Last Activity:05-08-2012 9:23 AM
Posted in thread: Laminate Wood Flooring on 05-01-2012 at 06:50 PM
Hello,I just bought 300 sq. ft. of laminate flooring for my living room. After pulling up all
the carpet there is a spot near the door that was apparently tiled sometime because there is
still a layer...
Posted in thread: Tile over brick fireplace on 04-20-2012 at 08:20 AM
How should I go about tileing over the brick without locking the insert in?
Posted in thread: Tile over brick fireplace on 04-18-2012 at 06:21 PM
I am getting ready to tile over this brick fireplace. Should I lay the tile on top of the brick
or should I take the brick out? I am worried it may block my ventilation if I tile over the
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 04-16-2012 at 12:29 AM
Thank you all for your help. There were four large screws holding the manel up, I was able to
get two of them out after cutting back the drywall and the other two I just cut off. Thanks
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 04-15-2012 at 05:09 PM
So I cut some of the dry wall from above the mantel and there are several large bolts holding
the mantel in place from behind. Now I am having trouble getting these bolts out. There is not
a lot of ro...
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 04-15-2012 at 02:42 PM
I thought about that, but the mantel actually goes about an inch into the wall and I'm not sure
how I would completely remove it without tearing up studs or what ever is behind it. I am
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 04-15-2012 at 11:19 AM
I cut away everything around the mantel and still could not get it to budge, even with a few
swings of the hammer. I decided to start cutting into the mantel to see if I could figure out
how it was mo...
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 04-14-2012 at 09:16 PM
I tried cutting the mating from the mantel but I wasn't able to lift it. I hit it a few times
with the hammer to try knocking it free. After the hammer didn't work; I started sawing into it
to see if ...
Posted in thread: Fireplace Mantel on 04-14-2012 at 12:27 PM
I have a brick fireplace with a floating mantel that I am trying to remove. It is a 9 x 5.5 x
84 wood mantel. There is no trim, no screws that I can see, it seems like it is cemented into
the brick, b...