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Posted in thread: Ceramic tile over 2 layers of lino on 02-25-2013 at 10:35 AM
I am installing ceramic tiles in my kitchen/dining room. Now that I've taken up the existing
laminate I've found 2 layers of Lino flooring, which could contain asbestos(?). As long as the
Posted in thread: Carpet adhesive on concrete on 08-01-2012 at 07:56 AM
Would like to apply a solid stain to concrete, however after removing indoor/outdoor carpet the
glue used is stuck to the concrete. Tried letting the etching acid soak in but it had no effect
on the g...
Posted in thread: Replacing glued mating on front and back concrete entrance on 04-24-2012 at 11:52 PM
Thanks for the response. I'll get a picture posted. In response to the 4" clearance, both
entrances are raised approximately 6" from ground level and both are covered by the roof of the
house. I did s...
Posted in thread: Replacing glued mating on front and back concrete entrance on 04-22-2012 at 10:24 PM
Have 2 entrances that are concrete with an indoor/outdoor type carpet glued down. Much of the
mating is frayed and I would like to take it up, replacing it with a more inviting surface. I
would have l...
Posted in thread: Matching stain on Maple hardwood to maple plywood on 04-22-2012 at 07:47 AM
Water based powder stains soaked in much better on the solid maple.
Posted in thread: Matching stain on Maple hardwood to maple plywood on 04-16-2012 at 11:30 PM
Thanks. Have you had any experience with aniline stains? I was thinking that might penetrate
the solid maple more bringing the 2 closer in color and depth.
Posted in thread: Matching stain on Maple hardwood to maple plywood on 04-16-2012 at 08:54 AM
I am making kitchen cabinets with maple. The shaker doors are solid maple framing with plywood
panels. I have read the information regarding the difference in the two pieces to accept stain;
Posted in thread: Floating Bamboo floor on 01-17-2012 at 04:47 PM
I am doing a reno to my kitchen and would like to replace the laminate with bamboo; however, my
house is slab on grade. I intend to put down a new cushion unlay (moisture barrier) but would
like to en...