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I can not figure out how I changed these bulbs!

We purchased this home with these two fixtures and recently had outdoor outlets added to this circuit, which are all on a switch timer inside. I noticed one bulb in one fixture was burnt out about a...
09-12-10, 12:46 PM
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Hi again, I am wrong. There is a ply...

Hi again,

I am wrong. There is a ply subfloor (1"?) and a second 3/8 ply subfloor over top. The subfloor was screwed every 6" before the second layer was applied.

The shims were added after...
09-12-10, 10:13 AM
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Posted By DIYerinOntario

Okay - again, good points, so here we go. ...

Okay - again, good points, so here we go.

The reason I am basing it on structural instability is for the following reasons.
1. The original installation (only an adhesive mortar - no wire...
09-11-10, 04:40 PM
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Posted By DIYerinOntario

Okay...gotcha. I was really regretting not using...

Okay...gotcha. I was really regretting not using the cement board. Without structural stability, it wouldn't have made a difference. I think I will go with a beam under the joists supported by...
09-11-10, 06:42 AM
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Posted By DIYerinOntario

Sorry...you lost me...do you mean that even a...

Sorry...you lost me...do you mean that even a home with horrible floors would have a tile floor that would survive for that length of time if cement board was used? Too bad for me. Good to know for...
09-10-10, 07:20 PM
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Posted By DIYerinOntario

Thanks for the advice...starting over is a NO...

Thanks for the advice...starting over is a NO WAY. This job was nearly 5,000 with materials. Besides, I really don't think it's the scratch coat per se. I think it's the movement. I realize that...
09-10-10, 03:50 PM
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Posted By DIYerinOntario

I believe the sub floor is 3/4 or 1 inch ply. ...

I believe the sub floor is 3/4 or 1 inch ply. When I say wire mesh, I am referring to the old method of tiling. I know that the "new" method is the cement board but I got nervous when the former...
09-10-10, 11:29 AM
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Posted By DIYerinOntario

Thanks but need a fix not a tear out

Thanks very much for your reply. Much appreciated. The old tile was laid on the ply. The new tile was laid with new ply a wire mesh. The house is 25 years old. I believe the grout to the...
09-10-10, 07:47 AM
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Posted By DIYerinOntario

New tile issues

Had new tile installed. Old tile was laid with no mesh and was lifting and cracking everywhere. Laid mesh and screwed new plywood. New tile is tiled up to cabinets.
Three problems:
1. When we...
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