What is the purpose for leaving 1/8" of a space between backerboard when installing it?Why not just installing them without leaving the space betwe...
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All,I've laid tile on flat level surfaces and now I'm ready to tackle a bathtub conversion to a walk in shower. But, I'm taking it a step further ...
After 32 years living in a 'company' house built in 1927, we have discovered all the first floor hardwood flooring has been laid in the SAME direct...
What advice can you give re painting plywood floors to use for a couple of years instead of laying down flooring?
Posted yesterday on same subject, but without the icon. ANY suggestions or ideas most gratefully accepted.
Does anyone have any advice on how to paint outdoor retaining wall blocks and outdoor concrete flooring?We are going to paint a basketball court on...
I have a second floor room (11 x 15 ft) with a load of about 1500 lbs of books and furniture. I am not certain about the floor joists but think th...
Over time my beautiful white grout has becomes dirty looking even though the floors get washed. I've used baking soda & vinegar, Tilex, and Oxy-Cle...
I would like to install a concrete floor over old linolium tile. Is this possible or do I have to remove the tile first?Any suggestions would be a...
I am in the process of ripping up the 1/4 inch plywood that is on top of my subfloor. I am planning to replace it with 5/8 inch plywood. My first...
I have a small half bath that one side of the floor around the toilet has rotted. It is only a 1'x 1' area if that. The wood is not rotten all th...
I have laid ceramic tile in entry way looks great but i have grouted it today and i need help on getting the grout out of the textured tiles i laid...
Hi. My 6 year old spent much of the long Wisconsin winter running off excess energy throughout the house. This often led to his flopping around o...
Our house is approx. 1442 sf and we are still trying to decide which flooring would be best. It will be just the DH, the two FLK's (four legged ki...
I currently have a very outdated kitchen that needs to be completely remodeled. I will not have the budget to do so for a few more years. In the me...
i have a bulding with 2500 square feet of hard wood oak floor, i think and a 3000 square foot tin cieling from the 1850 era how do i remove th...
I've got a small wooden kitchen floor that a previous owner painted and stained in a beautiful harlequin pattern. My dog's nails have really scrat...
I am building a room addition. Is 3/4 inch particle board safe as 3/4 inch plywood?There is about a 30% cost difference.
I have just build a porch on the front of my house, extending the full length of the house from what used to be just a concrete pad outside the fro...
We have a house that we inherited and 2 of the bathrooms have sheets of tile applied to the walls all the way to the ceiling. I was told that the t...