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05-03-13, 07:11 PM
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Posted By jgreetham

Amount of watering on new sod (and a couple other questions)

Hi all,

I've just spent $7500 on grading & new sod for my whole yard. I'm on a corner lot. Also had all but a couple of trees removed in front & side - $4500 for that. My corner faces south so my...
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Posted By jgreetham

New hardwood floor & replacing toilet

Hi all,

I'm putting in new 3/8" engineered hardwood floors including in the guest b/r. I've pulled out the toilet to put the new flooring in. Do I need to do anything to the mounting flange in...
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Posted By jgreetham

Wood Floors, Hardwood Floors - Mannington...

Wood Floors, Hardwood Floors - Mannington Flooring (http://www.mannington.com/Residential/Hardwood/Hand-Crafted/Marrakech%20Moroccan%20Hickory/MMH05PA1.aspx)
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Posted By jgreetham

I chose the 1" staples because the flooring is...

I chose the 1" staples because the flooring is just 3/8". At least the spec says 3/8" although it measures more like 5/16" - probably 9mm. I'm going into the 3/4" plywood subfloor & my thought was...
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Posted By jgreetham

Just to reply to myself, I have gotten my...

Just to reply to myself,

I have gotten my new stapler and have fastened-down 6-8 planks last night before it got too late. It seems to work just great. It sinks the staples just right & no...
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Posted By jgreetham

We have gone with plywood. I just have to believe...

We have gone with plywood. I just have to believe that it is more stable than HDF.

Cheers,
Jim
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Posted By jgreetham

Cause of "dimpling" in engineered flooring installation?

Hi all,

I'm preparing to nail down a Mannington engineered hardwood floor over plywood subfloor. I can't afford the $500 for their recommended "Floor Monster" nailer. I've ordered a Bynford...
08-21-11, 05:55 PM
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Posted By jgreetham

However, I just took a look in the attic and the...

However, I just took a look in the attic and the roof framing looks to put a lot if the roof weight on the wall midway between the 2 existing girders and over the proposed new one. I wonder if I...
08-21-11, 04:11 PM
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Posted By jgreetham

Hi all, Back again after a trip to the beach...

Hi all,

Back again after a trip to the beach and some more investigation.

We had a foundation guy come out to give us an estimate for a fix. I'm enclosing a floor plan he drew with some...
07-26-11, 06:34 PM
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Posted By jgreetham

Well, let's see if we can make some sense of...

Well, let's see if we can make some sense of this:

We have a rectangle 5 x 7 paces with corners W, S, E, N. There is a stairway inside the rectangle which turns 90 deg about half way up. The W-S...
07-26-11, 07:16 AM
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Posted By jgreetham

Thanks for the insight. Investigation is...

Thanks for the insight. Investigation is continuing. However I had a disruption last night when my dishwasher started leaking around the motor. So the extra $900 that was going to go on the flooring...
07-24-11, 12:28 PM
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Posted By jgreetham

Oops - I said there are 3 supports along the main...

Oops - I said there are 3 supports along the main but there are 7. 6 original ones and a 7th which was added when we bought the house 12 yr ago to fix a problem with doors not closing properly.
07-24-11, 09:19 AM
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Posted By jgreetham

Question Repairing floor sagging

Hi all,

For my first post here I hope I can describe this situation well enough. The basic question is about the best strategy for jacking-up a low spot in my floor

We're putting new engineered...
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