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03-29-12, 06:18 PM
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Posted By cilla2004

Found this online

Mastiv vs Thinset. What should I use? - Tiletools.com (http://www.tiletools.com/content/mastic-vs-thinset-14.cfm)
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prices of alternatives

I priced out the different choices.

8 x 12' rubber mats (stall mat) 4 = $160 + cost of sand

approx 9'x12' of 16" concrete tiles - stamped to look like brick at Home Depot @ 4.07/sq = 63...
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That is not bad $160/ gets me 12' x 8'. I will...

That is not bad $160/ gets me 12' x 8'. I will have to drive an hour to get to the closest Tractor Supply.

I'm also going to price putting down brick pavers on sand before I make the drive. Lots...
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Pea Gravel

Wouldn't the legs of resin chairs just dig into pea gravel just like it does our grass? I am tired of sitting in the grass and having the chairs dig in.

cilla
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Cool rubber (of somthing like it) temporary patio

We put a big playset on the best location for my hoped for patio. Now I just want something temporary but will last several years to make a patio.

I was thinking about rubber tiles that you put...
03-03-12, 01:17 PM
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Views: 44,843
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Thank you for your replies, I think I am throwing...

Thank you for your replies, I think I am throwing out bids who want to use mastic, just a bad choice. Yes it saves time and money, but that is not my primary concern. I want someone to do a good job.
03-03-12, 08:12 AM
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Mastic vs. Thinset

I took a tiling course in 2005 from adult ed, and the one thing the teacher banged into our heads, is "Always use thinset in wet area applications".

I have done 3 small jobs, all in thinset. ...
04-07-09, 05:19 PM
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Views: 1,812
Posted By cilla2004

set in mud

Thanks for the suggestion, I don't think that would work. Being a 1954 tub and tile, it is set in mud (cement), about 3/4 inch, totally different from the way they set tile nowadays. Even if I...
04-06-09, 12:31 PM
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Posted By cilla2004

Here it is.

Lyric Unglazed Porcelain Hexagon Mosaic Tiles (http://www.kptiles.com/lyunpohemoti.html)

KP Tiles, Mosaic Tile Supply

In Rochester Hills, MI
04-06-09, 12:27 PM
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not doing the whole bath

The reason I don't want to do the whole bath is because we plan to move in 1-3 years and in this real estate market it is not worth it. There are short sale homes in my area. So I was thinking of...
04-06-09, 12:20 PM
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Views: 1,812
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bathfitter

I don't actually know, because I had a link to an company which was removed. I'm not actually clear if it is bathfitter or not, but because of the whole bath being pink and black, I don't know if...
04-05-09, 05:46 PM
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Intersection of wall and floor tile

I have a 1954 bathroom and the entire wall is tiled in 4 inch pink tile with black accents. At the bottom of the wall there is a transition tile which is curved to meet the floor tile. This is a...
04-05-09, 05:30 PM
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Views: 1,812
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rehab 1954 bathroom

If we were going to stay in the house, I would have the bathroom totally redone, but we expect to move in 1-3 years.
And with the state of the housing market it doesn't make sense to spend a whole...
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Views: 1,344
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patio design vs. installation cost

Normally I do-it-myself, but in this case with an 11 month old, I want to contract out for the patio I never got around to building myself.

If I ask for help in designing it (location and how big...
08-05-07, 08:33 AM
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Posted By cilla2004

attic drop down ladder

Our attic drop down ladder is an unknown age and one of the sides has started to fail. Can anyone recommend a brand that is good and who exactly installs this type of stuff. My husband will want to...
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Smile metal railing 50 years old

This is my second time to paint my metal porch railing. I painted it with Rustoleum and oil paint 8 years ago. (Don't know if that is a good amount of time that it lasted.) Before when I painted it...
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washer with intermittent leaking

This washer is too old to have fixed professionally (according to how long you should keep appliances at Consumer Reports). But my husband is handy if we just knew where to look. (it is at least...
06-17-07, 06:21 PM
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Posted By cilla2004

perennials

You don't say how much room between driveways, but I have seen fabulous
areas between driveways 1) a row of bearded iris or
2) a row of black-eyed susans
both those need sun
for shade, a row of...
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Posted By cilla2004

cleaning a sterling silver mesh purse

Can anyone vouch for this suggestion on cleaning silver on this website?
Here is what it says:

Aluminum Foil, Baking Soda, and Salt: Place a sheet of aluminum foil in the bottom of a pan, add...
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Views: 7,692
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getting the smell of "Goof Off" off

I have had to clean spots on clothes with Goof Off after getting a little latex paint on them. I have had trouble getting the smell of "Goof Off" out of my clothing even after washing and drying the...
05-19-07, 12:42 PM
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Views: 1,231
Posted By cilla2004

decorative painting

I am thinking of painting the outside of a bookshelf with a design (yet to be determined). I was going to do it with the kind of acrylic paint they sell at the crafts store in 1 oz. bottles that...
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Views: 2,661
Posted By cilla2004

painted acoustic ceiling tiles look great!

I posted a while back about painting acoustic ceiling tiles in the basement and got good responses that it would work. My husband was convinced it would look terrible and thought we should re-tile...
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How hard is waterborne enamel?

After it is dry, will the books stick to the shelves? (The location is in the basement) I'm willing to consider a non-oil paint if the books don't stick to the shelves. And can you mention a brand...
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Views: 81,270
Posted By cilla2004

Rustoleum on Wood?

Does anyone know how oil-base rustoleum performs on wood? I want to paint some book shelves and from past experience I found that latex does not perform very well. Due to air standards I will have...
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Views: 4,107
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Kilz/ and brush vs roller

I was planning on washing the walls and then putting on Kilz latex primer. I'm really sold on Kilz. I live in an area where it is hard to come by oil based paint due to pollution standards. I like...
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