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  1. Well, it won't let me post a website. Here is...

    Well, it won't let me post a website. Here is the model I have though:

    Counter: Ronbow CTG2522-S16
    Backsplash: Ronbow A2503-S16


    Thanks for the advice.
  2. Installing a tempered glass backsplash on sink?

    Hello all.

    I am have a tempered glass counter for an above counter sink, which I installed last year. I recently purchased the tempered glass backsplash for it. This is a Ronbow product (see...
  3. Not that I have any experience in other valves,...

    Not that I have any experience in other valves, but I've been real pleased with the GroheSafe PBV's I installed in my two bathrooms.
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    Thanks for the responses. From an access panel...

    Thanks for the responses. From an access panel in the back, I think I might be able to clamp the horizontal pipe to a board to hopefuflly get rid of the rotation in the vertical pipe, which is most...
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    A drop ear is the one that sweats onto the...

    A drop ear is the one that sweats onto the vertical, screws into the wall, and threads into the horizontal? Similar to the one that goes into the shower head? Darn, i was debating using one of...
  6. I installed shutoff valves to my lines to the...

    I installed shutoff valves to my lines to the showers, since I did the work myself, over several months...I still needed water to the rest of the house, so it was necessary.
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    Used caulk, and it looks Ok, though not as clean...

    Used caulk, and it looks Ok, though not as clean as I'd hope w/ a flush mount. Still concerned about the movement of the pipe. Could it cause possible damage to the pipe in the future, with kids...
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    Tub spout moves, doesn't seem secure...

    Hello all.

    Bathroom is nearly complete. I go the swanstone walls up, tile floor laid, sink/toilet ready to put in.

    I installed the shower head and trim for the Pressure Balance valve today...
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    Copper pipe length into tub spout?

    Hello again all! I'm in the middle of remodeling my hallway bath - tore it down to stud walls, and installing new everything.

    Cast Iron Kohler K-716 tub is inplace (what a pain in the rear!!) and...
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    It rests about 1/8" off tile, unless I hold it...

    It rests about 1/8" off tile, unless I hold it against tile. I never noticed tabbs. I'll look at that prior to silicon or Dapp.

    thanks much y'all! Bathroom is nearly done. Toilet flange instal...
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    Any suggestions out there? Thanks much :-)

    Any suggestions out there? Thanks much :-)
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    Grohe Shower head installation question

    I just installed the shower fixtures (grohe eurosmart) in our new tile shower.

    The little circle trim piece that goes around the shower downspout doesn't remain flush against the tile. Should I...
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    Toilet Flange installation

    I am getting ready to install the toilet flange, and I want to make sure it is oriented correctly.

    How should the two slotted holes that connect the bolts to the toilet be oriented relative to the...
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    Bath tub recommendations

    Hello all. I'm planning ahead for my main bathroom renovation. We're in the middle of the master bath reno, but should be done in 3 weeks or so - and want to start right into the main bathroom when...
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    Yup, leak checked the copper pipe. Turned on,...

    Yup, leak checked the copper pipe. Turned on, off, on off, left pressurized for 24 hours+, turned on and off throughout the day. It worked with no leaks.

    will probably recheck, since I have to...
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    Thanks for the johnbridge heads up. Went there...

    Thanks for the johnbridge heads up. Went there to post tiling question on tiling 12" x 24" tile, and got responses telling me my sub-wall was wrong. Whew! Saved me some trouble down the road...
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    I never thought of taping while tiling. You do...

    I never thought of taping while tiling. You do end up with the speed bump.

    I had done the office/kitchen/dining room this way -but I installed heater blankets ontop of that, so that's why I did...
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    Yes, I fluxed it. Thanks for checking though! ...

    Yes, I fluxed it. Thanks for checking though! I'm new to this stuff so always love being checked to make sure I don't do something stupid!

    FYI - I got the firring strips fully up on the shower...
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    Thanks much! I vacuumed the pipe out, and it...

    Thanks much! I vacuumed the pipe out, and it worked.

    For another pipe, I put solder on the coupling, then heated the pipe, and slid the coupling on the pipe. Solder then would sweat real nice...
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    Copper Pipe questions

    I am remodeling the master bath. I have a shower pan installed, and will be installing tile walls. I am rerouting the hot and cold lines running to my new shower valve. The old lines don't match...
  21. Thread: Fir strips

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    Thats what I figured it would be, the cost. The...

    Thats what I figured it would be, the cost. The time to tac all the strips seems to far outweigh the ocst of the plywood. I think i'll do that next time. I did actually use the sister joint on one...
  22. Thread: Fir strips

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    Why Furring strips

    Thanks for the info everyone.

    I do have a question though. After ripping the 1/4" plywood into furring strips, and installing the strips through the whole shower, I began to realize what a Pain...
  23. Thread: Fir strips

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    Fir strips

    I have to fir (spelling?) my shower wall out 1/4" to ensure the backerboard & tile overhang the showerpan flanges. I plan on ripping 1/4" plywood to do so.

    Do any of you have any recommendations...
  24. more questions

    Also -

    When connecting the hot/cold inlets, and the shower output, how do you connect the threaded pipes? Do you turn them to a certain torque? Do you hand tighten? Do you sweat them to the...
  25. Grohe Safe 35-250-000 Pressure Valve installation question

    Good evening everyone.

    I'm back from a long trip for work, and can get back to remodeling my master bathroom. So far, I have all parts sitting in the garage for installation (Americh showerbase,...
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