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filling medicine cabinet (space after removal)


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06-03-05, 08:19 PM   #1  
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filling medicine cabinet (space after removal)

We need help!
my husband and I are remodeling our small bathroom, but we have one problem there is a huge medicine cabinet that takes up most of one wall. We want to remove it and cover the hole. We don't know how,then we want to hang a mirror, our other problem is the medicine cabinet has lights attached to it. please help us. thank you.
we really want to do this together.

 
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06-04-05, 01:36 PM   #2  
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Unless you can diconnect the wires at the source you will need to enclose them in a box with wire nuts covering the ends of the wire.[so there no exposed wire] You will need to add lumber to the hole the cab came out of so you can fasten a small piece of sheetrock, flush with the wall. You then tape and mud where it connects. Should take about 3 coats of mud. Sand lightly after last 2. Since the smallest piece of drywall you can buy is 4'X8' check around for a house being built or remodeled. Chances are they will give you a piece of scrap big enough to do this.

 
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