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How to Prepare for Laying Tile Over a Concrete Floor

How to Prepare for Laying Tile Over a Concrete Floor

nbsp 0183 32 Concrete floors are durable and easy to clean but not very attractive One of the first steps in refinishing a basement or turning a garage into a usable room is to put down a new floor…

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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Concrete Floor in a

How Much Does it Cost to Install a Concrete Floor in a

It’s much more affordable to simply pour concrete over the existing floor if it’s in good shape than to demo a floor that’s in poor condition before installing the new one An inspection by a highly rated contractor will help you determine your needs Our Painted and Polished Concrete Floor guide also …

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How to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring  Lowe s

How to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring Lowe s

Use a self leveler on low spots and or sand high spots of wood or concrete Do not sand vinyl flooring – it may contain asbestos Self leveler is available in powder and pre mixed form and is used to create a flat smooth surface in flooring projects The strength of the product is similar to concrete Self leveler dries quickly so work

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How to Install Cement Tile  Villa Lagoon Tile

How to Install Cement Tile Villa Lagoon Tile

How to install cement tiles Villa Lagoon Tile s cement tile installation guides in English and Spanish with a demonstration video Also our commercial installation guide includes alternate sealant methods for high traffic cement tile floors

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Hillsboro Free PressCutting into concrete floors can raise

Hillsboro Free PressCutting into concrete floors can raise

nbsp 0183 32 Cutting through concrete is simply a bad idea whose time has long gone says Chris Peterson West Coast regional sales manager for SFA Saniflo which makes above floor plumbing products There are some sobering hazards to ponder before homeowners agree to allow anyone to cut into the concrete floor of their basement or garage

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Opening concrete floor without filling the house with dust

Opening concrete floor without filling the house with dust

nbsp 0183 32 I used a jackhammer on a similar project with a bathroom relocation opposite side of plumbing wall to put in a bedroom on my first floor I used a fiber reinforced blade on a circular saw to cut a shallow cut along the outline of the whole excavation and then hammered out the slab 4 quot No biggie Low dust and the chunks came out quickly

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How to Cut a Shallow Channel Into a Concrete Floor  Home

How to Cut a Shallow Channel Into a Concrete Floor Home

If you need to cut a shallow channel into a concrete floor to accommodate plumbing electrical or another purpose the quickest and easiest way is with a diamond blade wet concrete asphalt saw

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How to Remove Cement to Install Drain Pipes  Home Guides

How to Remove Cement to Install Drain Pipes Home Guides

Tips For surface drains snap parallel chalk lines at the desired width and use these as guides when marking the cement with paint For square floor drains cut the cement 1 2 inch larger than

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How to Cut Cement Backer Board for Your Next Tile Job

How to Cut Cement Backer Board for Your Next Tile Job

nbsp 0183 32 Cement backer board is a DIYer s friend—it will let you lay down tile without using a thick bed of mortar But you ll need to cut it down to size and here s how

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How to Cut Concrete With a Circular Saw  Home Guides  SF

How to Cut Concrete With a Circular Saw Home Guides SF

Concrete makes for an extremely hard and durable building material That same strength poses a difficulty when you have to cut through it for any reason Most cutting methods involve breaking the

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Easy Way To Cut concrete pavement  YouTube

Easy Way To Cut concrete pavement YouTube

nbsp 0183 32 Easy Way To Cut concrete pavement wet and dry cut warning please do not do it like me wear safety shoes specially if your electricity supply has no …

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Raised Floor Installation Manual  E Recommended Cutting

Raised Floor Installation Manual E Recommended Cutting

Section E of our Raised Floor Installation Manual is about the recommended cuttings tools for the installation of access computer flooring

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How to Level Concrete Floors 10 Steps with Pictures

How to Level Concrete Floors 10 Steps with Pictures

nbsp 0183 32 How to Level Concrete Floors Over time concrete floors can settle unevenly or become uneven due to cracking and moisture Whether you want to refinish an uneven basement floor or replace or add new flooring on top of an existing

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How to Remove Cement to Install Drain Pipes  Home Guides

How to Remove Cement to Install Drain Pipes Home Guides

Tips For surface drains snap parallel chalk lines at the desired width and use these as guides when marking the cement with paint For square floor drains cut the cement 1 2 inch larger than

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3 Ways to Cut Concrete  wikiHow

3 Ways to Cut Concrete wikiHow

nbsp 0183 32 Best amp worst Concrete saws amp diamond blades from Makita Hilti Stihl Echo and Husqvarna Duration 34 11 Stanley quot Dirt Monkey quot Genadek 68 887 views

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How to Cut Drain Grooves in Concrete  Hunker

