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Posted in thread: Schlüter edging strips on 09-17-2016 at 01:07 PM
Thought I'd update my thread... yes we're still working on this shower reno! Full time job and
life get in the way. Thankful for a 2nd bathroom upstairs! I did end up using some Schluter
edging on the...
Posted in thread: Schlüter edging strips on 11-29-2015 at 11:04 AM
I really love the look of these Schluter edges and will likely be using them! Just wondering if
anyone here has installed them before and what your opinions are. particularly interested in
the one de...
Posted in thread: RedGard for tub/shower surround on 11-29-2015 at 10:56 AM
Tile board also should not be direct contact with the top of the tub.There should be about 3/8"
gap there.Yes, we've planned for that :) Thanks.
Posted in thread: RedGard for tub/shower surround on 11-28-2015 at 02:30 PM
Thanks. Your diagram shows using a membrane behind a metal lath? I'm guessing that's the way
they did it when my 1979 house was built because that's basically what we tore out - minus the
membrane! I ...
Posted in thread: RedGard for tub/shower surround on 11-28-2015 at 11:37 AM
We've got our new tub installed and are ready to put the backer board up (using Hardie) and
waterproof using RedGard. I am unable to find installation instructions regarding the wall to
Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 01-20-2015 at 12:34 PM
dang that polished brass is fugly. put a tv in the fp hole, use the screen doors to hide it
when not watching.Wow - Brass wasn't my choice however it isn't exactly a priority upgrade. But
don't you wo...
Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 01-15-2015 at 08:53 AM
Could you get an overall picture of the fireplace, it will put this in perspective a little
better.Attaching a pic - not a great one but all I can get to at the moment - if that's any
help at all. :)B...
Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 01-14-2015 at 10:43 AM
I finally remembered to take some pics of the patch job done in our fireplace. Again, this was
prior to us buying the house and unfortunately the seller can't remember who did the work so I
Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 12-04-2014 at 03:17 PM
Thank you... but I'd still like to know WHAT should be done to this thing. Even if we call in a
pro to do the job, I'd like to understand what is necessary and what isn't. I am very much a
Posted in thread: Befuddled over a fireplace! on 12-04-2014 at 12:50 PM
I recently bought a house built in 1979. It has a wood burning fireplace with gas starter in
place. The previous owner said he had the whole thing cleaned and inspected but can't remember
who did it. ...