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  • Posted in thread: bathroom remodel on 02-17-2015 at 01:44 PM
    That is cutting it pretty close. Try using an offset closet flange. That should gain you about
    2" and you won't have to add/move any pipe...if that is too much work, the make toilets with
    offset outle...

  • Posted in thread: My bathroom repair project on 03-04-2014 at 04:03 PM
    If you're replacing your old surround, just replace the supply to the shower head with a longer
    piece then you could use a standard (and presumably cheaper ) fixture. ??

  • Posted in thread: off-set Closet Flange on 02-11-2014 at 12:33 PM
    I just put a new floor and new walls up in the bathroom.I would guess that the new wall board
    he put up is thicker, or over laid onto the existing wall making the space between finished
    wall and flang...

  • Posted in thread: My bathroom repair project on 02-10-2014 at 04:47 PM
    Zanne,I think you'd be better off trying to find raised panel doors at a used cabinet/reuse
    building material shop than making them. That is, unless you have an in-table router set up
    that you could m...

  • Posted in thread: Leaking tank on toilet on 02-07-2014 at 02:03 PM
    I'm thinking that if you replaced the faulty flapper that was letting water leak into the bowl,
    now the tank can fill to the original level. No leak, no reason it can't fill to proper level
    and stay t...

  • Posted in thread: My bathroom repair project on 02-06-2014 at 01:01 PM
    Depending on how bent the original flange is, you may want to go with the Lowes gasket, spacer
    kit (the 13.00 dollar one) because the rubber gasket may help the spacer seal to the bent
    flange and you ...

  • Posted in thread: My bathroom repair project on 02-05-2014 at 04:56 PM
    I'm thinking in the next bathroom I will put down OSB or plywood that is 3/4 to 1/2 thick,
    topped with a moisture barrier, a layer of luan, and then the linoleum. Yes, that's how I would
    do that. Is ...

  • Posted in thread: converting bathroom sink drain to bathtub on 02-04-2014 at 12:33 PM
    I am not sure what code Kentucky uses. But under IPC, 1 1/2" is sufficient for a bathtub. Yes,
    it will need a vent.I know in Ohio a lot of guys aren't using 1 1/2" anymore because it will be
    illegal s...

  • Posted in thread: My bathroom repair project on 02-04-2014 at 12:23 PM
    Luan is the correct subfloor/underlayment for sheet vinyl. Cement board is only necessary for
    ceramic, porcelain, or stone tiles. Don't install the cement board directly to the joists--it
    needs to be ...

  • Posted in thread: Most efficient way to heat water on 01-24-2014 at 01:32 PM
    Thanks for the input, I wondered if the electric co. would try to recuperate some of the lost
    revenue. If I replace the 40 g electric heater with an NG, I'm still thinking of getting a
    smaller tank. I...


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