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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 11-27-2010, 01:17 PM
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Views: 899
Posted By Rich P
It sounds like you had granite tiles installed,...

It sounds like you had granite tiles installed, or was it slab granite? Either way the responsibility falls on the person that built/designed the counter top.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-13-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,229
Posted By Rich P
3/4 of an inch is totally unacceptable. Get...

3/4 of an inch is totally unacceptable. Get the fabricator, installer back. For what you pay for stone it needs to be right.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 02-23-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,364
Posted By Rich P
First of all, is it a laminate floor, or an...

First of all, is it a laminate floor, or an engineered (laminated)wood floor.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-10-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Rich P
Is it particle board or OSB?

Is it particle board or OSB?
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-10-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By Rich P
It should be contact cement that is used on the...

It should be contact cement that is used on the counter top. As posted before, a heat gun is the best way to remove laminate. Heat will soften the existing glue, and then a stiff putty knife and a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-20-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,936
Posted By Rich P
Laminates counters today are a lot different from...

Laminates counters today are a lot different from the past. You can get different edge treatments such as Kuhn bevel, and with the high definition finishes, it looks a lot like solid surface. Flush...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-28-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,824
Posted By Rich P
The best thing to do is leave the vinyl. Get...

The best thing to do is leave the vinyl. Get some Ardex or similar cement based floor leveler and feather it out where the vinyl meets the subfloor. This will take care of any transition problems. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 03-09-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 23,918
Posted By Rich P
As stated, you can loose your warranty. The...

As stated, you can loose your warranty. The purpose of the underlay is to help deaden sound when on the floor, and to take up any minor imperfections in the sub floor. The 2 in 1 underlay is also...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-06-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rich P
If the area is larger than 5x12, it is seamed. ...

If the area is larger than 5x12, it is seamed. Sheet goods are not, and never have been made larger than 5x12, at least not in my 30 + yrs of installing laminate. If I understand the layout, you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-23-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rich P
Not sure I understand your question, but you can...

Not sure I understand your question, but you can get laminate in various size sheets up to a 5' by 12'.
In the past few years, the distributors have started being a little more fussy on cut sizes,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-23-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,239
Posted By Rich P
You need a router with a laminate trim bit. The...

You need a router with a laminate trim bit. The double sided trimmer you bought sounds like a vinyl edge trimmer used mostly on cabinet door and drawer edges. The laminate is supposed to be over...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 02-19-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,279
Posted By Rich P
You can go over existing laminate with proper...

You can go over existing laminate with proper prep. Sand the existing laminate with and obital sander using 60-80 grit paper. You do not have to sand through the finish, but you want to scuff it...
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