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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 04-02-2012, 09:20 AM
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Posted By rdharbis1
Thanks for all the inputs from everyone. I...

Thanks for all the inputs from everyone. I realized this job may be too big for me and hired the pros. I also wanted to update the forum on what their methods were.
Remove 3/4 inch plywood (this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-18-2012, 07:02 AM
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Posted By rdharbis1
Good morning, thanks all for your interest and...

Good morning, thanks all for your interest and suggestions. A couple of questions have been asked:
The state of the floor joists, the kitchen is above my basement and I have access to the joists....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-16-2012, 07:08 AM
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Posted By rdharbis1
It was asked about the lino, yes, it is glued...

It was asked about the lino, yes, it is glued down. Scraping is how I removed a portion of it. This will probably be the hardest part of the job unless I remove the plywood. If I remove the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-15-2012, 12:38 PM
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Posted By rdharbis1
Thank you nealtw, that's kind of what I was...

Thank you nealtw, that's kind of what I was hoping to hear!
I have been given many suggestions, the best of which is just to tile right over the linoleum. Heck, I could start tonight if that is an...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-15-2012, 10:54 AM
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Posted By rdharbis1
The planking sub-floor is older lumber and are 1...

The planking sub-floor is older lumber and are 1 x 6 running at a 45 degree angle with the floor joists. I can see this construction from the basement. I renovated my bathroom last summer and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-15-2012, 07:36 AM
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Posted By rdharbis1
I guess with the thinset, backerboard, thinset,...

I guess with the thinset, backerboard, thinset, tile = ~1 inch? I guess it is not that bad, I just don't recall seeing it like this in other homes (I look at new homes for ideas and design patterns)...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-14-2012, 02:16 PM
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Posted By rdharbis1
Floor Height after tile

I am removing two layers of linoleum in my kitchen and dining room for the purpose of putting in a tile floor. My home was built very well in the mid-60's on 16 in centers with 1 x 6 planks laid on...
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