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Posted in thread: Possible asbestos floor tiles lifting and more. Still non-friable. Repair advice? on 08-30-2014 at 06:13 AM
I remember them being 9 inch. They were hard and brittle and would bend if warmed up. They
would take the shape of the floor a bit after being laid. They put asbestos in everything as it
was a cheap f...
Posted in thread: I finally found a Home Improvement forum that gets some traffic and is friendly! Hi! on 08-30-2014 at 05:56 AM
Again welcome. Many of us were where you are right now. You have your head on straight and I
can see things will work out. Money had a way of being fluid and slips away. I know. Take
20,000 and divide...
Posted in thread: How to dig a pond? Concrete related. on 08-30-2014 at 05:29 AM
As a DIY project I look at these types projects as saving me a gym membership.When I drive past
the local health club I always laugh every car is bunched up in front of the door because
people don't w...
Posted in thread: How to screed cement for large area? on 08-29-2014 at 03:45 PM
Based on the recent information you should have no problem getting six or more helpers. Sent
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Posted in thread: Possible asbestos floor tiles lifting and more. Still non-friable. Repair advice? on 08-29-2014 at 02:59 PM
Nice post and welcome. First I would figure out for sure if it is or isn't asbestos. Take a
very small sample and get it tested. Tell the homeowners the plan also. They need to also know.
Posted in thread: How to screed cement for large area? on 08-29-2014 at 01:29 PM
That will work as you can lower it to push and raise it to pull as long as it’s not too
many feet long. Those selfies are what we want you to post as the pour progresses.
Posted in thread: adding sconces to existing outlet/switch on 08-29-2014 at 01:25 PM
If that’s the easiest way then go for it. I don’t see any issues. If you want to
show it off post some pics as you go.
Posted in thread: How to screed cement for large area? on 08-29-2014 at 01:06 PM
No that’s a real bull float I think. If you have never used one it is made to go both
directions and when you give the handle a twist the angle of the leading edge changes. If you
just make one ...
Posted in thread: adding sconces to existing outlet/switch on 08-29-2014 at 10:35 AM
If the first sconce is straight above the outlet that one is easy to drop a wire down and tie
into the power from the switched outlet. You don’t have to go from that sconce to the
next though. T...
Posted in thread: How to screed cement for large area? on 08-29-2014 at 09:05 AM
Another thing I normally do when I can is plan on having a little extra and a place to use it.
Form up an area where you might want a little pad for a garbage can or just outside a door and
leave one ...