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Forum: Flooring 09-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,845
Posted By Ed4x4
Aluminum/Metal Stair Nosings

I havent been on here in forever, but this was the first place I thought to come to for my current dilemma. We've got a set of concrete stage boxes in some game suites, and right now it has rubber...
Forum: Flooring 03-28-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,291
Posted By Ed4x4
electric impact jack hammer. then floor sander....

electric impact jack hammer. then floor sander. then lots of floor prep.
Forum: Tiling 03-22-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,439
Posted By Ed4x4
I see you're up in Tulsa. Im in OKC. The one we...

I see you're up in Tulsa. Im in OKC. The one we have down here is decent. I dont do much dealings with them, but I have given them as an option for some of my clients when they're choosing tile....
Forum: Flooring 03-18-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,376
Posted By Ed4x4
Are you installing by yourself? Or is labor...

Are you installing by yourself? Or is labor included in that $4.00?

I would go with an engineered wood for that price. It will hold up better then laminate in a kitchen. $4.00 is on the lower end,...
Forum: Flooring 03-02-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ed4x4
Times are tough man. I've lowered my rates on a...

Times are tough man. I've lowered my rates on a few jobs, taken on a few that I normally would have turned down, done work in places that disgusted me. Just not the place to be picky. Right now I've...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 02-21-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,419
Posted By Ed4x4
Haha sorry guys, guess I didnt make myself clear...

Haha sorry guys, guess I didnt make myself clear enough. Im not adding a shut off valve, not cutting pipes, nothing thats going to alter the existing plumber aside from new fixtures. Mike I...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 02-21-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,419
Posted By Ed4x4
Im not actually doing anything to the plumbing,...

Im not actually doing anything to the plumbing, just need to remove the fixtures and demo. I just want to be able to cap the shower so I can turn on the rest of the house while working on the...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 02-21-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,419
Posted By Ed4x4
I dont think the plumber will be an option. I've...

I dont think the plumber will be an option. I've tried talking them into it but they're selling the house and want to put as little as possible into it.




Thank You! Thats exactly what I need!...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 02-21-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,419
Posted By Ed4x4
Shower tear out/re build

Ive got a question, not so much about a shower build, but shutting the water off. This is my first tear out and rebuild, so far they've all been new construction. I've got one to go bid on and Im...
Forum: Flooring 01-16-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By Ed4x4
ANYTHING that causes damage to another portion of...

ANYTHING that causes damage to another portion of the house is not acceptable, regardless of trade/profession. If this doesnt make sense to them, explain that when the painters return to fix the...
Forum: Flooring 01-10-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By Ed4x4
Thanks! I wasnt sure how well the tear out was...

Thanks! I wasnt sure how well the tear out was gonna go, but I was out of options. I had me and two guys, and we couldnt pull it up. Mostly worried about shreading the carpet/backing. Had to patch a...
Forum: Flooring 01-09-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By Ed4x4
recent turf job turned nightmare

Storytime:
I got a phone call last Sunday from a buddy, asking if I had any seam sealer handy. Told him sure, he came by and I gave him a box and asked why he needed it. He's not an installer, but...
Forum: Flooring 12-30-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,144
Posted By Ed4x4
I'd like to meet her. ;)

I'd like to meet her. ;)
Forum: Flooring 12-29-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,144
Posted By Ed4x4
really...?:eek:

really...?:eek:
Forum: Flooring 12-29-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,144
Posted By Ed4x4
Must be trying his hand at flooring now. needs to...

Must be trying his hand at flooring now. needs to know the in's and out's so he can be an overnight expert. You should watch HGTV, lots of tips for people like yourself.
Forum: Flooring 12-26-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,806
Posted By Ed4x4
I almost cant install laminate in an occupied...

I almost cant install laminate in an occupied house :thumbsup: :laughing:
I'll do a good double check to make sure no ones around before I attempt some of those door jamb cuts.:laughing:
Forum: Flooring 12-26-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,806
Posted By Ed4x4
I suppose you could glue along the seam, though I...

I suppose you could glue along the seam, though I never have. Cant say I've read that on any of my products either. With pull bars, tapping blocks, pry bars, and mallets I can always get a piece to...
Forum: Flooring 12-26-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,806
Posted By Ed4x4
Certainly wasnt calling you a do it yourselfer....

Certainly wasnt calling you a do it yourselfer. But yes, I ALWAYS cut the door jambs. Wood, laminate, tile, always cut 'em. Its the only way for a truly clean and proper finish.

When you say...
Forum: Flooring 12-26-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,806
Posted By Ed4x4
Those pull bars will save you. You can also lock...

Those pull bars will save you. You can also lock if in long ways and use a tapping block at the end of it to lock with width. The home improvement do it yourself shows never show these kind of...
Forum: Tiling 12-26-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,854
Posted By Ed4x4
The building owners had mentioned a water so I...

The building owners had mentioned a water so I jumped the gun an assumed thats what the problem was. First thought maybe the moisture weakened the thinset before it ever properly set up. Just didnt...
Forum: Tiling 12-22-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,854
Posted By Ed4x4
Much thanks gentlemen. I'll check the walls...

Much thanks gentlemen. I'll check the walls tomorrow. The front wall is full pane windows with metal frames. Remove the grout, replace with caulk, should be problem solved.
Forum: Tiling 12-22-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,854
Posted By Ed4x4
The majority of the area is about 25x15. This...

The majority of the area is about 25x15. This makes more sense. Thanks man, pretty sure thats the problem. I'll check the walls are area's that could cause it.



True. Im not sure where the...
Forum: Tiling 12-22-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,854
Posted By Ed4x4
Mmk thanks. Just curious if anyone had any tips...

Mmk thanks. Just curious if anyone had any tips to AVOID tearing out the entire floor. I think I mentioned that in my original post... mm yup here it is:


was wondering if any of you other pro's...
Forum: Tiling 12-22-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,854
Posted By Ed4x4
Perhaps I didnt explain the problem in terms you...

Perhaps I didnt explain the problem in terms you understand? The bond between the tile and the subfloor has failed. They have lifted off the floor and kind of "bounce" when you step on them. Looking...
Forum: Tiling 12-22-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,854
Posted By Ed4x4
Tile Repair

Hello Gentlemen!

I've got a repair coming up at a local fast food joint. I went by and looked at it and Im not really sure what to expect. The tiles are not set on the concrete, and only held...
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