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Thank you for the reply BridgeMan45. I was...

Thank you for the reply BridgeMan45.

I was under the impression that the stairs would actually be offset from the house and some kind of gasket or caulking would be used to seal the space behind...
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Brick stairs on top of concrete patio slab concerns?

Hi everyone!

I am working with a mason on installing two sets of brick stairs (two steps per stair) from my back patio slab to my two doors. The first stair is a traditional door approximately 36"...
02-06-08, 12:12 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I didn't see anything on the website that said...

I didn't see anything on the website that said that the panels were fixed...

If you want to get a panel out, you do need to pull the track apart at that location to extract the panel. This is more...
01-16-08, 07:04 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I walked the house with the builder this morning...

I walked the house with the builder this morning and upon closer inspection, the wall this pipe is in is a 2x4 :eek:

The builder said that wasn't acceptable and plans on furring out the other...
01-15-08, 01:40 PM
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Posted By rkundla

New Construction - Dampen waste pipe sounds?

Hi!

My family is having a new home built and we are at the point where all the supply and waste plumbing is being installed. Supply is CPVC and the waste is the white PVC versus the black ABS.
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01-06-06, 03:35 PM
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Posted By rkundla

If there is another wall on the other side of...

If there is another wall on the other side of that stud, trying to manipulate it will cause the stud to bend/bow in the other direction, messing up the good wall.

If this is the case, your only...
01-06-06, 03:09 PM
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Posted By rkundla

There are no guarantees that those cracks are...

There are no guarantees that those cracks are completely fixed. If you had epoxy injected into them and they didn't leak this year compared to last year, then it might seem they are fixed.

But...
12-21-05, 02:42 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I have a U (or switchback) staircase going into...

I have a U (or switchback) staircase going into the basement and the landing point is only 7 feet tall and 36" wide. I was not able to get 4x8 drywall sheets down into my basement so I had to cut...
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Posted By rkundla

I got one with my Porter Cable kit and it worked...

I got one with my Porter Cable kit and it worked well attaching quarter round trim to baseboard. Low noise, low recoil, easy operation -- it worked for this DIY'er.
11-23-05, 01:17 PM
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Posted By rkundla

gun powder is gun powder so I doubt it is a...

gun powder is gun powder so I doubt it is a problem with your loads (unless they are all underfilled).

I used a hammer hit ramset and noticed I didn't get as good of results with a regular hammer...
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Posted By rkundla

I tried to use Power Grab to glue my track to the...

I tried to use Power Grab to glue my track to the concrete, but when I started messing with the transition piece, I popped it off the concrete so I used Tapcons. Now the track isn't going anywhere!
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Posted By rkundla

Although QuietWalk should be able to handle a...

Although QuietWalk should be able to handle a little moisture, flooding means that the entire underlayment is saturated and it would be almost impossible for all that moisture to wick away to the...
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Posted By rkundla

Sounds like a compound miter saw is your best...

Sounds like a compound miter saw is your best bet.

Depending on the width of the laminate planks, you would need a 12" miter or a sliding 10" miter in order to make a cut across the entire plank....
10-10-05, 12:40 PM
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Posted By rkundla

Very exasperating! I had an edge that looked like...

Very exasperating! I had an edge that looked like swiss cheese because I forgot to mark where my blocking was on the ceiling joist and I ended up just stabing screws into the drywall, hoping that I...
10-10-05, 12:32 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I went with the adhesive route. Used some clamps...

I went with the adhesive route. Used some clamps to hold it to the beam for 24 hours and they are on there and they aren't coming off that beam without a fight! I made sure to use an abrasive pad on...
10-06-05, 03:47 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I'd say he was talking about fiberglass tape...

I'd say he was talking about fiberglass tape...
10-06-05, 03:43 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I've used both the inside and outside paper-faced...

I've used both the inside and outside paper-faced metal corner beads from USG on my basement remodel and I highly recommend them.

The main problem I had with them though was that after I applied...
10-06-05, 03:25 PM
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Posted By rkundla

If you put furing strips on the joists and then...

If you put furing strips on the joists and then put drywall on the furing strips, you are distributing the weight of the drywall over a large area. As long as you use sufficient nails to attach the...
05-12-05, 12:53 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I agree with widing, the Tauton book by Roger...

I agree with widing, the Tauton book by Roger German is the one I keep going back to for reference.

Check out the reviews for it on Amazon. I think it is the highest-rated book in the bunch.
05-03-05, 12:19 PM
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Posted By rkundla

I have poured foundation walls with the faux...

I have poured foundation walls with the faux brick embossing so to compensate for irregularities in the wall surface I have my stud walls from 1" to 3" away fromt he wall. One wall is 4" to frame...
05-02-05, 06:05 AM
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Posted By rkundla

XSleeper, Tamarin and Jack the Contractor -...

XSleeper, Tamarin and Jack the Contractor - Thanks for all the tips!

Since I been doing the project a little at a time, I have been purchasing my wood at Lowe's since they are the closest. I take...
04-29-05, 11:26 AM
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Views: 7,195
Posted By rkundla

Basement Framing Tips

Hello!

I am currently in the process of converting a large portion of my basement from 'unfinished' to 'finished' status. I have read a couple of books on the subject of basement remodelling and...
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