09:01AM | 07/13/04
Member Since: 07/12/04
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I have little experiance in tiling, I have tiled the floors in my living room and kitchen. I am getting ready to do my upstairs bathroom. A freind of mine (does tile for a living) told me that I would need to lay down a sheet of 1/8 inch Dur-a-rock before I do anything. He told me to screw it down and then tile over it. This is all fine and dandy but he has since moved and after thinking about it, the 1/8 inch Dur-a-rock + the thinset + the tile is going to make the bathroom floor higher than the hallway floor. My freind gave me a peace of marble he called a threshold. Does this have anything to do with leveing the two floors or is it for something else? Also, is there a certain type of screws to use when attaching the Dura-rock to the floor? Last, my freind also told me to replace the wax ring and screws for the toilet, I figured the wax ring but why the screws?


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