How to Cut Drain Grooves in Concrete Hunker

Cutting concrete requires a walk behind saw Step 1 Snap a chalk line over the concrete where you want the center of the drainage groove Measure to the left and to the right of the chalk line 2 inches and snap two additional chalk lines The outside lines indicate where the concrete should be cut

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How to Install Vinyl Flooring in a Sheet — The Family Handyman

How to Install Vinyl Flooring in a Sheet — The Family Handyman

Even if you’re going over the old flooring with 1 in underlayment cut out or reattach loose vinyl and fill low spots with a hardening type of floor filler first so the underlayment will lie flat Photo 3 Photo 2 shows how to cut off the bottom of the door trim and jambs so the new vinyl flooring …

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Cutting into a Concrete Floor  Fine Homebuilding

Cutting into a Concrete Floor Fine Homebuilding

And if the concrete floor is a modern slab 5 in thick and reinforced with rebar you can spend a day accomplishing very little Well you get the picture Fortunately for a few hundred bucks you can hire a concrete cutting subcontractor to cut out a pad opening in about an hour

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How to cut a concrete basement floor  TractorByNet

How to cut a concrete basement floor TractorByNet

nbsp 0183 32 Re How to cut a concrete basement floor If you can do a good job of ventalating the room then a concrete saw would be cheap and fast You of course would need a wet vac to continually pull out the water

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When Where and How to Make Saw Cuts in Concrete

When Where and How to Make Saw Cuts in Concrete

In addition to the concrete mix and the weather conditions determining when to saw concrete is based on the concrete s hardness as well as the type of cutting equipment used to make the saw cuts Cutting too early causes raveling an effect created by the saw blade pulling the aggregate out of position leaving a messy weakened edge along the cut

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Cutting Concrete Floor Close to Wall  Renovate Forum

Cutting Concrete Floor Close to Wall Renovate Forum

nbsp 0183 32 I am currently cutting a channel in a concrete floor for drains as part of a bathroom renovation My problem is the cuts close to the walls rather than jack hammer these and risk cracking brickwork foundations I d like to cut this as well but can t get close enough ideally to within about 1cm or less of the walls with the concrete saw

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Installing a Toilet on a Concrete Floor  Hunker

Installing a Toilet on a Concrete Floor Hunker

A concrete grinder which looks similar to an angle grinder except for the specialized cutting wheel must be used to cut through the excess concrete and buff it smooth with the surroundings Installing a Toilet on a Concrete Floor

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Guide to Cutting Relief Joints in Concrete

Guide to Cutting Relief Joints in Concrete

nbsp 0183 32 Guide to Cutting Relief Joints in Concrete They can be used to do other types of floor cutting if necessary An early entry saw’s sole purpose is for getting on the slab early and doing these cuts It will save you time but will not be extremely useful in other cases

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How to Repair a Concrete Floor 13 Steps with Pictures

How to Repair a Concrete Floor 13 Steps with Pictures

nbsp 0183 32 How to Repair a Concrete Floor While concrete is a strong construction material it can still crack Temperature changes heavy weights and dropped objects can all damage your concrete floor by causing cracks and holes Fortunately

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Cutting concrete with a skil saw  YouTube

Cutting concrete with a skil saw YouTube

nbsp 0183 32 Using a skil saw to cut concrete You just need a diamond blade for your saw I just needed to get a cut in to break it off thick concrete a skil saw won t be able to get a big enough blade in

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Luxury Vinyl Tile Installation  Family Handyman

Luxury Vinyl Tile Installation Family Handyman

The best thing about installing LVT is how easy it is to cut All you have to do is score it with a utility knife and break it in two no wet saw mess no grinder dust no trips to a cut station and no broken tiles If you have to cut a hole or a curve heat the tile with a heat gun first Photo 9 Protect the floor as you cut …

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Electrical  This Old House

Electrical This Old House

Electrical Get current on the aspects of home electricity with how to s from planning to installation and beyond

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How to Cut a Concrete Floor for New Plumbing  Home Guides

How to Cut a Concrete Floor for New Plumbing Home Guides

Cut the Concrete Set the diamond blade on the concrete wet saw to a depth of 4 1 2 inches and cut along both chalk lines This is noisy and can be time consuming depending on the amount of steel

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How to Install an Electric Outlet in a Concrete Floor  Hunker

How to Install an Electric Outlet in a Concrete Floor Hunker

nbsp 0183 32 A nice thing about being a homeowner is the ability to add improvements where you see fit This can include just about anything including installing an electrical outlet in a concrete floor The challenging part of this project isn t the wiring but having to cut through the concrete

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How to Cut Through a Concrete Foundation  Bathroom

How to Cut Through a Concrete Foundation Bathroom

nbsp 0183 32 Learn how to cut into a basement floor the foundation of the house in order to do some plumbing for a bathtub In this video you ll see the cutting using a sledge hammer to break out the

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