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  1. Flooring
    My husband and I are older and live in a rural area. We are not close to any big towns. We are presently getting bids on have tile installed. I have been doing a lot of research so I am an informed consumer and hopefully will choose the correct installer to put down the correct products...
  2. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I've started a remodel of a 1/2 bath. When I removed the sink/cabinet, I find that the floor under the cabinet is not at (or near) the same level as the rest of the floor. The rest of the floor is somewhere 1 to 1.25 inches higher, made of what looks like concrete, and that surface was...
  3. Building & Construction
    I have a 2 family flat with a 1st floor apartment and a 2nd floor apartment. 1950's brick and mostly plaster walls in Washington, DC. I recently had the 1st floor apartment gutted and remodeled. When the contractor did the ceiling they shimmed the bottom of the sagging joists to make the 1st...
  4. Flooring
    Our sunroom is ~200 sq ft [11 x 17] and slopes 1 3/4" over 11 ft. (Oh yes the foundation had issues 10+ years ago hence the slope, the previous owners had 8 piers put in and I had the same company come look at it again and nothing has moved since then so I feel comfortable fixing it). Looking @...
  5. Flooring
    Here is the SHORT version of my question- Can you skim coat with Henry 547 over Hendry 555 or 565? And how dry does it need to be? can you do it before the full dry time or do we have to wait and prime first? THANKS FOR ANY HELP! So we have spent many many hours, lots of blood, sweat and tears...
  6. Building & Construction
    I'm making my basement useable. So I moved all the mechanicals into a corner and have partioned them off using a frame/drywall wall. I had my plumber install a floor drain near the mechanicals. The old floor drain is in the middle of the basement so I want to 1) fill in the old drain 2) level...
  7. Flooring
    Hi guys, I'm a 1917 craftsman homeowner and Im about to embark on my first major reno (tearing out teh kitchen)... really looking fwd to it but i know its gonna get messy. The problem at hand is that the existing kitchen is partially built on top of the old porch. Structurally sound but it is...
  8. Building & Construction
    My basement floor is very uneven -- the centre is as much as 6" higher than the outside. It was recommended that I use concrete poured in on top of the existing (cracked) slab. Is this the best bet? Will I have to do more than one pour? Would sleepers be an option? (With sleepers I could...
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