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Posted in thread: Plywood spacing on 07-16-2016 at 08:01 PM
Drywall to floor spacing, ¾" or so.Jaz
Posted in thread: Plywood spacing on 07-15-2016 at 06:13 PM
I agree with the ⅛" between sheets, but have never seen any instructions that say
⅛" is good enough for perimeter gaps. I say minimum ¼". Jaz
Posted in thread: Glue is not dry under vinyl on stairs. on 03-19-2015 at 01:39 PM
Yup, and 3/32" notch is probably too much.I think you may be right though, it says for felt
backed vinyl.* I have never made a mistake....I thought I did once....but I was wrong! :DLooks
like I got st...
Posted in thread: Glue is not dry under vinyl on stairs. on 03-19-2015 at 11:57 AM
If the vinyl is shiny on the back, I think you may have used the wrong adhesive. Read the
container of adhesive again. It's sheet vinyl right? It's got a brand name and style/series
name too. What siz...
Posted in thread: Glue is not dry under vinyl on stairs. on 03-19-2015 at 11:33 AM
You never said specifically what flooring you used. Vinyl, does not tell us much. We also need
to know which adhesive you used and if the flooring was set into it right away, or if the
adhesive was al...
Posted in thread: flooring delemma on 01-06-2015 at 09:38 AM
(Sanded 3/4) plywood will be real close to what you want for thickness and is as smooth as you
needI disagree, I don't think it's the best way. You do not install glue-down sheet vinyl
directly to ¾" ...
Posted in thread: flooring delemma on 01-05-2015 at 09:13 PM
Fred,First decide what flooring you're gonna use and read their directions. I suggest you
replace the particle board with ½" underlayment grade plywood then you'll be able to add the ¼"
Posted in thread: Ceramic tiling over concrete abutting hardwood on 01-02-2015 at 03:16 PM
I'd be interested to know what you'd have recommended before I filled the recess with concreteI
woulda removed some wood first which would have taken the floor down ¾" to the subfloor. Then
I'd mud (s...
Posted in thread: Ceramic tiling over concrete abutting hardwood on 01-01-2015 at 04:50 PM
Nelson,Your plan does not abide to the proper way to do the job on two levels.We do not install
tile backer over concrete.We do not install tile backer over any plank or hardwood flooring.
You made th...
Posted in thread: New house with 10 lbs. underlay, but doesn't feel like it on 12-17-2014 at 08:39 PM
I too am surprised the sales person didn't have you step on both choices to feel the
difference. If you wanted softer, shoulda gone with 6 lb. It used to customary to use #6 on the
main floors and #8 ...