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Posted in thread: No Joist support for last 20" under cast iron tub on 03-22-2017 at 03:00 PM
I plan to install 3/4" plywood, hardibacker and tile. There will be a step-up onto the new
tile. I can deal with that...
Posted in thread: No Joist support for last 20" under cast iron tub on 03-21-2017 at 06:31 AM
It all started with a need to replace a toilet... then the toilet flange was broken... the tile
floor was on a mud box that had broken down such that there wasn't anything to screw the flange
Posted in thread: How do we fix our healthcare system in America? on 03-19-2017 at 08:07 PM
Shaving $1k per capita would be a good
Posted in thread: Tying in hardwood - Weird narrow piece on 03-19-2017 at 08:00 PM
your diagram has a 135 deg angle, the pic is at a 90... can you clarify?
Posted in thread: No Joist support for last 20" under cast iron tub on 03-19-2017 at 06:01 PM
House built 1940s. The 2nd floor bathroom has an original cast iron tub. The tub is supported
by 3 joists but the sill does not touch the 4th joist. There is no support at the end of the
tub either - ...
Posted in thread: Bathroom built on a mudbox on 02-25-2017 at 07:43 AM
Yes, I plan to replace the entire floor.I will also be sure to use metal lathe - thank you!
Posted in thread: Water pipes under tile; Toilet Flange +Drain Pipe on 02-24-2017 at 11:51 AM
Leave room on top for a backerboard or plywood subfloor. You would then tile on top of that. In
the future, you can rip it out with the tile and start fresh.Sure, but how would I secure the
Posted in thread: Bathroom built on a mudbox on 02-24-2017 at 08:25 AM
I own a house circa ~1940. The toilet flange was fractured and the tile also cracked in that
bathroom, so I removed the tile to find that the tile was laid over old tile that had been laid
Posted in thread: Water pipes under tile; Toilet Flange +Drain Pipe on 02-22-2017 at 03:44 PM
I have the drain pipe out and I'm working on replumbing the bathroom with PEX.To retile, I plan
to rebuild the mud box with lathe, then mud. Can anyone recommend how I could build atop the
mud and be ...
Posted in thread: Replumbing: PEX through an existing wall on 02-22-2017 at 07:47 AM
Is there an easy way to replace the copper to my 2nd floor bathroom with PEX? I suppose that I
will need to open the wall in the room under the targeted bathroom.