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  1. Re: Vapor barrier needed in basement family room?

    Thanks Keith,
    Steve
  2. Vapor barrier needed in basement family room?

    I have a poured concrete foundation. The 2X4 stud framing is in place for a new basement family room. I plan on using rigid foam panels for insulation. Do I need to install a vapor barrier in this...
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    Re: Is thread sealant needed for PVC ?

    Thanks everyone for the quick reply's.:)

    Steve
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    Is thread sealant needed for PVC ?

    Is there any need to use thread sealer on a PVC fittings? I am transitioning from 1 1/2 inch copper pipe to PVC. The sweated fitting is threaded along with the PVC adapter. If a sealant is required...
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    Re: How do you install tile on an inside corner

    Thanks guys for the quick response!!:)
    Steve
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    How do you install tile on an inside corner

    When I tile the inside corners of my shower should the tiles on the side wall be tight up against the back wall and the tile on the back wall overlap it or should they be equally spaced and filled...
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    Re: Which type of adhesive to use

    Thanks guys for the fast response. I appreciate the help.
    Steve
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    Which type of adhesive to use

    What is the correct type of adhesive to use when tiling shower walls and ceiling? I have just read two responses from Joe Ferrante and in one article he is using mastic and in the second article he...
  9. Correct sizing of thermostatic valve and piping

    Hello, Can anyone tell me if a 3/4 thermostatic valve is the correct choice (vs the 1/2 model) when used with both a shower head and a hand held shower unit? Each shower head will be controlled by...
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    Re: What thickness cement board

    Thanks Canuk!! That's just what I needed to know.

    Steve
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    What thickness cement board

    Can someone tell me if I should use 1/4 inch or 1/2 inch cement board (Hardybacker) when installing wall tile in a shower? Also should plastic sheeting or any other type of waterproofing be installed...
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