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Unread 10-26-2003, 10:40 AM   #271
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How weird. It's supposed to be a picture of the shower floor tile...
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Unread 10-26-2003, 11:25 AM   #272
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I can see the very light collored, 2 inch floor tiles, but the whole thing is very dark.
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Unread 10-26-2003, 11:59 AM   #273
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John you referring to this one? http://johnbridge.com/vbulletin/atta...&postid=114432

I can see it but it's very dark.
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Unread 10-26-2003, 02:54 PM   #274
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Okay, before all of you go blind trying to figure out that picher, I have it under control - almost finished with the dry layout.
Pichers at 11. (This time cheapskate me will use the flash...)
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Unread 10-26-2003, 09:23 PM   #275
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Unread 10-27-2003, 04:41 AM   #276
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Lookin' good, MJ, is that the dry layout? Did you end up taper-cutting the edge that was out of line? For next time, that's another reason to let your wall tile stand proud so your floor can go under. It just helps alleviate some of the cutting.

Still, I think it looks just fine.
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Unread 10-27-2003, 09:38 AM   #277
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Thanks Sonnie. Yes, that's the dry layout. It's not off by much - I don't think it will be noticeable once it's caulked. Still, I wish I had done it the other way. The back wall too will have one side that should have gone under the side wall. Live and learn I guess...
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Unread 10-27-2003, 05:08 PM   #278
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Mary Jane,

Get 'em in and get 'em grouted and they will look bueno.
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Unread 10-27-2003, 05:52 PM   #279
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That's right..... grout is our friend

Makes a 100% difference in the finished product.
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Unread 10-27-2003, 09:44 PM   #280
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Quick question:I completely grouted this niche - should I have used caulk where the sides meet the back and top and bottom?
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Unread 10-28-2003, 06:28 AM   #281
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Yes, but don't worry about it now. If it cracks later you can dig the grout out and caulk.
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Unread 11-02-2003, 12:51 PM   #282
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I am so tired. I was up to 2am tiling the curb and pony wall after a full day of drywalling and moving light fixtures. The reason for this non-stop work is because I've called for a final inspection for tomorrow: plumbing (which of course includes a finished shower), electrical and building. Today's problem: I hooked up a new light fixture and now I can't turn it off! This is in the old kitchen which has 1936 wiring. There were so many wires up there that I think I lost track of one of them. Can anyone help me out? Please?
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You'll just have to find the right wire. You somehow bypassed the switch.
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Unread 11-03-2003, 02:08 PM   #284
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Unread 11-03-2003, 02:09 PM   #285
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that has to be the case, you've made the fixture hot and skipped the switch.

If you haven't noticed, and it may not be the case in your situation, but I run across a lot of old school stuff where they wired the switch hot and ran a leg up to the fixture off the switch. It can be exasperating, but it's mostly common sense. Sometimes you just gotta quit thinking about it for a bit. Then attack it again.

In the meantime, for the sake of final inspection, unscrew the bulb in that fixture just enough it doesn't come on. I've never seen an inspector throw every switch in the house. Around here, that part of the inspection would have already occured. Good luck.
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