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My blog page is located at www.no-curb.com
North Vancouver, BC
Woodworking, Coaching Soccer, arts & Crafts with my girls, promoting better building practices
Bathroom renovations in Vancouver


jfrwhipple@gmail.com - www-no-curb.com - 604 506 6792

Always get construction advice double checked by your local city hall. Flood Test Every Shower - Every Time.


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North and West Vancouver Drain Line Inspections - service by John Whipple

by johnfrwhipple on 11-20-2012 at 05:40 AM
After a couple of weeks of

"Will call you Tuesday to let you know when we have time, if there are no emergency jobs." and

"Next Thursday we will know when we can make it." and

"We need to do our emergency jobs first" and

"Your slotted in on Friday next week"

This was the service I received from Modern Drainage here in North Vancouver. My clients needless to say where less than

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Updated 11-21-2012 at 06:22 AM by johnfrwhipple


How to locate a shower leak - Best plan of attack outlined.

by johnfrwhipple on 06-17-2012 at 04:38 PM
My buddy Tom called me today to wish me a happy Father's Day and ask for some advice. I was heading to work for a short spell and after hearing about his shower leak I told him I would be by in an hour. I helped Tom build his shower and wanted to see first hand the problem. When I got there the ceiling below the master shower was opened up and upon inspection we could see that the water leaked trough the hole where the hot water ran up through the floor in the stud wall cavity. The leak was

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Updated 06-17-2012 at 04:43 PM by johnfrwhipple

Leak Detection - Bathroom Showers

Laticrete's new 5"x5" Tile Insert Shower Drain - a close up review with pictures.

by johnfrwhipple on 06-16-2012 at 07:54 AM
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Updated 03-18-2014 at 08:48 AM by johnfrwhipple


How to clean a Kerdi Drain - A step by step process

by johnfrwhipple on 06-13-2012 at 04:43 PM
I was asked to clean up a two bedroom condo up in Whistler not far from my North Vancouver home this week and thought I would share this process with anyone keen enough to tackle the cleaning job of a Schluter Sytems Kerdi drain. The strainer portion of the Kerdi drain comes off easily with just a philips screwdriver unless the tile setter grouted the screws over like the one I worked on.

To access the screws first I used the tip of a sharp drill bit to loosen up the dried grout.

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Updated 02-05-2014 at 05:24 PM by johnfrwhipple

Shower Drain Cleaning

Which Latex Primer works best with drywall mud compound for a Kerdi installation.

by johnfrwhipple on 12-29-2011 at 08:35 AM
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Updated 03-18-2014 at 08:47 AM by johnfrwhipple

Bathroom Waterproofing