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    Thanks John. This will be a curbless shower. ...

    Thanks John.

    This will be a curbless shower. One of my reasons for using Hydroban on the pan is that I should have enough left over after waterproofing the walls. The TS membrane (plus the Noble...
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    QuickDrain linear drain questions

    I have an upcoming project that will use QuickDrain linear drains, the ones that have an integrated 6"-wide flange of Noble TS.

    The shower has both a window and a niche. I had planned on using...
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    Thanks folks. I ended up ripping out the liner...

    Thanks folks.

    I ended up ripping out the liner and installing a new one. Some money out of pocket, but I told the customer I didn't feel confident that the preformed corner would give a reliable...
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    Pasco shower liner and preformed corners

    Hi all -

    I was at a job today where I installed a Pasco 40 mil liner, and *tried* to install their preformed corner (where a curb butts into a wall) with their solvent cement.

    I had watched...
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    remodeling around cast iron toilet flange

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    I'm on a project where the homeowner had a tiled bathroom floor that "crunched". The floor was over a 6" high dirt crawl space. I ended up taking out everything down to the floor...
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    adjusting the shower head angle

    Question regarding shower head...even when it's angled as low as possible, it's still aimed too high.

    Is there a connector of some type that goes between the shower arm and shower head that...
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    hi 1320ms - this is my two cents my first...

    hi 1320ms - this is my two cents



    my first choice would be to rent a toe-kick saw to cut nearly flush with the bottom plate of the exterior wall. second choice would be to carefully use a...
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    thanks...

    another basic question - what's the purpose of the plastic nut where the two pipe sections meet? to hold the new tailpiece in place?

    i mean, only the plastic pipe is threaded, right? i guess i...
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    Thanks again for the responses. I'm about to...

    Thanks again for the responses.

    I'm about to call it a night, but plan on looking into your suggestions when I pick back up on the project.

    Thanks
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    Thanks for the fast response Florida... I...

    Thanks for the fast response Florida...

    I don't *think* there's a P-trap...here's a picture of the entire cabinet space, plus the crawl space where the pipe goes. I'm not sure if the second...
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    replacing basket strainer

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    Some basic questions follow - thanks for your patience and advice.

    I'm trying to replace a basket strainer. I've got the old strainer removed, but I'm now confused how to remove the...
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    cutting hole for toilet pipe

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    i'm doing some remodeling work, and my plumber just cut a hole for the toilet flange. right now, i only have 3/4" OSB subfloor, plus 1/2" plywood underlayment. i plan on putting down ditra...
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    I've used both, but don't really have a...

    I've used both, but don't really have a preference. With the mesh, you can skip the bedding coat of mud. I normally feather my butt/tapered joints out pretty wide (~14"), so either type of tape...
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    alternative to SLC

    I had a similar situation, trying to flatten an existing floor. I used strips of roofing felt to even out low spots. It doesn't compress, and was easier for me to work with than SLC
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    Check out BuildingScience.com. They have some...

    Check out BuildingScience.com. They have some good information on properly insulating a basement.
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    Thanks guys. I picked up a diamond tipped drill...

    Thanks guys. I picked up a diamond tipped drill bit and it made the job much easier.

    Another question - What's a 4x3 combination flange?
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    Google "plywood underlayment apa". The first...

    Google "plywood underlayment apa". The first result has a fastener guide for installing the 1/2" ply underlayment. It calls for a lot though...every 4" on the edges and 6" grid in the field will...
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    Thanks Redwood. I'm doing as suggested, but...

    Thanks Redwood. I'm doing as suggested, but drilling those remaining 2 holes is a PITA. I'm using a couple of tile bits from Black & Decker, picked up from HD, and it is slow going. Is there a...
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    Hi I'm back again after 6 months. The work...

    Hi

    I'm back again after 6 months. The work in this bathroom from the initial thread got put on hold while I finished up the rest of the rehab.

    Anyways, so the contractor wouldn't come back...
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    The baseboard heat actually helps to hold the...

    The baseboard heat actually helps to hold the floor down. I wasn't able to use spacers underneath it since I wouldn't be able to remove them after the floor was in.

    JadNashua - I tried...
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    JadNashua and HJ - thanks for the replies. I'm...

    JadNashua and HJ - thanks for the replies.

    I'm gonna remove the planks that I've installed so far (they click-together with a milled locking mechanism; hoping I can get them out w/o too much...
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    expansion gap for floating floor

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    I'm installing a floating bamboo floor, made from engineered wood. It's going in a rectangular room that already has baseboard heat along two walls that form a right angle.

    Flooring...
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    limitations of wood epoxy?

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    I have 3 windowsills that are rotten. One of them has a hole, about the size of 2 silver dollars, that goes through to the stud cavity. The rest of this windowsill, along with the 2 others,...
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    Hi Mike That's a good question, I'm not sure...

    Hi Mike

    That's a good question, I'm not sure what that is. It's a hard material, not flexible at all. Any ideas on what it could be?
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    Hi Phil, thanks for posting the links. I was...

    Hi Phil, thanks for posting the links.

    I was off on the length of the header before a doubled-up one is necessary, but mine is only about 30" long, so a single still would've been fine.

    Any...
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