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Plexiglas attached to concrete

We have 200 cm x 300 cm (78" x 117") Plexiglas panels which we are planning on using in a new house. Anyone have the perfect way to adhere the panels to smooth concrete walls and floors to create...
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Smile Go with wood

I have had hardwood floors in a beach house since 1972. Would never consider anything else. But I do know the pitfalls of laminate, including Pergo. I had Pergo installed for a business environment -...
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Eng'd VS. Lami

There will never, in my opinion, be a lami that looks natural enough to look like wood. Even many awful eng'd wood floors look too much like lami to me. The click-eng'd floors are easy to install and...
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Floating floor

I agree with Hardwood... Only thing to add is to make sure you leave a 1/2" expansion space along all edges of the plywood AND leave a 1/2" expansion between each sheet of plywood AND make sure the...
03-21-08, 02:57 PM
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Riser / tread formula

I have always used the formula.... 2 x riser height plus 1 x tread depth = 25 to 28 inches.... This has always worked but I can't say how I first heard this formula 30 years ago.
03-21-08, 02:16 PM
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Smile How to construct cantilevered stair treads

We are having built a stairway using old cedar for the treads which will be connected on only one end. The treads will be 130 cm and about 7 to 8 cm thick, 35 cm deep. The treads will be connected to...
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Smile I think that grinding is a great way if the area...

I think that grinding is a great way if the area is large enough. BUT do it wet, NOT dry. For many reasons besides the dust. Check with the tool rental guy to get the right pads or discs for wet...
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