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Posted in thread: Durock Tile membrane on 03-14-2013 at 08:57 PM
I've seen experienced tile guys swear that tiling over tile is possible with good results.Yes
it is and can be done, but you said......For the most part the tiles are unbroken and well
Posted in thread: New Bathroom Tile - Cementboard for Tile - Keep Linoleum? on 02-26-2013 at 08:10 PM
Find a spot that will be hidden with the new vanity and and cut a hole in the floor.You mean
like this in post #11? How about drilling a small hole?Manbehidthecurtain, In post #1 you
called it "vinyl ...
Posted in thread: Can I install flooring perpendicular to a hump in floor? on 02-26-2013 at 08:00 PM
Yea, that's pretty bad, it needs to be fixed unless you go with carpeting. It'll look and feel
bad with carpeting too but........So this 1x is the subfloor? How wide are the boards? Jaz
Posted in thread: New Bathroom Tile - Cementboard for Tile - Keep Linoleum? on 02-26-2013 at 01:15 PM
You need to know the type and size of the joists, spacing, unsupported span. Their species and
grade will be a big help too. Thickness and type of subfloor and any underlayment over it.
Posted in thread: New Bathroom Tile - Cementboard for Tile - Keep Linoleum? on 02-26-2013 at 12:15 PM
How about drilling a small hole? Or removing the stair nosing and look at the edge of the floor
layers. How about a floor air register? You're looking for a thin ply over the subfloor.Jaz
Posted in thread: Ceramic tile over 2 layers of lino on 02-25-2013 at 08:36 PM
Chrissy,Level has nothing to do with it. The floor will be the same level after the vinyl's
removed. What you're considering is not a good plan, there's likely to be an area that isn't
Posted in thread: New Bathroom Tile - Cementboard for Tile - Keep Linoleum? on 02-25-2013 at 08:26 PM
I believe the vinyl was laid directly on the subfloor, ie no underlaymentWhy don't you confirm
that? It's very doubtful that the vinyl is direct on the subfloor though. If not, you should be
Posted in thread: Tiling over Tiling? on 02-09-2013 at 09:57 AM
OK, I'll continue with no regards to the framing at all.I'd make sure all the tiles are stuck
well by taping them with the handle of a screwdriver to listen for hollow sounds. Especially
around the pe...
Posted in thread: Tiling over Tiling? on 02-08-2013 at 02:14 PM
Yes, removing 600 ft. of CBU and tiles would be a big job, I'd rather move.:eek:You can
absolutely tile over tile if everything is done right. But the main thing is to make sure your
joists are not ov...
Posted in thread: Easiest way to cut HardieBacker 500 Cement Board on 02-03-2013 at 10:26 PM
I ended up using the screwsAnd which screws would that be? I bought a used inexpensive Skil Saw
($20) and fitted a masonry cutting blade ($4) ... Draw your line and zip it off. Done. MASSIVE
DUST I hi...
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