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    ? re tile over pex tubing

    On top of my subfloor I have radiant foil barrier, then 5/8" (od) pex tubing and aluminum heat plates. I have filled in the balance of the floor (7x10 foyer) w/1x3s screwed to the subfloor. Now I...
  2. Re: floor prep for porcelain tile over hydronic heat

    Thanks for the info. I pulled up 8x8 tile from the area I will be adding the heat to and tiling over. Never had cracking in tile or grout. The subflooring is exposed and there is a wee bit of flex...
  3. floor prep for porcelain tile over hydronic heat

    My head is spinning w/sites for prepping hydronically heated floor for porcelain tile finished floor. I laid the pex tubing over my subfloor( 12"spacing), will cover pex w/aluminum plates and use...
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    tile hydronic heat

    I need some advice about tiling over hydronic floor heat. Laying hardwood over phase 1 was easy as I used 1x3s. I think I will be routing out my subfloor to put the pex tubing in channels. ...
  5. Thread: water heater

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    Re: water heater

    Thanks for the info on the water heaters. I did not mention this when inquiring about indirect vs direct HWH, but I have 30% of my house w/hydronic floor heat operating on a separate thermostat (via...
  6. Thread: water heater

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    water heater

    Time to replace my 18 yr old State nat gas water heater. I have a Weil-McClain nat gas boiler w/83% efficiency. Does it make sense to install an indirect water heater w/this efficiency?
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    Re: painting plaster wall

    My entire house is the 1960's swirly rough plaster and I have painted every single wall! I like a bit of sheen so I have used gloss and semi-gloss over plaster and did not prime because I have used...
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    Re: kitchen cabinet painting

    Thanks for the info! I am, now, the lone user of the kitchen in my single family home, but want to make sure the paint is long-lasting(unlike what the sellers did to debbysewn's cabinets) for when...
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    kitchen cabinet painting

    After reading through a myriad of websites & talking w/BMoore & SherwinWms people, I don't have a clear concensus on the best type of paint for longevity on kitchen cabinets; enamel, oil based, high...
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