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    Basic Drywall Question.

    I am replacing several pieces of sheet rock in my 35 yr. house. The new board is not really 1/2 in. So there is a level dif. My question is, do I taper where they meet with fix, allow to dry, then...
  2. Thread: Old Flange

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    Re: Old Flange

    Never mind, I solved it myself.
  3. Thread: 11" Rough-in

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    Re: 11" Rough-in

    Never mind, answered my own dilemma. Bought a ToTo Drake base at local plumbing store, the one I wanted. Took it home, set it over the bolts and had about 3/4" to spare. Problem solved. Sometimes you...
  4. Thread: 11" Rough-in

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    11" Rough-in

    I'm replacing old toilet with a new one (ToTo Drake). Specs call for 12" rough-in. The center of drain is 11" from wall, plus 1/4" for tile which will be installed later. Is there enough wiggle room...
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    Re: Faucet Dilemma

    Thanks for the answer. I was hoping a plumber with experience in installing shower faucets could narrow it down some. Just the few that you mentioned, there are multiple models in each name brand....
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    Faucet Dilemma

    I'm converting a two handle shower faucet to a one handle. There are so many different kinds and brands. I get suggestions to stay away from this and to stay away from that. A plumber salesman wants...
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    Re: Fiberglass Tub/Shower

    Never mind I already removed it.
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    Another Backer Board Question

    After exposing the 2x4's with sheetrock removal, I checked for squareness. Some 2x4's stick out causing the level to teter toter. To make them all level and square do I brake out the sander or plane...
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    Faucet Conversion

    I'm changing the shower valves from two handles to one. Does anyone know of a web site that will show images of what takes place with the existing pipes for the exchange. I think I can do this...
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    Fiberglass Tub/Shower

    I'm removing the tub/shower and I'm not sure how to get the flange around the tub that was nailed to the studs. Do I cut the sheetrock, about 2 inches all around, then piece back when done?
  11. Thread: Old Flange

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    Old Flange

    I'm remolding my bathroom, and one of the projects is to replace the old toilet with a new one. This is on a concrete slab. Problem, the old flange turns freely, but I can't lift it. The old bolts...
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    Hinged Glass or Sliders?

    I am going to change tub/shower to walk in shower with either sliding doors or glass hinged doors. I'm not sure of the pro's and con's of either of these. The cleaning and mold problems or the cost...
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    Tile Ready Shower Pan

    I'm a DIY homeowner. I am remodeling a 30 year old bathroom with a tub/shower combo. Replacing it with a walk in shower. I want to use a tile ready shower pan for my base. I have a concrete slab and...
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    installing bathroom vent

    When I install a ceiling fan in my bathroom, which never had one. I have no room in the attic to move around. The outside wall is stucco and there are no vents leading out. The garage is on the other...
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