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  • In floor covering biz over 45 years. Installations 24 years.
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  • Troy
  • Michigan


  • Posted in thread: Ceramic flooring issue on 03-18-2014 at 09:29 PM
    Well, got the right idea there Neal, but that's a stair nosing. Noob, you didn't supply enough
    info to give a good answer yet. You can start by giving your location cuz that may give us a
    clue on the ...

  • Posted in thread: CBU under tub or after tub installation? on 02-26-2014 at 09:53 PM
    I was just wondering what type of CBU you used on the walls above the tub. Were you able to
    waterproof the walls, especially the window?Jaz

  • Posted in thread: CBU under tub or after tub installation? on 02-26-2014 at 02:03 PM
    A thinset is definitely a nice suggestion.As Sam said, it's not a suggestion, it's a
    requirement.You mentioned wallboard around the tub. What's the finish covering going on these

  • Posted in thread: Installing tile floor using Ditra and heated floor mat on 01-29-2014 at 10:04 PM
    Joey,Please note that CallMeVilla got the info backwards. The warming mats go in first, then
    ditra over.If everything was done right and still in good condition, 5/8" @ 16" oc meets
    minimum standards....

  • Posted in thread: Tile on 01-23-2014 at 07:57 PM
    Honestly, I don't have it in me to do all that. I thought about ignoring wise advice and adding
    grout to the top then some sort of glaze over everything to seal it in. : )No one can make you
    do it rig...

  • Posted in thread: Somerset wood? on 09-20-2013 at 11:02 PM
    Hi Drew,Somerset makes many varieties of wood flooring and you didn't mention what you chose. I
    installed a bunch in my own house a few months ago and can say it's really, really "good
    stuff". We deci...

  • Posted in thread: How to even out a patched-in plywood floor on 06-13-2013 at 10:32 PM
    People used whatever was handy to help hide the gaps in the plank subfloor. It was common to
    use tarpaper as the underlayment under vinyl/rubber tiles and sheet vinyl or linoleum up to the
    '60's. Plyw...

  • Posted in thread: Cracking floor tiles on 06-05-2013 at 09:58 PM
    Darn, I missed another picnic!:D Maybe I'll receive my invite soon. :o At least I'm in better
    shape than Brett.Jaz

  • Posted in thread: Cracking floor tiles on 06-05-2013 at 09:30 AM
    So, I comment to this thread, with post #3, on January 6th. Emma comments on March 26th. This
    morning, (June 5th), I receive and IM notifying me of Emma's comment. I'd say that's kinda on
    the slow sid...

  • Posted in thread: Durock Tile membrane on 03-14-2013 at 09:57 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
    adhered.What do...

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