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Posted in thread: Patching sub-floor cement board on 09-04-2012 at 07:52 PM
Thanks for the assist, guys. I've found an elegant solution: I sent my wife for a masonry
course at the local CC and convinced her to do it: she will add a concrete patch to the holes
and finish the w...
Posted in thread: Patching sub-floor cement board on 08-08-2012 at 05:01 PM
Neal,The second sheet with the cutout shown is 1 1/2" of a 'particle board', but in this case,
the particles are aggregate and the board-like material is cement...
Posted in thread: Patching sub-floor cement board on 08-05-2012 at 05:25 PM
master bathroom used to have a vinyl floor and a fake modesty wall separating the
shower/toilet zone from the vanity zone. My wife and I aren't as modest as when the house was
built in 1965--heck, w...
Posted in thread: Slow Drain Questions on 08-05-2012 at 05:03 PM
I don't think I'm alone in being slow to reply to my messages. As with many things DIY, we've
got jobs, kids, and spouses that don't want us to screw up anything we do to be helpful. Thus,
our jobs ta...
Posted in thread: Slow Drain Questions on 09-23-2011 at 09:34 PM
The things I learned today:1. Everything worked fine.2. My house is nearing 50 years old and
the drain pipes are galvanized 1.5-2" to cast iron. The plumber suggested that they are in OK
shape, but wi...
Posted in thread: Slow Drain Questions on 09-22-2011 at 08:16 PM
My drains (kitchen, bathroom, basement laundry) are slow, verging on stuck. The toilets don't
seem to backup, but I'll assume that this is because the path is long compared to the volume
that I drop a...