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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By zimzum
brad I just read what exspansion joints in a...

brad I just read what exspansion joints in a concrete slab are on this site, but I really dont know what they look like. So at this point ,I dont rember anything but the concrete!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By zimzum
yup I will add a first name, I didnt realize...

yup I will add a first name,
I didnt realize the rules of exspansion applied over a concrete slab,bu then again it makes sense since the walls are not concrete!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By zimzum
Hey guys I was thinking that I could have an...

Hey guys I was thinking that I could have an actual grout joint between the floor and the wall base ,but it looks like everyone is saying either a caulk joint or to lay the tile right over the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By zimzum
sorry guys , I meant is there a way to cut a nice...

sorry guys , I meant is there a way to cut a nice even 1/4 " off the edges closest to the wall of the tile already set in the ground . I was thinking something like a a grinding wheel with a diamond...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-18-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By zimzum
would like to remove wood molding and add a tile border ,but theres a porblem!

I tiled a room in my home a few months ago and while cutting the end pieces i got a small chip on nearly every tile do to the cheap home depot saw I was using(had a $100 felker wich cut perfect ,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By zimzum
thanks enforcer ,I've been reading all thier...

thanks enforcer ,I've been reading all thier stuff, im just looking for some extra advice for someone who's never leveled a floor with cement.

zim
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By zimzum
laticrete 816 skimpatch, general help with leveling compound.

I Have a dip thats 5 ft wide and travels 20 ft, its 1/4 " at its deepent and feathers out to 1/16' the rest of the way.I m considering using latipatch 816 trowable over that area(osb subfloor), can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By zimzum
, no I did not pull the nails out! I will...

, no I did not pull the nails out!

I will go pull them and the screws out, shim and stick some contruction adhesive in then screw it down.
Ill see where im at with that and add the blocks,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-24-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By zimzum
squeaky floor woes that screws/nails havent solved!

I have isolated where the squeak is coming from and drove in a bunch of screws in.
The screws had no effect at all!
The only thing that has worked so far is when I have someone walking on the floor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By zimzum
found this on customs site ...

found this on customs site
http://www.custombuildingproducts.com/ProductCatalog/Grout/PolyblendRenew.aspx?user=diy&lang=en
Forum: The Mud Box 07-12-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By zimzum
thanks tom! I called all three and they are...

thanks tom!

I called all three and they are authorized dealers, they also all said they would replace anything that was damaged ect...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-11-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By zimzum
anyone have good/ bad exsperiences with these online flooring stores?

just looking for feedback if anyone used these companies, especially people who had to deal with customer service after recieving damaged products!

did they pricematch your order like they claimed...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-03-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,747
Posted By zimzum
tom tee are there any tiling schools in pa?

tom tee are there any tiling schools in pa?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By zimzum
AH Thanks , that was my first tiling job I just...

AH Thanks ,
that was my first tiling job I just completed!
not perfect , but it came out ok visually!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By zimzum
Any ideas for this fireplace?

IM getting ready to lay wood floor as my next project , but I would like to pre plan around the fireplace if i can think of something to do here!
please chime in If you can think of anything that is...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-02-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,610
Posted By zimzum
thanks for the ideas guys! 4 days after the...

thanks for the ideas guys!

4 days after the last rainstorm and the musty smell is gone, just some stale air odor. so I def. have a moisture problem!

Well for starters of def. gonna do the radon...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-01-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By zimzum
I though this mite be the area , the emty space...

I though this mite be the area , the emty space below the coils and the filter?
Forum: The Mud Box 07-01-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By zimzum
how to find the inlet of hvac/furnace system?

I would like to try this stuff but I have no clue where to find the inlet(I h ave a heatpump)

BioZap is packaged in hermetically sealed plastic jars. Once opened, the foam slowly evaporates,...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-01-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,610
Posted By zimzum
thanks guys! Im squashed in the middle of 2...

thanks guys!

Im squashed in the middle of 2 other homes so doing anything major would probally be a problem. To start im gonna stick 6 foot pvc exstension on all the downspouts .
I also have a...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-30-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,610
Posted By zimzum
Thanks dave I have seen that site in the past,...

Thanks dave I have seen that site in the past, lotsa money when you start adding it all up . But if it works and i need I would pay!

Does anyone know ow to remove drylock from cinderblocks?
Forum: The Mud Box 06-30-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,610
Posted By zimzum
pics of landscape slope and down spouts

pics of landscape slope and down spouts
Forum: The Mud Box 06-30-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,610
Posted By zimzum
pics of my landscape slope , basement and down...

pics of my landscape slope , basement and down spouts
Forum: The Mud Box 06-30-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,610
Posted By zimzum
musty smell in basement gets worse after rainfall

I have been living in this 20 yr old townhome for 2 months now and after rainfalls the musty smell increases .I run a dehumidifier 24/7 and when theres been no rain for awhile it avg 40 to 45% on its...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-28-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 878
Posted By zimzum
how to tell the difference between water based and oil based stain?

I have a piece of furniture made from indonesian hardwood that I would like to strip and just apply natural teak oil to, how do I tell wether my current stain is oil or water based?


zim
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-28-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,717
Posted By zimzum
dang I think I did the same exact thing as Kim, I...

dang I think I did the same exact thing as Kim, I have lighter and darker areas.I think I either used way to much water during cleanup or the grout dried to fast in most areas..
I chipped off a...
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