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Old 01-09-2008, 07:26 PM  
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Wow... busy, busy, busy. I'm getting tired just reading this!

I haven't tried Hardibacker, have always used Durock and get good results. While you at the big box, you might want to get one of those carbide tipped scoring tools. It's about $7 and you'll find plenty of uses for it besides scoring backer board.

I swear you can score concrete with this tool, then turn around and cut glass with it.

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Old 01-14-2008, 11:15 AM  
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HaridBacker is down. That was tough work! My legs and back are killing me today! Not even Aleve or a Martini helped

Marble goes down this weekend. I've got this week to plan how to do that.

How about sealer? Do I just seal the grout? Can I just use a small artists brush to apply the sealer directly to the grout?
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