish install during the week. Thanks for all of the help
12-13-10, 04:06 AM
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Posted By JOEYRM

It's a sanyo split system. Yes it has flare...

It's a sanyo split system. Yes it has flare fittings. I am looking to connect the inside unit with the line set. The outside unit will be attached and flushed by a pro
12-12-10, 07:09 PM
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Views: 8,343
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How to install refrigerant lines

I am installing a split A/C system. In connecting the refrigerant lines should I use teflon tape, pipe dope or nothing on the threads of the connectors. Thanks
11-09-10, 02:13 PM
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Views: 2,977
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any prolem with up and over (lineset only not the...

any prolem with up and over (lineset only not the drain)?
11-09-10, 09:30 AM
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Views: 2,977
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Split Airconditioner Install on internal wall?

I will be installing a split air conditioner in an addition that I am building. I would like to place the indoor unit on an internal wall and I have a question about running the lineset (the drain...
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Views: 16,637
Posted By JOEYRM

The slab is built up about 1 foot off of the...

The slab is built up about 1 foot off of the ground. I have no idea if there are footings. There is enough ceiling height on the floors low end to accomodate the change in slope. Can you explain...
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Views: 16,637
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How to level a 4" slope on a concrete slab

I am converting an outdoor screened in porch to interior space. The original concrete slab has a 4" slope on a 17' span. I plan on putting down a floating floor when I'm done. What is the best...
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Views: 1,281
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Direct Vent or B-Vent Fireplace?

We are converting a screened in porch to a 16x18' all season room which has 42' of glass doors. I have been getting conflicting information from my local fireplace dealers. Some say that direct...
01-19-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By JOEYRM

Great thought about the sloped sill. Looks like...

Great thought about the sloped sill. Looks like this is the way to install. Thanks for the help
01-17-10, 08:28 AM
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Views: 931
Posted By JOEYRM

Constructing a window wall from doors?

I'm converting a screened in porch to an all weather room and looking to keep it light. On one of the walls we decided that it did not have to be ventilating as it will be partial wall and the rest...
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