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Posted in thread: Real wood paneling in basement on 11-13-2008 at 05:49 PM
I've seen that look as well, but only industrial use:rolleyes: . I'd vote for the tile or
composit rock for a more updated approach. Also less risk of future water stains;) ! The key is
to prep so the...
Posted in thread: Bathroom remodeling on 11-13-2008 at 05:41 PM
I have a 24-year old son who loves to bash things:D ...I think I'll give him this project if he
agrees to wear protective gear! Might it be worth a couple rolls of duck tape to hold down the
Posted in thread: shoe molding and caulking on 11-10-2008 at 01:50 PM
What room is this in...are you expecting a lot of water on the floor so you have to worry about
mold:eek: ? My brother installs professionally and I've never seen him seal the perimeter with
Posted in thread: Remodeling home...consult architect or interior designer first? on 11-10-2008 at 01:35 PM
Agreed! We had a major project and realized atchitects and interior designers are like oil and
water. They have separate areas of expertise and often do not cooperate if they are from
Posted in thread: To Feng Shui or not to Feng Shui on 11-10-2008 at 01:24 PM
I've seen a lot of it. Some is more relaxing:) . Some is down right ugly (and expensive:mad: )!
Like any design work, make certain you check references and see a lot of before/after pictures
Posted in thread: Installing painted molding:paint on or off wall? on 11-10-2008 at 01:17 PM
Paint then install hands down! If you do a lot, spraying saves tons of time but not worthwhile
because of cleanup for small jobs. I prefer stained/varnished vs. painted...but despise masking
Posted in thread: Bathroom remodeling on 11-10-2008 at 01:08 PM
We have a blue, ceramic coated, cast-iron tub that has to go! My brother said you use a sledge
hammer and break it up:eek: . Anyone done this? What do I watch out for:confused: ?
Posted in thread: Help Please! Slate on Wall on 07-03-2007 at 01:25 PM
Sorry, but tile needs a cement base. Take it all down to the studs and put up Durarock or
Hardibacker first (could go over...but why...might find they went over brick underneath
already!). If your cem...
Posted in thread: What is this floor (picture)? on 07-03-2007 at 01:20 PM
-- You can contact the company from this URL. The real question is what did they do to
enhance it for the photo?!? I found some pavers in a flier I was interested in. Went to pick
some up and found ...
Posted in thread: Can Dry-Lok be applied on a wood surface? on 04-03-2007 at 08:44 PM
I asked that at the MPLS Home & Garden show. They said it shows every imperfection--not a good
option. I went with a high quality floor paint and did some stenciling. Nice look...little