DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > Search Forums > Search Results




Showing results 1 to 17 of 17
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Kitty
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-09-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
We decided to put grout in front of it. We've...

We decided to put grout in front of it. We've never had to remove it in the 16 years we've lived in the house so probably won't have to take it out. If we have to, we can remove the grout and it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-30-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Need opinion - dilema

The kitchen heat vent is a problem. We can grout right up to it, but then that eliminates any way of removing it easily. We cant cut out an opening above it and raise it as it's already as high as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-30-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Yes! We used Ditra. It was a little more...

Yes! We used Ditra. It was a little more expensive than cement board, but it was soooo much easier to work with! By the time we factored in our sweat and possible doctor co-pays, we decided to go...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-29-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Detra ... are you referring to the orange stuff?

Detra ... are you referring to the orange stuff?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-28-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Stove, dishwasher, center island, table & chairs...

Stove, dishwasher, center island, table & chairs have now been put back in the kitchen. Just waiting on the refrigerator! It's starting to feel like home again.

More photos to come...after the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-28-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Working on the foyer...with the finished...

Working on the foyer...with the finished kitchen/eating area in the background. Finished laundry room is on the right.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-28-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Could it be.....done? YEAH! Just have the...

Could it be.....done?
YEAH! Just have the foyer, bathroom and closet to go!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-28-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
The drill that gave its life while mixing...

The drill that gave its life while mixing thinset. My hubby was real upset to have to buy a new Dewalt
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-28-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Thinset spread, tile laid out with 1/4"...

Thinset spread, tile laid out with 1/4" spacers....dry, dry, dry
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-28-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Before: Kitchen/Eating area with vinyl flooring...

Before: Kitchen/Eating area with vinyl flooring removed
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 12-26-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Update: Vinyl flooring and subfloor are ripped...

Update:
Vinyl flooring and subfloor are ripped up and gone. We're down to 5/8" plywood; put down underlayment and have finished the tiling in the laundry room!

The kitchen is done, and will be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-26-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Thanks TileGuy. We'll do that. Pics to...

Thanks TileGuy. We'll do that.

Pics to follow shortly...

My tile project will be on hold for a little bit as I seemed to have strained my back and now have muscle spasms. This is some kind...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-25-2006, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
OK, we'll rip up that 1/4" hardboard. That...

OK, we'll rip up that 1/4" hardboard.

That particle board that's underneath is 3/4". Is that ok? Should we lay something over the top of the 3/4" particle board?

I'll post up pics tomorrow....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-25-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
We pulled up the carpet that butts up against the...

We pulled up the carpet that butts up against the vinyl flooring and confirmed there is a 1/4" hardboard underneath. There isn't plywood underneath that, I guess it's the "large chunk" particle...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-21-2006, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Thanks Bud! I guess we'll be ripping up the...

Thanks Bud! I guess we'll be ripping up the vinyl for sure.

Ugh. This job is gonna suck.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-21-2006, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Thanks everyone! We built this house 15...

Thanks everyone!

We built this house 15 years ago so I'm sure their isn't asbestos in the floor, and I know it's plywood underneath. We're a huge believer in doing a job right the first time,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 11-20-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,964
Posted By Kitty
Ceramic Tile over Vinyl flooring

We'll be updating our kitchen from vinyl flooring to ceramic tile. Do we really need to pull up the vinyl flooring? Can we just lay the tile over the top of the vinyl?

BTW - Great site!
Showing results 1 to 17 of 17