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    Re: Re-Grout for Appearance

    Not too long ago I "re-grouted", partially, a tub surround because of staining and chipping out -- there had been some settling. The grout lines were about 1/4". I used a grout saw like the one...
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    Re: Tile in shower Buckling?

    You may want to check out www.tileyourworld.com. Lot's of good information and a very active number of contributors.

    Chuck
  3. "Wing wall" stability; absence of support at one corner

    I am rebuilding an interior shower in the same space as the old one, but as a “no curb” -- by raising and appropriately sloping the floor throughout the remainder of the room and tiling the floor and...
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    Re: need trench shower drain

    Jason,

    I was curious ... googled 'shower trench drain' and then '"trench drain" shower' and saw what looked like some good sites.

    http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud/pubs_p/docs/trench_drain.pdf...
  5. Re: removing baked-on paint from old glass panes

    I agree, a razor blade is the best I've found. Be sure to get a good blade holder, one that won't slip with every other stroke. Might be a bit more expensive, but well worth it with that many...
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    Splotchy paint sheen

    Just completed painting a 2nd coat of water-base semi-gloss on a wall that has been painted several times before. A few dings were patched with joint compound and covered with Bullseye 1-2-3...
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    Re: Paint not sticking over "DensShield"

    Yuk-Yuk ... Thx for your response. I've gone ahead and done the best I could. Time will tell if it was good enough
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    Grout over grout?

    Is anyone aware of successful long-lasting non-sanded grout over sanded grout? Based upon my inattentiveness(#@$&#!), I want to correct my mistake -- or did I stumble upon something that might...
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    Re: Paint not sticking over "DensShield"

    A. Spruce ... Duh! How did I not pick up on that? Thx for the response.
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    Re: Paint not sticking over "DensShield"

    Thank you for your post 080522jk. However, for some reason your post is mostly interpreted as a small block for each character. Is your post in a language other than English?
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    Re: Tub drain won't open

    What type of drain closer is it? If it is the type that has a lever on the overflow plate that is attached to rods connected to the stopper, and if your water is hard, these can sometimes get stuck...
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    Re: installing bathroom vent

    If possible, not only do you not want to void your homeowners/hazard insurance, you also want to avoid violating building codes. I'd suggest you talk to a dealer/installer that specializes in...
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    Paint not sticking over "DensShield"

    I am having a problem with paint not sticking.

    I have a ceramic tiled tub surround with DensShield as the tile backer board. The backer board was extended beyond the area covered by tile abutting...
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    Painting 5-year old refrig / rust

    Rust spots have shown up on my 7 year old refrig -- Kenmore. The all white "crinkly" finish seems "soft", almost like a vinyl coating. I'm guessing that the finish is one that I've read about as...
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    Re: Water Proof Wallboard for Bath

    Have you found it? So much time has past since then, you may not be able to find a match. I think you'll have to be more descriptive to get a reasonable reply. How will it be used? Under tile? As...
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    Re: Shower door mildew

    I believe most, if not all, bottom tracks, if not open sided on the tub/shower side, have openings through which the water is supposed to drain. If yours is designed with drain holes, be sure these...
  17. Kerdi /"modern" membrane with cast iron drain

    I am about to begin re-doing a shower on a cement slab -- that I had planned to do in 2001 -- finishing it with ceramic tile. (Someone had installed a 2nd layer of ceramic tile over a failed ceramic...
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