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  1. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hey, I'm in the middle of a bathroom remodel and am converting my bathtub to a walk in shower. I've done all of the framing, laid my first layer of cement in the shower, and I'm about to put in my shower liner and pour the mortar for my shower threshold but as I prepared to do this I began to...
  2. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    So I've been watching videos on how to do your own mud set pan and noticed that some people just put cement board over the membrane on the curb instead of mortar. Anybody have on thoughts on this? Seems easier, but will it hold up?
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    My wife and I just purchased our first home and it is in desperate need of curb appeal. Any suggestions? We are not married to the boxwood hedges and would love to replace them. We also thought about putting a small entryway deck /stairs under the front door the would extend to the first...
  4. Plumbing
    I need to raise my shower curb from 4" to 6" without a major re-do...I tried to install sliding doors but because my side edges have a slight curve, exactly square doors won't fit properly. Shower one piece unit is a Aqua Glass. I get water going under and out the shower curtain when we shower...
  5. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello: I need help figuring out how to repair a damaged part of the curbside in my driveway (see attached photo). It looks like the curbside mix originally contains small limestone (I could be wrong). I would like for the patch to blend-in if at all possible. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance Marc
  6. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    I am converting a tub to shower and have a few questions.... PLAN slip sheet , wire mesh w/ mud for pre-slope & Red guard for pan. Backer board on walls w/ niches (not prefab) and a Better bench. 4x4x16 cmu w/ 2" cap for curb. QUESTIONS * re: mesh for pre-slope- Can i use "hardware cloth" 19...
  7. Building & Construction
    Hi -- I'm getting bids on a driveway apron repair. There's an existing granite curb at the foot of our driveway, below the level of the asphalt on the street, and below the level where the old driveway starts. An engineer from the city told us we should remove the granite curb before pouring...
  8. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Hey everyone, I'm remodeling my master bath, and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for making/purchasing a custom corner shower curb. My house has a crawlspace underneath, and the whole house is hardwood floors, except for the bathrooms; they sit on a 6 inch cement slab, with the...
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