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  • Posted in thread: Bath tub installation on 06-30-2012 at 08:17 PM
    I had the warranty drawn out in his name, given that he'd been changing company names.

  • Posted in thread: Blocking on 06-28-2012 at 09:45 PM
    BridgeMan: I'll have to keep your notes in mind when it comes time to put in a Murphy bed. It
    sounds like we'll need to pry open the dry wall and put in proper heavy duty blocking.

  • Posted in thread: Bath tub installation on 06-28-2012 at 09:39 PM
    I don't know if I should remain concerned about the tub. As mentioned here ( ), there was a
    draft when, after the installation, the grout around the tub edge cracked - joecaption was
    right to note i...

  • Posted in thread: Final Thoughts on Renovation on 06-28-2012 at 09:32 PM
    Forgot to mention the contractor installed the various bathroom knobs and they came out too
    easily if pulled (if leaning to turn a knob above the tub, you sometimes turn it and pull at
    the same time)....

  • Posted in thread: Subfloors on 06-28-2012 at 09:30 PM
    We eventually had our contractor put a second subfloor layer purchased by us. It was higher
    quality plywood. We had them screw the subfloor in with screws purchased by us.As mentioned on
    a different t...

  • Posted in thread: Renovation: Paying for Civil Engineer Inspections on 06-28-2012 at 09:25 PM
    oldog/newtrick: we (homeowners) made initial contact with the engineer.The engineer made a few
    visits and we invited him to help with a final inspection, without trying to push the building
    department...

  • Posted in thread: Final Thoughts on Renovation on 06-28-2012 at 09:20 PM
    So anyway I was promising everyone that I'd keep you updated on the various threads I opened
    with questions. I should begin though by thanking you for all your help throughout. You've been
    a valuable ...

  • Posted in thread: Renovation: Paying for Civil Engineer Inspections on 11-29-2011 at 05:42 AM
    Life in southern NY state.

  • Posted in thread: Subfloors on 11-29-2011 at 05:42 AM
    We're putting hardwood flooring (oak) in the whole apartment, with the exception of the
    bathroom, where we'll put tile.

  • Posted in thread: Subfloors on 11-27-2011 at 08:42 PM
    I understand your point about Advantec, but since we didn't mention it in the contract he
    doesn't necessarily have to use it. He only needs to do what's standard. I think he used CDX
    plywood.Can you t...

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