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Posted by Larry in Nashville, TN on 6/28/2015

...When the highlight of the day is getting the first toilet installed. Yes that was the big accomplishment of the day. Finally no trips to HD for that! Since Sandra grouted the master bath floor, we could finally get it in permanently, so before I left today, got it set. Instead of the old beeswax ring that's standard, I thought I'd try something different and went with a foam ring. Actually a piece of cake to use and since it's a second floor I feel a little more secure in it sealing. Five times the cost of a wax ring, but what the heck; I consider the $12 well spent.


Got started running wall tile in the master shower. I really don't like running tile. A very tedious chore that never really looks good until it's grouted, so there's not interim satisfaction. 

Sandra went through and vacuumed the entire house again. Got a lot of stuff sucked up, so hopefully will finally stop tracking stuff everywhere. Basically was still some sheet rock dust and of course a bunch of dry paint over spray from a couple weeks ago.

Will continue working on the master shower this week.

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Bath wall tile started with the leveling system used
A shot of the floor after grouting. Most of it is covered with paper to keep it from getting dirty during construction. But this corner is open and shows the results of the leveling system.



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