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  1. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    My 80+ year old mom needs this to prevent a fall. My brother used a stud finder in a tiled shower stall for mom & couldn't find one. I was not here to check his work. Mom's house was built in 1959 and shower is original to house. Am in No. California. He drilled into tile anyway and left...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    I am tiling the walls in my bathroom, not the shower walls, but the rest of the walls. Do I need to install backer board even though it is not in the shower? If so, what thickness and can I install it over the drywall?
  3. Flooring
    Just when I thought alls good to go with new tile in a bathroom being 9' x 7' I noticed that the section coming into the room was sloping and not level with the rest of the room. Where Ive belt sanded and all the way to the right side of room. I was hopefull this was just a hump in the floor...
  4. Building & Construction
    Hey everyone, long time listener, first time caller. (Not so) Quick and dirty: I'm in a condo. First home, bought 8 months ago. Getting into DIY, finding its a big passion, but I don't have the money and time to get stuff done quickly or buy expensive tools/products :(. Installed flooring...
  5. Flooring
    I am looking to see if it is acceptable to tile directly over a pre-existing plywood that has been previously used as a floor backerboard. The bathroom floor construction is ¾” tongue and groove sub floor in decent shape and ½ plywood on top of that. Making the total floor 1 ¼” thick and quite...
  6. Flooring
    I am going to put ceramic tile in a 5'x7' bathroom that currently has a vinyl floor (that we put in about 12 years ago) and I have to also replace the shower since my ex-husband didn't do such a hot job putting in the kit. I am thinking about an acrylic base with tiled walls, but I need to know...
  7. Remodeling
    I am remodeling my bathroom in a gray color scheme. I am going to do my floor a dark gray and lighter on the wall that goes up behind the vanity and then up in higher in the bathtube. Is it ok to use the same size tile on the floor as on the wall but in different colors? Any help would be great...
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