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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-25-2013, 09:35 AM
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Posted By chrissy
Ceramic tile over 2 layers of lino

I am installing ceramic tiles in my kitchen/dining room. Now that I've taken up the existing laminate I've found 2 layers of Lino flooring, which could contain asbestos(?). As long as the original...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 08-01-2012, 07:56 AM
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Views: 730
Posted By chrissy
Carpet adhesive on concrete

Would like to apply a solid stain to concrete, however after removing indoor/outdoor carpet the glue used is stuck to the concrete. Tried letting the etching acid soak in but it had no effect on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-24-2012, 11:52 PM
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Views: 508
Posted By chrissy
Thanks for the response. I'll get a picture...

Thanks for the response. I'll get a picture posted. In response to the 4" clearance, both entrances are raised approximately 6" from ground level and both are covered by the roof of the house. I did...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-22-2012, 10:24 PM
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Views: 508
Posted By chrissy
Replacing glued mating on front and back concrete entrance

Have 2 entrances that are concrete with an indoor/outdoor type carpet glued down. Much of the mating is frayed and I would like to take it up, replacing it with a more inviting surface. I would have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-22-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By chrissy
Aniline powder stain

Water based powder stains soaked in much better on the solid maple.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-16-2012, 11:30 PM
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Views: 967
Posted By chrissy
Thanks. Have you had any experience with aniline...

Thanks. Have you had any experience with aniline stains? I was thinking that might penetrate the solid maple more bringing the 2 closer in color and depth.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By chrissy
Matching stain on Maple hardwood to maple plywood

I am making kitchen cabinets with maple. The shaker doors are solid maple framing with plywood panels. I have read the information regarding the difference in the two pieces to accept stain; however,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-17-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By chrissy
Floating Bamboo floor

I am doing a reno to my kitchen and would like to replace the laminate with bamboo; however, my house is slab on grade. I intend to put down a new cushion unlay (moisture barrier) but would like to...
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