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  1. Replacing Sleepers

    Flooring
    HELP!!! Yesterday, I pulled the carpet up in my sunroom. I found that the cement beneath is crossed with two sleepers. They are damaged as the result of moisture. I went outside to determine origin of moisture and found that the sleepers actually run outside. This room was added on top of...
  2. leveling cement basement floor for tiling?

    Flooring
    I have installed a Bathroom/Laundry room in basement, but did not realize the cement floor is very un-level from exterior wall to main drain in room, it is out of level by 1 inch in a six foot span, the area were i installed tub was level. i want to tile floor with ceramic. Is there an easy way...
  3. tar paper/wire mesh/cement over subfloor

    Flooring
    I ran into this when we pulled up the old tile and cabinets in our 1967 era home. The bathroom is on pier and beam, but back in the day, there wasn't cement board around so they poured about two inches of concrete between the floor joists on top of the subfloor then laid the tile. After...
  4. Greetings from Dallas, Texas

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone. I am here because of the mess I have created after hiring out a master bath remodel to three different contractors. I really need help deciding how to go about repairing the floor so we can lay the tile (again.) What we have is a pier and beam house (circa 1968) with about 2...
  5. tar paper/wire mesh/cement over subfloor

    Building & Construction
    I ran into this when we pulled up the old tile and cabinets in our 1967 era home. The bathroom is on pier and beam, but back in the day, there wasn't cement board around so they poured about two inches of concrete between the floor joists on top of the subfloor then laid the tile. After the...
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