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  • Posted in thread: Piers and footers leaning on 01-06-2011 at 11:45 AM
    I'd recommend getting a professional and licensed foundation contractor in, and who has
    experience with piers, to inspect and determine what is best for your situation. This is not a
    DIYer project. Yo...

  • Posted in thread: Kitchen Countertop Advice Needed on 01-06-2011 at 11:40 AM
    If you are adverse to granite then look at Silestone or one of the other Quartz based products.
    I've used both and both have held up extremely well.

  • Posted in thread: Green board. Is it really horrible. on 01-06-2011 at 11:35 AM
    I've used Greenboard in a number of my bathrooms and never had experienced any problems. This
    said, I kept them away from the shower and tub area. I've always used WonderBoard around the
    shower/tub ar...

  • Posted in thread: Corner beads? on 07-20-2008 at 11:53 AM
    You can make straight cuts on the corner bead. I have used both nails and screws. Both work
    fine. Just make sure they are sunk well enough that they create a little bit of a dimple.
    Otherwise they wil...

  • Posted in thread: starting a basement project on 07-20-2008 at 11:50 AM
    You can attach the tile directly to the concrete floor, however if there are cracks or it is
    unlevel, first apply a leveling agent.

  • Posted in thread: To Subfloor or not that is the question on 07-20-2008 at 11:48 AM
    If the manufacturer states you can lay the laminate directly on the concrete floor then by all
    means do so. However, if your basement has a history of moisture problems you may want to first
    put down ...

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