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PilotDane, Thanks for the help. You guys...

PilotDane,

Thanks for the help. You guys could close this thread now.

I returned the product back to Lowes this morning. I am convinced that this stone just does not work with the fireplace...
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Posted By carlg

Thought I would try explaining this again with a...

Thought I would try explaining this again with a picture this time.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/18p_n6rNRVXwhX7jbE1qApN9-L5WQYioM/view?usp=sharing

See how the profile of the stone sticks...
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Posted By carlg

"you need to have the front of the fireplace set...

"you need to have the front of the fireplace set out 3 for the stone veneer, is that correct?"

Yes correct!

Bringing out the fireplace though also brings out the mounting brackets. Now they...
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Posted By carlg

Thanks. It's a Modern Flames Landscape Pro...

Thanks.

It's a Modern Flames Landscape Pro slim series 56.

The unit is about 24 inches high, but the viewable area is only 14 inches. There is about 5 inches on the top and 5 inches on the...
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Posted By carlg

Recessed Electric Linear Fireplace

Installing a 56 inch electric fireplace this weekend. It is going to be surrounded by a stone veneer that I purchased. (my wall is 2x6)

The fireplace manufacturer gives 2 options for the mounting...
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Posted By carlg

Electric Fireplace--> 15 amp or 20 amp?

I just purchased a Modern Flames Landscape Pro Slim 56 inch electric fireplace.

The owners manual on the web says I need a 20 amp dedicated circuit. The one that came in the box says I need a 15...
01-18-21, 10:46 AM
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Posted By carlg

Fireplace wall - Do I need header?

I'm still building my wall in front of my wall. The wall will be a wall that will hold a 56 inch electric fireplace and it will also carry the weight of the manufactured stone veneer (about 10 lbs...
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Posted By carlg

Thanks for the info. I did not see it in the...

Thanks for the info.

I did not see it in the manual. But I guess the absence of it, means there is none.
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Posted By carlg

Clearance above Electric Linear Fireplace

Merry Christmas Everyone!

I just purchased an Electric Linear Fireplace.
Here is the model I purchased (the 56 inch one)
https://www.modernflames.com/portfolio/landscape-pro-slim/

I'm going...
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Posted By carlg

No I can't. I had them for at least a year now. ...

No I can't. I had them for at least a year now. I don't have the receipt any longer.

I just read the reviews for them on Depot's website and other's have had the same issue with them not...
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Posted By carlg

There is a dimmer on one branch, yes. But I...

There is a dimmer on one branch, yes.

But I have the same lights on another branch with no dimmer and some of those are failing.
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Posted By carlg

Flickering LED Recessed Housings

I have some recessed lighting and I put the retrofit LED trims on them. I did this about a year ago and they have worked perfectly for over a year.

Now all of a sudden some of them are starting to...
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Posted By carlg

XSleeper true. I am somewhat of an armature...

XSleeper true.

I am somewhat of an armature though. I do a project like this only about every 2 years or so. I don't do them all the time. With my luck, I'll be off by more than 1/4 inch. ...
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Posted By carlg

Thanks for the reply. This sounds perfect in...

Thanks for the reply. This sounds perfect in theory, but my measurements would need to be exact. When I'm working in the 2nd room, what if my measurements are off by just a 1/8 of an inch?
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Posted By carlg

Installing flooring opposite of directions

I'm going to be installing some of the Lifeproof vinyl plank flooring this week. The directions say that you should start with the tongue facing the wall and work your way away from the wall.
...
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Posted By carlg

Flooring Direction

I'm referencing hardwood or laminate flooring in this post. Something that is real wood or looks like real wood.

What is the proper direction to run flooring? Most of the houses I see have the...
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Posted By carlg

Gas Fireplace. What are my options?

Hi,

I'm looking to get ideas about the fireplace in the picture below. Here is the history of the fireplace:

It is a wood burning box.
The previous owner of the house converted it to gas...
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Posted By carlg

Yeah, my guess is that it's about 30 years old. ...

Yeah, my guess is that it's about 30 years old. We had the house for about 6 years. I don't think there is any poly over it though. It is not shiny and doesn't have that smoothness that poly has.
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Posted By carlg

What is the difference between a "Solid Stain"...

What is the difference between a "Solid Stain" and just painting it?
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Posted By carlg

Wood filler visible through stain

All of the trim in our house is stained wood. The person who originally did the work used wood filler on the nail holes. It looks like when the nail holes were filled, the filler was kind of smeared...
09-28-18, 12:20 PM
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Posted By carlg

North Eastern Pennsylvania

North Eastern Pennsylvania
09-28-18, 11:18 AM
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Posted By carlg

My ceiling height is about 5 1/2 feet so I'm not...

My ceiling height is about 5 1/2 feet so I'm not on my knees, but I am hitting my head.

I guess, does it matter whether it's called a CS or a basement?

Building science is saying a crawl space...
09-28-18, 10:21 AM
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Posted By carlg

How do you decide if it's a crawl space or a...

How do you decide if it's a crawl space or a basement?
09-28-18, 08:29 AM
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Posted By carlg

True, the exterior solution is not going to...

True, the exterior solution is not going to happen though due to all the digging, etc, that would need to be done.

Much of the new building science information that you see on the web today...
09-28-18, 05:23 AM
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Posted By carlg

Vapor Barrier over basement wall or not??

I'm going to be doing some work on my basement next week. This basement will never be finished. but I'm just trying to keep it dry. The floor is currently crushed stone. I may decide to put...
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