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    • Installing a Tiled Shower

      DIY Questions and Answer August 8, 2018 Sonia

      Q: When installing a tiled shower, should I use grout or caulk at the joint where the tile walls meet the tub? A: For tiled showers, grout goes in the joints between tiles that are on the same plain (walls, horizontal shelves, etc.). However, waterproof caulk/sealant should be used in any expansion joints, such as the 90-degree angles where the […]

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    • Polycarbonate Panels

      DIY Questions and Answer August 8, 2018 Sonia

      Q: I’d like to cover my deck shade with clear polycarbonate panels. Do the panels handle snow loads in the winter? A: Your local building codes should provide the details for design loads that you will have to follow for your deck cover. A wide range of polycarbonate sheets are available and are engineered differently, some with multiple thin walls […]

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