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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2019, 07:32 AM
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Posted By GHR
Smile :crap: I don't wanna be *older* but :wohoo: It's...

:crap: I don't wanna be *older* but :wohoo: It's my birthday. :)

Thank you! :moon:

And my kitchen is in limbo. With the holiday and my friend telling me his truck was towed to the dealer I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-30-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
Here's a photo of my breaker panel area. As you...

Here's a photo of my breaker panel area. As you can see the original FPE panels were butted together. My alcove Some of myneighbors' boxes are 4 abreast. One more reason many have yet to replace...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
As I said I would love to put AFCI everywhere, I...

As I said I would love to put AFCI everywhere, I just don't think I can foot the bill to both buy the breakers and have them installed in every room.

We are hardly rich and doing all this out of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-19-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
The thing is our wiring is wired at the breaker...

The thing is our wiring is wired at the breaker box a bit crazy. There are two 20A breakers on either side that do not alone shut off power. Either one alone turns off 2/3 of the house. To fully...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
Ideally I would replace all my breakers with AFCI...

Ideally I would replace all my breakers with AFCI since I have AL wire everywhere, but they run up to $90 a piece. I sure hope Houston codes don't need anything like that. I'll look it up though....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-18-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
Up to code relative to aluminum wire. Adding...

Up to code relative to aluminum wire. Adding dedicated circuits is not going to be practical on AL wire.

I will add GFCIs along the countertop as code requires. There are two plugs that are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
OK. So regular drywall? I need to replace some...

OK. So regular drywall? I need to replace some insulation too. Should I look to put in some kind of moisture barrier at least where the hole to the breaker box is? It's wide open to the outside...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
update

Plumber finally fixed the leaky pipe which had begun leaking more probably due to being in the exposed wall during the freeze we had last week. 10 grs or so it was average temp below 32.

As soon...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-11-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
Sadly I will not be removing the chase. Our...

Sadly I will not be removing the chase. Our units must not have had individual breaker boxes originally because all are mounted outside in aloves between the units' patios. Mine and my immediate...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-10-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
I'll get some more pictures of the area today...

I'll get some more pictures of the area today @ss3964spd

I posted some photos again of the room. The hole in the furrdown on the lft is where the leaky pipe is. The area is roughly 10 feet wide...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
Question Bumpety.... So I have a question about...

Bumpety....

So I have a question about layout; I currently have this U shaped kitchen as I may have mentioned.

The barshelf wall with the stove and wire question above divides the kitchen and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
I uploaded a different picture in my initial post...

I uploaded a different picture in my initial post and here are two more. @toolguy-KG

@jadnashua The wire goes to the "middle" pin of the stove plug. It's a neutral wire I think. The "left" and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-06-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By GHR
Water leak disaster and kitchen remodel

Disaster struck last week when I found a water pipe leaking into my kitchen wall over my window. Galvanized steel elbow seeping about 2 drops an hour.
Slow enough to go unnoticed for ages and be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-02-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
BrianBrasher I think you have hit on the...

BrianBrasher I think you have hit on the solution.

I need a pattern break and turning the first row of tile on 45 degrees might just be the ticket.

For further reference of the countertop here...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
Like I said been 5 yrs since I tiled the rest of...

Like I said been 5 yrs since I tiled the rest of the wall.

I don't have enough tile to go along the backsplash. I never intended to continue those tiles to the backsplash so I did not buy...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
Question tiled myself into a corner...

In 2014 when I built the bathtub surround I put 13x13 tiles along when wall from the tub to behind the commode stopping short of tiling up to the vanity.

Now I have finished tiling the countertop...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
I got the sink hole cut *finally*. I'm terrible...

I got the sink hole cut *finally*. I'm terrible at making such cuts. Almost ended up with an oval shape instead of round (I must have twisted the jigsaw while cutting even though I thought it was...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-15-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
Post Yeah the bond strength is impressive. I've seen...

Yeah the bond strength is impressive. I've seen the Schluter videos of putting 3 men on a shower seat made of kerdi board with no bottom support. I cannot remember if that was kerdifix onto the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
Smile Thanks everyone. I managed to get it cut...

Thanks everyone.

I managed to get it cut and didn't break the breakaway blade.

I got my neighbor to use his rock-steady hand to xacto blade the sink
template. Now I just need to cut out the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
Thanks. All I have are breakaway razors. ...

Thanks.

All I have are breakaway razors. I hope it will have enough stiffness to cut it off and not break. Wish I'd've noticed this on one of my many trips to home depot over last two weeks.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-14-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
How to open new tube of kerdi-fix?

This might sound like a stupid and moronic question but how do I open the tube of kerdifix?

It's not the usual pierce with a sharp pin it's more like it needs to be cut off using a razor? Any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-05-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
update

I got it figured out how to fix the gap. After months of trying shims
that were not going to work.

I found short screws and put a piece of composite wood (same type I was told to use as a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
Bump @ last post above....

Bump @ last post above....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-26-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
Question I'm looking to work more on this project. Got...

I'm looking to work more on this project. Got the plumbing done; moved the shutoff valves down below the vanity, but the plumber had to notch out a stud to make room to get a couple of fingers in to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-24-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,570
Posted By GHR
I straightened the edge with a break away razor. ...

I straightened the edge with a break away razor. It's mostly ok now, but as I had hoped not to do I have unequal front edge overlap on the outside corner to the wall. 1" down to 9/16". The...
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