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07-18-16, 08:02 AM
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Posted By jro29

Thanks, this makes sense! I bought extra sheets...

Thanks, this makes sense! I bought extra sheets anyway since I wasn't sure how much waste there would be and I am probably the world's worst carpenter.
07-17-16, 09:16 PM
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Posted By jro29

I have another question (I haven't had much of a...

I have another question (I haven't had much of a chance to do this project due to some other stuff coming up): I am about to start laying the Advantech but am not sure about placement. I'm using page...
07-11-16, 02:33 PM
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Posted By jro29

Thanks - I won't glue. Since I'm putting down the...

Thanks - I won't glue. Since I'm putting down the Advantech, is a fancier underlayment like this one a waste of money?

Eco Cork Foam 75 sq. ft. 3 ft. x 25 ft. x 0.126 in. Laminate and Engineered...
07-11-16, 07:43 AM
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Posted By jro29

Larry, do you recommend gluing the advantech in...

Larry, do you recommend gluing the advantech in addition to the deck screws? I seem to be getting conflicting information on this point.
07-08-16, 08:20 PM
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Posted By jro29

Thanks for the advice! Should I leave an...

Thanks for the advice! Should I leave an expansion gap between boards, or, since this is an underlayment, can I butt them all together?

The only reason I'm using 1 3/4" cleats is because the wood...
07-08-16, 07:46 PM
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Posted By jro29

I agree, I have no idea what they were thinking...

I agree, I have no idea what they were thinking with that slant cut - they didn't even attach the wood they used to cover the hole. When you stepped on the carpet there, you could feel the board...
07-08-16, 06:30 PM
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Posted By jro29

I measured the joists, look to be 2x8's as I...

I measured the joists, look to be 2x8's as I initially guessed. The longest unsupported run is 9 feet; they are 18 foot joists but at the midpoint there are 2 2x10s running the length of the...
07-08-16, 09:01 AM
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Posted By jro29

Are there any tricks to figuring out the species?

Are there any tricks to figuring out the species?
07-08-16, 07:55 AM
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Posted By jro29

Here's an update: the floor is 1/2" all around...

Here's an update: the floor is 1/2" all around with joists spaced something like 20" on center. There are a few areas where I'll need to add blocking so I can cut out sections and make repairs. I...
07-07-16, 09:06 AM
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Posted By jro29

Prehistoric subflooring strata

Hello, I have a question about subflooring.

The master bedroom in my house had carpet which was end of life (my way of saying it was disgustingly filthy), so I decided to put in 3/4" pre-finished...
05-16-16, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By jro29

Well, I'm an idiot. The sociopath electrician who...

Well, I'm an idiot. The sociopath electrician who wired the box had the three sets of 14/3 entering the boxes in different orders, and I made the dumb assumption that A corresponded to A across the...
05-16-16, 04:10 AM
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Posted By jro29

This was one of the first things I considered,...

This was one of the first things I considered, since I wasn't too sure about the wiring of the lights. Unfortunately, all the cans are sealed off and under floorboards in the attic, so getting to...
05-15-16, 07:48 PM
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Posted By jro29

Daffy duck wiring - need help

My living room is set up with 8 recessed light cans wired to three three-way switches. There is little rhyme or reason to how the lights were assigned to the switches - one switch controls two and...
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