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Old cardboard ceiling tile replacement - where to buy?

Try local reclamation businesses. I needed slightly smaller ceiling tiles not so long back and I found a reclamation business that had boxes in the rear of the store. These are harder to find as the ...
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Old cardboard ceiling tile replacement - where to buy?

Low Density (wood) Fibreboard ceiling tiles. (eg Pinex(tm)) Assuming the leak that caused that has been fixed, steam the bent part a bit until it becomes flexible then nail it back up. They are a ...
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Shower grab bar at edge of tile

First make sure the Stud marked on the right is a Stud and not water pipe. It should be 16 or 24 inches in between the studs. Second: only one of the screws will have good grip (in the stud), the ...
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Shower grab bar at edge of tile

Do you have access to the wall from the backside? Somehow, you need to get framing into the proper position especially considering that you are mounting a grab bar. I assume mounting horizontally from ...
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Poor design roof tile causing leak?

So you have a roof that has lasted 50 years and you think you've discovered a poor design? (I'm not chuckling). Those little overlapping rows aren't there just meant to keep water out, they're meant ...
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How can I remove plastic film from porcelain tile?

I put the tiles in the freezer. It hardened the plastic so that it could be pulled off more easily. It is important to lay the tiles flat and pull slowly to start. Remove with a gentle motion.
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How toxic is tile dust after a remodel is done?

I did this kind of work without a mask for 20+ years after all the years of doing this I am now a great grampa so will you have any issues either dust after the work has been completed? Heck NO unless ...
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Recommended materials for molding concrete tiles?

You have (some unknown number) of forms. You only need about 88 pavers for 200 square feet, so just use the ones you have, repeatedly, and arrange a screed board that will level them somewhat below ...
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Recommended materials for molding concrete tiles?

You may be able to find plastic storage containers that will be a close size. Although most are rectangular and have some degree of rounded corners. Maybe change your plan to rectangular shape pavers. ...
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Recommended materials for molding concrete tiles?

The thickness of your pavers will be determined by how well supported they are. 1.5 inches is plenty (2 3/8" seems excessive)- as long as they are not rocking in their setting bed. You can simply ...
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