Keeping a pan of water on the heater may help with the humidity or lack of it
Friend of mine had this done, embossing leveler was used to smooth out the ceramic,then sheet vinyl installed normally
A tilesetter can regrout and caulk the tub, but first what condition is the tile in?Solid, or feeling loose, spongy? If so, its a bit more major. T...
If its solid glued it was probially foam backed carpet. a commercial buffer with a sanding disc gets it done,only minor scraping at the walls.
there is a forum on this bb called heating and air, expert advise available there
Cutback adhesive? Said to contain asbestos,but it should'nt be coming through. The main thing to cause bleed through is solvent, such as insecticid...
I'm also quite concerned that they have installed them and the HVAC is not in the house. Normal for new constructionSanding will take care of the u...
some gapping can be expected. especally if it was installed during warm weather, now the floor is cool. i have this with azrock commercial 1/8" vct
That sounds like what we used to call plastic surfaced masonite.actually, I can't recall the name of the product...Melomane, Melomite? cultured mar...
Excellent post lawrence. If its limited to the crawl space, its likely that lack of ventilation or drainage is the problem. A home inspection speci...
Pepto bismol must refer to the color. Many tile manufactuers have gone out of business since the fifties, so good luck.
Just a thought, has the house been subject to freezing temps with no heat? Bath tiles would not be frost proof. Otherwise, no ideagood luck with it.
Three quarters inch will return it to the present level If the subfloor is sound it should hold up, if it cracks you can always go back to tile wit...
If thats also a fifty year old tile, you will likly find cement about 1/2 inch thick, and metal lath under neath. socalled mud work was common back...
In some cases, thinset wont bond over old adhesives. to increase bonding hold, mix it with polimer fortified latex just to make sure. I laid 8x8 ti...
Most likely lining felt. Was usually put down with linoleum paste. May have some luck by scoring with a utility knife and soaking with water with d...
I've never found a power tool thats effective at this. go to a flooring supply,thats the guy who supplies the retailers. get several razor scraper...