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07-06-19, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Blaze626

Unsafe or ugly?

What is the risk of these two leaders?

will it get huge and one branch break off and squash my kids or just look stupid because itís wider than it is tall?

also, will leaving these two leaders...
06-29-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By Blaze626

Two leaders on magnolia grandiflora

I heard that I should trim out one of these leaders on my evergreen magnolia. Iím in Southern California and the tree has been in the ground for about three years, itís about 10 feet tall.

Any...
04-20-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By Blaze626

Youíre right the extra fittings will push the...

Youíre right the extra fittings will push the drain out an inch too far, guess Iíll have to cut the vanity.
shoot, but thanks for the answer!
04-20-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By Blaze626

Oops stupid phone! I meant 45 degree elbow

Oops stupid phone! I meant 45 degree elbow
04-19-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By Blaze626

To raise p trap

I need to raise a p trap to clear the shelf of a vanity in the bathroom.

is it acceptable to use two 45 ref street elbows to effectively raise the drain, then a typical p trap after that?

the...
01-30-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Blaze626

Maybe itís just normal new Saltillo look?

Maybe itís just normal new Saltillo look?
01-29-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Blaze626

Saltillo preparation

Hi all, this site is awesome and I appreciate everyone’s input here.

I’m trying to put Saltillo in a hall bathroom because there is Saltillo in the master bath.

i bought tiles from Lowe’s but...
10-05-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By Blaze626

New avocado problem?

We planted this tree about a month ago and it looks healthy except for the top part. (pictured)

Southern California
Tree is about 6' tall by 4' wide

The brown looks like sunburn from southern...
05-16-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Blaze626

Havenít got a hold of kohler yet, but i...

Havenít got a hold of kohler yet,

but i verified valve body body is correct orientation, valve is correctly oriented, black tab is up, Orange stop tab is down.
05-16-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Blaze626

The diverted is a pull type in the spout. ...

The diverted is a pull type in the spout.

when I replaced the old valve, the position was changed because itís a different model but only slightly and I did raise the shower head about 8 inches...
05-16-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Blaze626

The water coming from the shower head is more...

The water coming from the shower head is more than a dribble but not equal to the spout, maybe like 20 - 25%
05-16-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Blaze626

Great, thanks everyone, guess Iíll have to call...

Great, thanks everyone, guess Iíll have to call the tech support.

the centerline between nipple and and shower digit is 59Ē.

9Ē between nipple and valve. When researching those dimensions, that...
05-15-18, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Blaze626

Water from spout and shower

Hi all,
i have a kohler rite temp newly installed that sprays water from the shower head at the same time as the spout.

this didnít happen before I put the shower head on

could it be the slow...
01-13-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Blaze626

Large and small ants on same trail

We have small and larger ants on the same trail, currently in the bathroom. They look the same just one is twice the size of the other. Any ideas on what this is?
09-06-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By Blaze626

Roxul around shower valve

Hi all, I've put roxul safe n sound all around my interior bath for sound control.

I'm about to put durock on the wet wall and wonder if I should put the roxul around the shower valve and drop...
08-20-17, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Blaze626

Hvac duct against tile wall

Just a quick concern about the tile surround in my bath remodel. Is there any reason to be concerned about the back of vent ducting servicing an adjacent room up against the cement board behind the...
08-13-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Blaze626

Roxul behind durock behind tile

I have an interior bath tub surround tile project.
The original plan was studs, 1/2" durock, thinset mortar, tile and grout.

Further research convinced me of a waterproofing membrane over the...
07-07-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Blaze626

Ok gave up on that whole thing and redid it with...

Ok gave up on that whole thing and redid it with a regular zinc slip joint but and tapered washer cannibalized from the old tub because they don't have those at big box stores. Wtf?

Anyway, the...
07-07-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Blaze626

Nibco built in seal

Hi all, I've been really trying to resist posting too much on here, but I feel like this question might save me a lot of time and trouble, so thank you in advance.

At the p-trap to drain tee...
07-02-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,828
Posted By Blaze626

For example Custom Building Products AcrylPro...

For example
Custom Building Products AcrylPro 1 Gal. Ceramic Tile Adhesive-ARL40001 - The Home Depot...
07-02-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Blaze626

Great advice Thank you all for your support.

Great advice
Thank you all for your support.
07-02-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Blaze626

Thanks, that sounds easier to use latex caulking....

Thanks, that sounds easier to use latex caulking.

Something I read recently said it doesn't get as good a bite in the joint as silicone, though.

Sounds like either is fine, I'll go with...
07-02-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Blaze626

bed fiberglass tape or push thinset through?

For cementboard joints, I see that some people push thinset into cement board joints, then bed mesh tape in and skim coat... while other people are applying the mesh tape to the joint then pushing...
07-02-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Blaze626

Caulking timing

Hi All,

I'm hearing conflicting info on when to apply a silicone caulk bead during a tile project.

Is there any time when you should seal a location, then tile up to it?

It seems reasonable...
07-02-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,828
Posted By Blaze626

tub surround thinset mortar or latex mastic

Thoughts on thinset mortar to bed ceramic tiles in a tub surround or latex mastic?

I read that the mastic will keep tiles from slipping.
I read that mastic isnt best for wet areas.

Mastic...
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